Canon PowerShot SX160 IS. Detailed 16 Megapixel photos and HD movies are easy with the compact, family-friendly PowerShot SX160 IS. Use the versatile 16x optical zoom with Intelligent IS for sharp, detailed long zoom shots.
A 16 Megapixel sensor delivers detailed high-resolution images that can be printed at very large sizes (A3+) or cropped to achieve the desired composition.
Intelligent IS automatically selects the appropriate Image Stabilizer mode from 7 combating camera shake to prevent blur and ensuring sharp, detailed photos and videos at full zoom or handheld in low light.
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A large, high quality LCD screen with wide viewing angle allows for easy framing, effortless menu navigation and pleasurable reviewing and playback of the results.
Easy Hints & Tips help you understand your camera and improve your results.
Even complete beginners can effortlessly shoot high quality photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and selects the optimal settings from 32 variables (21 in movie). Smart Auto is completely automatic – all you have to do is point and shoot.
Smart Auto with 32 scenes and HD movies with HDMI
Effortlessly record high quality HD movies (720p) with stereo sound and optical zoom, with one touch of the dedicated Movie Record button.
Dynamic and Powered Image Stabilizer modes keep movies blur free when shooting on the move or using the telephoto end of the zoom.
An HDMI output allows easy, high quality playback on HDTVs.
Experiment and have fun with a range of Creative Filters. Options include Fish-eye Effect to re-create the distortion of a fish-eye lens and Super Vivid to boost colour saturation.
Use Miniature Effect in stills or movies to make scenes look like miniature scale models.