Canon IXUS 870 IS Review - Test Shots – Detail and Lens Performance Review

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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.”


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Here’s the usual test shot of the west window of Exeter cathedral to compare detail and sharpness with other cameras. See below for a full-res crop or click to download the full-sized version.


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The level of detail is very good, with low compression and good contrast.


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There is almost no barrel distortion at wide angle, although some of this may be due to image processing.


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Cente sharpness is superb.


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Corner sharpness is also very good, although there is some chromatica aberration.


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