Summary Canon SX10 IS

Prices Price
Camera only
$800
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 16
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 21
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Canon PowerShot SX10 ISCanon PowerShot SX10 IS

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Pros

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The Canon SX10 IS vs other recent digicams

Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second
Battery life Above average battery life Help
340 shots
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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The Canon SX10 IS vs other recent super zooms

Thickness Thin Help
3.4"

Cons

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The Canon SX10 IS vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.7 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
3.4"
Lowest price Expensive Help
$799.99
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (128×88×87 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Announced Old Help
September 2008
Weight Heavy Help
600 g
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
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The Canon SX10 IS vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Below average zoom Help
20x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic

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Buddyperx (2:27 AM, July 11, 2011)
Colours are OK but picture quality, especially when using the zoom.  does not seem to be as good as competitors in the same price range.