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Canon IXUS 125 HS Digital Camera - Blue



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Inside a slim, stylish metal body the IXUS 125 HS packs a host of helpful features - so taking great shots is a breeze, even in low light. Face ID prioritises friends and Full HD movies add to the fun.

Beautiful slim metal body with 24mm, 5x zoom
The IXUS 125 HS has a beautiful slim, metal body that's small enough to take everywhere. Fit more in the frame for great group shots and panoramic landscapes with 24mm ultra-wide-angle and use the 5x optical zoom (up to 10x with ZoomPlus) to get close to distant objects.

HS System: 16.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
HS System excels in low light so you can capture the real atmosphere of the moment without flash or tripod. Advanced DIGIC 5 processing and a high-sensitivity 16.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor give exceptional image quality in all situations.

Intelligent IS
Intelligent IS automatically adjusts the optical Image Stabilizer to the scene from 7 modes - counteracting movement to prevent blur and delivering sharp and detailed photos and videos at full zoom and in low light.

7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
A large, high quality 460k dot LCD screen with excellent visibility allows easy framing and reviewing of images from any angle plus effortless menu navigation. A tempered glass outer layer gives extra durability.

Full HD movies
Record superb Full HD (1080p) movies at 24fps with optical zoom. Intelligent IS keeps footage steady while filming, even at full zoom. An HDMI connection ensures loss-less playback on an HDTV.

Smart Auto (58 scenes)
Effortlessly shoot great photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and selects perfect settings from 58 variables (21 in movies). It also works with faces stored in Face ID and adapts shooting according to registered age - for example turning off flash and sounds when a sleeping baby is detected.

Face ID
Face ID lets you register up to 12 faces of family and friends, so they are automatically the focusing priority in every shot, and tags images with their names so they are easy to find in playback.

High-speed shooting
Use High-speed Burst to capture non-stop, fast-paced action or slow things down with Super Slow Motion Movie. Handheld Night Scene combines a sequence of high-speed shots into one file to capture nightscapes without a tripod.

Movie Digest (720p)
Movie Digest records 4 seconds of video before each photo is shot and then joins all the recorded short clips into a bonus HD (720p) movie.

Highlights of the Canon IXUS 125 HS Digital Camera - Blue

  • Beautiful slim metal body with 24mm, 5x zoom
  • HS System: 16.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
  • Intelligent IS
  • 7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
  • Full HD movies
  • Smart Auto (58 scenes)
  • Face ID
  • High-speed shooting
  • Movie Digest (720p)
  • Optional waterproof case



Product Description
Canon IXUS 125 HS - digital camera
Product Type
Digital camera - compact
Image Processor
Sensor Resolution
16.1 Megapixel
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Lens System
5 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 21.5 mm - f/2.7-5.9
Focus Adjustment
Digital Zoom
4 x
Image Stabiliser
Camera Flash
Built-in flash
LCD display - 3"
Supported Battery
1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
Interfaces Provided
Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7
Dimensions (WxDxH)
9.3 cm x 2 cm x 5.7 cm
135 g



Product Type
Digital camera - compact
Enclosure Colour
Sensor Resolution
16.1 Megapixel
Optical Sensor Type
Effective Sensor Resolution
16,100,000 pixels
Optical Sensor Size
ISO (Max)
Optical Zoom
5 x
Digital Zoom
4 x
Image Processor
Image Stabiliser
Face Detection
Print Standard
Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
Auto Focus
TTL contrast detection
Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
AE/AF Control
Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
Digital Video Format
H.264, MOV, iFrame
Image Recording Format
Max Video Resolution
1920 x 1080
Interfaces Provided
Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0

Exposure & White Balance

Light Sensitivity
ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 1600, ISO 3200, ISO auto
Exposure Metering
Evaluative, centre-weighted, spot
Exposure Modes
Programme, automatic
Shooting Programs
Portrait mode, slow shutter, stitch assist, low light, Underwater, snow, handheld night shot, smart shutter, movie digest
Special Effects
Black & White, Sepia, Neutral, Vivid, Custom Effect, fisheye, soft focus, monochrome, Colour Accent, Colour Swap, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Green, vivid blue, Vivid Red, miniature, Toy camera, Posterisation, Super Vivid
White Balance
Custom, automatic, presets
White Balance Presets
Fluorescent, cloudy, tungsten light, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white)
Max Shutter Speed
1/2000 sec
Min Shutter Speed
15 sec
Exposure Compensation
±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

5 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 21.5 mm - f/2.7-5.9
Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
24 - 120mm
Focus Adjustment
Macro Focus Range
Zoom Adjustment
Motorised drive
Lens Construction
5 groups / 6 elements
Built-in lens shield, aspherical lens, UA lens

Camera Flash

Camera Flash
Built-in flash
Flash Modes
Fill-in mode, slow synchro, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction
AF illuminator
Effective Flash Range
0.5 m - 3.5 m

Additional Features

Continuous Shooting Speed
2 frames per second, 5.8 frames per second (4MPix)
Self Timer Delay
10 sec, 2sec
Additional Features
RGB primary colour filter, camera orientation detection, histogram display, AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, Scene Detection Technology, in-camera red-eye fix, digital tele-converter, safety zoom, Smile Detection technology, Smart Flash Exposure, HS System


3" LCD display
461,000 pixels
Display Form Factor
Display Features
Display brightness control


Microphone Operation Mode


Connector Type
1 x USB 2.0 , 1 x composite video/audio output , 1 x HDMI output


Drivers & Utilities, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Canon ImageBrowser EX


Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Included Accessories
Battery charger, USB cable, wrist strap
Body Material


Battery Type
Canon NB-11L
1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
Battery Life Details
Photo shooting - 170 shots , Playback - 3 hours

Memory / Storage

Supported Memory Cards
SD Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
Image Storage
JPEG 4608 x 3456 , JPEG 4608 x 2592 , JPEG 4608 x 3072 , JPEG 3264 x 2448 , JPEG 3264 x 1832 , JPEG 3264 x 2176 , JPEG 1920 x 1080 , JPEG 1600 x 1200 , JPEG 1600 x 1064 , JPEG 640 x 480 , JPEG 640 x 360 , JPEG 640 x 424 , JPEG 3456 x 3456 , JPEG 2448 x 2448 , JPEG 1200 x 1200 , JPEG 480 x 480
Video Capture
MOV - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps , MOV - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps , MOV - 640 x 480 - 30 fps , MOV - 640 x 480 - 120 fps , MOV - 320 x 240 - 240 fps

Dimensions & Weight

9.3 cm
2 cm
5.7 cm
135 g

Environmental Parameters

Min Operating Temperature
0 °C
Max Operating Temperature
40 °C

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