Travel, discover, create: Canon unveils new IXUS cameras and SELPHY compact photo printer

London, UK, 5 January 2016 – Canon today expands its iconic IXUS point and shoot camera series with the introduction of the IXUS 285 HS, IXUS 180 and IXUS 175. Ideal for when you’re on the move, and designed to adapt to any shooting situation, Canon’s slimmest point and shoot cameras combine impressive image and video quality, unique creative features and enhanced connectivity enabling you to capture all of life’s exciting moments in an instant. Making your memories everlasting is easier with the new SELPHY CP1200 photo printer. Compact and stylish, it is a perfect partner to the new camera range, as well as smartphones, providing effortless printing wherever you are.

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IXUS 285 HS

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IXUS 180

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IXUS 175

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SELPHY CP1200


Zoom into the action
You will be ready for any subject with the IXUS 175, IXUS 180 and IXUS 285 HS. All three models feature an impressive ultra wide-angle and 8x, 10x and 12x optical zooms, which can be extended with ZoomPlus to shoot even closer, all in optimum quality. The Auto Zoom function lets you concentrate on capturing special moments by intelligently zooming in or out to compose your shot according to the number of people within the frame. 

All three new models feature a dedicated Movie Record Button, so you can now easily record stunning movies at the touch of a button. Both IXUS 285 HS and IXUS 180 also feature Intelligent Image Stabilizer technology, which constantly adapts to the scene to ensure you get the best images and movies, even when you are on the move. 

Explore your creativity, in stunning quality
Unleash your creativity with the IXUS 285 HS’s Creative Shot – with a simple click of the shutter, the camera automatically applies five extra unique filters, perfect to surprise your friends and family with artistic and sharable results. The IXUS 285 HS also removes the need for post-editing, with Story Highlights allowing you to relive your memories in the palm of your hand, automatically creating a highlight movie using clips of selected people or selected date. 

The new IXUS range offers easy shooting for life’s special moments. Equipped with the best of Canon’s imaging technology, the IXUS 285 HS includes an impressive 20.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, while the IXUS 180 and IXUS 175 pack a 20 megapixel sensor. Combined with the advanced DIGIC 4+ processor each camera offers ultra-fast responses and superb image quality, breathing life into your memories. Perfect for shooting in low-light, the IXUS 285 HS’s HS System provides confidence in even the most challenging of lighting conditions. 

Share your images with friends
Sharing your memories is simple the new IXUS range’s Wi-Fi and Dynamic NFC functionalities. You can start connecting at the touch of a button or with a tap of the camera with a compatible smartphone or to a photo storage device such as the Canon CS100. You can even upload your creations directly to social networks or effortlessly back-up photos and videos to Canon’s irista, an advanced, cloud-based image management platform. 

SELPHY CP1200: Portable printing
Creating lasting memories is easy with the new SELPHY CP1200 whether printing at home or when travelling. The SELPHY CP1200 offers simple connectivity with in-built Wi-Fi and AirPrint enabling you to print from smartphones, tablets and compatible cameras, giving you lab quality prints in under a minute. With Dye-sub technology, you can select from four print finishes without having to change paper types. Release your memories from your cameras and smartphone in a host of creative ways by producing square, credit card and mini prints or stickers – all in super quick time. Using the optional high capacity rechargeable battery pack, you can even print up to 54 photos when you’re out and about. 

IXUS 285 HS key features: 

  • Easy, slim IXUS you can keep with you all the time 
  • Superb Full HD movies at the touch of a button 
  • Easily connect, share and shoot remotely 
  • Enjoy the quality your memories deserve 
  • Play and experiment with your creativity 
IXUS 180 key features: 
  • Easy, slim IXUS you can keep with you all the time 
  • Superb HD movies at the touch of a button 
  • Easily connect, share and shoot remotely 
  • Enjoy stunning results for all your best moments 
  • Get creative with point and shoot ease 
IXUS 175 key features: 
  • Easy, slim IXUS you can keep with you all the time 
  • Superb HD movies at the touch of a button 
  • Enjoy stunning results for all your best moments 
  • Take beautiful shots with point and shoot ease 
  • Have fun and experiment with your creativity 
SELPHY CP1200 key features: 
  • Simple, quick printing from your mobile device 
  • Make lasting memories with durable lab quality prints 
  • Easy creativity and effortless control 
  • Compact, stylish and portable photo printer 
  • Selectable finishes with standard photo paper