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Canon IXUS 275 HS Digital Camera

20.2MP 12x CMOS Feb 2015
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Inside an ultra-slim pocketable design with a sleek metal front exterior, the fashionable IXUS 275 HS packs all the features you need to capture and share superb quality photos and movies. A... More
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Owner Reviews Are Good

This compact camera digital camera has an average owner rating of 85% based on 156 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed it thought it was good quality. A. Peacock said in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS on Amazon two years ago “The pictures are a decent quality”. Amazon Customer gave the product a rating of 5 stars and mentioned in their review on Amazon “Good quality pictures”. Two years ago Amcc mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS “Picture quality is very good and for the most part it is easy to use”.

Good Quality Lens

Several people who bought the product thought it had a good zoom. Frank Lomax wrote in his Canon IXUS 275 HS review on Amazon “A perfect replacement for my previous Canon Ixus 80 with more options, much better zoom and is very easy to operate”. Holy_grail_seeker gave the product an excellent rating and said on Amazon two years ago “In addition the zoom really is as good as claimed by Canon”. Jo gave it a score of 5 stars and she wrote in her Canon IXUS 275 HS review last year “Sharpness at shots taken on full zoom when hand held”.

Easy to Use

Eighteen customers who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and wrote in their review “It is so very easy to use Thank you”. Two years ago Eas wrote “Easy to use and understand settings” and rated it as very good. I. Harper scored it 5 stars and wrote last year “Nice camera and very easy to use, was bought for my daughter who is very pleased with it” in their review.

Some Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewers who purchased this digital camera thought it was easy to use the menus. Paul wrote in his review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS two years ago “The various settings have to be fully exploited depending on the lighting conditions to get a like-for-like photograph” however he only scored the product 2 stars.

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Good Size

A number of people thought the product was compact. Amazon Customer wrote “Very good VFM, easy to use, practical features, sound choice for a compact camera”. Amazon Customer also said “Takes very good photos, compact”. Amazon Customer also said “Brilliant camera for price easy to use compact and takes good photos”.

Some Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewers who purchased it thought it was lightweight. Last year Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “User friendly and lightweight”. Mrs Gillian Bennett mentioned “Lightweight and compact - zoom is amazing”. Ms_ling_69 gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Very small in size and lightweight” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer who purchased the product considered that it was a squeeze to fit in. Last year T a Pyle-Corney wrote “It wonj't run without it) so yet another bit of £ they are trying to squeeze out of you”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewers thought this digital camera was able to produce good images. Amazon Customer said in their review of this digital camera last year “The quality of the video - image and sound - is outstanding” . Amcc wrote on Amazon “Transferring photos to my tablet worked well after a bit of fiddling” in their review however they only gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars. Anne T. said on Amazon “I'm glad I took some photos and tested this facility very soon after buying the camera” in her review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS yet she gave it a rating of 1 stars.

Good Video Capture

A few people who bought it considered that it was good for video recording. In January last year Happymum gave the product an excellent rating and said in their review of this digital camera “Videos are great too although battery life could be better”. I. Hazlehurst said in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS “Love this camera, photo's and video so easy to do, I bought a 32GB memory card as the 20MP sensor does take large files”. Last year Rob M. mentioned on Amazon “The HD Video Recording works great”.

Good Technical Features

A few customers who purchased it said that it had good features. Jln mentioned two years ago “Lots of features that actually are useful” in their review. Mr B mentioned on Amazon “Along with this, some of my favourite features of the older model such as the super-slow-motion video are now gone” in his Canon IXUS 275 HS review. Paul mentioned in his review two years ago “The features are plenty” .

Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

We checked 19,820 owner and expert reviews for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range.

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Good Connectivity

A few Canon IXUS 275 HS owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was wifi compatible. David M. said “The camera is great, happy with the Wi Fi connection” in his review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS but even so he gave it a score of 3 stars. Deano42 rated it as very good and wrote in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review on Amazon “This is by far the better option! This camera has everything 20Mpixel this, WiFi that”. Two years ago Holy_grail_seeker wrote in their review on Amazon “The ability to upload photos using wifi makes sharing photos simple”.

One person who purchased this digital camera thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. T a Pyle-Corney said on Amazon “The only ports on there are mini hdmi and it won't charge if connected with a USB - again it won't charge on the move”.

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Good Support

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had good technical guidance. I. Hazlehurst rated the Canon IXUS 275 HS as very good and mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS on Amazon “There are manual settings too so you can take photos to your own liking”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewer who bought it wrote that it was noisy. Last year Mr B wrote on Amazon “The colours are less rich and there is more noise visible in the image” in his review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS but even so he gave this digital camera a score of 40 out of 100.

Nice Design

Some Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewers considered that the product was a good design. Karj10 wrote on Amazon “I decided it was time to upgrade this year and went for the newer IXUS 275 HS thinking it would be of equal design quality with improved picture quality” in their review.

One Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was neat. Bob wrote “The cameras neat small looks good anf takes very clear pictures simply” in his review of this digital camera.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The IXUS 275 HS supports wi-Fi. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS do not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including a cheaper camera such as the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 ($189.99) or you might consider a better rated camera such as the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99).

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a built-in flash, unlike most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 275 HS which do not have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with a built-in flash currently available including cheaper digital cameras such as the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 ($189.99).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 275 HS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including a cheaper camera such as the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 ($189.99) or you might consider a higher rated camera such as the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99).

