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

16MP 8x CCD Feb 2014
Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Sensor Type Release Date
Stylish Smarts Made EasyFor everyday moments and fun times out, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has you covered. Super slim and easy to use, this camera has the power to capture beautiful images with a... More
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18 Reasons For

Canon Cameras Have Good Reviews

Compact cameras manufactured by Canon have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact cameras) and found that Canon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Technical Features

Some Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS owners who bought the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS thought it had good features. Expert website Pcmag.com said “The Canon PowerShot Elph 140 IS doesn't have the features of more expensive cameras.” in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS. Pc Mag wrote “Lacks Wi-Fi and other advanced features”.

Good Quality Pictures

A few customers agreed that the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS was able to produce good images. Three years ago expert website Pcmag.com said in their review of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS “It delivers sharp images throughout its zoom range”. Pcmag.com also said “Is a decent option for budget-minded photographers”.

Good Size

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS owner mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was compact. Expert website Pcmag.com wrote “The Canon PowerShot Elph 140 IS ($129.99) is the least expensive Canon compact that you can get with image stabilization” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased it thought it was wifi compatible.

Good Quality Lens

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS owner said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good zoom.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. 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.

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SD Compatible Memory Cards

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC compatible memory cards, which is the most frequently supported compatible memory cards on comparable spec digital cameras that are a similar age to 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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Has an Image Stabilizer

Like most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has an image stabilizer.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS.

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Has Seven White Balances

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a greater number of white balance modes than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance, which is the most frequently found white balance found on compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS. The white balances "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Photo Effectss

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a greater number of photo effects than most similar spec digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it. This camera has a Black&White photo effects, which is the most commonly found photo effects found on digital cameras of this age and type. The photo effects "Vivid" is also found on this Canon digital camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution(s)

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and type. This digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s)s of 3264 x 2448 and 2048 x 1536 and 4608 x 2592. Across all digital cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS the still image resolution ranges from 640 x 360 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.9, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type. The biggest maximum aperture number of digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is 1.8 and the smallest is 87.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolutions

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of this type and age. 640 x 480 pixels 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). Similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS video resolutionss range from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Light

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is quite light (only 115 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Across all the cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS the weights range from 20g to 840g, and the average weight is 170g.

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TFT Display

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a TFT display which is better than the LCD display found on most compact cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Compact cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS displays range from LCD to AMOLED.

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15 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

This compact camera digital camera received an expert rating of 60% from PC Mag. The digital camera expert review sites don't rate this Canon digital camera very highly.

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS owner who purchased it concluded that it was not noisy. Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Images on the noisy side” in their review of this digital camera.

Does Not Support Video Capability

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS does not support video capability, although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS also do not support video capability.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS does not support wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS does not have a GPS (satellite), although keep in mind that most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is not waterproof, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modess

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is more than most comparable spec cameras that have been around for more than two years. This Canon camera features an Auto flash modes, which is the most commonly featured flash modes featured on digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS. The flash modess "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Quite Low Motion JPEG Frame Rate

At only 25 frames per second, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a quite low motion JPEG frame rate compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS. The average motion JPEG frame rate of compact cameras that were released more than two years ago is 33fps.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modess

The number of shooting modes found on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is more than most cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Canon camera has an Auto shooting modes, which is the most frequently found shooting modes found on comparable spec cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The shooting modess "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this camera.

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Quite Small Battery Capacity

The average battery capacity of compact cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is 830mAh, and the battery capacitys range from 170mAh to 1,700mAh. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has one of the smaller battery capacitys (only 680 milliamperes * hour) amongst similar spec cameras of this age.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

At only 1,600, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a fairly low ISO sensitivity (max) compared to most of the other compact cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of comparable spec cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is 3 and the highest is 26,000.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of supported image formats on the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS is more than most digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Canon digital camera supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by compact cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS.

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Quite Long Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of compact cameras that have been around for more than two years range from 0.0005s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 6.1s. With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has one of the longer flash recharging times amongst digital cameras of this age.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released over three years ago.

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a fairly standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and type to the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 8 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a relatively average optical zoom compared to most of the other compact cameras that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 2.7 inches, the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS has a pretty typical display diagonal compared to most of the other compact cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot ELPH 140 IS.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel
Image Stabilizer
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution(s)
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Formats Supported
Total Megapixels
Supported Aspect Ratios
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour of Product
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture Number
Minimum Aperture Number
Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)
Focal Length Range (f-F)
Focusing
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (wide)
Auto Mode Focusing Range (tele)
Focus
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Modes
ISO Sensitivity
ISO Sensitivity (max)
ISO Sensitivity (min)
Auto Exposure (AE) Lock
Light Metering
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Slowest Camera Shutter Speed
Fastest Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Modes
Flash Range (tele)
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range (wide)
Video
Maximum Video Resolution
Motion JPEG Frame Rate
Video Formats Supported
Analog Signal Format System
Video Resolutions
Resolution At Capture Speed
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Formats Supported
Memory
Compatible Memory Cards
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slots
Display
Display Diagonal
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution (numeric)
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
HDMI
Camera
White Balance
Shooting Modes
Photo Effects
Self-Timer Delay
Camera File System
Live View
Camera Playback
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Modes
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight (including Battery)
Battery
Power Source Type
Battery Technology
Number of Batteries Supported
Battery Type
Battery Capacity
Battery Life (CIPA Standard)
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Batteries Included
Battery Charger Included
Wrist Strap Included
Other Features
Built-In Flash
Technical Details
Self-Timer
Audio Recording Formats

Expert Reviews

(3)
25 June 2014

The Canon PowerShot Elph 140 IS doesn't have the features of more expensive cameras, but is a decent option for budget-minded photographers...

Inexpensive
8x zoom range
Compact
Images on the noisy side
Wide-angle coverage limited to 28mm
Low-resolution rear display
Video limited to 720p
Lacks Wi-Fi and other advanced features
1 November 2013

Canon IXUS 140 / ELPH 130 IS review The Canon IXUS 140 / ELPH 130 IS is a 16 Megapixel point-and-shoot compact with an 8x optical zoom and a 3-inch LCD screen. The earlier 2012 IXUS / ELPH range... Read more…

Sturdy, metal body
8x zoom
Builtin WiFi
Above average image quality
Slow shooting speeds
Below average video

The Canon PowerShot Elph 130 IS has an 8x optical zoom lens, a 16-megapixel CCD sensor and built-in Wi-Fi. It takes images of very good overall quality but has slow shooting speeds.... Read more…

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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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