Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Announced Sep 17, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 28 – 560 mm (20×)
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Product description
Announced Sep 17, 2008

The SX10 IS was a relatively subtle evolution of the S5 IS, and Canon didn't exactly break new ground here, but it addressed several of the key concerns we had with the SX10's predecessor (the lack of a wideangle lens, annoying SD card slot in the base, mediocre electronic viewfinder), and the result was a camera that upped the ante in this competitive sector of the market. In terms of image quality we found the SX10 to deliver excellent metering, bright but natural color and good edge to edge detail across the zoom range at lower ISO settings. Like all the cameras in this class the high ISO output was considerably less impressive, though it was one of the better performers at ISO 400-800.

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Group review, Jan 15, 2009
Quick specs
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Focal length (equiv.) 28–560 mm
Optical zoom 20×
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 230,000
Min shutter speed 15 sec
Max shutter speed 1/3200 sec
Format H.264
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC card
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 600 g (1.32 lb / 21.16 oz)
Dimensions 128 x 88 x 87 mm (5.04 x 3.46 x 3.43)
GPS None

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