Summary: This very small compact camera produces amazingly good results. Canon have combined a high level of technology to make this camera extremely versatile, and the performance and quality is way beyond what could reasonably be expected of a camera at this price. The SX240 is a sophisticated camera and yet is also easy to use.
Summary: Arrived really quickly, the results so far are excellent. I need to load the guide and see what other functions there are. Very quiet zoom. The price was excellent, the same camera varied on different sites from Ã‚Â£299 down to Ã‚Â£179. So far very pleased with this purchase.
Pros: High quality video, High quality photos, Easy to use, None
Summary: Better than I expected. This camera takes better photos and videos than cameras I've had in the past than were more expensive. It's really easy to use. The high quality videos and photos take up a lot of space so a large memory card would be best (16GB seems about right, 8GB is too small). The battery life is good for casual use - although it seemed very short on the first few charges, it seems to be lasting longer now.
Summary: love the 20x zoom for taking landscape photos, when the zoom is in use it isnt top heavy, has a handy wrist strap, friends on facebook comment how sharper my photos are, Li-ion battery makes it lightweight yet sturdy compared to other large zoom cameras using AA batteries. (I have rheumatoid arthritis in my hands so less weight is good for me) Good size screen and easy to reach and use buttons.
Summary: Having lost my Powershot SX210, I was tempted to go for the latest model. However, reviews for the 280 and 600 were not brilliant and identified some annoying flaws. This older model was offered at a very good price and provides everything I need.