Canon PowerShot SX170 IS User Reviews

Announced Aug 22, 2013 •
16 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 448 mm (16×)

I carry this camera in my camera bag along with a Nikon D5000 and a few lenses, and it's perfect for when your somewhere where a huge DSLR would be noticed. It's compact, build quality is good, and also the image quality is excellent. PROS: 16 MP CCD sensor Built-in flash (does not automatically pop up) 720p video mode 16x optical zoom Manual mode (most point-and-shoots don't have this) Good ISO noise level CONS: Flash doesn't automatically pop up Screen doesn't flip ( oh well... the screen ...

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Dreadful move by Canon. This was a barely mid-level slightly large compact in a world where only the lowest level offerings typically feature AA batteries. Those who cherish the inconvenient Li-Ion power source are showered with options, have been for years and are more so in the last 3-4 as just about every manufacturer surrenders to complaints of 350 instead of 380 pics on a charge despite the considerable tradeoff to get those extra minutes. The scarcity of AA cameras and abundance of ...

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