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Canon IXUS 285 HS Digital Compact Camera - Silver

  • Ultra-slim, metal bodied Compact Camera
  • 20.2 Megapixels CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ processing
  • Intelligent optical Image Stabilizer
  • Large 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD screen

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    Canon IXUS 285 HS Digital Compact Camera - Silver Product Description

    Put style and performance in your pocket with this slim 12x zoom IXUS. Shoot stunning photos and Full HD movies with ease and share effortlessly via Wi-Fi and NFC.  

    Key Features 
    • Easy, slim IXUS you can keep with you all the time
    • Superb Full HD movies at the touch of a button
    • Easily connect, share and shoot remotely
    • Enjoy the quality your memories deserve
    • Play and experiment with your creativity

    Pocketable style

    This ultra-slim and stylish metal-bodied IXUS is easy to carry with you wherever you go and features a flexible 25mm ultra-wide 12x optical zoom lens with 24x ZoomPlus; so you can easily capture every moment, near or far, in superb quality photos and movies. Auto Zoom helps you select the best framing at the touch of a button.

    Instant Full HD movies

    Making great movies is fun and easy. With one touch of a button you can effortlessly shoot great Full HD movies (1080p) in MP4 format. Experience the creative versatility of shooting movies using the optical zoom and still enjoy sharp, steady results thanks to the Dynamic Image Stabilizer.

    Quick connections

    Connect to your compatible smart device with just one tap using Wi-Fi with Dynamic NFC for easy sharing. Use Image Sync to automatically back-up new images to cloud services and capture great group shots with wireless Remote Shooting from your smart device. The Wi-Fi Button offers a quick and easy shortcut to Wi-Fi functions.

    Superb quality

    Enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images - even in low light - thanks to a 20.2 Megapixels CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ processing. An intelligent optical Image Stabilizer ensures sharp stills and steady movies in any situation, while the large 7.5 cm (3.0") LCD screen allows easy shooting and playback.
    Effortless creativity

    At the touch of the shutter, Creative Shot automatically analyses the scene and creates 5 additional unique images of your original shot. Get close and capture stunning everyday detail with 1 cm Macro or simply point and shoot with Hybrid Auto and let the camera automatically create a fun HD (720p) movie summary of the day.  
    • 12x Optical Zoom with ultra-wide angle
    • Zoom to 24x with great quality
    • 20.2 Megapixel CMOS
    • Great Low light shots
    • 1080p movies
    • Easy shooting with a movie summary
    • Simple access to Wi-Fi Functions
    • Share and backup images wirelessly
    • NFC simplifies smartphone sharing
    • Steady images and movies in every situation
    • Intelligently edits a video album with one touch
    • 6 unique images for one shot
    • Auto zoom (dependent on number of subjects)
    • Powerful DIGIC processing
    • Auto mode with 32-scene detection
    • Control the camera with a smartphone
    • 3.0" LCD Screen
    • Movie button to instantly capture movies
    • Eco Mode
    Box Contents 
    • Digital Camera IXUS 285 HS
    • Wrist Strap WS-800
    • Battery Pack NB-11LH
    • Battery Charger CB-2LFE
    • AC Cable
    • User Manual Kit

    Technical Specifications


    Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
    Optical Zoom 12x
    Digital Zoom 4x
    Interfaces Provided Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
    Product Type Digital camera - 1080p - compact
    Enclosure Colour Silver
    Sensor Resolution 20.2 Megapixel
    Optical Sensor Type BSI-CMOS
    Total Pixels 21,100,000 pixels
    Effective Sensor Resolution 20,200,000 pixels
    Optical Sensor Size 1/2.3"
    ISO (Max) 3200
    Image Processor DIGIC 4+
    Image Stabiliser Optical (Intelligent IS with 4-axis Enhanced Dynamic Mode)
    Face Detection Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Wink Self-timer, Smile Shutter
    Print Standard Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
    Auto Focus TTL contrast detection
    Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty 9
    AE/AF Control Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF, AI Focus AF
    Digital Video Format H.264
    Image Recording Format JPEG
    Max Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Interface Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0, IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
    Connectivity Features Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view


    Memory Card Slot SD card
    Connector Type USB 2.0 (mini-USB Type B) ¦ Composite video/audio output ¦ HDMI output (19 pin micro HDMI Type D)

    Lens System

    Type Zoom lens - 12x zoom - 4.5 - 54 mm - f/3.6-7.0
    Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera 25 - 300mm
    Focus Adjustment Automatic
    Macro Focus Range 1cm
    Zoom Adjustment Motorised drive
    Lens Construction 7 groups / 9 elements
    Features Built-in lens shield, aspherical lens, UA lens

    Camera Flash

    Effective Flash Range 0.5 m - 4 m (wide lens) ¦ 1 m - 2 m (tele lens)
    Camera Flash Built-in flash
    Flash Modes Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
    Features AF illuminator


    Details 1 x Canon NB-11L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 680 mAh (optional) ¦ 1 x Canon NB-11LH Li-ion rechargeable battery - 800 mAh (included)
    Battery Life Details Photo shooting - 180 shots ¦ Photo shooting - 265 shots (ECO mode) ¦ Playback - 4 hours
    Battery Type Canon NB-11L, Canon NB-11LH


    Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n, NFC (Near Field Communication)
    Connectivity Features Remote control via mobile devices, remote live view

    Exposure & White Balance

    Light Sensitivity ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 80, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto
    Exposure Metering Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot
    Exposure Modes Programme, automatic
    Shooting Programs Portrait mode, slow shutter, fireworks, low light, hi-speed burst, smart shutter, handheld night scene
    Special Effects Black & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid, Custom Effect, fisheye, monochrome, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Green, vivid blue, Vivid Red, miniature, Positive Film, Toy camera, Posterisation, Super Vivid
    White Balance Custom, automatic, presets
    White Balance Presets Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, fluorescent light (daylight)
    Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
    Min Shutter Speed 15 sec
    Exposure Compensation ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

    Additional Features

    Continuous Shooting Speed 2.5 frames per second, 7.2 frames per second (5MP)
    Self Timer Delay 10 sec, 2sec
    Additional Features Digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, resizing an image, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, face detection, Smart Flash Exposure, HS System, Smart AUTO, primary colour filter, GPS via mobile, Hybrid Auto, Auto Zoom


    Type 3" LCD display
    Resolution 461,000 pixels
    Display Form Factor Built-in
    Display Features Display brightness control


    Microphone Operation Mode Mono


    Software Drivers & Utilities, Canon Map Utility, Canon Image Transfer Utility, Canon CameraWindow DC


    Included Accessories Battery charger, wrist strap

    Memory / Storage

    Memory Card Slot SD card
    Supported Memory Cards SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
    Image Storage JPEG 5184 x 3888 ¦ JPEG 5184 x 3456 ¦ JPEG 5184 x 2912 ¦ JPEG 2592 x 1944 ¦ JPEG 3648 x 2736 ¦ JPEG 3648 x 2432 ¦ JPEG 3648 x 2048 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 2048 x 1368 ¦ JPEG 1920 x 1080 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480 ¦ JPEG 640 x 424 ¦ JPEG 640 x 360 ¦ JPEG 3888 x 3888 ¦ JPEG 2736 x 2736 ¦ JPEG 1536 x 1536 ¦ JPEG 480 x 480
    Video Capture H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect ¦ H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

    Dimensions & Weight

    Width 9.96 cm
    Depth 2.28 cm
    Height 5.8 cm
    Weight 147 g

    Environmental Parameters

    Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
    Max Operating Temperature 40 °C
    Humidity Range Operating 10 - 90%

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