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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
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Canon PowerShot SX160 is Digital Camera

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16MP 16x CCD Feb 2014
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39 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this compact camera camera. This Canon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 70% based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Pocket Lint and Chip.de.

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 287 owner reviews this camera has an average owner rating of 81 out of 100.

Good Quality Lens

A few customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS reckoned that it had a good zoom. Expert review site Gadgetspeak.com said “It offers a decent zoom and a large image size yet it is small enough to fit inside the majority of pockets” however they only gave this digital camera a rating of 3 stars. Three years ago Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “In August of 2012 Canon announced two new SX-series PowerShot cameras, both of which boast powerful Canon Zoom lenses” in their review. Steves-Digicams.com also said “By Eric Butterfield The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS occupies the middle ground of super zoom cameras”.

One Canon PowerShot SX160 IS owner who purchased it said that it had a good lens.

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Reasonably Priced

Several customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Photographyblog.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX160 IS review four years ago “The brand new Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is one of the more affordable travel-zoom cameras on the market”. Three years ago Pocket-Lint.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot SX160 IS review on Pocket Lint “This budget compact not only has price on its side.”. Pocket-Lint.com also wrote “It's a case of the low price point stretching far enough to make this Canon a worthy consideration”.

One Canon PowerShot SX160 IS reviewer concluded that it was cheap. Cnet.com wrote on expert website CNET.com “The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is a good, inexpensive travel-zoom option for those wanting more control over results or who are just getting into photography” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS and gave the product a rating of 70 out of 100.

One Canon PowerShot SX160 IS reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Consumersearch.com said “The Canon offers the best deal around” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS.

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Good Support

Several Canon PowerShot SX160 IS reviewers who purchased this digital camera thought it had good technical guidance. Cnet.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera on expert website CNET.co.uk “High resolution plus a good range of manual controls”. Three years ago expert website Consumersearch.com wrote “Even full manual controls” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com said in their Canon PowerShot SX160 IS review also three years ago “Outfitted with a powerful 16X optical zoom and full manual controls” .

Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Canon has good average reviews for its compact camera digital cameras as well as across its entire digital camera range compared to other brands.

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Good Technical Features

Two Canon PowerShot SX160 IS owners who reviewed the product thought it had good features. Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert review site Steve's Digicams three years ago “What we have here is the slightly more affordable SX160 IS, which features many of the same features as the SX500 IS, namely a 16-meg” in their review. Expert website Digit.in mentioned “The Canon Powershot SX160 IS is a camera that comes from line of cameras that have historically and very delicately balanced the price, feature set and overall performance”.

Nice Design

One person who bought the product thought it was good looking. Four years ago expert website Cnet.co.uk said in their review of the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS “In this review Headline specs Stills photography tests Still-life test Video test Conclusion There's nothing radical about the appearance of the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS” but they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Good Quality Pictures

Two customers who purchased this digital camera concluded that it was able to produce good images. Expert website Consumersearch.com said “An impressive 16x zoom lens, decent photos and videos” in their review. One Canon PowerShot SX160 IS reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS had a good picture resolution.

Good Video Capture

One person concluded that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Good Size

A number of Canon PowerShot SX160 IS owners who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was compact. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk four years ago “It's a competent, no-nonsense compact with a fairly large plastic body, although” in their review but in spite of that they scored it 60 out of 100. Pocket-Lint.com wrote on expert website Pocket Lint “Often that would put a Canon compact camera out of the purchase picture.”.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use. Expert review site Consumersearch.com mentioned “Simple to use” in their review of this digital camera.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most frequently found sensor type on comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including because of it's better review score, the GE J1455[plb_1773004_price].

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Fairly Large Screen Size

The average screen size of cameras of this age and type is 2.8". The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite large screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

Alternative 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Samsung WB800F[plb_1585459_price], or the Canon PowerShot S110[plb_1462073_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera screen size is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Nikon Coolpix P520[plb_2085254_price] (3.2" and higher rated), or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5" and higher rated).

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is typical of many digital cameras of this type and age. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

Alternative digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available which you might also want to consider include the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S6800[plb_2118627_price] which has better reviews.

If the memory card type of this digital camera is not good enough for you then you might also want to look at the Sony DSC-WX350[plb_2163795_price] (MicroSD (TransFlash)|MicroSDHC|MicroSDXC|MS Duo|MS Micro (M2)|MS PRO Duo|MS PRO Duo HS|MS Pro-HG Duo|MS XC-HG Duo|SD|SDHC|SDXC) which also has a higher rating.

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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX160 IS also support video recording.

