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Canon PowerShot SD870 IS / Digital IXUS 860 IS / IXY 910 IS
4.9 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS / Digital IXUS 860 IS / IXY 910 IS

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SD870 IS / Digital IXUS 860 IS / IXY 910 IS

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Overall 8
8.0

870 replaced

rwdeen, Amazon
3 November 2009
  • Summary: Good all-around camera, though obsolete. Re-purchased due to theft and to fit in an existing underwater housing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great design and easy to work

PictureGirl, pcRUSH.com
29 December 2008
  • Summary: Comments about Canon Canon PowerShot SD870: Canon did a great job with this camera. I really like the powershot. It’s not too big and not to small so someone with long or large hands can easily work it. I have tested it outdoors and indoors and the pictures look fabulous.
  • Pros: Easy to Use, Excellent in Low Light, Fast Shutter Speed, Good Battery Life
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Overall 8
8.0

canon sd870is

Russell E. Luke III, Amazon
14 September 2008
  • Summary: we were heading to Hungary and I didn't want to take my new d300 so i went online for some advise. This is a great little camera. If you buy one, play with the manual settings as it takes a little practice, but this camera now replaced my d70 as my go to camera for daily usage. good job.
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Overall 8
8.0

Very nice camera

J Peterman, Amazon
1 August 2008
  • Summary: I've been taking pictures for close to 30 years now. This is the best camera I have ever owned. The color, clarity, quality of the photo's is great. The only complaint I have is I still have to do touch ups for red eye's even with red eye reduction on but that's not a big deal to me because...
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Overall 8
8.0

liked the 800IS more

Kelly L., Newegg
31 July 2008
  • Summary: The LCD is big and nice. Some aspects of the design are more enjoyable than the 800IS. Some are not. It's heavy and pretty big (relative to other canons in this class). It's pretty to look at.
  • Pros: A friend of mine dropped my Canon SD 800IS in her drink and it never worked the same again. So I had to replace it. Newegg doesn't even sell the 800 anymore so I did some looking around and found that it has been upgraded a few times since then. I know that this is not an actual upgrade from the ...
  • Cons: The 800IS had easier to access manual settings. Also I think the Image Stabilization in that model worked better. The IS in the 870 doesn't seem to be very useful.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good improvement

Anonymous, Newegg
15 July 2008
  • Summary: I bought this to replace our aging, yet still functional SD400, so I've had some experience with Canon's before (as far as the menu set up etc). I'm pleased with the large display as I very rarely used the viewfinder on the previous SD400.
  • Pros: Big screen, quick functions, fast shots, easy menu, nice quality pictures. Overall: pleased with the purchase and the functionality of the camera. Relatively good price point for the package.
  • Cons: Some lag when taking successive photo's. Doesn't have the features of a DSLR - but then again, it's not in the same league.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome Compact Camera!!

Kyu K., Newegg
31 May 2008
  • Summary: Overall, good camera and would recommend to anyone who is looking for an awesome compact camera Only one thing or flaw on one of the feature is, that is if I have to point out, the touch sensitive 'wheel'.
  • Pros: Let me start off with the lens first. 28mm focal length is great. To beginners: what this means is that whenever you have trouble taking a picture of a group of people because some of the people had been 'cut off' from the picture. Then wide angle 28mm will capture that 'cut off' person By just h...
  • Cons: For me, the reason why I gave 4 star was little problem with my LCD For instance, when I am trying to take a picture of my chandelier (with lights on) LCD has a blue line along the y-axis of the lights. However, when picture is taken, it doesn't have that line. Also, LCD screen is more 'fuzzier' ...
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Overall 8
8.0

Great camera until it gave me the ol' lens error

R. Cross, Amazon
19 May 2008
  • Summary: I'm just going to hit on a couple things because everything has been said many times. This is a Canon Sd series camera, so it's basically the same as other Sd series that cost less/more.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Matt M., Newegg
19 April 2008
  • Pros: The large LCD screen is very nice. Good image quality overall, impressed with video quality. Sturdy feel.
  • Cons: audio quality through built-in mic is not very good, but that's not a big drawback since audio recording is not the primary purpose
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Overall 8
8.0

Wonderful little camera. More than what I have expected

Frog in Well, Amazon
5 April 2008
  • Summary: The SD870IS is an excellent little camera. It is small enough to be carried anywhere all the time. Yet the picture quality is excellent ,especially at low ISO setting. The 28mm equivalent focal length is very useful in tight space and scenery.
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