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.
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.
Type: 1/2.3 type CCD
Effective Pixels: Approx. 20.0M*
Effective / Total Pixels: Approx. 20.5M
Colour Filter Type : Primary Colour
Type: DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology
Focal Length: 5.0 – 40.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 28 – 224 mm)
Zoom: Optical 8x
Digital Approx. 4x
Combined Approx. 32x*
Maximum f/number: f/3.2 – f/6.9
Construction: 8 elements in 7 groups
(1 double-sided aspherical lens)
Image Stabilisation: Digital (Digital IS Mode)
AF System/ Points: AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)
AF Modes: Single, Continuous (Auto mode only), Servo AF/AE, Tracking AF*
AF Lock: Yes
AF Assist Beam: Yes
Closest Focusing Distance: 1 cm (W) from front of lens in Macro
Metering modes: Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)
AE Lock: Yes
Exposure Compensation: /- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
Enhanced i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
ISO sensitivity: AUTO, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Speed: 1 – 1/2000 sec. (factory default)
15 – 1/2000 sec. (total range – varies by shooting mode)
Settings: Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Monitor: 6.8 cm (2.7") LCD (TFT), Approx. 230,000 dots
Coverage: Approx. 100%
Brightness: Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD
Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro
Slow Sync Speed: Yes. Fastest speed 1/2000 sec.
Red-Eye Reduction: Yes
Flash Exposure Compensation: Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Exposure Lock: Yes
Built-in Flash Range: 50 cm – 3.0 m (W) / 1.3 – 1.5 m (T)
External Flash: Canon High Power Flash HF-DC1
Canon High Power Flash HF-DC2
Modes: Smart Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Live View Control, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (5.0 MP), Digital IS, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
Modes in Movie: Smart Auto (21 scenes detected), P, Portrait, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks
Drive modes: Single, Continuous, Self-Timer
Continuous Shooting: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (until memory card becomes full)***
RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION
Image Size: 4:3 - (L) 5152 x 3864, (M1) 3648 x 2736, (M2) 2048 x 1536, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 5152 x 2896 Resize in playback (M2, S)
Movies: (HD) 1280 x 720, 25 fps, (L) 640 x 480, 30 fps
Miniature Effect (HD) 5 fps, 2.5 fps, 1.25 fps
Miniature Effect (L) 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
Movie Length: (HD) Up to 4 GB or 29 min. 59 sec.*
(L) up to 4 GB or 1 hour**
Still Image Type: JPEG compression, (Exif 2.3 (Exif Print) compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1 compliant
Movies: MOV (Video:MPEG-4 AVC / H.264, Audio: Linear PCM (monaural))
Canon Printers : Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge
Red-Eye Correction: Yes, during shooting and playback
Intelligent Orientation Sensor: Yes, with Auto Rotate
Playback zoom: Approx. 2x – 10x
Self Timer: Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom
Menu Languages: English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi, Malaysian, Hindi, Indonesian, Vietnamese, Hebrew
Computer: Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)
Other: A/V output, dedicated connector (PAL/NTSC)
Type: SD, SDHC, SDXC
Batteries: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-11L/ NB-11LH (NB-11L battery and charger supplied)
Battery life : Approx. 220 shots
Eco Mode: Approx. 300 shots
Approx. 240min. playback
A/C Power Supply: Optional, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90
Operating Environment: 0 – 40 °C, 10 – 90% humidity
Dimensions (WxHxD): 95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1 mm
Weight: Approx. 127 g (including battery and memory card)
Effective Pixels: * Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
Zoom: * Depending on the image size selected.
AF Modes: * Some settings limit availability.
Continuous Shooting: * Under conditions where the flash does not fire.
** Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
Movie Length: * The following Speed Class memory cards are required for maximum record time: (HD) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 4 or above. (Full HD) 1920 x 1080 Speed Class 6 or above. (iFrame) 1280 x 720 Speed Class 6 or above.
** Depending on memory card speed / capacity / compression setting.
All data is based on Canon standard testing methods (according to CIPA Standards) except where indicated.
Subject to change without notice.