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Canon 140 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 8x Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Reasonably priced
Good size
29 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The experts at review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Vido.com.ua both said that concluded that they would recommend this medium megapixel camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

Fourteen experts from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar have rated this Canon camera on average 69%.

Owner Reviews Are Good

On average, 140 owners rated this camera 88%. Over 90% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

Excellent Brand

Based on 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,378 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Reasonably Priced

Three owners who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Techmagnifier.com said four years ago “With Wireless connectivity feature, IXUS 140 proves to be a perfect deal for users who love sharing their pictures on Social Networking Sites instantly” in their review of this digital camera. Joggle.com mentioned “Great price - great item” in their review of this digital camera. Joggle.com also mentioned “It is a camera worth buying - a small price for a great working machine” in their review.

One customer who reviewed it reckoned that it was expensive. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a score of 7 stars and mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Suffers in comparison to its slightly more expensive sibling”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers said in their reviews that it had good features. Ephotozine.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Ephotozine “The Canon IXUS 140 is a digital camera which features built-in Wi-Fi, allowing you to transfer images to iOS” and gave it a rating of 6 stars. James said “Very good quality and features at a competitive price” in his review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a rating of 7 stars.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was good in terms of connectivity. Photographyblog.com mentioned on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The 16 megapixel Canon 140 offers built-in wi-fi connectivity” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 6 stars.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer considered that the Canon 140 had a good screen. James wrote on Amazon “Excellent, really good camera with large display”.

Good Video Capture

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good for video recording.

Good Quality Lens

Two people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it had a good zoom. Ephotozine.com mentioned on Ephotozine “It also has an 8x optical zoom lens and 16 megapixel sensor, avail” in their review of the Canon 140 and rated it 73.184115902668 out of 100. David wrote in his Canon 140 review on Amazon “The 8x optical zoom is a bonus that my older camera did not have pleased with the camera, no better quality than my previous 14 mega pixel camera.”.

One owner wrote that the product had a good lens. Patricia Baber wrote in his review of this digital camera on Amazon “Very good telephoto lens and sharp focusing”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Seven people thought it was able to produce good images. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “The Canon IXUS 140 is geared for the user who likes to take pictures to share on the web via Facebook etc” in their review of the Canon 140 and scored it 6 stars. David mentioned “This camera was bought to replace an older canon camera, takes decent pictures and videos” and gave it a score of 7 stars.


Design

Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed the product agreed that it was easy to use. Deirdre mentioned on Amazon four years ago “I find the camera easy to use with good quality images” in her review of the Canon 140. Hayho scored this digital camera 8 stars and mentioned on Amazon “Easy to use feels good in the hand” in their review of the Canon 140.

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was comfortable and easy to hold. Digit.in wrote in their review of this digital camera “The IXUS 140 HS does seem to hold promise, especially seeing just how”.

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Robust

One person who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Camera Labs “The earlier 2012 IXUS / ELPH range was exclusively built around Canon's High sensitivity ba”.

One customer who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it was strong and durable. Techradar.com said in their review of this digital camera “Budget point-and-shoot cameras are facing tough times from the ever increasing abilities of smartphone cameras.”.

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Nice Design

One owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was good looking.

Good Product Quality

Six people thought the product was good quality. Expertreviews.co.uk wrote “The Canon Ixus 255 HS is our favourite – it also happens to offer the best image quality we’ve ever seen from an ultra-compact camera” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Digit.in scored it 7 stars and wrote in their review of the Canon 140 “It feels rather good quality”. Ephotozine.com said on expert review site Ephotozine “Image quality is good, with fantastic colour reproduction, so your pictures will look fabulous on the internet”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Four years ago Cameralabs.com said on expert website Camera Labs “Canon IXUS 140 / ELPH 130 IS review The Canon IXUS 140 / ELPH 130 IS is a 16 Megapixel point-and-shoot compact with an 8x optical zoom”. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar “If there's any compact camera that can still cut it in this cut-throat sector”.

One person who reviewed it thought it was thin. Expert review site Techmagnifier.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera four years ago “Amongst them, Canon IXUS 140 got its admission and we got a chance to put our hands on this super slim” and rated it 6 stars.

One person who bought it considered that it was easy to carry around. Three years ago Patricia Baber wrote “Very light and easy to carry”.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 133 grams, the Canon 140 has a relatively average weight compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the 140.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years is 2.9". The Canon 140 has a quite large display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 3" screen digital cameras currently available including the Sony NEX-3NL (£293.90) which has better reviews.

If this digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Df (£2,039) (3.2"), the D4 (£4,225) (3.2"), or the D4S (£3,379.99) (3.2") all from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Very Wide Field of View

The average field of view of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera is 99%. With a field of view of 100 percent, the Canon 140 has a very wide field of view compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon 140 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

There are a number of other digital cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung 200, or the Panasonic DMC-GX7 + G VARIO 14-42mm.

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Network Ready

The Canon 140 is network ready, unlike most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera which are not network ready.

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Lens System

Quite Big Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 16 times zoom factor, the Canon 140 has one of the bigger digital zooms amongst cameras of this age. Medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera have digital zooms of between 1x and 120x, and the average digital zoom is 6.6x.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the Canon 140 has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

Digital cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the Olympus VR-340 (£75.99) (10x) which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera is 26mm, and the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 4.5mm to 40mm. At 28 millimeters, the Canon 140 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon 140 supports video capability. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also support video capability.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other cameras which support video capability currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic DMC-FT2.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon 140 has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera also have a built-in flash.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon J3 + 11 - 27.5mm.

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Does Not Have a Video Out

The Canon 140 does not have a video out. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also do not have a video out.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon 140 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon 140 has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon 140 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s) of 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 2448 and 4608 x 2592 and 4608 x 3072. The worst still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4638 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon 140 has a 4638 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. Most cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. Across all digital cameras of this type and age the best image resolution is 4928 x 3264 pixels and the worst is 4288 x 3216 pixels.

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Camera

Has a GPS (satellite)

has a GPS (satellite)

The Canon 140 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. Most of the other cameras of this type and age do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon 140 supports direct printing, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Canon 140 features brightness adjustment, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Features Calendar

The Canon 140 features calendar. Most of the other similar spec cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature calendar.

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Has a Tripod Mountable

The Canon 140 has a tripod mountable, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Features Histogram

The Canon 140 features histogram, as do most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

At only 0.01 meters, the Canon 140 has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera. The average closest focusing distance of cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera is 0.066m.

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Flash

Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon 140 has a flash exposure compensation, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon 140 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera do have an HDMI.

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Features Connection to PC

The Canon 140 features connection to PC, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon 140 supports PictBridge. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also support PictBridge.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The Canon 140 has a wrist strap included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a wrist strap included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon 140 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon 140 has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon 140 has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The Canon 140 features voice recording. Most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon 140 has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon 140 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon 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). The video resolution of all cameras that are a similar age to this digital camera ranges from 320 x 120 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8201b006aa, 4960999972626, 8198b007aa, 8195b006aa
Barcodes 00714574599168, 00714574599229, 04960999972275, 04960999972626, 04960999972657, 04960999972718, 08714574599151, 08714574599168, 08714574599229, 08714574599342, 08714574599472, 08714574599496, 08714574600918, 08714574600970

Canon 140 Review Sources

To prepare this Canon 140 review we compared this digital camera to 1,214 other models. For each digital camera that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 298,600 product attributes, 169,860 digital camera reviews and 2,794,400 historical digital camera prices from 0 digital camera retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this digital camera compared to the other models as well as any areas where this digital camera is lacking.

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