Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
Top 69%752 points
Top 69%
Top specs and features

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS: 40 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

20MP
Panono Camera: 108MP

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.
6.17 x 4.55mm
Polaroid Snap: 81.2 x 25.4mm

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.
9
Sony Alpha a7 III: 693

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.8fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps

5. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.
1600 ISO
Nikon D7500 + Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 18-140mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR: 1640000 ISO

6. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
200shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots

7. video recording

1080 x 25fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps

8. weight

141g
HTC Re: 65.5g

9. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
1/2000s
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV: 1/32000s

10. pixel density

256ppi
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 1437.5ppi

11. resolution

554 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5S: 3680 x 2760px

12. has built-in optical image stabilization

Optical image stabilization uses gyroscopic sensors to detect the vibrations of the camera. The lens adjusts the optical path accordingly, ensuring that any type of motion blur is corrected before the sensor captures the image.
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
46% have it

13. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
72% have it

14. width

100mm
DxO One: 26.2mm

15. higher resolution (screen)

A higher screen resolution provides a sharper image, making it easier to review your photos.
230k dots
Fujifilm X-T1 + XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS: 1040000k dots

16. volume

133.4cm³
Fujifilm FinePix X-Pro1: 0cm³

17. height

58mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm

18. thickness

23mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.7"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.8"

20. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
88% have it

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
86% have it

22. optical zoom

The zoom range is the ratio between the longest and shortest focal lengths. A higher zoom range means that the lens is more versatile.
12x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.3x

23. widest aperture

With a wider aperture the sensor can capture more light, helping to avoid blur by enabling a faster shutter speed. It also provides a shallow depth of field, allowing you to blur the background to focus attention on the subject.
f/3.6
Ricoh GR II: f/1

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
Canon EOS M50: 2

25. exposure time

When the camera shutter is open for a long time, more light is absorbed by the sensor. You can use this slow shutter speed to produce vivid night time photography, or capture the trajectory of moving objects such as motorway traffic.
15s
Hasselblad H5D-50c: 720s

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