As well as being compared against other compacts, the Canon IXUS 220 HS is also often compared to travel zooms and ultra compacts. The Canon IXUS 220 HS's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS) and Fujifilm (such as the XP90)

Competitor classes

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS compared to other compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), is slightly smaller (super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs compact (99×60×28 mm)), is thinner (0.8" vs 1.1") and is slightly lighter (141 g vs 198 g).

However, on average it has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 920k dots), takes slightly lower resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 12 MP), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 6,400 ISO) and has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.18x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm).

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
7 months newer
$382

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Has a GPS

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Larger: Compact (99×60×28 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Heavier: 198 g vs 141 g

common strengths of the S100 and IXUS 220 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/2.7
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Fujifilm XP90

Fujifilm XP90
5 years newer
$78

Significant advantages of the XP90 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the XP90 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.7
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)

common strengths of the XP90 and IXUS 220 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II
5 years newer
$369 - $429

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 1,040k dots vs 230k dots
  • Better maximum light sensitivity: 12,800 ISO vs 3,200 ISO
  • Much higher true resolution: 20 MP vs 9.7 MP

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly larger: Compact (98×58×31 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Much thicker: 1.2" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the PowerShot G9 X Mark II and IXUS 220 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2 vs f/2.7
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot IXUS 125 HS

Canon IXUS 125 HS
1 year newer

Significant advantages of the IXUS 125 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 125 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 125 HS and IXUS 220 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.7 vs f/2.7
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good wide angle: 24 mm vs 24 mm

Canon IXUS 115 HS

Canon IXUS 115 HS
similar age

Significant advantages of the IXUS 115 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 115 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the IXUS 115 HS and IXUS 220 HS

  • Wide aperture: f/2.8 vs f/2.7
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Very small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)

Olympus TG-620

Olympus TG-620
1 year newer
$349

Significant advantages of the TG-620 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Waterproof

Significant disadvantages of the TG-620 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.9 vs f/2.7
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the TG-620 and IXUS 220 HS

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (98×66×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS compared to travel zoom competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 28 mm), has a slightly wider aperture (f/2.7 vs f/3.6), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD) and is thinner (0.8" vs 0.9").

However, on average it has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2016).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
4 years newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and IXUS 220 HS

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 141 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
4 years newer
$180 - $189

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Narrower aperture: f/3.6 vs f/2.7

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and IXUS 220 HS

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 141 g

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
5 years newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly more zoom: 25x vs 5x
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.8"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and IXUS 220 HS

  • Very small: Compact (97×57×28 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 182 g vs 141 g

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
5 years newer
$99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Significantly narrower aperture: f/3.7 vs f/2.7
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and IXUS 220 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 119 g vs 141 g

Canon PowerShot IXUS 160

Canon PowerShot IXUS 160
3 years newer
$133

Significant advantages of the IXUS 160 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 160 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the IXUS 160 and IXUS 220 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 127 g vs 141 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 130 IS
1 year newer
$196

Significant advantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 130 IS (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • Significantly worse wide angle: 28 mm vs 24 mm
  • Has a CCD-family sensor: CCD vs CMOS

common strengths of the ELPH 130 IS and IXUS 220 HS

  • Very small: Super compact (95×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (92×56×20 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.8"
  • Very light: 133 g vs 141 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon IXUS 220 HS compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (24 mm vs 26 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a CMOS-family sensor (CMOS vs CCD), has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it much lower maximum light sensitivity (3,200 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), doesn't have a touch screen, doesn't shoot as fast continuously (3.4 fps vs 10 fps) and is older (february 2011 vs january 2012).

Samsung SH100

Samsung SH100
similar age

Significant advantages of the SH100 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SH100 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the SH100 and IXUS 220 HS

  • None found

Samsung PL120

Samsung PL120
similar age

Significant advantages of the PL120 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the PL120 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the PL120 and IXUS 220 HS

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX50
1 year newer
$120

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the IXUS 220 HS)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and IXUS 220 HS

  • None found