Manufacturer’s Description

Turn Memories Into Memorable Images.

You'll want to carry this compact, versatile camera everywhere, because it gives every shooting opportunity the potential to become a beautiful image. The spectacular 16x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and Optical Image Stabilizer captures clear, vivid images whether your subject is up close or far away. And with the 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor, every detail is precisely rendered for truly impressive image quality. The PowerShot SX160 IS captures breathtakingly realistic 720p HD video in stereo sound with the press of a button. You can zoom while shooting your videos and view them easily later on your HDTV through the HDMI connector. Smart AUTO makes shooting stills and video easy because the camera automatically selects the right settings for 32 predefined shooting situations. Shoot freely and naturally with new High Speed AF that dramatically increases focus speed so you'll capture every shot you want. And because the PowerShot SX160 IS is powered by AA batteries, you'll always be ready to shoot.

The Specs

Battery Information
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Life 140 Shot
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Touchscreen No
Effective Camera Resolution 16.0 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CCD
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/3200 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 6354B001
UPC Code PSSX160ISBLK
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot SX160 IS Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Turn Memories Into Memorable Images.

You'll want to carry this compact, versatile camera everywhere, because it gives every shooting opportunity the potential to become a beautiful image. The spectacular 16x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and Optical Image Stabilizer captures clear, vivid images whether your subject is up close or far away. And with the 16.0 Megapixel sensor and Canon DIGIC 4 Image Processor, every detail is precisely rendered for truly impressive image quality. The PowerShot SX160 IS captures breathtakingly realistic 720p HD video in stereo sound with the press of a button. You can zoom while shooting your videos and view them easily later on your HDTV through the HDMI connector. Smart AUTO makes shooting stills and video easy because the camera automatically selects the right settings for 32 predefined shooting situations. Shoot freely and naturally with new High Speed AF that dramatically increases focus speed so you'll capture every shot you want. And because the PowerShot SX160 IS is powered by AA batteries, you'll always be ready to shoot.

Product Model SX160 IS
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Lens
Optical Zoom 16.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/3.5 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 0.39
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Eye-Fi Card
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX160 IS Compact Camera
  • 2 x AA-size Alkaline Batteries
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
Features Face Detection, Live View, Orientation Sensor, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer
Network & Communication
GPS No
Physical Characteristics
Height 2.9"
Width 4.4"
Depth 1.7"
Weight (Approximate) 8.57 oz
Video
Video Formats MPEG-4, MOV
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Viewfinder
Viewfinder Type No
Warranty
Limited Warranty 1 Year