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Canon ELPH 115 IS
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Canon ELPH 115 is Digital Camera

16MP 8x CCD 1/2.3" Apr 2013
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This Is An ELPH You 'll Want In Your Pocket Every Day: Easy To Use And Sleekly Stylish, The PowerShot ELPH 115 IS Is Equipped To Turn Any Moment Into A High-quality Image. The Bright, Powerful 8x... More
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17 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

Expert review website parentesis.com scored this Canon digital camera 80 out of 100.

Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

On average Canon compact cameras have good ratings as do all digital cameras manufactured by Canon.

Reasonably Priced

One Canon ELPH 115 IS owner who purchased the Canon ELPH 115 IS considered that it was good value for money. Imaging-Resource.com said in their review of the Canon ELPH 115 IS “The Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS provides a lot of versatility at a reasonable price”.

Good Technical Features

One customer wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned “The Canon ELPH 115 IS features an 8x optical zoom lens (28-2” in their review of this digital camera.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. 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.

Other digital cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available which you might also want to consider include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

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

Other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon 145[plb_2166060_price].

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The ELPH 115 IS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the ELPH 115 IS is more than most compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This 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 a comparable time to the ELPH 115 IS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The ELPH 115 IS has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s)s of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 1920 x 1080, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. Across all compact cameras that have been available for more than two years the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has Three Shooting Modess

The ELPH 115 IS has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of this age and type. The most commonly found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this camera. The shooting modess Movie, Program and Scene are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.9, the ELPH 115 IS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. Compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the ELPH 115 IS have maximum aperture numbers of between 1.8 and 72.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the ELPH 115 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon 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 digital cameras of this spec and age 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 camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this type and age.

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Light

With a weight of only 117 grams, the ELPH 115 IS is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. The lightest camera of a similar age and type to the ELPH 115 IS is 20g , the heaviest is 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Supports One Camera File System

The number of camera file systems supported by the ELPH 115 IS is more than most compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. This Canon digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the ELPH 115 IS.

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TFT Display

The Canon ELPH 115 IS has a TFT display which is better than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for more than two years. Most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it 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. The worst display of all digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the ELPH 115 IS is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it.

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17 Reasons Against

Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

The Canon ELPH 115 IS does not have an image stabilizer, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

Alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might also want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

The Canon ELPH 115 IS does not support video capability. Most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ELPH 115 IS also do not support video capability.

We compared all the other cameras which also support video capability to this camera and we think the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price], or the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The ELPH 115 IS does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the ELPH 115 IS also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Most cameras of a similar age and spec to the ELPH 115 IS do not support wi-Fi. The ELPH 115 IS is no exception to this as it too does not support wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also support wi-Fi including the Canon N100[plb_2118439_price], or the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ELPH 115 IS is 2.8", and the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8". The Canon ELPH 115 IS has a quite small display diagonal (only 2.7 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the ELPH 115 IS.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 2.7" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG ST96[plb_1338363_price], the Canon 105[plb_377573_price], or the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price].

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth looking at include the Fujifilm FinePix x100 Classic Kit[plb_1609683_price] (2.8") which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The Canon ELPH 115 IS is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the ELPH 115 IS are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon ELPH 115 IS does not have a GPS (satellite), although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared all the other cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) to this digital camera and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other cameras of this type and age, the ELPH 115 IS is not waterproof.

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Only Features Three Flash Modess

The Canon ELPH 115 IS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modess "Flash off" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

Cameras of this age and spec have motion JPEG frame rates of between 15fps and 240fps. With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 25 frames per second, the Canon ELPH 115 IS has one of the lower motion JPEG frame rates amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

At only 1,600, the Canon ELPH 115 IS has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the ELPH 115 IS. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of compact cameras that are a similar age to the ELPH 115 IS is 3 and the highest is 26,000.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

Cameras of a similar type and age to the ELPH 115 IS have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the Canon ELPH 115 IS has a quite low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a comparable age to the ELPH 115 IS.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The ELPH 115 IS has a greater number of supported image formats than most digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Quite Small Normal Focusing Range (wide)

With a normal focusing range (wide) of only 0.01 meters, the Canon ELPH 115 IS has a quite small normal focusing range (wide) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the compact cameras that were released around the same time as the ELPH 115 IS the normal focusing ranges (wide) range from 0.01m to 0.8m.

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Fairly Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Cameras that have been on the market for more than two years have ISO sensitivity (min)s of between 10 and 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. The ELPH 115 IS has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) (100) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the ELPH 115 IS.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this age and spec is 26mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Canon ELPH 115 IS has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Quite Long Flash Recharging Time

At 10 seconds, the ELPH 115 IS has a fairly long flash recharging time compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the ELPH 115 IS. Compact cameras that were released around the same time as the ELPH 115 IS have flash recharging times of between 0.0005s and 15s.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon ELPH 115 IS

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the ELPH 115 IS over three years ago.

Average Megapixel

The Canon ELPH 115 IS has a relatively typical megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that came out around the same time as the ELPH 115 IS.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 16MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], and the Fujifilm F660EXR[plb_1409997_price] is also worth considering.

If this Canon digital camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung SAMSUNG ST200F[plb_1682904_price] (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Digital Zoom

The ELPH 115 IS has a relatively typical digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the ELPH 115 IS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including the Canon PowerShot SX230 HS[plb_1143510_price] which has better reviews.

If this compact camera camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung WB350F[plb_2134241_price] (5x) which is also higher rated.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the ELPH 115 IS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

There are a number of alternative 8x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at including the Canon PowerShot N[plb_1478196_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to consider the Canon Powershot ELPH 150 IS[plb_2321377_price] (10x).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Aspect Ratio
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
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
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 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
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
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Tripod Mountable
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (max)
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Quick Start Guide
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Camera Shutter Speed

Expert Reviews

(2)
31 January 2014

Designed as an everyday pocket camera for photographers looking for an imaging upgrade over their smartphones, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 IS provides a lot of versatility at a reasonable... Read more…

Cuenta con las funciones Movie Digest, rfaga a alta velocidad y video en sper cmara lenta
La pantalla se ajusta para mostrarte bien lo que vas a captar aunque uses la cmara de forma horizontal o vertical
El zoom ptico es de slo 4x y no cuenta con memoria interna, por lo que se necesita comprar una tarjeta de memoria SD
26 July 2013

Si lo que buscas es una cámara compacta y ligera para tus viajes largos pero que tome fotografías de buena calidad sin importar el escenario, este modelo puedes considerarlo entre tus primeras...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8608b001, canon 8602b001
Barcodes 00013803222289, 00013803222302, 00013803222319, 00013803222326, 00031111926507, 00041114801398, 00052778836237, 00132018161005, 00138032222890, 00138032223026, 00138032223194, 00138032223262, 00152772482673

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