Canon PowerShot D20

Announced Feb 7, 2012 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 140 mm (5×)
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The PowerShot D20 is a good underwater camera, though it doesn't stand out in any particular area. It takes decent (though slightly soft) photos with pleasing colors (but expect a color cast when shooting underwater). Although light on features, the D20 is water, freeze, dust, and shockproof, and it didn't let us down in our testing.

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71%
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Good for

Photographers who want a compact camera that can go for a casual swim, hike, or diving trip.

Not so good for

Low light and flash shooters, manual control lovers, and movie enthusiasts

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Other reviews
Canon PowerShot D20 Review
By: Daniel Grotta and Shawn Barnett, with Roger Slavens, Imaging Resource (Nov 7, 2012)

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Canon PowerShot D20 review

The Canon PowerShot D20 is a point-and-shoot compact designed for use outdoors and in the water. The difference between the D20 and many other waterproof compacts, like the Panasonic Lumix TS20 / FT20 is that it's been designed from the ground up for water-based and outdoor activities. If you take those things seriously and want a camera to accompany you and record your exploits, the...

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