As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon IXUS 155 is also often compared to compacts, pro digicams, ultra compacts, super zooms and digicams. The Canon IXUS 155's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot A810 and the PowerShot SX150 IS) and Panasonic (such as the Lumix DMC-TZ70 and the Lumix DMC-FH7)

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), has a slightly longer battery life (230 shots vs 190 shots) and is newer (february 2014 vs august 2013).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
2 years older
$275

Significant advantages of the SX150 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SX150 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much shorter battery life: 110 shots vs 230 shots

common strengths of the SX150 IS and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $274.98 vs $314.24

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ70
10 months newer
$406

Significant advantages of the DMC-TZ70 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-TZ70 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-TZ70 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
1 year newer
$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: $109.00 vs $314.24

Samsung WB350F

Samsung WB350F
similar age
$469

Significant advantages of the WB350F (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the WB350F (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the WB350F and IXUS 155

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix S6600

Nikon Coolpix S6600
6 months older

Significant advantages of the S6600 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S6600 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly shorter battery life: 150 shots vs 230 shots

common strengths of the S6600 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Canon PowerShot IXUS 500 HS

Canon IXUS 500 HS
2 years older

Significant advantages of the IXUS 500 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Supports 24p

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 500 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the IXUS 500 HS 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 38 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2009) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

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

Canon PowerShot A810

Canon PowerShot A810
2 years older

Significant advantages of the A810 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A810 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 1.2" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the A810 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.2" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 171 g vs 142 g

Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the 80 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 80 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the 80 IS and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (87×55×22 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FH7
2 years older
$194

Significant advantages of the DMC-FH7 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a touch screen
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 15 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FH7 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the DMC-FH7 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×56×19 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Fujifilm FinePix A400 Zoom

Fujifilm FinePix A400 Zoom
8 years older

Significant advantages of the A400 Zoom (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the A400 Zoom (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 1.8" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the A400 Zoom and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 170 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot S90

Canon PowerShot S90
4 years older
$368

Significant advantages of the S90 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3

Significant disadvantages of the S90 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 1.2" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S90 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon Digital IXUS 110 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 110 IS
5 years older

Significant advantages of the 110 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the 110 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the 110 IS and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×54×22 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is newer (february 2014 vs august 2009), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.9"), is slightly lighter (142 g vs 375 g) and is slightly less expensive ($314.24 vs $699.99).

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots), doesn't have a screen which flips out, has a much shorter battery life (230 shots vs 1000 shots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and doesn't support an external flash.

Canon PowerShot G11

Canon PowerShot G11
4 years older
$700

Significant advantages of the G11 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much longer battery life: 1000 shots vs 230 shots
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the G11 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the G11 and IXUS 155

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.9), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a slightly longer battery life (230 shots vs 200 shots) and is newer (february 2014 vs september 2011).

However, on average it is slightly larger (compact (95×57×24 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), doesn't have a touch screen and is slightly more expensive ($314.24 vs $88.00).

Kodak Easyshare M5370

Kodak Easyshare M5370
2 years older
$280

Significant advantages of the M5370 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M5370 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the M5370 and IXUS 155

  • None found

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

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (compact (95×57×24 mm) vs prosumer size (116×83×92 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs september 2008), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.6") and is slightly lighter (142 g vs 430 g).

However, on average it has a much narrower wide angle lens (24 mm vs 4 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a much shorter battery life (230 shots vs 370 shots).

Nikon Coolpix L330

Nikon Coolpix L330
1 year newer
$775

Significant advantages of the L330 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 370 shots vs 230 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L330 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L330 and IXUS 155

  • Very small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 430 g vs 142 g

Samsung WB5000

Samsung WB5000
5 years older

Significant advantages of the WB5000 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WB5000 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 26 mm vs 24 mm
  • Larger: Prosumer size (116×83×92 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.6" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the WB5000 and IXUS 155

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (116×83×92 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very light: 428 g vs 142 g
  • Thin: 3.6" vs 0.9"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to digicam competitors include: it 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), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 3.2 MP) and is newer (february 2014 vs september 2000).

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

HP Photosmart 735

HP Photosmart 735
11 years older

Significant advantages of the Photosmart 735 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the Photosmart 735 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 38 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the Photosmart 735 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash

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