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Canon SX170 IS
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Canon SX170 is Digital Camera

16MP 16x CCD 4x Aug 2013
Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Digital Zoom Release Date
Super easy, Canon quality 16x superzoom. Get 16x closer and shoot detailed 16 Megapixel photos and HD movies with ease using the compact, family-friendly PowerShot SX170 IS. Intelligent IS... More
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32 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

This camera has an average owner rating of 80 out of 100 based on 60 owner reviews.

Reasonably Priced

Seven Canon SX170 IS reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it was good value for money. Alan S wrote in his review “Great camera for the money” . G. H. Sharp said “Unbeatable for its price”. Three years ago Jon gave this digital camera a very good review score and he mentioned on Amazon “Great Value” in his review.

One customer who reviewed it said that it was a bargain for the price. Some Guy said on Amazon “Good Cheap Camera”. One Canon SX170 IS owner reckoned that the Canon SX170 IS was cheap. Expert review site Cnet.com mentioned in their review four years ago “Like inexpensive compacts with manual controls”.

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Good Quality Pictures

A number of people who reviewed it mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Akindamola wrote on Amazon three years ago “Good product, great picture” in their review of the Canon SX170 IS. Linda Jones mentioned in her Canon SX170 IS review “Excellent zoom and very clear pictures”. Cnet.com said in their review on expert website CNET.com “The 16x zoom Canon PowerShot SX170 IS takes a good photo”.

Some customers who bought it reckoned that it had a good image sensor. Ephotozine.com wrote on expert website Ephotozine “The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS was announced in August 2013 and has a 16 megapixel sensor and 16x optical zoom, all in a pocketable body” in their review of this digital camera and gave this digital camera a score of 70 out of 100. Four years ago Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of the Canon SX170 IS on PhotographyBlog.com “It features a 16 megapixel sensor, 16x 28-448mm image stabilised optical zoom, manual modes for controlling shutter-speed” and rated this digital camera 70 out of 100.

One person who reviewed the Canon SX170 IS reckoned that it was good in low light. G. H. Sharp said in their review of the Canon SX170 IS on Amazon “Really good results even in low light!”.

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Easy to Use

Eight people thought it was easy to use. Dr. Margaret Webster wrote in her review of this digital camera “Good results and easy to use” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars. Dr. Margaret Webster also wrote “Like this camera because it is so easy to use and always gives good results”. Jon wrote three years ago “I was quite happy using the camera on my HTC 1S until I started taking long distant photographs” in his review of the Canon SX170 IS and gave it an excellent review score.

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was easy to use the menus. Jon said on Amazon “The manual settings are easy to get used to” in his review of the Canon SX170 IS and scored the Canon SX170 IS 5 stars. Jon also wrote “The ability to easily adjust white balance settings means that your photos will always be the right colour”. Mr. Lewis J. Young rated it 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Brilliant little camera, similar software to it's larger brothers, very easy to use, menu easy to work around take spot on pics a lot of camera for your money”.

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Good Size

A few people said in their reviews that the Canon SX170 IS was compact. Jon said “I think that this is a great camera for anyone that wants a little more than a compact” in his review of this digital camera and rated it 5 stars. R Green wrote on Amazon “I needed something small and compact perfect for the price”. Expert website Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS is an affordable high-zoom digital compact camera”.

One Canon SX170 IS owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Four years ago The Walker said on Amazon “Did not want to carry the heavy camera.I should have stuck with the mobile phone”.

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Good Support

A number of customers who reviewed the Canon SX170 IS considered that it had good technical guidance. Three years ago Catriona Farrugia mentioned in their review of the Canon SX170 IS “NO instruction book, can you believe in 2014” but even so they only rated the product 3 stars. Margaret said “Great little camera, still getting used to it, would be better if instructions were in a booklet” .

Good Quality Lens

Some people thought the product had a good zoom. Some Guy wrote on Amazon three years ago “Not a bad little camera within this price range with a good amount of Optical Zoom and Megapixals and it is very easy to use” in their review of this digital camera. Expert review site Techradar.com/au/ said in their review of this digital camera “Billed as a mid-range super zoom compact” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

Good Brand

Based on 19,761 user and expert reviews, Canon has good ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also has good ratings specifically within its compact cameras range compared to other manufacturers.

