Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Black)

Part Number: CNETSX160ISB

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    16.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    16,600,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    16,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    16 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (Dynamic Image Stabilizer)
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    Face-priority AF, Subject-tracking AF
  • Face Detection
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    discreet, fireworks, low light, portrait mode, self-portrait with self-timer, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Posterization, Sepia, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome, Neutral, Positive Film
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/2000 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    16 x zoom lens - 5 - 80 mm - f/3.5-5.9
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 448mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 11 elements
  • Features
    UD glass, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 10 ft ( wide lens )
    2 ft - 6.6 ft ( tele lens )

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.5 frames per second, 0.6 frames per second, 0.8 frames per second, 2.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 15 sec, 10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    720p HD movie recording, Subject Detection technology, built-in help guide, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital tele-converter, face detection, highlight point display, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, AE lock, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, sharpness control, in-camera red-eye removal, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, AF lock, sharpness control, Eye-Fi Card Ready, FE lock, Intelligent Image Stabilisation (IS), RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smart AUTO

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon ImageBrowser EX, Canon PhotoStitch, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.6 - 10.7, MS Windows 7 SP1, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, wrist strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )
  • Battery Life Details
    Photo shooting - 140 shots ( alkaline batteries )
    Photo shooting - 380 shots ( NiMH batteries )
    Playback - 7 hours ( alkaline batteries )
    Playback - 10 hours ( NiMH batteries )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4608 x 3456
    JPEG 4608 x 3072
    JPEG 4608 x 2592
    JPEG 3456 x 3456
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 3264 x 2176
    JPEG 3264 x 1832
    JPEG 2448 x 2448
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 25 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 2.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.25 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Height
    2.9 in
  • Weight
    8.6 oz

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy See all prices

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS (Black)

Part Number: CNETSX160ISB
MSRP: $229.99 Low Price: $145.71 See all prices