We compared this camera to all the other cameras which support video recording and we think because of it's better review score, the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], and the Samsung WB800F[plb_1585459_price] is also worth considering.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

At 16 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite big optical zoom compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS. The smallest optical zoom of cameras of this age and type is 2.7x and the biggest is 63x.

If you would prefer a bigger optical zoom then you might also want to look at the WB250F[pl_1585457_price] (18x and higher rated), the WB150F[pl_2060742_price] (18x and higher rated), or the WB150[pl_1682907_price] (18x and higher rated) all from Samsung.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other digital cameras of this age and type, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has an image stabiliser.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras with an image stabiliser currently available including the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FS40[plb_1786919_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

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The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

There are a number of alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available which you might also want to look at including the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price] which has better reviews.

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Electronic Camera Shutter

This digital camera has an Electronic camera shutter, which is the most commonly found camera shutter on digital cameras of this age and type.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The average closest focusing distance of cameras of this age and spec is 0.27m. At only 0.01 meters, the PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot SX160 IS.

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Two Supported Batteries

The PowerShot SX160 IS is a two supported battery digital camera. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago have between one and three supported batteries.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats PCM are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Has Six Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most commonly found photo effect found on cameras of this type and age. The photo effects "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX160 IS has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. This Canon camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this digital camera have still image resolutions of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 3264 x 2176, 3264 x 2448, 3456 x 3456 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The best still image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Fairly Long Maximum Battery Life

The average maximum battery life of cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot SX160 IS is 25h. At 10 hours, the PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite long maximum battery life compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS.

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±2EV (1/2, 1/3 EV Step) Flash Exposure Correction

This digital camera has a ±2EV (1/2| 1/3 EV step) flash exposure correction, which is the most commonly found flash exposure correction on similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years.

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Fairly High Maximum Playback Zoom

Across all the digital cameras of this age and type the maximum playback zooms range from 1x to 16x. At 10 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite high maximum playback zoom compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS.

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Has One Image Editing Mode

The PowerShot SX160 IS has a greater number of image editing modes than most similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. The most frequently found image editing mode is Resizing, but this image editing mode is not found on this camera. The image editing modes Rotating are also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Focal Length

The shortest maximum focal length of similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS is 0.28mm, the longest is 1,800mm, and the average maximum focal length is 250mm. The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has one of the longer maximum focal lengths (448 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

Similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS have combined zoom of between 3x and 1,600x, and the average combined zoom is 50x. The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has one of the bigger combined zoom (64 times zoom factor) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by digital cameras of this age and spec. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this Canon camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

Across all the cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX160 IS the maximum camera shutter speeds range from 0.0005s to 250s. The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a fairly long maximum camera shutter speed (15 seconds) compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot SX160 IS.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot SX160 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS video resolutions range from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Features Three Auto Focus

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Features Three Light Metering Modes

The number of light metering modes featured on the PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most commonly featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot SX160 IS. The light metering modes "Evaluative (Multi-pattern)" and "Spot" are also featured on this camera.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

At only 0.0005 seconds, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot SX160 IS. The average flash sync-speed of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX160 IS is 0.72s, and the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0005s to 10s.

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18 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS does not support Full HD video, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX160 IS also do not support Full HD video.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a Full HD video and we think the Fujifilm FinePix X10[plb_1150_price], or the Nikon Coolpix S9500[plb_1721861_price] is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot SX160 IS does not support WiFi connectivity, although keep in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

We compared this camera to all the other digital cameras with a WiFi connectivity and we think the Canon IXUS 240 HS[plb_408112_price], or the Samsung Galaxy Camera EK-GC110[plb_2083466_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX160 IS, the PowerShot SX160 IS is not 3D compatible.

Digital cameras which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS[plb_66875_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ30[plb_1847857_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The PowerShot SX160 IS does not have a GPS, although this is within the context that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS also do not have a GPS.

It is worth considering alternative cameras which also have a GPS including the Samsung Galaxy Camera 2[plb_2711451_price], the Canon IXUS 140[plb_1561326_price], or the Sony DSC-HX400V[plb_2297093_price].

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Not Waterproof

The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age are also not waterproof.

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Heavy

With a weight of 291 grams, the PowerShot SX160 IS is fairly heavy compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The weights of digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot SX160 IS range from 20g to 710g, and the average weight is 170g.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The PowerShot SX160 IS has a fairly small digital zoom (only 4 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX160 IS. The average digital zoom of compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot SX160 IS is 12x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung WB850F[plb_1413690_price].

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the GE G5WP[plb_1772971_price] (4.5x).

