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Canon IXUS 162 Review
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Why Has it Scored 60?
Canon cameras have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite high megapixels sensor
Has an image stabilizer
Very low display resolution
Quite small display diagonal
What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?Having compared this digital camera with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for wildlife photography, ranking number 182 in wildlife photography cameras. However mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 257 in landscape photography cameras.
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Canon IXUS 162 In-Depth Analysis
Based on 35,686 user and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Very Good Value for Money
The product is under 2 years old but has mediocre features but at £119.00 it is cheaper than 84% of cameras.
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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas
We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon IXUS 162 and the United Kingdom price of £119.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $154.93 (£201.75).
Quite High Megapixels Sensor
The megapixels of the IXUS 162 of 20MP is in the highest 21% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest megapixels of digital cameras is 0.3MP, the highest is 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.
Average Optical Zoom
The IXUS 162's optical zoom of 8x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Has an Image Stabilizer
The Canon IXUS 162 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.
Very Low Display Resolution
The IXUS 162's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is in the lowest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 590,000 pixels.
Has a Carrying Case
The IXUS 162 has a carrying case, unlike 89% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.
Average Image Sensor Size
The image sensor size of the IXUS 162 of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.
Quite Small Display Diagonal
The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 0.5", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The display diagonal of the IXUS 162 of only 2.7" is quite small compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 10% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)
The IXUS 162 does not have a GPS (satellite), although it is worth keeping in mind that 90% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).
Does Not Have an HDMI
The IXUS 162 does not have an HDMI, although it is worth noting that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.
Released Over a Year Ago
This camera has been on the market since September 2015.