Canon IXUS 1100 HS / IXY 50S / Canon ELPH 510 HS / Canon IXUS 1100 HS

Announced Aug 23, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 3.2 screen | 28 – 336 mm (12×)
dpreview conclusion

The Canon ELPH 510 HS (IXUS 1100 HS) is a slim, stylish compact with a lot to offer both in terms of features and image quality. Our only real concerns relate to chromatic aberrations, which can be a problem around high-contrast scene elements, and its touch-screen interface, which isn't as responsive as we'd like.

Good for

Everyday point-and shoot photography

Not so good for

Wet weather or intense use, where the unresponsive touchscreen makes it awkward to explore the camera's full feature set.

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Canon IXUS 1100HS review
By: Paul Nuttall, What Digital Camera (Oct 11, 2011)

The IXUS 1100HS is a great camera on paper, features excellent design and will no doubt have a host of fans. Image quality is good and performance is, in general, to a similar standard. However, doubts are raised over the effectiveness and implementation of the camera's touchscreen and, at over £300, it's an expensive compact camera that is bordering on a luxury good rather than competitive...

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