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Canon IXUS 240 HS
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Canon IXUS 240 HS Digital Camera

16.1MP 5x CMOS Feb 2012
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
With HS System and a huge touch screen for capturing any moment with ease, the slim IXUS 240 HS offers Wi-Fi connection for instantly sharing your stunning shots. - Slim metal body; 24mm, 5x... More
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35 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

This Canon digital camera has an average owner rating of 85% based on 294 owner reviews.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Four years ago A. Mccardle scored it 5 stars and said on Amazon “I like the quality of the pictures”. Allan Dearnley-Davison said on Amazon also four years ago “Excellent quality, versatile pocket camera” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. Also four years ago Brooks said in his review on Amazon “It was what I was looking for; takes good quality shots, in focus everytime, in a variety of light conditions”.

Good Quality Pictures

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Four years ago A. Davies wrote “The photos are out of this world” and scored it very highly. Allan Dearnley-Davison wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “The better because it can take a second or so to save a picture” and gave the product a rating of 5 stars. Andferdav wrote “Chose the pink based solely on the fact that it was the cheapest!Takes good photos, using the touch screen take a bit of getting used to”.

Five customers who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it had a good picture resolution. Allan Dearnley-Davison said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “You will need a High Capacity SD card, as 16.1 mega pixels sure takes up a lot of room”. Ganbaro said on Amazon four years ago “I'm sure 16.1Mega pixels can not be good” and rated the product 4 stars. John Kaiser Calautit wrote on Amazon also four years ago “Slow continuous shooting, Battery life, Fairly expensive for a compact cameraRating” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS and rated the Canon IXUS 240 HS 80 out of 100.

Some people who bought this digital camera concluded that it was good in low light. King of the World rated this digital camera 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “Images are bright in low light situations, without need of a flash”. One customer who reviewed the Canon IXUS 240 HS reckoned that it was able to produce clear pictures.

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Good Video Capture

Some Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers said in their reviews that the product was good for video recording. A. Davies wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon four years ago “It has a great video picture”. Kostas gave the product a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this digital camera “Excellent compact photo camera that can double as a real hd (1920x1080) video camera”. Loreleila wrote on Amazon “The basic video quality is good for such a small camera which isn't a video maker first” however they only gave this digital camera a score of 3 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it had a good zoom. Gaglen gave the Canon IXUS 240 HS a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote on Amazon four years ago “It would be the perfect point-and-shoot camera if it had a more powerful zoom” in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. Maria Breen wrote in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “Love the colourlove the zoom and the quality of picturesHappy customer”. Stuied said on Amazon four years ago “The zoom is great too”.

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good autofocus. Allan Dearnley-Davison said on Amazon four years ago “When showing the pictures on my iMac, they look clear, bright and colourful, with no out of focus or dim ones among them”. Trickyvikki said on Amazon “There are some excellent features, soft focus, colour hues etc” in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review and scored it 5 stars.

Some Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers who reviewed the Canon IXUS 240 HS concluded that it had a good lens. Bruce mentioned on Amazon “The lens sharpness is fantastic - even at f/2.7 It's amazing what you can get for £110 these days” and rated it as very good. Ganbaro mentioned in their review on Amazon “Impressive lens – wide angle for photos of groups of friends in room corners”. King of the World said in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “An excellent wide-angle lens”.

Several Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser. Three years ago P. Smith rated it 4 stars and wrote “It takes nice photos and the optical stabilization is really nice”. Roland Rashleigh-Berry wrote in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review “It has image stabilisation which is a good thing since it has no viewfinder to help you take steady shots” and gave the product a very good review.

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Easy to Use

Some Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers reckoned that the Canon IXUS 240 HS was easy to use. Allan Dearnley-Davison rated it 5 stars and he said on Amazon “A truly great, easy to use pocket camera” in his review. Annie gave it a very good rating and she wrote in her review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS three years ago “There's good magnification and you are able to use it successfully in bright sunlight or for night time shots”. Anon gave the product a score of 5 stars and mentioned four years ago “Easy to use, great price, NOTHING wrong at all!” in their review.

A number of customers who purchased the product considered that it was easy to setup. Joan Pearson mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Very easy to set up.”. R said in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “The Wi Fi works pretty well and is painless to set up on my Macbook Pro”.

One Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewer wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was comfortable and easy to hold. Four years ago C. M. Jordan said “It's remarkably small (but still easy to hold) takes excellent pictures”. One Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewer concluded that it was easy to use the menus. J. Ajibade mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “The camera have various easy touch screen menu which is good”.

