Summary: The Canon ELPH 110 HS / IXUS 125 HS
is, until Canon retires the 100 HS / 115 HS, one step up from the entry level model. With a 16.1 Megapixel sensor, 5x stabilised optical zoom, and 3 inch LCD screen it's a sylish and capable compact. It also has a 1080p24 best quality video mode with Super Slow motion and other effects modes.
Pros: 5x stabilised optical zoom., Smart Auto in Movie modes., Optical zoom while movie recording., Excellent image quality.
Cons: Poor battery life., Flimsy card compartment door., Flush buttons can be difficult to press., Reduced resolution on Burst mode.
Conclusion: If you are looking for a pocket camera and you are prepared to pay extra for picture quality and build quality then the Canon IXUS 125 HS is a good choice. Although it doesn’t have all the latest features like 360 degree panoramas it does an excellent job when it comes to taking pictures. It is straightforward, easy to use and will fit into just about any pocket.
Pros: Picture quality, build quality, movie features
Summary: The Canon IXUS 125 HS is a tiny little point-and-shoot camera. It’s so small that if you stick it in your pocket you may well forget it’s in there – and that’d be a great shame, as it’s a brilliantly capable snapper.
Excerpt: and is one of the smallest cameras available from Canon and would definitely fit into the category 'Ultra Compact' - being just 20mm thick. It features a wide-angle 5x optical zoom lens, 16.1 megapixel CMOS sensor and Canon's High Speed System with Full HD video.
Pros: Ultra compact 5x optical zoom camera, Handheld Night-Shot Mode, Compact metal body, Good macro performance, Bright saturated colours
Cons: Small rear buttons (d-pad and menu buttons), Lacks in camera panoramic stitching, High price compared to other cameras, High purple fringing
Excerpt: Looking for an ultra portable, largely auto everything pocket snapshot for those spur of the moment shots - but one that will possibly turn heads as you shoot? Announced alongside the Canon IXUS 500 HS at the start of the year, the typically fashion conscious IXUS 125 HS is £80 cheaper, but as far as headline resolution is concerned offers the higher pixel count of 16.1MP, as opposed to the 500’s modest 10.1MP, and from a 1/2.3-inch back-lit CMOS sensor.