Canon PowerShot SD940 IS / IXUS 120 IS

  • Canon PowerShot SD940 IS / IXUS 120 IS
78
Based on 36 scores, 51 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    6
  • Good:
    22
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    2

Pros:

  • 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.

Cons:

  • The optical zoom is disabled while recording video.
  • This point and shoot digital camera lacks an optical viewfinder.

Expert reviews and ratings

By ShopExplorer on

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 75

The ability to shoot HD video and the superb design make this a well designed compact digital...

By TopTenREVIEWS on 88

The Canon PowerShot SD940 ISs features make it portable, convenient and simple to...

By Electronicsme on 76

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...

By Macworld on 80

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...

By What Digital Camera on 88

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...

By PC Advisor on 80

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...

By PCWorld on 70

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....

By Trusted Reviews on 70

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...

By DPexpert on

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...

By Camera Labs on 86

Canon IXUS 120 IS / PowerShot SD940 IS ELPH verdict The Canon Digital IXUS 120 IS / PowerShot SD940 IS Digital ELPH is a 12.1 Megapixel compact with a stabilised 4x optical zoom lens, and a 2.7in LCD screen. Just 20mm thin, it's Canon's slimmest...

By The Imaging Resource on

While its image quality may not stand up to higher-end cameras, the Canon PowerShot SD940 is a fun camera to shoot with and will appeal to snapshooters who want a tiny take-anywhere camera that's fashionable and easy to use. Its wide-angle, 4x...

By GadgetSpeak on 92

Another in the range from Canon of their superb Ixus Digital Cameras. If anything I think this one is even smaller, but, this does not mean the image quality suffers in any way. This unit is an amazing 12.1MP and gives superb...

By PC Authority on 67

The Canon Digital Ixus 120 is seriously attractive and capable of some great shots. But its simply too expensive...

By G4tv.com on

Video Review: Digital cameras have never been easier to shop for, thanks to Canon's new PowerShot SD940 with 12.1 mega pixels, improved Smart Auto mode and 720p video recording for only $249. Kevin Pereira and Olivia Munn find out if this is worth...

By Pocket-lint on 80

The IXUS 120 IS is the slimmest wide-angle compact digital camera to appear in the shops so far and at just 20mm thin, it boasts 12-megapixel resolution and is capable of shooting 720p HD video and has image stabilisation to boot. Its compact design...

By TechReviewSource on 70

At 12.1-megapixels, the Canon PowerShot SD940 IS is a powerful digital camera with plenty of features and it comes in a small sized device. The shooting speed is also very quick and the price is not much either, so it will go easy on your budget...

By PCWorld India on 77

The Canon SX 120 IS is a feature-rich camera offering ample control over photography. It has above very good image...

By PC Mag on 60

The Canon PowerShot SD940 IS packs lots of goodies into its ultracompact body, but if photo quality is paramount, you'll be disappointed by soft imageseven under well-lit...

By ePHOTOzine on 80

It's interesting to see what different companies offer on a camera that has a similar main feature, in this case the 10x optical zoom, and how they approach the design of the camera to make it the most appealing and competitive. They all produced...