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Canon IXUS 285 Compact Digital Camera with 3-Inch LCD Screen (Silver)

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.
Manufacturer: CANON
SKU: 1079C001AA
R2,848.54 incl
R2,705.54 incl
or from R257.00 per month, * mobicred indicative monthly pricing, for 12 months at 24.85%pa, excluding the monthly fee of R28.50 and a once-off account initiation fee R114.00.

IXUS 285 HS
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.

Pocketable style
This ultra-slim and stylish metal-bodied IXUS is easy to carry with you wherever you go and 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. Auto Zoom helps you select the best framing at the touch of a button.

Instant Full HD 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. Experience the creative versatility of shooting movies using the optical zoom and still enjoy sharp, steady results thanks to the Dynamic Image Stabilizer.

Quick connections
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 with wireless Remote Shooting from your smart device. The Wi-Fi Button offers a quick and easy shortcut to Wi-Fi functions.

Superb quality
Enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images – even in low light - thanks to a 20.2 Megapixels CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ processing. An intelligent optical Image Stabilizer ensures sharp stills and steady movies in any situation, while the large 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD screen allows easy shooting and playback.

Effortless creativity
At the touch of the shutter, Creative Shot automatically analyses the scene and creates 5 additional unique images of your original shot. Get close and capture stunning everyday detail with 1 cm Macro or simply point and shoot with Hybrid Auto and let the camera automatically create a fun HD (720p) movie summary of the day.

Specifications
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.2M¹
Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 21.1M
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type
DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology

LENS
Focal Length
4.5 – 54.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 25 – 300 mm)
Zoom
Optical 12x
ZoomPlus 24x
Digital approx. 4x. (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x)
Combined approx. 48x¹
Maximum f/number
f/3.6 – f/7.0
Construction
9 elements in 7 groups (1 double-sided aspherical UA lens, 1 double-sided aspherical lens, 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS plus 4-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING
Type
TTL
AF System/ Points
AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
AF Assist Beam
Yes
Closest Focusing Distance
1 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
ISO sensitivity
AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

SHUTTER
Speed
1 – 1/2000 s (factory default)
15 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE
Type
TTL
Settings
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom.

COLOUR MATRIX
Type
sRGB
LCD MONITOR
Monitor
7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD (TFT), Approx. 461,000 dots
Coverage
Approx. 100%
Brightness
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

FLASH
Modes
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction
Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 4.0 m (W) / 1.0 m – 2.0 m (T)
External Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

SHOOTING
Modes
Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst (5.0 MP), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter)
Modes in Movie
Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks
Photo Effects
My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modes
Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 2.5 shots/s
High-speed Burst (5.0 MP): Approx. 7.2 shots/s (all speeds are until memory card becomes full)¹²

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size
4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
Resize option available in playback
Compression
Superfine, Fine
Movies
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 29.97 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto (HD) 29.97 fps
Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s¹
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²
FILE TYPES
Still Image Type
JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies
MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG4 AAC-LC (monaural)]

DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

OTHER FEATURES
GPS
GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Red-Eye Correction
Yes, during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, with Auto Rotate
Histogram
Yes, during playback
Playback zoom
Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
Menu Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE
Computer
Hi-Speed USB composite connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other
HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
A/V output, composite connector (PAL/NTSC)
Computer/Other
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support¹

MEMORY CARD
Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1¹
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

SOFTWARE
Other
CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

POWER SOURCE
Batteries
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L / NB-11LH (NB-11LH battery and charger supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 180 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 265 shots
Playback Mode: Approx. 240 min

ACCESSORIES
Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1350
Soft Case DCC-1370
Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Battery Charger CB-2LFE
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11LH
Other
Canon AV cable AVC-DC400
Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
99.6 x 58.0 x 22.8 mm
Weight
Approx. 147 g (including battery and memory card)

IXUS 285 HS
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.

Pocketable style
This ultra-slim and stylish metal-bodied IXUS is easy to carry with you wherever you go and 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. Auto Zoom helps you select the best framing at the touch of a button.

Instant Full HD 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. Experience the creative versatility of shooting movies using the optical zoom and still enjoy sharp, steady results thanks to the Dynamic Image Stabilizer.

Quick connections
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 with wireless Remote Shooting from your smart device. The Wi-Fi Button offers a quick and easy shortcut to Wi-Fi functions.

Superb quality
Enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images – even in low light - thanks to a 20.2 Megapixels CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4+ processing. An intelligent optical Image Stabilizer ensures sharp stills and steady movies in any situation, while the large 7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD screen allows easy shooting and playback.

