8x Optical Zoom The PowerShot ELPH 160 camera features an 8x Optical Zoom so more shots are within your reach. You'll love the flexibility that the wide 28–224mm (35mm equivalent) shooting range offers. Plus, the Wide-Angle lens captures expansive image in every shot, adding depth, perspective and grandeur. Landscapes, city scenes, family shots and more benefit from the extra width. Whether you're shooting wide group shots or zooming to the telephoto end, your images are assured to be bright and clear.
20.0 Megapixel* sensor With the PowerShot ELPH 160 camera's 20.0 Megapixels* of resolution, your images are rich and clear, with textures and tiny details faithfully reproduced even at the long end of the 8x Optical Zoom. This high level of resolution is ideal for creating the largest prints, and allows you the flexibility to blow up and crop any section of an image to express your creativity.
720p HD video Using the slim PowerShot ELPH 160 camera, you can shoot high definition video anytime, anywhere. With a simple push of the dedicated movie button, you'll be able to instantly record every moment in motion. 720p HD video is smooth, vivid, and beautifully lifelike, making it an ideal way to capture special moments with the family.
Smart AUTO Getting that great shot is as simple as pressing the shutter button on the PowerShot ELPH 160 camera. Smart AUTO automatically detects scenes by assessing various factors in both the background and the subject and analyzes them using 32 predefined shooting situations. The camera then makes optimal settings to help ensure the best possible image capture, whether you're shooting stills or video. With Smart AUTO, all you have to do is frame your shot and capture away.
Compatibility with Canon Connect Station CS100 The PowerShot ELPH 160 camera connects via a simple USB cable to Canon's brand new photo and video storage device: the Canon Connect Station CS100. The Connect Station CS100 makes it easy to store (with up to 1 TB of hard drive space with the capacity for approximately 150,000 photos or up to 70 hours of video content)*, manage and sort images and videos by albums, date or device name with simple menus. From there, images and videos can be viewed on an HDTV via HDMI cable, sent to compatible wireless printers, viewed/uploaded/downloaded smartphones and tablets or PCs, and shared with other Canon Connect Stations and social networking sites.
ECO Mode The PowerShot ELPH 160 camera features ECO Mode to provide more shots per single charge through LCD monitor and camera power management. The mode can be activated via a dedicated button for easy power preservation when you are out for the day or the moment is too important to put the camera down. ECO Mode quickly wakes the camera from sleep when a button is pressed so you won't miss the moment.
Help Button The PowerShot ELPH 160 camera is designed to be fun and easy to use, even for beginners. A Help Button on the camera's exterior brings up the help menu any time you need it, right on the LCD screen. From here, you can scroll through a variety of topics that answer your questions with clear explanations, offer helpful shooting advice, and show you diagrams highlighting the position of any buttons you'll need.