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Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1619 reviews of Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the image quality and size. The portability and price also get good feedback, but the shutter and exposure get less positive opinions. Comments about the image stabilizer and memory are mixed.

usability, price, portability, size, image quality

low-light, optics, exposure, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 64 user reviews of Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the sensor and usability are generally positive. The portability and price are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the low light performance and screen. Comments are divided on the image quality.

performance, price, portability, usability, sensor

durability, screen, low-light

86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 304 user reviews of Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the size and portability are generally positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical reviews about the shutter and durability.

usability, price, performance, portability, size

screen, durability, shutter

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Canon IXUS 160 / PowerShot ELPH 160 / IXY 150 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca.

88% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Canon IXUS 160

 

The Ixus is Canon's pocket size camera range, it does however benefit from all the technology that its larger siblings have in terms of technology so do not reject this unit simply because its small enough to fit inside the smallest pocket.

The Canon Ixus 160 Compact Digital Camera measures 9.5x5.5x2cm and weights only 126grams. The right side has a rubberised edge which at the top lifts to reveal A/V out. In the centre is a clip to attach a wrist strap. The base has a tripod screw anchor...

Jun, 2015

Expert review by : Jim Fisher (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot Elph 160

 

The Canon PowerShot Elph 160 is one of the least expensive compact cameras you can buy, but you're better off spending just a little bit more on a point-and-shoot.

Very affordable. Quick startup and focus. Compact. 8x zoom lens.

Disappointing rear LCD. No optical image stabilization. Lacks Wi-Fi. Omits Canon Creative Shot. Image noise is an issue. Video limited to 720p.

Performance and Conclusions The Elph 160 starts and shoots in a very reasonable 1.4 seconds, focuses in just about 0.1-second, and shoots continuously at 0.7fps. You can gain some shot-to-shot speed by moving up to a more expensive camera—the N100...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Josh Fate (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

 

The Canon ELPH 160 is an ultra-compact, affordable digicam. A 20-Megapixel imaging sensor and lack of OIS leave the camera capturing noisy images all the time. A perfect example of "you get what you pay for". Read more in our Full Conclusion.

Smart Auto shooting mode is accurate and easy in all situations ; Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record ; Bright 2.7-inch LCD is easy to see in most shooting situations ; Good Battery Life ; Very Affordable

High levels of noise at all ISO settings ; Lacking shooting performance ; Weak built-in flash ; No Full 1080p HD video capture ; No HDMI output for HD movies on an HDTV ; No Optical image stabilization ; No sharing features

The Canon ELPH 160 is an ultra-compact, affordable digicam. A 20-Megapixel imaging sensor and lack of OIS leave the camera capturing noisy images all the time. A perfect example of "you get what you pay for". Read more in our

Apr, 2015

Expert review by : Michael Palmer (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 IS Preview

 

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 IS is an affordable new point-and-shoot digicam with a sub $120 MSRP. It is replacing the 135 model from last year. While it features the same 20MP CCD image sensor and DIGIC 4+ image processor from its pricier S170...

Jan, 2015

Expert review by : Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

 

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 digital compact camera : Canon has recently introduced the PowerShot ELPH 160 digital camera. The new PowerShot camera is designed for hassle-free capture of family fun and special memories. With 20.0 Megapixels of resolution,...

The Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 price is set at $119.99. Retail prices vary from country to country. The compact camera is available in four colors: black, white, silver and red. The retail sales package contains the following accessories: Canon NB-11L...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : Jack Baker (photographyblog.com)

Canon IXUS 160 Review

 

Recently introduced alongside the new IXUS 165 and 170 models, the IXUS 160/PowerShot Digital ELPH 160 sits in the middle of Canon's super-slim and stylish IXUS line-up. It boasts a 20MP 1/2.3” CCD sensor and an 8x optical zoom lens with a...

Budget compact cameras rarely set the world alight with exceptional performance or innovative features, but the IXUS 160 is even more lacklustre than the norm. Aside from including a respectable amount of manual shooting options and a few nifty...

Mar, 2015

Expert review by : William Brawley (imaging-resource.com)

Canon 160 Review

 

Canon ELPH models are notable for their stylish and slim design, as well as their sheer affordability. The latest entry-level ELPH model, the Canon ELPH 160, undoubtedly keeps these qualities. Serving as the replacement to the Canon ELPH 135, the ELPH...

Offered in four different colors -- white, red, silver or black -- the Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 will be available in February at a very budget-friendly price of US$119.99.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Canon Ixus 160

 

compact easy to carry

no bad points

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Canon Ixus 160

 

a very nice compact camera, does everything I wanted, nothing difficult about it, just wanted something nice and simple.

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Canon Ixus 160

 

Picture quality is wonderful, I take this camera with me everywhere! Majorly user-friendly, would recommend for anyone who needs a camera for day to day or holiday use.

Sep, 2016

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