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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
6.7 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

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Overall 8
7.8

Canon Powershot SX230 HS Hands-on Review

Digitalcamera HQ
21 August 2014
  • Summary: Canon's premium compact zoom gets almost everything right. Easy enough for casual photographers but powerful enough for enthusiasts, the SX230 is an excellent camera.
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Overall 7
7.2

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Camera: Review

Review guidelines
4 May 2013
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a great compact camera from the camera body sturdy and stylish available in different colors. The technical features are good and in line with the PowerShot series cameras with the addition of the GPS function with Logger.
  • Pros: Full HD, HS System, Dynamic Image Stabilizer, Video Diary, Smart Auto (32 scenes) with GPS Logger.
  • Cons: Battery Pack; Optional Waterproof Case.
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Overall 7
7.3
Value for money 7
7.0
Video quality 7
7.0
Functionality 7
7.0
Audio & image quality 8
8.0
Appearance 7
7.0
Build quality 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
23 May 2012
  • Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS might be the perfect addition to your family if you’re looking for a slightly cheaper but just as powerful version to the SX260. This camera provides equal image and video quality and has many of the features present in the higher range model.
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Overall 6
6.4

Expert Review

reviewed
24 February 2012
  • Summary: The Canon SX230 HS combines a 12.1-megapixel CMOS image sensor, and 14x optical zoom lens in a slim body.
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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS Review

Digital Photography Interface
18 October 2011
  • Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a nice little travel zoom camera with a good feature set. The camera has a 12 megapixel high-speed CMOS, 14X optical zoom lens, 3 inch widescreen LCD, both automatic/scene modes and manual controls and built-in GPS functionality.
  • Pros: Up – Exposure compensation (+/-2 in 1/3 increments), Down – Self-timer (Off, 2 seconds, 10 seconds, custom), Left – Autofocus mode (Auto macro, macro, manual focus), Right – Flash setting (Auto, on, slow sync, off; redeye reduction available), Center – Function menu/OK, Commendable image quality;...
  • Cons: Up – Exposure compensation (+/-2 in 1/3 increments), Down – Self-timer (Off, 2 seconds, 10 seconds, custom), Left – Autofocus mode (Auto macro, macro, manual focus), Right – Flash setting (Auto, on, slow sync, off; redeye reduction available), Center – Function menu/OK, Poor battery life (below a...
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Canon PowerShot SX230HS review

EvoGadget
29 September 2011
  • Summary: All in all, after this test and review, we must say that this digital camera was not a disappointment. There are indeed better devices out there, but the Canon PowerShot SX230HS shouldn’t be overlooked.
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Overall 8
8.3

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

Camera Labs
1 July 2011
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a 12.1 Megapixel pocket super-zoom with a 14x stabilised range and a 3in screen with a 16:9 aspect ratio. The HS suffix stands for High Sensitivity, providing enhanced low light performance using a back-illuminated CMOS sensor.
  • Pros: Great image quality - best of peer group., 1080p24 HD video., GPS receiver., Good low light performance.
  • Cons: Wide-end of zoom 'only' delivers 28mm., Flash pops up unnecessarily., Poor battery life., Chromatic aberration (colour fringing).
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Overall 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

CNET
18 May 2011
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is an extremely versatile, capable and feature-packed compact superzoom. If you don't need the GPS feature, though, you'll be able to find a similar camera for less money.
  • Pros: Long 14x optical zoom; very effective optical image stabiliser; good low-light performance; 1080p video; large 3-inch LCD screen.
  • Cons: Poorly positioned pop-up flash; expensive; heavy; GPS feature drains battery quickly.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS

PC Magazine
22 April 2011
  • Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a top choice if you want a long zoom lens, plus bonus features like GPS, in a camera that can fit in your pocket.
  • Pros: 14x optical zoom lens, in a small pocketable body. Sharp images. Good low light performance. Fast. Includes GPS for geotagging photos. High-res LCD.
  • Cons: 1080p video capture limited to 24fps. No refocusing while recording video. 16:9 widescreen LCD isn't great for shooting 4:3 still images.
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
19 April 2011
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is available now with a suggested retail price of $349.99 US. What's in the box?: PowerShot SX230 HS Body Battery Pack NB-5L Battery Charger CB-2LX Wrist Strap WS-DC11 AV Cable AVC-DC400ST USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM Additional Product...
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