Canon IXUS 285 HS 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

VIEWFINDER

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)

Footnote

¹ Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

¹ Depending on the image size selected.

¹ Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.

¹ Some settings limit availability.

¹ Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

¹ The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
² Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.

¹ Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit www.canon-europe.com/wirelesscompacts

¹ Software applications compatible with Windows 10 in Windows 10 Desktop Mode only