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Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
6.8 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

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Overall 6
6.4

Expert Review

reviewed
3 August 2011
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS offers a midpoint between the portability of a point-and-shoot and the performance of a DSLR.
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Canon SX30 IS - an ultra zoom for all seasons

thinkdigit.com
4 April 2011
  • Excerpt: Ultra zoom cameras are a most interesting niche. For one, this category is synonymous with very long zooms (obviously!) and (not so obviously) a lot more manual control than ultra compacts give you.
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Overall 6
6.0

Canon Powershot SX30 IS Review

Digital Photography School
26 November 2010
  • Excerpt: They’ve got to be kidding! No…. It’s true. The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS has a 35x zoom lens! Stabilised and with a reasonably fast f2.7 maximum aperture. I had an early preview of this gem a few months before its official release and was stunned at the range of the hyper zoom.
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Expert Review

Dc Resource
21 November 2010
  • Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS ($429) is currently the "big gun" in the super zoom camera world. Packing a whopping 35X optical zoom lens (covering a focal range of 24 - 840 mm), the SX30 can be used in virtually any shooting situation that may arise.
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Overall 9
8.8
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 10
9.5
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
9.0

Canon PowerShot SX30IS Review

What Digital Camera
9 November 2010
  • Summary: Creatively it would be unfair to compare the SX30 directly with a budget DSLR, as there are many areas where it cannot compete; in focus speed, viewfinder and burst mode especially.
  • Pros: Huge zoom, very useable for this type of camera, lots of functionality
  • Cons: Motorised zoom, electronic viewfinder, burst mode, price
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Overall 9
8.6

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Camera Labs
1 October 2010
  • Summary: The Canon Powershot SX30 IS is a 14 Megapixel super-zoom with a 35x optical zoom lens and a fully articulated 2.7in screen. An update to the hugely successful PowerShot SX20 IS, it adds significantly to the older model's zoom range at both ends with a 24mm ultra-wide-angle extending a long, long way...
  • Pros: Massive 35x optical zoom., Excellent optical image stabilisation., Fully articulated screen., Flash hotshoe.
  • Cons: Fringing at zoom extremes., Poor continuous shooting., No RAW mode., No lens hood.
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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Photo quality 9
9.0
Build quality 9
9.0
Color and saturation 8
8.0

Canon Powershot SX30 IS

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: The Canon Powershot SX30 IS is about more than just an extra long lens. There are plenty of features to get your teeth into and photo quality is very good too. If extreme zoom is something you need then this camera ticks all the right boxes.
  • Pros: Long lens - general features - picture quality
  • Cons: Purple fringing
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Overall 6
6.0

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS review

Amateur Photographer
3 April 2014
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS is a great travel camera let down a little by having an overpopulated sensor. However, for many people this camera could be the ideal first step into photography. Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Our Verdict: Score - 3 out of 5
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Trusted Reviews
16 September 2011
  • Summary: Canon's 35x super zoom is being touted as the biggest on the planet. Does this PowerShot show that biggest is best and truly offer the most emcompassing all-in-one solution?
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS review

TechRadar UK
5 August 2011
  • Summary: Is the new Canon SX30 the best bridge camera?
  • Pros: Easy to use, Good quality pics at lower ISOs, Great focal length
  • Cons: No RAW support, Focussing can be slow at longer focal lengths
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