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Canon 105

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A great value for money and multi award winning compact digital camera, with good features
Compact 12.1MP 4x Yes Feb 2010
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Canon 105 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon 105 number 208 in best selling cameras and number 288 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
233 Reviews + 4 Awards
92
Value for Money
Excellent
62
Features
Good Features
59
Age
8 Years Old
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 80%, based on 233 reviews. This digital camera has received four awards including a "Recommended" award from What Digital Camera plus one other site and a "Gold" award from Buy-N-Shoot.com plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report excellent product quality, design and that it is easy to use.
The 105 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
IXUS 105
28mm wide-angle 4x optical zoom lens with lens-shift type image stabilizer
2.7-inch 230,000-dot purecolor II LCD
12.1-megapixel CCD
DIGIC 4 digital image processor
Enhanced scene detection technology, with smart flash exposure
Face detect aiaf function, with face self-timer
New low light shooting mode, support ISO 6400 high ISO speed
Motion detection function, with intelligent ISO speed setting
Enhanced i-contrast function for keeping more image details
Built-in hdmi-mini terminal for easy connection to HDTV
Direct printing and sharing
Lower than average megapixels
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 106 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 112 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 106 in wildlife photography cameras.
75
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
78
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon 105 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon 105?

The Canon 105 is 90.5mm wide and 55.8mm tall. It is 21.2mm deep and weighs 0.14kg.

Canon 105 front dimensions
Canon 105 size in context

Canon 105 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Four Industry Awards

This camera was given a "Recommended" award by both review sites What Digital Camera and Alphr.com, both of which said that this Canon camera was very good.

This Canon camera received a "Gold" award from both websites Buy-N-Shoot.com and Digifotopro.nl, both of which thought that this camera was marvellous.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 29 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, CNET.com, Trusted Reviews and Techradar this camera has an average expert rating of 73%.

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Good Owner Reviews

Based on 204 owner reviews the average owner rating of this Canon digital camera is 88 out of 100. 90 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report Great Product Quality

18 owners said that the product was good quality.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Five customers who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good looking, three people who reviewed it considered that it was neat and three customers who reviewed it reckoned that it was ergonomic.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

26 customers who bought this digital camera considered that it was easy to use, three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was comfortable and easy to hold and three people reckoned that the product was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Excellent Battery Life

Six customers considered that the product had a good battery life.

Users Report That it is Robust

Eight owners who purchased the Canon 105 reckoned that it was well made and three customers wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable.

Canon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

Based on 42,313 expert and owner reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is a Good Size

11 owners who bought it reckoned that it was compact.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

32 customers who purchased the product said that it was able to produce good images and two owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was good in low light.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two customers thought this digital camera had a good flash.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven people who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good lens, three owners who reviewed it thought it had a good zoom and two owners considered that it had a good image stabiliser.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two owners who reviewed it wrote that it was good for video recording.

Users Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder and two customers concluded that it had a good screen.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

15 customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good value for money.

Value For Money

Superb Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £139.96 it is in the cheapest 16% of cameras.

Age

Released Over Eight Years Ago

Canon released the 105 in February 2010.

Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon 105 of only 12.1MP is lower than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon 105 has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution. Cameras resolutions range from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon 105's optical zoom of 4x is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 45% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon 105 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all digital cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 105 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon 105 of 2.8 is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 28% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

Digital cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Canon 105's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon 105 of 0.000667s is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 38% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 105 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Canon 105 of only 117g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon 105 features multi burst mode. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon 105 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. This digital camera also supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Features Face Detection

The Canon 105 features face detection, unlike 88% of cameras which do not feature face detection.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Canon 105's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 25% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon 105's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 26% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon 105 has an external flash connector, unlike 86% of cameras which do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Smile Detection

The Canon 105 features smile detection, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not feature smile detection.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 105 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Canon 105 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Canon 105 does not feature bluetooth. 95% of cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon 105 has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other cameras, the Canon 105 does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 105 features brightness adjustment. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Has a Night Mode

The Canon 105 has a night mode, which is unusual. 96% of cameras do not have a night mode.

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Very Short Battery Recharge Time

The battery recharge time of the Canon 105 of only 2h is shorter than 86% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the battery recharge times range from 1.5h to 8h, and the average battery recharge time is 3.1h.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 105 has an orientation sensor. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon 105 has an HDMI port. 72% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon 105's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 54% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 105 supports direct printing, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most other cameras, the Canon 105 does not support Wi-Fi. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon 105's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 79% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 105 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon 105 supports custom colours, which is unusual. 94% of cameras do not support custom colours.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon 105 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 105 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon 105's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is larger than 77% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon 105's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 4960999659831, canon 4222b008aa, canon 4220b008aa, canon 4221b008aa, 4220b009aa, ixus105roz, 4220b013aa, 4220b010aa, 4220b011aa, 4220b023

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