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PowerShot SX230 HS Black Digital Camera (12.1 Megapixel - 5 mm-70 mm - 3" Touchscreen LCD - 14x Optical Zoom - Optical - 4000 x 3000 Image - 1920 x 1080 Video - QuickTime MOV - HDMI - PictBridge)

Summary

Our Score

8/10

User Score

Review Price £250.00

Canon PowerShot SX230 HS - Sample Images: General Image Quality

All images are directly out of camera unless otherwise stated

Canon SX230 HS 4
The fully automatic Easy shooting mode delivers great results
1/160sec @ f/4, ISO 400, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS
The SX230's long zoom range lets you get closer while maintaining your distance
1/200sec @ f4.9, ISO 400, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 3
The SX230 resolves lots of detail right across the screen - especially at lower ISO settings
1/80sec @ f/5.6, ISO 100, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 1
The 'Super Vivid' effect delivers plenty of punchy colour
1/125sec @ f/4.5, ISO 160, AWB, Evaluative Metering


Canon SX230 HS 2
The large focal range makes it much easier to frame your tourists snaps
1/160sec @ f/5.6, ISO 250. AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 2
Even at its full telephoto extension in less that ideal light the SX230's lens remains remarkably sharp
1/200sec @ f/5.6, ISO 200, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS
Selecting the 'Vivid' My Colour profile adds a bit of extra punch to images
1/80sec @ f/3.5, ISO 125, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 1
The Miniaturisation effect is lots of fun and capable of good results
1/160sec @ f/4. ISO 100, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 3
The Toy Camera effect can be used to good effect too
1/1000sec @ f/4, ISO 100, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 1
The Super Vivid effect is quite fun too, although you do need to exercise caution with it
1/125sec @ f/4, ISO 100, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Canon SX230 HS 2
Another example ofthe SX230's effects helping out to get the most out of an otherwise grey, flat day
1/400sec @ f/4, ISO 125, AWB, Evaluative Metering

Scores In Detail

Build Quality
8/10
Design & Features
8/10
Image Quality
9/10
Value
8/10

Our Score

8/10

User Score

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