As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is also often compared to super zooms, ultra compacts, digicams and compacts. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 180's top rivals come from Nikon (such as the Coolpix W100 and the Coolpix L340) and Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 360 HS)

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 2014).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 25 mm) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
similar age
$149 - $169

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

  • Light weight: 138 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Inexpensive: $149.00 vs $89.99

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W830
2 years older
$80 - $118

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)

  • None found

common strengths of the DSC-W830 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Light weight: 122 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Inexpensive: $79.99 vs $89.99

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 360 HS
similar age
$198 - $199

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

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

  • Light weight: 147 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months newer
$89 - $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)

  • None found

common strengths of the Coolpix A300 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Light weight: 119 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.8" vs 0.9"
  • Inexpensive: $79.99 vs $89.99

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160

Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
1 year older
$120

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

  • Light weight: 127 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Inexpensive: $119.99 vs $89.99

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
3 years older

Significant advantages of the SX160 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much longer battery life: 380 shots vs 220 shots

Significant disadvantages of the SX160 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the SX160 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

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 better image stabilization (lens vs none), is newer (january 2016 vs august 2013), is thinner (0.9" vs 3.3") and is slightly lighter (126 g vs 430 g).

However, on average it has significantly less zoom (8x vs 42x), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 4 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3"), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Nikon Coolpix L340

Nikon Coolpix L340
10 months older
$180

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

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

  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly larger: Prosumer size (111×76×83 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the L340 and PowerShot ELPH 180

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

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS

Canon PowerShot SX420 IS
similar age
$212 - $229

Significant advantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly more zoom: 42x vs 8x
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot SX420 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Larger: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.3" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the PowerShot SX420 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Standard size (104×69×85 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very light: 325 g vs 126 g
  • Thin: 3.3" vs 0.9"

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS

Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
2 years older
$277

Significant advantages of the SX510 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the SX510 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Larger: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Significantly thicker: 3.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the SX510 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Standard size (104×70×80 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 3.1" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 349 g vs 126 g

compared toUltra compact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to ultra compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8x vs 3x), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2010), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1"), is slightly less expensive ($89.99 vs $299.00) and is more popular.

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
$88 - $105

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 Cybershot T110

Sony Cybershot DSC-T110
4 years older
$299

Significant advantages of the T110 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the T110 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the T110 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

Kodak EasyShare Mini M200
4 years older
$99

Significant advantages of the Mini M200 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the Mini M200 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the Mini M200 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1400 IS
5 years older
$347

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

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS
6 years older

Significant advantages of the SD780 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the SD780 IS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the SD780 IS 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 better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2013), is thinner (0.9" vs 2") and slightly longer exposures (15 seconds vs 1 seconds).

However, on average it doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 120 fps), has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS) and has a slower max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/4000 of a second).

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

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 126 g
  • Inexpensive: $109.00 vs $89.99

Nikon Coolpix S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200
2 years older

Significant advantages of the S5200 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly faster max shutter speed: 1/4000 of a second vs 1/2000 of a second

Significant disadvantages of the S5200 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the S5200 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Light weight: 146 g vs 126 g

compared toCompact competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to compact competitors include: it has way more more zoom (8x vs 4x), 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 is slightly lighter (126 g vs 160 g).

However, on average it has a slightly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/2.7), records lower quality movies (720p @ 25fps vs 1080p @ 24fps), doesn't record high-speed movies (none vs 240 fps), slightly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 12,800 ISO) and doesn't record movies in 24p.

Canon ELPH 300 HS

Canon ELPH 300 HS
4 years older
$261

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
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x

common strengths of the 300 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (92×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
3 years older
$360

Significant advantages of the S110 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S110 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Significantly heavier: 198 g vs 126 g
  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the S110 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot SD550

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10 years older

Significant advantages of the SD550 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the SD550 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much less zoom: 3x vs 8x
  • Much worse wide angle: 37 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the SD550 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (90×57×27 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"

Canon ELPH 100 HS

Canon ELPH 100 HS
4 years older

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

  • Records high-speed movies: 240 fps vs None
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Higher resolution movies: 1080p @ 24fps vs 720p @ 25fps

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

  • Much less zoom: 4x vs 8x

common strengths of the 100 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×56×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix A10

Nikon Coolpix A10
similar age
$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)

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the Coolpix A10 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 160 g vs 126 g

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
4 years older
$499

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
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

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

  • Much less zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 220 shots

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Great zoom: 5x vs 8x
  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)