Summary: I purchased this camera for my wife and in just a few months, it had a lens error and the lens would not come out and the camera would not function. I returned it to Canon and got a replacement under their warranty, and in less time than the first one...another lens error and a non working camera.
Summary: Very disappointed. This camera has died TWICE (so far) and it's only been 9 months. The first time the camera failed it would not turn on at all. We sent it for warrenty repair and received a refurbished replacement camera THAT WAS NOT THE COLOR OF OUR ORIGINAL, Canon said we didn't have any option...
Summary: There must be dozens of very positive reviews on this camera - I cannot begin to understand this. In just slightly low light level conditions (i.e. like anywhere indoors, which is 90% of where people use point and shoots) all images are blurred and/or have terrible color.
Summary: As it has been well documented by other reviewers, this camera has a major manufacturing flaw. I first bought one for my daughter and it has worked well. But when my wife bought me the same model 3 months later, it worked all of 3 days before the fatal Lens error message.
Summary: I have been the owner of Canon Elph cameras for the last 5 or 6 years and can testify that the quality has gone down to the unacceptible level now. I have bought Elph 100 HS (Made in Japan, by the way) for this Christmas.
Summary: It's a shame the camera seems to suffer from a serious design flaw. I was very happy with the camera until it suddenly developed the fatal "Lens Error" problem after two months of exceedingly gentle use. Buyer beware: don't take your chances with such a poorly engineered camera.
Worst Customer Service, Common Problem Unacknowledged By Canon, $126.95 In Warranty Repair Cost! Outrageous
30 June 2011
Summary: We had this camera for a little over 1 month when the zoom mechanism got stuck half open. We googled the problem to find that it is a flaw well know by users of Canon Powershot cameras and is not acknowledged by Canon as a flaw in camera design.
Summary: 1 week after I bought the camera out of nowhere it stopped working. The lense doesn't open. According to information collected on google is a common issue with this camera, a from other users experience the warranty doesn't not cover this type of malfunction.