Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS (IXUS 300 HS / IXY 30S)
The SD4000 IS is born into a long and well-respected line of compact cameras and does its family proud. It offers flexibility, image quality and a good level of user control while remaining distinctly easy to use. Only the screen (large chunks of which are regularly unused), is a disappointment.
Most shooting situations - the SD4000 IS is a great all-rounder. It's fast, easy-to-use and produces dependable image quality. It also looks good and fits easily in most pockets.
Super-sized prints or highest-quality creative photography. In low light it's still a small sensor compact so it can't compete with DSLR or mirrorless cameras for ultimate image quality.
Canon PowerShot SD4000 IS (IXUS 300 HS / IXY 30S) review
The Canon IXUS 300 HS / PowerShot SD4000 IS combines the slick look and feel of the IXUS / ELPH range with a degree of control and low light capabilities normally reserved for higher-end models. As such it strikes a decent balance for those who want a good-looking camera with a great auto mode which also sports more control and better performance than an average point-and-shoot. In...