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Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 is Digital Camera

20MP 10x CCD May 2016
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
The slim and stylish PowerShot ELPH 190 IS camera is ideal for those wishing to capture the beauty of life's everyday adventures with a camera that fits easily in a pocket or purse. A 10x Optical... More
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Canon Has Good Reviews for Its Cameras

Canon is one of the better rated digital camera manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Canon also has good reviews for its compact camera digital cameras.

Good Quality Pictures

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS owner who reviewed it considered that it was able to produce good images.

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS reviewer who reviewed this digital camera said that it had a good image sensor. Steves-Digicams.com said on expert review site Steve's Digicams a few weeks ago “The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS boasts a 20-megapixel CCD images sensor capable of capturing 720p HD video” in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS.

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Good Size

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS owner who bought the product thought it was thin.

Robust

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made.

Good Quality Lens

One customer considered that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS had a good image stabiliser.

Good Video Capture

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS reviewer who bought it considered that it was good for video recording.

Good Technical Features

One customer thought this digital camera had good features. This year Steves-Digicams.com wrote on Steve's Digicams “The 10x optical zoom lens features image stabilization for sharp pictures” in their review.

Just Released Seven Months Ago

Canon only released the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS seven months ago. Newer digital cameras like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.

CCD Sensor Type

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a CCD sensor type which is better than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last year. Most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it have a MOS sensor type. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

A CCD sensor type is actually the best sensor type across all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS.

A MOS sensor type is the worst sensor type amongst similar types of digital camera.

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Supports Full HD Video

supports Full HD video

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS supports Full HD video, unlike most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months which do not support Full HD video.

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Supports WiFi Connectivity

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that were released in the last year, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS supports WiFi connectivity.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has an image stabiliser. Most of the other new compact camera digital cameras also have an image stabiliser.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture

The smallest minimum aperture of similar spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is 1.8 and the largest is 5.7. At only 3, the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a fairly small minimum aperture compared to most of the other new similar spec cameras.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is more than most cameras that were released in the last year. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on recently released digital cameras. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a greater number of photo effects than most compact camera digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months. This Canon camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on recently released compact camera digital cameras. The photo effect "Vivid" is also found on this camera.

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5152 X 3864 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a higher image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a 5152 x 3864 pixels maximum image resolution, whereas most recently released compact camera digital cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The best image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is 5184 x 3888 pixels and the worst is 4000 x 3000 pixels.

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Has Two Image Editing Modes

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a greater number of image editing modes than most latest compact camera digital cameras. This camera has a Resizing image editing mode, which is the most frequently found image editing mode found on digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS. The image editing mode "Rotating" is also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

At 6.9, the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a fairly small maximum aperture compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS. Across all the new compact camera digital cameras the maximum apertures range from 2.7 to 7, and the average maximum aperture is 6.3.

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Very Light

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is one of the lighter compact camera digital cameras that have been around for the last year (only 123 grams) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The lightest latest compact camera digital camera is 98g and the heaviest is 480g.

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3648 X 2736 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a higher still image resolution than most latest digital cameras. This Canon digital camera has a 3648 x 2736 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 5152 x 2896, 2048 x 1536 and 2560 x 1920 and 1280 x 720. The best still image resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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Has Three Light Exposure Modes

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a greater number of light exposure modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months. This digital camera has an Auto light exposure mode, which is the most commonly found light exposure mode found on new compact camera digital cameras. The light exposure modes "Aperture priority AE" and "Shutter priority AE" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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Supports Thirteen ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. This Canon digital camera supports a 160 ISO speed, which is the most commonly supported ISO speed supported by digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS. The ISO speeds "100", "125", "200", "250", "320", "400", "500", "640", "800", "1000", "1250" and "1600" are also supported by this digital camera.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is typical of many new similar spec digital cameras.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The best video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last year is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 240 pixels.

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Auto Focus

This digital camera has an Auto focus, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length

With a minimum focal length of only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a quite short minimum focal length compared to most of the other new digital cameras. The average minimum focal length of digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is 25mm.

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Short

The average height of latest digital cameras is 62mm, and the heights range from 38mm to 94mm. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is fairly short (only 56.8 millimeters) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS.

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11 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Like most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months, the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS does not have a built-in flash.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS does not have a GPS. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS are also not waterproof.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS does not support video recording. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for the last year also do not support video recording.

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Quite Small Screen Size

Across all the compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS the screen sizes range from 0.5" to 3", and the average screen size is 2.8". With a screen size of only 2.7 inches, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a quite small screen size compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS.

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Only Features Five Flash Modes

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a greater number of flash modes than most digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has One Shooting Mode

The number of shooting modes found on the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS is more than most new similar spec cameras. This Canon camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last year.

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Only 190 Shots Per Battery Charge

Most similar spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS take between 180 and 959 shots per battery charge, including the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS which takes 190 shots per battery charge.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 1,600, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a quite low maximum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for the last year. Across all the similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS the maximum ISO speeds range from 800 to 26,000, and the average maximum ISO speed is 5,200.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The lowest display resolution of compact camera digital cameras that were launched in the last 12 months is 230,000 pixels and the highest is 1,100,000 pixels. The PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a quite low display resolution (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 20 megapixels, the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a fairly typical megapixel count compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a pretty typical digital zoom compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were released in the last 12 months.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 10 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS has a pretty standard optical zoom compared to most of the other latest compact camera digital cameras.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Normal Focusing Range (wide)
Normal Focusing Range (tele)
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Display Aspect Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Packaging Content
Networking
Technical Details
Battery Life

Expert Reviews

6 January 2016

Following up on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS, the ELPH 190 IS delivers the same performance and slim, compact build for an affordable price.Utilizing the same 20-megapixel CCD sensor as the... Read more…

5 January 2016

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS boasts a 20-megapixel CCD images sensor capable of capturing 720p HD video. The 10x optical zoom lens features image stabilization for sharp pictures and... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon elph190, canon 1084c001, canon 1087c001, canon 1090c001, canon elph190b, canon elph190bl, canon elph190blu, canon elph190blue, canon 1084c0011103
Barcodes 00013803269512, 00013803269529, 00013803270006, 00792745383424

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