Canon IXUS 170 + KIT

20.0MP, 1/2.3" CCD, 5152x3864, 4.5–54.0mm, Video HD 1280x720, PictBridge, USB Mini-B, SD/SDHC/SDXC, 6.858 cm (2.7 ") LCD + KIT

Canon
0128C009
04-03-2015
Brilliant shots – fashionably small camera

Small and stylish enough to take anywhere, the flexible 20 Megapixel IXUS 170 with 12x optical zoom ensures brilliant results every time. Just point and shoot to capture sharp, detailed images far and wide.
Benefits

- Stylish, pocketable and easy-to-use IXUS
- Get closer to all your best moments, far and wide, with 12x zoom
- Capture stunning detail with 20 MP
- Beautiful shots with point and shoot ease using Smart Auto
- Sharp photos and steady movies with Intelligent IS

Pocket-sized picture perfection

With a slim design and sleek metal front exterior that brings fashionable styling to every occasion, the intelligent IXUS 170 fits easily into your pocket and makes it simple for everyone to capture the moment in superb quality photos and movies.

Exceptional detail for your best memories

Enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images. Flexibly frame and crop your photos or create stunning poster sized prints thanks to 20.0 Megapixels.

HD movies at your fingertips

Making great movies is fun and easy. With one touch of a button you can effortlessly capture great HD movies (720p) - even when you shoot on the move or using full zoom.

Great people shots

Effortlessly capture great shots of friends with Face Detection technology. It detects multiple faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Face Detection also ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions.

Add a personal touch

Make shots your own with quick and easy control over picture settings such as brightness and colour intensity. Preview the results while framing using Live View Control and enjoy sharing them with friends using the 6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD screen. Combine with a Canon Connect Station and you can easily share your photos and movies with the world on social media sites and online albums like irista, plus enjoy watching them with family and friends on an HD TV.

Get closer, shoot wider

Shoot sweeping landscapes and great group shots with ease using the 25mm ultra-wide angle lens that lets you fit more in the frame. Get nearer to distant subjects using the 12x optical zoom or get even closer without any loss of quality with 24x ZoomPlus.

Beautiful sharp results every time

There’s no need to worry about camera shake ruining your results thanks to an intelligent optical Image Stabilizer. This camera automatically adapts and ensures sharp, detailed photos and videos – whatever you’re shooting.

Stunning images with ease

Easily shoot fantastic photos or movies with Smart Auto, which chooses the perfect camera settings for you – whatever the scene. All you have to do is point and shoot. Use the Help Button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its functions.

Play with your creativity

Experiment and have fun with a range of Creative Filters. You can re-create the distortion of a fish-eye lens, make scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models and much more.

Eco Mode

Great for day trips. Capture more shots from a single charge of the rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.

Storage

Compatible memory cards 
SD, SDHC, SDXC

Memory

Memory slots 
1

Video

Maximum video resolution 
1280 x 720 pixels
Full HD 
N
Resolution at capture speed
1280x720@25fps, 640x480@30fps
Video formats supported 
AVC, H.264, MOV, MPEG4
Video resolutions 
640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Analog signal format system 
NTSC, PAL
Motion JPEG frame rate
30 fps

Technical details

Colour of product 
Black
Self-timer 
2, 10s
Built-in flash 
Y
Image processor
DIGIC 4+
AC adapter included
Y

Ports & interfaces

PictBridge 
Y
USB version 
2.0
USB connector type 
Mini-USB B

Power

Battery technology 
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery type 
NB-11L/ NB-11LH

Display

Display 
LCD
Display resolution (numeric) 
230000 pixels
Field of view
100%
Vari-angle LCD display
N
Touch screen 
N

Technical details

Display diagonal 
6.86 cm (2.7")

Audio

Built-in microphone 
Y
Audio formats supported 
PCM

Lens system

Optical zoom 
12x
Digital zoom 
4x
Lens structure (elements/groups) 
9/7
Focal length range (f-f) 
4.5 - 54 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) 
2.5 cm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) 
30 cm
Minimum aperture number 
3.6
Maximum aperture number 
7
Extra/Smart zoom
24x
Combined zoom
48x
Number of aspheric elements
3

Camera

Camera type 
Compact camera
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Scene modes 
Fireworks, Portrait, Snow
Photo effects 
Vivid
Playback zoom (max)
10x
Camera file system
DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3
Direct printing 
Y
Image editing
Resizing
Languages support 
Multi
Live view
Y
Orientation sensor 
Y

Focusing

Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Continuous Auto Focus, Face detection, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Focus
TTL
Focus adjustment
Auto
Closest focusing distance
0.01m
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Y
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Y
Auto Focus (AF) points
1

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity 
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Auto
Light exposure correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Y
ISO sensitivity (max)
1600
ISO sensitivity (min)
100

Flash

Flash modes 
Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash exposure lock
Y
Flash range (tele)
1 - 2m
Flash range (wide)
0.5 - 4m
Flash sync-speed
0.0005s

Shutter

Fastest camera shutter speed 
1/2s
Slowest camera shutter speed 
15s

System requirements

Windows operating systems supported 
Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ult
Mac operating systems supported 
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T) 
0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%

Battery

Power source type 
Battery
Battery life (CIPA standard)
200 shots

Packaging content

Cables included
AV
Battery charger included
Y
Batteries included
Y

Picture quality

Megapixel 
20 MP
Sensor type 
CCD
Image sensor size
25.4/58.4 mm (1/2.3")
Maximum image resolution 
5152 x 3864 pixels
Image stabilizer 
Y
Total megapixels 
20.5 MP
Still image resolution(s) 
5152 x 3864, 3648 x 2736, 048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 5152 x 2896
Image formats supported 
JPG
Supported aspect ratios 
4:3

Weight & dimensions

Width 
9.96 cm
Depth 
2.26 cm
Height 
5.76 cm
Weight (including battery)
141g