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Digital IXUS
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With a digital camera all the pictures you make are stored digitally, which means you can instantly view a picture after you have taken it and take as many pictures as you like, without having to buy new films all the time. It is easy to download the pictures from your camera to your computer, either at home or at the shop and edit them before printing. Once they are on your computer, you can easily share your pics with the rest of the world by putting them on-line, or e-mailing them to friends.
digital cameras
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Included since: 19 Sep 2005
The date Icecat noticed for the first time that this product was included in the price list of a channel partner
Info modified on: 30 Mar 2016 15:08:45
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Long product name Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver:
The short editorial description of Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver

Marketing text Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver

The official marketing text of Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
Sleek. Smart. Slimline.

Stylish and slender
Elegantly designed with an all-metal finish, the Digital IXUS 55 is slender enough to slip into your pocket.

A powerful 5.0 Megapixel CCD sensor delivers photo quality prints up to A3 size with room to spare for post-shoot cropping.

Ultra compact 3x optical zoom
An ultra-high refractive index aspherical (UA) 3x optical zoom lens delivers crystal-clear performance in an exceptionally compact form.

Visionary technology
The Digital IXUS 55's DIGIC II image processor ensures fast, responsive camera performance and superbly rendered colours. iSAPS analyses each scene and optimises key camera settings even before a shot is taken. The result is immediate high quality images.

Huge LCD
An extra large 2.5" LCD brings pleasure to framing and reviewing your creations. The monitor's wide viewing angle provides improved visibility for sharing playback with friends and family. QuickBright gives instant screen brightness in bright outdoor conditions. Night Display automatically improves visibility in low light for easy night shooting.

Shooting modes
Choose from 15 shooting modes to get that perfect shot. Seven preset Special Scene Modes help achieve great results in tricky lighting conditions. My Colors allows special in-camera colour effects to be applied to images and movies in real time.

Make extra-long (up to 1GB in size*) 30fps VGA quality movie clips with full audio. View them with friends and family on the large LCD or connect to a TV for full screen playback. Record fast action sequences at 60fps QVGA quality and analyse them in sharp slow motion.

Printing with the Digital IXUS 55 is a breeze. Simply connect your camera to any PictBridge compatible printer and push the Print/Share button for a full colour print within seconds. Connect to a Canon SELPHY CP Series printer and take advantage of advanced print functions, such as printing ID photos and stills from your movies.

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed

Transfer images to your PC quickly and effortlessly with the ultra quick USB 2.0 Hi-Speed connection.

Editing and sharing
Canon's ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Macintosh) are included for editing and organising photos, movies and slide shows. CANON iMAGE GATEWAY** provides 100MB of web space for sharing your photos online.
Short summary description Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver:
This short summary of the Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon Digital IXUS 55, 1/2.5", Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO, Red-eye reduction, 640 x 480 pixels, LCD
Long summary description Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon Digital IXUS 55 5.3MP 1/2.5" CCD 2592 x 1944pixels Silver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon 55, Digital IXUS. Megapixel: 5.3 MP, Image sensor size: 1/2.5", Sensor type: CCD. Optical zoom: 3x, Digital zoom: 4x, Combined zoom: 12x. Focus adjustment: Auto. ISO sensitivity: 50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO. Flash modes: Red-eye reduction
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Picture quality
The number (in millions) of light-sensitive picture elements known as pixels actually used by the camera's image sensor (CCD) to record light, and which are reflected to the final number of recorded pixels stored on the memory card.
5.3 MP
Image sensor size*
Sensor type*
A sensor is a convertor than measures a physical quality (light, temperature etc.) and displays this electronically on a device.
Maximum image resolution*
Resolution is the amount of detail held by an image. The higher the resolution, the better (sharper) the image. The maximum image resolution produces the best image.
2592 x 1944 pixels
Supported aspect ratios
The aspect ratio is the ratio of the width of an image to its height. The supported aspect ratios are the aspect ratios that can be shown by the device.
Lens system
Optical zoom*
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
Digital zoom*
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Combined zoom
Focus adjustment*
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity*
A measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light.
50, 100, 200, 400, Auto
Flash modes*
Different modes for a camera flash which are manually/automatically activated e.g. auto-flash mode, flash on with red eye reduction.
Red-eye reduction
Video recording*
Recording moving visual images.
Maximum video resolution*
This is the maximum resolution of video images. Resolution is a measure of the degree of detail visible.
640 x 480 pixels
Built-in microphone*
Microphone that is found inside the product.
Compatible memory cards*
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
mmc, sd
Display *
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
6.35 cm (2.5")
Display resolution (numeric)
Total number of pixels that display has.
115000 pixels
Battery technology *
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery life (max)
Maximum battery life. Mobile Mark™ (2002) is the standard often used to benchmark battery life time.
3 h
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40°C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
140 g
Other features
0.14 kg
Digital SLR
The single-lens reflex (SLR) is a type of camera that uses a movable mirror placed between the lens and the film to project the image seen through the lens to a matte focusing screen.
Built-in flash
The product has an internal flash. A flash produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light.
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
86 x 53.5 x 21.6 mm