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Canon 145 Digital Camera

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16MP 8x CCD 4x Feb 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
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Review Canon Ixus 145

26 Reasons For

One Industry Award

PhotographyBlog.com decided that concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Good Expert Reviews

Four experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Techradar, Chip.de and techradar.com/au/ have rated this Canon digital camera on average 80%.

User Reviews Are Good

People who bought this compact camera digital camera rated this camera 86% on average.

Reasonably Priced

Some Canon 145 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good value for money. Amy Roberts gave it a rating of 5 stars and she wrote in her review on Amazon “This is an excellent camera and great value”. B. F. Orme said in their Canon 145 review two years ago “A very reasonably priced camera that produces excellent photos” and gave the product a very good rating. E. Small wrote “And the price was fantastic for the spec you get”.

One person who bought it mentioned that it was a bargain for the price. Mark gave this digital camera a very good review and he mentioned in his review of the Canon 145 “Cheap, simple, high quality”. One customer who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was cheap. Two years ago Matt said on Amazon “Obviously this is a budget camera”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Thirteen Canon 145 owners who bought it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Happy Customer wrote “Great wee camera i love it photos are really good”. Ian Mcculloch said “While this camera is excellent, does everything I require to take photographs and is easy to use I spent hours trying to get Canon software to download”. Two years ago Matt wrote “It represents good value for money and gives decent pictures for the” and scored this digital camera 80 out of 100.

One Canon 145 reviewer who reviewed it considered that it had a good picture resolution. S wrote on Amazon “More interesting shooting modes with it” in their review and rated it as very good. One Canon 145 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good image sensor.

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Good Product Quality

Eight Canon 145 owners considered that the product was good quality. Amy Roberts gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she wrote “The zoom on this camera is very impressive and the general quality of the pictures are amazing, you can capture so much detail! Also, besides all that”. Happy said on Amazon two years ago “Very good quality photos, great zoom” in their review. Mark mentioned “Very high quality stills, very realistic colours, A4 prints v good” in his Canon 145 review.

Easy to Use

Twelve customers who reviewed the Canon 145 agreed that it was easy to use. Bob South Wales said on Amazon “Excellent second camera for ease of use and pocket carrying” in his review of this digital camera. Two years ago Dizzyliz wrote “It's very easy to use”. Graemeh mentioned on Amazon “Faultless and easy to use” in their review of the Canon 145.

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use the menus.

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Good Size

A number of Canon 145 reviewers agreed that the Canon 145 was compact. Alix she wrote on Amazon “A compact camera fits in the pocket for holiday snaps, works very well in auto mode, I am happy with this product” in her review of the Canon 145.

A few Canon 145 reviewers reckoned that this digital camera was thin. Amy Roberts mentioned in her Canon 145 review “It is a very attractive and slim camera which you can take anywhere”. One person thought it was a good weight. Expert website Techradar.com said “Its size and weight makes it a great camera” in their Canon 145 review.

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Robust

Several Canon 145 reviewers who bought the Canon 145 reckoned that it was well made. Possum Pie said on Amazon “It is almost idiot proof once you have taken a few minutes (10 at most) to set it up via the built in menu” in their review and rated this digital camera 4 stars. Possum Pie also wrote “As you would expect from Canon it is well made”. Techradar.com mentioned in their Canon 145 review on expert website Techradar “It's still a solid, well performing camera”.

One customer who bought the product thought it was reliable. Two years ago Dizzyliz wrote in their review of the Canon 145 on Amazon “Just wanted a small efficient camera that reliably did the job”.

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Good Quality Lens

Some people wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom.

One Canon 145 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it had a good autofocus. Mark mentioned on Amazon “Third level complexity is program mode giving detailed control over exposure, focus etc(including ability to lock focus on moving object eg dog” and rated it as excellent.

One person who reviewed it thought it had a good lens. Possum Pie mentioned in their review “The wide angle lens is a useful addition though.”.

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Canon Has Good Camera Reviews

Based on 20,583 owner and expert reviews, Canon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically for its compact cameras compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Support

A number of people reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Cmibeds mentioned “Nice little camera Buttons and on screen instructions very clear despite its size Easy to operate” in their Canon 145 review and gave it a score of 5 stars. Happy mentioned in their review “Easy to use instructions” . Possum Pie wrote on Amazon “Pdf instruction manual is fairly easy to follow” in their review of the Canon 145.

Good Battery Life

Several Canon 145 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. Ian Mcculloch mentioned in his review on Amazon “This camera also has a rechargeable battery which I think will be better than having to buy”. Possum Pie mentioned in their review of the Canon 145 on Amazon two years ago “The only downside is re-charging which involves removing the battery” and gave this digital camera a score of 4 stars. Tiger294 mentioned on Amazon in the same month “Good picture quality and great battery life” and scored the Canon 145 very highly.

Nice Design

One Canon 145 reviewer who purchased the Canon 145 reckoned that it was a good design. Ladye mentioned “Easy peasy to use, small compact design, keeps charge very well” in their review and scored it very highly.

One Canon 145 owner who bought it reckoned that it was good looking. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned “The Canon IXUS 145 (also known as the PowerShot ELPH 135) is a slim, stylish point and shoot digital compact camera with a 16 megapixel sensor, 8x optical zoom, intelligent Auto mode”.

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Good Technical Features

One Canon 145 owner wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had good features. Two years ago Jason M wrote on Amazon “I am very happy that the good features are still there” in his review of the Canon 145.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One Canon 145 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen.

Good Video Capture

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording. Alrid said “It has HD video.” however despite that they rated it 40 out of 100.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age. 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.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CCD sensor to this camera and we think the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price], and the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5[plb_406570_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on similar spec cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price].

