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Canon IXUS 230 HS

IXUS 230 HS is a striking, super-slim 8x optical zoom camera that fuses leading optical technology with stand-out design. The model packs a powerful C...

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“Perfect camera!”

published 04/09/2012

ProEasy to use, light weight and great photo quality

ConsThe quality of the slow motion movie setting isn't...

A brilliant camera! I'm only an amateur so i don't know too much about brilliant cameras, but to me, this camera is everything I need. I've had this camera for six months now and haven't had any problems with it. It's a great size, not too big, not too small, so fits nicely in a pocket for...

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Product Information : Canon IXUS 230 HS

Manufacturer's product description

IXUS 230 HS is a striking, super-slim 8x optical zoom camera that fuses leading optical technology with stand-out design. The model packs a powerful Canon lens into a thin metal body with a range of leading features, making it easy for users to capture memories in incredible detail. The IXUS 230 HS provides premium Canon image quality in all shooting conditions, and especially in low light. Ideal for parties, special occasions or holidays, the camera features a precision 8x optical zoom lens. It includes Canon's Intelligent IS system, making it easy to capture richly-detailed and shake-free stills, or steady Full HD (1080p) movies.

Product Details

Product Description: Canon IXUS 230 HS - digital camera

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Image Processor: DIGIC 4

Sensor Resolution: 12.1 Megapixel

Max Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080

Lens System: 8 x zoom lens - 5 - 40 mm - f/3.0-5.9

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Min Focus Distance: 1 cm

Digital Zoom: 4 x

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

Display: LCD display - 3"

Supported Battery: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI

Microsoft Certification: Compatible with Windows 7

Colour: Silver, Pink, Purple, Blue, Black, Green

Dimensions (WxDxH): 9.6 cm x 2.2 cm x 5.7 cm

Weight: 140 g

General

MPN: 5270B009, 5699B007AA, 5702B009, 5696B006AA, 5696B007, 5699B006BA, 5270B006AA, 5693B009AA, 5705B009AA, 5705B009, 5702B006BA, 5696B009, 5693B009, 5699B009, 5693B007, 5270B007, 5705B007, 5702B007, 5699B006AA, 5699B007, 5705B006AA, 5693B006AA, 5702B006AA

Product Type: Digital camera - compact

Enclosure Colour: Silver, Pink, Purple, Blue, Black, Green

Sensor Resolution: 12.1 Megapixel

Optical Sensor Type: CMOS

Total Pixels: 12,800,000 pixels

Effective Sensor Resolution: 12,100,000 pixels

Optical Sensor Size: 1/2.3"

Optical Zoom: 8 x

Digital Zoom: 4 x

Image Processor: DIGIC 4

Image Stabiliser: Optical

Auto Focus: TTL contrast detection

Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty: 9

Digital Video Format: H.264, MOV, iFrame

Image Recording Format: JPEG

Max Video Resolution: 1920 x 1080

AV Interfaces: Composite video/audio, HDMI

Face Detection: Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Wink Self-timer, Smile Shutter, face and smile detection

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity: ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto

Exposure Metering: Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot

Exposure Modes: Programme, automatic

Shooting Programs: Portrait mode, stitch assist, fireworks, low light, foliage, beach, kids & pets, snow, hi-speed burst, handheld night shot, smart shutter, movie digest

Special Effects: Black & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid, Custom Effect, fisheye, monochrome, Colour Accent, Colour Swap, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Green, vivid blue, Vivid Red, miniature, Toy camera, Posterisation

White Balance: Custom, automatic, presets

White Balance Presets: Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight

Max Shutter Speed: 1/2000 sec

Min Shutter Speed: 15 sec

Exposure Compensation: ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

Type: 8 x zoom lens - 5 - 40 mm - f/3.0-5.9

Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera: 28 - 224mm

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Min Focus Distance: 1 cm

Macro Focus Range: 1cm

Zoom Adjustment: Motorised drive

Lens Construction: 7 groups / 8 elements

Features: Built-in lens shield, aspherical lens, UA lens

Camera Flash

Camera Flash: Built-in flash

Flash Modes: Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction

Effective Flash Range: 0.5 m - 4 m, 0.5 m - 4 m ( wide lens ) ¦ 0.5 m - 2 m ( tele lens )

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed: 3.5 frames per second, 8.7 frames per second (3Mpix)

Self Timer Delay: 10 sec, 2sec

Additional Features: Direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, DPOF support, display brightness control, sharpness control, digital image rotation, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, cropping an image, resizing an image, saturation control, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, Scene Detection Technology, in-camera red-eye fix, contrast control, 1080p Full HD movie recording, digital tele-converter, safety zoom, Exif Print support, Motion Detection Technology, Smile Detection technology, Subject Detection technology, Wink Self-timer, HS System, Eye-Fi Card Ready, Smart AUTO

Display

Type: 3" LCD display

Resolution: 461,000 pixels

Display Features: Built-in

Microphone

Microphone Operation Mode: Stereo

Connections

Connector Type: 1 x Hi-Speed USB ¦ 1 x composite video/audio output ¦ 1 x HDMI output

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Software

Software: Drivers & Utilities, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Canon ImageBrowser

System Requirements for PC Connection

Operating System Support: MS Windows 7, MS Windows XP SP3, MS Windows Vista SP2, Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7 SP1

Peripheral Devices: USB port, CD-ROM Drive

Miscellaneous

Compatible with Windows 7: "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.

Included Accessories: Battery charger, USB cable, wrist strap

Body Material: Metal

Battery

Battery Type: Canon NB-4L

Details: 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

Battery Life Details: Photo shooting - 210 shots ¦ Playback - 4 hours

Memory / Storage

Memory Card Slot: SD card

Supported Memory Cards: SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Image Storage: JPEG 4000 x 3000 ¦ JPEG 4000 x 2248 ¦ JPEG 4000 x 2664 ¦ JPEG 2816 x 2112 ¦ JPEG 2816 x 1880 ¦ JPEG 2816 x 1584 ¦ JPEG 1920 x 1080 ¦ JPEG 1600 x 1200 ¦ JPEG 1600 x 1064 ¦ JPEG 640 x 480 ¦ JPEG 640 x 360 ¦ JPEG 640 x 424 ¦ JPEG 2992 x 2992 ¦ JPEG 2112 x 2112 ¦ JPEG 1200 x 1200 ¦ JPEG 480 x 480

Video Capture: MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps ¦ MOV - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ MOV - 640 x 480 - 30 fps ¦ MOV - 640 x 480 - 120 fps ¦ iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps ¦ MOV - 320 x 240 - 240 fps

Dimensions & Weight

Width: 9.6 cm

Depth: 2.2 cm

Height: 5.7 cm

Weight: 140 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature: 0 °C

Max Operating Temperature: 40 °C

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