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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.
Comfortable design, Auto & manual controls, Excellent video & image quality, 14x optical zoom
Excellent pictures, Simple and easy to use, Tons of features, Nice big LCD display, Decent battery life
Great blend of fun features and manual controls, Zoom toggle gives good control over 14X zoom lens, Innovative design feels good in the hand, Superior video quality.
Impressive feature-set for a camera in this class, Extremely versatile 14x (28mm-392mm equivalent) lens, Comfortable, ergonomic design, Fun new Fish-eye and Miniature scene modes, Great 720p HD mode with stereo sound recording, Easy to switch between s...
Nice selection of semimanual and manual controls; flexible lens in a compact body; very good photo quality.
Clean design, lots of creative control, impressive video
Average details at high ISO, Slow shottoshot performance, Tiny zoom rocker, High price
Lacking in standout features (zoom excepted)
Images show noticeable color fringing. Not suited for low light shooting without a flash. LCD's 16:9 aspect ratio means black bars around 4:3 images.
Zoom toggle can be difficult to use, Poor audio quality in video
Don’t care for design personally, No optical viewfinder, No HDMI cable included, Auto flash fires when it seems like it shouldn’t
Subpar audio capture in video mode, Plastic zoom toggle takes some getting used to
Somewhat slow performance (but on-par with competition in this category), Macro shots somewhat soft, No HDMI cable included, Mode dial hard to turn, Lens doesn't go as wide as competing models, No optical zoom for movies
Slow shooting performance; some awkward design aspects; unimpressive LCD.
Flash always pops-up even when disabled, Slow continuous shooting at full resolution, Zoom motor is audible when filming video, Widescreen monitor not ideal shape for 4:3 stills.
By APC Magazine on January 27, 2011
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 November 30, 2010
Though the SX210 has some issues, its zoom and photo capture abilities make an appealing case....
By PCWorld India on November 15, 2010
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 November 07, 2010
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 October 26, 2010
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 September 16, 2010
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 September 10, 2010
A tiny camera with huge zoom. Not the most exciting compact otherwise, though...
By GadgetSpeak on August 27, 2010
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 August 25, 2010
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 July 19, 2010
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...
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