Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
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Loved it at first.
31 October 2013
Summary: This camera worked great - for a while. When I was into my second week in Italy, it quit reading a charged battery so I was unable to use it. Good thing I had a camcorder and iPad with me, but what a hassle! I'm very disappointed.
Summary: Loved this, except it suddenly stopped working: would turn itself off without warning after just a few moments. Sent it back to Canon for 'in warranty' repair. We will see. If it worked it would be a five star, for ease of use and great pictures.
Summary: The camera produces good pictures. But the shutter leg is way too long and when you take videos the focus is slow to react so if you move the camera from one spot to another the picture becomes blurry until the focus adjusts which I find very annoying and I find myself not taking anymore videos...
Summary: I have this camera for almost a year now. I was impressed with the quality of the pictures. I am selling stuff on craigslist and ebay and I've received emails not about the items I'm selling but what camera I'm using. It is great for macro and night shots.
Summary: I rely on reviews very much before I make any purchase, and the reviews were great on this camera. But I am disappointed in some of it's functions. I like most people wanted to find a camera that is easy to use and takes quality pictures, I was also looking for one that had really good zoom.
Very Good Camera, but could have been better designed
28 December 2010
Summary: This is a very good camera, an amazing amount of quality in a small container which is good looking. I had seriously looked at the Panasonic Lumix ZS6 and ZS7, but chose the Canon Powershot SX210IS, based on reviews and specs. The picture quality is good, as is the video. Low light pictures are OK.
Get the S95 instead, picture quality not as good as expected
5 December 2010
Summary: I bought this and the canon s95. I am a long time Canon owner, having owned the Sd750 for several years and having loved it. Mind you this review is from someone who uses the camera on Auto in Point-and-shoot mode only. The SX210IS simply did not measure up.
Summary: I bought this camera to have a compact point-and-shoot that would fit in my purse, the zoom and pixels are fantastic for this size of camera, I wanted to like it more. I love Canon's products but this one doesn't seem to fit the bill.
Summary: It was a steal at $200 right after Thanksgiving. It is built very well - Made in Japan - and attention to detail is apparent - that is why all the cameras I have owned for the last 20 years have been Canons. I take one star away for poorer than expected low light performance.
Summary: I have to use a SLR camera for work so I know a little about ISO, apature, etc. I was looking for a personal camera that is small but with some of the controls that I have learned how to use. When I saw a small camera with a 14x Optical zoom I was very happy.