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Most of the best Canon digital cameras with price under 200 are nice and small ultra-compacts, capable of pleasing performance, with minimum user effort. The proof of the pudding is that such cameras serve as reliable backups for even professional photographers. Many of these models will give you over 10+ megapixel resolution, and reasonable zoom. Take care to read fine print about video capability, image stabilization, and battery life, because some manufacturers of the best Canon digital cameras under 200 pack a new feature like a wide-angle lens or a touch-screen and sacrifice some essentials like HD video.

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Canon IXUS 160

Canon IXUS 160


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Canon IXUS 160
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS (IXUS 155)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS (IXUS 150)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (IXUS 265 HS)
Canon PowerShot SX160 IS
Canon IXUS 160
Canon PowerShot ELPH 150 IS (IXUS 155)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS (IXUS 150)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (IXUS 265 HS)
Canon SX160 IS Digital Camera
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Jul 2014
Jun 2014
May 2014
Aug 2012
Camera Type
Ultracompact
Compact
Ultracompact
Ultracompact
Compact, Standard Point and Shoot
Optical Zoom
8.0 x
12.0 x
8.0 x
12.0 x
16.0 x
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
14.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CCD
CCD
CCD
CMOS
CCD
LCD Screen Size
2.7 in.
3.0 in.
2.7 in.
3.0 in.
3.0 in.
Image Sensor Size
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
2.5 mm
7.66 mm

Good choice for beginners on a budget

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Cameras like the ELPH 340 are a reason why smartphones are winning the compact point-and-shoot war – there just aren’t enough cool features.

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Big, easy-to-press controls