Summary Canon SX10 IS

Prices Price
Camera only
$399
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 27
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 34
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
Macro focus Good macro Help
0.0 cm
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
Battery life Above average battery life Help
340 shots
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second

Cons

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The Canon SX10 IS vs other recent digicams

Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (128×88×87 mm)
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Announced Old Help
September 2008
Thickness Thick Help
3.4"
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.7 fps
Startup delay Poor startup delay Help
2400 ms startup delay
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Shutter lag Poor shutter lag Help
604 ms shutter lag
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Weight Heavy Help
600 g
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The Canon SX10 IS vs other recent super zooms

Zoom Poor zoom Help
20x
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Discussion

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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.