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Canon IXUS 285 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 20.2MP 12x Jun 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Expert reviews are good
Good size
Price increase of £29.31
7 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

Expert review site dkamera.de scored this camera 80%.

Good User Reviews

IXUS 285 HS owners on average rated this digital camera 87%. 3 reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically for its high megapixel cameras. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three owners who bought this digital camera concluded that it was compact. Sash1 said in their review of this digital camera on Johnlewis.com “Excellent compact camera with a good range of features”. Lucyi rated it 4 stars out of 5 and mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Johnlewis.com “Really pleased with performance of this camera and compact and stylish”. Cjk07 said on Johnlewis.com in April last year “Great little compact camera; small, light, easy to use” in their review of this digital camera.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Thehungrymeerkat said last year “Pros - 1) Good zoom 2) Lightweight Cons- 1)Low light photos bit blurry sometimes” in their review of this digital camera.

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Very Light

The IXUS 285 HS is one of the lighter similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera (only 147 grams) amongst cameras of this age. The average weight of newly released similar spec cameras is 440g, and the weights range from 110g to 920g.

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Design

Easy to Use

Two owners who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use.

Good Product Quality

One owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was good quality. In April last year Fotoman13 wrote in their Canon IXUS 285 HS review on Johnlewis.com “Built to a very high standard and quality of course (what else from Canon?)”.

Robust

One person who bought this digital camera considered that it was well made.

Nice Design

One customer who reviewed the Canon IXUS 285 HS considered that it was good looking.


Good Quality Lens

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good zoom. Browndigby mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Good zoom feature”.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One owner said in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Good Quality Pictures

One person who bought this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. In April last year Sash1 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Johnlewis.com “Images are very good even in poor light conditions”.


Features

Good Technical Features

One person who reviewed the product thought it had good features.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 285 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has an HDMI Port

The IXUS 285 HS has an HDMI port, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Features Face Detection

The IXUS 285 HS features face detection, as do most of the other cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has a USB connectivity. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a USB connectivity.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 285 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out in the last 12 months.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The IXUS 285 HS supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for the last year also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Leica M10 ($6,595.00) which has better reviews.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The IXUS 285 HS has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Camera

Supports Direct Printing

The IXUS 285 HS supports direct printing, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has an HDMI

The Canon IXUS 285 HS has an HDMI. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out in the last year also have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon IXUS 285 HS supports PictBridge. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for the last year also support PictBridge.

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Light Exposure

Supports One ISO Sensitivity

The IXUS 285 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most recently released comparable spec digital cameras. The most frequently supported ISO sensitivity is 100, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities Auto,3200,80,100,160,200,320,400,800,1600 are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Display

Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months have display resolutions (numeric) of between 20 pixels and 2,400,000 pixels. When compared to other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera, the display resolution (numeric) of the IXUS 285 HS of only 20 pixels is one of the lowest.

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Battery

Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most latest high megapixel cameras take between 180 and 1,239 battery life (CIPA standard), including the IXUS 285 HS which takes 180 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Other

Released Eleven Months Ago

It was April 2017 when this digital camera was released.


Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 285 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 12 times zoom factor, the IXUS 285 HS has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for the last year.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers discounts lv876mp, canon 1082c006aa, canon lv876mp
Barcodes 04549292057478, 04549292057591, 08714574634395, 08714574634432

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