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Canon IXUS 220 HS review

A stabilised 24-120mm lens on a stylish IXUS body

Canon IXUS 220 HS: Image quality and resolution
As part of our test we shoot our resolution chart at every sensitivity setting.

The higher the value quoted in the caption score, the greater the level of detail being resolved and the better the image quality.

Full resolution chart

ISO 100: score 22

Resolution chart at iso 100
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ISO 200: score 22

Resolution chart at iso 200
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ISO 400: score 20

Resolution chart at iso 400
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ISO 800: score 20

Resolution chart at iso 800
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ISO 1600: score 18

Resolution chart at iso 1600
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ISO 3200: score 16/18

Resolution chart at iso 3200
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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyIXUS
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedMMCplus, HC MMCplus, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourRed
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesFace Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor
Screen Size6.9 cm (2.7")
Video FormatsQuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)141 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4000 x 3000
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height55.9 mm
Width92.2 mm
Depth19.5 mm
Focal Length4.30 mm to 21.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product Model220 HS
Product NameIXUS 220 HS Compact Camera
Product LineIXUS
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5100B015
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

An unrivalled combination of HS System-powered performance with classic IXUS design; the IXUS 220 HS offers ultra-wide 5x zoom, Full HD and superior low light shooting in a sleek stainless steel body.

Package Contents
  • IXUS 220 HS Compact Camera
  • NB-4L Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
  • Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year