Canon PowerShot SX210 IS

  • Canon PowerShot SX210 IS
78
Based on 43 scores, 54 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    11
  • Good:
    20
  • Average:
    8
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Good image quality, Rich set of features, 14x optical zoom, Manual controls, Large 3inch LCD screen
  • Big zoom in a small body. Superb photos in good conditions
  • Sharp images. 14x optical zoom. 3-inch LCD is easily viewable in direct sunlight, and shows virtually no motion blur. Well-designed interface. Mini-HDMI port. Stereo audio recording in video mode.

Cons:

  • Average details at high ISO, Slow shottoshot performance, Tiny zoom rocker, High price
  • Lacking in standout features (zoom excepted)

Expert reviews and ratings

By APC Magazine on 80

The SX210 feels meaty to hold and, although the ergonomics of an SLR are not there (and the layout of controls could be improved somewhat to space them out a bit — fat fingered types could have some issues), the on-screen menus, thankfully not...

By ITP.net on 80

Though the SX210 has some issues, its zoom and photo capture abilities make an appealing case....

By PCWorld India on 76

A 14.2MP camera with a long 14x zoom lens from Canon has healthy list of features for a compact zoom camera including a full set of auto and manual controls and a large 3-inch LCD screen. It also records 710p HD movie and it performs well for still...

By SiliconRepublic on -

The camera weighs about 215 grams, heavier than a standard compact, but understandable considering the length of the lens. It’s also quite slim for what it offers.Design-wise, it looks pretty good. The front and back of the camera are either...

By Digital Arts Online on 30

The PowerShot SX210 IS is aimed at users who demand a considerable amount from a point-and-shoot camera; featuring a 14.1-megapixel CCD sensor, a 14x zoom lens and many manual controls. Its lens can take shots from a wide angle of 28mm, right up to a...

By Buy-n-Shoot on 80

The compact super-zoom market has, seemingly, stagnated over recent years. With the inclusion of feature such as GPS taking the focus away from what should be the main agenda, image quality, improvements in this area have been few and far between,...

By Stuff.tv on 80

A tiny camera with huge zoom. Not the most exciting compact otherwise, though...

By GadgetSpeak on 72

Canon has two styles of cameras in their pocket range the really small Ixus range and the slightly larger Power Shots. Here the latest Power Shot that is still small and sleek while offering more in optical zoom and other...

By PC Mag on 70

The Canon PowerShot SX210 is a no-nonsense camera that packs a long 14x optical-zoom lens into a small body. But this camera doesn't excel in low light, and images show some color fringing. Buy it...

By Good Gear Guide on 70

The Canon PowerShot SX210 IS has lots of design quirks, but its small body packs in a versatile range of features. It includes a 14x zoom lens, an f/3.1 lens and the ability to control the exposure manually, and you can also shoot video at 720p. Its...

By IT Reviews on -

With the SX210 IS Canon has succeeded in extending the zoom range beyond others in its class whilst also providing a host of shooting options and 720p HD movies. It's a shame that the zoom control and flash make achieving good results uncomfortable....

By DigitalCameraReview on 80

The PowerShot SX210 marks a slight redesign of the SX compact ultrazoom series. It has a lean form factor and a fairly reliable 14x zoom...

By TechReviewSource on 90

Canon, one of the giants in the digital camera business, has come out with the consumer and professional-friendly camera, the PowerShot SX210 IS. This model offers 14.1 megapixels, a 14x optical zoom, manual controls, and HD video recording. The...

By DigiCamReview on 80

We’ve just published our review of the new Canon Powershot SX210 IS (shown at Focus on Imaging) – the camera features a 14.1 megapixel sensor, a wide-angle 14x optical zoom lens (28 – 392mm), Optical Image Stabilizer, 3.0″...

By Testfreaks on 90

The Canon PowerShot SX210 IS is a fairly decent point and shoot camera that will impress professionals and possibly overwhelm novices with all of the features it does have. Luckily though the PowerShot SX210 does have an easy mode for beginners and...

By PCWorld on 80

The slick, slimmed-down follow up to Canon’s SX200 IS offers a near-perfect blend of manual controls and creative scene modes, and its video capture is stunning....

By AsiaOne on -

A compact camera with a record-breaking zoom range marred by poorly designed...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 100

For pros and amateurs, the PowerShot SX210 IS is a great compact model that’s capable of excellent results and is easy to use. What more could you ask...

By Gadling on -

As part of our ongoing series of camera reviews, this review will take a closer look at the new Canon Powershot SX210 IS. The SX210 IS offers some of the best specifications of any point and shoot camera - a compact body with a 14.1 megapixel sensor,...

By Cameras UK on 85

The Canon Powershot SX210 IS offers extra zoom power in a compact body. This camera has 14 megapixels and a 14x zoom lens. The lens has wide angle capabilities too. I would say the Powershot SX210 IS is aimed at someone who is looking at a clear step...