Product code: 82923033
Canon’s IXUS 285 HS takes compact camera technology to another universe of pocket-sized brilliance. Snap stunning 20.2 megapixel shots, shoot crisp Full HD video and share memories wirelessly through Wi-Fi and NFC. Explore the boosted 12x optical zoom to get the right shot near or far, then experiment with the rich range of creative filters to express your arty side. Its DSLR-like CMOS sensor and added Auto-Modes like Creative Shot and Hybrid Auto make this complete photographic suite. This kit comes with a leather soft case and 16GB SD Card too, so you can keep your content safe and stored straight away.
Slim, compact and stylish, the IXUS 285 HS captures the superb quality and detailed images perfect for large-scale prints or creative cropping. This is down to the 20 Megapixel sensor, powerful DIGIC 4+ processor and professional-grade CMOS sensor. These all offer improved speed, performance and functionality. Furthermore, the Intelligent Image Stabiliser irons out blur to ensure ultra-crisp shots every time.
Shoot every moment with ease using the flexibility of a 25mm wide zoom lens. Get nearer to distant subjects using the 12x optical zoom or get even closer, without any loss of quality, with the 24x ZoomPlus.
Anyone can effortlessly shoot high quality photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and automatically selects the right settings from 32 variables. Press the Auto button to return instantly to Smart Auto from any other mode. There’s also an Auto-Zoom mode, so you can frame the perfect shot in an instant. Use the Creative Shot mode to make the camera emphasise the subject and add special effects or the fun Hybrid Auto mode, which records two 4-second clips before each shot to give each day a short film! Press the Help button to get quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its functions.
Simple Wireless Sharing
With this camera’s Wi-Fi and NFC, you’ll never need to fumble with USB cables to share your snaps again. Just connect it to your smart device to get your content shared in an instant. You can even download the Canon Connect app (iOS & Android) on your smartphone or tablet, then link it to your IXUS 180 to access such great features as remote shooting or GPS. This camera also offers Image Sync – a service that lets you back-up images wirelessly to wherever you like, such as Flickr, Google Drive or your smartphone.
Vibrant 3” LCD Screen
Share your captured moments with friends on the 7.5 cm (3”) LCD screen. You can experiment with picture settings such as brightness and colour intensity, and preview the results while framing using Live View Control.
Full HD Video
Instantly record high-quality Full HD movies (1080p) with optical zoom by pressing the dedicated movie button. Your footage stays steady too with the Dynamic Image Stabilizer. This way, you precious moments won’t be marred by shakiness. Furthermore, the camera’s nifty HDMI port lets you share such content at the highest quality.
Experiment and have fun with a range of creative modes such as Fish-eye Effect, Super Vivid, Fireworks or Monochrome. Miniature Effect makes scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models, giving loads of fun!
The Face Detection feature detects multiple faces in a single frame and ensures they stay in focus, so that you can capture great shots of friends. It ensures they’re captured with optimum brightness and skin tones are natural in all lighting conditions.
Eco Mode reduces battery consumption so that the camera can last longer without needing to be recharged. This makes it great for day trips as you'll be able to capture more shots with a single charge.
- 20.2 Megapixel, DIGIC 4+ Processor and CMOS sensor delivers rapid power
- 25mm Wide Zoom lens packs in 12x optical zoom and 24x Zoom Plus
- Intelligent and Dynamic Image Stabilisers make your work extra-crisp
- Suite of auto-shooting options to make it quick and easy to operate
- Wi-Fi & NFC offer state-of-the-art sharing options
- Shoots crisp Full HD (1080p) video
- Leather case and 16GB SD Card included
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- Accessories Included
- Leather Soft Case, 16GB SD Card, Wrist Strap WS-800, Battery Pack NB-11LH, Battery Charger CB-2LFE, AC Cable, User Manual
This feature fixes onto the main subject and enhances focus on a snap's hot spots
- Battery Size & Number
- Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11LH
- Battery life
An estimate of how long the battery lasts before needing recharging, based on standard tasks and usage
- Approx. 180 shots. Eco Mode: approx. 265 shots. Playback Mode: approx. 240min
- Built In Flash
- Camera Type
- Digital Compact
- Compatible Operating Systems
- Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SPI. Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11.
- Hi-Speed USB Composite Connector (Mini-B Compatible), HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector, A/V Output, Composite Connector (PAL/NTSC), Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), NFC
- Continuous Shooting Speed
Continuous Shooting Speed
The amount of frames per second that can be shot in continuous shooting mode, useful for fast moving subjects
- 2.5 shots/s. High-Speed Burst: 7.2 shots/s
- H5.8 x W9.96 x D2.28cm
- Direct printing
Can connect to a compatible digital camera to print without the need to use a computer.
- 3" LCD (TFT), approx. 461,000 dots
- Exclusive to John Lewis
- Face Detection
Automatically detects faces and optimises focus, so they're the main subject of a snap
- File Formats
Allows your camera to detect and record where a picture is taken, perfect for holiday snaps
- Hard drive
Stores files like videos and images, and programmes such as games. A portion of this may already be allocated to data like your operating system
- Image Megapixels
- Image Stabilisation
Irons out blur and shake, so your shots are super-sharp and your videos are stable
- Lens Aperture
Measures the lens' light exposure. This affects the depth of field (the distance beween the nearest and furthest objects that can be kept in focus)
- f/3.6 - f/7.0
- Lens Details
- Wide Angle Zoom
- Lens Size
The distance from the sensor and the optical centre of the lens when focused to infinity. A smaller focal length will generally result in a wider angle of view
- 4.5 - 54mm
Enables extreme close-up shots of small subjects like insects or plants
- Manufacturer Part Number (MPN)
- Maximum ISO Rating
Maximum ISO Rating
Defines the sensor's light sensitivity and therefore performance in low light settings. Greater ISO numbers indicate more light sensitivity, though may lead to more grain or noise in the image
- Memory Card Type
- SD, SDHC, SDXC
- Model name / number
- IXUS 285 HS
- NFC enabled
Devices with NFC (Near Field Connection) can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
- Night recording
Ability to record at night or in complete darkness by using built-in infrared illumination
- Night Scene
- Power Supply
- Red-Eye Reduction
Reduces red-eye effect in portraits and group photos
- Screen size
The size of the device's screen, usually measured diagonally in inches
- Self Timer
Delays taking the picture for a few seconds, ideal for self portraits or group pictures
- Sensor Size
- Sensor Type
- 1/2.3 type back illuminated CMOS
- Shooting Modes
- Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter
- Shutter Speeds
The amount of time is takes for the shutter to open and close. High speed lets you freeze action completely, slower ones allow motion blur
- 1 1/2000 s (factory default), 15 1/2000 s (total range varies by shooting mode)
- Smile Detection
- Sweep Panorama
- Touch Screen
- Tripod Thread
- Video Resolution
- Full HD, 1080p
The interface you look through to compose and focus your picture. Not all modern digital cameras will feature a physical viewfinder as well
Unpackaged weight of the product
- 147g approx. (including battery and memory card)
- Wi-Fi enabled
- Zoom (digital)
Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer. This involves zooming in on an existing image, so it gives slightly less detailed results than an equivalent optical zoom
- Zoom (optical)
Allows you to zoom the image closer to the subject. Optical zooms feature physically moving lens components, so it maintains the image quality as you zoom in. Digitial zooms essentially crop an existing image, so may lose image quality as they zoom in
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