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Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS
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36 Reviews
82
Features
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79
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Our Verdict:
A fully featured and classic 8x optical zoom digital camera, with a reasonable price. Purchasers report that it produces good images, good for video recording and very easy to use.
Features We Love:
Big optical zoom (8x)
ok minimum aperture number (3.2)
Very light (117g)
Has a built-in flash
1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
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16MP
4608 X 3456
PIXELS IMAGE
RESOLUTION
8x
OPTICAL ZOOM
1280 X 720
PIXELS VIDEO
RESOLUTION
3.2
MINIMUM
1,600
MAXIMUM ISO
1s
CAMERA
117g
4x
DIGITAL ZOOM
2.7"
SCREEN
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With outstanding reviews and excellent features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS number 220 across all digital cameras.

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Kagoo Score
92
Reviews
82
Features
80
Value for Money

79

79
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 79?

our review analysis indicates that it has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 81%, based on 36 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Big optical zoom
Ok minimum aperture number
Very light
Has a built-in flash

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92
Reviews

Average Review Score

4.2 stars (204 reviews)

54%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
110 Reviews
4 Stars
44 Reviews
3 Stars
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2 Stars
7 Reviews
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2 Recommended Awards

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS has received a Recommended Award from expert review sites PhotographyBlog.com and Ephotozine.
Recommended from PhotographyBlog.com Recommended from Ephotozine

Gold Award

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS has received a Gold Award from What Digital Camera.
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3 Further Awards

It's received an Award from expert review sites Expert Reviews, Camera Labs and insidehw.com.
Best Buy from Expert Reviews Highly Recommended from Camera Labs Approved from insidehw.com

What Are People Saying About the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS?

Picture Quality
114
20
Lens System
28
8
Video Capability
29
6
Features
19
3
Size and Weight
58
5
Price
59
15
Ease of Use
44
1
Design
31
5
Viewfinder / Screen
11
2
Battery
22
0
Robustness
19
2
Landscape Photography
3
2
Flash
3
0
Noise Level
2
1
Support
1
2
Connectivity
1
0
7 Out of 10 Owners Thought it Had a Good Price
  • The Ixus brand is usually associated with luxury rather than good value, but Canon has combined both in this latest entry-level model. Its curved metal ...
    Expert Reviews 11 May 2011
  • ... known for its high-cost entry-level compacts, but with the 115 HS you have a great deal to get creative with and its results justify the asking price Overall ...
    Digicam Buyer.co.uk 3 May 2011
  • ... HS is packed with features and performs excellently, while being available at a very reasonable price. Images are great and noise is handled really well. ...
    Ephotozine 28 Mar 2011
  • The Canon IXUS 115 HS (also known as the PowerShot ELPH 100 HS) is an affordable compact camera sporting some great features. These include a back-illuminated ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 26 Apr 2011
  • Over 10 People Thought it Was Reliable

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was well made, well-built and strong and durable.

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    Well Made
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... in Canon’s 2011 ELPH lineup. It’s also the market’s most affordable camera built around a CMOS sensor, which means that it’s fast, and it can shoot ...
    digitalcamerainfo.com 15 Sep 2011
  • ... model in Canon's 2011 ELPH lineup. It's also the market's most affordable camera built around a CMOS sensor, which means that it's fast, and it can shoot ...
    reviewed.com 15 Sep 2011
  • ... all positive. The camera is lightweight and easy to carry around, but feels well made and sturdy. It has a fabulous 3 inch display which is bright and ...
    Mr H - Amazon.co.uk 11 Oct 2011
  • ... Canon Ixus 115HS. On receipt I was well impressed. It is a small, well put together package, (though like most probably wouldn't take a drop), with a nice ...
    Jarvo - Amazon.co.uk 16 Feb 2012
  • View All Reviews About Well Made
    Well-Built
    3 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Strong and Durable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Reliable
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good At Resisting Water Ingress
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    The Vast Majority of People Thought it Had a Battery That Lasted a Long Time

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS had an excellent battery life.

