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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS / Digital IXUS 980 IS / IXY 3000 IS
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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS / Digital IXUS 980 IS / IXY 3000 IS

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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

PC Magazine
19 September 2009
  • Conclusion: What Canon's SD990 IS lacks in glamorous features it makes up for in speed and brilliant images.
  • Pros: Excellent image quality. Full manual operation. Speedy boot and recycle times. Very little shutter lag.
  • Cons: Expensive. Somewhat bulky. Can't record high-def video. Just average noise scores.
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Overall 8
8.2

Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS / PowerShot SD990 IS Digital ELPH

Camera Labs
1 August 2009
  • Summary: The camera’s unique grip shape, which resembles a squashed figure-eight from the side, looks and feels a little odd at first, but before long offers a comfortable and secure grip. And like all of Canon’s higher-end compacts, the build quality and finish are excellent. The presence of an optical viewfinder is unusual in today’s compact market (indeed one of the few others is Canon’s own IXUS 100 IS / SD780 IS), and its physical location limits the size of the screen to...
  • Pros: High resolution images., Good screen with optional viewfinder., Great battery life with viewfinder., Manual control over exposure.
  • Cons: Lacking true wide-angle coverage., No optical zoom while filming., No HD video or HDMI port., Modest burst mode at 1.3fps.
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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Photo quality 9
9.0
Build quality 9
9.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Canon IXUS 980 IS

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: Obviously I like the picture quality and this is the most important factor for me when choosing a camera. The big question is whether or not you are prepared to pay the premium price. If money is not so important and top quality is all that counts this is likely to be a good choice. If on the other hand you are not looking for the absolute best for your snapshots then there are cheaper options around that you are likely to be just as happy with.
  • Pros: Design - picture quality
  • Cons: Slow when flash is turned on
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS review

PC Advisor
8 October 2009
  • Summary: As a fan of Canon's Digital Elph cameras, we were a bit disappointed by the current flagship model of the series, the 14.7Mp Canon PowerShot SD990 IS.
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon IXUS 980 IS review

PC Advisor
23 September 2009
Overall 8
8.0
Design 10
10
Features 10
10
Ease of use 10
10
Performance 8
8.0

Canon Ixus 980IS

GadgetSpeak
16 March 2009
  • Summary: This is another in the range of marvellous Canon Ixus offerings that I have enjoyed reviewing over the years. Not only me but those of my friends who have taken my advice and purchased one of these little Ixus offerings.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon IXUS 980 IS digital camera

Pocket Lint
19 November 2008
  • Pros: Good low ISO image quality, all-metal build and curvy design, features
  • Cons: High ISO image noise, some controls slow to use, organic curvy design might not be to everyone’s taste
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Overall 7
7.1
Picture quality 9
9.3

Test: Canon Digital Ixus 980 IS (Digitalkamera)

CHIP Online
19 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Die Canon Digital Ixus 980 IS ist die beste Ixus und eine der besten aktuellen Ultrakompakten, allerdings ist sie etwas teurer als viele Konkurrenten. Für das Geld bietet sie hohe Leistung, edles Design, gelungene Ergonomie und überzeugende Funktionalität – einzig eine echte Weitwinkelbrennweite und der derzeit trendige HD-Videomodus fehlen zum Klassensieg.
  • Pros: Sehr hohe Auflösung, Farbtreue unter Tageslicht, Manuelle Einstellungen, Optischer Bildstabilisator
  • Cons: Bildrauschen bei hohen ISO, Serienbildgeschwindigkeit
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Overall 7
6.7

Canon IXUS 980 IS

Bild och Ljud
16 September 2009
Overall 8
8.0

Canon Ixus 980 IS

Absolut Photo
23 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Le Canon Ixus 980 IS annonce 14 mégapixels sur son nouveau capteur : disons le clairement, c’est sans doute trop, et le bruit sera en hausse ; cependant cette définition record permet aussi de limiter la visibilité de ce bruit sur les tirages. Paradoxe, qui permet de nuancer le regard sur les hautes densités de pixels.
  • Pros: Qualité d'image et définition, Stabilisation, Mode manuel, Compacité, Look
  • Cons: Bruit malgré tout
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