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Good Product Quality

Several customers mentioned that it was good quality. Mr Lance Fox mentioned three years ago “The camera is good quality as I would expect from Canon”.

Nice Design

One Canon SX170 IS owner reckoned that this digital camera was smooth. Imaging-Resource.com mentioned on Imaging Resource.com three years ago “Intelligent IS system in the SX170 to provide smooth and sharp images -- both still”.

Good Battery Life

One person who purchased this digital camera considered that it had a good battery life. Catriona Farrugia mentioned on Amazon three years ago “After 5 mins of charge the battery icon is fully charged” yet they scored the Canon SX170 IS 60 out of 100.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras that have a CCD sensor currently available including the Samsung 90[plb_1216_price], the Lexibook DJ028[plb_1876237_price], or the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo[plb_1829795_price] which has better reviews.

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Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras of this age and type is 1" and the largest is 4.8". At 3 inches, the Canon SX170 IS has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the SX170 IS.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might also want to consider include the SAMSUNG DV300F[pl_1513072_price], or the WB30F[pl_1598460_price] both from Samsung or the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price] which has better reviews.

If this digital camera display diagonal is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Nikon S800c[plb_1788321_price] (3.5"), the Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX77[plb_1836487_price] (3.5"), or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] (4.8") which also has a higher rating.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is typical of many similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

There are a number of other digital cameras that support an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory currently available that you might want to look at including because of it's better review score, the Olympus VH-510[plb_1941110_price], the GE G100[plb_1861772_price], or the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price].

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

Across all the compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SX170 IS the optical zooms range from 0.17x to 63x. With an optical zoom of 16 times zoom factor, the Canon SX170 IS has one of the bigger optical zooms amongst compact cameras of this age.

There are a number of alternative 16x optical zoom cameras currently available which you might want to look at including the Sony DSC-HX10[plb_1543755_price], or the Canon SX160 IS[plb_1549622_price] which has better reviews.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might want to look at the Canon PowerShot SX600 HS[plb_2110760_price] (18x), the Nikon S9400[plb_1873860_price] (18x), or the Samsung 200F[plb_2071998_price] (18x) which also has a higher rating.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon SX170 IS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SX170 IS.

We compared all the other digital cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the D300s[pl_994_price], and the Coolpix P330[pl_1724102_price] both from Nikon or the Casio EX-ZR300[plb_1713952_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have closest focusing distances of between 0.01m and 0.2m. At only 0.01 meters, the SX170 IS has a quite small closest focusing distance compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the SX170 IS.

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Has Seven White Balances

The number of white balance modes found on the SX170 IS is more than most compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most commonly found white balance found on compact cameras that are a comparable age to the SX170 IS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Six Photo Effectss

The SX170 IS has a greater number of photo effects than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This Canon camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most frequently found photo effects found on cameras of this type and age. The photo effectss "Neutral", "Positive film", "Sepia", "Skin tones" and "Vivid" are also found on this digital camera.

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4608 X 3072 Still Image Resolution(s)

The SX170 IS has a 4608 x 3072 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. In addition, this camera have still image resolution(s)s of 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 1832, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360, 3264 x 2176, 1600 x 1064, 640 x 424, 3456 x 3456 and 2448 x 2448 and 1200 x 1200. Across all compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SX170 IS the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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440 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)s

The Canon SX170 IS is a digital camera that takes 440 shots battery life (CIPA standard)s.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is typical of many compact cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Has One Image Editing

The Canon SX170 IS has a greater number of image editing modes than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. The most commonly found image editing is Resizing, but this image editing is not found on this camera. The image editings Rotating are also found on this Canon camera.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The SX170 IS has a fairly long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) (448 millimeters) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SX170 IS. The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 18mm, the longest is 1,000mm, and the average maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 250mm.

