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Canon IXUS 165 / PowerShot ELPH 165 IS / IXY 160

alaTest has collected and analyzed 345 reviews of Canon IXUS 165 / PowerShot ELPH 165 IS / IXY 160. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the size and image quality. The price and portability also get good opinions. The shutter and battery get critical comments.

usability, portability, price, image quality, size

battery, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon IXUS 165 / PowerShot ELPH 165 IS / IXY 160 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review ( review summary for Canon IXUS 165 / PowerShot ELPH 165 IS / IXY 160


alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon IXUS 165 / PowerShot ELPH 165 IS / IXY 160 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on People really like the portability. The durability is also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some negative opinions about the storage.

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71% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2020

Expert review by : Jack Baker (

Canon IXUS 165 Review


The IXUS 165 is a new entry in Canon's sleek and sexy IXUS line-up of compact cameras and will set you back around £130. It boasts a 20-megapixel CCD sensor with a maximum sensitivity of ISO1600, which is paired with Canon's Digic 4+ image processor....

Times are tough in the compact camera market. Smartphones continue to offer comparable image quality with greater convenience, so if a traditional camera is going to sell, it needs to stand out from the crowd. Unfortunately there’s little to give the...

Feb, 2015

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Yes, Canon can


" This was a birthday present for my nine year old grandson. Have waited a little while to see how he has been getting on with it, and he says it is brilliant. He's techno savvy and has already mastered all the functions and now takes it everywhere...

Aug, 2016

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Super small and convenient but no panorama picture


" The best thing is its size, is quite small and light. It has several modes to take pics, it is nothing spectacular but it is a nice camera. The super weak point is not having panoramic mode for taking panoramic pictures "

Aug, 2016

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Nice compact camera


" Easy to use and take in my pocket when out walkingq "

Jul, 2016

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Looks good fits into pocket


" extremely happy, its compact and does a good job. Good variety of features, date settings etc. Very happy "

Jul, 2016

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Great little camera


" Bought this as my iphone was not storing a lot of photographs. Easy to set up and use, would recommend. "

Jul, 2016

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Canon Ixus 165 20MP 8x Zoom Compact Digital Camera - Red.


" A great little camera pictures look great videos are good quality and its a good price. "

Jul, 2016

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great little camera


" good quality camera which takes good photos, great deal when sold as package with case and sd card "

Jul, 2016

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Takes great pics


" This camera is great and we cant wait to use it on our holiday to Cyprus! "

Jul, 2016

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compact little camera


" I am quite pleased with my new camera but am still getting the hang of it. Some times the pictures aren't that clear but on the whole I am pleased with it. It takes time with any new gadget, so here's hoping it will be as good as my Fujifilm I had...

Jul, 2016

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