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Canon PowerShot D20
7.1 out of 10

Canon PowerShot D20

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Overall 7
7.1

Expert Review

DP Review
6 May 2015
  • Summary: The PowerShot D20 is a good underwater camera, though it doesn't stand out in any particular area. It takes decent (though slightly soft) photos with pleasing colors (but expect a color cast when shooting underwater).
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Overall 7
7.2

Canon PowerShot D20 Camera: Review

Review guidelines
2 May 2013
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot D20 is a compact camera lines with good technical characteristics and excellent wrinkles. Excellent presence and GPS logger that will satisfy even the most adventurous users.
  • Pros: Shock Resistant, Waterproof, Dust-proof, resistant to low temperatures, the HS System with 12.1 MP, Display with TAP control, built-in GPS.
  • Cons: Lack touch technology on display.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot D20

PC Magazine
28 November 2012
  • Conclusion: The GPS-equipped Canon PowerShot D20 is a well-built but large rugged camera with a sharp lens. It produces good-looking images at every supported ISO, but isn't the fastest tough camera that we've tested.
  • Pros: Sharp lens. Good high ISO performance. Integrated GPS.
  • Cons: Large, even for a rugged camera. So-so speeds. 1080p video limited to 24fps.
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Overall 8
8.4

Canon PowerShot D20

Camera Labs
1 October 2012
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot D20 is a rugged, waterproof point-and-shoot compact designed for people who want to take pictures outdoors in tough environments and in the water. It's waterproof to a depth of 10 metres as well as dust and shock-proof.
  • Pros: 5x stabilised optical zoom., Designed for purpose., 1080p24 video recording., built-in GPS receiver with track log.
  • Cons: Very poor continuous shooting., Poor noise handling., No 'door open' warning ., Relatively expensive.
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Overall 8
7.5

Canon PowerShot D20 Review

Digitaltrends
10 June 2012
  • Conclusion: Tough cams are an experimental breed by nature, and Canon pulled out the stops with the D20. From the unconventional design to its remarkable lens, this rugged cam easily sits among the best in the bunch.
  • Pros: Great in-camera interface, Sharp lens, Impressive underwater performance
  • Cons: Moderately slow; not suitable for fast-action shots or video, Unconventional design is interesting but bulky, Unreliable GPS
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot D20

CNET
31 May 2012
  • Summary: If you want to buy a rugged, waterproof camera, the Canon PowerShot D20 is the one to go for. It's easy to use and comes in a choice of three colours. Build quality can't be faulted and the buttons are responsive, with a satisfying action, unlike those on some rivals.
  • Pros: GPS photo tagging; Waterproof; Can withstand impact; Good colour reproduction; Cool design.
  • Cons: Some chromatic aberration; Grain apparent at conservative sensitivities; Wind noise on movies, even with wind filter active.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
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Performance 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot D20

GadgetSpeak
4 September 2013
  • Excerpt: Slightly different to most Power Shot offerings as this is waterproof, it still however has all the normal facilities and enhancements of a standard digital camera but in this case getting it wet will not be a disaster at least in the short term.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot D20 review

expertreviews.co.uk
27 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Rugged, waterproof cameras are perfect for the chronically clumsy, but Canon seems to have a more glamorous group in mind for the D20. Its sweeping contours look like something we'd expect to find in a surf shop, especially in the blue finish we were sent for testing.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot D20

PhotographyBLOG
3 October 2012
  • Summary: Our initial thoughts about the Canon Powershot D20 weren't good. It has a rather poor dynamic range which really shone through on the first set of pictures we took with it. The camera's metering prefers the darker areas over the light and will happily bleach out the sky to keep the shadows.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot D20 Digital Camera Review

ePHOTOzine
8 August 2012
  • Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot D20, announced in February 2012, is a digital camera designed for extreme outdoor activities. An upgrade to the
  • Pros: Excellent image quality, Full 1080p HD, GPS switches on quickly, Large, chunky buttons, Low noise throughout the ISO range
  • Cons: Continuous shooting isn't particularly quick, Battery cover is tricky to open, One of the more expensive waterproof cameras available
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