As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is also often compared to compacts, digicams and ultra compacts. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 180's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix A300 and the Coolpix W100) and Canon (such as the PowerShot A2500 and the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2015) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), doesn't have a built-in GPS, records lower quality movies (720p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Nikon Coolpix A300

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3 months newer
$137

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A300 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Super compact (96×58×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

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similar age
$149

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Compact (95×57×24 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 138 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

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2 years older
$118 - $128

Significant advantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W830 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

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

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Super compact (93×52×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 122 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot ELPH 350 HS

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1 year older

Significant advantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a GPS
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 350 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 350 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 147 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

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1 year older

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

  • None found

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

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

common strengths of the ELPH 160 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 127 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS

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1 year older
$219 - $249

Significant advantages of the SX610 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the SX610 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Larger: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Heavier: 191 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the SX610 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Compact (105×61×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to compact competitors include: it has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), has a slightly longer battery life (220 shots vs 170 shots), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2011) and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1600 of a second).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), doesn't record movies in 24p and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot A2500

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2 years older
$357

Significant advantages of the A2500 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the A2500 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the A2500 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (98×56×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 125 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix A10

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similar age
$87 - $99

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Better wide angle: 26 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A10 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 126 g
  • Inexpensive: $86.95 vs $109.00

Canon ELPH 300 HS

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the 300 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the 300 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 141 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

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4 years older

Significant advantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 110 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 220 shots

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 135 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

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9 years older

Significant advantages of the SD800 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD800 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"
  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Heavier: 195 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the SD800 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Compact (90×58×25 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

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5 years older

Significant advantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1300 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Lower resolution movies: 480p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps
  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the SD1300 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×56×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 140 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a much wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 52 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs none), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 0.2 MP), is newer (january 2016 vs january 1997) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 1/45 of a second).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/10000 of a second).

Nikon Coolpix W100

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6 months newer
$157

Significant advantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix W100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

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

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Light weight: 177 g vs 126 g
  • Inexpensive: $156.95 vs $109.00

Nikon Coolpix 100

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19 years older

Significant advantages of the Coolpix 100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None
  • Much faster max shutter speed: 1/10000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix 100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much worse wide angle: 52 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly lower true resolution: 0.2 MP vs 9.7 MP

common strengths of the Coolpix 100 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Light weight: 200 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.9"

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it is newer (january 2016 vs february 2010), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1"), has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1500 of a second) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 4 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm), is slightly larger (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slightly shorter battery life (220 shots vs 240 shots).

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W380

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6 years older

Significant advantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W380 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W380 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

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1 year older
$88 - $120

Significant advantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the DSC-W800 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W800 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot WX50

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3 years older
$201

Significant advantages of the WX50 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WX50 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the WX50 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

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5 years older

Significant advantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1400 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1400 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found