  • ... my honeymoon to Argentina. It takes a good, solid picture and has an excellent battery life. You get what you pay for with cameras of this nature and for ...
    Toby Frith - Amazon.co.uk 16 May 2012
  • ... optics and usability. Very light and compact. Great for indoor shots. Good battery life. Easy to slip in your bag. You would hardly know you were carrying ...
    Dr. Alan Vaughan - Amazon.co.uk 30 Jun 2014
  • ... one button press instant HD recording is excellent. No complaints. Good battery life. I upgraded from the canon Ixus 70 (which was also a great camera) ...
    Mr H - Amazon.co.uk 11 Oct 2011
  • ... case. Not a big deal, but occasionally a bit irritating. Also, while the battery life is excellent, the indicator seems to stay on 3 bars [full] for ages, ...
    Joe_the_drummer - Amazon.co.uk 17 Mar 2012
  • More Than 60 People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Over 20 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was compact and more than 10 people thought that it was also a good size. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it was really easy to carry around, was a good body shape and was lightweight.

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    Compact
    23 people agree
    1 person disagrees
  • Canon ELPH 100 HS / IXUS 115 HS review The Canon ELPH 100 HS is a 12.1 Megapixel slim compact with a 4x stabilised zoom and a 3in screen. Announced in ...
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2011
  • ... IXUS 115 HS doesn't set new records in terms of image quality, but as a tiny stylish compact, it was never set to. However, what you do get is a c... Styish ...
    smarthouse.com.au 22 May 2011
  • ... before it, the IXUS 115 HS inherits a very... The IXUS 115 is a nifty compact that will fit in your pocket, but won't dent it with a heavy price...Compact, ...
    CNET.com.au 7 Nov 2011
  • ... lens into a svelte body, but its 16-m... The Canon PowerShot Elph 115 IS compact camera isn't the best performer, but budget-minded shooters will appreciate ...
    PC Mag 4 Jun 2013
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    A Good Size
    15 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Very Easy to Carry Around
    8 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    A Good Body Shape
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Lightweight
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
    Thin
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    Over 30 People Thought This Digital Camera Had a Good Design

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was very good-looking and several people thought that it was also well designed, neat and had a good case.

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    Very Good-Looking
    19 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... Canon has combined both in this latest entry-level model. Its curved metal body looks gorgeous, and it's backed up by some impressive specs including optical ...
    Expert Reviews 11 May 2011
  • ... IXUS 115 HS doesn't set new records in terms of image quality, but as a tiny stylish compact, it was never set to. However, what you do get is a c... Styish ...
    smarthouse.com.au 22 May 2011
  • ... optical zoom, Wi Fi etc. I don't really need any of those things. My S3 takes pretty good pics & uploads them automatically to Dropbox wherever I am. Probably ...
    Ace reviews - Amazon.co.uk 4 Apr 2013
  • ... micro SD card and the 600-odd pics & video clips are brilliant. At least they look good so far, not had time to do much editng yet...
    Mrs. Barbara Simpson - Amazon.co.uk 3 Jun 2011
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    Well Designed
    9 people agree
    No people disagree
    Neat
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Has a Good Case
    2 people agree
    4 people disagree
    7 Out of 10 Customers Thought the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Was Easy to Use

    Over 20 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was really easy to use and five people thought that it also had good controls.

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    Very Easy to Use
    25 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... now and use it for property pics. to download onto the Internet. First class for ease of use,quality of picture and colour reproduction.No complaints...
    Freelander - Amazon.co.uk 16 Feb 2012
  • ... taken me a little longer and the buttons are tiny. Screen is good size, easy to use and put it on a small tripod. I believe that I will be pleased and ...
    Patricia M. Herzog - Amazon 13 Jan 2014
  • ... School,Have used previous models before and was very pleased with the product, easy to use, very good price, many delighted pupils, bought 1 for each class...
    Snap - Amazon.co.uk 29 Nov 2011
  • ... and to replace one that fell into a rapids ...It is a great camera, easy to use on auto but with some more features for the budding photographer. One family ...
    Hector - Amazon.co.uk 20 Dec 2011
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    Has Good Controls
    5 people agree
    8 people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Had Nice Technical Features

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS had good features.

