Canon PowerShot SX30 IS User Reviews

Announced Sep 14, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 24 – 840 mm (35×)
Ozgur Ay
 

I bought this camera to replace my 5 years old Sony DSC-H5. Canon brand, 35x optical zoom and other specs looked very good. But the image quaility, when compared to my old DSC-H5 disappointed me very much. Maybe my expectations were too high, i dont know, but the pictures taken with my old camera are much more clear, crisp and clean. Some other reviewer wrote "...the photos look like taken by using digital zoom, not optical zoom..." that is exactly how i felt too. I thought may be 14mp is too ...

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sueymem
 

I bought this camera to replace a drowned SX10IS. The auto feature is absolutely useless as it has a mind of its own and is very difficult to override. Even in aV mode, the lens freezes and requires turning off/on. The picture quality is not as good and the buttons on the body are too sensitive. The Zoombrowser software is very wonky and always shows error messages that Canon says is OK. Fortunately my previous camera is now working so I will go back to it and the old software. What an ...

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