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Canon IXUS 1100 HS
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Launch SRP S$529

Canon IXUS 1100 HS


Overall rating 8.5/10

At just 21.9mm thick, the IXUS 1100 HS is the slimmest camera in its range. With a 12x optical zoom, it utilizes the Intelligent IS system which provides 7 types of stabilization, countering camera shakes when capturing stills and Full HD movies. Compatible with the HF-DC2, a new external flash unit that supplements the camera's on-board flash.


Performance:
8.5
Design:
8
Features:
8.5
User-Friendliness:
8
Value:
8.5
THE GOOD
Sturdy and well-constructed body
Fast and accurate AF system
Vivid and accurate color production
Good noise performance
THE BAD
Touchscreen takes time to get used to
Slightly pricey but justifiable

Product Specification

Effective pixels 12.1 megapixels
Lens Focal length: 12x zoom: 5.0 (W) - 60.0 (T)mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 336 (T)mm)
ISO rating Auto, ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 (in P mode)
Zoom ratio Digital Zoom: Still images / Movies: Approx. 4.0x (up to approx. 48x in combination with the optical zoom), Safety Zoom, Digital Tele-converter
Image Stabilization Lens-shift type
Aperture range f/3.4 - f/6.3 (W), f/5.9 - f/10.0 (T)
Shutter speed
  • 1 - 1/4000 sec.
  • 15 - 1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Exposure Compensation 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Metering Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Recording Formats
  • Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
  • Movies: MOV [Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)]
Display 3.2-inch, 461,000 dots, TFT color (with wide viewing angle), Touch Panel, Brightness adjustment (5 levels)
Storage type SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
Connectivity Hi-Speed USB, HDMI output, Analog audio output (stereo), Analog video output (NTSC / PAL)
Battery Battery Pack NB-9L
Dimensions 99.0 x 58.9 x 21.9mm
Weight Approx. 206g (including battery and memory card)