As well as being compared against other travel zooms, the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 is also often compared to ultra compacts, pro digicams, waterproofs, compacts and digicams. The Canon PowerShot ELPH 180's top rivals come from Canon (such as the PowerShot ELPH 190 IS and the PowerShot S110) 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).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm) and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 190 IS
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)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 138 g vs 126 g

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

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

Samsung WB35F

Samsung WB35F
2 years older
$149

Significant advantages of the WB35F (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the WB35F (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Thicker: 1.1" vs 0.9"

common strengths of the WB35F and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Very small: Compact (101×61×28 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 1.1" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 144 g vs 126 g

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)

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

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)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 147 g vs 126 g

Nikon Coolpix A300

Nikon Coolpix A300
3 months newer
$99 - $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

  • 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 170 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
1 year older
$158

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

  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

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

  • Very small: Compact (100×58×23 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Very thin: 0.9" vs 0.9"
  • Very light: 141 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 better image stabilization (lens vs digital), takes slightly higher resolution photos (9.7 MP vs 6 MP), is newer (january 2016 vs february 2011), is thinner (0.9" vs 2.1") and has a faster max shutter speed (1/2000 of a second vs 1/1400 of a second).

However, on average it 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
$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

Kodak EasyShare Mini M200

Kodak EasyShare Mini M200
4 years older
$90

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

compared toPro digicam competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to pro digicam competitors include: it is newer (january 2016 vs september 2012) and is slightly less expensive ($109.00 vs $479.00).

However, on average it has a marginally smaller sensor (1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm vs nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm), has a significantly narrower aperture (f/3.2 vs f/1.8), has a much narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 24 mm), has a slightly smaller screen (2.7" vs 3") and has a slightly lower resolution screen (230k dots vs 1,040k dots).

Canon PowerShot S110

Canon PowerShot S110
3 years older
$259

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

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • 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)

  • None found

common strengths of the S110 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Inexpensive: $259.00 vs $109.00

Olympus Tough TG-5

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1 year newer
$399

Significant advantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 25 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the Tough TG-5 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Sensor shift
    vs
    1. Lens

common strengths of the Tough TG-5 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II
similar age
$520 - $649

Significant advantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much wider aperture: f/1.8 vs f/3.2
  • Much larger sensor: Nikon CX 13.2x8.8mm vs 1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm

Significant disadvantages of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the PowerShot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Canon Powershot S100

Canon Powershot S100
4 years older
$479

Significant advantages of the S100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly wider aperture: f/2 vs f/3.2
  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD

Significant disadvantages of the S100 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the S100 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

compared toWaterproof competitors

Generally, some of the advantages of the Canon PowerShot ELPH 180 compared to waterproof competitors include: it is significantly smaller (super compact (95×54×22 mm) vs compact (130×64×28 mm)), has better image stabilization (lens vs digital), is newer (january 2016 vs october 2014), is thinner (0.9" vs 1.2") and is significantly lighter (126 g vs 224 g).

However, on average it has a significantly narrower wide angle lens (28 mm vs 21 mm), significantly lower maximum light sensitivity (1,600 ISO vs 6,400 ISO), doesn't shoot as fast continuously (0.8 fps vs 7 fps), doesn't have a screen which flips out and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

Ricoh WG-30

Ricoh WG-30
1 year older
$280

Significant advantages of the WG-30 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the WG-30 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the WG-30 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • None found

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860

Olympus Stylus Tough TG-860
1 year older
$331

Significant advantages of the TG-860 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

Significant disadvantages of the TG-860 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • None found

common strengths of the TG-860 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), has a slightly longer battery life (220 shots vs 170 shots), is newer (january 2016 vs january 2012) and is thinner (0.9" vs 1.2").

However, on average it doesn't have a touch screen and has a CCD-family sensor (CCD vs CMOS).

GoPro Hero (2018)

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2 years newer
$210

Significant advantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen
  • Shoots faster: 10 fps vs 0.8 fps

Significant disadvantages of the Hero (2018) (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • No built-in flash
  • Worse image stabilization:
    1. Digital
    vs
    1. Lens
  • Significantly smaller screen: 2" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the Hero (2018) and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Fairly small: Super compact (65×45×35 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 117 g vs 126 g
  • Inexpensive: $210.37 vs $109.00

Canon ELPH 320 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 320 HS
3 years older
$221

Significant advantages of the 320 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much better wide angle: 24 mm vs 28 mm
  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Has a touch screen

Significant disadvantages of the 320 HS (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 220 shots

common strengths of the 320 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (94×57×21 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS

Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
5 years older
$160

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

  • None found

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

  • None found

common strengths of the SD1300 IS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (91×56×22 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS

Canon PowerShot ELPH 110 HS
4 years older
$389

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

  • 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)

  • Significantly shorter battery life: 170 shots vs 220 shots

common strengths of the ELPH 110 HS and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Super compact (93×57×20 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Good image stabilization:
    1. Lens
    vs
    1. Lens

Nikon Coolpix A100

Nikon Coolpix A100
similar age
$89

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

  • Better wide angle: 26 mm vs 28 mm

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

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

common strengths of the Coolpix A100 and PowerShot ELPH 180

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

Nikon Coolpix 3700

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12 years older

Significant advantages of the 3700 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Has a viewfinder: Tunnel vs None

Significant disadvantages of the 3700 (vs the PowerShot ELPH 180)

  • Much worse wide angle: 35 mm vs 28 mm
  • No image stabilization: None vs
    1. Lens
  • Much smaller screen: 1.5" vs 2.7"

common strengths of the 3700 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Fairly small: Compact (96×50×31 mm) vs Super compact (95×54×22 mm)
  • Light weight: 162 g vs 126 g

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), has a slightly longer battery life (220 shots vs 160 shots), 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 S5200

Nikon Coolpix S5200
2 years older

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

  • Has a CMOS-family sensor: CMOS vs CCD
  • Significantly better wide angle: 26 mm vs 28 mm
  • Records high-speed movies: 120 fps vs None

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

  • Shorter battery life: 160 shots vs 220 shots

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

Nikon Coolpix W100

Nikon Coolpix W100
6 months newer
$129 - $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
  • Significantly worse wide angle: 30 mm vs 28 mm

common strengths of the Coolpix W100 and PowerShot ELPH 180

  • Each has a built-in flash
  • Light weight: 177 g vs 126 g
  • Inexpensive: $129.00 vs $109.00