General

Canon IXUS 255 HS Canon PowerShot SD890 IS
Brand
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Canon Canon
Lowest price
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$397.37 Unknown
Announced
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March 2013 March 2008

Sensor

Type
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CMOS CCD
Sensor size
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1/2.3" 6.16x4.55mm 1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Megapixels
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12.1 MP 10 MP
Light sensitivity
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6,400 ISO 1,600 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown None

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP 9.8 MP
Native resolution
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4016 × 3008 3648 × 2736
Pixel size
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2.3 µm² 2.9 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD LCD
Size
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3" 2.5"
Resolution
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461k dots 230k dots
Touch screen
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No No
Flips out
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No No

Lens

Zoom
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10x 5x
Wide angle
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24 mm 37 mm
Telephoto
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240 mm 185 mm
Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3 f/3.2
Aperture (telephoto)
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f/6.9 f/5.7
Macro focus
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1.0 cm 2.0 cm

Form factor

Size
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97×56×23 mm 95×57×27 mm
Depth
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0.9" 1.1"
Weight
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144 g 195 g
Interchangeable lenses
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No No
Waterproof
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No No

Viewfinder

Type
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None Tunnel
Viewfinder size
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n/a Unknown

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps 480p @ 30fps
Supports 24p
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Yes No
High-speed framerate
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240 fps None
External mic jack
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No No
Autofocus
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Unknown Unknown
All formats
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  1. 320 x 240 @ 240fps
  2. 480p @ 30fps
  3. 480p @ 120fps
  4. 720p @ 30fps
  5. 1080p @ 24fps
  1. 160 x 120 @ 15fps
  2. 320 x 240 @ 30fps
  3. 480p @ 1fps
  4. 480p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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No No
HDR
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No No
3D
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No No
Image stabilization
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Unknown
  1. Lens
Supports RAW
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No No
GPS
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No No

Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown 2000 ms
Shutter lag
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Unknown 730 ms
Battery life
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200 shots 320 shots
Continuous shooting
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6.2 fps 1.2 fps

Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection Contrast detection
Focus points
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Unknown Unknown
Cross type focus points
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Unknown Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/2000s 1/1600s
Min
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15s 15s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes Yes
Popup
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No No
External connection
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No No

Storage

Storage slots
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1 1
Supported formats
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  1. SD
  2. SDHC
  3. SDXC
  1. MMC
  2. SD
  3. SDHC
Canon IXUS 255 HS
IXUS 255 HS
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