Canon IXUS 220 HS review

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

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Canon IXUS 220 HS: Specification

Sensor: 1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS

Lens: Canon Zoom 24mm lens 5x IS; 4.3 – 21.5mm (24-120mm equiv) f2.7-5.9
Memory: SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus and HCMMplus

Viewfinder: n/a
Video resolution: 1920 x 1080 24fps, 1280 x 720, 30fps, 640 x 480 30fps, 320 x 240 30fps

ISO range: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 

Focus modes: Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF

Max burst rate: 8 fps (3MP)

LCD: 6.7cm (2.7") PureColor II G LCD (TFT)
Shutter speeds: 15-1/2000 sec

Weight: 141g (with battery and memory card)

Dimensions: 92.2 x 55.9 x 19.5mm

Power supply: AC adapter kit, rechargeable Li-ion battery

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1920 x 1080
Effective Camera Resolution12.1 Megapixel
Wide AngleNo
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
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 Address
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