Canon ELPH 135 overview
Canon ELPH 135 is Canon's Ultracompact digital camera first introduced on February of 2014. It houses a 16 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a maximum resolution of 4608 x 3456. The camera is also known as "IXUS 145" in other regions.
The ELPH 135 stands at #42 out of 151 in Ultracompact cameras and all round #891 out of 1436 for cameras in our collection. Remember to check out our Advanced camera filter to see camera results based on your personalized criteria.
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Canon ELPH 135 history
The Canon ELPH 135 comes with a history of related cameras. Below, you can discover all past and current models along with important specs.
Canon ELPH 135 Gallery
You can see the ELPH 135 from various angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon ELPH 135 Pros and Cons
Below is a checklist of advantages and drawbacks of the Canon ELPH 135 based on features which are usually viewed as necessary in a digital camera.
Canon ELPH 135 Sensor specifications
The Canon ELPH 135 is powered by the Digic 4+ chip. The sensor spec in the Canon ELPH 135 is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to resolve 4608 x 3456 pixels at aspect ratios of 4:3. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Digital). Sensor stabilization is more effective than digital stabilization as the latter may produce cropping.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
The CCD sensor boasts 16 megapixels and delivers a standard ISO range of 100 - 1600. Unfortunately, RAW files are not supported therefore the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The graphic underneath displays the ELPH 135's sensor dimensions compared to other popular sizes. The ELPH 135 sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is showcased in green.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
To get a sense of various aspect ratios, you should refer to the graphic below.
Canon ELPH 135 dimensions
Canon ELPH 135 weighs in at 0.28 lbs (127 grams / 4.48 ounces) and the sizing of the camera is 95mm x 54mm x 22mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.9"). The weight of normal Ultracompact camera is 121 grams so the Canon ELPH 135 is on par compared with other rivals.Unsplash partners with Institutions to bring historical archive photos
Here is a picture of the Canon ELPH 135 alongside a soft drink to help you have a sense of its scale.
The top view under will highlight the button arrangement on the ELPH 135.
Canon ELPH 135 Lens specifications
The ELPH 135 provides a fixed lens providing a focal range of 28-224mm giving it a 8.0 x zoom which isn't significant however it is likely to be very helpful in a few scenarios.
At the widest 28mm, the lens offers an aperture of f3.2 making it fairly slow and not very good in low light events and you will probably find it hard to capture good bokeh. You might also have to boost the ISO setting causing noisy images. On the tele end, 224mm comes to f6.9 which is fairly slow and you will need to apply slower shutter speeds.
Canon ELPH 135 Connectivity
The ELPH 135 has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Cameras that come with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly through smartphones. You can send files and oftentimes adjust camera settings without the hassle of connecting directly to the camera.
A few applications even stream a Liveview and click the shutter in case you aren't near the camera. If the camera boasts a HDMI out, it can be connected to an external screen. Almost all cameras enable you to recharge the battery using the USB port.
Canon ELPH 135 Video specifications
The maximum video resolution in the Canon ELPH 135 is 1280 x 720 and it can capture in H.264 file format. 720p is terrible by today's requirements. You really should target a minimum 1080p resolution for decent video. The camera doesn't feature a mic and / or headphone jack which means that you get no control over your audio. It is perhaps best to consider a different model in case you need better audio in your videos.
Canon ELPH 135 Weather Sealing
There is no weather sealing in the Canon ELPH 135 so you need to be cautious in wet or dusty situations.
Canon ELPH 135 Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon ELPH 135 is equipped with a 2.7 inch fixed display screen boasting a resolution of 230 thousand dots.
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The View Finder specs regarding Canon ELPH 135 are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
In those sunny outdoor situations which make the camera screens washed out and tricky to view, viewfinders will be particularly valuable.
Canon ELPH 135 Shutter specifications
Canon ELPH 135 has the ability to shoot continuously at 1.0 frames per second. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 seconds.
Canon ELPH 135 Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Canon ELPH 135 includes only inbuilt flash without external flash ability.
Canon ELPH 135 Autofocusing specifications
Canon ELPH 135 includes just Contrast Detect Autofocus and does not have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more faster & accurate when compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera supports Face detection which is useful for portrait photography.
It supports 9 focus points to pick from. It also comes with Tracking Autofocus for moving subjects. Canon ELPH 135 has not got manual focus. Manual focus mode is useful for low light conditions or you need more exact depth of field control.
Canon ELPH 135 Battery life
The battery (NB-11L) in the Canon ELPH 135 is made to last for 230 photos as per the CIPA standards making it about the same as its rivals. The general Ultracompact camera battery life is 214. Nikon L32 has got the highest possible (320) battery life for this category of cameras.
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Canon ELPH 135 for various kinds of photography
The following chart displays a overview of the Canon ELPH 135 for various kinds of photography. To check out more, scroll to the specific paragraph underneath.
Canon ELPH 135 as a Portrait photography camera
The Canon ELPH 135 receives a score of 36 which is subpar, and means the camera is not acceptable to use for portrait photography. Shooting portrait images favors greatly towards sensor dimension, RAW support in addition to the ability to utilize off-camera flash.
Canon ELPH 135 as a Street photography camera
With a moderate points tally of 58, the Canon ELPH 135 is relatively appropriate for street photography. A very good street photography camera has a fine balance of picture quality plus portability.
Canon ELPH 135 Sports photography details
A subpar sports photography points tally of 41 indicates the Canon ELPH 135 is not acceptable for shooting sports. A camera should have good tracking plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Canon ELPH 135
Weight is extremely important when getting a camera for travel. In general, the Canon ELPH 135 gets a above average 66 as a travelling camera which is a respectable option to take with you on your trips.
Canon ELPH 135 Landscape photography highlights
For anybody planning to buy a digital camera for landscape photographs, the most important factor will be image quality. The Canon ELPH 135 at it's subpar rating of 39 as a landscape camera is not acceptable compared to its competition.
Vlogging with Canon ELPH 135
A vlogging camera really should come with a moving screen, microphone port and ideally image stabilization. Considering all things, the Canon ELPH 135 is not acceptable for vlogging as it comes to a subpar rating of 31.
Canon ELPH 135 Alternatives
If you are in the market for alternatives to the ELPH 135, here is a selection of the top placed cameras that fall under the class of Ultracompact.
The chart just below provides you an overview of the ELPH 135 vs it's top scored rivals listed above.
Here are a handful of other cameras you may take into account as alternative options. To check out a detailed comparison, click the "compare" link.