”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 wide-angle end of the zoom is equivalent to 36mm, wider than average for a compact.
The telephoto end is equivalent to 360mm, great for zooming in on tiny details.
Canon’s colour reproduction is as good as ever.
The 8MP sensor has surprisingly good dynamic range, with both highlight and shadow detail in this high-contrast shot.
Score in detail
Image Quality 9
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