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Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
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Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 is Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 8x Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Has an image stabilizer
Sturdy, metal body
Expert reviews are average

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, PC Mag and techreviewsource.com the average expert rating of this camera is 67 out of 100.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

We checked 34,684 owner and expert reviews (including 1,369 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its medium megapixel cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Design

Sturdy, Metal Body

Three customers wrote in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS was good quality. Camera Labs mentioned in their review of this digital camera “Above average image quality”. They also wrote “Sturdy, metal body” in their review. Expert website Techreviewsource.com said “It takes images of very good overall quality” but even so they only gave this digital camera a score of 60 out of 100.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS in February 2014.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched more than two years ago also have a built-in flash.

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Lens System

Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 8 times zoom factor, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

With a maximum aperture number of 6.9, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera. Medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera have maximum aperture numbers of between 2.5 and 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras of this type and age range from 4.5mm to 40mm.

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Display

Average Display Diagonal

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a pretty typical display diagonal (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536 and 4608 x 2592. Comparable spec cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras of a similar age and spec to it.

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16 Megapixels Megapixel

This is a 16 megapixels camera.

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Technical Details

Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a self-timer, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Camera

Supports Direct Printing

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS supports direct printing, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Supports Live View

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS supports live view, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Packaging Content

Has a Wrist Strap Included

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a wrist strap included. Most of the other digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also have a wrist strap included.

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Has a Battery Charger Included

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a battery charger included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has a Batteries Included

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a batteries included. Most of the other digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Ports & Interfaces

Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS does not have an HDMI. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a similar time to this digital camera do have an HDMI.

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Supports PictBridge

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera also support PictBridge.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other medium megapixel cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital 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). Across all digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera the video resolution ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Weight & Dimensions

Very Light

With a weight of only 115 grams, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is one of the lighter digital cameras of this age and type amongst cameras of this age. The lightest medium megapixel digital camera that came out more than two years ago is 20g , the heaviest is 1.3kg, and the average weight is 250g.

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Flash

Quite Slow Flash Recharging Time

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has one of the slower flash recharging times (10 seconds) amongst medium megapixel cameras of this age. Digital cameras of this spec and age have flash recharging times of between 3s and 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Good Quality Pictures

Three customers who reviewed this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images. Expert website Pcmag.com said in their Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS review three years ago “It delivers sharp images throughout its zoom range”.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 9147b001, canon 9144b001
Barcodes 00013803237719, 00013803237733, 00088022108638, 00132018240106, 00138032377194, 00138032377330, 00163121452971, 00172304233641, 00617407475418, 00669264508785, 00729907092016, 00803982820655

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