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Canon PowerShot 115: Review

The Canon PowerShot 115 is one of the new cameras features Canon HS System that allows you to take perfect photos even in low-light conditions. The camera sensor is a 1/2.3 type CMOS backlit with an effective pixel count of 12.1-million.

Among other features of the Canon PowerShot 115, we find the optical zoom and a 4x optical image stabilizer as well as a PureColor II G LCD display with a diagonal of 3″ equal to 7.6 cm. The camera is able to shoot Full HD movie with Dynamic IS.

Canon PowerShot 115: Design

The Canon PowerShot 115 is one of the new Canon compact cameras placed in the market a few days. The design is the most classic line PowerShot and presents a camera body extremely elegant (and also robust enough) coated with a thin stainless steel. The camera is very stylish and functional, thanks to its small size and is available in three different colors: blue, gray and anthracite gray. The Canon PowerShot 115 occurs on the back to the camera body a great PureColor LCD II G 3.0 inches.

Canon PowerShot 115: Features and Functionality

The new Canon PowerShot 115 is a camera that offers a beautiful and handsome combination of performance and the most classic PowerShot design with a thin metal body. The services offered by HS System for low-light conditions allows you to capture the real atmosphere at the moment without using flash and tripod.

DIGIC 4 also delivers excellent image processing capabilities that, combined with a 12.1 MP sensor with high sensitivity, enable you to get the photos up to the mark. The camera uses a wide-angle lens Canon 28mm extremely flexible and allows you to include several elements in the frame, from large landscapes to indoor party pictures.

On the back to the camera is placed a PureColore II G LCD 7.6 cm (3.0 ” ) covered the tempered glass and is therefore, resistant and extremely durable, providing excellent contrast allowing you to frame and review images quickly and accurately from any angle.

The camera also offers the ability to shoot movies in Full HD (1080p) at 24 fps.Dynamic IS can ensure maximum stability of the video shot, allowing the user to obtain flicker-free video. Very interesting is the presence of an HDMI with CEC which allows direct connection to the device to an HD TV.

Canon PowerShot 115
Canon PowerShot 115

At the level of customization, we find that the Smart Car, fully automatically, allows the camera to detect the ideal scene between the 32 available, then the camera will select and use entirely autonomously the best settings for every photo.

Among the many options of the Canon PowerShot 115 is definitely important to mention the high-speed burst that allows you to take action photos faster with high-speed burst mode that also allows you to capture up to about 8.2 shots / second with a resolution of 3 MP or decrease movement up to 1/8 of real speed using Super Slow Motion Movie mode.

The option Movie Digest captures up to 4 seconds of action before each photo, allowing the user to combine all the clips shot on the same day into a single VGA movie to add to your photo collection. Very useful and extremely functional creative ways that the user the freedom to experiment.

Among these methods are the Fish-eye Effect (recreates the distortion of a fish-eye lens), the Miniature Effect (transforms landscapes into scale models in photos and movies) and Toy Camera effect, which will give our photos of the historic atmosphere (very funny).


The Canon PowerShot 115 is a great compact camera from the camera body in extremely stylish and durable stainless steel available in 3 different colors. The technical features are good and in line with the PowerShot series camera.

Very fun and functional creative effects available with merit Toy Camera effect that many users probably have fun. Excellent also the presence of HDMI with CEC which is not supplied (downside). Very interesting is the availability of the optional waterproof cases that will allow the use on the camera up to 3 meters deep or up to 40 meters deep.

Where to Buy Canon PowerShot 115

Canon PowerShot ELPH 115 is 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 8X Optical Zoom with a 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and 720p HD Video Recording (Black)
  • 16.0 MP sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • 8x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens with Digital IS to reduce camera shake
  • Smart AUTO with 32 predefined shooting modes
  • 720p HD video recording with a dedicated movie button
  • New ECO Mode to reduce power consumption
Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : LCD covered in tempered glass, stainless steel body; Dynamic stabilizer, Optical Image Stabilizer, HS system; burst; 4x Optical Zoom, Super Slow Motion Movie.

CONS : Battery Pack, No HDMI cable.

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