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Canon IXUS 162

Canon IXUS 162
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A good spec but marginally out of date compact digital camera
Compact 20MP 8x Yes Sep 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon IXUS 162 Review

Released 2 years ago and with very good features, we have ranked the Canon IXUS 162 number 966 across all digital cameras.
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Features
Good Features
79
Age
2 Years Old
69
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 69?

Praktica cameras have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Higher than average megapixels
Smaller than average optical zoom
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Lower than average maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

30
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
73
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Canon IXUS 162 Video Reviews

Canon IXUS 162 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Canon Digital Cameras Have Very Good Reviews

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

Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released in September 2015.

Features

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of cameras range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP. The megapixels of the IXUS 162 of 20MP is in the highest 22% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Optical Zoom

The IXUS 162's optical zoom of only 8x is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is smaller than 79% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon IXUS 162 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Digital cameras resolutions range 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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Lower Than Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The Canon IXUS 162's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is in the lowest 4% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 162 has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the IXUS 162 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 64% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Canon IXUS 162 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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

The IXUS 162's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is longer than 89% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Canon IXUS 162's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 13% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the IXUS 162 of only 224mm is shorter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the shortest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The IXUS 162 does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that 89% of digital cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of cameras range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon IXUS 162's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 12% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Canon IXUS 162 has a carrying case. 88% of digital cameras do not have a carrying case.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

dscixus162bk

Barcodes:

04549292034349, 08714574629742

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