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Canon Ixus 220 HS

70

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Canon Ixus 220 HS

Canon Ixus 220 HS
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A good spec but 7 year old compact camera
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Jun 2011
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon Ixus 220 HS Review

With very good features, we have scored the Canon Ixus 220 HS as follows:
79
Features
Good Features
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
N's HS system provides consistently high image quality in all conditions, while the inclusion of a 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor provides high-speed shooting functionality. perfect for taking everywhere, the IXUS 220 HS also packs a 24mm ultra-wide angle 5x optical zoom lens into a sleek, stainless steel body just 19.5mm thin, making it the slimmest camera of its kind[1]. the ability to shoot full HD (1080p) videos with stereo sound also allows users to capture moving images in stunning qual
Exquisite design, HS system-powered performance
Ultra-wide, ultra-flexible
Small, stylish, feature-packed
Incredible performance, outstanding ease of use
High-speed and creative shooting
Shoot underwater with waterproof casing
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Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

Canon Ixus 220 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon Ixus 220 HS?

The Canon Ixus 220 HS is 92.2mm wide and 55.9mm tall. It is 19.5mm deep and weighs 141g.

Canon Ixus 220 HS front dimensions
Canon Ixus 220 HS size in context

Canon Ixus 220 HS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon Ixus 220 HS of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 18% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The average megapixels of all digital cameras is 16MP, with the lowest being 0.3MP and the highest being 80MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Ixus 220 HS has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon Ixus 220 HS's optical zoom of 5x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Ixus 220 HS's minimum aperture number of 2.7 is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 65% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ixus 220 HS has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Ixus 220 HS of 0.0005s is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 44% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Ixus 220 HS of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 32% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

Across all the digital cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Ixus 220 HS's weight of only 141g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 71% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Ixus 220 HS has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The Ixus 220 HS supports Full HD video, unlike 76% of digital cameras which do not support Full HD video.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Ixus 220 HS has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon Ixus 220 HS features multi burst mode, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature multi burst mode.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Ixus 220 HS has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Ixus 220 HS has an HDMI port. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Ixus 220 HS of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 81% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon Ixus 220 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 32% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon Ixus 220 HS supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Ixus 220 HS does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Cameras have display resolutions of between 23,000 pixels and 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Ixus 220 HS of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 71% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Ixus 220 HS of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 72% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon Ixus 220 HS supports custom colours. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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Higher Than Average Waterproof Up to

Cameras have waterproof (up to) of between 1.5m and 100m, and the average waterproof up to is 14m. The waterproof up to of the Ixus 220 HS of 40m is higher than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 93% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 220 Battery Life

The Canon Ixus 220 HS is a digital camera that takes 220 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Only 480 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Ixus 220 HS supports a maximum still image resolution of 480 x 480. That's 92% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Digital cameras resolutions range from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon Ixus 220 HS supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Shorter Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Ixus 220 HS of only 24mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is shorter than 65% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Ixus 220 HS features flash exposure compensation. 79% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Ixus 220 HS does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 70% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Video Out

The Ixus 220 HS has a video out, unlike 100% of digital cameras which do not have a video out.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 5100b006aa, ixus220hsroo, canon 121mp

Barcodes:

03610170014188, 03610170531500, 03610170533856, 04960999688701, 04960999689425, 04960999689456, 07330381059384, 08714574565910, 08714574565927, 08714574565934, 08714574565941, 08714574565965, 08714574566009, 08714574566016, 08714574566030, 08714574566047, 08714574566061, 08714574566108, 08714574566115, 08714574566146, 08714574571263, 08714574571270, 08714574571287, 08714574578019, 08714574578064, 08714574578088

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