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Canon PowerShot ELPH 135
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 Digital Camera

16MP 8x CCD Feb 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Beautiful Memories Made EasyThe PowerShot ELPH 135 camera is point-and-shoot ease at its best. Slim and light enough to have ready whenever a special moment might happen, this camera makes it easy... More
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Review on canon powershot elph 135

16 Reasons For

Good Brand

On average Canon compact cameras have good ratings compared to other brands as do all cameras manufactured by Canon.

Good Technical Features

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 owner who bought it considered that it had good features. Pc Mag said “Lacks Wi-Fi and other advanced features” in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 however they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Size

One customer wrote in their reviews that it was compact. Three years ago Pcmag.com said on expert review site PC Mag “The Canon PowerShot Elph 135 ($119.99) is an inexpensive compact camera with a 16-megapixel CCD image sensor”.

Good Connectivity

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 owner who bought the product reckoned that it was wifi compatible.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras of this age and type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on cameras of a similar age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot ELPH 135 has a built-in flash. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135 also have a built-in flash.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 135. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The PowerShot ELPH 135 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536 and 4608 x 2592. Digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 135 still image resolution(s)s range from 640 x 360 to 5152 x 3864.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

Across all the cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 135 the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 87, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.9. At 6.9, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 135.

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Has One Image Editing

The PowerShot ELPH 135 has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of this age and spec. The most frequently found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this Canon camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot ELPH 135 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 135. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. 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). Across all cameras of this age and type the best video resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Light

The lightest compact camera digital camera that has been around for more than two years is 20g , the heaviest is 840g, and the average weight is 170g. With a weight of only 112 grams, the PowerShot ELPH 135 is quite light compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135.

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TFT Display

The PowerShot ELPH 135 has a TFT display which is better than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most cameras of this age and spec have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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15 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This compact camera digital camera received a score of 50 out of 100 from camera expert review site PC Mag. This means that camera experts really don't rate this Canon digital camera very highly.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 owner who bought it thought it was not noisy. Pc Mag mentioned in their Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 review “Images on the noisy side”.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The PowerShot ELPH 135 does not support video capability, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135, the PowerShot ELPH 135 does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec, the PowerShot ELPH 135 does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most cameras of this spec and age are not 3D. The PowerShot ELPH 135 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of this age and type also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 135 are not waterproof. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The PowerShot ELPH 135 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Across all the similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135 the motion JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps, and the average motion JPEG frame rate is 33fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 25 frames per second, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has one of the lower motion JPEG frame rates amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the PowerShot ELPH 135 is more than most compact cameras that came out around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The shooting modess "Movie" and "Scene" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

Across all the similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago the battery capacitys range from 170mAh to 1,700mAh, and the average battery capacity is 830mAh. With a battery capacity of only 680 milliamperes * hour, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 has a fairly small battery capacity compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

Comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,800. At only 1,600, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has a quite low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Quite Long Flash Recharging Time

The PowerShot ELPH 135 has one of the longer flash recharging times (10 seconds) amongst compact cameras of this age. The average flash recharging time of cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot ELPH 135 is 6.1s, and the flash recharging times range from 0.0005s to 15s.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 135

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this compact camera digital camera was released.

Average Megapixel

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 135 has a relatively standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the PowerShot ELPH 135 has a relatively average display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 135.

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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
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)
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Self-Timer Delay
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Voltage
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Wrist Strap Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

(1)
25 June 2014

The Canon PowerShot Elph 135 has an appealing price tag, but for just $10 more you can get an identical model with image stabilization...

Inexpensive
8x zoom range
Compact
No optical image stabilization
Images on the noisy side
Wide-angle coverage limited to 28mm
Low-resolution rear display
Video limited to 720p

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 21 November 2014 by JASON S.

Being this was exactly what we wanted to start with the purchase went well, the items came brand new in the box, and so far there are absolutely no issues!

It is an iPad, which for the purpose of this job, is a good thing
The hardware is expensive and the software is closed source

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers meta 9159b001, canon 9156b001, canon 9153b001
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