Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
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Megapixels
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747 cameras
10.91MP - 19.73MP
NaN% of all camerasYes
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megapixels
sensor size
maximum light sensitivity
continuous shooting at high resolution
video recording
longer battery life

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS: 44 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

16MP
Panono Camera: 108MP
295
0

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 38mm
247
0

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.
1
Sony Alpha a6500: 425
191
0

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.
0.80fps
Olympus OM-D E-M1 Mark II: 60fps
176
0

5. weight

291g
HTC Re: 65.50g
142
0

6. 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.
1600ISO
Pentax KP: 819200ISO
127
0

7. video recording

720 x 25fps
Canon EOS 1D X Mark II: 2160 x 60fps
115
0

8. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.
380shots
Nikon D3x: 4400shots
114
0

9. Has WiFi

The device can connect to WiFi.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
34% have it
100
0

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
48% have it
86
0

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.
0s
Canon EOS-1D C: 0s
81
0

12. pixel density

230ppi
Hasselblad Stellar: 544ppi
77
0

13. width

72.50mm
DxO One: 26.20mm
76
0

14. height

111mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX400V: 39mm
71
0

15. volume

354.89cm³
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 65.29cm³
71
0

16. thickness

44.10mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-TX66: 13mm
70
0

17. resolution

553 x 415px
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH2K + Lumix G Vario 14-42mm/ F3.5-5.6 ASPH./ MEGA O.I.S: 1517 x 1920px
69
0

18. 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 SX160 IS
46% have it
67
0

19. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
3"
Samsung Galaxy Camera 2: 4.80"
59
0

20. 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 SX160 IS
73% have it
57
0

21. has a flash

A flash is good for low-light environments, and can sometimes be used as flashlight.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
88% have it
51
0

22. shutter lag

The amount of time it takes the camera to take a photo, without having to focus.
0.29s
Leica M Typ 240: 0s
49
0

23. 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.
16x
Nikon Coolpix P900: 83.30x
43
0

24. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
2
Canon EOS M6: 2
43
0

25. 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.
3.50f
Ricoh GR II: 1f
41
0

26. has a serial shot mode

You can shoot multiple pictures in a row.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
88% have it
41
0

27. Has a hot shoe

A hot shoe can be used to attach an external flash, as well as light meters, viewfinders, rangefinders and other attachments.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
51% have it
40
0

28. flash sync speed

Flash synchronization is defined as the firing of a photographic flash coinciding with the shutter admitting light to the image sensor. In general, faster flash sync speeds are better if the photographer needs to flash-fill subjects that are backlit and wants to avoid motion blur, or wants to increase depth of field by using a high aperture.
0s
Panasonic Lumix DMC-GF7 + Panasonic Lumix G Vario 12-32mm F/3.5-5.6 ASPH: 0s
40
0

29. maximum focal length

A longer maximum focal length allows you to focus in on a small part of a scene, and offers a narrower angle of view than shorter focal lengths.
448mm
Nikon Coolpix P900: 2m
39
0

30. lenses

A bigger variety of brand lenses means that you have more options and can find one that suits your needs.
1
Nikon D5: 400
38
0

31. 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-200c MS: 720s
37
0

32. minimum focal length

A shorter minimum focal length allows you to get more of the scene in the photo, and offers a wider angle of view than longer focal lengths.
28mm
HP Photosmart R937: 1.18mm
35
0

33. has manual ISO

This allows to manually set the ISO level.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
93% have it
32
0

34. USB version

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2
Panasonic Lumix DC-GH5: 3.10
31
0

35. has an accelerometer

An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes from a vertical to a horizontal position.
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
92% have it
30
0

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