overview Light sensitivity

Light sensitivity Light sensitivity
1,600 ISO

Using a higher ISO setting captures more light, letting you avoid blur or shoot in low light situations. However, higher ISO settings usually result in lower quality images.

Learn more about max light sensitivity - ISO.

Compared To Compared to recent digicams

Out of 20 recent digicams, 20 have (significantly) better light sensitivity than the Canon PowerShot SD870 IS.

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS
1,600 ISO
Best
25,600 ISO
Average
12,800 ISO
Min
3,200 ISO