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Canon IXUS 275 HS Digital Camera

Compact Camera 20.2MP 12x Feb 2015
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
One industry award
Good in low light
Compact
68 Reviews
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This camera received a "Recommended" award from websites PhotographyBlog.com who decided that this high megapixel digital camera was good.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, portablegear.nl and dkamera.de the average expert rating of this camera is 75 out of 100.

Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this high megapixel digital camera on average 87 out of 100. Over 84% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 91% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Canon Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

Based on 34,085 user and expert reviews (including 2,835 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically within its high megapixel cameras range compared to other manufacturers. 97% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

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Good in Low Light

Sixty-five customers mentioned in their reviews that the Canon IXUS 275 HS was able to produce good images. Sue Wilson wrote “It sure does take a quality photo! Love, Love, Love, my camera” and gave this digital camera a score of 8 stars. S. Bermejo said in their review of this digital camera “Very good quality pictures for an amateur - even made me look good! It is still early days”. Maint Eng said on Bhphotovideo.com “I have now taken over 1,500 photos with it and believe that I can now do a proper job of it” and gave the product a rating of 6 stars.

Three owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good in low light. Bhphotovideo.com said “Good in Low Light”. Redcent mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS “If you are looking for a low light quality image do not buy this camera”.

One person who purchased the product thought it had a good picture resolution. Redcent wrote on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “Most images are around 5 megapixels and are very grainy”.

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Good Zoom

Eighteen people mentioned that it had a good zoom. Bhphotovideo.com said two years ago “Great Zoom” in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review yet they rated the product 1 stars. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “Features a 12x optical zoom lens, image stabilisation” in their review of this digital camera. Penny wrote “Why do they always put a different battery in? However, zoom is excellent”.

One person who bought this digital camera concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. One owner mentioned that the product had a good autofocus. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Fastaccurate auto-focus” although they scored it 20 out of 100.

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Good Video Capture

Four people reckoned that the Canon IXUS 275 HS was good for video recording. Rob M. wrote on Amazon last year “The HD Video Recording works great”. Tali Sisy said on Bhphotovideo.com “The zoom is great - very clear and it can take really sharp videos” in their review of this digital camera and gave the product a rating of 8 stars. I. Hazlehurst mentioned on Amazon “Love this camera, photo's and video so easy to do, I bought a 32GB memory card as the 20MP sensor does take large files”.


Design

Easy to Use

Thirty-two customers who bought it concluded that it was easy to use. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com wrote “The ELPH 350 HS is loaded with easy to use exposure options to help you capture the best images possible, including Smart Auto, which chooses the exposure settings”. Abby mentioned “This is an easy to use camera and it takes great pictures quickly”. Bigjay mentioned in their review of this digital camera “These cameras are very easy to use and are an important part of our operation”.

Three owners considered that it was easy to use the menus. Paul wrote on Amazon “The various settings have to be fully exploited depending on the lighting conditions to get a like-for-like photograph”. Elegantnails said on Argos.co.uk “Good camera, easy to use, simple settings and good quality Great gift for taking pictures of a newborn” in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review. I. Hazlehurst rated it 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon in April last year “There are manual settings too so you can take photos to your own liking”.

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Good Quality

Thirty-eight people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was good quality. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned two years ago “Good Image Quality” in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review yet they only scored it 1 stars. Carmen wrote in his review of this digital camera on Bhphotovideo.com “The picture quality is much better.”. Murph wrote “After an Olympus equivalent this is a great DISAPPOINTMENT - nowhere near as simple or intuitive to use - zoom facility/range is excellent and photo quality is fine” in their review of this digital camera.

Nice Design

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was well designed. Karj10 wrote in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “I decided it was time to upgrade this year and went for the newer IXUS 275 HS thinking it would be of equal design quality with improved picture quality”.

One person concluded that it was good looking. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com mentioned “The Canon ELPH line has long been a popular one for shooters wanting a stylish point-and-shoot companion with enough zoom range” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner mentioned that the Canon IXUS 275 HS was neat. Bob gave it a rating of 7 stars and he said on Amazon “The cameras neat small looks good anf takes very clear pictures simply” in his review of this digital camera.

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Not Robust

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was not well made. Cwelshie said on Argos.co.uk “The plastic battery/SD card cover feels a little fragile” in their review of this digital camera. Eric Horton mentioned in his review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS on Amazon in April last year “I have seen sharper images and the flap of the battery/card compartment appears fragile”. In the same month Ella Peterson said “I have found that this version is lighter and not as solid” in her review of this digital camera.

Two people wrote in their reviews that it was easy to damage or scratch. Bigjay mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “It captures in great detail the damage, original colors” in their review of this digital camera. Karj10 wrote also two years ago “The shutters are poor quality and damaged easily even though the camera was kept in a case”.

Two customers who purchased it agreed that it was not strong and durable. Two years ago Amcc said on Amazon “It doesn't seem to be as robust as previous Canons I've had, in particular the door covering the battery seems quite flimsy” in their review of this digital camera. John S mentioned in his review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS on Amazon “Does not feel as robust as the one I bought a few years ago”.

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Weight & Dimensions

Compact

Eighteen owners who reviewed it mentioned that it was compact. Bhphotovideo.com mentioned in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS “Small Compact” . Two years ago expert website Photographyblog.com gave it a rating of 7 stars and said in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS “The Canon IXUS 275 HS (also known as the PowerShot ELPH 350 HS) is an ultra-slim compact camera which features a 20.2 million pixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor”. Edt mentioned on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “After reading a bunch of reviews about compact cameras I decided to take a gamble”.

