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Canon IXUS 125 HS
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Canon IXUS 125 HS Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CMOS Jan 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Inside a slim, stylish metal body the IXUS 125 HS packs a host of helpful features - so taking great shots is a breeze, even in low light. Face ID prioritises friends and Full HD movies add to the... More
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24 Reasons For

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Compact cameras produced 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 compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS is 2.8". With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the IXUS 125 HS has one of the larger display diagonals amongst compact cameras of this age.

There are a number of other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider including the Sony DSC-H70R[plb_580917_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to consider the Canon ELPH 320 HS[plb_1385328_price] (3.2"), or the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price] (3.3") which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The IXUS 125 HS supports Full HD video. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago do not support Full HD video.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras which support Full HD video currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic DMC-TZ55[plb_2145740_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon IXUS 125 HS supports video capability, which is unusual. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS do not support video capability.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support video capability currently available which you might want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix JX500[plb_1672380_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly High Megapixel

The megapixels of comparable spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago range from 0.3MP to 46MP, and the average megapixel is 14MP. The IXUS 125 HS has a fairly high megapixel (16.1 megapixels) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS.

Alternative 16.1MP cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Sony DSC-H70R[plb_580917_price], or the Nikon 26[plb_1280883_price].

If this compact camera camera megapixel is too low for you then you might also want to consider the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP), the Sony DSC-WX80[plb_1621797_price] (16.2MP), or the Samsung ST72[plb_1609451_price] (16.2MP) which is also higher rated.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 125 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix P330[plb_1724102_price], and the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 125 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this digital camera 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 125 HS is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The IXUS 125 HS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. 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, 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 cameras of this age and type the still image resolution ranges from 384 x 480 to 5152 x 3864.

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Has Four Photo Effectss

The IXUS 125 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of this type and age. The photo effectss "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Has Two Shooting Modess

The IXUS 125 HS has a greater number of shooting modes than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. The most frequently found shooting modes is Auto, but this shooting modes is not found on this Canon digital camera. The shooting modess Movie and Scene are also found on this camera.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of this spec and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The IXUS 125 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this digital camera). This camera also supports a video resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels video resolutions is in fact the best supported video resolution across all cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels video resolutions is the worst supported video resolution across comparable types of camera.

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Has Two Light Exposure Modess

The IXUS 125 HS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly found light exposure modes is Auto, but this light exposure modes is not found on this digital camera. The light exposure modess Aperture priority AE and Shutter priority AE are also found on this camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The IXUS 125 HS has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most common maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This digital camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 125 HS.

A 320 x 240 pixels maximum video resolution is the worst video resolution amongst comparable types of digital camera.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

With a display resolution (numeric) of 461,000 pixels, the IXUS 125 HS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. The average display resolution (numeric) of cameras of this type and age is 450,000 pixels.

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Fairly Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

The average slowest camera shutter speed of digital cameras of this age and type is 15s, and the slowest camera shutter speeds range from 0.12s to 250s. At 15 seconds, the IXUS 125 HS has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Supports One Camera File System

The number of camera file systems supported by the IXUS 125 HS is more than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most frequently supported camera file system supported by compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IXUS 125 HS.

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TFT Display

The IXUS 125 HS has a better display than most cameras of this type and age. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago 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. Across all digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS the best display is AMOLED and the worst is LCD.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.7, the IXUS 125 HS has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.3 to 22.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon IXUS 125 HS has a fairly short minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age. The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s of similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 5mm to 39mm.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

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

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS, the IXUS 125 HS does not support wi-Fi.

We compared all the other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi to this digital camera and we think the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price], or the Sony DSC-WX300[plb_1621847_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS are not 3D. The IXUS 125 HS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Cameras which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 125 HS, the IXUS 125 HS does not have a GPS (satellite).

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

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Not Waterproof

The IXUS 125 HS is not waterproof. Most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IXUS 125 HS are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the IXUS 125 HS is more than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Canon IXUS 125 HS is a camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s. Most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS is 18mm and the longest is 1,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 120 millimeters, the Canon IXUS 125 HS has one of the shorter maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Very Small Combined Zoom

The combined zooms of compact cameras that have been available for more than two years range from 3x to 1,600x. With a combined zoom of only 20 times zoom factor, the IXUS 125 HS has a quite small combined zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the IXUS 125 HS.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The IXUS 125 HS has a greater number of supported image formats than most cameras of this type and age. This Canon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The image formats supported "EXIF" is also supported by this digital camera.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 125 HS

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when this Canon camera was released.

Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 125 HS has a relatively average digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 125 HS.

Other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the A810[pl_408150_price], or the IXUS 510 HS[pl_408144_price] both from Canon.

If this compact camera camera digital zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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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 cameras of a similar type and age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the IXUS 125 HS has a fairly standard optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FX90[plb_1291987_price], the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price], or the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price].

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Coolpix S5200[pl_3179968_price] (6x), or the Coolpix S5200[pl_1873851_price] (6x) both from Nikon.

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MOS Sensor Type

The IXUS 125 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most digital cameras of this spec and age.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that have a CMOS sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price].

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Average Weight

The IXUS 125 HS has a fairly standard weight (135 grams) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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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
Image Stabilizer Location
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Material
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)
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
Smile Detection
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
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
Voice Recording
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Connector Type
Connection to PC
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
3D
White Balance
Shooting Modes
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
Weight
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)
System Requirements
Mac Operating Systems Supported
Windows Operating Systems Supported
Mac Compatibility
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Weight
Compatible Operating Systems
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 13427353, 6049b007aa, 6052b006aa, ixus125hszil, ixus125hsroz, ixus125hsroo, ixus125hsblw, canon 6049b007, canon 6043b007, canon 6046b007, canon 6043b007a, canon 6046b007a, canon 6049b007a, canon 6049b007aa, canon 6043b007aa, canon 6046b007aa
Barcodes 00714574579290, 00714574579764, 03523210005278, 03610170784425, 03610170784487, 03610170814009, 04960999840574, 04960999840581, 04960999840970, 04960999841021, 05052883519303, 05052883898606, 08714574579139, 08714574579146, 08714574579177, 08714574579184, 08714574579214, 08714574579221, 08714574579252, 08714574579269, 08714574579290, 08714574579306, 08714574579764

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