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Canon IXUS 265 HS

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A 3 year old compact camera with average features
Compact 16MP 12x No Jul 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon IXUS 265 HS Review

Released 3 years ago and with mediocre features, we have scored the Canon IXUS 265 HS as follows for Summary.
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Average Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
35
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 35?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 50%. Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report good lens quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1920 x 1080 pixels video resolution
Has a built-in flash
Quite large closest focusing distance
Very small digital zoom

Canon IXUS 265 HS Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon IXUS 265 HS?

The Canon IXUS 265 HS is 99.7mm wide and 57.6mm tall. It is 22.4mm deep and weighs 147g.

Canon IXUS 265 HS front dimensions

Canon IXUS 265 HS size in context

Canon IXUS 265 HS In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

We checked 35,686 expert and owner reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its digital cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it had a good zoom.


Features

Average Megapixels

The IXUS 265 HS's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the IXUS 265 HS of 12x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 is known as "Full HD".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the IXUS 265 HS of 3.6 is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The IXUS 265 HS has a built-in flash. 66% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The weight of the IXUS 265 HS of 147g is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Quite Large Closest Focusing Distance

The IXUS 265 HS's closest focusing distance of 0.01m is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the IXUS 265 HS of only 4x is in the smallest 13% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have digital zooms of between 0.72x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 11x.

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Only 190 Battery Life

The IXUS 265 HS is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The IXUS 265 HS has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The IXUS 265 HS's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The IXUS 265 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). 88% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Fairly Large Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 0.5" to 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The IXUS 265 HS's display diagonal of 3" is quite large compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 18% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This digital camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 3072|4608 x 2592|3456 x 3456|3264 x 2448|3264 x 2176|2448 x 2448|3264 x 1832|2048 x 1536|1536 x 1536|1920 x 1080|640 x 480|640 x 424|480 x 480|640 x 360 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The IXUS 265 HS has an orientation sensor. 93% of digital cameras do not have an orientation sensor.

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Supports Direct Printing

The IXUS 265 HS supports direct printing, which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not support direct printing.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon IXUS 265 HS supports Wi-Fi, unlike 72% of digital cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Video Capability

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The IXUS 265 HS supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras. 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.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon IXUS 265 HS of 300mm is fairly long compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 25% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the IXUS 265 HS in July 2014.


Product Identifiers

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon IXUS 265 HS

3.8 larger maximum aperture number
A lot bigger digital zoom
55 more battery life (CIPA standard)
231 pixels lower display resolution (numeric)

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