Canon IXUS 170 vs Canon IXUS 175

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Canon IXUS 170
Canon IXUS 175

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Reasons For

9 Reasons For
A lot bigger optical zoom Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 has an optical zoom of 12x, whereas the Canon IXUS 175 is only an 8x optical zoom digital camera (4x smaller). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Slightly smaller maximum aperture number Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 is a 7 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Canon IXUS 175 is only a 6.9 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 bigger).
Longer maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon IXUS 170 is 300mm maximum focal length. That's 76mm longer than the Canon IXUS 175 (224mm).
12% shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 25mm, however the Canon IXUS 175 is a 28mm minimum focal length digital camera (3mm longer).
34% bigger extra/Smart zoom Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 has an extra/Smart zoom of 24x. That's 8x bigger than the Canon IXUS 175 (16x).
A lot bigger combined zoom Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 has a combined zoom of 48x, but the Canon IXUS 175 is only a 32x combined zoom digital camera (16x smaller).
Three number of aspheric elementss Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Canon IXUS 170 is three, but the Canon IXUS 175 only has one number of aspheric elements.
Higher motion JPEG frame rate Edit
Canon IXUS 170 is 30fps JPEG frame rate, but the Canon IXUS 175 is only a 25fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (5fps lower).
User reviews are a little better
The Canon IXUS 170 has an average user review score of 90% based on 45 reviews, however the Canon IXUS 175 has an average rating of 88% (based on 15 reviews).
6 Reasons For
13% smaller minimum aperture number Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 has a minimum aperture number of 3.2. That's 0.4 smaller than the Canon IXUS 170 (3.2).
Eight more auto Focus (AF) pointss Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 is a nine auto Focus (AF) points digital camera, whereas the Canon IXUS 170 only has one auto Focus (AF) points.
Lighter Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 is a 126g digital camera. That's 15g lighter than the Canon IXUS 170 (126g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Twenty more battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Canon IXUS 175 is 220.00, but the Canon IXUS 170 only takes 200.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£53 cheaper
The Canon IXUS 175 costs £53.10 less than the Canon IXUS 170.
Available from 18 shops
A greater number of stores increases the chances of this digital camera remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.

Reasons Against

7 Reasons Against
12% larger minimum aperture number Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 has a minimum aperture number of 3.6. That's 0.4 larger than the Canon IXUS 175 (3.2).
Eight less auto Focus (AF) pointss Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 is a one auto Focus (AF) points digital camera, whereas the Canon IXUS 175 only has nine auto Focus (AF) pointss.
Heavier Edit
The Canon IXUS 170 is a 141g digital camera. That's 15g heavier than the Canon IXUS 175 (126g). Read more

The camera's weight will depend on the type and size of camera. Compact cameras are usually the lightest while digital SLRs will be heavier. Also consider the number and weight of lenses to take when using a SLR.

The lower the camera weight, the easier it will be to carry around and it will also reduce your hand luggage weight when flying.

Twenty less battery life (CIPA standard)s Edit
The number of battery life (CIPA standard)s on the Canon IXUS 170 is 200.00, but the Canon IXUS 175 only takes 220.00 battery life (CIPA standard)s. Read more

The number of shots per battery charge is the number of photos that the camera will typically take on a single charge of the battery.

More shots per battery charge means you will have to recharge the battery less frequently and reduces the need to carry a second back up battery.

£53 more expensive
The Canon IXUS 170 is more expensive than the Canon IXUS 175 by £53.10.
Less retailers
Only 1 retailer sell the Canon IXUS 170, whereas 19 sellers sell the Canon IXUS 175. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One year older
The Canon IXUS 170 is older than the Canon IXUS 175 by one year.
9 Reasons Against
A lot smaller optical zoom Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 has an optical zoom of 8x, whereas the Canon IXUS 170 is a 12x optical zoom digital camera (4x bigger). Read more

The optical zoom of a camera is a measure of how much the camera can zoom in to the subject using the camera's lens system. An optical zoom is superior to a digital zoom because the zoom is achieved using the optics of lens which means that the full extent of the digital sensor is always used to capture the image.

A larger optical zoom allows you to zoom in on the subject without having to move closer. Compared to a digital zoom, using an optical zoom does not result in a loss of image quality.

