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All about: IXUS digital cameras

Cameras are everywhere these days and with so many different options out there, it's difficult to know which digital camera to buy. Digital cameras are an ideal way to record anything from family events, social gatherings or even hobbyist photography passions and in many cases, they are also stylish, must-have accessories. This article will take a look at Canon's IXUS range of cameras.

About Canon

Canon is a Japanese conglomerate based in Tokyo, Japan that specialises in the manufacturing of optical and imaging products. Their range of products include digital cameras, DSLRs, laser-printers, camcorders, photocopiers and scanners. The origins of the company began in the 1930's, but they didn't officially adopt the name "Canon" until the 1940's. The IXUS range Canon's IXUS range is a line of ultra-compact cameras. Also known as IXY digital and PowerShot Digital ELPH, these cameras use lithium-ion batteries that have been manufactured by Canon and a RGBG Bayer filter. Photographs are exported in the JPEG format.

IXUS models

The IXUS library of cameras is huge and continues to grow. Here are some notable products from the list. Canon IXUS 105 The IXUS 105 comes with a 12.1 megapixel camera with 28mm and smart auto. It has a 4x optical zoom ability, a facial recognition technology and comes in a range of different colours to suit any occasion or fashion. Canon IXUS 210 The IXUS 210 takes the next step up in camera quality. Packed with 14.1 megapixels and 24mm wide 5x optical zoom, the range of options are far greater than the 105. This camera comes with smart shutter, i-Contrast and the ability to shoot HD movies. Canon IXUS 300 HS Going even further up the ladder, the IXUS 300 HS is a 10 megapixel
high-sensitivity CMOS camera. It is fast, with an f-stop of 2.0 and has other features such as a HS system with DIGIC 4 and a 3 inch pure colour II G LCD screen. Canon IXUS 1000 HS The IXUS 1000 HS pushes the boundaries of digital cameras to the very limits. This camera comes with a 10x optical zoom with image stabiliser, a 10 megapixel CMOS sensor with high sensitivity, full HD movie recording with dynamic image stabilisation, super slow-motion, high speed video and recording. There are plenty of options out there for enthusiasts and amateurs alike. No matter what your requirements are, the IXUS range is worth considering!

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