• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 448.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 11.8 megapixels
  • 25.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
  • Nikon KeyMission 80
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Predecessor: Canon SX150 IS
SX150 IS vs SX160
 
Successor: Canon SX170
SX160 vs SX170
 
General
Model Number: SX160 80
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Mid-Sized Action Camera
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $229.99 $279.95
Street Price: $145.95 $276.95
Date Available: 2012-09-15 2016-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes No
Weight: 10.3 oz (291 g)
includes batteries
2.6 oz (74 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.9 x 1.7 in.
(111 x 73 x 44 mm)
1.8 x 3.4 x 0.6 in.
(45 x 87 x 15 mm)
Waterproof: No Yes
Waterproof Depth: n/a 3.30 feet (1 meters)
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 16.0 11.8
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 1.55 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   None
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)
3968 x 2976 (11.8 MP, 4:3),
2528 x 1896 (4.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8 n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (25p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (30p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC Stereo)
Composite Video Out: Yes No
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes n/a
Video Usable as Viewfinder: n/a
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Dual fixed focus lenses: Front lens is 4.5mm (25mm eq.) f2.0, rear lens is 1.8mm (22mm eq.) f/2.2
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 448mm 25mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 80mm 4.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 16.00x 1.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (W) / f/5.9 (T) - f/8.0 f/2.0 (fixed)
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
10 cm to Infinity
3.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x  
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes No
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection; Face Detect AiAF, Single AF point (center or face select and track) n/a
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes n/a
Manual Focus: Yes No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type:    
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 1.8
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x  
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 1600 1600
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, 100-1600
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom TBA
Shutter Speed Range: 1/3200 - 15 sec 1/6400 - 1 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
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) Matrix
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes No
Shutter Priority: Yes No
Full Manual Exposure: Yes No
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) TBA
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds  
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes No
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro; Red-Eye Reduction available n/a
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)) n/a
Max Flash Sync: 1/2000  
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps  
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   No
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264, Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo)) MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC Stereo)
Included Memory: No memory included 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No Yes
Bluetooth: No Yes
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,Bluetooth,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes No
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Via Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI Micro USB 2.0, Micro HDMI (Type-D)
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  
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited  
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:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 380 shots (NiMH AA) 220 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:   40 minutes
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA Built-in
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables Built-in lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No
Internal Charging Supported: Yes
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite (ImageBrowser EX, PhotoStitch) None; Free downloads: Nikon SnapBridge 360/170 app for iOS and Android devices, KeyMission 360/170 Utility program for PC and Mac
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. Dual lens lets users capture selfies on the go. Front camera has 4.5mm (25mm eq.) f2.0 optically stabilized lens with 1/2.3" 12.4MP CMOS sensor, rear camera has 1.8mm (22mm eq.) f/2.2 lens with 5.2MP 1/5" CMOS sensor. Waterproof to 1m/3.3ft for 30 mins, Shockproof to 1.5m/5ft, Dustproof, Freezeproof (-10C/14F), SnapBridge 360/170 compatible, integrated Wi-Fi, NFC and Bluetooth.