Canon PowerShot SD500 (Digital IXUS 700 / IXY Digital 600) User Reviews

Announced Feb 17, 2005 •
7 megapixels | 2 screen | 37 – 111 mm (3×)

I am very impressed with this Camera. I had the SD500 for a week but returned it. But... NOT because it has many issues. In fact, I serioulsy can not understand a few of the early reviewers posts about this camera. Especially when talking about poor image quality. The image quality on this camera is the BEST I have seen for any small digital camera. Here are my top 10 things I love about this Camera... Canon has yet another winner! 10. Construction quality is amazing. The curve and ...

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Replaces my three-year old S230. To date I'm very happy with the image quality produced by the SD500. Fine detail and sharpness. Excellent colour out of the camera. Problems: Low-light shots can be tricky. I recommend using center frame focusing.

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Pros: speed, design, sheer quality of pictures Cons: know your ISO, select low and hold camera well Full user opinion This camera is truely superb. The startup time, quality of pictures and videos is outstanding. Some more manual control would have been nice. And shooters in low light should either select the iso manually and/or make sure that they don't shake much, as the camera's chip goes for detail over smoothness. Also ensure that the low light focusing LED is pointing at the point you ...

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It feels smaller than the S series because of the rounded edges and is easier in the "pocket bulge" dept. It has more features a P&S needs, including MY colors, which is unique but seemingly novelty. Image quality is very good, but not to everyone's taste. Canon has a very easy to use user interface, no doubt about it. Best Looking PS out there. (but that also what you paying for) Problems: Needs real-time histogram. Needs Tv and Av definately. $100+over competitors 7mp is what you have to ...

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I really like it. But... I have owned this camera for about a week now, and have used it everyday. I have tried to take pictures in a wide variety of environments (indoors, outdoors, low light, bright light, etc.). My overall opinion is this camera deserves a solid A. So I really like it, but remember it is an ultra-compact camera, so you can't compare it to larger cameras like the G6. So far I like the image quality that I get from the camera. low noise, not much if any purple fringing where ...

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I'm really disappointed that still exist people that write opinions (reviews is too big word) without to have even handled a camera, or without to know what they're talking about. For example the one that says that the flash of this camera never pop-up (but this don't have a pop-up at all?!?), and more the last one says that this 7Mp camera have worst quality than some 2Mp by Nikon... First the resolution (Mpxls) is not the main factor that determines the image quality, there are 2 Mp with ...

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I'm really disappointed that still exist people that write opinions (reviews is too big word) without to have even handled a camera, or without to know what they're talking about. For example the one that says that the flash of this camera never pop-up (but this don't have a pop-up at all?!?), and more the last one says that this 7Mp camera have worst quality than some 2Mp by Nikon... First the resolution (Mpxls) is not the main factor that determines the image quality, there are 2 Mp with ...

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I'm really disappointed that still exist people that write opinions (reviews is too big word) without to have even handled a camera, or without to know what they're talking about. For example the one that says that the flash of this camera never pop-up (but this don't have a pop-up at all?!?), and more the last one says that this 7Mp camera have worst quality than some 2Mp by Nikon... First the resolution (Mpxls) is not the main factor that determines the image quality, there are 2 Mp with ...

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I'm really disappointed that still exist people that write opinions (reviews is too big word) without to have even handled a camera, or without to know what they're talking about. For example the last one says that this 7Mp camera have worst quality than some 2Mp by Nikon... First the resolution (Mpxls) is not the main factor that determines the image quality, there are 2 Mp with great i.q. and some 8 or 7 with a poor one. In some way is eve n natural, specially when the high resolution is ...

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