Canon IXUS 255 HS
Canon IXUS 255 HS
Top 52%1,258 points
Top 52%
Top specs and features

Canon IXUS 255 HS: 46 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

12.1MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a9: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
2.4fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. weight

144g
HTC Re: 65.5g

6. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
6400ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000ISO

7. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
300shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

8. video recording

1080 x 24fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
36% have it

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0.0005s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0.00000125s

12. width

56.4mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

13. pixel density

327ppi
Sony A7 II: 544ppi

14. height

97.2mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

15. volume

123.35cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: cm³

16. thickness

22.5mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

17. resolution

784 x 588px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1011px

18. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
46% have it

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

20. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
15% have it

21. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
72% have it

22. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
87% have it

23. has continuous autofocus when recording movies

When recording movies they stay focussed and sharp.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
65% have it

24. has a BSI sensor

A BSI (backside illuminated) sensor is a camera image sensor which captures better quality images in poor lighting conditions, and offers better overall sharpness and image quality.
Canon IXUS 255 HS
19% have it

25. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Nikon Coolpix W300: 2

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