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Canon IXUS 1100
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Canon IXUS 1100 Digital Camera

12.1MP 12x CMOS Aug 2011
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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17 Reasons For

Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Compact cameras built by Canon have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Canon also has good ratings across its entire range.

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of cameras of this type and age is 2.8", and the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8". With a display diagonal of 3.2 inches, the Canon IXUS 1100 has a very large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 1100.

We compared this camera to all the other 3.2" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the IXUS 240 HS[pl_408112_price], the IXUS 510 HS[pl_408144_price], and the ELPH 320 HS[pl_1385328_price] all from Canon is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (3.3"), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5") which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

Unlike most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 1100 which do not support Full HD video, the IXUS 1100 supports Full HD video.

It may also be worth considering one of the other digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most commonly supported compatible memory cards on similar spec digital cameras that have been available 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.

Other cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price].

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The IXUS 1100 supports video capability, unlike most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec which do not support video capability.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] which has better reviews.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 1100 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

Alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 12 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 1100 has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst compact cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 1100 the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 63x, and the average optical zoom is 9.3x.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 12x optical zoom digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the SX150 IS[pl_41047_price], the IXUS 500 HS[pl_362181_price], and the IXUS 510 HS[pl_408144_price] all from Canon is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 1100, the IXUS 1100 has a built-in flash.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash and we think the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], and the Olympus Stylus SH-60[plb_2273504_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the IXUS 1100 is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This Canon camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this type and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The Canon IXUS 1100 has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 1100. The photo effectss "Negative film", "Neutral", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 336 millimeters, the IXUS 1100 has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 1100 range from 18mm to 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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4000 X 2664 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon IXUS 1100 has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This digital camera has a 4000 x 2664 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112 and 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248. The best still image resolution of all cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 1100 is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the IXUS 1100 is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of a 1280 x 720 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels maximum video resolution is in fact the best video resolution amongst all cameras of this type and age.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution across similar types of camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 461,000 pixels, the Canon IXUS 1100 has one of the higher display resolution (numeric)s amongst compact cameras of this age. Compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the IXUS 1100 have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The Canon IXUS 1100 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital 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). The video resolution of all cameras of this age and type ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Four Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The IXUS 1100 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 1100. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Multi Point Auto Focus" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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11 Reasons Against

Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 12.1 megapixels, the IXUS 1100 has one of the lower megapixels amongst compact cameras of this age. The average megapixel of cameras of a similar spec and age to the IXUS 1100 is 14MP.

We compared this camera to all the other 12.1MP cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the SX240 HS[pl_410378_price], and the ELPH 100 HS[pl_783777_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

If this digital camera megapixel is not high enough for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price] (12.2MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other compact cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 1100, the IXUS 1100 does not support wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to consider including the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Canon IXUS 1100 is not 3D. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 1100 are also not 3D.

If you want a camera that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The Canon IXUS 1100 does not have a GPS (satellite). Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 1100 also do not have a GPS (satellite).

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) including the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], or the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 1100 are not waterproof. The Canon IXUS 1100 is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The IXUS 1100 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that have been around for a similar time to it. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras of this type and age. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

The average motion JPEG frame rate of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 32fps. The IXUS 1100 has one of the lowest motion JPEG frame rates (only 24 frames per second) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Canon IXUS 1100 is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The IXUS 1100 is a one number of aspheric elements camera.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

Across all the cameras of this spec and age the ISO sensitivity (min)s range from 10 to 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. At 100, the IXUS 1100 has a fairly big ISO sensitivity (min) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 1100.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the IXUS 1100 has one of the longer minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst compact cameras of this age. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 1100 is 26mm.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 1100

Released Over Five Years Ago

Canon released the IXUS 1100 over five years ago.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 1100 has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 1100.

We compared this camera to all the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras and we think the Panasonic DMC-FT4[plb_1353102_price], and the Nikon P500[plb_1066460_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a bigger digital zoom then you might want to look at the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x and higher rated).

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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MOS Sensor Type

The IXUS 1100 has a better sensor type than most compact cameras that were released around the same time as it. This digital camera has a MOS sensor type, whereas most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it have a CCD sensor type.

Other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price].

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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
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)
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Focus Adjustment
Focus
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 Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
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
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Custom Colour
Image Editing
Camera File System
Multi Burst Mode
Camera Playback
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Compatible Operating Systems
On/off Switch
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

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