Canon IXUS 960 IS Review - Test shots – Detail and lens perfomance 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 detail test shot of the West Window of Exeter Cathedral, for you to compare with other cameras. See below for a full res crop, or click to see the whole picture.


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The level of fine detail is exceptionally good, among the best ever from a pocket compact.


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The lens produces some barrel distortion at wide angle, but I’ve seen a lot worse.


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Excellent sharpness at the centre of the frame.


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There is some blurring at the very edges of the frame, and surprisingly some purple fringing too.


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