Canon IXUS 170 vs Nikon D300

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Canon IXUS 170
Nikon D300

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Reasons For

No data 2 Reasons For
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

3 Reasons Against
Over one year older
The Canon IXUS 170 is older than the Nikon D300 by 13 months.
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).
1 Reason Against
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Awards

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Trusted Reviews: Recommended

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Average User Rating

Date Released

25 months Ago 12 months Ago

Picture Quality

Camera Type
 compact camera
BEST
 compact camera
Megapixel
20MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Stabilizer
 Image stabilizer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Sensor Type
 CCD
BEST
 CCD
Still Image Resolution(s)
 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 Formats Supported
 JPG
BEST
 JPG
Total Megapixels
20.5MP Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Aspect Ratios
 4:3
BEST
 4:3
Image Sensor Size
 1
BEST
 1

Design

Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Lens System

Optical Zoom
12x Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Zoom
4x Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Aperture Number
7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Aperture Number
3.6 Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
300mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
25mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
4.5 - 54 Unknown - Click to provide data
Extra/Smart Zoom
24x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
9/7 Unknown - Click to provide data
Combined Zoom
48x Unknown - Click to provide data
Number of Aspheric Elements
3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
 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 (AF) Lock
 Auto Focus (AF) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
 Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Unknown - Click to provide data
Closest Focusing Distance
0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus Adjustment
 Auto
 Auto
Focus
 TTL
 TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
BEST
 Auto
 80
 100
 160
 200
 400
 800
 1600
ISO Sensitivity (max)
1,600 Unknown - Click to provide data
ISO Sensitivity (min)
100 Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
 Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
Light Metering
 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

Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
15s Unknown - Click to provide data
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
1s Unknown - Click to provide data

Flash

Flash Modes
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
 Auto
 Manual
 Flash on
 Flash off
 Red-eye reduction
 Slow synchronization
Flash Range (tele)
1 - 2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (wide)
0.5 - 4 Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Exposure Lock
 Flash exposure lock
Unknown - Click to provide data

Video

Full HD Video
 Full HD video
Unknown - Click to provide data
Maximum Video Resolution
 1280 x 720
BEST
 1280 x 720
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
BEST
 MOV
 MPEG
 MPEG4
 H.264
 AVC
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 NTSC
BEST
 PAL
 NTSC
Video Resolutions
 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 Formats Supported
 PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Compatible Memory Cards
 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
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 SDXC
 SDHC
 SD
Memory Slots
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Display

Display Diagonal
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
Touchscreen
 Touchscreen
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution (numeric)
230,000 pixels Unknown - Click to provide data

Ports & Interfaces

PictBridge
 PictBridge
Unknown - Click to provide data
AV Output
 AV output
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB Connector Type
 Mini-USB B
 Mini-USB B
HDMI
 HDMI
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

GPS (satellite)
 GPS (satellite)
Unknown - Click to provide data
White Balance
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
 Auto
 Tungsten
 Fluorescent
 Cloudy
 Daylight
 Custom modes
 Fluorescent H
Photo Effects
 Vivid
 Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
2,10 Unknown - Click to provide data
Playback Zoom (max)
10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Orientation Sensor
 Orientation sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Image Editing
 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
Brightness Adjustment
 Brightness adjustment
Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
 Snow
 Fireworks
 Portrait
Languages Support
 Multi
 Multi

Weight & Dimensions

Weight
141g Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Type
 Battery
 Battery
Battery Technology
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
BEST
 Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Type
NB-11L/ NB-11LH Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (max)
5h Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
200 shots Unknown - Click to provide data
Battery Level Indicator
 Battery level indicator
Unknown - Click to provide data

Operational Conditions

Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
10 - 90 Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 40 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

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

Certificates

Energy Star Certified
 Energy Star certified
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
Auto Focus
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
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