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Canon Ixus 180 Digital Camera

£129.00
£99.00 £30.00 cheaper than 53 days ago
Compact Camera 20MP 10x Yes Jan 2016
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Reasonably priced
Good quality pictures
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Reasonably Priced

The price range of cameras of this spec and age is from £66 to £4,355. We think that this high megapixel camera represents good value compared to other cameras of this spec and age.


Reviews

Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this high megapixel camera as outstanding on average. Over 92% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Canon Has Good Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 34,746 expert and owner reviews (including 2,754 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically within its high megapixel cameras range. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Easy to Use

Four owners considered that it was easy to use.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people thought it was compact.

  • Compact size makes it ideal to carry around in my handbag…
    JanH (Amazon) - May 2016
  • So far, seems a good value compact…
    IC (Amazon) - June 2016
  • A handy point and shoot compact camera…
    IC (Amazon) - June 2016
  • Good auto images from this light compact…
    IC (Amazon) - June 2016

Good Quality Pictures

Three owners who bought the product reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

  • Nice colour and great photos…
  • It works well and takes great photos, have not dropped it so no idea about the strength! Shame the batteries are different again, just more expense to replace…
  • Good auto images from this light compact…
    IC (Amazon) - June 2016

Video

Supports Video Recording

The Ixus 180 supports video recording. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also support video recording.

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Other

Released Over a Year Ago

It was January 2016 when Canon released the Ixus 180.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon Ixus 180 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of this spec and age also have a built-in flash.

Other digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available that you might want to consider include cheaper cameras such as the Nikon Coolpix S2900 (£79.99), or the Canon IXUS 160 (£80).

We compared all the other digital cameras which also have a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Medion Life X44022 (£109.99) is also worth considering.

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Features Face Detection

The Canon Ixus 180 features face detection, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Ixus 180 has a USB connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age also have a USB connectivity.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon Ixus 180 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this camera also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Canon IXUS 175 (£44.99) which is cheaper.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Ixus 180 supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

The Ixus 180 does not feature bluetooth. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also do not feature bluetooth.

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Display

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras of this age and type is 2.7", the largest is 3.2", and the average display diagonal is 3". When compared to other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera that we have assessed, the display diagonal of the Ixus 180 of only 2.7 inches is one of the smallest.

Other 2.7" screen cameras currently available that you might want to look at include cheaper cameras such as the IXUS 160 (£80), or the IXUS 175 (£44.99) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S2900 (£79.99).

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon Ixus 180 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst high megapixel cameras of this age. Across all the cameras of this age and type the display resolutions (numeric) range from 20 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 710,000 pixels.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

The Canon Ixus 180 has a pretty average digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than a year.

We compared this digital camera to all the other 4x digital zoom cameras and we think the IXUS 160 (£80), and the IXUS 175 (£44.99) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix S2900 (£79.99) all of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might be worth looking at include the Canon IXUS 177 (£79.99) (16x) which is also cheaper.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 10 times zoom factor, the Ixus 180 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

If this Canon camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to consider the Praktica Z212 (£99) (12x).

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Only One Aspherical Lens

The Ixus 180 is a one aspherical lens camera. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec have between 1 and 10 aspherical lenses.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 3.1mm and the longest is 36mm. The Ixus 180 has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (only 24 millimeters) amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Ixus 180 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this digital camera and we think the IXUS 175 (£44.99), and the IXUS 160 (£80) both from Canon and both of which are cheaper are also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in alternative cameras which also have an image stabilizer including the Medion Life X44022 (£109.99).

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The Canon Ixus 180 has a higher still image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a 5152 x 3864 still image resolution(s), whereas most digital cameras of this spec and age have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this digital camera have still image resolution(s) of 3648 x 2736 and 2048 x 1536 and 5152 x 2896. The still image resolution of all cameras of this age and type ranges from 480 x 480 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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20 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 20 megapixels digital camera.

There are a number of other 20MP cameras currently available that you might want to look at including cheaper cameras such as the IXUS 160 (£80), or the IXUS 175 (£44.99) both from Canon.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Ixus 180 has a GPS (satellite), unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year which do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Ixus 180 features brightness adjustment. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera also feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Ixus 180 supports direct printing, as do most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than a year.

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Features Contrast Adjustment

The Ixus 180 features contrast adjustment. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera also feature contrast adjustment.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon Ixus 180 has an orientation sensor. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have an orientation sensor.

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Features Histogram

The Ixus 180 features histogram. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for more than a year also feature histogram.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The Ixus 180 has a self-timer. Most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also have a self-timer.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Across all the high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera the closest focusing distances range from 0.01m to 5m, and the average closest focusing distance is 0.48m. The Ixus 180 has a fairly small closest focusing distance (only 0.01 meters) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon Ixus 180 does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera which have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon Ixus 180 supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Ixus 180 features voice recording, as do most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Ixus 180 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The Ixus 180 has a batteries included. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a batteries included.

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Battery

Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera take between 150 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon Ixus 180 which takes 190 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Light Exposure

Supports Six ISO Sensitivities

The number of ISO speeds supported by the Ixus 180 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly supported ISO sensitivity is 160, but this ISO sensitivity is not supported by this camera. The ISO sensitivities 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 and Auto are also supported by this digital camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 1091c008pxtnb2seu1m, listing 1085c009aa, canon 10142577pcw, canon 10142579pcw, canon 1803c009aa, canon 1085c009aa, canon 1806c009, canon 1809c009, canon n190800w, canon ep625nc, canon ep622nb, canon ep622ns, canon fr287nb, canon fr287ns, canon ep622nc, canon 720p25, canon canon
Barcodes 00000010142577, 00000010142579, 04549292056990, 04549292057058, 04549292057126, 08714574634319, 08714574634333, 08714574634357, 08714574636092, 08714574636122, 08714574636153, 08714574647456

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