Canon PowerShot SD940 IS / IXUS 120 IS
The ability to shoot HD video and the 2.7inch viewing screen are strong features on this camera.
This Canon product features a scratchresistant and antireflective 2.7inch LCD display screen.
Very good image quality with and without flash; fashionable design.
Style, build quality, performance
Very good image quality with and without flash, Fashionable looks.
Slim and stylish design, 720p HD video and HDMI port, Excellent image quality, Redesigned menu with hints.
Attractive design and sturdy build, Tiny, pocketable size, Wide-angle, image-stabilized 4x optical zoom, HD movie mode, HDMI output, Good control layout, Easy to use, Helpful on-screen tips and hints, Effective Smart Auto mode, Responsive Face Detectio...
Small, lightweight size, Fast shooting speeds & low shutter lag, HD video capture & output via miniHDMI port
Very small build. Simple user interface. Fast shooting speeds. HD video capture. Mini-HDMI out.
Small size, Excellent build quality, Quick performer, Very good images at low ISO, High quality HD movies.
Compact; easy to use interface; good image quality; HDMI out; highdef movie quality.
Very small; simple operation; very good photo, HD movie quality; HDMI out.
The optical zoom is disabled while recording video.
This point and shoot digital camera lacks an optical viewfinder.
Small zoom ring and buttons; flimsy doors cover battery and A/V ports.
Small zoom ring and buttons, Flimsy doors cover battery and A/V ports
No optical zoom when filming video, Slow continuous shooting, Poor battery life, Playback category data not written to file.
Below average battery life, Sluggish continuous mode, Zoom is slow to respond, No optical zoom while shooting video, Slightly weak flash (common in subcompacts), Lens has some soft corners, flare, and moderate chromatic aberration, Details slightly sof...
Buttons are small, Image quality is mediocre at times
Bulky design, Average shot to shot time, Average Video
Small control buttons. Images are soft.
The Canon Powershot SX120 IS costs around £161 and is available from Warehouse Express here:
Soft at higher ISO, Controls small and sometimes hard to use, Battery life is only fair, Some chromatic aberration.
Inconsistent performance; optical zoom absent in movie mode.
No optical zoom in Movie mode; mixed performance.
By ShopExplorer on October 05, 2010
If this camera was a Christmas present, then well done, you've got yourself something akin to the perfect point and click. They don't come much better than this, and there are plenty out there that are worse. Sadly, if you're paying for this...-
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
The ability to shoot HD video and the superb design make this a well designed compact digital...75
By TopTenREVIEWS on June 01, 2010
The Canon PowerShot SD940 ISs features make it portable, convenient and simple to...88
By Electronicsme on March 05, 2010
If you're in the market for a high-resolution compact point-and-shoot camera, the Canon PowerShot SD940 IS is a good value for the street price. Some of the competition may be priced lower, but doesn't include all of the features offered by the...76
By Macworld on February 15, 2010
Canon's PowerShot SD940 IS might look familiar to you, especially if you've seen the PowerShot SD780 IS (). Both models have an eye-catching design (including a lens casing that's the same color as the camera's body) and both are...80
By What Digital Camera on January 28, 2010
The Canon IXUS 120 IS is a lovely little camera. It's well made, looks great, is easy to use, performs well in all lighting conditions, and it even takes a decent picture. The only real problem is its extremely high price. If it was £100 cheaper it...88
By PC Advisor on January 22, 2010
If you've been considering the SD780 IS, we'd pick the Canon PowerShot SD940 IS instead. It has the same great looks, the same quality performance, and a step up in specs that make it one of the best ultracompact point-and-shoots we've seen...80
By PCWorld on January 20, 2010
The slim, stylish PowerShot SD940 IS is an upgrade over the sexy PowerShot SD780 IS, offering a wider-angle lens and a handful of enhancements for $50 more....70
By Trusted Reviews on January 17, 2010
When you're buying a status symbol, the brand name is all important. You want people to know that you can afford what they think is the best, so you'll choose the famous names that everyone recognises. If you're buying a camera as a status...70
By DPexpert on January 14, 2010
The little Canon can take good pictures, but the poor flash performance means it is no party camera. The lens and the image processing are good, but the user experience leaves something to be desired because of the LCD. The 28mm wide angle end of the...-