overview Sensor type

Sensor type Sensor type
CCD

The camera's sensor is what produces the image. Most camera's have CCD sensors, but some have CMOS sensors which often produce better quality images.

Learn more about sensor types.

Compared To Compared to recent compacts

Out of 7 recent compacts, 7 have (significantly) better sensor type than the Canon PowerShot SD1000.

Canon PowerShot SD1000
CCD
Best
CMOS
Average
CMOS
Min
CMOS