Canon IXUS 155

PowerShot and IXUS digital compact cameras

Canon IXUS 155

Zoom in to every detail

The stylish IXUS 155 captures every detail no matter how far away, with 20 Megapixels and 10x ultra-wide optical zoom. Smart Auto and Intelligent IS ensure brilliant results every time you point and shoot.

Benefits

  • Enjoy Canon quality results with a slim, stylish IXUS
  • 20 Megapixel resolution for large prints and easy cropping
  • Shoot great group shots with ultra-wide 24mm or zoom in 20x closer without losing quality
  • No more blurred photos or movies thanks to Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS
  • Just point and shoot and let Smart Auto make the most of every shot for you
  • Easy viewing and sharing on 6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD
  • Add your personal touch to photos with Live View Control
  • Instantly capture all the action with HD movies (720p) and movie button
  • Get creative with Miniature, Fish-eye and Toy Camera Effects
  • More shots per battery charge with Eco Mode
IXUS 155

Key Features

  • 20 Megapixels 20 Megapixels
  • 10x optical zoom, ultra-wide-angle 10x optical zoom, ultra-wide-angle
  • Zoom to 20x with great quality Zoom to 20x with great quality
  • Steady shots in every situation Steady shots in every situation
  • Powerful DIGIC processing Powerful DIGIC processing
  • Auto mode with 32-scene detection Auto mode with 32-scene detection
  • 720p movies 720p movies
  • Optimises people shots Optimises people shots
  • Instantly capture movies Instantly capture movies
  • Energy saving for more shots Energy saving for more shots
  • Instant help Instant help

IXUS Spring/Summer 2014 lookbook

Detailed Features

Capture fine 20 Megapixel detail in IXUS style

Slim, stylish and small enough to take anywhere the IXUS 155 captures superb quality, high resolution, detailed images that are perfect for large-scale prints (A3+) or creative cropping - thanks to a 20 Megapixel sensor and a powerful DIGIC 4+ processor, which offers improved speed, performance and functionality for brilliant fast results.

Get closer, shoot wider

Shoot sweeping landscapes and great group shots with the 24mm ultra-wide angle lens that lets you fit more in the frame. Get nearer to distant subjects using the 10x optical zoom or get even closer without any loss of quality with 20x ZoomPlus.

Intelligent IS for sharp results

Whatever you’re shooting your photos and videos will be sharp and detailed - even on the move, at full zoom or in low light – thanks to advanced Intelligent IS. It automatically adjusts the optical Image Stabilizer to the scene using 8 different modes to counteract camera shake and prevent blur.

Effortless point and shoot

Effortlessly shoot high quality photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and automatically selects the right settings from 32 variables. Press the Auto button to return instantly to Smart Auto from any other mode. Use the Help button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its functions.

Easy framing, Live View control

Frame and view your shots with ease and enjoy sharing them with friends using the 6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD screen. You can experiment with picture settings such as brightness and colour intensity and preview the results while framing using Live View Control.

HD movies (720p) with movie button

Instantly record high quality HD movies (720p) with optical zoom by simply pressing the dedicated movie button.

Great people shots

Enjoy great people shots with Face Detection technology. It can detect multiple faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Face Detection White Balance ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions.

Fun and creative effects

Experiment and have fun with creative modes such as Fish-eye Effect, Super Vivid, or Monochrome. Miniature Effect makes scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models.

Eco Mode

Capture more shots from a single charge of the battery with Eco Mode.

What's in the box?

Whats in the box
  • Digital Camera IXUS 155
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Battery Pack NB-11LH
  • Battery Charger CB-2LFE
  • AC Cable
  • User Manual Kit

Product Specification

IMAGE SENSOR

Type 1/2.3 type CCD
Effective Pixels Approx. 20.0M
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR

Type DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology
Focal Length 4.3 – 43.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 240 mm)
Zoom Optical 10x
ZoomPlus 20x
Digital Approx. 4x
Combined Approx. 40x¹
Maximum f/number f/3.0 – f/6.9
Construction 9 elements in 7 groups
(1 double-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS plus Enhanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING

