Zoom the lens to telephoto and, if you look closely, you’ll see a bit of barrel distortion instead of the usual pincushion–an effect where the image is slightly curved inward. The wide-angle end of the Canon SD’s zoom is quite soft in some corners, mainly the upper right, though blurring doesn’t extend very far into the frame. It was also fun to play with My Colors and shoot in black and white, sepia, and some of the other color effects. In Record mode, there are two menus: Since most controls are almost flush with the camera body, its unlikely that the camera will be accidentally powered on when taking it out of your pocket or bag. I have read and understand the information above, and wish to download the designated software.

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Software Firmware Utilities Loading However, neither is extreme for this class of camera, and all things considered, the SD IS is one of the best ultracompacts available. ISO looks good at 11×14, which is just about right for a megapixel digital camera, but this is a megapixel camera, so it’s a little disappointing.

Even changing ISO, white balance, and metering modes was a relatively quick and simple task, thanks to Canon’s quick-access Function menu.

Canon PowerShot SD IS review: Canon PowerShot SD IS – CNET

See something interesting and the Canon SD is ready at a moment’s notice. This cable is designed for connecting to your television’s component input so that you can playback both high-definition video and multichannel, digital audio quality through just one cable.


CNET may get a commission from these offers. Move the camera close to an object and the Canon SD automatically switches into Macro mode. If the Product has had its serial number or dating altered or removed. In Program you can control things such as ISO, white balance, light metering, and autofocus type or you can switch to one of 17 scene shooting options including common ones like Portrait and Indoors or specialty choices such as Long Shutter and Color Accent.

powershoy I was very excited to get this camera. Do not include any other items with the defective Product. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. Its wide-angle, 4x optical zoom lens offers a lot of flexibility to capture landscapes at 28mm and moderate telephoto shots at mm.

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS Review

Full autofocus shutter lag is about average, at 0. See Printed results below for more on how this affects printed images. Bandersnatch poeershot here to cap a twisted Number of Recording Pixels. Number of Recordable Images.

Hue is a little off for colors like yellow and cyan, and some reds are pushed toward orange. Basic Specifications Full model name: By ISOdetails are considerably soft.


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Menu choices are accompanied by a brief, helpful explanation. Outdoors, the little on-board flash was surprisingly helpful at filling in shadows when necessary. The Product purchased with this limited warranty is the only PowerShot Digital Camera to which this limited warranty applies. With the image stabilisation you can get shots as slow as 0.

PowerShot SD940 IS

The sole warranty, if any, with the respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof. There is no firmware for the OS version you selected. If you are doing a point and shoot this is the way poweershot go!

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Manual white balance handles our tungsten lighting test better than Auto and Incandescent modes, despite a very slight magenta tint. Canon 5D Mark IV. Barrel distortion at wide-angle is actually lower than average 0. Search Our Knowledge Base Please enter your question: The camera is smart enough on the automatic settings but I love the level of detail I can get with manual.