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Canon 140

Canon 140
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Ephotozine Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
A good spec and multi award winning compact digital camera, with an Editor's Choice award from two expert review websites and 8 further awards from other expert sites
Compact 16MP 8x Yes Dec 2014
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Canon 140 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon 140 number 642 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
253 Reviews + 10 Awards
78
Features
Good Features
73
Age
3 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with 94% of buyers recommending this camera to others. This digital camera has received 10 awards including a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine plus five other sites and an "Editor's Choice" award from CNET.co.uk plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, excellent product quality and good picture quality.
The 140 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Stylish wi-fi IXUS in four colours
16.0 megapixels
8x zoom lens, 28mm wide-angle
Intelligent IS
Wi-Fi for easy sharing* and GPS via mobile
7.5 cm (3.0") purecolor II G LCD
HD movies (720p) with movie button
Smart auto (32 scenes)
Fun and creative modes
Eco mode
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

77
Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon 140 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon 140?

The Canon 140 is 95.4mm wide and 56mm tall. It is 20.6mm deep and weighs 133g.

Canon 140 front dimensions
Canon 140 size in context

Canon 140 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

10 Industry Awards

Expert review sites really like this Canon digital camera and have given it 10 awards.

The editors of six expert review sites all concluded that they would endorse this camera. This Canon camera received a "Recommended" award from Ephotozine, PhotographyBlog.com, Trusted Reviews, Camera Labs and Vido.com.ua and it received a "Recommended Product" award from Tbreak.ae.

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from both review websites CNET.co.uk and Parentesis.com, both of which decided that this camera was astonishingly good.

Two more expert review sites thought that this camera was very good. This digital camera received a "Silver" award from website Digifotopro.nl and it received a What Digital Camera "Gold" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 61 expert reviews from sites including What Digital Camera, PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com and Ephotozine the average expert rating of this camera is 72 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, people who bought this camera rated it as 89%. 110 reviewers (86% of all reviewers) gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 94% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

18 customers concluded that the Canon 140 was easy to use, three people who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was easy to use the menus and two owners thought it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Great Product Quality

34 people mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

40 owners wrote in their reviews that the product was able to produce good images and four people mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light.

Customers Report That it is Robust

17 people said in their reviews that this digital camera was well made and two people thought it was strong and durable.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 42,313 user and expert reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its cameras. 95% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

23 owners who purchased this digital camera considered that it was good value for money.

Users Report Good Video Capture

11 people who reviewed it thought it was good for video recording.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

17 people who reviewed the Canon 140 reckoned that it was compact, three customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to carry around and two owners agreed that the product was lightweight.

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Customers Report Excellent Design

Four people said in their reviews that the Canon 140 was good looking and two owners said in their reviews that it was neat.

Users Report a Good Flash

Six customers agreed that it had a good flash.

Customers Report Superior Battery Life

Three owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Technical Features

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it had good features.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

14 owners said in their reviews that it had a good screen.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

16 customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good lens, 14 owners who reviewed the product agreed that it had a good autofocus and three owners thought this digital camera had a good zoom.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Canon camera has been on the market since December 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon 140 of 16MP is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 53% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon 140's optical zoom of 8x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 60% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon 140 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 140 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon 140's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 87% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon 140 of only 0.0005s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon 140 of 3.2 is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 16% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

Cameras have weights of between 50g and 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Canon 140's weight of only 133g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 25% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon 140 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

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Features Calendar

The Canon 140 features calendar, unlike 87% of cameras which do not feature calendar.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 140 of 224mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Tripod Mount

The Canon 140 has a tripod mount, which is unusual. 73% of cameras do not have a tripod mount.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 140 features flash exposure compensation, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Canon 140 does not have a video out, although it is worth keeping in mind that 100% of cameras also do not have a video out.

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Network Ready

The Canon 140 is network ready, unlike 99% of cameras which are not network ready.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon 140's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 82% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon 140 of 6.9 is larger than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 360 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 140 supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 360. That's 92% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 140 supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon 140 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Canon 140 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon 140 supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 140 supports direct printing, which is unusual. 88% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Bigger Than Average Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of cameras is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. The Canon 140's digital zoom of 16x is in the biggest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Canon 140 of 28mm is in the longest 14% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Canon 140 has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 140 features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of digital cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon 140's display diagonal of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 32% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9144b001, 8198b007aa

Barcodes:

00013803237719, 00088022108638, 00132018240106, 00163121452971, 00172304233641, 00617407475418, 00669264508785, 00714574599168, 00714574599229, 00729907092016, 00803982820655, 04960999972275, 04960999972626, 04960999972657, 04960999972718, 08714574599151, 08714574599168, 08714574599229, 08714574599342, 08714574599496, 08714574600918, 08714574600970

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon 140

Canon 140 - Other Digital Cameras Worth Considering

Faster camera shutter speed
Lighter
A little higher megapixels
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