As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon IXUS 155 is also often compared to waterproofs, compacts, ultra compacts and super zooms. The Canon IXUS 155's top rivals come from Sony (such as the Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V and the Cyber-shot DSC-H55) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix S3000 and the Coolpix S32)

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) and has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.5).

However, on average it doesn't have a built-in GPS, has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 921k dots), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 10 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V
9 months older
$445

Significant advantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a GPS
  • Much higher resolution screen: 921k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-HX50V (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/3

common strengths of the DSC-HX50V and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $444.70 vs $317.63

Canon IXUS 265 HS

Canon IXUS 265 HS
similar age

Significant advantages of the IXUS 265 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots
  • Shoots significantly faster: 10.5 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 265 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/3

common strengths of the IXUS 265 HS and IXUS 155

  • Light weight: 147 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot IXUS 160

Canon PowerShot IXUS 160
10 months newer
$133

Significant advantages of the IXUS 160 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 160 (vs the IXUS 155)

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

common strengths of the IXUS 160 and IXUS 155

  • Light weight: 127 g vs 142 g
  • Inexpensive: $132.89 vs $317.63

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H55
4 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H55 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.5 vs f/3

common strengths of the DSC-H55 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS
10 months newer
$254

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

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

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.8 vs f/3

common strengths of the SX610 HS and IXUS 155

  • Inexpensive: $253.76 vs $317.63

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and IXUS 155

  • Wide aperture: f/3 vs f/3
  • Light weight: 138 g vs 142 g
  • Inexpensive: $149.00 vs $317.63

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider aperture (f/3 vs f/3.3), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 4.7 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix S32

Nikon Coolpix S32
similar age
$180

Significant advantages of the S32 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S32 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the S32 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 digital), has a significantly longer battery life (230 shots vs 170 shots), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2010) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is thicker (0.9" vs 0.8").

Nikon Coolpix S3000

Nikon Coolpix S3000
4 years older
$160

Significant advantages of the S3000 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Thinner: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Significant disadvantages of the S3000 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 27 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the S3000 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×56×19 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.7" vs 0.9"

Samsung PL70

Samsung PL70
4 years older
$140

Significant advantages of the PL70 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PL70 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the PL70 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (96×60×24 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    2. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Kodak EasyShare M1033

Kodak EasyShare M1033
6 years older
$406

Significant advantages of the M1033 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M1033 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1448 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the M1033 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×58×21 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Samsung PL100

Samsung PL100
4 years older

Significant advantages of the PL100 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PL100 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 24 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the PL100 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon IXUS 220 HS

Canon IXUS 220 HS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the IXUS 220 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 220 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 220 HS and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)

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)

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 wide angle lens (24 mm vs 27 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), 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 (91×56×16 mm)) and is slightly more expensive ($317.63 vs $79.99).

Samsung DV150F

Samsung DV150F
1 year older

Significant advantages of the DV150F (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DV150F (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the DV150F and IXUS 155

  • None found

Samsung ST60

Samsung ST60
4 years older

Significant advantages of the ST60 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ST60 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the ST60 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
similar age
$80 - $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 toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to super zoom competitors include: it has a significantly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is significantly smaller (compact (95×57×24 mm) vs large (130×95×122 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (february 2014 vs february 2007) and is thinner (0.9" vs 4.8").

However, on average it has a much shorter battery life (230 shots vs 350 shots), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs digital), has fewer storage slots (1 vs 2), doesn't support an external flash and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-H7
7 years older
$640

Significant advantages of the DSC-H7 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H7 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much worse wide angle: 31 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly thicker: 3.4" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the DSC-H7 and IXUS 155

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (110×83×86 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very light: 405 g vs 142 g
  • Thin: 3.4" vs 0.9"

Fujifilm FinePix S9600

Fujifilm FinePix S9600
7 years older

Significant advantages of the S9600 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has more storage slots: 2 vs 1
  • Supports an external flash

Significant disadvantages of the S9600 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the S9600 and IXUS 155

  • None found

Fujifilm FinePix S3350

Fujifilm FinePix S3350
3 years older

Significant advantages of the S3350 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a viewfinder: Digital vs None

Significant disadvantages of the S3350 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Larger: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.9" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S3350 and IXUS 155

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (118×81×100 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Light weight: 540 g vs 142 g
  • Thin: 3.9" vs 0.9"

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300

Sony CyberShot DSC-H300
similar age
$140 - $178

Significant advantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much longer battery life: 350 shots vs 230 shots
  • Higher resolution screen: 460k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-H300 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly larger: Large (130×95×122 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Much thicker: 4.8" vs 0.9"
  • Significantly heavier: 590 g vs 142 g

common strengths of the DSC-H300 and IXUS 155

  • Light weight: 590 g vs 142 g
  • Very inexpensive: $139.98 vs $317.63