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

With a closest focusing distance of only 0.01 meters, the Canon 145's closest focusing distance is one of the smallest amongst compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The average closest focusing distance of cameras that were released around the same time as the 145 is 0.04m.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Canon 145 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar age and type to it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many cameras of a similar type and age to it.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the Canon 145 is more than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Canon camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on digital cameras of this spec and age. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

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

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

The average flash sync-speed of cameras of this age and type is 0.62s, and the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0005s to 10s. The Canon 145 has one of the shorter flash sync-speeds (only 0.0005 seconds) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This digital camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many cameras of this age and type.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Connectivity

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was not good in terms of USB connections. Turbostella mentioned three years ago “There is no USB cable to actually enable you to transfer your photos from your camera to a laptop” in their review of the Canon 145.

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec have a built-in flash, however the Canon 145 does not have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also have a built-in flash including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most of the other cameras of this age and type have an image stabilizer, however the Canon 145 does not have an image stabilizer.

It is worth also looking at alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon 145 does not support video capability. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the 145 also do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this camera and we think the X10[pl_1150_price], or the FinePix JX500[pl_1672380_price] both from Fujifilm or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon 145 does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the 145 also do not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Canon IXUS 230 HS[plb_1504252_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 145, the Canon 145 does not support wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other cameras which also support wi-Fi including the FinePix Z1000EXR[pl_394895_price], or the X100T[pl_3180325_price] both from Fujifilm.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the 145 are not 3D. The Canon 145 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you are looking for a camera that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price], or the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price].

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon 145 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the 145 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

It is worth considering alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], the Sony DSC-HX100V[plb_613234_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon 145 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 145 are also not waterproof.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution(s)

This digital camera has a still image resolution(s) of 4:3 - (L) 4608 x 3456| (M1) 3264 x 2448| (M2) 2048 x 1536| (S) 640 x 480| (W) 4608 x 2592, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon 145 is more than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to the 145. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Quite Big Maximum Aperture Number

Digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the 145 have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.7. With a maximum aperture number of only 3.2, the Canon 145 has a fairly big maximum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the 145.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The Canon 145 is a one number of aspheric elements digital camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Canon 145 has one of the lower ISO sensitivity (max)s (only 1,600) amongst compact cameras of this age. Digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the 145 have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 52,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 4,700.

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Only Features Three Light Meterings

The number of light metering modes featured on the Canon 145 is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Canon camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on cameras of this age and spec. The light meterings "Centre-weighted" and "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Canon 145 is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon 145

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Canon released the 145.

Average Megapixel

The Canon 145 has a pretty standard megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the 145.

We compared all the other 16MP cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm F800EXR[plb_1518759_price], and the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price] is also worth considering.

If this camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ60[plb_2384424_price] (16.1MP), the Leica X2[plb_2496546_price] (16.2MP), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon 145 has a relatively average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the 145.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the PowerShot SX600 HS[pl_2110760_price], the PowerShot G16[pl_1602829_price], and the PowerShot A3200 IS[pl_1463972_price] all from Canon is also worth considering.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the DSC-HX60V[pl_2166574_price] (486x and higher rated), or the DSC-HX400V[pl_2297093_price] (810x and higher rated) both from Sony.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Canon 145 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the 145.

Other 8x optical zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the IXUS 230 HS[pl_1504252_price], or the PowerShot N[pl_1478196_price] both from Canon.

If you are looking for a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the Canon 145 has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the 145.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.7" screen digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-WX220[plb_2165839_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96[plb_1338363_price].

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Sony DSC-HX60V[plb_2166574_price] (3" and higher rated), or the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price] (3" and higher rated).

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Average Weight

With a weight of 127 grams, the Canon 145 has a fairly average weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
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)
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Focus Adjustment
Focus
Light Exposure
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
HDMI
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Camera File System
Live View
Brightness Adjustment
Scene Modes
Languages Support
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Data Network
Certificates
Certification
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

1 Award

PhotographyBlog.com Recommended

Expert Reviews

(4)
1 August 2014

The Canon IXUS 145 is a perfect camera for a novice user - with its easy to use menu system, well performing auto mode and enticing price point, you can't go far wrong. Also undeniable is the...

PhotographyBlog.com

The Canon IXUS 145 (also known as the PowerShot ELPH 135) is a slim, stylish point and shoot digital compact camera with a 16 megapixel sensor, 8x optical zoom, intelligent Auto mode and Live View... Read more…

31 July 2014

With a 16 million pixel sensor, Digic 4 processor, 8x optical zoom and 32x digital zoom, the Canon IXUS 145 isn't likely to win any awards for innovation but it's still a solid, well performing... Read more…

13 December 2014

Unsere Kamera-Tests bieten zwar Orientierung bei der Auswahl der richtigen Kamera. Doch am Ende entscheidet der User selbst, welches Modell es für ihn sein soll. Welche Digicams derzeit besonders... Read more…

Lightweight
Decent zoom performance
Excellent image quality
Schnappschusstauglich
Gnstig
Some functions hidden in menu system
Not many creative options
No Wi
Fi or GPS
No WiFi or GPS

User Reviews

(40)
Reviewed 13 March 2016 by GraemeH
(Verified Purchase)

Faultless and easy to use...

Reviewed 10 September 2015 by Jason M

I bought this camera because it's the nearest updated model to what I had before which has served me faithfully for over 5 years. I am very happy that the good features are still there, and there... Read more…

(Verified Purchase)

Bought this for my mum, mainly coz it's purple and she loves purple. Am huge fan of the IXUS range, they're what I buy for myself. This has replaced my mum's eldery IXUS 4MGP camera which was... Read more…

I bought the Ixus 145 as a quick and portable camera for taking on holiday. I was pleasantly suprised by the quality and performance. Obviously this is a budget camera but it represents good value... Read more…

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