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Canon IXUS 160 vs Nikon Coolpix L31

Canon IXUS 160 vs Nikon Coolpix L31

Canon IXUS 160

76

Overall Score

Canon IXUS 160

£82.50
Our Verdict:
A good value for money and fairly highly rated compact digital camera
76
249 Reviews
84
Very Good
74
Good Features
68
1 Year Old
Overall Score
76
Very Good
Compact 20MP 8x Yes Aug 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Nikon Coolpix L31

43

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A highly talked about and 2 year old compact digital camera
69
246 Reviews
42
Average Features
68
20 Months Old
Overall Score
43
Mediocre
Compact 16.1MP 5x No Dec 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Average Expert Rating
Average User Rating

Specification

Picture Quality

Camera Type  compact  compact
Megapixels 20MP
BEST
16.1MP
Image Sensor Size 1" 1"
Still Image Resolution  5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  3648 x 2736  2048 x 1536  640 x 480  4608 x 3456  4608 x 2592  3264 x 2448  2272 x 1704  1600 x 1200
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 5152 x 3864  5152 x 2896  3648 x 2736  2048 x 1536  640 x 480  4608 x 3456  4608 x 2592  3264 x 2448  2272 x 1704  1600 x 1200
Maximum Image Resolution  5152 x 3864
BEST
 5152 x 3864
Sensor Type  CCD  CCD
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
BEST
Total Megapixels 20.5MP
BEST
16.44MP
Image Stabilizer Location  Body  Body

Design

Colour  Silver  Silver

Lens System

Optical Zoom 8x
BEST
5x
Digital Zoom 4x 4x
Minimum Aperture Number 3.2 3.2
Maximum Aperture Number 6.9
BEST
6.5
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 224mm
BEST
130mm
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv) 28mm 26mm
BEST
Aspherical Lens 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Extra/Smart Zoom 16x Unknown - Click to provide data
Lens Structure (elements/groups)
Combined Zoom 32x Unknown - Click to provide data

Focusing

Closest Focusing Distance 0.01m Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focusing (AF) Modes  single  continuous  servo  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  centre weighted  contrast detection  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus  single  continuous  servo  tracking  Single Auto Focus  Continuous Auto Focus  Servo Auto Focus  Tracking Auto Focus  centre weighted  contrast detection  Centre weighted Auto Focus  Face detection  Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Macro Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide) Unknown - Click to provide data
Auto Focus (AF) Points Selection  Auto  Auto
Focus Adjustment  Auto  Auto
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele) Unknown - Click to provide data
Focus  TTL  TTL

Light Exposure

ISO Sensitivity  Auto
BEST
 Auto
Light Exposure Modes  Auto  Auto
ISO Sensitivity (max) 1,600 1,600
ISO Sensitivity (min) 100 80
BEST
Light Metering  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Matrix  Evaluative (Multi-pattern)  Centre-weighted  Spot  evaluative  Multi-pattern  Matrix
Light Exposure Correction  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)  ± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light Exposure Control  Program AE  Program  Program AE  Program

Shutter

Camera Shutter Speed 1s 1s
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed 15s 4s
BEST

Flash

Flash Modes  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization  Auto  Manual  Flash on  Flash off  Red-eye reduction  Slow synchronization
Flash Sync-Speed Unknown - Click to provide data
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Range (wide)

Video

Maximum Video Resolution  1280 x 720
BEST
 1280 x 720
Video Resolution  1280 x 720  640 x 480
BEST
 1280 x 720  640 x 480
Motion JPEG Frame Rate 30fps Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  AVI  MOV  MPEG  MPEG4  H.264  MPEG-4  AVI
Analog Signal Format System  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC  PAL  PAL N  NTSC  NTSC/PAL  PAL/NTSC
HD Type  HD  Not supported  HD  Not supported

Audio

Audio Formats Supported  PCM
BEST
 PCM

Memory

Internal Memory Unknown - Click to provide data 17MB
Compatible Memory Cards  SDXC  SDHC  SD  SDXC  SDHC  SD
Memory Slots 1 1

Display

Display Diagonal 2.7" 2.7"
Field of View 100% Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution 230,000 pixels 230,000 pixels
Display  LCD  LCD
BEST

Viewfinder

Magnification Unknown - Click to provide data 4x

Ports & Interfaces

USB Connector  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B  Mini-USB  Mini-USB B

Camera

White Balance  Auto  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Fluorescent H  Auto  Fluorescent  Cloudy  Daylight  Fluorescent H
Photo Effects  Black&White  Vivid  Black&White  Vivid
Self-Timer Delay
Playback Zoom (max) 10x Unknown - Click to provide data
Camera File System  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DPOF  Exif  DCF  DPOF 1.1  Exif 2.3  DPOF  Exif  DCF
Built-In Processor Unknown - Click to provide data
Scene Modes  Snow  Fireworks  Portrait  Snow  Fireworks  Portrait
Languages Support  Multi  I  Multi  I
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  VIE  IND  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  HEB  CZE  UKR  THA  PER  BUL  SER  NOR  RUS  ENG  FIN  FRE  DEU  ITA  JPN  POL  POR  ESP  SWE  TUR  HUN  KOR  RUM  CHI (TR)  CHI (SIMPL)  VIE  IND  EN  ES  F  DAN  DUT  ARA  GRE  HEB  CZE  UKR  THA  PER  BUL  SER

Weight & Dimensions

Weight 160g
BEST
Height 54.3mm 59.4mm
Depth 22.1mm 28.9mm
Width 95.2mm 96.4mm
Weight (including Battery) 127g
BEST
160g

Battery

Power Source Type  Battery  Battery
Battery Technology  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)  Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Supported Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Battery Type
Battery Life 220 shots
BEST
200 shots

Operational Conditions

Operating Temperature (T-T) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H) Unknown - Click to provide data
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Packaging Content

Cables Included  USB  USB
BEST

Other Features

Camera Shutter Speed

Technical Details

Image Processor  DIGIC 4+  DIGIC 4+
Silent Shooting
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