Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH SD700 IS / Digital IXUS 800 IS 6.0 MP Digital Camera - Silver Reviews

Canon PowerShot Digital ELPH SD700 IS / Digital IXUS 800 IS 6.0 MP Digital Camera - Silver

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  • The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH / IXUS 800 Digital Camera

    Apr 26, 2006 by Howard_Creech is a Lead on Epinions in Electronics
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: 6 megapixels, fast, stylish, ultra compact, user friendly, 2.5" LCD screen, and Image Stabilization
    Cons: Mediocre battery life, chromatic aberration, and noisy ISO 800 images

    Summary: Canon has dominated the microcam market since the first ultra compact digicams hit camera stores. That's because the digital ELPH nameplate is synonymous with compact size, high style, impressive performance and leading edge technology. The newest ... read more

  • SD700 / IXUS 800 Canon - true travel companion

    Mar 21, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Durable, small, good colors, fast focusing
    Cons: Body scratches easy, screen get dirty, bad photos in low light

    Summary: When I think of Canon SD700is, I think of 15 countries, more than 40 cities,and more than 16,000 shots. I also think of rains, fog, freezing cold and steamy hot weather. And in all these conditions, SD700 performed amazing. SD700is was trully my travel ... read more

  • This is an amazing camera!

    Dec 15, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent, crisp clear pictures, Size
    Cons: Pricey

    Summary: I have had my Canon SD700 for a little over a year now and I absolutely love it. There are so many amazing features on it that I don't even know where to start. My favorite by far is the image stabilizer. I was very hesitant to get a digital camera ... read more

  • Canon PowerShot® SD700 IS served me well

    Aug 29, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Dependable quality, small size, great colors, image stabilization,640x480 movies, large LCD screen, editing software.
    Cons: No battery meter.Images are noisy in low light. LCD screen wear.Movie length limited.

    Summary: This camera replaced my first digital camera (some bulky 3mp Toshiba PDR with 1" display). It gave me a great sense of freedom to make a shot anytime anywhere, since it's small size allowed to always keep it with me, and fast shutter speed allowed to ... read more

  • Great 4x zoom with IS camera with good price

    Jul 2, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Compact with 4x zoom, IS, great picture quality
    Cons: None

    Summary: I bought this camera back in April from Amazon for $300. You may be able to buy it less now. I would like to focus my review on how and why I came to select SD700IS and what other cameras I reviewed rather than spending time explaining its ... read more

  • SD700 IS great ultra-compact with IS and more

    Feb 11, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: size, price, image stabilization, nice LCD, excellent movie mode, easy navigation
    Cons: little larger than previous Elphs, red-eye, flash

    Summary: Last year I purchased the SD700IS after having been a huge fan of the SD400 (see review at h ttp:// _213019233924). I didn’t necessarily need the extra megapixels, but was wanted to try a camera ... read more

  • Canon SD700, -- my first camera, my best choice(revised)

    Jan 10, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: style and ease of use, features, compact
    Cons: red-eye(can be fix trough software), price

    Summary: I always check online regarding Canon digital cameras review, and so , this camera is the one that attracts my attention best. It does look bigger than SD600 but its still got better feature, take note image stabilization, plus its tricolor design really ... read more

  • Small Wonder

    Jan 9, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Superior imaging, good speed, beautiful solid styling, complete feature set for compact.
    Cons: Could use somekind of ISO prioritization in auto mode. View finder is in the center.

    Summary: Very nice styling on the body of this camera. Looks and feels like quality workmanship from the moment you open the box. I bought the camera for my wife because she is a point-and-shoot kinda gal. She loves the camera and finds the features and menu easy ... read more

  • Real time optical viewfinder required...

    Nov 4, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Optical viewfinder - Image Stabilizer - Features - Size
    Cons: wimpy flash -- zoom too fast

    Summary: My goal was to get a pocket sized camera, with excellent optics, and as close to SLR as possible in its features. With the feature set that the SD700IS has, it meets all of those requirements. Add in the Image Stabilizer, and it exceeds my ... read more

  • Point and shoot at it's best

    Sep 27, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Fast focus, crisp photos, good quality video, decent low light
    Cons: Price? slightly difficult menu system to get used to

    Summary: Summary: The SD700 IS was a replacement for my Minolta Dimage XT. It's difficult to compare the two, because the Minolta was only a 3 Megapixel camera. That aside, I'll focus on the SD700 IS. A week before a cruise I was going on I decided I wanted to ... read more

  • Canon SD700 / IXUS 800 Review

    Aug 31, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Quality, ergonomics, settings, image stabilization, zoom, resolution, fast
    Cons: Price, high ISO noise, battery life with IS and LCD

    Summary: [LCD and Viewing] The SD700 comes with a 2.5" LCD. The resolution is better than previous models and it looks nice. However, it appears to scratch easily (the LCD is recessed 1mm or 2) and appears to be similar in LCD build to my coolpix 5900. ... read more

  • Canon PowerShot SD700 IS - Image Stabilization Is Good, But How About Image Quality?

