Close
Canon IXUS 160

71

Overall Score

Canon IXUS 160

$194.98
Canon IXUS 160
49 Images + 16 Videos

Loading image...
A top-rated and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 20MP 8x Yes Aug 2015
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Compare
Share on

Canon IXUS 160 Compare Cheapest US Prices

You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
eBay
Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXUS 160 20.0 MP Digital Camera (Brand new, unopened)
$194.98
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
1 Price from 1 Store | $194.98
Get Price Alerts

Canon IXUS 160 Compare US Used Prices

eBay
Used - Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXUS 160 20.0MP Digital Camera - Black (Used)
$72.00
Go to Store
eBay
Used - Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXUS 160 20.0 MP Digital Camera - Silver (Used)
$75.00
Go to Store
eBay
Used - BRAND NEW Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXUS 160 20.0MP Digital HD Camera Black (Brand new, unopened)
$104.40
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price | Found it cheaper elsewhere?
3 Prices from 1 Store | $72.00-$104.40
Get Price Alerts
Sorry, no international prices found
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Canon IXUS 160 Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon IXUS 160 number 601 across all digital cameras.
88
Reviews
249 Reviews
78
Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 249 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
5152 x 3864 pixels image resolution
Higher than average megapixels
Simple stylish shooting
Pocket-sized picture perfection
Shoot far and wide
Exceptional detail for your best memories
Stunning images with ease
Play with your creativity
HD movies at your fingertips
Add A personal touch
Great people shots
Eco mode
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of $65 on eBay 12 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 90% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Canon IXUS 160 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon IXUS 160?

The Canon IXUS 160 is 95.2mm wide and 54.3mm tall. It is 22.1mm deep and weighs g.

Canon IXUS 160 front dimensions
Canon IXUS 160 size in context

Canon IXUS 160 In-Depth Analysis

Value for Money

Price Has Gone Up by $130 (67%)

There was a cheaper price of $65 on eBay 12 days ago.

Sign up to price alerts to be notified when the price goes back down.

Chart Hide Chart View full price history

Cheaper Price Found in the United Kingdom

We found a cheaper price for the Canon IXUS 160 of £70.30 ($70.30) in the United Kingdom. That's a saving of $124.68.

Check international prices

Features

5152 X 3864 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon IXUS 160 is 5152 x 3864 pixels. That's 25% higher resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels. Across all cameras the resolution ranges from 640 x 480 pixels (worst) to 8256 x 6192 pixels (best).

What does "maximum image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Higher Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon IXUS 160 of 20MP is higher than 78% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

What does "megapixels" mean? Less Edit

Average Optical Zoom

The IXUS 160's optical zoom of 8x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 65% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

What does "optical zoom" mean? Less Edit

Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The IXUS 160 has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Digital cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

What does "maximum video resolution" mean? Less Edit

Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the IXUS 160 of only 1,600 is in the lowest 9% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

What does "maximum ISO sensitivity" mean? Less Edit

Average Minimum Aperture Number

The IXUS 160's minimum aperture number of 3.2 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 49% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

What does "minimum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon IXUS 160 has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

What is an image stabilizer? Less Edit

Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The IXUS 160 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of digital cameras.

Chart Hide Chart What is a built-in flash? Less Edit

Has a Carrying Case

The Canon IXUS 160 has a carrying case, unlike 88% of digital cameras which do not have a carrying case.

Chart Hide Chart What is a carrying case? Less Edit

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The IXUS 160's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 15% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of cameras is 1", the largest is 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

Chart Hide Chart What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Have an HDMI

The IXUS 160 does not have an HDMI, although it is worth keeping in mind that 55% of digital cameras also do not have an HDMI.

Chart Hide Chart What is an HDMI? Less Edit

Only 220 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the IXUS 160 which takes 220 battery life.

Chart Hide Chart What does "battery life" mean? Less Edit

Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the IXUS 160 of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 30% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "image sensor size" mean? Less Edit

Features Brightness Adjustment

The IXUS 160 features brightness adjustment. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

Chart Hide Chart What is brightness adjustment? Less Edit

5152 X 3864 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the IXUS 160 is 5152 x 3864. That's over six times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

Chart Hide Chart What does "still image resolution" mean? Less Edit

Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon IXUS 160's maximum aperture number of only 6.9 is smaller than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 19% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "maximum aperture number" mean? Less Edit

Average Digital Zoom

The Canon IXUS 160's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 17% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "digital zoom" mean? Less Edit

Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other cameras, the IXUS 160 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

Chart Hide Chart What is a GPS (satellite)? Less Edit

Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolutions of digital cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The Canon IXUS 160's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 89% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

Chart Hide Chart What does "display resolution" mean? Less Edit

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 0141c006aa, canon co62651ean, canon 0144c006aa, canon co62650ean, canon 0135c006aa, canon 0138c006aa, info 0138c006aa, info 0144c006aa, info 0141c006aa, canon p218488p, canon ul916nc, canon ul921gf, canon qq308mp, canon qq306mp

Barcodes:

04549292029147, 04549292030044, 04549292030105, 04549292030174, 05060462503360, 08714574626482, 08714574626499, 08714574626505, 08714574626512, 08714574629490, 08714574629506

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon IXUS 160

Canon IXUS 160 - Other Digital Cameras Worth Considering

(10 reviews)
199.00
Better PhotographyBlog.com review score
Slightly better user reviews
Considerably better expert reviews
$4 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Amazon US 199.00

(148 reviews)
200.00
$5 More Expensive
Best Available Price
Amazon US 200.00

(241 reviews)
183.33
$12 Cheaper
Better user reviews
78% bigger optical zoom
Best Available Price
Overstock 183.33

Today's Best Digital Camera Deals

10% Price Drop
{Leica Sofort
12 reviews
$269.00
Was $299 (41 days ago)
Camera Type
Instant
Optical Zoom
1x
Release Date
Jul 2017
5% Price Drop
{Canon M5
387 reviews
$929.00
Was $979 (42 days ago)
Camera Type
MILC
Megapixels
24.2MP
Maximum Image Resolution
6000 X 4000 Pixels
13% Price Drop
{Nikon Coolpix W100
$136.99
Was $157 (22 days ago)
Camera Type
Compact
Megapixels
13.2MP
Optical Zoom
3x
15% Price Drop
{Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark III
$549.00
Was $649 (60 days ago)
Camera Type
MILC
Megapixels
16.1MP
Image Sensor Size
4"
14% Price Drop
{Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX85
88 reviews
$597.99
Was $698 (86 days ago)
Camera Type
SLR
Megapixels
16MP
Maximum Image Resolution
4592 X 3448 Pixels
View More Digital Camera Deals