As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon IXUS 155 is also often compared to pro digicams and compacts. The Canon IXUS 155's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot S110 and the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS) and Fujifilm (such as the FinePix JZ200 and the FinePix A400 Zoom)

Competitor classes

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has way more more zoom (10x vs 8x), has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm) and has a slightly longer battery life (230 shots vs 200 shots).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (february 2014 vs january 2015) and is slightly more expensive ($313.36 vs $173.73).

Fujifilm FinePix JZ200

Fujifilm FinePix JZ200
2 years older

Significant advantages of the JZ200 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the JZ200 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 8x vs 10x

common strengths of the JZ200 and IXUS 155

  • Very small: Compact (100×56×24 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 135 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$149

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

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 142 g

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 less zoom: 8x vs 10x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and IXUS 155

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 126 g vs 142 g

Canon IXUS 255 HS

Canon IXUS 255 HS
1 year older
$392

Significant advantages of the IXUS 255 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 255 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 255 HS and IXUS 155

  • Very small: Super compact (97×56×23 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 144 g vs 142 g

Canon PowerShot IXUS 160

Canon PowerShot IXUS 160
10 months newer
$174

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

  • None found

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

  • Much less zoom: 8x vs 10x
  • 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

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 142 g

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
similar age
$80 - $118

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

  • None found

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

  • Much less zoom: 8x vs 10x

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and IXUS 155

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 122 g vs 142 g

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, compared to pro digicam competitors the Canon IXUS 155 has a slightly smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3 vs f/1.8), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots) and doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps).

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
1 year older
$359

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the S110 and IXUS 155

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
2 years newer
$544 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Significantly wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and IXUS 155

  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 155 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (10x vs 4x), has a much wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 32 mm) and is newer (february 2014 vs january 2008).

However, on average it slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have an OLED screen (LCD vs OLED), has a much shorter battery life (230 shots vs 370 shots) and doesn't have a built-in GPS.

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Canon IXUS 115 HS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the IXUS 115 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 115 HS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 10x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the IXUS 115 HS and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77

Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77
3 years older

Significant advantages of the DMC-FX77 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3.5" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen
  • Much longer exposures: 60 seconds vs 15 seconds

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-FX77 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 10x
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1300 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the DMC-FX77 and IXUS 155

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 10x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W130
6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W130 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much longer battery life: 370 shots vs 230 shots
  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W130 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 10x
  • Much worse wide angle: 32 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the DSC-W130 and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (88×57×22 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Kodak EasyShare M893 IS

Kodak EasyShare M893 IS
6 years older
$197

Significant advantages of the M893 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the M893 IS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 10x
  • Much worse wide angle: 34 mm vs 24 mm

common strengths of the M893 IS and IXUS 155

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×57×23 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon AW130

Nikon AW130
1 year newer
$298

Significant advantages of the AW130 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has an OLED screen: OLED vs LCD
  • Much longer battery life: 370 shots vs 230 shots

Significant disadvantages of the AW130 (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 10x
  • Larger: Compact (110×66×27 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)
  • Heavier: 221 g vs 142 g

common strengths of the AW130 and IXUS 155

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 10x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS

Olympus Tough TG-830 iHS
1 year older

Significant advantages of the TG-830 iHS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a GPS
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 6,400 ISO vs 1,600 ISO

Significant disadvantages of the TG-830 iHS (vs the IXUS 155)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 10x
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Larger: Compact (110×67×28 mm) vs Compact (95×57×24 mm)

common strengths of the TG-830 iHS and IXUS 155

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 10x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"