Canon Digital IXUS i

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Digital IXUS i

Canon Digital IXUS i

Captures attention.

The Digital IXUS i is the ultimate in design. Available in four stylish colours* - Platinum Silver, Piano Black, Classic Bronze and Pearl White - it is one of the smallest Digital IXUS’s ever.

  • Striking style and design with 4 individual colour variations
  • One of Canon’s smallest 4.0 megapixel cameras
  • Movie Mode with sound
  • Canon’s Visionary Technology for superb results
  • PictBridge, Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible

A designer collection

Ultra-chic and compact, the Digital IXUS

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  • combines superb design and innovation. Extremely light and small enough to slip into any pocket or handbag it is the camera you can take anywhere. Available in four stylish colours* - Platinum Silver, Piano Black, Classic Bronze and Pearl White - it’s as individual as you are. Whichever colour you choose, you’re sure to capture attention.
    4.0 Megapixel CCD
    More than just sophisticated style, the Digital IXUS
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  • has an impressive 4.0 megapixel sensor, which easily captures every detail - for stunning results.
    Movie mode with sound
    Star in your own movie clips by recording up to 3 minutes of video with sound. Play them back immediately on the camera’s LCD display and you can show all your friends. Then share them via email or even play them on your TV.
    Superb shots
    A leader in lens technology, Canon has a history of more than sixty years in optical engineering. This expertise can be found in the extremely compact and high performance Digital IXUS
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  • lens that gives you excellent image quality. The camera’s 5.7x digital zoom enables you to get closer to your chosen shooting subject.
    A smart choice
    At the heart of the Digital IXUS
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  • is Canon’s exclusive DIGIC image processor, which is designed to improve camera performance. DIGIC works at extremely high speeds and ensures you get beautiful images.
    Intelligent 5-point AiAF
    Make sure your subject is accurately focused using the 5-point Artificial Intelligent Auto Focus (AiAF) system, even when your subject is off-centre.
    Easy printing
    Getting photo prints from the Digital IXUS
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  • is quick and easy. The Digital IXUS
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  • is compliant with the PictBridge industry standard so you can print directly to any PictBridge compatible printer. In addition, it supports all Canon Direct Printers and Bubble Jet Direct Printers. Each one gives excellent quality images straight away without the need for a PC.
    Save and store your most memorable moments using the SD memory card provided with the camera. Optional extras include a soft case, a stylish metal strap, an all-weather case (which is waterproof up to 3 metres), and larger capacity SD memory cards.

    * Colour variations (other than silver) are manufactured in limited quantities.

Product specification


Type 1/2.5" CCD
Effective Pixels Approx. 4.0M
Colour Filter Type Primary Colour


Type DIGIC with iSAPS technology
Focal Length 6.4 mm (35mm film equivalent: 39mm)
Zoom Digital approx. 5.7x
Maximum f/number f/2.8
Construction 4 elements in 4 groups (1 aspherical element)


AF System / Points 5-point AiAF, 1-point AF (Centre)
AF Assist Beam Yes
Closest Focusing Distance 3cm


Metering Modes Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
ISO Sensitivity* AUTO, 50, 100, 200, 400
Speed 15 - 1/1500 sec
(Shutter speeds of 1-15 seconds are manually selected with the long-shutter mode. Shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower operate with noise reduction).


Settings Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent or Fluorescent H.


Monitor 1.5" TFT
Modes Auto, Manual Flash On / Off
Slow Sync Speed Yes
Red-eye Reduction Yes
Built-in Flash Range 30cm - 2.0m (at ISO AUTO equivalent)


Modes Auto, Manual, Long Shutter, Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White
Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.6 fps¹ (speed maintained for up to 8 images)


Image Size (L)2272 x 1704, (M1)1600 x 1200, (M2)1024 x 768, (S)640 x 480
Compression SuperFine, Fine, Normal
Movies (M)320 x 240, (S)160 x 120
Movie Length Up to 3mins, depending upon memory card and capacity


Still Image Type JPEG (Exif 2.2 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant
Movies AVI [Motion JPEG + WAVE (monaural)]
Sound Files WAVE (monaural)


Canon Printers Canon Card Photo Printers and Bubble Jet Printers with the direct print function
PictBridge Supported


My Camera Start-up image and camera sounds customisation
Sound Memo Up to 60 sec.
Histogram Yes
Playback Zoom 2x - 10x
Self Timer 2 or 10 sec.
Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese


Computer USB (PTP)
Other A/V output (PAL/NTSC)


Type Secure Digital (SD) Card (32MB included)


PC Macintosh Windows 98(including SE) / 2000 / Me / XP


Browsing & Printing ZoomBrowser EX (PhotoRecord) / ImageBrowser
Other PhotoStitch
Drivers TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me)
Image Manipulation ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft VideoImpression


Batteries Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-3L (battery and charger supplied)


Case Soft Leather Case DCC-30
Waterproof / Weatherproof Case All Weather Case (3m) AW-DC10
Power Supply & Battery Chargers Battery Charger CB-2LUE


Operating Environment 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions 90.3 x 47.0 x 18.5 mm
Weight (body only) Approx. 100g
Continuous Shooting ¹ Large/Fine LCD Monitor Off
  • All data is based on Canon standard testing methods.
  • Subject to change without notice.
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