As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 160 is also often compared to ultra compacts, waterproofs and compacts. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 160's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot SX620 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 180) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix L27 and the Coolpix S33)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, compared to other travel zoom competitors the Canon ELPH 160 has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 922k dots), has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 295 shots).

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS
1 year newer
$179 - $249

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX620 HS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX620 HS and ELPH 160

  • Very inexpensive: $179.49 vs $134.47

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180

Canon PowerShot ELPH 180
1 year newer
$118 - $119

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 180 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 180 and ELPH 160

  • Light weight: 126 g vs 127 g
  • Very inexpensive: $118.00 vs $134.47

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS
10 months older

Significant advantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 140 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 140 IS and ELPH 160

  • Light weight: 130 g vs 127 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
1 year newer
$149 - $169

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and ELPH 160

  • Light weight: 138 g vs 127 g
  • Very inexpensive: $149.00 vs $134.47

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145

Canon PowerShot IXUS 145
10 months older
$259

Significant advantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the IXUS 145 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the IXUS 145 and ELPH 160

  • Light weight: 127 g vs 127 g
  • Inexpensive: $259.16 vs $134.47

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
2 years older

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital
  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 220 shots
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/3200 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX160 IS and ELPH 160

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 160 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (january 2015 vs february 2010), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 250 shots) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
10 months older
$80 - $105

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and ELPH 160

  • None found

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610

Sony Cybershot DSC-W610
3 years older
$133

Significant advantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W610 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W610 and ELPH 160

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
4 years older
$297

Significant advantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1400 IS and ELPH 160

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD770 IS

Canon PowerShot SD770 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SD770 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD770 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD770 IS and ELPH 160

  • None found

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3

Panasonic Lumix DMC-XS3
1 year older
$165

Significant advantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DMC-XS3 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the DMC-XS3 and ELPH 160

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD400

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the SD400 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD400 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD400 and ELPH 160

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 160 compared to waterproof competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 30 mm), is significantly smaller (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs compact (110×66×27 mm)), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.1") and is significantly lighter (127 g vs 221 g).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and is not waterproof.

Nikon Coolpix S33

Nikon Coolpix S33
similar age
$150

Significant advantages of the S33 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the S33 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the S33 and ELPH 160

  • None found

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon ELPH 160 compared to compact competitors include: it has a slightly longer battery life (220 shots vs 170 shots) and is newer (january 2015 vs february 2011).

However, on average it has worse image stabilization (digital vs lens) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix L27

Nikon Coolpix L27
1 year older
$221

Significant advantages of the L27 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the L27 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L27 and ELPH 160

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 161 g vs 127 g

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS

Canon PowerShot SD960 IS
5 years older
$312

Significant advantages of the SD960 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the SD960 IS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the SD960 IS and ELPH 160

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix L31

Nikon Coolpix L31
similar age
$140

Significant advantages of the L31 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a flip-out screen

Significant disadvantages of the L31 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L31 and ELPH 160

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 127 g

Samsung TL205

Samsung TL205
5 years older

Significant advantages of the TL205 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TL205 (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Digital
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the TL205 and ELPH 160

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (99×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
3 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 220 shots

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and ELPH 160

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
3 years older
$261

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Better image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Digital

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the ELPH 160)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and ELPH 160

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"