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Good Battery Life

A few customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life. A. Davies scored it very highly and said four years ago “Battery could be cheaper as you need two in the real world” in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. C. M. Jordan mentioned also four years ago “Still easy to hold) takes excellent pictures and the battery lasts well”. Also four years ago Cr Hanmer said on Amazon “My only problem with this camera is the battery and that CANON keep changing the style so that they are not comparable with other CANON IXUS cameras”.

Good Connectivity

Some customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was wifi compatible. Gaglen gave the Canon IXUS 240 HS a score of 80 out of 100 and said “The wi-fi option is great for quickly transferring photos to devices” in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. In Your Own Words Ltd. Consignment mentioned on Amazon four years ago “Wireless access good” in her Canon IXUS 240 HS review. Janice said in her Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “This is a great point and shoot camera and if you can get the wifi going I am sure it is good too”.

One Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewer concluded that it was good in terms of USB connections. Four years ago C. Grant Gt Ltd mentioned in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS on Amazon “My low rating is because the wifi refuses to upload my photos to the computer (though USB cable works fine” yet he gave it a score of 40 out of 100.

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Robust

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was strong and durable. Four years ago Ganbaro said in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “Looks good, feels good, sturdy”. Janice wrote in her review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “It's a bit more sturdy, got a great zoom on it”. Four years ago Loreleila said “This is less robust in some respects” in their review although they gave it a rating of 3 stars.

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS owners who reviewed the product agreed that it was well made. Roland Rashleigh-Berry he said “It has a good solid feel to it” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS. Roywoodham mentioned on Amazon “Small, compact, very light and excellent build quality being made out of metal” in their review.

One person concluded that it was easy to damage or scratch. Malgorzata mentioned on Amazon “Luckily it wasent damaged”. One Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewer who reviewed it reckoned that it was reliable. Maria Breen he mentioned four years ago “Very easy to use and very reliable” in his Canon IXUS 240 HS review.

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Good Technical Features

A number of Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers mentioned that it had good features. Botusbouncer mentioned four years ago “Plenty of features” in their review of this digital camera and scored the Canon IXUS 240 HS very highly. Frances Campbell-Vaughan wrote on Amazon “Excellent small compact camera with many features” and scored the Canon IXUS 240 HS very highly. James a he said “With a lot of other great features”.

Nice Design

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers said in their reviews that it was good looking. Brooks rated the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon four years ago “Pretty good” in his review. D. Burrows mentioned on Amazon “They are both beautifully designed and nice to use”. Ganbaro said on Amazon “Stylish and colourful”.

Some Canon IXUS 240 HS owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was neat. P. Horgan gave it a score of 5 stars and said in their review on Amazon four years ago “Great functionality for a neat size”. One customer who reviewed it concluded that it was smooth. Roderick Snell gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “Stunning Value, small, neat and very smooth pictures”.

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Reasonably Priced

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS owners considered that the Canon IXUS 240 HS was good value for money. Andferdav said “Amazed to see the price difference between the various colours”. Annie mentioned “Altogether an excellent camera for the price…” in her Canon IXUS 240 HS review. Annie also mentioned “Very good value for money”.

Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. D. Burrows said “A cheap case is recommended” in their review of this digital camera although they only scored it 3 stars. M. Harris wrote four years ago “Bargain camera with wealth of features” in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review and rated it 5 stars. Mikkel T. Kristiansen wrote in their review in the same month “Good and cheap camera” .

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Good Size

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS owners who bought it thought it was compact. Annek said in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review on Amazon “Compact and clarity excellent”. Annek also wrote “We were looking for a compact model that fitted freely into pocket, which this model does”. Deanna Ballantine gave the product a rating of 5 stars and she mentioned in her review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “You cannot go wrong with a Canon IXUS 240 HS if you are looking for a small compact digital camera”.

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS owners thought it was easy to carry around. City Sleeker mentioned on Amazon “Is a lovely camera, easy to use and very easy to carry” and rated it 80 out of 100. Four years ago Ganbaro said on Amazon “Loving it!Light and small - easy to carry around”. John B mentioned “The CanonIXUS 240 is truly great, well manufactured and easy to carry around.”.

A few Canon IXUS 240 HS reviewers who purchased the Canon IXUS 240 HS agreed that it was thin. Four years ago John Kaiser Calautit said “Large screen, Styling, Effects, Fast shutter response, Great in low light, Super compact, Slim metal body, Full 1080p HD movie recording, Good noise performance at higher ISO settingsCons” and rated it 4 stars. Nigel Mills said “I bought this camera as a slim lightweight I could carry round with me to take "snaps".” in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS and gave it a score of 5 stars.