Effortless creativity
At the touch of the shutter, Creative Shot automatically analyses the scene and creates 5 additional unique images of your original shot. Get close and capture stunning everyday detail with 1 cm Macro or simply point and shoot with Hybrid Auto and let the camera automatically create a fun HD (720p) movie summary of the day.

Specifications
IMAGE SENSOR
Type
1/2.3 type back-illuminated CMOS
Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.2M¹
Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 21.1M
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

IMAGE PROCESSOR
Type
DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology

LENS
Focal Length
4.5 – 54.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 25 – 300 mm)
Zoom
Optical 12x
ZoomPlus 24x
Digital approx. 4x. (with Digital Tele-Converter Approx. 1.6x or 2.0x)
Combined approx. 48x¹
Maximum f/number
f/3.6 – f/7.0
Construction
9 elements in 7 groups (1 double-sided aspherical UA lens, 1 double-sided aspherical lens, 1 single-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop¹. Intelligent IS plus 4-axis Enhanced Dynamic IS

FOCUSING
Type
TTL
AF System/ Points
AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous, Servo AF/AE¹, Tracking AF
AF Point Selection
Size (Normal, Small)
AF Assist Beam
Yes
Closest Focusing Distance
1 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro

EXPOSURE CONTROL
Metering modes
Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Centre)
Exposure Compensation
+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
ISO sensitivity
AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200

SHUTTER
Speed
1 – 1/2000 s (factory default)
15 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)

WHITE BALANCE
Type
TTL
Settings
Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom.

COLOUR MATRIX
Type
sRGB
LCD MONITOR
Monitor
7.5 cm (3.0”) LCD (TFT), Approx. 461,000 dots
Coverage
Approx. 100%
Brightness
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD

FLASH
Modes
Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction
Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation
Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 4.0 m (W) / 1.0 m – 2.0 m (T)
External Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2

SHOOTING
Modes
Hybrid Auto, Creative Shot, SCN (Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst (5.0 MP), Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (5.0 MP), Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter)
Modes in Movie
Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks
Photo Effects
My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color)
Drive modes
Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 2.5 shots/s
High-speed Burst (5.0 MP): Approx. 7.2 shots/s (all speeds are until memory card becomes full)¹²

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size
4:3 - (L) 5184 x 3888, (M) 2592 x 1944, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480
16:9 - (L) 5184 x 2912, (M1) 3648 x 2048, (M2) 1920 x 1080, (S) 640 x 360
3:2 - (L) 5184 x 3456, (M1) 3648 x 2432, (M2) 2048 x 1368, (S) 640 x 424
1:1 - (L) 3888 x 3888, (M1) 2736 x 2736, (M2) 1536 x 1536, (S) 480 x 480
Resize option available in playback
Compression
Superfine, Fine
Movies
(Full HD) 1920 x 1080, 29.97 fps, (HD) 1280 x 720, 29.97 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps
Miniature Effect (HD, L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Hybrid Auto (HD) 29.97 fps
Movie Length
(Full HD & HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s¹
(L) Up to 4 GB or 1 hour²
FILE TYPES
Still Image Type
JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies
MP4 [Video: MPEG4-AVC / H.264, Audio: MPEG4 AAC-LC (monaural)]

DIRECT PRINT
Canon Printers
Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
PictBridge
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

OTHER FEATURES
GPS
GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Red-Eye Correction
Yes, during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, with Auto Rotate
Histogram
Yes, during playback
Playback zoom
Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer
Approx. 2, 10 s or Custom
Menu Languages
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Greek, Norwegian, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Spanish, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew

INTERFACE
Computer
Hi-Speed USB composite connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other
HDMI Micro (Type-D) Connector
A/V output, composite connector (PAL/NTSC)
Computer/Other
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support¹

MEMORY CARD
Type
SD, SDHC, SDXC
SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM
PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1¹
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11
For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10
For Image Transfer Utility:
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1
Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11

SOFTWARE
Other
CameraWindow DC
Map Utility
Image Transfer Utility
Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

POWER SOURCE
Batteries
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L / NB-11LH (NB-11LH battery and charger supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 180 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 265 shots
Playback Mode: Approx. 240 min

ACCESSORIES
Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1350
Soft Case DCC-1370
Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Battery Charger CB-2LFE
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11LH
Other
Canon AV cable AVC-DC400
Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS
Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
99.6 x 58.0 x 22.8 mm
Weight
Approx. 147 g (including battery and memory card)

Products specifications
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