Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SD960 / Digital IXUS 110 IS / IXY Digital 510 IS
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Value for money 8
Ease of use 10
Picture quality 8
23 October 2009
Conclusion: Canon IXUS 110 IS digital camera Canon's IXUS cameras are famous all over the world. They belong to the best selling series worldwide and millions have been sold so far. Their success still continues. However, it must be a job and a half for Canon's design department to come up with new ideas to continuously renew the Canon IXUS camera.
Conclusion: The 16:9 LCD on the Canon SD960 IS lets you frame your shots to match the format of HDTV and widescreen laptop displays, and it records excellent HD video. Unfortunately, its price and some image-quality issues prevent it from being a point-and-shoot superstar.
Pros: Fast. Captures HD video. 16:9 LCD. HDMI-out. Long battery life. Produces less noise in images at ISO 1600 than its predecessor did.
Cons: Pricey. Quality problems at outer edges of images.
Conclusion: This is a good camera with plenty of features to get the creative juices flowing and the HD movie recorder will give you some razor sharp pictures. Compact and light, the Canon IXUS 110 is great for taking pictures quickly and won’t take up too much room in a bag. However, one major gripe with the Canon IXUS 110 is the lens quality.
Excerpt: The Canon IXUS 110 IS's theme is 'wide' - a wideangle lens, widescreen HD video shooting and a 2.8in wide LCD screen. But underneath it all, how does the IXUS 110 IS fare as a lifestyle compact?...
Excerpt: Canon Powershot SD960 is a typical point and shoot camera featuring easy to use controls, smooth navigation and basic operations that most casual shooters would expect. This model is designed for those who prize portability and chic design, as it a strong machine with a 12.1 megapixel sensor with a chiseled and sleek design.
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Excerpt: At first glance, the Canon PowerShot SD960 IS is your typical point-and-shoot, featuring the easy-to-use controls, smooth navigation, and basic operations most casual shooters expect. Although the SD960 is not your stepping-stone into DSLR photography, it is strong enough to give you the big picture with a 12.1 megapixel sensor and a chiseled and sleek design – sure to make those who prize portability and chic design happy.
Pros: Well-built and very stylish, Exposure settings work accurately and well, Active Display technology, HD video, Consistent and fast autofocus, Proficient ISO performance, High-res 2.8 inch LCD
Cons: Overly saturated default picture settings, Image quality when magnified shows considerable grain and noise, "Smudge Proof" LCD attracts lots of smudges, HD video quality isn't great...
Excerpt: Priced at $350, this new Digital ELPH camera is almost identical to the slightly larger SD970 IS ($470), with two exceptions. That second model features a larger three-inch LCD screen and a longer 37-185mm lens, plus a few extra minor features.
A small and versatile point-and-shoot Canon digital camera with a high quality wide-angle lens and HD movie recording
Good Gear Guide.au
30 August 2009
Summary: It may not be as thin or as light as previous IXUS models, but the 12.1-megapixel Canon IXUS 110 IS takes great photos for a point-and-shoot digital camera. A versatile and quiet 4x zoom lens along with a noise-free sensor make for high quality images.
Pros: Sharp lens with good zoom, HD movie recording, great wide-screen LCD
Cons: Heavier and thicker than older models, in-built flash is easily covered