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Canon IXUS 285 HS

71

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Canon IXUS 285 HS

Canon IXUS 285 HS
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A highly rated and good spec compact camera
Compact 20.2MP 12x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon IXUS 285 HS Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon IXUS 285 HS number 881 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
37 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others.
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 digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Style and performance in your pocket with this slim 12x zoom IXUS. shoot stunning photos and full HD movies with ease and share effortlessly via wi-fi and
Sy, slim IXUS you can keep with you all the time<br>- superb full HD movies at the touch of a button<br>- easily connect, share and shoot remotely<br>- enjoy the quality your memories deserve<br>- play and experiment with your creati
Pocketable style
Instant full HD movies
Quick connections
Superb quality
Effortless creativity
Only 180 battery life
Does not feature bluetooth

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon IXUS 285 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon IXUS 285 HS?

The Canon IXUS 285 HS is 99.6mm wide and 58mm tall. It is 22.8mm deep and weighs 147g.

Canon IXUS 285 HS front dimensions
Canon IXUS 285 HS size in context

Canon IXUS 285 HS In-Depth Analysis

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon IXUS 285 HS of 20.2MP is higher than 83% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The IXUS 285 HS has a maximum image resolution of 5184 x 3888 pixels. That's 27% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The IXUS 285 HS's optical zoom of 12x is in the biggest 29% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 285 HS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The IXUS 285 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.6 is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 95% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The IXUS 285 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of 3,200 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 61% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The IXUS 285 HS's weight of only 147g is in the lightest 31% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Only 180 Battery Life

The IXUS 285 HS is a digital camera that takes 180 shots battery life. Most of the other digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Supports Direct Printing

The IXUS 285 HS supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The IXUS 285 HS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The IXUS 285 HS does not feature bluetooth, although this is within the context that 95% of digital cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The IXUS 285 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 38% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the IXUS 285 HS of 3" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 46% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has a self-timer. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The IXUS 285 HS has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Has a Carrying Case

The IXUS 285 HS has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The IXUS 285 HS has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of digital cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Canon IXUS 285 HS features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon IXUS 285 HS's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 11% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The IXUS 285 HS features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Features Face Detection

The IXUS 285 HS features face detection, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The IXUS 285 HS has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on cameras.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The IXUS 285 HS has an orientation sensor, unlike 92% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon IXUS 285 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 73% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon IXUS 285 HS features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 1076c007aacp1000media, canon 8030207007214, canon 1082c006aa, canon 1079c001aa, canon 1079c007aa, canon 1082c001aa, canon 1076c001aa, code 1076c007aa, code 1082c006aa, canon p233293p, canon p234296p, canon p233134p, canon p234314p, canon cl5dza00, canon cl5dzs00, canon p234315p, canon lv880mp, canon rp108in, canon fr48701, canon ep60401, canon ep620nc, canon ep62001

Barcodes:

04549292034622, 04549292057478, 04549292057539, 04549292057591, 08030207007207, 08030207007214, 08714574634395, 08714574634418, 08714574634432

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