Canon IXUS 255 HS

1/2.3 CMOS, 12.1 MP, DIGIC 5 + iSAPS, 4.3 – 43.0 mm, 10x Optical zoom, f/3.0 – f/6.9, 9/7, TTL, 7.62 cm (3 ") (7.5 cm) LCD TFT, GPS, USB Mini-B, HDMI Mini, A/V, Wi-Fi

Canon
8204B007
22-12-2014
Chic, connected and impressive 10x IXUS
Focus on style and performance with the IXUS 255 HS. Get closer or fit everyone in with an ultra-wide 10x optical zoom and use Wi-Fi to share instantly online. HS System ensures exceptional results.

- 10x zoom, 24mm ultra-wide lens; 20x ZoomPlus
- HS System: 12.1 MP CMOS, DIGIC 5
- Intelligent IS
- Wi-Fi for easy sharing; GPS via Mobile
- 7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
- Smart Auto (58 scenes). Hybrid Auto
- Full HD movies
- Face ID
- High-speed shooting
- Creative modes

Storage

Compatible memory cards 
SD, SDHC, SDXC

Video

Maximum video resolution 
1920 x 1080 pixels
Full HD 
Y
Resolution at capture speed
1280×[email protected], [email protected], [email protected], [email protected]
Video formats supported 
MOV
Analog signal format system 
NTSC, PAL

Technical details

Colour of product 
Pink
Self-timer 
2, 10s
Multi burst mode 
Y
Built-in flash 
Y

Networking

Wi-Fi 
Y
Wi-Fi standards 
802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Ports & interfaces

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

Power

Battery technology 
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery type 
NB-4L
Number of batteries supported 
1

Display

Display 
LCD
Display resolution (numeric) 
461000 pixels
Field of view
100%
Second display 
N
Vari-angle LCD display
N
Touch screen 
N

Technical details

Display diagonal 
7.62 cm (3")

Audio

Built-in microphone 
Y

Lens system

Optical zoom 
10x
Digital zoom 
4x
Lens structure (elements/groups) 
9/7
Focal length range (f-f) 
4.3 - 43 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) 
2.4 cm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) 
24 cm
Minimum aperture number 
3
Maximum aperture number 
6.9
Combined zoom
40x
Number of aspheric elements
1

Camera

Camera type 
Compact camera
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Scene modes 
Fireworks, Night, Portrait, Snow
Photo effects 
Vivid
Playback zoom (max)
10x
Camera file system
DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3
Direct printing 
Y
Histogram
Y
Orientation sensor 
Y
Built-in processor
DIGIC 5 + iSAPS

Focusing

Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Centre weighted Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Focus
TTL
Closest focusing distance
0.01m
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Y
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Y
Auto Focus (AF) points
10
Macro focusing range (wide)
0.01 - 0.5m

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity 
80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, Auto
Light exposure correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Y
ISO sensitivity (max)
6400
ISO sensitivity (min)
80

Flash

Flash modes 
Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Manual, Slow synchronization
Flash exposure compensation
Y
Flash exposure lock
Y
Flash range (tele)
1 - 2m
Flash range (wide)
0.5 - 4m

Shutter

Fastest camera shutter speed 
1/2000s
Slowest camera shutter speed 
15s

System requirements

Windows operating systems supported 
Y
Mac operating systems supported 
Y

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)
220 shots

Packaging content

Bundled software 
ImageBrowser EX, Camera Window PhotoStitch
Batteries included
Y

Picture quality

Megapixel 
12.1 MP
Sensor type 
CMOS
Image sensor size
25.4/58.4 mm (1/2.3")
Maximum image resolution 
4000 x 3000 pixels
Image stabilizer 
Y
Still image resolution(s) 
1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 3000
Image formats supported 
JPG
Supported aspect ratios 
3:2, 4:3, 16:10
Image stabilizer location
Lens

Weight & dimensions

Width 
9.72 cm
Depth 
2.25 cm
Height 
5.64 cm
Weight (including battery)
144g