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PowerShot SX160 IS Black

PowerShot SX Series

PowerShot SX160 IS

PowerShot SX160 IS PowerShot SX160 IS Body (black shown) 2 AA-size Alkaline Batteries Wrist Strap WS-800 USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 16x Optical Zoom & 4x Digital Zoom & 64x Combined Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Type


16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD

Total Pixels


Approx. 16.6 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 16.0 Megapixels

Focal Length


5.0 (W) - 80.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 448 mm)

Optical Zoom


16x

Digital Zoom


4x

Focusing Range


Normal/Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 2.0 ft. (60 cm) - infinity (T)
Macro AF: 0.4 in. 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Optical Viewfinder


N/A

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels


Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/3.5 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed


1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted Average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method


Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


Still Images: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (Not available when shooting movies)

White Balance Control


Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.

Built-in Flash


Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
- Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.

Flash Range


1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 2.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), 60cm - 2.0m (T))

Recycling Time


15 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation


+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Shooting Modes


M, Av, Tv, P, Live View Control, Auto, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Discreet, Movie*3
Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
*1 Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks
*2 Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
*3 Standard, iFrame Movie

Photo Effects


My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color**Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available

Self Timer


Approx. 10-sec. delay, approx. 2-sec. delay, custom*
*Delay time (0-15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control


N/A

Continuous Shooting


Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Normal: Approx. 2.8 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.5 shots/sec. (in P mode)
LV: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Under conditions where the flash does not fire automaticallyDiffers depending on the zoom position

Storage Media


SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

File Format


Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

Image Recording Format


Superfine / Fine

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Images:
[16:9]
Large: 4608 x 2592
Medium 1: 3264 x 1832
Medium 2: 1920 x 1080
Small: 640 x 360

[3:2]
Large: 4608 x 3072
Medium 1: 3264 x 2176
Medium 2: 1600 x 1064
Small: 640 x 424

[4:3]
Large: 4608 x 3456
Medium 1: 3264 x 2448
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200
Small: 640 x 480

[1:1]
Large: 3456 x 3456
Medium 1: 2448 x 2448
Medium 2: 1200 x 1200
Small: 480 x 480

Videos:
HD 1280 x 720: 25 fps
iFrame Movie HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps / 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
640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)

Image data



   
Note: SF=Superfine F=Fine
*When in High-speed Burst, Movie Digest or Low Light.
- The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Movie data


       
*1 Playback frame is 25 fps.
*2 Playback frame is 30 fps*3.
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

Playback Modes File


Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition Effects, Scroll Display, Active Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Image Search, Slideshow (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
Still Images: Single, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Videos: Normal Playback*, Skip Backward**, Previous Frame***, Next Frame***, Skip Forward**

* Audio settings available in 5 levels
** Approximately 4 seconds
*** Slow motion available

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 (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.

Video Out


NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Mini-HDMI connector

Audio Out


Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Other


SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

Power Source


1) 2 AA Alkaline batteries
2) AC Adapter Kit ACK-800

Shooting Capacity


AA Alkaline: Approx. 140 shots
AA NiMH: Approx. 380 shots

Playback Time


AA Alkaline Batteries: Approx. 7 hours
AA NiMH Batteries (NB-3AH): Approx. 10 hours

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.37 x 2.85 x 1.74 in (111.0 x 72.5 x 44.1 mm)

Weight


CIPA standard: Approx. 10.3 oz. or 291 g
Camera Body Only: Approx. 8.57 oz. or 243 gNote: 27 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi, and Hindi).

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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