High-resolution photography and HD movie recording in a compact container, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 Digital Camera available in red, black silver and white is a versatile and convenient point-and-shoot providing a 20MP 1/2.3"
CCD image sensor along with DIGIC 4+ image processor, which enables a
high sensitivity of ISO 1600 and a 2.2 frames per second shooting rate. An 8x
optical zoom lens offers a 28-224mm,
35mm equivalent focal length spectrum, which handles wide thru tele perspectives for shooting in a variety of situations.
HD 720/25p movie recording is possible along with Scene Modes for a visionary take on your images. Smart AUTO intelligently chooses the correct camera settings based on encountered scene types and a Dedicated Help Button is available to better grasp all of the controls and settings. Besides using the 2.7" 230k-dot
LCD screen for viewing your compositions or playing back images, the ELPH 160 is also suitable with the available Connect Station CS100 for wireless transfer and sharing of your pictures and movies.
20MP 1/2.3" CCD image sensor is combined with the DIGIC 4+ image processor to accomplish distinguished image clarity, sensitivity up to ISO 1600, and a 2.2 frames per second shooting rate.
An 8x optical zoom lens provides a 28-224mm equivalent focal length, which covers wide-angle to telephoto perspectives to suit working in a wide variety of situations.
In addition to stills, HD 720p video at 25 fps can also be recorded and is accessible via a dedicated movie button.
A 2.7" 230k-dot LCD monitor is available for composing imagery, navigating the menu, or reviewing photos and videos.
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on recognized shooting situations.
Scene Modes, such as Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect, and Monochrome, help to creatively adjust the look of your photographs in-camera.
ECO Mode intelligently reduces your power consumption, aiding in producing longer battery life for more shooting time.
For quickly familiarizing oneself with the camera, a Help Button provides a convenient explanation of the various camera settings and controls.
For wirelessly transferring imagery, the ELPH 160 is compatible with the optional Connect Station CS100 for backing-up photos and videos, storing them, and sharing with others.
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5152 x 3864
5152 x 2896 (16:9), 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536, 640
Image ratio w:h
Sensor photo detectors
1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
White balance presets
Custom white balance
JPEG quality levels
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.)
F3.2 - F6.9
Contrast Detect (sensor)
Normal focus range
5 cm (1.97″)
Macro focus range
1 cm (0.39″)
Number of focus points
Screen / viewfinder
Minimum shutter speed
Maximum shutter speed
Manual exposure mode
Subject / scene modes
Auto, on, off, slow synchro
Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom)
±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
1280 x 720 (25p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
NB-11L/LH lithium-ion battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA)
Weight (inc. batteries)
127 g (0.28
lb / 4.48
95 x 54 x 22 mm
(3.74 x 2.13 x 0.87″)
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