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PowerShot ELPH 160

Slim Style, Point-and-Shoot Ease.

Easy to use and stylish too, the PowerShot ELPH 160 camera is designed for hassle-free capture of family fun and special memories. Slim and light, it boasts a big 8x Optical Zoom so you can get close to your subjects quickly. Image quality is sharp and detailed thanks to the high-resolution 20.0 Megapixel* sensor plus DIGIC 4+ Image Processor. When you're ready to shoot impressive 720p HD video, simply press the dedicated movie button. And when you shoot in Smart AUTO mode, the camera automatically chooses the proper camera settings by analyzing the scene based on several common and more unique predefined shooting situations, so achieving the best possible image quality can be effortless. There is even a Help button that provides clear explanations and guidance for camera operations. Preserve your memories beautifully - and simply - with the PowerShot ELPH 160 camera.

*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

$139.99 MSRP

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  • What's in the Box
    • PowerShot ELPH 160
    • Battery Pack NB-11L
    • Battery Charger CB-2LF
    • Wrist Strap WS-800
    • (USB Interface Cable and Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM are not included)
  • TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 12x Optical, 4x Digital and 48x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Total MegapixelsApprox. 20.5 Megapixels
  • Effective PixelsApprox. 20.0 Megapixels
  • Focal Length5 - 40mm
    25 - 300mm 35mm film equivalent
  • Digital ZoomApprox. 4.0x
  • Focusing RangeAuto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (T);
    Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (T);
    Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W)
    Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3 m) - infinity (W, T)
  • Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus
  • Optical ViewfinderNot Available
  • LCD Monitor2.7-inch TFT Colour LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
  • LCD PixelsApprox. 230,000 dots
  • LCD CoverageApprox. 100%
  • Shutter Speed

    1-1/2000 sec.
    15-1 sec. (Long Shutter mode)

  • White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
  • Built-in FlashAuto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
  • Flash Exposure CompensationNot available
  • Storage MediaSD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • File FormatDesign rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
  • Image Recording FormatFine
  • Number of Recording Pixels

    Still Images (4:3 Aspect Ratio):
    Large: 5152 x 3864
    Medium 1: 3648 x 2736
    Medium 2: 2048 x 1536
    Small: 640 x 480
    Wide: 5152 x 2896
    Medium: 2560 x 1920 (in Low Light mode)

    Videos:
    HD 1280 x 720: 25 fps
    Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps
    Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps

  • Erase Modes

    Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images

    • The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
    • Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.
  • Video OutNTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Audio OutMonaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • OtherSD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
  • Power SourceBattery Pack NB-11LH/NB-11L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90
  • Shooting CapacityApprox. 200 shots
    Approx. 255 shots in ECO Mode
  • Operating Temperature32 – 104°F (0 – 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity10–90%
  • Dimensions3.92 x 0.89 x 2.27 in.
    99.6 x 22.6 x 57.6mm
  • WeightApprox. 4.97 oz (141g) including the battery and memory card.
    Approx. 4.37 oz (124g) camera only.