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Canon Ixus 285 HS review

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A tiny camera that packs a punch, the Canon Ixus 285 HS is small enough that you can easily forget that it's there, plus it takes great photos in all types of conditions. But what is the zoom like and does the image stabilisation work well to keep things steady? We answer these questions and a whole lot more in our extensive review. Read on for the full results.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great for?
  • What's the picture quality like?
  • What's it like to use?
  • Is there anything I should watch out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

February 2016

Released

January 2016

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