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Canon IXUS 230 HS Digital Compact Camera

Zoom into life with the new Canon IXUS 230 HS.

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Canon has unveiled the new IXUS 230 HS.

This super silm 8x optical zoom camera packs a powerful Canon lens into a slim metal body, and is the slimmest camera in its class with 8x optical zoom.

It is available in 6 vibrant colours and is elegantly styled.

This slim camera is the latest camera to feature the HS system, enabling stunning quality images in any condition. It is also the first camera to feature Canon's intelligent IS system, making shake free stills easily capturable and brilliantly in focus. It features the 3.5 stop optical image stabiliser, to ensure shake free images, and has seven different types of stabilisation.

Key features:
  • 8x optical zoom (35mm equiv: 28 - 224mm)
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • Intelligent IS
  • HS System
  • Smart, thin metal body
  • 3 inch PureColor II G LCD screen
  • Full HD, Powered IS
  • Smart Auto (32 scenes)
  • High-speed Burst & Super Slow Motion Movie
  • iFrame movie. Movie Digest
  • Creative modes
  • Hints & Tips
The Canon IXUS 230 will be available from October 2011 priced at £229.00.

Canon IXUS 230 HS Photos of Equipment

Canon IXUS 230 HS Specifications

Max Aperturef/3 - f/5.9
35mm equivalent28mm - 224mm
Optical Zoom8x
Image Sensor
Pixels12.1Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W)4000
Pixels (H)3000
Sensor TypeCMOS
Sensor Size1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width)6.16mm
Sensor Size (height)4.62mm
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor3in
Screen resolution461,000 dots
Touch ScreenNo
Min Focus1cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest1/2000sec
Shutter speeds longest15sec
Bulb modeNo
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Scene modes
  • A
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity100 - 3200
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
Exposure Comp+/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting3.5fps
Movie modeYes
Video Resolution
  • 1920x1080 FullHD
  • 1280x720 HD 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS30
Stereo SoundYes
Optical Zoom with VideoYes
Other Features
Image StabilisationYes
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery TypeRechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-4L
Battery Life (CIPA rating)210shots
Box Contents
Box ContentsDigital Camera IXUS 230 HS, Wrist Strap WS-DC11, Battery Pack NB-4L, Battery Charger CB-2LVE, AC Cable, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU (for USB), User Manual Kit

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