Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Price in Singapore & Specifications

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Canon PowerShot SX170 IS Specs

Release Date in Singapore
ModelSX170 IS
DateAug 2013
Compatible memory cardsSD,SDHC,SDXC
Memory slots1
Maximum memory card size32 GB
Display diagonal7.62 cm (3")
Display resolution (numeric)230000 pixels
Field of view100%
Built-in microphoneYes
Voice recordingYes
Ports & interfaces
Lens system
Optical zoom16x
Digital zoom4x
Focal length range (f-f)5 - 80 mm
Minimum focal length (35mm film equiv)28 mm
Maximum focal length (35mm film equiv)448 mm
Minimum aperture number3.5
Maximum aperture number5.9
Combined zoom64x
Weight & dimensions
Width108 mm
Depth43 mm
Height71 mm
Weight228 g
Weight (including battery)251 g
ISO sensitivity100,1600,Auto
Light exposure modesmanual
Light exposure correction± 2EV (1/3EV step)
Light meteringCentre-weighted,Evaluative (Multi-pattern),Spot
Light exposure controlProgram AE
Picture quality
Camera typeCompact camera
Megapixel16 MP
Sensor typeCCD
Maximum image resolution4608 x 3456 pixels
Image sensor size1/2.3"
Still image resolution(s)4608 x 2592\n3264 x 1832\n1920 x 1080\n640 x 360\n4608 x 3072\n3264 x 2176\n1600 x 1064\n640 x 424\n3456 x 3456\n2448 x 2448\n1200 x 1200
Image stabilizerNo
Image formats supportedJPG
Supported aspect ratios1:1,3:2,4:3,16:9
Total megapixels16.6 MP
Video recordingYes
Maximum video resolution1280 x 720 pixels
HD typeHD
Video resolutions640 x 480,1280 x 720 pixels
Motion JPEG frame rate30 fps
Analog signal format systemNTSC,PAL
Video formats supportedH.264,MOV
Focus adjustmentAuto/Manual
Normal focusing range (tele)0.6 - ∞
Normal focusing range (wide)0.05 - ∞
Normal focusing range0.05 - ∞, 0.6 - ∞
Macro focusing range (wide)0.01 - 0.5 m
Auto Mode focusing range (tele)0.6 - ∞
Auto Mode focusing range (wide)0.01 - ∞
Manual focusing range (tele)0.6 - ∞
Manual focusing range (wide)0.01 - ∞
Flash modesAuto,Flash off,Flash on,Slow synchronization
Flash range (wide)0.5 - 3 m
Flash range (tele)0.6 - 2 m
Flash recharging time15 s
Flash exposure correction±2EV (1/3 EV step)
White balanceAuto, Cloudy, custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Scene modesFireworks,Portrait,Snow
Shooting modesAuto, manual, Movie
Photo effectsblack&white, Neutral, Positive film, Sepia, Skin tones, Vivid
Self-timer delay2,10 s
Contrast adjustmentYes
Camera playbackSingle image,Slide show
Custom colourYes
Live viewYes
Image editingrotating
On Screen Display (OSD) languagesArabic, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Czech, Danish, German, Dutch, English, Spanish, Finnish, French, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Camera file systemDPOF 1.1
Fastest camera shutter speed1/3200 s
Slowest camera shutter speed15 s
Product colourRed

Reviews of Canon PowerShot SX170 IS
Reviewed on 2014-01-31
Canon also incorporated its High-Speed AF and Intelligent IS system in the SX170 to provide smooth and sharp images -- both still and moving -- via six stabilization modes. The company claims the new model's AF speed has been improved, but we're not exact...
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Reviewed on 2014-01-14
Sharp lens. 16x zoom range. Good control layout.
Images on the noisy side. Slow performance. So-so rear display. Video capture is limited to 720p. No Wi-Fi. Not exactly pocketable
The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS ($179.99 direct)$179.99 at Office Depot is a bit of an odd duck in terms of design. It's not quite slim enough to fit comfortably into most pockets, its 16x zoom lens is longer than some, but can't compare with cameras of...
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Reviewed on 2013-11-20
The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS is a good choice for budget-conscious buyers who want to do more than point-and-shoot, thanks to its semimanual and manual shooting modes and large, comfortable controls
Despite the switch to a rechargeable battery, the SX170 is still pretty bulky and its shooting performance is too slow for fast-moving subjects like kids and pets -- especially indoors
Editors' note: The design, features, and shooting options are identical between the Canon PowerShot SX170 IS and the SX160 IS we reviewed earlier, so readers of the earlier review may experience some déjà vu when reading the same sections below. The Ca...
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Reviewed on 2013-11-11
The Canon PowerShot SX170 IS is an affordable high-zoom digital compact camera. It features a 16 megapixel sensor, 16x 28-448mm image stabilised optical zoom, manual modes for controlling shutter-speed and aperture, a range of digital effects, 720p HD vid...
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