Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

Announced Feb 8, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 392 mm (14×)
dpreview conclusion

The Canon Powershot SX210IS is a very capable camera let down by soft images and a fussy interface. That said, for the point-and-shoot user looking for decent quality 6x4in prints wanting to create a web gallery, it's fine.

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68%
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Good for

Point-and-shoot photographers that don't need to make large prints

Not so good for

More critical users, and anyone on a budget.

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Other reviews
DCRP Review: Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
By: Jeff Keller, Digital Camera Resource Page (Apr 24, 2010)

The Canon PowerShot SX210 IS is a compact ultra zoom camera that packs a 14 Megapixel CCD, 14X optical zoom lens, 3-inch widescreen LCD display, a full set of auto and manual controls, and a 720p movie mode. It takes good quality still photos (and so-so quality videos) at lower ISOs, and generally does most things as well as most cameras in its class. Negatives include fairly strong purple...

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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS review

The PowerShot SX210 IS is Canon's second attempt at a squeezing a super-zoom lens into a pocket camera, but rather than just tweak the original version, the latest model features a new sensor, lens, screen and body, not to mention a number of improvements under the hood. This is a classic Canon strategy, using its considerable resources to produce what looks like a new product when other...

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