Thirty-nine customers who bought this digital camera thought it had a good zoom. Four years ago expert website Gadgetspeak.com said “It looks almost basic in its design however it offers a decent zoom and a large image size yet it is small enough to fit inside the majority of pockets”. Expert website Cnet.co.uk mentioned “The very competitively-priced Canon PowerShot SX160 IS has a long zoom and high resolution plus a good range of manual controls” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Consumersearch.com wrote “An impressive 16x zoom lens, decent photos”.
Four owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good image stabiliser. Powershot User said in their review of this digital camera “The image stabilizer works great” however they only scored it 3 stars out of 5. Soozek wrote “I don't claim to be a photographer, just a mom who takes pictures of her kids that's why I needed the stabilization! That worked well for me!”. Cody said “The zoom and Image stabilization are great, however with full zoom it is kinda touchy if you move the slightest little bit”.
Four customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera had a good autofocus. Mommainvabeach said “The only thing I would say that would be negative for this camera, no matter what setting i put it on for the focus button for my fast moving kids” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Mightyelrondo wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Walmart.com “It has auto-focus and macro auto-focus.” and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100. They also mentioned “One such feature is manual focus, yes, MANUAL focus! In addition to that” in their review.
Three people who reviewed it considered that it had a good lens. Orion55 gave it a score of 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert review site Walmart.com “On the wide angle setting it is equivalent to a 24 mm lens, which is great for interoor shots”. Boyce757 mentioned “Has great lens focus and it is very easy to use”. Keith74 said “A dirty internal lens effectively renders the camera unusable” although they gave the product a rating of 2 stars out of 5.