A few people reckoned that it was lightweight. Annie gave it a rating of 5 stars and she said “It is lightweight and easy to carry” in her review of this digital camera. Mr. John Harvey wrote in his review four years ago “I bought this camera as I wanted a small, lightweight, easy to use camera that would fit into my shirt pocket”.

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Good Screen / Viewfinder

Eighteen people agreed that it had a good screen. Alex F said “The menus are accessed via touch screen, very fiddly” in his review. Four years ago Allan Dearnley-Davison said on Amazon “The rear LCD display is bright and clear” in his review of this digital camera. Botusbouncer rated this digital camera 5 stars and said in their review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “This is a great little camera, easy to use, good clear screen”.

Good Support

A number of people said in their reviews that this digital camera had good technical guidance. Four years ago Betty W said in her review of this digital camera “Very disappointed that this product did not come with an instruction book.I'm old enough to need one”. Brooks wrote in his review of the Canon IXUS 240 HS “The wireless download instructions could be much better” . Freya's Rambo wrote “Instructions are easy to follow” in their Canon IXUS 240 HS review and gave the product an excellent rating.

Good Brand

Based on 20,583 expert and user reviews, Canon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras compared to other brands.

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Acceptable Noise Level

Several customers who purchased the product said that it was noisy. One Canon IXUS 240 HS owner who bought it said that it was quiet. C. Grant Gt Ltd wrote four years ago “The screen is easy to see, zoom is quiet and it takes the picture well”.

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago the display diagonals range from 1" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.8". The IXUS 240 HS has one of the larger display diagonals (3.2 inches) amongst compact cameras of this age.

We compared this camera to all the other 3.2" screen cameras and we think the Canon IXUS 510 HS[plb_408144_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If you want a camera with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider 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 Wi-Fi

The Canon IXUS 240 HS supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the IXUS 240 HS do not support wi-Fi.

Alternative cameras which support wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include the Sony DSC-QX10[plb_2136113_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 the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Nikon S9400[plb_1873860_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF6[plb_2147371_price].

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The IXUS 240 HS supports video capability, unlike most of the other cameras of this spec and age which do not support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon 25[plb_1676851_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 240 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the IXUS 240 HS also have an image stabilizer.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other compact cameras that came out more than two years ago, the IXUS 240 HS has a built-in flash.

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Has Six White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the IXUS 240 HS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on cameras of this age and spec. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The number of photo effects found on the Canon IXUS 240 HS is more than most compact cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on similar spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this Canon camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution(s)

The IXUS 240 HS has a higher still image resolution than most compact cameras that came out more than two years ago. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s), whereas most compact cameras that were released 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 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448 and 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592. Across all compact cameras that came out more than two years ago the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon IXUS 240 HS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 240 HS. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this digital camera. In addition, this camera support a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels and 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 actually the best supported video resolution across all digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

Across similar types of camera the worst supported video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the IXUS 240 HS is more than most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported image formats supported is JPG, but this image formats supported is not supported by this camera. The image formats supporteds EXIF are also supported by this Canon camera.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The IXUS 240 HS has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over two times the video resolution of the most frequently found maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

This camera's video resolution (1920 x 1080 pixels) is in fact the best video resolution across all compact cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

Across similar types of camera the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Quite High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 461,000 pixels, the IXUS 240 HS has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 240 HS. Similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the IXUS 240 HS have display resolution (numeric)s of between 1 pixels and 16,000,000 pixels.

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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 compact cameras that are a similar age to it.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto focus adjustment, which is the most frequently found focus adjustment on cameras of this age and type.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has one of the shorter minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s (only 24 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of compact cameras that have been available for more than two years is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon IXUS 240 HS has a quite small minimum aperture number (only 2.7) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS. The smallest minimum aperture number of similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS is 1.3, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most of the other cameras of this spec and age, the IXUS 240 HS does not support Full HD video.

There are a number of alternative cameras which also support Full HD video which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price], or the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_price].

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Not 3D

The Canon IXUS 240 HS is not 3D. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The IXUS 240 HS does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a GPS (satellite).

Alternative digital cameras which also have a GPS (satellite) that you might want to consider include the Panasonic DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price].

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Not Waterproof

The IXUS 240 HS is not waterproof, although this is within the context that most of the other digital cameras of this age and type are also not waterproof.

