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Canon PowerShot SD980 IS / Digital IXUS 200 IS / IXY 930 IS
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Canon PowerShot SD980 IS / Digital IXUS 200 IS / IXY 930 IS

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Canon SD980 IS

Ken Rockwell
8 July 2015
  • Conclusion: Boat, Inverness California. Cloudy WB, f/4.5 at 1/1,250, Auto ISO 80, 9.0mm (50mm equivalent). original file . The SD980 is a fantastic choice for high-quality images in a tiny package.
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Overall 7
7.3
Value for money 7
7.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 7
7.0
Appearance 8
8.0
Build quality 8
8.0

Canon IXUS 200 IS Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
17 June 2010
  • Conclusion: For those with good dexterity and the ability to multi-task, the combination of physical buttons and touch screen operation will delight. For the rest of you, it may well be worth persisting with what can initially be the slightly awkward controlling of the IXUS 200 IS as once this minor hurdle is...
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS

PC Magazine
30 April 2010
  • Conclusion: Canon's first touch-screen point-and-shoot camera, the PowerShot SD980 IS masters the touch-screen shooting experience, but some wide-angle image-quality issues hold it back from true greatness.
  • Pros: Responsive touch screen with intuitive interface. Fast shooting speeds. 720p30 HD video capture. 24mm wide-angle lens. Accelerometer-based navigation. Mini HDMI out.
  • Cons: Significant barrel distortion at wide angle lens position. Soft image details at the edge of the frame.
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Overall 10
10
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
10
Performance 10
10

Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS

ITP.net
28 March 2010
  • Excerpt: Canon's products have traditionally carried a price premium and the Digital Ixus 200 IS is no exception. Like its predecessors however, the Ixus 200 justifies its cost.
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Overall 9
8.7

Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS / PowerShot SD980 IS ELPH

Camera Labs
1 January 2010
  • Summary: The Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS / PowerShot SD980 IS Digital ELPH is a 12.1 Megapixel compact with a stabilised 5x optical zoom lens, and a 3in 16:9 touch-sensitive screen. It's the first Canon compact to feature a touch-screen LCD which allows you to select options, manually focus and control...
  • Pros: 3in 16:9 touch-screen with tap-focusing., 5x zoom with 24mm equivalent wide angle., 720p HD video with matching screen shape., Excellent image quality.
  • Cons: Beyond focusing, touch-screen is a bit of a novelty., Slow continuous shooting., Poor battery life., Modest 5cm macro mode.
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Expert Review

Digital Camera Review
15 December 2009
  • Summary: Canon’s first foray into touch screen territory comes in the form of the PowerShot SD980 IS . It falls into line style-wise with the current generation of Digital ELPH cameras and it won’t look out of place sitting side-by-side with your iPod and your touch screen smartphone – it’s curvy, boldly...
  • Pros: Good image quality, Touch LCD is responsive, 720p HD video
  • Cons: Lower res at 16:9, Video quality is average, Somewhat expensive
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 8
8.0
Durability 8
8.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
15 November 2009
  • Conclusion: Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS digital compact camera All these years, Canon IXUS cameras have been hogging the limelight. And it is a great achievement to introduce a new IXUS camera time and again and still get the same attention.
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS

CNET
5 November 2009
  • Summary: With the Digital IXUS 200 IS, Canon seems to have aimed for steady evolution rather than technical innovation. The 200 is a perfectly decent camera, but it's far from a must-have
  • Pros: Good zoom range; decent lens quality; effective touchscreen controls.
  • Cons: Black borders on the LCD display when shooting stills; over-sensitive rear control dial; weak definition at high ISOs.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon IXUS 200 IS digital camera

Pocket Lint
1 December 2009
  • Conclusion: Apart from some fiddly controls the IXUS 200 IS is very nice to use and the active screen technology is great, particularly when selecting the focus point on the screen or the vertical shutter trigger.
  • Pros: Build, styling HD video, image quality at lower ISO, touch screen
  • Cons: The auto/stills/video mode slider switch is fiddly; mode dial is on the small size, high ISO image noise, no optical viewfinder
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Overall 7
6.7
Value for money 5
5.0
Features 8
8.3
Picture quality 7
6.7

Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS

PC Pro
30 November 2009
  • Conclusion: Some fantastic technology, but it isn’t quite mature enough for mass consumption yet
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