We compared all the other cameras which also have an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS is also worth considering.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras of this age and type range from 1.3MP to 22MP, and the average megapixel is 16MP. The IXUS 275 HS has a fairly high megapixel (20.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS.

Cameras with a higher megapixel that might be worth looking at include the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99) (20.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to look at including cheaper digital cameras such as the FinePix XP80 ($189.99), or the FinePix XP80 ($189.99) both from Fujifilm.

If the memory card type of this camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99) (SD,SDHC,SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most compact cameras that have been available for more than a year. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 275 HS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Has Three Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the IXUS 275 HS is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than a year. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 275 HS. The photo effectss "Positive film" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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Very Many Total Megapixels

Across all the compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS the total megapixelss range from 12MP to 22MP, and the average total megapixels is 18MP. The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a very many total megapixels (21.2 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 275 HS.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The IXUS 275 HS has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than a year is 1280 x 1024 pixels and the best is 8688 x 5792 pixels.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 275 HS is 2.7, the smallest is 20, and the average maximum aperture number is 7. The Canon IXUS 275 HS has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (7) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The IXUS 275 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). In addition, this Canon camera supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 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.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is actually the best supported video resolution amongst all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 275 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across similar types of camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon IXUS 275 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution across all compact cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

A 640 x 480 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most commonly found light exposure correction on cameras of this type and age.

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Nine Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

nine auto Focus (AF) pointss

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has more auto Focus (AF) pointss than most of the digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 275 HS. Most of the comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS only have between one and eight auto Focus (AF) pointss, however this camera has nine auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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Very Small ISO Sensitivity (min)

At only 80, the IXUS 275 HS has a quite small ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS. Across all the similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 80 to 130, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Battery Life

A number of Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewers thought it did not have a good battery life. Mr B rated this digital camera 2 stars and he said “The battery, (which is not compatible with older models) does not last as long” in his review. T a Pyle-Corney wrote last year “It doesn't come with a mini USB lead so you can't charge it up in your car” in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS.

Not Robust

Some Canon IXUS 275 HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 275 HS was not well made. Ella Peterson mentioned on Amazon “Not as solid”. Eric Horton said last year “The flap of the battery/card compartment appears fragile” in his review of this digital camera but in spite of that he still gave the product a rating of 4 stars.

One Canon IXUS 275 HS owner who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was not strong and durable. Amcc mentioned on Amazon “It doesn't seem to be as robust as previous Canons I've had, in particular the door covering the battery seems quite flimsy”.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 275 HS do not support Full HD video. The IXUS 275 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D

The IXUS 275 HS is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 275 HS are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS do not have a GPS (satellite). The Canon IXUS 275 HS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

There are a number of other digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to consider including the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon IXUS 275 HS does not support video capability. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS also do not support video capability.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other compact cameras that came out more than a year ago, the Canon IXUS 275 HS is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the IXUS 275 HS is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than a year. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras of this spec and age. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 1280x720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|640x480@30fps, which is typical of many compact cameras that have been available for more than a year.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a quite large minimum aperture number (3.6) compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IXUS 275 HS. The smallest minimum aperture number of compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 275 HS is 1.7, the largest is 3.9, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.3.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 275 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon camera was released over two years ago.

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon IXUS 275 HS has a fairly average display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 275 HS.

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99) is also worth considering.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 275 HS has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the IXUS 275 HS has a relatively typical optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the IXUS 275 HS.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99) (30x) which also has a higher rating.

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MOS Sensor Type

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. Most comparable spec cameras that were released around the same time as it have a CCD sensor type.

Other cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to consider include a cheaper digital camera such as the Fujifilm FinePix XP80 ($189.99) or you might consider a higher rated digital camera such as the Canon SX710 HS ($255.99).

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Sync-Speed
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Quick Start Guide
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB Connectivity
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

User Reviews

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Reviewed 11 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent camera...

Reviewed 20 July 2016 by Lesley Joslin
(Verified Purchase)

It was a gift.

Reviewed 6 July 2016 by HappyMum
(Verified Purchase)

After a lot of research I bought this for my husband as he was grumbling about the awful quality of his phone photos. It is a lovely camera, very compact as you would expect, and the photo quality... Read more…

Reviewed 25 May 2016 by MURPH
(Verified Purchase)

After an Olympus equivalent this is a great DISAPPOINTMENT - nowhere near as simple or intuitive to use - zoom facility/range is excellent and photo quality is fine and it downloads easily but all... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2016 by P. W. Bland
(Verified Purchase)

This little camera has been an amazing success and is so good that I have taken to using it in place of my Panasonic bridge camera for sports photography. The picture quality is astounding for... Read more…

Reviewed 14 May 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Tiny wonderful thing. User friendly and lightweight, perfect to carry around in my backpack. Good quality photos but not for night events. The quality of the video - image and sound - is... Read more…

Reviewed 10 May 2016 by Deano42
(Verified Purchase)

Written May 2016 This is a superb camera and at such a good price. If you go for the latest IXUS 285 then you have been swindled, at double the price of the 275. This is by far the better option.!... Read more…

Reviewed 10 May 2016 by Mrs SCR Mintram-Mason
(Verified Purchase)

Love it, just wish they included a paper guide with the camera, having to download and read all instructions from a pc is not very convenient. Prompt service.

Reviewed 9 May 2016 by Stephenpreece
(Verified Purchase)

Not good in low light :(((...

Reviewed 8 May 2016 by D j mills
(Verified Purchase)

Very capable and very small...

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Barcodes 04549292029383, 04549292029901, 08714574626543, 08714574626550

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