Editors Liked

  • Good image quality. Very small build. Easy to use. Decent lowlight performance
  • Good image quality. Very small build. Easy to use. Decent low-light performance
  • Image quality is outstanding with the SD1400, Startup times are fast; very little shutter lag, Thin, colorful camera body provides stylish look, HDMI port is nice addition for HD video, SD1400 performs surprisingly well with small, builtin flash
  • Compact Size, LCD display, Image quality, Performance, Battery life
  • Nice appearance, Smooth, rounded edges, Smart Auto mode works well, 28mm equivalent wide-angle lens, Fish-eye mode, Optical image stabilization, Playback button powers on the camera, Captures 720p HD movies, Auto White Balance does well with incandesce
  • Very slim and stylish body; looks and feels great, 4x stabilised zoom with 28mm wide coverage, Foolproof Auto with scene detection, 720p HD video and HDMI output
  • Tiny, attractive design; well-priced
  • Small size, Excellent build quality, Very good, low distortion images at low ISOs, High quality HD movies

Editors Didn't Like

  • Tiny controls. A keen eye might detect slight blooming in images
  • Tiny controls. A keen eye might detect slight blooming in images
  • Camera's shot to shot delays are annoying, A few design flaws can make SD1400 a little frustrating to use, A larger optical zoom would be nice, LCD's "live view" has trouble keeping up when photographer is moving
  • Limited manual controls, Slow continuous shooting, Small, flat control buttons, No optical zoom in video mode
  • No Viewfinder, high speed card required, 4X optical zoom
  • Easy to drop, Noticeable lens flare in some shots, Soft corners at wide-angle, Detail degrades quickly as ISO rises, Excessive anti-noise processing at all ISO settings, Icons difficult to read on black model, Recessed navigator ring can be difficult t
  • Pointlessly slow continuous shooting speed, Cannot optically zoom while filming, Optical viewfinder of earlier model missing, Face, smile and wink timers in strange location
  • No marked improvements from previous model
  • Limited optical zoom, No independent control over aperture and shutter speed, Instances of chromatic aberration