As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is also often compared to ultra compacts, digicams and compacts. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 180's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot SD1300 IS) and Nikon (such as the Coolpix W100 and the Coolpix A300)

compared toTravel zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to other travel zoom competitors include: it is newer (january 2016 vs january 2015).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a significantly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 461k dots) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
similar age
$120 - $159

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

  • Significantly 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

  • None found

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$85 - $118

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

  • None found

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

  • Lower resolution screen: 115k dots vs 230k dots

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS
similar age
$254

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 922k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX720 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot SX720 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months newer
$109 - $137

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

  • None found

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

  • Significantly 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

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
similar age
$198 - $209

Significant advantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Much higher resolution screen: 461k dots vs 230k dots

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year older
$165

Significant advantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the ELPH 170 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 170 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it records lower quality movies (720p @ 25fps vs 480p @ 30fps), has a significantly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 35 mm), has a slightly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5"), has better image stabilization (lens vs none) and is newer (january 2016 vs february 2007).

However, on average it is slightly larger (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)) and doesn't have a viewfinder (none vs tunnel).

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800

Sony CyberShot DSC-W800
1 year older
$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

Canon PowerShot SD1000

Canon PowerShot SD1000
8 years older
$500

Significant advantages of the SD1000 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD1000 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1000 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

compared toDigicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to digicam competitors include: it has a slightly wider wide angle lens (28 mm vs 30 mm), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 5.7 MP) and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS), is older (january 2016 vs august 2016) and is less popular.

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
6 months newer
$109 - $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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (110×67×38 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 1.5" vs 0.9"

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to compact competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs compact (96×59×29 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs sensor shift) and is newer (january 2016 vs january 2012).

However, on average it records lower quality movies (720p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm), has a significantly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
5 years older
$180

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

  • Very 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"

Fujifilm FinePix XP120

Fujifilm FinePix XP120
1 year newer
$139 - $180

Significant advantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Much higher resolution screen: 920k dots vs 230k dots
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the FinePix XP120 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much larger: Compact (110×71×28 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly heavier: 203 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the FinePix XP120 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Inexpensive: $139.00 vs $94.00

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
4 years older
$149

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

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the 100 HS (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 100 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 140 g vs 126 g

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
similar age
$75 - $87

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
  • Larger: Compact (96×59×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Light weight: 160 g vs 126 g
  • Inexpensive: $74.99 vs $94.00

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
4 years older
$229

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
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

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

  • None found

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very 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 SD980 IS

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS
6 years older
$283

Significant advantages of the SD980 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the SD980 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD980 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (100×53×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 150 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"