Canon IXUS 170 vs Nikon D300

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Canon IXUS 170
Nikon D300

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Standard delivery: £7.99

Reasons For

No data 4 Reasons For
Cheaper by £96
The Nikon D300 costs £95.70 less than the Canon IXUS 170.
5 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this digital camera.
Better expert reviews
The average expert review score of the Nikon D300 is 85%, however the average rating of the Canon IXUS 170 is 80% (based on 1 review).
Better user reviews
The average user review score of the Nikon D300 is 96%, however the average rating of the Canon IXUS 170 is 90% (based on 45 reviews).

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
£96 more expensive
The Canon IXUS 170 is more expensive than the Nikon D300 by £95.70.
Fewer sellers
Only 3 sellers sells the Canon IXUS 170, but 8 shops sell the Nikon D300. Read more
The smaller the number of retailers that stock this digital camera, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
One year older
The Canon IXUS 170 is older than the Nikon D300 by one year.
Lower expert review Score
The average expert rating of the Canon IXUS 170 is 80%, whereas the average expert rating of the Nikon D300 is 85% (based on 124 reviews).
Lower user review Score
The average user rating of the Canon IXUS 170 is 90%, whereas the average user rating of the Nikon D300 is 96% (based on 626 reviews).
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Awards

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Trusted Reviews: Recommended

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Average User Rating

Date Released

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Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel Count
20MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabiliser
 Image stabiliser
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 640 x 480
BEST
 5152 x 3864
 3648 x 2736
 640 x 480
Maximum Image Resolution
 5152 x 3864
BEST
 5152 x 3864
Image Format
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Total Megapixel Count
20.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspect Ratio
 4:3
BEST
 4:3
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour
 Silver
 Silver

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture
3.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length
25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range
4.5 - 54 Unknown - Click to provide data
Extra / Smart Zoom
24x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure
9/7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
48x Unknown - Click to provide data
Aspheric Element
3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focus
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
BEST
 continuous
 servo
 tracking
 Continuous Auto Focus
 Face detection
 Servo Auto Focus
 Tracking Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
 Auto focus lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Assist Beam
 Auto focus assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus Point
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus
 Auto
 Auto
Focus Mode
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Speed
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
BEST
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
Maximum ISO Speed
1,600 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum ISO Speed
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure Lock
 Auto exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering Mode
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
 Evaluative (Multi-pattern)
 Centre-weighted
 Spot
Light Exposure Correction
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
BEST
 ± 2EV (1/3EV step)

Shutter

Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
15s Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data

Flash

Flash Mode
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
Tele Flash Range
1 - 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range
0.5 - 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1280 x 720
JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Format
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
BEST
 1280 x 720
 640 x 480
Video Recording
 Video recording
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Microphone
 Built-in microphone
Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Format
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Memory Card
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
BEST
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slot
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Screen Size
2.7" Unknown - Click to provide data
Display
 LCD
BEST
 LCD
Vari-Angle LCD Display
 Vari-angle LCD display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Field of View
100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Touch Sensitive Screen
 Touch sensitive screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
USB Connector
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB
 Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance Mode
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
Photo Effect
 Vivid
 Vivid
Self-Timer
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Playback Zoom
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing Mode
 Resizing
 Resizing
Camera File System
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
BEST
 DPOF 1.1
 Exif 2.3
 DPOF
 Exif
Live View
 Live view
Unknown - Click to provide data
Direct Printing
 Direct printing
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Mode
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
Display Language
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Height
57.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth
22.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
99.6mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight Including Battery
141g Unknown - Click to provide data

Battery

Power Source
 Battery
 Battery
Battery
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Size
NB-11L/ NB-11LH Unknown - Click to provide data
Shot Per Battery Charge
200 shots Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Relative Humidity Operating Range
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature Range
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

AC Adapter Included
 AC adapter included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Cable
 AV
BEST
 AV
Battery Included
 Battery included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Included Battery Charger
 Included battery charger
Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Built-In Flash
 Built-in flash
Unknown - Click to provide data

Technical Details

Image Processor
 DIGIC 4+
 DIGIC 4+
Self-Timer
 Self-timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
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