    Aug 25, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Compact and stylish, large LCD, image stabilization, 4x zoom, resolution
    Cons: Price, images could be sharper, noisy ISO 400-800, slow flash recycle, red-eye

    Summary: I bought the Canon SD700 IS expecting good picture quality, especially indoors. Unfortunately I am disappointed. I have always liked Canon Digital Elph cameras. I liked the 5 -Megapixel SD450 and the ... read more

  • Expensive Camera for Expensive people

    Jul 29, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Durable, good pictures, many settings but still simple
    Cons: Battery life low, expensive (very)

    Summary: Upon first taking my SD700 camera out of the box, I was surprised. First, for a small camera, it took CF-2 (Compact Flash), which is really big for a camera like this. I paid $650 CDN for the camera, but it was worth it. Quality? The ... read more

  • SD700 IS: Yes Image Stabilization Does Make That Much of a Difference

    Jun 15, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Image Stabilization, 4x optical zoom, solid build, features
    Cons: Short Battery Life, Bulkier than other digicams in class, redeye issues, Price

    Summary: I've only had a few days to play with this camera so far but it has been impressive. I swapped my S3 with a friend for a few weeks since he wanted a compact camera with long zoom capabilities and he recently bought the SD700 through one of those insane ... read more

  • Canon Powershot SD 700 IS Amateur User

    Jun 14, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small size, great picture quality, Image stabilization, easy to use
    Cons: video could be sharper but I don't know if this is possible

    Summary: I bought my SD700 IS for use at my daughters wedding. I wanted good quality pictures, flexibility, image stabilization and small size. I used the camera for about a week before the big event and even with limited time on with the camera my pictures ... read more

  • Satisfying my camera lust

    Jun 5, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Small size, great battery life without LCD on, image stabilisation
    Cons: Mode wheel is hard to use, ISO800 and Auto ISO Hi aren't really useful

    Summary: I've wanted this model since I heard it would be out, and now I've got it. The Ixus 800IS is currently the top of the line for the Ixus family, with the other two Ixus models being promoted by Canon being the Ixus60 and Ixus65. I bought the Ixus60 3 ... read more

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  • The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH / IXUS 800 Digital Camera

    Aug 6, 2008 by
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    Pros: Nice picture quality from compact camera. Long battery
    Cons: Len's edge burr in wide angle Not really wide angle lens

    Summary: This is my travel camera and I use it more than my 20D. Nice construction, very compact. I can put it in my packet ... read more

  • Image Stabilization That Really Works

    Mar 8, 2007 by
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    Pros: Superb image stabilization and picture quality
    Cons: Pricey

    Summary: Canon is known for their get cameras but the SD700IS is a mile ahead. The picture quality was beautiful. I had a couple cameras in the past with image stabilization, but they were not close to the SD700IS. The shape of the camera was really good; it was ... read more

  • Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH perfect for the active family

    Sep 19, 2006 by
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    Pros: Image Quality, Compact Design, Large LCD display,
    Cons: No Battery Meter....that's my only complaint.

    Summary: I recently purchased the SD700 after my previous camera broke. I had a Sony P3 3.1 megapixel camera that we bought 4 years ago because it was compact and I liked the Sony brand. I have to admit that I am glad it broke. I have a wife and two young ... read more

  • A superb camera - The Canon SD700IS / IXY 800

    Sep 7, 2006 by
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    Pros: Image stabilization, sturdy construction, excellent photos, pocket sized, good battery capacity, optical viewfinder.
    Cons: Only 6 MP (wanted 8), weak flash, only 35 mm wide angle, no shutter priority

    Summary: I chose this model because I have always been happy with my Canon cameras and the on-line reviews rated it as excellent but pricey, then waited 3 months for the price to come down closer to about $300. After shooting 600 photos in all modes and ... read more

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