Type TTL
AF System/ Points AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes Single, Continuous (Auto mode only), Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF¹
AF Lock Yes
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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Speed 1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
15 – 1/2000 sec. (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 6.8 cm (2.7") LCD (TFT), Approx. 230,000 dots
Coverage Approx. 100%
Brightness Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
Red-Eye Reduction Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock Yes
Built-in Flash Range 50cm – 4.0 m (W) / 1.0 – 2.0 m (T)
External Flash Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

SHOOTING

Modes Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Live View Control, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
Modes in Movie Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks
Drive modes Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting Approx. 0.8 shots/sec.¹ (until memory card becomes full)²

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

Image Size 4:3 - (L) 5152 x 3864, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 5152 x 2896
Resize in playback (M2, S)
Compression Fine
Movies (HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
Miniature Effect (HD) 5fps, 2.5fps, 1.25 fps
Miniature Effect (L) 6fps, 3fps, 1.5 fps
Movie Length (HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.¹
(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 MOV [H.264 + Linear PCM (monaural) ]

DIRECT PRINT

Canon Printers Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge Yes

OTHER FEATURES

Red-Eye Correction Yes, during shooting and playback
Histogram Yes
Playback zoom Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi, Malaysian, Hindi, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE

Computer Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other A/V output, dedicated connector (PAL/NTSC)

MEMORY CARD

Type SD, SDHC, SDXC

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

PC & Macintosh Windows 8, 8.1 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3
Mac OS X 10.7, 10.8, 10.9

SOFTWARE

Browsing & Printing ImageBrowser EX
Other Camera Window
PhotoStitch

POWER SOURCE

Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11LH (battery and charger supplied)
Battery life Approx. 230 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 310 shots
Approx. 300min. playback
A/C Power Supply Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90

ACCESSORIES

Cases / Straps Soft Case DCC-1370
Soft Case DCC-1320
Flash Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90
Other Canon AV Cable AVC-DC400

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD) 95.3 x 56.8 x 23.7 mm
Weight Approx. 142 g (including battery/batteries and memory card)
Zoom ¹ Depending on the image size selected.
Image Stabilisation ¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350mm (35mm equivalent) are measured at 350mm.
Continuous Shooting ¹ Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
Movie Length ¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
AF Modes ¹ Some settings limit availability.
  • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
  • Subject to change without notice.

Accessories & Supplies

Power

Trust Canon for guaranteed power performance. Extra batteries, battery chargers and AC adapter kits let you shoot photos and video for longer and review images without worrying about fading battery life.

NB-11L

A spare or replacement battery for your Canon digital compact camera. Genuine Canon batteries offer 100% compatibility, safety and performance.
NB_11LH_02

NB-11LH

A spare or replacement battery for your Canon digital compact camera with higher capacity than the NB-11L for longer shooting times. Genuine Canon batteries offer 100% compatibility, safety and performance

CB-2LDE

A spare or replacement battery charger, perfect for travelling.

CB-2LFE

A spare or replacement battery charger, perfect for travelling.

ACK-DC90

Power your Canon compact camera directly from a mains electricity supply. Ideal for shooting longer projects and powering the camera while it’s connected to a computer.

Softcases & Straps

Carry your compact camera comfortably and protect it from dust and scratches.

DCC-1320

Protect your IXUS camera with a soft leather case when you are out and about.

DCC-1370

Protect your IXUS camera with a soft case when you are out and about.

Leather Neckstrap

Carry your Canon Compact Camera comfortably and safely.

Flashes

Get creative with your lighting and explore new and exciting types of photography. Canon Speedlites deliver accurate flash exposures time after time, and is quick and simple to use.

High Power Flash HF-DC2

Boost the range of your camera’s flash with a portable high-power flash unit. Includes a bracket that attaches to the camera. Can also be used remotely for creative lighting options.

Cables & Other Accessories

Stay connected with the correct interface cable.

AV Cable AVC-DC400

Show photos and movies on TVs and displays that have composite video connections. Carries picture and sound.

Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

Transfer photos and movies from your camera to a PC or Mac computer via USB. 1.5m (5ft) cable length.

irista

Manage, access and enjoy your photo library like never before