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Canon PowerShot SD880 IS / Digital IXUS 870 IS / IXY 920 IS
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Canon PowerShot SD880 IS / Digital IXUS 870 IS / IXY 920 IS

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Overall 7
Design 6
Features 8

Canon PowerShot SD880IS - Digital Camera Review

Bright Hub
5 March 2010
  • Summary: This camera review covers the positive and negative aspects of the Canon PowerShot SD880IS camera. The Canon PowerShot SD880IS camera has a lot of features packed into a small point-and-shoot camera, but there are a couple of clear drawbacks.
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Canon PowerShot SD880 IS

Digital Photography Interface
7 September 2009
  • Conclusion: The 10 megapixel Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital ELPH is a nice evolutionary update to the previous SD870 IS Digital ELPH. We now get 2 more megapixels, a slightly bigger 4X lens and the same nice 3 inch LCD screen.
  • Pros: Compact stylish design with a wide-angle lens and large screen, Excellent battery life, Above average camera performance, New features are useful: face self-timer, iContrast and smaller movie file sizes, Effective red-eye removal tool, good image quality in general (though there are two issues), ...
  • Cons: Lacks manual controls and a live histogram, No HD/720p movie mode and can’t use optical zoom while recording movies, Memory card/battery door isn’t too sturdy, poor microphone placement, Rear command dial gives no tactile ‘clicks’ or feedback, easy to accidentally bump, Edge softness with a littl...
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Overall 9
Design 9
Value for money 9
Features 8
Performance 10
Picture quality 10

Canon IXUS 870 IS Review

What Digital Camera
23 January 2009
  • Summary: A well made and attractive camera with excellent performance, useful zoom range, outstandingly good LCD monitor and superb image quality. A little light on features, but the only real downsides are its slightly awkward handling and the relatively high price.
  • Pros: Build quality, performance, image quality
  • Cons: Handling, price
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Digital Camera Review
22 December 2008
  • Summary: With the introduction of the Canon PowerShot SD880 IS as successor to the SD870 IS, Canon embarks on the implementation of its newest DIGIC IV processor technology into an SD product line that also includes the DIGIC IV equipped SD990 IS at present.
  • Pros: Good shutter lag and AF performance, Good color rendition, Excellent lens performance
  • Cons: No viewfinder, Sharpening images requires post processing outside of camera
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Expert Review

Dc Resource
22 December 2008
  • Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital ELPH ($299) is an ultra-compact camera packing a wide-angle 4X zoom lens, a large 3-inch LCD display, optical image stabilization, and a VGA movie mode. It replaces the PowerShot SD870 IS, with these notable new features:
  • Pros: Good photo quality, Stylish, compact metal body; comes in silver and gold, 4X, wide-angle lens, Optical image stabilization, Fast startup time; snappy performance overall, Nice 3-inch LCD display; great outdoor and low light visibility, Face detection and handy face detection self-timer features,...
  • Cons: More noise reduction than older Powershots, especially in low light (though this won't affect most people), Images are soft around the edges, Flash recharging could be faster, Current zoom setting not shown on LCD, No optical viewfinder, More manual controls would be nice, Can't swap memory cards...
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Overall 9

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Review

10 December 2008
  • Conclusion: We’re constantly asked which digital camera to purchase—especially this time of year. If you’re looking for a very good point-and-shoot for under $300 buy the Canon PowerShot SD880 IS Digital ELPH.
  • Pros: Great point-and-shoot; nice wide-angle zoom; attractive design and feel; optical image stabilization
  • Cons: Few manual adjustments; noisy above ISO 400; pokey frame rates
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Canon PowerShot SD880 IS review

27 November 2008
  • Summary: Canon's PowerShot SD880 IS is a compact point-and-shoot digital camera.
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Overall 9

Canon Digital IXUS 870IS / PowerShot SD 880IS ELPH

Camera Labs
1 November 2008
  • Summary: The Canon Digital IXUS 870IS / PowerShot SD 880IS ELPH is a very classy compact which builds upon the success of its predecessor. The individual improvements may be relatively minor when viewed alone, but as a whole add up to a well-featured compact which performs confidently and delivers...
  • Pros: 28mm coverage and stabilisation., Quality 3in screen and user interface., Good face detection and focus check., H.264-encoded movies, but still VGA.
  • Cons: Little or no manual control., Modest continuous shooting of 1.4fps., No live histogram., No HD movie mode.
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
30 October 2008
  • Summary: The successor to Canon's widely popular from last year, the PowerShot SD880 IS boasts improved specifications such as 10.0-megapixels of resolution and a 4x "Wide-angle" Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilization.
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Canon IXUS 870 IS Review

Gadget Heaven
1 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The very handsome Canon IXUS 870 IS comes with a stylish slim design that makes it lighter fancy and even more portable for the user. In addition to this, its smooth round corners together with the smooth silver lining characterize its physical look. Am sure you would not afford to miss it!
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