Canon IXUS 860 IS - Test shots – Exposure evaluation



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”A range of general test shots are shown over the next two pages. In some cases, the full size image has been reduced for bandwidth purposes, and a crop taken from the original full resolution image has been placed below it to show the overall image quality. Some other pictures may be clicked to view the original full-size image.”


The 28mm-equivalent wide angle end of the zoom range is much wider than most other compacts, and is great for panoramic landscape shots.


The telephoto end of the 3.8x zoom is equivalent to 105mm, which is about the same as most 3x zoom cameras.


Colour reproduction and low-light exposure at spot on.


Flash range and coverage are excellent even at wide angle, and the face detection system copes well with social situations.


Need I remind anyone that it’s less than 30 days until Xmas?


Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Image Quality 8


Camera type Digital Compact
Megapixels (Megapixel) 8 Megapixel
Optical Zoom (Times) 3.8x