As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon IXUS 155 is also often compared to ultra compacts, compacts and digicams. The Canon IXUS 155's top rivals come from Canon (such as the IXUS 105 and the PowerShot SX720 HS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S6200 and the Coolpix S4300)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 460k dots) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Nikon Coolpix S6200
2 years older
$263

Significant advantages of the S6200 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S6200 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the S6200 and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $262.99 vs $301.86

Fujifilm FinePix T550

Fujifilm FinePix T550
1 year older

Significant advantages of the T550 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T550 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the T550 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
2 years newer
$315

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $269.00 vs $301.86

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
1 year newer
$108 - $109

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $108.00 vs $301.86

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
similar age
$118 - $200

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $118.00 vs $301.86

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
1 year older
$180

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $180.00 vs $301.86

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2010), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (95×57×24 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)) and is slightly more expensive ($301.86 vs $88.00).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
similar age
$88 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 130 IS
4 years older

Significant advantages of the 130 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 130 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the 130 IS and IXUS 155

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to compact competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 35 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), has a significantly longer battery life (230 shots vs 170 shots) and is newer (february 2014 vs july 2009).

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 40 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon IXUS 105

Canon IXUS 105
4 years older
$158

Significant advantages of the IXUS 105 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 105 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the IXUS 105 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×56×22 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Olympus C-180

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8 years older

Significant advantages of the C-180 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the C-180 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 36 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the C-180 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 140 g vs 142 g

Nikon Coolpix S4300

Nikon Coolpix S4300
2 years older
$295

Significant advantages of the S4300 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S4300 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shorter battery life: 180 shots vs 230 shots

common strengths of the S4300 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×59×21 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

Canon IXUS 125 HS
2 years older

Significant advantages of the IXUS 125 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 125 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 230 shots

common strengths of the IXUS 125 HS and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)

Casio Exilim EX-ZR10

Casio Exilim EX-ZR10
3 years older
$643

Significant advantages of the EX-ZR10 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Shoots much faster: 40 fps vs 0.8 fps
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the EX-ZR10 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the EX-ZR10 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Kodak EasyShare M341

Kodak EasyShare M341
4 years older

Significant advantages of the M341 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M341 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the M341 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (96×59×19 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.6), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 39 mm), has a much larger screen (2.7" vs 1.5"), has image stabilization (lens vs none) and takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 1.2 MP).

However, on average it doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Canon PowerShot A40

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12 years older

Significant advantages of the PowerShot A40 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot A40 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the PowerShot A40 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash

Olympus C-100

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12 years older

Significant advantages of the C-100 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the C-100 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/4 vs f/3

common strengths of the C-100 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 190 g vs 142 g

Kodak DC3200

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13 years older

Significant advantages of the DC3200 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DC3200 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 39 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.6" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the DC3200 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash