Canon IXUS 160

IXUS 160, 1/2.3 CCD, 20MP, 5152 x 3864, DIGIC 4+ (iSAPS), 6.858 cm (2.7 ") LCD (TFT), PictBridge, Mini-USB B, 127g

Manufacturer
Canon
SKU
0135C001
05-01-2015
Simple stylish shooting

Flexible, fun and small enough to carry with you everywhere, this stylish 20 Megapixel IXUS with Smart Auto makes shooting beautiful Canon quality photos and HD movies simply effortless for everyone.

- Put style and simplicity in your pocket with ultra-slim IXUS
- Capture all your best moments - near or far
- Capture stunning detail with 20 MP
- Beautiful shots with point and shoot ease using Smart Auto
- Have fun and experiment with Creative Filters

Pocket-sized picture perfection

Small enough to fit easily into your bag or pocket, the ultra-slim and stylish IXUS 160 makes it easy to capture superb quality photos and movies wherever you go.

Shoot far and wide

Capture every moment with ease using the flexibility of a 28mm wide 8x optical zoom lens. Get nearer to distant subjects using the 8x optical zoom or get even closer without any loss of quality with 16x ZoomPlus.

Exceptional detail for your best memories

Enjoy exceptional quality, detailed images. Flexibly frame and crop your photos or create stunning poster sized prints thanks to 20.0 Megapixels.

Stunning images with ease

Easily shoot fantastic photos or movies with Smart Auto, which chooses the perfect camera settings for you – whatever the scene. All you have to do is point and shoot. Use the Help Button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its functions.

Play with your creativity

Experiment and have fun with a range of Creative Filters. You can re-create the distortion of a fish-eye lens, make scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models and much more.

HD movies at your fingertips

Making great movies is fun and easy. With one touch of a button you can effortlessly shoot great HD movies (720p). Experience the creative versatility of shooting movies using the optical zoom and still enjoy superb, sharp results.

Add a personal touch

Make shots your own with quick and easy control over picture settings such as brightness and colour intensity. Preview the results while framing using Live View Control and enjoy sharing them with friends using the 6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD screen. Combine with a Canon Connect Station and you can easily share your photos and movies with the world on social media sites and online albums like irista, plus enjoy watching them with family and friends on an HD TV.

Great people shots

Effortlessly enjoy great shots of friends thanks to Face Detection technology. It detects multiple faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Face Detection also ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions.

Eco Mode

Great for day trips. Eco Mode reduces battery consumption so you can capture more shots from a single charge of the rechargeable Lithium-ion battery.

Video

Full HD 
N
Maximum video resolution 
1280 x 720 pixels
Video resolutions 
640 x 480, 1280 x 720 pixels
Video formats supported 
MOV
Motion JPEG frame rate
30 fps
Resolution at capture speed
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Technical details

Colour of product 
Black
ISO sensitivity 
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, Auto
Focal length range (f-f) 
5 - 40 mm
Analog signal format system 
NTSC, PAL
Auto Exposure (AE) lock
Y
Auto Focus (AF) assist beam
Y
Auto focusing (AF) modes 
Continuous Auto Focus, Servo Auto Focus, Single Auto Focus, Tracking Auto Focus
Camera file system
DPOF 1.1, Exif 2.3
Compatible memory cards 
SD, SDHC, SDXC
Flash exposure lock
Y
Flash modes 
Auto, Flash off, Flash on, Manual, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash sync-speed
0.0005s
Focus
TTL
Image processor
DIGIC 4+
Light exposure correction
± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light metering 
Centre-weighted, Evaluative (Multi-pattern), Spot
Megapixel 
20 MP
Memory slots 
1
On Screen Display (OSD) languages
ARA, CHI (SIMPL), CHI (TR), CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HEB, HUN, IND, ITA, JPN, KOR, NOR, POL, POR, RUM, RUS, SWE, THA, TUR, UKR, VIE
Optical zoom 
8x
PictBridge 
Y
Scene modes 
Fireworks, Portrait, Snow
Self-timer 
2, 10s
Sensor type 
CCD
Total megapixels 
20.5 MP
USB connector type 
Mini-USB B
White balance 
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H

Ports & interfaces

HDMI 
N
Built-in microphone 
Y
USB version 
2.0

Power

Power source type 
Battery
Battery type 
NB-11L

Display

Display resolution (numeric) 
230000 pixels
Field of view
100%

Technical details

Display diagonal 
6.86 cm (2.7")

Audio

Audio formats supported 
PCM

Lens system

Lens structure (elements/groups) 
8/7
Extra/Smart zoom
16x
Combined zoom
32x
Focus adjustment
Auto
Closest focusing distance
0.01m
Digital zoom 
4x
Image stabilizer 
Y
Maximum aperture number 
6.9
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) 
22.4 cm
Minimum aperture number 
3.2
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) 
2.8 cm
Number of aspheric elements
1

Camera

Camera type 
Compact camera
Photo effects 
Black&White, Vivid
Brightness adjustment
Y
Playback zoom (max)
10x

Focusing

Auto Focus (AF) lock
Y
Auto Focus (AF) points selection
Auto

Light exposure

ISO sensitivity (max)
1600
ISO sensitivity (min)
100

Flash

Built-in flash 
Y
Flash range (tele)
1.3 - 1.5m
Flash range (wide)
0.5 - 3m

Shutter

Fastest camera shutter speed 
1/2000s
Slowest camera shutter speed 
15s

System requirements

Windows operating systems supported 
Windows 7 Enterprise, Windows 7 Enterprise x64, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ult
Mac operating systems supported 
Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks

Operational conditions

Operating temperature (T-T) 
0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%

Battery

Battery life (CIPA standard)
220 shots

Packaging content

Battery technology 
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Batteries included
Y
Battery charger included
Y
Quick start guide 
Y

Picture quality

Image sensor size
25.4/58.4 mm (1/2.3")
Maximum image resolution 
5152 x 3864 pixels
Still image resolution(s) 
5152 x 3864, 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480, 5152 x 2896
Supported aspect ratios 
4:3, 16:9
Image stabilizer location
Body

Weight & dimensions

Weight (including battery)
127g
Width 
9.52 cm
Depth 
2.21 cm
Height 
5.43 cm