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Canon IXUS 265 HS

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A multi award winning and fully featured 16 megapixel 12 times zoom factor camera
Compact 16MP 12x No Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon IXUS 265 HS Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have scored the Canon IXUS 265 HS as follows for Summary.
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394 Reviews + 3 Awards
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50
Good Features
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has not bad expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 94%, based on 394 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Has a built-in flash
Quite large minimum aperture number
Only 190 battery life (CIPA standard)

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How Big is the Canon IXUS 265 HS?

The Canon IXUS 265 HS is 99.7mm wide and 57.6mm tall. It is 22.4mm deep and weighs 147g.

Canon IXUS 265 HS front dimensions

Canon IXUS 265 HS size in context

Canon IXUS 265 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 33,726 owner and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good zoom.


Features

Average Megapixel

The IXUS 265 HS has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on digital cameras.

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Average Weight

The Canon IXUS 265 HS has a fairly average weight (147 grams) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the IXUS 265 HS has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The IXUS 265 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of digital cameras is 2.9", and the display diagonals range from 0.5" to 9". At 3 inches, the IXUS 265 HS has a quite large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on digital cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the IXUS 265 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). In addition, this Canon camera supports a video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail. The video resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The IXUS 265 HS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other cameras also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

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The IXUS 265 HS supports video capability, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The IXUS 265 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The IXUS 265 HS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This Canon digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 2048 x 1536, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. Across all cameras the best still image resolution is 6016 x 4000 and the worst is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of cameras is 3.4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from -2 to 22. With a minimum aperture number of 3.6, the IXUS 265 HS has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon IXUS 265 HS is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other digital cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 265 HS has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The average digital zoom of cameras is 11x.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon IXUS 265 HS supports direct printing. Most of the other cameras also support direct printing.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The IXUS 265 HS has a fairly small closest focusing distance (only 0.01 meters) compared to most of the other cameras. The average closest focusing distance of cameras is 0.17m, and the closest focusing distances range from 0.001m to 5m.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The IXUS 265 HS has an orientation sensor. Most of the other cameras also have an orientation sensor.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The IXUS 265 HS has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was July 2014 when Canon released the IXUS 265 HS.


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