Canon Powershot N

  • Canon Powershot N
72
Based on 30 scores, 48 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    3
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    14
  • Bad:
    7

Pros:

  • Sharp lens.
  • Excellent high ISO performance.
  • WiFi.

Cons:

  • Difficult to hold and operate.
  • Few physical controls.

Expert reviews and ratings

By tech.uk.msn.com on

"I've got another confession to make..." sang an impassioned Dave Grohl on the Foo Fighter's 'Best of You' - as do we dear reader. When we first clapped eyes on Canon's PowerShot N it divided opinion within our camp. Some immediately dismissed its...

By Digital Photography School on 60

Quality: about average.Why you'd buy it: glam cam!Why you wouldn't: fiddly for experienced photographers.The N is available in white or black.I found some aspects of the N quite irritating: for one, the lens and shutter rings are easily perplexing … I...

By howtospendit.ft.com on

Before Japan cornered the market in cute, it was the world leader in unusual, interesting gadgetry. In the 1980s, you could find amazing, novel devices that couldn't be obtained in the west. Some were just bonkers, many were badly made, but there were...

By Macworld Australia on 70

The will fit in your pocket – just about any pocket, in fact. But so will an . So why would you capture your next Facebook posting with the PowerShot N instead? That’s the US$300 question. And the answer may lie within its features.Beneath the clean...

By Macworld on 70

Is the Canon PowerShot N worth carrying alongside your mobile device? At $299, the PowerShot N is an investment, both in dollars and in additional pocket space. Many casual snapshooters will probably be happy sticking with their smartphone for their...

By Digital Arts Online on 70

The Canon PowerShot N will even fit in your breast pocket – but so will an iPhone. So why would you shoot snaps with a PowerShot N instead? That's the £225 question. And the answer may lie within its features. Beneath the clean design of this diminutive...

By Steves Digicams on

By Kyle Schurman Developing a new camera design has its share of risks. Sometimes camera makers take a swing and a miss, such as with the four-lens Minox PX3D prototype from a few years ago. But sometimes camera makers hit a home run, such as the...

By DigitalCameraReview on 70

Build and Design The Canon N is small...very small. The camera measures 3.09 x 2.37 x 1.15 inches and weighs 6.88 ounces. It is very portable and easy to take with you--fitting nicely into a pocket or wristlet. The camera has very little space for extras...

By reviewed.com on 73

If there's one topic on which I'm just totally ignorant, it's got to be fashion. Supposedly the PowerShot N is a fashion-forward, chic design intended to turn heads. But if that's why you're interested in buying one, we must warn you that the N was...

By TechReviewSource on 60

The Canon PowerShot N packs a neat Creative Shot mode, but it doesn't let you select your favorite filters and its design makes it a frustrating camera with which to...

By Expert Reviews on 60

Excellent image quality, but the innovative design only brings marginal benefits...

By DPexpert on

REVIEW—CANON POWERSHOT N] by terry on 13 June 2013 Price: $400 exclusive to Ted’s The compact fights back THE LOW-DOWN: This 12 megapixel camera with a stabilised 28–224mm lens is clearly intended to go head to head with smartphone cameras. Its...

By Sydney Morning Herald on

DateJune 13, 2013 (1) Read later This 12-megapixel camera with a stabilised 28-224mm lens is clearly intended to go head to head with smartphone cameras. Its square face area is slightly less than a credit card but it is quite thick at 29mm...

By brisbanetimes.com.au on

The N surpasses phone cameras on all counts except one - the always-with-you feature. The wi-fi CameraWindow app provides image viewing and transfer from camera to phone, but doesn't give remote control. This is a beautifully made, cute camera that takes...

By PC Advisor on 70

Wi-Fi , 12.1 megapixels and an 8x zoom are a lot to squeeze into a camera around 80 x 60 mm in size. It's smaller than you might imagine, too, with a footprint to match a very thick credit card and a fold-out touch screen behind. The screen itself only...

By PhotographyBLOG on 70

The PowerShot N camera is Canon's answer to the growing threat of smartphones. With an innovative square design, tilting touch screen and zoom and shoot operation lens rings, the Canon PowerShot N is quite unlike any other compact camera on the market....

By CNET Australia on 70

If you can get past the supercompact design and reimagined controls, the Canon PowerShot N is a fine point-and-shoot companion for your...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Canon PowerShot N above all appeals as an unusual and original concept (shutter-release and zoom using lens rings, tilt-touchscreen, Wi-Fi, Creative Shot, etc.), as well as for its design and its super-small size. But these advantages are also...

By Tech Digest on 100

Name: Type: Specifications: Price as reviewed: Around £270Canon's PowerShot N could arguably called a "wearable" camera thanks to its tiny 78.6 x 60.2 x 29.3 mm size and 195g weight. Though it's chunkier than your average smartphone, it's certainly...

By telegraph.co.uk on 80

But as any gig-goer knows, the trouble with trying to photograph/film a gig on your mobile is that, with your arm periscoped above your head, you can't see what you're doing.It's almost as if you need a camera with a 90-degree-pivoting, crystal-clear ...