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Canon IXUS 265 HS
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Canon IXUS 265 HS Digital Camera

16MP 12x CMOS Jul 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
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32 Reasons For

Three Industry Awards

The writers at Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs all wrote that concluded that they would recommend this Canon digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on thirteen expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar this compact camera camera has an average expert rating of 76%.

Good Owner Reviews

This camera has an average owner rating of 86% based on 234 owner reviews.

Nice Design

Six people who purchased the product thought it was good looking. Techradar.com wrote “The 265 sits at the top of Canon's current line-up of its stylish brand (it gene”. Techradar.com also said “A smart and stylish compact camera which is an ideal choice for those looking for something that they can easily slip into a pocket”.

Good Size

A number of Canon IXUS 265 HS owners agreed that the product was compact. Ephotozine.com said on Ephotozine three years ago “The Canon IXUS 265 HS is a stylish, pocket-sized compact camera, equipped with a 12x optical zoom lens”. Also three years ago Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon IXUS 265 HS (also known as the Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS) is a stylish digital compact camera sporting a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor with a DIGIC 4+ processor”. Cameralabs.com gave the Canon IXUS 265 HS a score of 4 stars and wrote in the same month “The Canon IXUS 265 HS is a 16 Megapixel compact with a 12x optical zoom” in their review.

One customer wrote that this digital camera was a good body shape. Expert Reviews wrote in their review “Sleek, stylish body” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of Canon IXUS 265 HS owners reckoned that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Susan White said on Amazon “Very clear and colourful pictures”.

One person said in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 265 HS had a good picture resolution. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert review site Digital Versus “A 461,000-dot LCD monitor, Wi-Fi, new shooting modes and Full HD video, mak” in their review of the Canon IXUS 265 HS.

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Good Quality Lens

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 265 HS had a good zoom. Susan White mentioned in her review of the Canon IXUS 265 HS “Good zoom and very clear and colourful”.

Good Product Quality

A number of Canon IXUS 265 HS reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality. Techradar.com said in their review of this digital camera on expert website Techradar “Whenever someone asks me to recommend a compact camera that is sleek, stylish, feature-packed and offers great quality, those from the Canon IXUS range usually spring to mind” and rated it 80 out of 100. Expert Reviews said three years ago “Very good image quality” but despite that they only rated it 60 out of 100. Digitalversus.com wrote on expert website Digital Versus “Excellent responsiveness and good picture quality make it a perfect companion for any occasion”.

Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 19,761 owner and expert reviews for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has good ratings specifically for its compact cameras.

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Easy to Use

A few customers said in their reviews that it was easy to use. Susan White said “Simple to use, good zoom” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good Video Capture

One Canon IXUS 265 HS owner who reviewed the product thought it was good for video recording.

Robust

One Canon IXUS 265 HS owner mentioned that the product was well made.

Reasonably Priced

One Canon IXUS 265 HS reviewer considered that it was good value for money. Expert website Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their Canon IXUS 265 HS review “The Canon Ixus 265 HS is a likeable camera at an attractive price.”.

Good Connectivity

One Canon IXUS 265 HS reviewer who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it was wifi compatible. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Wi-Fi is built in, along with NFC for easier connection to compatible Android devices” however they scored this digital camera 60 out of 100.

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon IXUS 265 HS supports wi-Fi. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the IXUS 265 HS do not support wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative digital cameras which support wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung SAMSUNG EX2F[plb_1609335_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ40[plb_2046319_price].

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

We compared this digital camera to all the other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-LX7[plb_2071996_price], the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] is also worth considering.

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Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon IXUS 265 HS supports video capability, unlike most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the IXUS 265 HS 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 because of it's better review score, the Lumix DMC-FX77[pl_1836487_price], or the DMC-LX7[pl_2071996_price] both from Panasonic or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 265 HS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age also have an image stabilizer.

There are a number of other digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available which you might also want to consider including the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Canon PowerShot A3200 IS[plb_1463972_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Big Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 265 HS has a fairly big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for a similar time to the IXUS 265 HS. The average optical zoom of comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 9.3x, and the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 63x.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to look at the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price] (20x), or the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (21x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The IXUS 265 HS has a built-in flash. Most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the IXUS 265 HS also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the Nikon Coolpix 8800[plb_1640989_price], and the Canon 500[plb_1539093_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Micro HDMI Connector Type

The number of HDMI connector types found on the Canon IXUS 265 HS is more than most compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found HDMI connector type is Mini, but this HDMI connector type is not found on this Canon camera. The HDMI connector types Micro are also found on this camera.

