Canon Powershot Elph 160 Camera Manual

Canon Powershot Elph 160 Camera Manual

  • Company : Canon
  • Model No: PowerShot ELPH 160
  • Model Type: Camera
  • Added Date: 2017-04-05 19:26:32
  • Specification: Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 Specs
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Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 8x Optical, 4x Digital and 32x Combined Zoom

Image Capture Device

20.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD

Total Pixels
Approx. 20.5 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 20.0 Megapixels*
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.


Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 40.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-224mm)

Digital Zoom

Focusing Range
Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1.3 m) - infinity (T);
Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1.3 m) - infinity (T); Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W);
Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3 m) - infinity (W,T)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus


Optical Viewfinder
Not Available

LCD Monitor
2..7-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/3.2 (W), f/6.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
1-1/2000 sec.
15-1 sec. (Long Exposure mode)

Exposure Control

Auto, ISO 100-1600

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

White Balance

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 ft. - 9.8 ft. (W), 4.3 - 4.9 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), (1.3m - 1.5m (T))

    Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance

    Recycling Time
    10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Not available

    Shooting Specifications

    Shooting Modes
    Auto, P, Live View Control, Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

    Photo Effects
    Not 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
    Not available

    Continuous Shooting
    Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)

    Normal: Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)

  • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
  • Differs depending on the zoom position.
  • Image Storage

    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

    JPEG Compression Mode
    Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)

    Video: MOV (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))

    Number of Recording Pixels

    Still Images (4:3 Aspect Ratio): Large: 5152 x 3864
    Medium 1: 3648 x 2736
    Medium 2: 2048 x 1536
    Small: 640 x 480
    Wide: 5152 x 2896
    Medium: 2560 x 1920 (in Low Light & Digital IS modes)

    HD 1280 x 720: 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)

    Number of Recordable Images

    Image data
    File Size (KB) 16 GB
    Large (L) F 5,569 2,760
    Medium 1 (M1) F 3,018 5,061
    Medium 2 (M2) F 893 16,755
    Small (S) F 150 80,988
    Wide (W) F 4,438 3,470
    Medium* (M) F 1,848 8,235

    Note: F=Fine
    * When in Low Light and Digital IS modes.
    • 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.

    Time of Recordable Movies

    Movie data
      Miniature Effect Other
    HD: 1280 x 720 VGA: 640 x 480 HD: 1280 x 720 VGA: 640 x 480
    Shooting 5 fps
    (5x Speed)
    2.5 fps
    (10x Speed)
    5 fps
    (20x Speed)
    6 fps
    (5x Speed)
    3 fps
    (10x Speed)
    5 fps
    (20x Speed)
    25 fps 30 fps*2
    Playback 25 fps 30 fps*2
    Single Clip Approx. Recording Timefps*2 29 min. 59 sec. 1 hr. 29 min. 59 sec. 1 hr.
    Video Recording Bit Rate NA NA Approx. 15 Mbps Approx. 3 Mbps
    Movie Size (KB/sec.) 319 159 80 84 42 21 1781 607
    16GB 13 hrs. 11 min. 58 sec. 25 hrs. 46 min. 08 sec. 49 hrs. 02 min. 56 sec. 46 hrs. 54 min. 59 sec. 86 hrs. 19 min. 35 sec. 148 hrs. 50 min. 20 sec. 2 hrs. 21 min. 58 sec. 6 hrs. 44 min. 38 sec.

    *1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card.
     • Recording stops automatically once the file size reaches 4 GB or the memory card becomes full.
     • Recording may stop unexpectedly if a memory card with a low Speed Class is used.
    *2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

    Playback Specifications

    Playback Modes File
    Stills & Videos:
    Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, Slideshow (Repeat, Interval, Effect)

    Still Images:
    Single, Index (6-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning

    Normal Playback*1, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2

  • Displays playback position and shooting time

  • *1 Audio settings available in 5 levels
    *2 Approximately 4 seconds
    *3 Slow motion available

    Erasing Specifications

    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 can be deleted.
  • Interfaces

    Video Out
    NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

    Audio Out
    Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

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

    Power Source
    Battery Pack NB-11LH/NB-11L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-90

    Shooting Capacity
    Approx. 230 shots

    Approx. 310 shots in ECO Mode

    Playback Time
    Approx. 4 hours

    Physical Specifications

    Operating Temperature

    Operating Humidity

    Dimensions (W x H x D)
    3.75 x 2.14 x 0.87 in. / 95.2 x 54.3 x 22.1mm

    4.48 oz. / 127g (CIPA standard)
    3.92 oz. / 111g (Body only)

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

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