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Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
7.8 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SX160 IS

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Overall 6
6.0

Baffled, need help...

Melinda, Amazon
17 April 2014
  • Summary: The pictures I have been taking are somewhat grainy. After I take the pic and see it, the word busy shows up on the bottom most times. I'm sure I have some sort of setting wrong, but just wanted it to take very clear pictures. Can anyone tell me what may be wrong with this.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not impressed

Sunshine Lover, Amazon
5 August 2013
  • Summary: After reading the reviews I was expecting high quality photos but was disappointed by what I got. The Kodak 10MP I currently own takes better quality pics than this Canon does! I ended up returning this Canon and got an upgraded model Kodak for a third of the price!
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Overall 6
6.0

Crappy Batteries

Julie Grosch, Amazon
15 March 2013
  • Summary: One of the reasons I purchased this camera is because it came with so many extra batteries, my mistake. The camera is great, but the bonus rechargeable batteries never did charge so were totally useless.
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Overall 6
6.0

Canon power shot sx160 is

Donald Willitts, Amazon
20 January 2013
  • Summary: This camera is larger than I thought it would be a hard to articulate in my wifes small hands the focus takes a long time to clear and give you a sence of what you are about to take a picture of. We have only had it fo a few weeks and I am hopeing it will grow on us but so far I am not impressed
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Overall 6
6.0

No kids and animal setting!

Patty, Amazon
18 January 2013
  • Summary: With this camera there is a big chance the image of your kids will be blurry. I've been using the auto setting since there is no kids and pets setting. Not too happy.
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Overall 6
6.0

Somewhat Disappointing

joseph, Amazon
17 January 2013
  • Summary: Bought it because it appeared to be a lot of camera for the money. However, I was somewhat disappointed by its performance. My main complaint is that it takes a very long time to recover between pictures - especially when using the flash - you'll miss a lot of good shots waiting for it to reload -...
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Overall 6
6.0

rechargeable battery

megan, Amazon
1 January 2013
  • Summary: The camera came with everything it said it came with but the rechargeable batteries do not hold a charge. After charging them until the light said it was charged the batteries lasted about 5 minutes.
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice camera. Internal digic5 processing a bit aggressive

Old geek, Amazon
13 December 2012
  • Summary: Pros: Good quality. Great features. Great usability. Uses AA batteries. Versatile. Great for beginners. Cons: Eats batteries sometimes. I think the powerful flash is the reason. Will not do well with anything but Nimh rechargables.
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Overall 6
6.0

I'll keep my SX130-IS.

F. Lamaestra, Amazon
13 December 2012
  • Summary: I was all excited about getting the new Cannon SX160-IS during Black Friday. I was finally able to put the camera through its paces during CES to discover some issues: -Camera shutter button is too sensitive, looks like a general issue, not just mine. Lots of accidental shots.
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Overall 6
6.0

a little less than expected

Sara, Amazon
13 December 2012
  • Summary: While this is a terrific little camera.. i had formerly used a Cannon Elph and was very pleased with it until the focus 'went' on it. This seemed like a big step up... but a few things. In discreet mode you can't use the ISO adjustment which is rather critical for my needs.
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