Canon IXUS 115 HS Camera: Image And Video Test

Just Bought It This Morning, Keen To Actually Film Some Stuff With It.

Great Little Camera For The Price. Expect Some Beat-Making Videos, I Also Want To Do Some Video Blog’s When I Have Some Shit To Tell You Guys.

But Any Way It Will St You Back Around $170 With An 8 GB Memory Card Depending On Where You Buy it From.



It Shoots Full HD, 12.1 Mega Pixel Images, Fish Eye, Blink Detection And Heaps More


Sensor / Image Processor

Effective Number of Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixel High Sensitivity CMOS Sensor

Size / Filter Array
1/2.3 inch / Primary colour filter (Bayer)

DiG!C 4


Focal Length (optical)
5.0 (W) – 20.0 (T) mm

35mm film equivalent
28 (W) – 112 (T) mm

f/2.8 / 8.0 (W), f/5.9 / 17.0 (T)

Shutter Speed
15 – 1/1500 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Optical approx 4x; Digital approx 4x

Image Stabilizer
Optical (Lens Shift Type), approx 3 steps


Focus System
TTL Autofocus

Focusing Frame
Face AiAF 1,2, Tracking AF, Fixed Frame

Focusing Range
Normal: 3cm – infinity (W), 50cm – infinity (T); Macro: 3cm – 50cm (W)

Shooting Functions

Face Detection
Auto Focus, Auto Exposure, White Balance, Flash Exposure, Auto Red-Eye correction, Smile Smart Shutter, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer3 Blink Detection

Other Shooting Features
Servo AF, AF-Point Zoom, Size Select, AF Lock, AF Assist Beam, Intelligent Contrast Correction, Date Stamp, Digital tele-converter, Focus Check, Night Display

Continuous Shooting
Approx 3.4 shots/sec (P Mode) / Approx 8.2 shots/sec (High Speed Burst Mode)

Approx. 10 sec or 2 sec delay, custom, Smile self-timer, Wink self-timer, Face self-timer


Light Metering Method
Evaluative4, Centre -weighted average, Spot5

Exposure Control Method
Program AE, AE Lock, Intelligent Contrast Correction

Exposure Compensation
± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed)
Auto6, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (In P Mode)

White Balance Modes
Auto , Daylight , Cloudy , Tungsten , Fluorescent , Fluorescent H , Custom

LCD Screen

LCD Screen
3.0 inch TFT Colour LCD with wide viewing angle (Approx 230k dots); Aspect Ratio 4:3; Brightness adjustment (5 levels), Quick bright LCD


Flash Modes / Functions
Auto, on, off, Auto Red Eye Correction, Red Eye Reduction, Face Detect, Slow Synchro, FE Lock, Intelligent FE

Flash Range
Normal: 30cm – 4.0m (W) 50cm – 2.0 m (T)

Selectable Shooting Modes

Shooting Modes
Intelligent Auto (with Scene Detection), P, Movie Digest, Portrait, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter, High Speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Colour Accent, Colour Swap, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Super Slow Motion Movie (Movies are recorded by pressing the movie button)

My Colours
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom

Image Recording Format

Still image / Movies
JPEG Compression (EXIF 2.3 Compliant) / MOV (Image Data: H.264; Audio Data: Linear PCM monaural)

Colour Space and JPEG Compression
sRGB; Fine, Normal

Recording Pixels

Still Images and Capacity (at Fine Image Setting)
16:9 – Large: 4000×2248, Medium1: 2816×1584, Medium2: 1920×1080, Small: 640×360
3:2 – Large: 4000×2664, Medium1: 2816×1880, Medium2: 1600×1064, Small: 640×424
4:3 – Large: 4000×3000, Medium1: 2816×2112, Medium2: 1600×1200, Small: 640×480
1:1 – Large: 2992×2992, Medium1: 2112×2112, Medium2: 1200×1200, Small: 480×480

Movie Frame Rate
1920×1080 @ 24fps; 1280×720 @ 30fps; 640×480 @ 30fps; 320×240 @ 30fps; Super Slow Motion Movie: 640×480 @ 120fps / 320×240 @ 240fps; Miniature Effect: 1280×720 / 640×480

Other Operations

Playback Operations
Red-eye Correction, Intelligent Contrast Correction, Trimming, Resize, Slideshow, Index, Magnified, Focus Check, Favourites, Hints and Tips display, Auto Rotate, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Auto Play, Transition, MyCategory, MyColours, Filter by Date, Smart Shuffle

Direct Printing, PictBridge


Supported Operating Systems
PC: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1/SP2, XP SP3; Mac: OS X v10.5 – v10.6

Computer I/F
Hi-Speed USB and HDMI output

Video Output
PAL or NTSC selectable

Audio Output

Memory Storage
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card

Menu Languages
26 languages

General Features

Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-4L

Shooting Capacity (full charge)
Approx. 230 shots; Playback 5 hours

Dimensions (W x H x D)
93.1 x 55.9 x 19.9 mm (ex. Protruding parts)

Approx. 121g (camera body only)

Specs Courtesy Of Canon




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