  • ... right boxes for a pocket camera. It has a good set of features without adding too many gimmicky ones that you might not use. Build quality seems to be ...
    Cameras.co.uk 31 Mar 2011
  • The Canon IXUS 115 HS (also known as the PowerShot ELPH 100 HS) is an affordable compact camera sporting some great features. These include a back-illuminated ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 26 Apr 2011
  • ... images, good performance, and a... The Canon PowerShot Elph 100 HS is a good compact camera with plenty of features, but nothing about it is exceptional—including ...
    PC Mag 22 Mar 2011
  • ... for novices in Canon’s luxurious IXUS range. Its impressive features include optical image stabilisation, a 3in LCD screen, an HDMI output for viewing ...
    webuser.co.uk 7 Aug 2011
  • One Person Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices
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    One Person Thought it Had Good Technical Guidance
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    7 Out of 10 People Thought it Did Not Have an Acceptable Noise Level

    Several people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS wasn't quiet and was noisy.

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    Not {More} Quiet
    4 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... to use. Lens could be sharper at wideangle settings. No stereo sound or optical zoom in video mode. Could be more responsive. Lowdef screen. Flat buttons ...
    Digital Versus 15 Aug 2011
  • ... to use. Lens could be sharper at wideangle settings. No stereo sound or optical zoom in video mode. Could be more responsive. Lowdef screen. Flat buttons ...
    CNET.com.au 7 Nov 2011
  • Should style matter equally to one's photography as substance, then perhaps one should closely investigate the Canon IXUS series of compact cameras. Thanks ...
    CNET.com.au 7 Nov 2011
  • ... fringing at times. Movie mode issues. Optical zoom cannot be used, sound is monaural, and 24 fps frame rate isn't great for capturing fastmoving subjects. ...
    dcresource.com 6 Aug 2011
  • View All Reviews About Sound
    Noisy
    3 people agree
    3 people disagree
    Over 20 People Thought it Had a Lens That Was Good

    More than 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS had a good zoom and several people thought that it also had a good lens and image stabiliser.

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    Has a Good Zoom
    13 people agree
    9 people disagree
  • ... scene settings are quite fun to play with. My husband has a similar priced Nikon Coolpix 6100 which has a better zoom but in my view records less realistic ...
    Travel addict - Amazon.co.uk 9 May 2012
  • ... cameras that I have used. It really is point and shoot in all conditions with an excellent actual zoom and electronic magnifier. The printed results are ...
    Judy Castle - Amazon.co.uk 16 May 2013
  • ... available. Plenty of optional modes if you want them. 4x wide-angle zoom with optical image stabilization. Smart Auto makes Scene settings choices for ...
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2011
  • ... the time to look at all the features.My pictures came out great.The digital zoom is good. The camera looks great in blue its very differant. i am happy ...
    Jules - Amazon.co.uk 8 Jul 2011
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    Has a Good Lens
    5 people agree
    6 people disagree
    Has a Good Image Stabiliser
    3 people agree
    No people disagree
    8 Out of 10 People Thought the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Had a Good Screen or Viewfinder

    Over 10 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS had a good screen.

  • ... incredibly annoying, we've come to accept that you can't expect a screen with decent viewing angles in a camera selling for under £200. There are, however, ...
    Digital Versus 15 Aug 2011
  • ... think its superior quality is worth paying the extra for. The generous 3in screen is impressive fo...
    webuser.co.uk 7 Aug 2011
  • ... usability. It's not exactly a munter either...Gorgeous design. Large, clear LCD display. Easy to use. 1080p video capture. Strong performance. Slightly ...
    CNET.co.uk 24 May 2011
  • ... of the 220... Good value given the build. Feature and performance. Large LCD screen. Better than expected noise-free results at higher light sensitivity ...
    Pocket Lint 7 Apr 2011
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Took Good Quality Photos

    More than 100 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was able to produce good images and more than 10 people thought that it also had a good picture quality. Several people also thought that it was good in low light and had a good picture resolution.

