Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SD450 / IXUS 55 / IXY 60
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15 October 2009
Conclusion: In an ideal world buying an ultra compact camera would not involve any compromise at all. But this ain't a perfect world, and if you want a camera you really can carry with you anytime, anywhere then you have to accept there will be some trade-off in terms of absolute image quality.
Pros: Very good resolution, Incredibly slim, compact design, Beautifully built and all-metal construction, Excellent color and white balance in most situations, Manual (custom) white balance, Good exposure and generally very reliable focus (using single-point AF), Good flash performance at short distan...
Cons: Fairly strong purple fringing, Some dynamic range issues (common to cameras using this sensor), Some edge and corner softness at wide angle/max aperture, Battery life when using LCD, No exposure information in record mode except when camera shake is an issue, No exposure information in playback m...
Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot SD450 Digital ELPH is a nice camera - Compact, stylish and fast. It starts up almost instantly and shot-to-shot speed was good. The SD450 Digital ELPH also has one of the best lenses and flash units among ultra-thin cameras as well as one of the few digital cameras which can do...
Pros: Ultra-compact and stylish, Lens is probably the best among ultra-thin cameras, Fairly powerful flash, Great LCD performance, Extremely fast, Unlimited continuous shooting, Excellent movie mode, Improved user interface (Not as boring as the old one), Fun My Colors feature, Good photo quality
Cons: Battery life needs to be improved (by a lot!), Included memory card is useless (Too small), No manual controls, LCD is lacking resolution, No special feature to counteract blurring during low-light shooting, Red-eye, Some soft photos, Fairly high noise levels at high ISO, low-light
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