Canon PowerShot SX160 IS Review

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October 5, 2012 | Matt Grayson |

Main Rivals

Listed below are some of the rivals of the Canon PowerShot SX160 IS.

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS

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The new Canon PowerShot SX150 IS is one of the most affordable travel-zoom cameras around. For less than £200 / $250, the Canon SX150 offers a 12x optical zoom lens, 14 megapixels, 3 inch LCD screen and 720p movies. Read our in-depth Canon PowerShot SX150 IS review to find out if this is the travel zoom camera for you.

Casio EX-H30

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The new Casio EX-H30 is the latest travel-zoom camera for 2011, sporting a 12.5x lens and a 16 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Casio H30G include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and impressive 1,000-shot battery life. Read our Casio EX-H30 review to find out if it can beat the competition...

Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR

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The FinePix F770EXR is the latest travel-zoom camera from Fujifilm, sporting a 20x lens with a versatile focal range of 25-500mm. The 16 megapixel F770 EXR features a fast auto-focus system, full 1080p movies, enhanced GPS, high-contrast 3 inch LCD screen and 8fps continuous shooting. Read our in-depth Fujifilm FinePix F770EXR review to find out if this is the ultimate travel camera...

Nikon Coolpix S8200

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The Nikon Coolpix S8200 is a new point-and-shoot travel-zoom camera, featuring a 14x, 25-350mm lens and a 16 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor. The S8200 also offers a high-resolution 3-inch screen, 1080p Full HD movies, 6fps continuous shooting and speedy operation. Read our in-depth Nikon Coolpix S8200 review to find out if it improves enough on last year's model to challenge the other travel zoom contenders.

Olympus VR-320

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The new Olympus VR-320 is an affordable travel-zoom camera with a 12.5x, 24-300mm lens and a 14 megapixel sensor. Other key features of the Olympus VR-320 include a 3 inch screen, 720p HD video and a 1cm super macro mode. Priced at £159.99 / $179.99, is the VR-320 just too cheap to be true? Read our in-depth Olympus VR-320 review to find out...

Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ25

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The Lumix DMC-TZ25 is Panasonic's new entry-level travel-zoom compact camera for 2012. The TZ25 (also known as the ZS15) packs a 12 megapixel MOS sensor, 16x wide-angle zoom lens, 3 inch LCD screen, 1080i HD movies, 10fps burst shooting and full manual controls into its pocketable body. Available in silver, red or black for £289 / $279, read our Panasonic DMC-TZ25 / ZS15 review to find out if it's the right travel camera for you.

Pentax Optio RZ18

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The Pentax Optio RZ18 is a new travel-zoom camera with an 18x zoom lens and a 16 megapixel sensor. Also on offer are 720p HD movies, a 3-inch LCD screen and optical image stabilisation, all for under £199 / $299. Read our in-depth Pentax Optio RZ18 review now...

Samsung WB750

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The Samsung WB750 is a brand new travel-zoom camera with a compelling list of features. The WB750 offers a wide-angle 18x zoom lens, 12.5 megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, 1080p video recording, 3 inch LCD screen and full manual controls. Read our in-depth Samsung WB750 review to find out if it's a real contender for the travel zoom crown.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V

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The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V is a new premium travel-zoom compact camera. A 20x 25-500mm lens, built-in GPS tracking, full 1080i high-definition video with stereo sound, an 18 megapixel CMOS sensor, high-resolution 3-inch screen, manual shooting mode, 10fps continuous shooting, 3D photos, ISO range of 100-12800 and fast auto-focusing are all present and correct. Read our in-depth Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX20V review to find out if its the best travel camera that your money can buy...

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