As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is also often compared to ultra compacts, compacts, super zooms and digicams. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 180's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 110 HS and the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS) and Sony (such as the CyberShot DSC-W800 and the Cyber-shot DSC-W830)

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) 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), records lower quality movies (720p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 30fps), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
similar age
$179

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

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

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

  • Very 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 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
similar age
$130 - $139

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

  • 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

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$118 - $148

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)

  • Much slower max shutter speed: 1/1600 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second
  • Significantly shorter max exposures: 2 seconds vs 15 seconds

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)
  • Very light: 122 g vs 126 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
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
  • Shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 15 seconds

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)
  • Very thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 119 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS
2 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the 340 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 25fps

Significant disadvantages of the 340 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the 340 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

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

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
1 year older
$116

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)
  • Very light: 127 g vs 126 g
  • Very thin: 0.9" 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 2014), 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 2 seconds).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 26 mm) and is slightly larger (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs ultra compact (50×22×54 mm)).

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

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), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2013), 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 26 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), 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 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
  • Significantly 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)

  • None found

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)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
similar age
$70 - $87

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

  • None found

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)
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Inexpensive: $69.99 vs $99.00

Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500
2 years older
$109

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"

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
5 years older
$190

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)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix L32

Nikon Coolpix L32
1 year older
$98 - $99

Significant advantages of the L32 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Has a flip-out screen
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the L32 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Larger: Compact (95×60×29 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L32 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Inexpensive: $97.79 vs $99.00

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
similar age
$107

Significant advantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Coolpix A100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Shorter max exposures: 4 seconds vs 15 seconds

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (95×59×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 119 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"

compared toSuper zoom competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to super zoom competitors include: it is slightly smaller (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs prosumer size (111×76×83 mm)), has image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2016 vs march 2013), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.3") and is slightly lighter (126 g vs 430 g).

However, on average it has slightly less zoom (8x vs 28x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 4 mm), has a much smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), has a much shorter battery life (220 shots vs 960 shots) and is less popular.

Nikon Coolpix L320

Nikon Coolpix L320
2 years older
$149

Significant advantages of the L320 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"
  • Significantly better wide angle: 22 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly longer battery life: 310 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the L320 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Heavier: 430 g vs 126 g
  • Significantly slower max shutter speed: 1/1500 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

common strengths of the L320 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
10 months older
$190

Significant advantages of the L340 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much better wide angle: 4 mm vs 28 mm
  • Much longer battery life: 960 shots vs 220 shots
  • Much larger screen: 3" vs 2.7"

Significant disadvantages of the L340 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"
  • Heavier: 430 g vs 126 g

common strengths of the L340 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 430 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 3.3" 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 a significantly larger screen (2.7" vs 2.5"), has image stabilization (lens vs none), takes significantly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 0.2 MP) and is newer (january 2016 vs january 1997).

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen, 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 100

Nikon Coolpix 100
19 years older
$192

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

  • Fairly small: Mid size (60×155×35 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 200 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix 300

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19 years older
$387

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

  • Has a touch screen

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

  • Much worse wide angle: 45 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the Coolpix 300 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Thin: 1.4" vs 0.9"
  • Light weight: 250 g vs 126 g