• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 448.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 1200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
  • Fujifilm FinePix SL1000
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Predecessor: Canon SX150 IS
SX150 IS vs SX160
 
Successor: Canon SX170
SX160 vs SX170
 
General
Model Number: SX160 SL1000
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized EVF
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $229.99 $399.95
Street Price: $145.95 $650.00
Date Available: 2012-09-15 2013-03-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 10.3 oz (291 g)
includes batteries
23.2 oz (659 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.9 x 1.7 in.
(111 x 73 x 44 mm)
4.8 x 3.5 x 4.8 in.
(123 x 89 x 123 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.34 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
3456 x 3456 (11.9 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 1832 (6.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2304 x 1728 (4.0 MP, 4:3),
2304 x 1536 (3.5 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
11520 x 1624 (18.7 MP, Other),
11520 x 1080 (12.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1624 (9.4 MP, Other),
5760 x 1080 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1624 (6.2 MP, Other),
3840 x 1080 (4.1 MP, Other)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 10.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (25p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60i/30p)
640x480 (60i/30p)
640x480 (120p)
320x240 (240p)
320x112 (480p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)) .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with stereo sound
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Fujinon Super EBC, 17 elements in 12 groups with aspherical and ED elements
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 448mm 24 - 1,200mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 80mm 4.3 - 215mm
Zoom Ratio: 16.00x 50.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/5.9 (T) - f/8.0 F2.9 / F8.4 (Wide) F6.5 / F7.8 / F19 (Telephoto) with ND filter
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
40 cm to Infinity
15.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
1 - 100 cm
0.4 - 39.4 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 2.0x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track) Contrast Detect AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD EVF / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   EVF type; 0.2-inch, 920K-dot color LCD, ~97% coverage, eye sensor
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a  
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 920,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600  
Minimum ISO (native): 80  
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto (400/800/1600/3200) 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400*, 12800*; * ISO6400 : image size M or lower, ISO12800 : image size S
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Fine, Shade, Fluorescent light (Daylight), Fluorescent light (Warm White), Fluorescent light (Cool White), Incandescent light, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/3200 - 15 sec 1/1700 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (Center) TTL 256-zones metering, Multi, Spot, Average
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN (Portrait, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (4.0MP), Snow, Fireworks), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Discreet, My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color) Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night, Night (Tripod), Fireworks, Sunset, Snow, Beach, Party, Flower, Text, Panorama; Advanced Filters include: Toy Camera, Miniature, Pop Color, Cross Screen, High Key, Partial Color, Soft Focus.
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2, 10, Auto seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro; Red-Eye Reduction available Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 2.0 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.0m (W), 60cm - 2.0m (T)) Auto ISO: Wide: approx. 45cm - 8.0m / 1.4ft. - 26.2ft., Telephoto : approx. 3.5m - 4.0m / 11.4ft. - 13.1ft.
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)) .MOV (H.264/MPEG-4) with stereo sound
Included Memory: No memory included 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:   built-in memory
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI HDMI port
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 0.8 10.0
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited 9
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power: 0.0 seconds 0.0 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 380 shots (NiMH AA) 350 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite (ImageBrowser EX, PhotoStitch) Fujifilm CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3, Mac OS X v10.6 - 10.7  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, DIGIC 4 Processor, 720p HD Movies. Available in black or red. 50x wide zoom with Optical Image Stabilization, Full HD movie 1080i/60fps with stereo sound, Tilting 920K-dot LCD, Electronic Viewfinder (920K-dot) with eye sensor, Second Zoom Control, Advanced Filters.