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Fairly Big Combined Zoom

The average combined zoom of cameras that have been around for more than two years is 49x, and the combined zooms range from 3x to 1,600x. The SX170 IS has a quite big combined zoom (64 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Five Auto Focusing (AF) Modess

The number of auto focusing (AF) modes featured on the SX170 IS is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This Canon camera features a Face detection auto focusing (AF) modes, which is the most frequently featured auto focusing (AF) modes featured on compact cameras that came out around the same time as the SX170 IS. The auto focusing (AF) modess "Continuous Auto Focus", "Servo Auto Focus", "Single Auto Focus" and "Tracking Auto Focus" are also featured on this camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The SX170 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by similar spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as the SX170 IS. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this 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 worst video resolution of all cameras of this age and spec is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Long Slowest Camera Shutter Speed

At 15 seconds, the SX170 IS has a quite long slowest camera shutter speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been around for more than two years. The slowest camera shutter speeds of cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 0.12s to 250s.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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TFT Display

The SX170 IS has a better display than most cameras of this age and spec. This Canon digital camera has a TFT display, whereas most compact cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SX170 IS the worst display is LCD and the best is AMOLED.

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Very Short Flash Sync-Speed

With a flash sync-speed of only 0.0005 seconds, the SX170 IS has a fairly short flash sync-speed compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SX170 IS. The average flash sync-speed of compact cameras that are a similar age to the SX170 IS is 0.62s, and the flash sync-speeds range from 0.0005s to 10s.

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Auto Focus Adjustment

This camera has an Auto/Manual focus adjustment, which is typical of many comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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24 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and PC Mag the average expert rating of this camera is 62%. That puts this digital camera in the bottom 16% of all the digital cameras of this type and age.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One customer wrote that the Canon SX170 IS was not noisy. Three years ago expert review site Pcmag.com wrote “Images are noisy and the camera is a slow performer”.

Very Small Normal Focusing Range (tele)

With a normal focusing range (tele) of only 0.6 meters, the Canon SX170 IS has a fairly small normal focusing range (tele) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to the SX170 IS the normal focusing ranges (tele) range from 0.2m to 3.5m, and the average normal focusing range (tele) is 1.3m.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabilizer

Most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to the SX170 IS have an image stabilizer, however the Canon SX170 IS does not have an image stabilizer.

Alternative digital cameras which also have an image stabilizer that you might want to look at include the Fujifilm X10[plb_1150_price], the GE C1440W[plb_1772806_price], or the Casio EX-ZR700[plb_1722253_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Video Capability

Most compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the SX170 IS do not support video capability. The SX170 IS is no exception to this as it too does not support video capability.

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a video capability and we think the Nikon D300s[plb_994_price], the Samsung SAMSUNG MV900F[plb_1519008_price], or the Canon IXUS 130[plb_1644860_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The SX170 IS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras that were released more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might want to look at including the X10[pl_1150_price], or the F800EXR[pl_1518759_price] both from Fujifilm or the Olympus XZ-2[plb_1716567_price].

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the SX170 IS, the SX170 IS does not support wi-Fi.

Other digital cameras which also support wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the ST200[pl_378406_price], or the SAMSUNG ST200F[pl_1682904_price] both from Samsung or the Canon IXUS 265 HS[plb_2110773_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Most digital cameras of a similar age and spec to the SX170 IS are not 3D. The SX170 IS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Digital cameras which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Olympus VR-360[plb_362476_price], the Samsung ST200[plb_378406_price], or the Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ41[plb_2149949_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Most digital cameras of a similar age and type to the SX170 IS do not have a GPS (satellite). The Canon SX170 IS is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS (satellite).

We compared this digital camera to all the other cameras with a GPS (satellite) and we think the Lumix DMC-TZ61[pl_2226969_price], or the Lumix DMC-TZ41[pl_2149949_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung EK-GC100[plb_2075290_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not Waterproof

Most compact cameras that are a similar age to the SX170 IS are not waterproof. The Canon SX170 IS is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Heavy

Digital cameras of this spec and age have weights of between 20g and 840g. With a weight of 228 grams, the SX170 IS is one of the heavier digital cameras of this type and age amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the SX170 IS has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for more than two years. Compact cameras that were released more than two years ago have digital zooms of between 1x and 810x, and the average digital zoom is 10x.

We compared all the other 4x digital zoom cameras to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the SAMSUNG EX2F[pl_1609335_price], and the SAMSUNG WB850F[pl_1413690_price] both from Samsung or the Canon PowerShot SX220 HS[plb_1206_price] is also worth considering.

