Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 Review

Overall Score

35

Main Features

  • 20 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-224 mm (8x) F3.2-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Digital only Image Stabilization
  • 2" Fixed Screen
  • 0 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 95 x 54 x 22 mm, 127g.
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 Overview


First introduced in January, 2015, Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 is a 20 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Proc and Cons of Canon 160


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 with competitors in ultracompact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
AF Face Detection
0.8 fps Continuous Shooting
9 Focus Points
Digital only Image Stabilization
20MP High Resolution Sensor
3.2 Lens at Wide
127g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Touch Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.9
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 220 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F3.2
Small LCD Screen: 2"
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 has an Overall Score of 35/100 and ranked #533 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #938 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon 160 Scores
Imaging score
23
Features score
30
Value for money score
53
Portability score
99
Overall score
35
Average Scores in Ultracompact
Imaging Score
19
Features Score
29
Value For Money Score
47
Portability Score
88
Overall score
31

Physical Dimensions of Canon 160


Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 weighs 127g and has external dimensions of 95 x 54 x 22mm (3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87"). Considering that the average weight of Ultracompact cameras is 138g, Canon 160 is 11 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon 160 is less by 1mm more than the average length in Ultracompact.

Weight Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Canon 160
127g
Average weight
138g
Min weight
87g
Max weight
221g

Thickness Comparison
Ultracompact Cameras


Canon 160
22mm
Average Thickness
20mm
Min Thickness
13mm
Max Thickness
33mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot ELPH 160 Dimensions PowerShot ELPH 160
Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 Canon ELPH 180 126 g 127 g 95 x 54 x 22 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS Canon ELPH 150 IS 142 g 127 g 95 x 57 x 24 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS Canon 170 IS 141 g 127 g 100 x 58 x 23 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830 Sony W830 122 g 127 g 93 x 52 x 23 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS Canon ELPH 340 HS 147 g 127 g 100 x 58 x 22 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Nikon Coolpix S2900 Nikon S2900 119 g 127 g 95 x 59 x 20 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Canon PowerShot S110 Canon S110 198 g 127 g 99 x 59 x 27 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Nikon Coolpix S3700 Nikon S3700 118 g 127 g 96 x 58 x 20 mm 95 x 54 x 22 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot ELPH 160


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot ELPH 160
Announced January, 2015
Body Type Ultracompact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 1
Screen
Screen Size 2"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 0.8 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.00
Flash Modes Auto, on, off, slow synchro
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ± EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions - mm
Sensor Area 0.0 mm²
Sensor Resolution 20 MP
Max Image Resolution 5152 x 3864
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats MPEG-4, H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 220 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-11L/LH
Physical
Weight 127 g
Physical Dimensions 95 x 54 x 22 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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