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8.6 out of 10

Canon PowerShot D20

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot D20

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Overall 10
10

Great camera

Blago, B&H Photo
2 weeks ago
  • Excerpt: Got this camera for a beach vacation as I did not want to carry my Mark III 5D at the beach. Light, sleek, waterproof. Serves its purpose and is easy to use.
  • Pros: Easy To Use, Good Image Quality, Nice Body Color
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Overall 2
2.0

Failed, quickly

Pat "Patti", Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Great, till it failed. I took my new camera on a Caribbean cruise. Having owned a similar model, I was ultra careful opening the port to download pictures. Eventually I opened the battery port to add a fresh one, on the next use it leaked and has refused to dry out and work. Believe me, I was careful.
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

not waterproof

Anonymous, Canon
3 weeks ago
  • Conclusion: I purchased this camera and used it underwater twice without problem. The third time while snorkeling it filled with water and is now useless. I will send it to Canon but am not hopeful they will replace it as it is out of warranty. After reading the reviews, I think this model is a lemon. Maybe the D30 will be better? I love my other Canon cameras (five)!
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Overall 2
2.0

$150 per use....fail

Rebellious Fish, Amazon
15 March 2014
  • Summary: I bought this camera to use for beach and cruise vacations, so it was only used twice between the purchase date (December 2012) and it's failure date (January 2014). First trip to a Helmet Dive in the Caribbean yielded really wonderful pictures. The second use was on a beach vacation in Florida and again we got fun pics.
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Overall 2
2.0

Video started making click sound for unkown reason

Jackie, Amazon
8 March 2014
  • Summary: I owned this camera for about a year. I used it lightly, always washed it after being in the water, and did not drop or damage it. After owning it for about one year (used maybe 10 times total), it started making a clicking sound when taking video. I suspect the stabilization mechanism was broken, but turning the stabilization off did not eliminate the clicking sound.
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Overall 10
10

The bomb!!

Jamen, Amazon
6 March 2014
  • Summary: This camera came with me to Fiji where I did 2 shark dives. The video/audio/pictures were amazing, just amazing. When I watch the video, it is literally like I am doing the dive again. Great camera for the price.
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Overall 8
8.0

So far so good.

Jim, B&H Photo
15 February 2014
  • Excerpt: Personal use indoors and out. Works great and easy<br />to use.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Fast Shutter Speed, Good in Low Light, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD
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Overall 10
10

Handy and useful

Ezra, Amazon
5 February 2014
  • Summary: This waterproof camera is a nice improvement from Canon's first waterproof digital camera a few years back. It has a wider-angle lens and a bigger display. It can also automatically focus when one zooms in and out while taking a video, something its predecessor (D10) couldn't do. It is more streamlined, although one has to get used to not blocking the lens when taking shots (the D10 was bulbous but had the lens right in the middle, so one's fingers never block it).
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Overall 10
10

Amazing image quality for a WP camera!

Asher Schachter, B&H Photo
11 January 2014
  • Excerpt: The D20 is a fantastic little camera. The interface is designed for fast adjustment of creative controls, including white balance, ISO, slow sync flash, exposure compensation, and macro photography. The video quality is amazing, and video is activated by a separate, dedicated button; no need to go through menus to shoot video.
  • Pros: DURABLE, Easy to Use, Good Battery Life, Great Resolution, Large Clear LCD, Rugged, Small / Compact, waterproof
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Overall 2
2.0
Value for money 2
2.0
Features 2
2.0
Performance 2
2.0
Overall quality 2
2.0

User Review

Anonymous, Canon
31 December 2013
  • Conclusion: This is my 3rd canon waterproof cameras and I loved the other two. The changes that have been made to this model are horrible and have reduced the quality of this camera to the point that i will be sending my recent purchase back. The change to the location of the strap attachment makes it impossible to set up a timed shot because the camera will no longer stand up without being propped up.
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