If you are looking for a camera with a bigger digital zoom then you might want to consider the G3WP[pl_1772968_price] (4.5x), or the G5WP[pl_1772971_price] (4.5x) both from GE or the Samsung 31F[plb_1609431_price] (5x) which is also higher rated.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the SX170 IS is more than most compact cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Three Shooting Modess

The Canon SX170 IS has a greater number of shooting modes than most cameras of this spec and age. This camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most commonly found shooting modes found on compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the SX170 IS. The shooting modess "Manual" and "Movie" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Only One Number of Aspheric Elements

The Canon SX170 IS is a one number of aspheric elements camera.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

With an ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600, the SX170 IS has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for around the same time as the SX170 IS. Cameras that were launched around the same time as the SX170 IS have ISO sensitivity (max)s of between 3 and 26,000.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolution (numeric)s of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago range from 1 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 450,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the SX170 IS has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SX170 IS.

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Only Nine Auto Focus (AF) Pointss

The SX170 IS is a nine auto Focus (AF) points camera. Most of the other cameras of this type and age have between 1 and 255 auto Focus (AF) pointss.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the SX170 IS is more than most cameras of a similar age and spec to it. This camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by cameras of this spec and age.

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Very Small Normal Focusing Range (wide)

At only 0.05 meters, the SX170 IS has a fairly small normal focusing range (wide) compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the SX170 IS. The smallest normal focusing range (wide) of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 0.01m and the biggest is 0.8m.

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Quite Big ISO Sensitivity (min)

The smallest ISO sensitivity (min) of digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the SX170 IS is 10, the biggest is 200, and the average ISO sensitivity (min) is 94. The Canon SX170 IS has a quite big ISO sensitivity (min) (100) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the Canon SX170 IS has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras that have been around for around the same time as the SX170 IS is 26mm, and the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)s range from 5mm to 39mm.

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Quite Large Minimum Aperture Number

Digital cameras of this age and spec have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.3 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.2. The SX170 IS has a fairly large minimum aperture number (3.5) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Very Long Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of 15 seconds, the SX170 IS has a very long flash recharging time compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the SX170 IS. Digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have flash recharging times of between 0.0005s and 15s.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Canon SX170 IS

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Canon released the SX170 IS.

Average Megapixel

The SX170 IS has a pretty average megapixel (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the SX170 IS.

We compared this camera to all the other 16MP digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon A2300[plb_1484680_price], and the Fujifilm FinePix F750EXR[plb_1270902_price] is also worth considering.

If this compact camera camera megapixel is too low for you then you might want to consider the Canon PowerShot N2[plb_2697704_price] (16.1MP), or the Nikon Coolpix P510[plb_2071647_price] (16.1MP) which also has a higher rating.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Lens Type
Extra/Smart Zoom
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom
Number of Aspheric Elements
Focusing
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes
Auto Focus (AF) Lock
Auto Focus (AF) Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Focus (AF) Points
Manual Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Manual Focusing Range (tele)
Focus Adjustment
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Flash Exposure Lock
Flash Exposure Correction
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Viewfinder
Magnification
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
DC-In Jack
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Multi-Shot
Histogram
Playback Zoom (max)
Orientation Sensor
Custom Colour
Image Editing
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Contrast Adjustment
Direct Printing
Brightness Adjustment
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Battery Type
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Operational Conditions
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Cables Included
Battery Charger Included
Quick Start Guide
Carrying Case
Wrist Strap Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Technical Details
Image Processor
Self-Timer

Expert Reviews

(14)
31 January 2014

Canon also incorporated its High-Speed AF and Intelligent IS system in the SX170 to provide smooth and sharp images -- both still and moving -- via six stabilization modes. The company claims the... Read more…

16 January 2014

The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS delivers a 16x zoom range at a low price, but images are noisy and the camera is a slow performer...

14 January 2014

The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS delivers a 16x zoom range at a low price, but images are noisy and the camera is a slow performer...

21 November 2013

If you hate AA batteries, but like inexpensive compacts with manual controls, the 16x zoom Canon PowerShot SX170 IS takes a good photo. Otherwise, seek out its predecessor, the SX160 IS...

20 November 2013

If you hate AA batteries, but like inexpensive compacts with manual controls, the 16x zoom Canon PowerShot SX170 IS takes a good photo. Otherwise, seek out its predecessor, the SX160 IS...

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Brochures and Manuals

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon sx170kb1, canon 8676b001
Barcodes 00013803229042, 00013803229110, 00138032290424, 00138032291100, 00616348037969, 00714574610030, 08714574610030, 08714574610115, 08714574611235, 08714574611273

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