Four owners agreed that the product was lightweight. Amazon Customer said in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review on Amazon “User friendly and lightweight, perfect to carry around in my backpack”. Ms_ling_69 gave the product a score of 7 stars and mentioned “Very small in size and lightweight” in their review of the Canon IXUS 275 HS. Mrs Gillian Bennett said “Lightweight and compact - zoom is amazing”.

Two owners who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was heavy and bulky. Maint Eng said in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review on Bhphotovideo.com two years ago “It is also quite heavy to lug around”. Mr B said “The 275 is larger, heavier”.

One customer mentioned that it was a good size.

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Fifteen customers who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good value for money. Musty said on Argos.co.uk “It's a good compact camerar for the price; easy to use with lots of features”. Maint Eng gave it a rating of 7 stars and said “The Canon Elph 350 HS is an excellent machine, reasonably priced that I would heartily recommend”. Ms_ling_69 wrote in their Canon IXUS 275 HS review “Got this at the bargain price of £103”.

One owner who reviewed it thought it was expensive. T a Pyle-Corney mentioned in April last year “It's primitive and overpriced”.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The IXUS 275 HS supports video recording. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The IXUS 275 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 Canon 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 available for around the same time as this camera.

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

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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 cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon IXUS 275 HS supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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 Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1, or the Sony Alpha A5100L.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon IXUS 275 HS supports Near Field Communication (NFC). Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 275 HS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this camera.

We compared all the other cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think the DSC-HX200V, and the Alpha A5100L both from Sony or the Canon EOS 6D EF which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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5184 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The IXUS 275 HS has a higher still image resolution than most high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This camera has a 5184 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most high megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as it have a 1920 x 1080 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s) of 5184 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 5184 x 2912, 3648 x 2048, 640 x 360, 3648 x 2432, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424, 3888 x 3888, 2736 x 2736 and 1536 x 1536 and 480 x 480. The still image resolution of all high megapixel cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 6000 x 4000 (best).

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5184 X 3888 Pixels Image Resolution

The IXUS 275 HS has a higher image resolution than most comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Canon digital camera has a 5184 x 3888 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 5472 x 3648 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera the image resolution ranges from 4608 x 3456 pixels to 7360 x 4912 pixels.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a built-in flash and we think because of it's better review score, the Sony NEX-7 is also worth considering.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a USB connectivity, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Eight customers who purchased this digital camera considered that it had good features. Edt said “I bought this camera because I wanted something with a better feature set than my iPhone.”. Paul wrote “The features are plenty” in his review of this digital camera. Sade1965 said in their review of this digital camera on Argos.co.uk “It can recognise if you are blinking and has got some great features”.


Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The IXUS 275 HS has a self-timer. Most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera also have a self-timer.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The IXUS 275 HS has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The closest focusing distances of digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera range from 0.01m to 0.5m. At only 0.01 meters, the IXUS 275 HS has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The IXUS 275 HS features voice recording, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Unacceptable Noise Level

One owner concluded that the Canon IXUS 275 HS was noisy. Mr B mentioned in his Canon IXUS 275 HS review “The colours are less rich and there is more noise visible in the image”.


Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon IXUS 275 HS supports PictBridge. Most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera also support PictBridge.

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2 USB Version

This camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The IXUS 275 HS does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Packaging Content

Has a Batteries Included

The IXUS 275 HS has a batteries included, as do most of the other high megapixel cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

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Light Exposure

Supports Eight ISO Sensitivities

The Canon IXUS 275 HS has a greater number of ISO speeds than most high megapixel cameras that were released more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera supports a 100 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. The ISO sensitivities "80", "200", "400", "800", "1600", "3200" and "Auto" are also supported by this camera.

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Support

Good Support

Three owners who bought the product considered that it had good technical guidance. Carmen said two years ago “B&H was a great help and they gave me the cannon contact” in his review of this digital camera.


Power

Good Battery Life

Four customers mentioned in their reviews that it had a good battery life. T a Pyle-Corney wrote “I previously had a Samsung WB50F and that was far superior and I could charge it anywhere there was USB port” in their review of this digital camera and scored the product 6 stars. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this digital camera in April last year “The battery last long enough even when filming so much as I do” and scored this digital camera 4 stars. Happymum gave it a rating of 6 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Videos are great too although battery life could be better”.


Lens System

Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

Digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 4. With a minimum aperture number of 3.6, the IXUS 275 HS has one of the larger minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon IXUS 275 HS has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the EOS 5D Mark II, or the IXUS 170 (£133.09) both from Canon or the Leica V-Lux (£879.00).

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Average Optical Zoom

At 12 times zoom factor, the IXUS 275 HS has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

We compared all the other 12x optical zoom cameras to this digital camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon IXUS 170 (£133.09) is also worth considering.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon camera has been on the market since April 2017.


Display

Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the Canon IXUS 275 HS has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other high megapixel cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

We compared all the other 3" screen cameras to this digital camera and we think the Canon EOS 7D (£550.00) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Panasonic Lumix DMC-CM1 (4.7") which is also higher rated.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0156c008aa, info 0156c008aa
Barcodes 04549292029383, 04549292029901, 08714574626543, 08714574626550

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