- 10x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer helps you capture images with flexibility and ease
- Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC allows for easy sharing and transferring of images and videos
- 20.0 Megapixel* CCD sensor combines with the DIGIC 4+ Image Processor to help deliver stunning image quality
- Capture 720p HD video
- Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings based on predefined shooting situations
- Scene Modes such as Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome provide creative freedom to capture your photos
- ECO Mode helps reduce power consumption for longer battery life
- Help Button provides simple explanations and easy control of your settings
The slim and stylish PowerShot ELPH 190 IS camera is ideal for those wishing to capture the beauty of life’s everyday adventures with a camera that fits easily in a pocket or purse. A 10x Optical Zoom can help capture images of the whole party, or close in on a friend’s laugh. An Optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS helps reduce camera shake so your images can be clear with minimal blur. For ease of use, built-in Wi-Fi®* and NFC** makes it easy to share unforgettable moments of friends and family. The 20.0 Megapixel*** CCD Sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor work together to help ensure detailed images with minimal noise, even when there’s not a lot of light. You can also capture video memories in high quality with 720p HD recording. Smart AUTO mode analyzes the image and figures out the ideal settings to help you capture eye-opening pictures, and if you want to add some personal flair, Scene Modes make it easy to add the look of different filters and lenses.
Image Capture Device
20.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD
Approx. 20.5 Megapixels
Approx. 20.0 Megapixels*
* Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.
4.3 (W) - 43.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-240mm)
Normal: 2.0 in. (5.0cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1.0m) - infinity (T)
Auto: 0.4 in. (1.0cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1.0m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W)
Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3.0m) - infinity (W), 9.8 ft. (3.0m) - infinity (T)
2.7-inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
Approx. 230,000 dots
Aperture and Shutter
f/3.0 (W), f/6.9 (T)
15-1 sec. (in Long Shutter Mode)
Auto, ISO 100-1600
Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center Weighted Average, Spot
Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
1.6-13.0 ft. (W), 3.3-6.6 ft. (T)
50.0cm - 4.0m (W), 1.0-2.0m (T)
P, Auto, Portrait, Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Fireworks, Long Shutter
Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom
Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC
Normal Continuous Shooting in Auto/P modes: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec.
Normal Continuous Shooting Low Light mode: Approx. 2.2 shots/sec.
Under lighting conditions where flash does not fire automatically. Excluding RAW and RAW+JPEG. Until memory card becomes full.
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards
SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
Print Order Format
Design rule for Camera File system (DCF) compliant; DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible
Image Recording Format
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
Large: 5152 x 3864
Medium 1 (M1): 3648 x 2736
Medium 2 (M2): 2048 x 1536
Medium: 2560 x 1920
Small: 640 x 480
Wide: 5152 x 2896
HD 1280 x 720: 25.00 fps
640 x 480: 29.97 fps
Number of Recordable Images
Approx. Number of Shots Recordable to 16 GB Memory Card
Time of Recordable Movies
Total Movie Time Recordable to Memory Card
The values in the table are based on Canon measurement conditions and may change depending on the subject, memory card and camera settings.After Low-level formatting.
*1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card
• Recording stops automatically once the file size reaches 4 GB or the memory card becomes full.
• Recording may stop unexpectedly if a memory card with a low Speed Class is used.
Playback Modes File
Protect, Favorites, Erase, Slideshow, Rotate, i-Contrast, Resize, Red-Eye Correction, Photobook Set-up, Auto Rotate, Resume, Transition Effect
Hi-Speed USB (Mini-B); direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Battery Pack NB-11L
Approx. 190 shots
Approx. 245 shots in ECO Mode
Video Recording Time: Approx. 50 min.
Approx. 4 hr.
32-104°F / 0-40°C
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.75 x 2.24 x 0.93 in. / 95.3 x 56.8 x 23.6mm
4.87 oz. / 138g (CIPA standard)
4.34 oz. / 123g (Body only)