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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

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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