Canon IXUS 125 HS review

A 16.1MP snapper with face detection and 5x optical zoom

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Canon IXUS 125 HS review

MACRO: The Canon IXUS 125 HS is capable of sharp, well-focused macro shots.

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Canon IXUS 125 HS review

AUTO FOCUS: The auto focus system isn't easily tricked.

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Canon IXUS 125 HS review

SOME GRAIN: Good detail and dynamic range, although slight grain is visible in the shadow areas of our sweet-toothed friend.

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Canon IXUS 125 HS review

WIDE ANGLE: A 24mm wide angle is very useful.

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Canon IXUS 125 HS review

QUICK LOCK: Auto focus is quick and accurate enough to snap most fleeting moments.

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Canon IXUS 125 HS review

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution16.1 Megapixel
GPSNo
USBYes
HDMIYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyIXUS
HD Movie ModeYes
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourBlue
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesLive View, Self-timer, Face Detection, Wink Detection, Smile Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Orientation Sensor
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMPEG-4, QuickTime MOV
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)135 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE, REACH, ENERGY STAR
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height57 mm
Width93.2 mm
Depth20 mm
Focal Length4.30 mm to 21.50 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
External FlashNo
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product Model125 HS
Product NameIXUS 125 HS Compact Camera
Product LineIXUS
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number6046B007AA
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Inside a slim, stylish metal body the IXUS 125 HS packs a host of helpful features - so taking great shots is a breeze, even in low light. Face ID prioritises friends and Full HD movies add to the fun.

Package Contents
  • IXUS 125 HS Compact Camera
  • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L
  • Charger
Limited Warranty1 Year