Canon IXUS 155, IXUS 150 and IXUS 145

February 12, 2014 | Zoltan Arva-Toth | Digital Compact Cameras | 0 Comments |
News image

Canon today added a trio of new high-zoom cameras to its IXUS series. The 20-megapixel Canon IXUS 155 (called the ELPH 150 IS in North America, £129/€149/$150) offers 10x optical zoom in a stylish ultra compact body with metal exterior (pictured). The Canon IXUS 150 (ELPH 140 IS, £109/€129/$130) and IXUS 145 (ELPH 135, £99/€119/120) come equipped with 16-megapixel sensors and 8x optical zoom. The IXUS 155 and IXUS 150 feature Canon’s advanced optical Image Stabiliser with Intelligent IS technology. When it comes to video recording, all three models are limited to 720p resolution for reasons inherent in the properties of their CCD sensors. The Canon IXUS 145, IXUS 150 and IXUS 155 will be available later this month.

Canon Press Release

Match to your own style – Canon adds three exciting new IXUS cameras to the range

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 12 February 2014 – Canon today adds a trio of modern, high-zoom, pocketable and easy-to-use compact cameras to its critically-acclaimed IXUS series – the IXUS 155, IXUS 150 and the IXUS 145. The IXUS 155 combines Canon’s DIGIC image processing, a 10x optical zoom and 20 MP sensor, with the iconic, stylish IXUS design - making it the ideal camera for shooting photos and movies of friends at gigs and nights out. The entry-level IXUS 150 and IXUS 145 are ideal cameras for budding photographers, with easy-to-use shooting modes, creative filters and high quality images – making point-and-shoot photography fun and simple for everyone.

Easy-to-use cameras with impressive results
Built using Canon’s leading optical expertise, the new IXUS cameras are designed to help you capture all of your special occasions in high quality.

The IXUS 155 is capable of capturing that important event in stunning, sharp detail, using the high resolution sensor, 10x optical zoom and 20x ZoomPlus. The IXUS 150 and IXUS 145 are the perfect portable cameras to keep with you wherever you go,  capturing great shots every time, both using a 16 Megapixel sensor and 8x optical zoom.

For super-steady pictures and sharp detail even when you’re in a crowd of friends, the svelte IXUS 155 and IXUS 150 feature Canon’s advanced optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS technology. Automatically detecting from eight different scenarios, such as the Powered IS option that steadies movie footage when shooting in high zoom on the move. Intelligent IS adjusts the camera’s stabilisation mode to the most suitable setting, delivering clear and detailed photos and movies.

Enjoy the creative side of photography
Whether it’s an unforgettable moment or just relaxing with friends, the new cameras deliver beautiful results every time. Canon’s Smart Auto technology analyses every scene for you and automatically selects the right settings from 32 situations, so that you only have to worry about framing for the perfect shot. All models include a Help button too, which explains the cameras’ key features, and gives you quick tips on how to capture the best shot, whatever your level of expertise. 

If you enjoy experimenting with picture settings, a range of fun and easy-to-use Creative Effects also help you unleash your creativity. You can change the entire look and feel of an image instantly, with a range of effects that includes Miniature, Fish-eye and Toy Camera modes – offering the potential to capture unique, quirky and totally different shots of the same scene.

Your life, capture and review in high quality
In addition to stills, all new models make it easy to film in high-quality 720p HD video – with a dedicated Movie Button to help switch to video mode in the blink of an eye. To ensure you always have control over image and video framing, a large 6.8 cm (2.7”) screen helps you get everyone in the picture, and makes it easy to review the shot  immediately afterwards. A dedicated Eco Mode on all models also conserves battery life, meaning you can shoot for longer without worrying about recharging.

IXUS 155 key features:

20 Megapixels for capturing fine detail

Ultra-wide angle 10x optical zoom and 20x ZoomPlus

Stylish, ultra compact body with metal exterior

Intelligent Image Stabilizer for sharp photos and movies

Smart Auto gives beautiful shots with one simple click

IXUS 150 key features:

16 Megapixels for detailed shots

8x optical zoom and 16x ZoomPlus to get you closer

Stylish, ultra compact body with metal exterior

Intelligent Image Stabilizer for sharp photos and movies

Smart Auto gives beautiful shots with one simple click

IXUS 145 key features:

16 Megapixels for detailed shots

8x optical zoom and 16x ZoomPlus to get you closer

Smart Auto gives beautiful shots with one simple click

Instant HD movies (720p) with movie button

6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD for easy framing and viewing

Pricing and availability

The IXUS 155 is available from February 2014 with an SRP of £129/€149

The IXUS 150 is available from February 2014 with an SRP of £109/€129

The IXUS 145 is available from February 2014 with an SRP of £99/€119

Image Gallery

Click on a thumbnail to see the full version.



Your Comments

Comments

No comments yet. Post a comment below!