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    Able to Produce Good Images
    109 people agree
    22 people disagree
  • Canon ELPH 100 HS / IXUS 115 HS review The Canon ELPH 100 HS is a 12.1 Megapixel slim compact with a 4x stabilised zoom and a 3in screen. Announced in ...
    Camera Labs 1 Dec 2011
  • ... Canon PowerShot Elph 100 HS ($199.99 list) continues the trend. The 100 HS delivers fine images, good performance, and a... The Canon PowerShot Elph 100 ...
    PC Mag 22 Mar 2011
  • ... after what actually matters: exce... The 100 HS takes arguably the best photos of any sub-$200 camera on the market. It can capture decent shots even in ...
    reviewed.com 15 Sep 2011
  • ... and 1080p v... This tiny camera packs a big photographic punch, taking the best pictures and video of all the models we tested. It’s also the most expensive, ...
    webuser.co.uk 7 Aug 2011
  • View All Reviews About Pictures
    Has a Good Picture Quality
    16 people agree
    2 people disagree
    Good in Low Light
    12 people agree
    1 person disagrees
    Has a Good Picture Resolution
    5 people agree
    3 people disagree
    More Than 30 People Thought This Digital Camera Was Good for Video Capture

    Over 30 people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was good for video recording.

  • ... These include a back-illuminated 12.1 megapixel CMOS sensor, full 1080p HD movie recording, a 28mm wide-angle lens with a fas... There's not a great deal ...
    PhotographyBlog.com 26 Apr 2011
  • ... Record button is great, because you don't have to fiddle to find the right mode if you see a moment better captured with video than stills; just press ...
    Imaging Resource.com 12 Nov 2011
  • Having a dedicated Movie Record button is great, because you don't have to fiddle to find the right mode if you see a moment better captured with video ...
    Imaging Resource.com 12 Nov 2011
  • ... and relied on my phone for pictures, but with a little one on the way we wanted a better camera/video recorder. The Canon was of great value as searched ...
    Trixy - Amazon.co.uk 16 Jul 2011
  • Three People Thought it Had a Good Flash

    Three people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS had a good flash.

  • ... Indoor "HS" photos suffer from blur, grainy and being out of focus. Using the flash is better but defeats the purpose of the "HS" technology. To qualify ...
    Mr. M. Wilson - Amazon.co.uk 5 Jun 2012
  • Should style matter equally to one's photography as substance, then perhaps one should closely investigate the Canon IXUS series of compact cameras. Thanks ...
    CNET.com.au 7 Nov 2011
  • ... program modes which produced better results than the automatic mode, a pretty effective flash and a really fast warm up time - you literally pull it out, ...
    Steve - Amazon.co.uk 19 Nov 2011
  • Two People Thought it Takes Good Landscape Photos

    Two people thought that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS was good for macro photography.

  • ... needs are very specific: i needed a 'point and shoot' camera that could take good close up (Macro) photo's. Really, that was my only need. I didn't need ...
    Ian - Amazon.co.uk 27 Aug 2011
  • ... and frame it in right. That way avoid the blurs. I took great close-ups of flowers with the macro function. Zoom is a bit trickier, I need to use tripod ...
    Jan Exists - Amazon 10 Jun 2013
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    Features

    Key Reasons For and Against

    Big optical zoom
    ok minimum aperture number
    Very light
    Has a built-in flash
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    Has a tripod mount
    Very long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)
    Features contrast adjustment
    4608 x 3456 still image resolution
    Has an auto Exposure (AE) lock
    Large maximum aperture number
    4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
    ok megapixels
    1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
    ok digital zoom
    Lower than average maximum ISO sensitivity
    Long camera shutter speed
    Does not support Full HD video
    Smaller than average display diagonal
    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" image sensor size
    Very low display resolution
    Slow flash recharging time
    4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

    This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. §.

