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Canon IXUS 285 HS
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Canon IXUS 285 HS

A fully featured 20.2 megapixel 12 times zoom factor digital 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

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Good Features
Overall Score
28
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 28?

At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest digital cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
5184 x 3888 pixels image resolution
Fairly high megapixel
Does not feature bluetooth
Fairly large minimum aperture number
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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 g.

Canon IXUS 285 HS front dimensions

Canon IXUS 285 HS size in context

Canon IXUS 285 HS In-Depth Analysis

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Features

5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The IXUS 285 HS has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The worst image resolution of all digital cameras is 2592 x 1944 pixels and the best is 7680 x 5120 pixels.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP. With a megapixel of 20.2 megapixels, the Canon IXUS 285 HS has one of the higher megapixels amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Weight

The IXUS 285 HS has a relatively average weight (147 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

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

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 12 times zoom factor, the IXUS 285 HS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The IXUS 285 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The IXUS 285 HS has a relatively typical display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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2/3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 2/3"" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on digital cameras. 8.80 x 6.60mm.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The IXUS 285 HS has an orientation sensor, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Self-Timer

The IXUS 285 HS has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 285 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The IXUS 285 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras.

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5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The IXUS 285 HS has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras. Most digital cameras have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 5184 x 2912, 3648 x 2736, 3648 x 2432, 2736 x 2736, 3648 x 2048, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. The worst still image resolution of all cameras is S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 and the best is 6016 x 4000.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Canon IXUS 285 HS does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other cameras also do not feature bluetooth.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture numbers of cameras range from -2 to 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4. With a minimum aperture number of 3.6, the IXUS 285 HS has a fairly large minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The IXUS 285 HS has an external flash connector, as do most of the other cameras.

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Supports Direct Printing

The IXUS 285 HS supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The IXUS 285 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon 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. Across all cameras the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

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

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The IXUS 285 HS features contrast adjustment. Most of the other cameras also feature contrast adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The IXUS 285 HS has a pretty typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon IXUS 285 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other cameras also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Features Face Detection

The IXUS 285 HS features face detection. Most of the other cameras also feature face detection.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The IXUS 285 HS features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras.

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Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon IXUS 285 HS is a camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard).

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Has an HDMI Port

The IXUS 285 HS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The IXUS 285 HS has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other cameras.

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Age

Released 18 Months Ago

This camera was released in January 2016.


Product Identifiers

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