Canon IXUS 180 Black Digital Camera

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Snap and share to start your journey. With a slim new design and impressive 10x zoom, the IXUS 180 is the perfect everyday companion for those candid snaps. With a 20.0 MP CCD sensor and DIG!C 4+ imaging processor you can capture those magic moments even in low light. Share your images to your favourite social networks with inbuilt Wi-Fi and NFC. Pop the IXUS 180 in your bag for the perfect shot every time!


Smart Auto

Smart Auto automatically detects scenes by assessing various factors in both the background and subject, providing a simple way to get high quality images in all situations. Detected scenes are analysed using a variety of presents that allow the camera to choose optimal settings to ensure the best possible image capture, whether shooting stills or video.


Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC technology helps provide on-the-go convenience when you want to share your photos and videos with friends, family and the whole world. Easily post your images to social networking and media sites - Facebook®, Twitter®, YouTube™, Flickr®, and Google Drive™ - through CANON iMAGE GATEWAY directly from your IXUS180 camera, or save them to the online photo album to share anytime, anywhere. The camera can also connect directly to both compatible iOS® and Android™ devices, and upload images via the free Canon Camera Connect app without a computer.

Quality Images

The high quality CCD sensor is more sensitive to light than ever before, making capturing photos in low light an issue of the past. Images taken on this camera turn out brighter and sharper.

Zoom Function

The 10x optical zoom allows you to cover the daily shooting range, reaching 240mm equivalent at the telephoto end. The 24mm wide-angle lens enables you to capture more in your frame.

Full HD Movies

Bring your memories to life as you experience your videos on Full High Definition. The high quality resolution and MP4 audio recording will make your audience feel like they were there with you all along.

Image Stabilization

The latest advancement in Canon Optical Image Stabilization technology, Intelligent IS automatically analyses camera movement and applies the best image stabilisation method for the shooting situation. This feature works when shooting still shots as well as video. With Intelligent IS, you can concentrate on image capture, letting the camera make the most effective IS settings to prevent blur.

Detailed Specifications

Image Sensor

1/2.3 type CCD
Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.0M (8)
Effective / Total Pixels
Approx. 20.5M
Colour Filter Type
Primary Colour

Image Processor

DIGIC 4+ with iSAPS technology


Focal Length
4.3 – 43.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24 – 240 mm)
Optical 10xZoomPlus 20xDigital approx. 4xCombined approx. 40x (1)
Maximum f/number
f/3.0 – f/6.9
9 elements in 7 groups (1 double-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation
Yes (lens shift-type), approx. 2.5-stop (7). Intelligent IS plus Enhanced Dynamic IS


AF System/ Points
AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes
Single, Continuous (Auto mode only), Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF (4)
AF Assist Beam
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, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600


1 – 1/2000 s (factory default) 15 – 1/2000 s (total range – varies by shooting mode)

White Balance

Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Colour Matrix


LCD Monitor

6.8 cm (2.7") LCD (TFT), approx. 230,000 dots
Approx. 100%
Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD


Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed
Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 s
Red-Eye Reduction
Flash Exposure Compensation
Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Built-in Flash Range
50 cm – 4.0 m (W) / 1.0 – 2.0 m (T)
External Flash
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2


Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, FaceSelf-Timer, 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
Drive modes
Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 0.8 shots/s Low Light Mode (5.0 MP): Approx. 2.2 shots/s (all speeds are until memory card becomes full) (2) (3)

Recording Pixels / Compression

Image Size
4:3 - (L) 5152 x 3864, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 5152 x 2896 Resize option available in playback
(HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 29.97 fps Miniature Effect (HD) 5 fps, 2.5 fps, 1.25 fps Miniature Effect (L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Movie Length
(HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min 59 s (5) (L) up to 4 GB or 1 hour (3)

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
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
Yes (via USB or Wireless LAN)

Other Features

GPS via mobile (via Canon Camera Connect app with compatible smart devices)
Red-Eye Correction
Intelligent Orientation Sensor
Yes, with Auto Rotate
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


Hi-Speed USB composite connector (Mini-B compatible)
A/V output, composite connector (PAL/NTSC)
Wi-Fi (IEEE802.11b/g/n), (2.4 GHz only), with Dynamic NFC support (6)

Memory Card


Supported Operating System

PC & Macintosh
Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1 [18]Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11For Wi-Fi connection to a PC:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10For Image Transfer Utility:Windows 10 / 8.1 / 8 / 7 SP1Mac OS X 10.9 / 10.10 / 10.11


CameraWindow DC Map Utility Image Transfer Utility Camera Connect app available on iOS and Android devices

Power Source

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L / NB-11LH (NB-11L battery and charger supplied)
Battery life
Approx. 190 shots Eco Mode: Approx. 245 shots Playback Mode: Approx. 240 min


Cases / Straps
Soft Case DCC-1320 Soft Case DCC-1370
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Power Supply & Battery Chargers
Battery Charger CB-2LFE / CB-2LDE Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L/ NB-11LH
Canon AV Cable AVC-DC400 Interface cable IFC-400PCU

Physical Specifications

Operating Environment
0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD)
95.3 x 56.8 x 23.6 mm
Approx. 138 g (including battery and memory card)


IXUS 180
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.Subject to change without notice.(1) Depending on the image size selected.(2) Under conditions where the flash does not fire.(3) Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.(4) Some settings limit availability.(5) 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.(6) Wi-Fi use may be restricted in certain countries or regions. Wi-Fi support varies by device and region. For more information visit Values at maximum optical focal length. Cameras whose focal length exceeds 350 mm (35 mm equivalent) are measured at 350 mm.(8) Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

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