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Canon IXUS 285 20.2MP 12x Zoom Compact Digital Camera 207/2988

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Canon IXUS 285 20.2MP 12x Zoom Compact Digital Camera
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About this product

Put style and performance in your pocket with this slim 12x zoom IXUS. Shoot stunning photos and Full HD movies with ease and share effortlessly via Wi-Fi and NFC.

Ultra-slim and stylish metal-bodied IXUS is easy to carry with you wherever you go, features a flexible 25mm ultra-wide 12x optical zoom lens with 24x ZoomPlus, so you can easily capture every moment, near or far, in superb quality photos and movies.

Making great movies is fun and easy. With one touch of a button, you can effortlessly shoot great Full HD movies (1080p) in MP4 format. Steady results thanks to the Dynamic Image Stabiliser.

Connect to your compatible smart device with just one tap using Wi-Fi with Dynamic NFC for easy sharing. Use Image Sync to automatically back-up new images to cloud services and capture great group shots.

Camera model number IXUS 285.


  • CMOS sensor type.
  • 20.2 megapixels.


  • Continuous shooting up to 29.97 frames per second (JPEG).
  • Continuous shooting up to 29.97 frames per second (RAW).
  • Smile detection.
  • Red eye reduction.
  • Automatic face detection.
  • Self timer.
  • Shutter speed of 1 to 1/2000 sec.

Exposure modes:

  • Scene intelligent auto, no flash, creative auto, portrait, landscape, close-up, shutter priority, manual, .

Screen information:

  • 3in screen with TFT LCD technology and live view.
  • Resolution 461000 dots.

White balancing:

  • Auto, preset, custom.


  • Built-in flash.


  • Evaluative, centre weighted.
  • ISO range from 80 to 3200.


  • Auto focus.


  • Wi-Fi & NFC.
  • USB port.
  • HDMI mini port.
  • GPS.
  • Records in PAL.
  • Records in NTSC.
  • PictBridge compatible.

File types:

  • Maximum size H5184 x W3888 in pixels.
  • JPEG.
  • Records at Full HD (1920 x 1080) with sound.
  • Macro information.


  • Rechargeable battery.
  • Removable battery.
  • Requires 1 x (included).

Lens information:

  • Fixed focus lens included.
  • 24 focal length multiplier.
  • Lens focal length 4.5 - 54mm.
  • Aperture f/7-3.6.
  • 1cm minimum shooting distance.

Memory card:

  • Compatible with the following memory card types: SD, SDHC, SDXC, (not included).

Physical specification:

  • Weight 147g.
  • Case, camera cover, aV cable, battery charger.
  • Size H5.8, W9.96, D2.28cm.
  • Body only.
  • Manufacturer's 1 year guarantee.
  • EAN: 8714574634418.

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