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Quite Small Closest Focusing Distance

Cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 265 HS have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.2m. At only 0.01 meters, the Canon IXUS 265 HS has a fairly small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Has Seven White Balances

The IXUS 265 HS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on cameras of this spec and age. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The Canon IXUS 265 HS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of this type and age. Most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448, 2048 x 1536, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 4608 x 3072, 3264 x 2176, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3456 x 3456, 2448 x 2448 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. The best still image resolution of all compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Has Five Photo Effectss

The IXUS 265 HS has a greater number of photo effects than most similar spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras of this spec and age. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

The IXUS 265 HS has a fairly small maximum aperture number (7) 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 came out around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS the maximum aperture numbers range from 1.8 to 72, and the average maximum aperture number is 6.6.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolutions

The IXUS 265 HS supports a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's over six times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 265 HS. 640 x 480 pixels 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 compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS.

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

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Maximum Video Resolution

The IXUS 265 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 actually the best video resolution across all cameras of a similar age and type to the IXUS 265 HS.

The worst video resolution amongst similar types of digital camera is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the IXUS 265 HS is more than most similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Canon digital camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most commonly featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on cameras of this type and age. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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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 frequently found maximum image resolution on compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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TFT Display

The Canon IXUS 265 HS has a TFT display which is better than most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to it. Most comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to 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. Cameras of a similar type and age to the IXUS 265 HS displays range from LCD (worst) to AMOLED (best).

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS do not support Full HD video. The IXUS 265 HS is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

We compared all the other cameras which also support Full HD video to this digital camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS, the IXUS 265 HS is not 3D.

If you would prefer a camera that is 3D then you might want to look at the Sony DSC-WX200[plb_1609944_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 have been around for more than two years, the IXUS 265 HS does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the PowerShot SX230 HS[pl_1143510_price], or the S110[pl_1462073_price] both from Canon is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS, the IXUS 265 HS is not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modess

The Canon IXUS 265 HS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most frequently featured flash modes featured on cameras of a comparable spec and age to the IXUS 265 HS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Canon IXUS 265 HS is more than most compact cameras that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio formats supported is WAV, but this audio formats supported is not supported by this camera. The audio formats supporteds AAC are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

Most cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the IXUS 265 HS take between 110 and 1,249 battery life (CIPA standard)s, including the IXUS 265 HS which takes 190 battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the IXUS 265 HS is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 265 HS.

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Only 1920x1080@30fps Resolution At Capture Speed

This camera has a resolution at capture speed of 1280×720@30fps|1920x1080@30fps|640x480@30fps, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The IXUS 265 HS has a quite large minimum aperture number (3.6) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. Compact cameras that came out around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22.

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Fairly Long Flash Sync-Speed

The shortest flash sync-speed of similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the IXUS 265 HS is 0.0005s and the longest is 10s. The Canon IXUS 265 HS has one of the longer flash sync-speeds (1 second) amongst compact cameras of this age.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Canon IXUS 265 HS

Released Over Two Years Ago

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

Average Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the IXUS 265 HS has a pretty standard display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the IXUS 265 HS.

Alternative 3" screen digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon Coolpix S9700[plb_2173237_price], or the Canon S120[plb_1602828_price].

If this camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (4.8" and higher rated).

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Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the IXUS 265 HS has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

If you want a digital camera with a higher megapixel then you might want to consider the Samsung GC100[plb_2600424_price] (16.3MP) which is also higher rated.

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Average Digital Zoom

The IXUS 265 HS has a fairly standard digital zoom (4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the IXUS 265 HS.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Canon SX280 HS[plb_2126239_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price].

If you want a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the DSC-WX220[pl_2165839_price] (20x), the DSC-WX350[pl_2163795_price] (40x), or the DSC-HX60[pl_2166574_price] (60x) all from Sony.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 147 grams, the Canon IXUS 265 HS has a pretty average weight compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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MOS Sensor Type

The IXUS 265 HS has a MOS sensor type which is better than the CCD sensor type found on most comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

We compared all the other cameras that have a CMOS sensor to this camera and we think the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], and the Sony DSC-RX100M2[plb_1610616_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If the sensor type of this camera is too bad for you then you might want to consider the PowerShot A3300 IS[pl_66875_price] (CCD), or the 105[pl_377573_price] (CCD) both from Canon which is also higher rated.

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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 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)
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
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 Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
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
Resolution At Capture Speed
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
HDMI
HDMI Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Camera File System
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
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
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Hand Strap
Networking
Wi-Fi
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Wi-Fi Standards
Other Features
Video Capability
Built-In Flash

User Reviews

(2)
Reviewed 19 July 2015 by RandyE
(Verified Purchase)

After 18 months in service this exact refrigerator would no longer keep the refrigerator section cold. Service finally came out after 1 1/2 weeks without a refrigerator and in less than 5 minutes... Read more…

Looks Nice and performs well
Design
Convertible Zone
Big
Many configurations
Defective water dispenser - drips continually
Customer support is HORRIBLE
Quality and maintainability
Came missing a door part
Initial cost
Reviewed 29 July 2014 by Susan White

Simple to use,good zoom and very clear and colourful pictures.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 9354b008aa, refurbished ixus265, refurbished ixus265h, refurbished ixus265hs
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