Canon IXUS 132: Featuring a 16MP Image Sensor and 8X Optical Zoom, under 8K
Canon has developed the IXUS 132 for the pixel peepers on a budget. This affordable point and shoot camera is priced at 7,495INR and can be purchased from the leading online retail stores in silver color. Here is how the detailed specs sheet associated with the same looks like:
The IXUS 132 sports a 16MP image sensor that offers maximum image resolution of 4608x3456 pixels. Other resolutions are supported as well with the lowest being 640x480 pixels. The CCD image sensor boasts of a 1/ 2.3 inch layout. In terms of ISO sensitivity, the IXUS 132 offers an extensive range of 100-1600, especially suited towards low-light shooting conditions. The IXUS 132 also features the Auto ISO mode for better clicks. The IXUS 132 is powered by the DIGIC 4 image processing engine that is based on the iSAPS technology. The extremely AF system offers 9 points to rely upon besides the Servo AF and AE mode. The intelligent IS movie button adds to the utility of the same. The IXUS 132 offers a wider picture angle of 28mm besides the macro mode range of 1cm-50cm. 3 metering modes are also supported by the promising gadget, namely Evaluative, Spot and Center. The IXUS 132 features several white balancing modes like tungsten, fluorescent and many more. Multilingual support is rendered to the same, for up to 30 languages.
Focus and Optics
The IXUS 132 offers the Canon Zoom lens that is supported by the primary color filter. The TTL focus is another exciting attribute associated with the same. The IXUS 132 offers an equivalent focal range of 28-224mm. In terms of zooming limit, the IXUS 132 supports 8X optical zoom and 4X digital zoom. The IXUS 132 supports built-in flash besides several featured modes like auto, manual and slow sync. The offered flash range for the same is 0.5-3.0m for wide-angel shooting and 1.3-1.5m for the telephoto. The IXUS 132 supports red-eye reduction besides the lens aperture range of F3.2-F6.9. Burst shooting is also supported by the IXUS 132 at 0.8 frames per second.
The IXUS 132 offers a 2.7 inch screen with 230K dots as the display resolution. The TFT LCD monitor supports multiple aspect ratios in 4:3, 16:9, 1:1 and the standard 3:2. In terms of video display resolution, the IXUS 132 supports 1280x720 pixels and that too at 25 frames per second.
Photography and Videography
The IXUS 132 supports face detection in addition to the multiple shooting modes like smart auto, smart shutter and many more. In terms of image formats, the IXUS 132 supports JPEG, DCF and EXIF 2.3. HD movies can be recorded by the IXUS 132. MOV and H.264 are the supported video formats.
Connectivity and Storage
The IXUS 132 supports Hi-Speed USB besides the PictBridge support. SD, SDHC and SDXC digital cards are supported for expanding the internal storage limit.
Build and Battery
The IXUS 132 weighs 133g and is powered by the lithium battery.