Slightly bigger maximum aperture number Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 is a 6.9 maximum aperture digital camera, whereas the Canon IXUS 170 is a 7 maximum aperture digital camera (0.1 smaller).
Shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
Canon IXUS 175 is only 224mm maximum focal length. That's 76mm shorter than the Canon IXUS 170 (224mm).
11% longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 has a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm, however the Canon IXUS 170 is a 25mm minimum focal length digital camera (3mm shorter).
50% smaller extra/Smart zoom Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 has an extra/Smart zoom of 16x. That's 8x smaller than the Canon IXUS 170 (16x).
A lot smaller combined zoom Edit
The Canon IXUS 175 has a combined zoom of 32x, but the Canon IXUS 170 is a 48x combined zoom digital camera (16x bigger).
Only one number of aspheric elements Edit
The number of number of aspheric elementss on the Canon IXUS 175 is one, but the Canon IXUS 170 only has three number of aspheric elementss.
Lower motion JPEG frame rate Edit
Canon IXUS 175 is only 25fps JPEG frame rate, but the Canon IXUS 170 is a 30fps JPEG frame rate digital camera (5fps higher).
A little Lower user review Score
The Canon IXUS 175's average user rating is 88%, however the Canon IXUS 170's is 90% (based on 45 reviews).

Average Expert Rating

No reviews found

Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 13 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
 compact camera
Megapixel
20MP 20MP
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Sensor Type
 CCD
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 640 x 480
 2048 x 1536
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 640 x 480
 2048 x 1536
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 5152 x 3864
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Total Megapixels
20.5MP 20.5MP
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
 4:3
Image Sensor Size
 1
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x
BEST
8x
Digital Zoom
4x 4x
Maximum Aperture Number
7
BEST
6.9
Minimum Aperture Number
3.6 3.2
BEST
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
300mm
BEST
224mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
25mm
BEST
28mm
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.5 - 54 5 - 40
Extra/Smart Zoom
24x
BEST
16x
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
9/7 8/7
Combined Zoom
48x
BEST
32x
Number of Aspheric Elements
3
BEST
1

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 One Shot Focus
 AI Focus
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
 single
 AI
 Single Auto Focus
 One Shot Focus
 AI Focus
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m 0.01m
Auto Focus (AF) Points
1 9
BEST
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto/Manual
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

Light Exposure Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Auto
 Manual
ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
ISO Sensitivity (max)
1,600 1,600
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 100
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Light Metering
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)

Shutter

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s 15s
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s 1s

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed
Unknown - Click to provide data 1s
External Flash Connector
Unknown - Click to provide data
 External flash connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Flash exposure compensation
Flash Range (tele)
1 - 2 1.3 - 1.5
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 4 0.5 - 3
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 1280 x 720
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps
BEST
25fps
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
 Video recording
HD Type
 HD ready
 HD ready

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
 Built-in microphone
Audio Formats Supported
 PCM
 LPCM
 PCM
 LPCM
Voice Recording
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice recording

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 1

Display

Display Diagonal
2.7" 2.7"
Display
 LCD
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Field of View
100% 100%
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels 230,000 pixels
Display Diagonal (metric)
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.8

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
 PictBridge
AV Output
 AV output
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI
 HDMI
 HDMI
USB Version
 2.0
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
Shooting Modes
 Movie
 Movie
Photo Effects
 Vivid
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 2,10
Histogram
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
10x 10x
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
 Orientation sensor
Image Editing
 Resizing
 Resizing
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera Playback
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
 Movie
 Single image
 Slide show
Contrast Adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Contrast adjustment
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
 Direct printing
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Scene Modes
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
Languages Support
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 HEB
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 HIN
 Multi
 DAN
 DUT
 ARA
 GRE
 HEB
 CZE
 UKR
 THA
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 JPN
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 KOR
 RUM
 CHI (TR)
 CHI (SIMPL)
 HIN

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
141g 126g
BEST
Height
57.6mm 54.3mm
Depth
22.6mm 22.1mm
Width
99.6mm 95.2mm
Weight (including Battery)
141g 126g
BEST

Battery

Power Source Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of Batteries Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Battery Type
NB-11L/ NB-11LH NB-11L / NB-11LH
Battery Life (max)
5h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
200 shots 220 shots
BEST
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 10 - 90
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 0 - 40

System Requirements

Windows Operating Systems Supported
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Windows operating systems supported

Packaging Content

Bundled Software
Unknown - Click to provide data Canon SELPHY, CameraWindow DC
AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included
 AV
 AC
 AV
 AC
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
 Batteries included
Battery Charger Included
 Battery charger included
 Battery charger included
Quick Start Guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Quick start guide
Wrist Strap Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wrist strap included

Networking

Wi-Fi
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Near Field Communication (NFC)
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
 Self-timer
Auto Focus
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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