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Canon

IXUS 285 HS (with 4.5-54mm lens)

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    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Image quality (40%): Unless otherwise stated the cameras are set to full automatic function – including exposure, white balance and focus – with maximum resolution and image quality setting in JPEG.
    Ease of use (40%): An evaluation of the manual, viewfinder, monitor, data transfer, shutter delay, inserting/removing memory, changing settings, controls and batteries.
    Screen (10%): A rating of image quality of the screen, and the difference between the height and width displayed and what is recorded on the final image.
    Video quality (10%): A rating of the quality of short video clips.

    Prices are from a May 2019 survey.

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    We've tested the Canon IXUS 285 HS (with 4.5-54mm lens) to see how well it performs in these categories:

    • Image quality
    • Ease of use
    • Screen
    • Video quality
    • Flash

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    Viewfinder

    Video

    Memory

    Flash

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