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Canon 265 HS

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Canon 265 HS

Canon 265 HS
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A good spec but 4 year old compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 12x No Jan 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Used - Canon IXUS 265 HSCompact Digital Camera - Purple (16MP, 12x Optical Zoom, 24x ZoomPlus, Wifi, NFC) 3inch LCD
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Used - Canon IXUS 265 HSCompact Digital Camera - Black (16MP, 12x Optical Zoom, 24x ZoomPlus, Wifi, NFC) 3inch LCD
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Canon 265 HS Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon 265 HS number 976 across all digital cameras.
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Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 50%. Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good lens quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Smaller than average optical zoom
Fit everyone in the frame with the ultra-wide angle or zoom in to distant subjects using the powerful optical zoom and zoomplus
Wi-Fi and NFC for easy connection to your smartphone and for sharing on social networks
No more blurred photos and movies thanks to image stabilizer and intelligent IS
Creative shot effortlessly adds artistic twists to shots
Smart auto takes care of all the camera settings, so you can simply point and shoot
Get a movie summary of your day with hybrid auto
Choose the camera that fits your lifestyle with the stylish, ultra compact body
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Only 190 battery life

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

69
Portrait Photography
Good
52
Landscape Photography
Average
48
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
44
Sports Photography
Mediocre
67
Wildlife Photography
Good

Canon 265 HS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon 265 HS?

The Canon 265 HS is 99.7mm wide and 57.6mm tall. It is 22.4mm deep and weighs 147g.

Canon 265 HS front dimensions
Canon 265 HS size in context

Canon 265 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Very Good Brand

We checked 42,313 owner and expert reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two people who bought this digital camera reckoned that it had a good zoom.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon 265 HS of 16MP is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 41% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon 265 HS of only 12x is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is smaller than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon 265 HS's minimum aperture number of 3.6 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 41% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon 265 HS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 3,200 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 23% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 265 HS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The weight of the Canon 265 HS of only 147g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 69% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon 265 HS is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon 265 HS of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 51% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Shorter Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 265 HS of only 300mm is shorter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is shorter than 76% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon 265 HS's maximum aperture number of only 7 is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 21% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon 265 HS's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 14% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon 265 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC), unlike 87% of digital cameras which do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 265 HS supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 265 HS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon 265 HS of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 265 HS of 25mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 66% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon 265 HS has an orientation sensor, which is unusual. 92% of cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Only 190 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Canon 265 HS which takes 190 battery life.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 265 HS supports direct printing, unlike 88% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon 265 HS has an external flash connector, which is unusual. 86% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9351b007ab, canon ixus265hs

Barcodes:

00172304233597, 04549292007787, 04549292007824, 04549292007862, 05052184041947, 05052184041961, 05054533631519, 05054533634640, 08714574616155, 08714574616162, 08714574616193, 08714574616209, 08714574616216, 08714574616230, 08714574616247, 08714574616278, 08714574616285, 08714574616292

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