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    ok Megapixels

    The megapixels of the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of 16MP is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 44% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Big Optical Zoom

    The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS's optical zoom of 8x is bigger than 69% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution of the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as HD.

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    Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

    The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is very low compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 7% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 100, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 15,000.

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    ok Minimum Aperture Number

    The minimum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of 3.2 is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 79% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Long Camera Shutter Speed

    Cameras have camera shutter speeds of between 0.000016s and 4s, and the average camera shutter speed is 0.01s. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS's camera shutter speed of 0.0005s is in the longest 29% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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    Does Not Support Full HD Video

    The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS does not support Full HD video. 71% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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    Very Light
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    The average weight of all digital cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 2.7kg. The weight of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of only 117g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 86% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Has a Built-in Flash
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    The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS has a built-in flash, as do 74% of digital cameras.

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    Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

    The display diagonals of digital cameras range from 1" to 6.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of only 2.7" is smaller than 69% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    ok Digital Zoom

    The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS's digital zoom of 4x is ok compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

    The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this Canon digital camera supports a video resolution of 640x480 pixels and 1280x720 pixels. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is full hd 1080p pixels and the best is 4096 x 2160 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

    A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080).

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    Has a Tripod Mount

    The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS has a tripod mount. 77% of digital cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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    Only 1/2 to 1/2.5" Image Sensor Size

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

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    Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

    The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of 28mm is longer than 91% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Very Low Display Resolution

    The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 84% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 570,000 pixels.

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    Features Contrast Adjustment

    The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS features contrast adjustment, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not feature contrast adjustment.

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    4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

    The highest still image resolution supported by the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS is 4608 x 3456. That's 14% higher resolution than a 4320 x 3240 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by digital cameras. In addition, this Canon camera supports a still image resolution of 480x480, 640x360, 1920x1080 plus 8 more values. The best resolution of all digital cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 2992 x 2000.

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    Has an Auto Exposure (AE) Lock

    The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS has an auto Exposure (AE) lock. 73% of cameras do not have an auto Exposure (AE) lock.

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    Large Maximum Aperture Number

    The maximum aperture number of the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 80% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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    Slow Flash Recharging Time

    Across all the digital cameras the flash recharging times range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.3s. The flash recharging time of the PowerShot ELPH 115 IS of 10s is very slow compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 4% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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    Value for Money

    Value for Money

    We determine value for money by calculating a quality score for each product based on its reviews, features and age, and then comparing this quality score to the product price. A digital camera with a high quality score and low price will get a good value for money score.

    We have analysed the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS, and ranked it:

    High-End
    This digital camera has a very high quality score but is very expensive - choose this if you want the best!

    Product Quality Score
    High End Good Value for Money

    Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS
    Poor Value for Money Budget Choice
    Price

    The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features. However at $49.78 it is still cheaper than 83% of digital cameras.

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    Value for Money of Similar Digital Cameras

    The chart below compares the value for money of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS (the red dot) against some of its competitors (the blue dots). Hover on a blue dot to see additional info for each competitor. Click the dot to view that product.

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    7 out of 10 owners thought it had a good price
    4.2 Stars

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    Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Video Reviews

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    Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Specification

    Key Features
    Optical Zoom
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    Picture Quality
    Image Stabiliser
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    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    canon 8602b001, canon 8599b001, canon 8608b001, canon pc2018, canon kk2a, canon w8x, canon 6f1

    Barcodes

     00013803222289,  00013803222302,  00013803222319,  00013803222326,  00031111926507,  00041114801398,  00052778836237,  00132018161005,  00138032222890,  00138032223026,  00138032223194,  00138032223262,  00152772482673,  08714574565477

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