Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SD700 IS / Digital IXUS 800 IS / IXY Digital 800 IS
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Marco Galbiati - Italy, LetsGoDigital
22 November 2011
Excerpt: I've had the Canon IXUS 800 IS for 2 weeks now and I love it. However, there is 1 thing that really disappoints me: the audio in the movies. It's simply awful. Lots of noise, very poor sensitivity. Coming from an Canon IXUS 4, I was bitterly surprised at seeing how this latter outperform the Canon IXUS 800 in this respect. A friend of mine who has also recently bought the 800 IS camera confirmed my opinion.
Summary: I got this used camera recently and so far I really like it. It is compact without being fragile, takes good pictures, and has the features I wanted. It is easy to use without having to refer to the manual constantly to change settings. The price was right so all in all, I am happy with the purchase.
Summary: I have been waiting for this camera. It was difficult to get sharp pictures especially the macro shots with my previous camera being small, but this camera takes sharp pictures much more easily. I do not have to rest my arms on any solid objects to get jitter free pictures. Great camera to carry around for any snap shots.
Summary: This camera beats the Casio Exilim EX-Z850 in optical zoom, and as I quickly found out, that was more than enough to make up for its inferiority in virtually every other category. I know the Casio is supposed to be the better camera, but the bottom line is that the 4x optical zoom is more valuable than the white balance settings or the best shot settings.
Summary: Comments about Canon PowerShot SD700 IS: I've had this camera for a few days and I've been loving it so far! It's small enough to carry around when I go out, but it also feels more solid than some of the ultra-slim cameras being sold these days. The Image Stabilization feature seems to work pretty well, though I'm no expert on this.
Pros: Good zoom, Nice Features and Settings, Portable