Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot A1100 IS
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Canon PowerShot A1100 IS Camera Review
7 May 2013
Summary: The Canon PowerShot A1100 IS is a compact camera practical and easy to use, the characteristics of which the most interesting are the resolution of the sensor, the optical stabilizer, the optical viewfinder and an internal memory discreet than most of the models available.
Pros: Sensor resolution; Scene Selector, Face Detection, Face Select.
Summary: Looking for a good point-and-shoot camera to take to your next party or outing, or maybe you simply want to take a great snapshot of Fido? Whatever you need it for, there's a lot of compact cameras on the market. Learn whether or not the Canon PowerShot A1100 IS will work for you.
Summary: The Canon PowerShot A1100 IS is a 12.1 Megapixel budget compact with a stabilised 4x optical zoom lens, a 2.5in LCD screen and an optical viewfinder.
Powered by two AA batteries, it has a variety of shooting modes including Easy Auto with scene recognition.
Pros: Inexpensive, attractive and robust., Extended battery life using viewfinder., Excellent image stabilisation., 4x optical zoom with 3cm macro.
Cons: Sometimes poor exposure metering., Slow flash recycling time., Low resolution LCD lacks detail., Plastic mode dial is too easily moved.
Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot A1100 IS can be simply put as a 12 megapixel update to the old A1000 with a new processor and a few small changes. It has the same 4X optical zoom lens, 2.5 inch LCD and for most part, functions and features.
Pros: Compact design with a fairly decent right hand grip and viewfinder, 128 MB “starter” memory card may be handy for photo newbies, Good image quality with low noise till ISO 800 (with one issue below though), Smart Auto mode simplifies operation – picks a scene mode for you, Fast picture-taking per...
Cons: No manual controls or conversion lens compatibility, 22% drop in battery life from A1000; performance also a tad slower than A1000, Very slight color fringing and edge softness (but I’m nitpicking here), Reflective LCD needs “correct angle” outdoors, low in resolution, Lacks a battery indicator; ...
Conclusion: Picture quality with the Canon Powershot A1100 IS is surprisingly good. It may not win too many beauty contests, but this is one of those digital cameras that does exactly what it sets out to do. That is take excellent pictures given more or less any photo opportunity.
Pros: Picture quality - viewfinder - start up time
Excerpt: From the outside the Canon Powershot A1100 IS is virtually identical to the A1000 model that it replaces. This is still a well-made, compact digital camera, with an understated but stylish blue plastic body plastic body and excellent overall finish.
Excerpt: Les Canon A2100 IS et A1100 IS sont deux compacts qui offriront un fiche technique honorable bien que n’ayant au final rien d’enthousiasmant : pour dire les choses autrement, concédons que ces appareils proposent le minimum syndical, mais qu’à l’heure d’une féroce concurrence dans les compacts, les...