IXUS 265 HS – a fresh model in the line of compact cameras company Canon. Despite the low price (about 8000 rubles) model has a module WiFi, NFC, and 12-fold optics with image stabilization.
Form Factor model and its controls do not stand out from a number of their own kind. The body is made of light alloy, its dimensions are 100 x 58 x 22 mm, weight along with battery – 147 g buyers access a wide choice of colors.
On the rear panel is a 3-inch LCD display with a resolution of 461,000 pixels. Sensory input he has not. He has the right to pay the usual controls – four buttons and a joystick. The power button is on the top, and there are a shutter button.
It is combined with the zoom lever. Further to the right, you can switch to detect the burst mode. No programmable buttons provided. The front panel is only visible lens, flash, and peephole meter. Battery compartment is mounted on the lower end, and they even have a memory card slot – can use SD, SDHC, SDXC.
The camera is based on a 16-megapixel CMOS-sensor with the physical size of 1/2.3 inches. Sensitivity range – from 100 to 3200 ISO. Pictures are saved in JPEG, and video – in MP4. Set of interfaces includes a USB 2.0, Video, HDMI, WiFi module and NFC. Also has an orientation sensor in space.
- Exposure-15 – 1/2000
- Manual shutter speed and aperture, no
- Exposure Compensation – + / – 2 EV in 1/3 steps
- Metering – weighted, total (Evaluative), Spot
- Burst shooting – 3.9 frames / sec
- Length Series – 4 pictures
- Video Speed - 25 frames / s at 1280×720 and 30 frames / s at 1920×1080
- Maximum length of video – 29 minutes.
- Autonomy – CIPA rating of 190 shots per charge
Lens optical scheme uses only 9 elements and aspherical lens. Focal length range of 35-mm equivalent of 25-300 mm. Aperture – from f3.6 to f7. There is an optical image stabilizer.
Auto Focus speed:
- at wide angle – 0.35 sec.
- at maximum zoom – 0.4 sec.
Access to the main settings by pressing the “FUNC SET” and a joystick. For more advanced settings will need to get into the menu. IXUS 265 HS, like all modern devices can synchronize with and for the Android and iOS. NFC module will accelerate this process, eliminating the need for manual entry of a password.
Mode “Simple photo” showed good clarity and lack of red-eye. Color reproduction is also not disappoint. If the color saturation seem a little, you can use a digital filter.
Along the edges of the frame manifested loss of field, notably in the wide mode. Minimum object distance in macro mode is an impressive 10 mm, but, unfortunately, there are significant purple fringing.
Noises almost do not show up to 400 units of ISO. At a higher sensitivity noise reduction system starts to work, which compensates for grain due to the loss of sharpness. Even at a value of ISO 3200 photo looks satisfactory for publishing on the Internet.
Automatic setting works correctly under both incandescent and fluorescent lights under. Pre-selection mode will provide more accurate results.
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- Metal Case
- 12-fold optics
- WiFi and NFC
- Good endurance
- Reasonable Price
- Not the best ergonomics
- Blurring the edges of the frame
- Purple fringing in macro
Canon IXUS 265 HS – a quality soap dish, which, due to the minimum wage, you can always carry. We should also mention a good autonomy – the battery is discharged at the most inopportune moment. Loss of definition on the edge of the image and purple fringing in macro mode it is possible to forgive, considering the low cost.