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Canon IXUS 165

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Canon IXUS 165

Canon IXUS 165
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A classic and fully featured compact camera
Compact 20MP 8x Yes Jan 2015
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Canon IXUS 165 Review

With excellent reviews and features, we have ranked the Canon IXUS 165 number 610 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
14 Reviews
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Features
Fully-Featured
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Age
3 Years Old
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 71%, based on 14 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report good picture quality.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Average optical zoom
Average minimum aperture number
Pocket-sized picture perfection
Shoot far and wide
Exceptional detail for your best memories
Beautiful sharp results every time
HD movies at your fingertips
Stunning images with ease
Great people shots
Play with your creativity
Add A personal touch
Eco mode

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

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Portrait Photography
Good
60
Landscape Photography
Average
62
Everyday Photography
Good
39
Sports Photography
Mediocre
59
Wildlife Photography
Average

Canon IXUS 165 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon IXUS 165?

The Canon IXUS 165 is 95.2mm wide and 54.3mm tall. It is 22.1mm deep and weighs 128g.

Canon IXUS 165 front dimensions
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Canon IXUS 165 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 67% based on three expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, tweakers.net and Chip.de.

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Average User Reviews

On average, based on 11 user reviews this digital camera has an overall user rating of 78%. Over 72% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 43,667 owner and expert reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases), Canon has very good ratings for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Two people concluded that the Canon IXUS 165 was able to produce good images.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two owners thought the Canon IXUS 165 was strong and durable.

Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera was released in January 2015.

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the IXUS 165 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. The worst resolution of all cameras is 640 x 480 pixels and the best is 8256 x 6192 pixels.

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Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the IXUS 165 of 20MP is higher than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 22% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Cameras have megapixels of between 0.3MP and 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The IXUS 165's optical zoom of 8x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 36% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon IXUS 165 is 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 worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon IXUS 165's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 48% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The IXUS 165's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 92% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The IXUS 165 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The IXUS 165 has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the IXUS 165 of only 128g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lightest 22% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon IXUS 165's image sensor size of 0.435" is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 68% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Canon IXUS 165 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Canon IXUS 165's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 84% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The lowest display resolution of cameras is 23,000 pixels, the highest is 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon IXUS 165 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The IXUS 165's maximum aperture number of only 6.9 is in the smallest 18% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7". The IXUS 165's display diagonal of only 2.7" is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 20% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The IXUS 165 features brightness adjustment, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon IXUS 165's digital zoom of 4x is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 16% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Direct Printing

The IXUS 165 supports direct printing, unlike 89% of cameras which do not support direct printing.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon IXUS 165 has a self-timer. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon IXUS 165 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1712 x 1712. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes:

00454929202890, 04549292028904, 04549292029987

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