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Canon PowerShot TX1
4.9 out of 10

Canon PowerShot TX1

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot TX1

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Overall 8
Value for money 7
Features 9
Performance 8
Picture quality 8
Ergonomics 5
Build quality 9

Expert Review

DP Review
1 June 2007
  • Conclusion: I have to confess I'm struggling to know who Canon is really aiming the TX1 at; it seems slightly confused as to what its primary function actually is. One the one hand it is, technically, the cheapest 'HDTV' camcorder on the market, and one that is obviously designed to take on the likes of Sanyo's...
  • Pros: Good resolution, good edge-to-edge sharpness at most settings, Surprisingly good output quality at lower ISO settings, Very compact design and superb build quality, Big 10x (39-390mm equivalent) zoom range in a very small camera, Much improved on-screen information (shutter speed, aperture, ISO),...
  • Cons: Vertical design and control placement have a serious effect on handling, Would be nicer if the lens started a little wider than 39mm equivalent, Very difficult to hold for vertically-orientated shots, Almost impossible to start/stop movies or zoom without jerking the camera, Noisy at ISO 400 and ...
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Overall 9

Canon Powershot TX1 Review

10 April 2007
  • Conclusion: As a technology writer, I have trained myself to look at gadgets and hardware with an unbiased eye, and I have to be willing to explore the good AND bad aspects of the subject item.
  • Pros: Excellent video quality; 4:3 & 16:9 recording modes; sturdy feel
  • Cons: Odd shape & location of buttons; heavy for its small size
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Overall 7

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
14 July 2007
  • Summary: If you're after a hybrid HD video and still camera, then the PowerShot TX1 is a fairly decent choice, but a few image quality issues and an irritating control layout stop it from reaching its full potential.
  • Pros: HD video recording, great colour reproduction
  • Cons: Chromatic aberration issues, control layout irritating
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Overall 8

Canon Powershot TX1

PC Authority
14 June 2007
  • Summary: It’s the stills camera that thinks it’s a video camera. A high definition video camera.
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