CANON IXUS 285 HS Compact Camera - Black

Product code: 157782

Product features

  • Point & shoot
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 12 x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm LCD screen

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Product features

  • Point & shoot
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • Sensor type: 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm CMOS sensor
  • Optical zoom: 12 x
  • 3" / 76.2 mm LCD screen

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  • Monthly protection of your CANON IXUS 285 HS Compact Camera - Black for only £1.99 More info
Product information
Top features:

- 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor for high quality shooting

- Full HD and Image Stabilisation for great home movies

- Creative Shot and Hybrid Auto to let you experiment

20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor

Perfect for capturing special moments and stunning views, the Canon IXUS 285 HS features a 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor powered by a DIGIC 4+ processor for highly detailed, sharp images.

With a 12 x optical zoom you can get closer, more detailed shots of your subject without moving, making the IXUS 285 HS ideal for portraits and landscapes.

Full HD and Image Stabilisation 

Recording Full HD home movies is made simple with the dedicated movie button so you won't miss a moment.

Shoot steady thanks to the built-in Image Stabilisation which counteracts camera shake to produce clear images and smooth video.

Creative Shot and Hybrid Auto

Bring out your creative side with Creative Shot and Hybrid Auto which allows you to play around with settings, while for everyday shots Smart Auto will optimise camera settings for each scene.

A variety of in-camera effects can be added to bring a fun, creative element to your photos without using a computer.

Uploading your images and video with the Canon IXUS 285 HS Compact Camera is made simple thanks to built-in WiFi and one-touch NFC pairing.

Technical specifications for CANON IXUS 285 HS Compact Camera - Black

Camera type Compact camera
Processor DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology
Resolution 20.2 megapixels
Size 1/2.3" / 6.17 x 4.55 mm
ISO sensitivity AUTO, 100 - 3200
Image stabilisation Image Stabilisation (IS)
Focal length 4.5 - 54 mm
35 mm equivalent 25 - 300 mm
Maximum aperture f/3.6 - f/7.0
Minimum aperture f/22
Minimum distance 1 cm
Normal distance 1 cm to infinity
Focusing Autofocus
Focus area points 9-point autofocus
Optical zoom 12 x
Digital zoom 4 x
Type Live View
Screen 3” / 76.2 mm LCD screen
Screen features - Resolution: 461,000 dots
- Adjustable brightness
- Quick-bright LCD
Shutter speed 15 secs - 1/2000th
Continuous shooting 7.2 fps
Self-timer - 2 seconds
- 10 seconds
- Custom
Photo exposure modes Hybrid auto, Creative shot, SCN (Smart auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Smart shutter (Smile, Wink self-timer, Face self-timer), High-speed burst (5.0 MP), Handheld night scene, Low light (5.0 MP), Fireworks, Long shutter
Photo effects Fish-eye effect, Miniature effect, Toy Camera effect, Monochrome, Super vivid, Poster effect, My colours (My colours off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & white, Positive film, Lighter skin tone, Darker skin tone, Vivid blue, Vivid green, Vivid red, Custom colour)
White balance TTL
Maximum photo resolution 5184 x 3888p
Photo file formats JPEG
Video mode Yes, with sound
Maximum video resolution Full HD 1920 x 1080p
Other video resolutions HD 1280 x 720p
Video file formats MPEG 4
Audio file formats AAC
Memory card - SD
Number of memory card slots 1
Built-in Yes
Interface USB 2.0
TV output - PAL
Pictbridge / direct printing Yes
WiFi connectivity Yes
App available Yes
Battery type Lithium-Ion NB-11LH
Battery life Approx. 180 shots
Start-up time 1 second
Colour Black
Box contents - Canon IXUS 285 HS Compact Camera
- Battery pack NB-11L
- Battery charger CB-2LFE
- AC cable
- Wrist strap
- User manual kit
Dimensions 58 x 99.6 x 22.8 mm (H x W x D)
Weight 147 g
Guarantee 1 year
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Reviewer left no comment
Cheap build quality. Grainy pictures. Focus slow. Will be contacting to exchange for a better camera
Confirmed purchase: 28 November 2018
Published on: 13 January 2019
(8 out of 10)


Easy to connect to phone and down load pictures .
Little tricky to get good shots in low light with out a flash .
Confirmed purchase: 07 July 2018
Published on: 07 August 2018
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CANON IXUS 285 HS Compact Camera - Black