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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Camera has been discontinued by Canon and is no longer available. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. You can also explore other items in the Digital Cameras category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Camera Product Info

You'll want to carry the Canon Powershot SuperZoom SX160 IS Digital Camera SX160IS everywhere, because it gives every shooting opportunity the potential to become a beautiful image. The spectacular 16x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and Optical Image Stabilizer on this Digital Camera from the experts at Canon, captures clear, vivid images whether your subject is up close or far away. With the Canon Digital IS SX160 PowerShot Camera every detail is precisely rendered for truly impressive image quality, thanks to the 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor. This Canon Digital Photo Camera captures breathtakingly realistic 720p HD video in stereo sound with the press of a button. Because the Canon PowerShot SX160 Super Zoom IS Camera is powered by AA batteries, you'll always be ready to shoot.

Specifications for Canon Power Shot IS SX160 Digital Photo Camera:

Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 16x Optical Zoom & 4x Digital Zoom & 64x Combined Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type: 16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD
Total Pixels: Approx. 16.6 Megapixels
Effective Pixels: Approx. 16.0 Megapixels
Focal Length: 5.0 (W) - 80.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focusing Range: Normal/Auto - 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 2.0 ft. (60 cm) - infinity (T); Macro AF - 0.4 in. 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W)
Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
LCD Monitor: 3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels: Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/3.5 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed: 1-1/3200 sec.; 15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Exposure Control
Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800
Light Metering Method: Evaluative*, Center-weighted Average, Spot**; * Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF; ** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method: Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Exposure Compensation Still Images: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increment
Videos: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (Not available when shooting movies)
White Balance
White Balance Control: Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom; * Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.
Built-in Flash: Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off; Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
Flash Range: 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 2.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), 60cm - 2.0m (T))
Recycling Time: 15 seconds or less (battery voltage
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes: M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Auto, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Discreet, Movie*3; Shooting movies is possible with the movie button; *1 Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks; *2 Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect; *3 Standard, iFrame Movie
Photo Effects: My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*; *Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec. delay, approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*; *Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Continuous Shooting
Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 2.8 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.5 shots/sec. (in P mode)
LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode); Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically; Differs depending on the zoom position
Image Storage
Storage Media: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
File Format: Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format: Superfine / Fine
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (image data
Number of Recording Pixels Still Images: 16-9 Large 4608 x 2592; Medium 1 3264 x 1832; Medium 2 1920 x 1080; Small 640 x 360; 3-2 Large
Videos: HD 1280 x 720 - 25 fps; iFrame Movie HD 1280 x 720 - 30 fps / 25 fps; Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720 - 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps; Miniature Effect 640 x 480 - 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps; 640 x 480 - 30 fps (29.97)
Video Out: NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video); Mini-HDMI connector
Audio Out: Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other: SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Power Source: Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit CA-DC40)
Shooting Capacity: Approx. 195 shots
Playback Time: Approx. 4 hours
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.09 x 2.74 x 3.16 in. / 104.0 x 69.5 x 80.2mm
Weight: 12.0 oz. / 341g (CIPA standard); 11.2 oz. / 318g (camera only)

Features of Canon Power-Shot Superzoom SX160 IS Digital Camera:

  • Canon's powerful 30x Optical Zoom and 24mm Wide-Angle lens with Optical Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake so you achieve brilliant images whether you are up close or far away.
  • 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor deliver stunning quality images.
  • Capture breathtaking 720p HD video in stereo sound with a dedicated movie button; zoom while shooting and play back videos on an HDTV via the HDMI output.
  • Large 3.0-inch LCD with 461,000 dots enables easy viewing.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations to ensure the best possible image capture for stills or video.
  • Intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for shake-free images in a wide variety of conditions.
  • Enhanced Zoom Framing Assist button aids in tracking and capturing subjects during super telephoto photography.
  • High Speed AF greatly improves focus speed so you capture every shot with ease.
  • Face Detection Technology
  • Fisheye effect
  • Monochrome
  • Toy Camera Effect
  • Super Vivid
  • Poster Effect
  • Miniature Effect
  • Available in 30 Languages

Package Contents:

  • Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Body SX160IS
  • 2 AA-size Alkaline Batteries
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Camera Unorderable Models

Canon Powershot Sx160 Is Camera, Black 6354B001, MPN: 6354B001, UPC: 013803157215, Code: CA-CD-SX160IS-6354B001
Canon Powershot Sx160 Is Camera, Red 6801B001, MPN: 6801B001, UPC: 013803157239, Code: CA-CD-SX160IS-6801B001

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