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Only 140 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot SX160 IS take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge, including the PowerShot SX160 IS which takes 140 shots per battery charge.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The PowerShot SX160 IS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX160 IS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Only Has Five Shooting Modes

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This Canon digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot SX160 IS. The shooting modes "Aperture priority", "Manual", "Movie" and "Program" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

The lowest maximum ISO speed of similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS is 200, the highest is 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 4,500. The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a fairly low maximum ISO speed (only 1,600) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS.

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Only One Aspheric Element

The PowerShot SX160 IS is a one aspheric element camera. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot SX160 IS have between 1 and 14 aspheric elements.

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Only Has Three Playback Modes

The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a greater number of camera playback modes than most compact camera digital cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most commonly found playback mode found on similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SX160 IS. The playback modes "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is more than most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this digital camera.

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Thick

With a depth of 44.1 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS is quite thick compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec. The thinnest comparable spec camera that was released around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS is 4mm deep and the thickest is 2,200mm.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

With a minimum ISO speed of 100, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a quite big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS. The minimum ISO speed of similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS range from 10 to 1,600.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length

The minimum focal lengths of compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS range from 5mm to 120mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm. The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (28 millimeters) amongst digital cameras of this age.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture

Compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS have minimum apertures of between 1.3 and 6.6. At 3.5, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a fairly large minimum aperture compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when this camera was released.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a fairly typical megapixel count compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SX160 IS.

Alternative 16MP cameras currently available which you might want to look at include the IXUS 140[pl_1561326_price], or the Powershot A3500 IS[pl_1476759_price] both from Canon which has better reviews.

Digital cameras with a higher megapixel count that might be worth considering include the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TS5[plb_1900903_price] (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Stabilizer
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Extra / Smart Zoom
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Camera Shutter
Flash
Flash Mode
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
HDMI Port
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Self-Timer
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Orientation Sensor
Camera File System
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Operating System/software
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Technical Details
Networking
Certificates
Other Features
Special Features

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Expert Reviews

(18)
1 August 2013

For around $150, you can't do better than the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS. It's not perfect -- at this price, no camera is -- but the Canon offers the best deal around: an impressive 16x zoom lens,...

21 June 2013

But wait! Before you sneak a Nikon D800E into your baby's basket of toys, you'll need to consider choking hazards and the fact that some children are a lot more careful (read: girls) than others... Read more…

6 March 2013

This is a camera that a proportion of the users will love as it uses ?AA? batteries. It looks almost basic in its design however it offers a decent zoom and a large image size yet it is small... Read more…

1 March 2013

By Eric Butterfield The Canon PowerShot SX160 IS occupies the middle ground of super zoom cameras. Outfitted with a powerful 16X optical zoom and full manual controls, it is aimed at the aspiring...

4 January 2013

A wide-ranging zoom is the SX160 IS's high point, as otherwise the camera is let down by a poor LCD screen and disappointing pictures. It's a case of the low price point stretching far enough to...

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User Reviews

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Reviewed 10 December 2013 by BigdogBrian
BigdogBrian would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Verified Purchase)

I'm not a camera guy by any means. I like a good photo as much as anyone but I'm not gonna spend $500 on a camera for as little as i use one. However this little camera takes some nice shots. I... Read more…

Reviewed 24 September 2013 by 28cwan
28cwan would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Verified Purchase)

Ok first off I have read people down grade this camera because of battery life and true if you try and use regular alkaline batteries you will not like it, but with rechargeable nihm batteries are... Read more…

Reviewed 10 December 2013 by Tonymarie
Tonymarie would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Verified Purchase)

I will give this camera 5 stars, I have owned over the years the previous models sx120 and sx130 and never any issues with them and when I saw this newer model camera on Black Friday going on sale... Read more…

Reviewed 26 August 2013 by MightyElRondo
MightyElRondo would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Verified Purchase)

Not much to say here, but I upgraded to this one from a Samsung Digimax D53 (Google it if you wish), and it's a world of difference. Some of the stuff takes getting used to, but this thing has a... Read more…

Reviewed 14 December 2013 by 2slickful
2slickful would recommend the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Verified Purchase)

I've only had it in use a couple of times and I'm pleased overall. The photo's and video I've recorded so far has all been with Auto settings. The pro's: 1. Feels good in my hands, not too large,... Read more…

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 6354b0007, 6354b001aa, sx160isblack, meta 6801b001, canon 6801b001, canon 6354b001, pshotsx160iszil, pshotsx160iszwa
Barcodes 00013803157215, 00013803157239, 00138031572392, 00714574586373, 00714574586441, 04960999914305, 04960999914336, 08714574586373, 08714574586403, 08714574586441, 08714574600765

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