Updated on 2 August 2013 by

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 PowerShot ELPH 150 IS (IXUS 155)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 140 IS (IXUS 150)
Canon PowerShot ELPH 340 HS (IXUS 265 HS)
Canon PowerShot SX510 HS
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 SX510 HS 12.1 MP CMOS Digital Camera
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Release Date
Mar 2015
Jul 2014
Jun 2014
May 2014
Aug 2013
Camera Type
Ultracompact
Compact
Ultracompact
Ultracompact
Standard Point and Shoot, Compact
Optical Zoom
8.0 x
12.0 x
8.0 x
12.0 x
30.0 x
Resolution
20.0 Megapixel
14.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
16.0 Megapixel
12.1 Megapixel
Image Sensor Type
CCD
CCD
CCD
CMOS
CMOS
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
Average Rating
 3.2 stars
 3.3 stars
 3.5 stars
 3.4 stars
 4.2 stars

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