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Canon IXUS 140 review

Canon adds an affordable Wi-Fi-equipped model to its extensive IXUS lineup

We shoot a specially designed chart in carefully controlled conditions and the resulting images are analysed using DXO Analyzer software to generate the data to produce the graphs below.

A high signal to noise ratio (SNR) indicates a cleaner and better quality image.

For more more details on how to interpret our test data, check out our full explanation of our noise and dynamic range tests.

Here we compare the Canon IXUS 140 with the Nikon S5200, Pentax RZ18 and Sony HX10V.

JPEG signal to noise ratio

Canon IXUS 140 review

As we can see from this graph, the Canon IXUS 140's JPEG files contain a greater signal to noise ratios than those from the Pentax RZ18 at ISO 100-400, but are slightly weaker at ISO 800 and 1600. The Canon's JPEGs show weaker signal to noise ratios than the Nikon S5200's at every sensitivity setting except ISO 1600, and they're weaker than the Sony HX10V's at every sensitivity.

JPEG dynamic range

Canon IXUS 140 review

The Canon IXUS 140's JPEGs show comparatively better results for dynamic range, beating JPEGs from the Pentax RZ18 at every sensitivity setting, and those from the Sony HX10V at every sensitivity except ISO 100, where the scores are almost identical. The Canon's JPEGs show a greater dynamic range than JPEGs from the Nikon S5200 at ISO 200 and 400, but are weaker at ISO 800 and score the same at ISO 1600.

Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedProprietary Battery Size
Green CompliantYes
Maximum Video Resolution1280 x 720
TouchscreenNo
Effective Camera Resolution16 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleYes
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyIXUS
Image StabilizationOptical
ColourGrey
Optical Zoom8x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesSmile Detection, Wink Detection, Face Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer, Live View, Orientation Sensor
Screen Size7.6 cm (3")
Video FormatsMOV, MPEG-4
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)133 g
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE, REACH, RoHS, ErP
Minimum Focus Distance10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution4608 x 3456
Maximum Frame Rate30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported1
Battery Built-inNo
Battery RechargeableYes
Battery IncludedYes
Display Screen TypeLCD
Image Sensor TypeCCD
HDMIYes
HD Movie ModeYes
Battery Model SupportedNB-11L
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height56 mm
Width95.4 mm
Depth20.6 mm
Autofocus Points9
Focal Length5 mm to 40 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product Model140
Product NameIXUS 140 Digital Compact Camera
Product LineIXUS
Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number8192B011
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Get close, stay closer with IXUS

Simple, stylish and connected, the 16 Megapixel IXUS 140 features a sleek metal body, large clear LCD, 8x zoom with Intelligent IS and Wi-Fi - so you can instantly share superb quality images online.

Battery Life190 Shot
Package Contents
  • IXUS 140 Digital Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-11L
  • AC Cable
  • User Manual Kit
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Battery Charger CB-2LFE
  • Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
Display Resolution460000 Pixel
Limited Warranty1 Year
Built-in DevicesMicrophone, Speaker