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Quite Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 5 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 240 HS has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS. The average optical zoom of cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 50x.

Alternative 5x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Casio Exilim EX-ZS5[plb_406570_price], the Nikon S100[plb_50845_price], or the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR[plb_394895_price].

If you would prefer a digital camera with a bigger optical zoom then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-W810[plb_2109582_price] (6x).

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Only Features Five Flash Modess

The IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

With a motion JPEG frame rate of only 24 frames per second, the IXUS 240 HS has a quite low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS. Across all the digital cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS the motion JPEG frame rates range from 15fps to 240fps.

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Only 170 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The IXUS 240 HS is a digital camera that takes 170 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Very Short Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this age and type is 250mm, and the maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 18mm to 1,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 120 millimeters, the IXUS 240 HS has a quite short maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Features Two Light Meterings

The IXUS 240 HS has a greater number of light metering modes than most digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera features an Spot light metering, which is the most frequently featured light metering featured on cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 240 HS. The light metering "Centre-weighted" is also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 240 HS

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was over five years ago when Canon released the IXUS 240 HS.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16.1 megapixels, the IXUS 240 HS has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

If you are looking for a higher megapixel then you might also want to look at the Kodak Pixpro FZ41[plb_3227932_price] (16.15MP and higher rated), or the Samsung ST72[plb_1609451_price] (16.2MP and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the IXUS 240 HS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a similar time to the IXUS 240 HS.

There are a number of other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available that you might also want to look at including the SX240 HS[pl_410378_price], or the PowerShot SX220 HS[pl_1206_price] both from Canon or the Nikon 9300[plb_408824_price] which has better reviews.

If this Canon camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might want to look at the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Weight

The IXUS 240 HS has a fairly standard weight (145 grams) compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 240 HS.

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MOS Sensor Type

The IXUS 240 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than most digital cameras of this spec and age. Most digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have a CCD sensor type.

We compared all the other digital cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Casio Exilim EX-ZR400[plb_1892885_price] is also worth considering.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Image Stabilizer Location
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 Type
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
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection
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
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
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
Touchscreen
Display Resolution (numeric)
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
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
Brightness Adjustment
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 (max)
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
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Networking
Wi-Fi
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Compatible Operating Systems
Focal Length (35mm Film Equivalent)
Aperture Range (F-F)
Frame
Camera Shutter Speed
Video Memory Capacity
Digital SLR

User Reviews

(121)
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent but the part at the bottom broke and cant contact seller to replace. i cant really use the camera now as i have to hold it when i take the photo.

Reviewed 11 April 2015 by Kitch
(Verified Purchase)

Love it! Takes AMAZING photos! Highly recommend!!!

Reviewed 9 April 2015 by Ajay
(Verified Purchase)

Worked great, as expected for a Canon product.

(Verified Purchase)

Took nice photos, but when recording the zoom lens made an awful noise which was picked up on the video.
had to return for refund.

Reviewed 19 October 2014 by Mehdi
(Verified Purchase)

Very poor. Doesn't communise with PCs well. Takes an age to pick up. Menu is fussy and difficult to use.

Reviewed 20 August 2014 by We_love_books
(Verified Purchase)

I used to have an older version of this camera, which I got on very well with, but the lens became stuck and then it was useless - actually that has happened to me twice now. So I thought I would... Read more…

Reviewed 20 July 2014 by P. Smith
(Verified Purchase)

Nice camera but relies too much on touch controls, so the fact that the touch screen is not great, lets the camera down. Give me some more real buttons or a better touch screen. It takes nice... Read more…

Reviewed 4 July 2014 by Tracey Ramsay
(Verified Purchase)

Brilliant little camera.

Reviewed 9 June 2014 by Andferdav
(Verified Purchase)

I was looking for a new camera as mine was about 6 years old. I wanted a Canon IXUS again and liked the reviews of this one. Amazed to see the price difference between the various colours and... Read more…

Reviewed 6 June 2014 by Neil A. Chambers "nchambers10"
(Verified Purchase)

I own a few Canon cameras (SLR and compact) and love them all.

Not this one...

This has been something of a disappointment (I've owned it a year now). The quality is not... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers 6034b006aa, 6028b007ba, 03caoixus240s, canon 6028b007, canon 6028b007b, canon 6028b007ba
Barcodes 00714574580975, 03610170850397, 08714574580937, 08714574580944, 08714574580975, 08714574580982, 08714574581019, 08714574581026, 08714574581057, 08714574581071, 08714574581101, 08714574581118

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