Canon Ixus 285 HS Digital Camera - Black

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.

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MPN Code
1076C007

EAN Code
8714574634395

SKU
15454-1772-8891

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Canon Ixus 285 HS Digital Camera

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.

  • 12x optical zoom with ultra-wide angle
    12x optical zoom with ultra-wide angle
  • Zoom to 24x with great quality
    Zoom to 24x with great quality
  • 20.2 Megapixel CMOS
    20.2 Megapixel CMOS
  • Great low-light shots
    Great low-light shots
  • 1080p movies
    1080p movies
  • Easy shooting with a movie summary
    Easy shooting with a movie summary
  • Simple smartphone connection
    Simple smartphone connection
  • Share and backup images wirelessly
    Share and backup images wirelessly
  • NFC simplifies smartphone sharing
    NFC simplifies smartphone sharing
  • Steady shots in every situation
    Steady shots in every situation
  • Intelligently edits a video album with one touch
    Intelligently edits a video album with one touch
  • 6 unique images from one shot
    6 unique images from one shot
  • Auto zoom dependent on number of subjects
    Auto zoom dependent on number of subjects
  • Powerful DIGIC processing
    Powerful DIGIC processing
  • Auto mode with 32-scene detection
    Auto mode with 32-scene detection
  • Point and shoot at touch of a button
    Point and shoot at touch of a button
  • Control the camera with a smartphone
    Control the camera with a smartphone
  • 7.5 cm (3.0
    7.5 cm (3.0") LCD
  • Instantly capture movies
    Instantly capture movies
  • Energy saving for more shots
    Energy saving for more shots
  • Transfer to Canon Connect Station with one tap
    Transfer to Canon Connect Station with one tap
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Specifications

IMAGE SENSOR

Type

1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS

Effective Pixels

Approx. 20.2M¹

Effective / Total Pixels

Approx. 21.1M

Colour Filter Type 

Primary Colour


 

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type

DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology


 

LENS

Focal Length

4.5 – 54.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 25 – 300 mm)

Zoom

Optical 12x
ZoomPlus 24x
Digital approx. 4x. (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x)
Combined approx. 48x¹

Maximum f/number

f/3.6 – f/7.0

Construction

9 elements in 7 groups (1 double-sided aspherical UA lens, 1 double-sided aspherical lens, 1 single-sided aspherical lens) 

Image Stabilisation

Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS plus 4-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS


 

FOCUSING

Type

TTL

AF System/ Points

AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre) 

AF Modes

Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF

AF Point Selection

Size (Normal, Small) 

AF Assist Beam

Yes

Closest Focusing Distance

1 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro


 

EXPOSURE CONTROL

Metering modes

Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre) 

AE Lock

Yes

Exposure Compensation

+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction

ISO sensitivity

AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200


 

SHUTTER

Speed

1 – 1/2000 s (factory default) 
15 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode) 


 

WHITE BALANCE

Type

TTL

Settings

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom.


 

COLOUR MATRIX

Type

sRGB


 

LCD MONITOR

Monitor

7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD (TFT), Approx. 461,000 dots

Coverage

Approx. 100%

Brightness

Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD


 

FLASH

Modes

Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro

Slow Sync Speed

Fastest speed 1/2000 s

Red-Eye Reduction

Yes

Flash Exposure Compensation

Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure

Built-in Flash Range

50 cm – 4.0 m (W) / 1.0 m – 2.0 m (T) 

External Flash

Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2


 

SHOOTING

Modes

Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst (5.0 MP), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter)

Modes in Movie

Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks

Photo Effects

My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color) 

Drive modes

Single, Continuous, Self-Timer

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 2.5 shots/s
High-speed Burst (5.0 MP): Approx. 7.2 shots/s (all speeds are until memory card becomes full)¹²


 

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size

4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
Resize option available in playback

Compression

Superfine, Fine

Movies

(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 29.97 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto (HD) 29.97 fps

Movie Length

(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s¹
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²


 

FILE TYPES

Still Image Type

JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant

Movies

MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG4 AAC-LC (monaural)]


 

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers

Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge

PictBridge

Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)


 

OTHER FEATURES

GPS

GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)

Red-Eye Correction

Yes, during shooting and playback

Intelligent Orientation Sensor

Yes, with Auto Rotate

Histogram

Yes, during playback

Playback zoom

Approx. 2x – 10x

Self Timer

Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom

Menu Languages

English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew


 

INTERFACE

Computer

Hi-Speed USB composite connector (Mini-B compatible) 

Other

HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
A/V output, composite connector (PAL/NTSC) 

Computer/Other

Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support¹


 

MEMORY CARD

Type

SD, SDHC, SDXC 


 

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh

Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1¹
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11


 

SOFTWARE

Other

CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices


 

POWER SOURCE

Batteries

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L / NB-11LH (NB-11LH battery and charger supplied) 

Battery life 

Approx. 180 shots 
Eco Mode: Approx. 265 shots 
Playback Mode: Approx. 240 min

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Ann

GB GB Point & shoot
+
Compact and light to carry, good photos once you get the hang of which focus to use.
Still won't connect to home wi-fi so I've had to buy a cable to connect it. Very frustrating as it is picking up our wi-fi but 'cannot find device'.
Confirmed purchase: 22 May 2020
Published on: 23 June 2020
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Maria

Kent GB Point & shoot
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Excellent compact camera. Had same make before so upgraded to this one and so pleased I did.
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Confirmed purchase: 12 October 2019
Published on: 10 November 2019

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