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Canon PowerShot S3 IS

Canon PowerShot S3 IS

6MP Electronic Viewfinder Digital Camera with 12x Optical Zoom
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CNET editors' review

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By Lori Grunin from
May 3, 2006
7.7 out of 10 (Very good)
“A very well-executed megazoom camera, the Canon PowerShot S3 IS reminds you why dSLRs still have competition for photo enthusiasts' hearts.”

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October 2006
Functionality: 9.0 out of 10, Photographic Qualities: 9.2 out of 10

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Digital Camera - Full Review

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By Mike Pasini from The Imaging Resource
July 6, 2006
Dave's Pick
“If you're looking for a good all-around camera with great features, a long zoom lens, image stabilization, and a really excellent, well-integrated movie mode, all at an affordable price, there really isn't another model on the market that'll fill the bill the way the S3 IS does.”

Canon PowerShot S3 IS Review

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By Simon Joinson from Digital Photography Review
May 2006
Highly Recommended
“But ultimately, like the models that came before it, the appeal of the S3 IS goes beyond simple pixel-peeping; it has a class-leading feature set, a very reliable image stabilization system (the benefits of which cannot be overstated) and superb handling. It's well-priced, incredibly versatile and - above all - highly enjoyable to use.”

Canon PowerShot S3 IS - User Review

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Steve's Digicams
June 12, 2006
“The S3 IS presents a worthy alternative for consumer digicam users considering an upgrade to a consumer dSLR. While its image quality, responsiveness and viewfinder quality are not quite up to dSLR standards, the S3's versatility, especially its movie mode and articulating LCD viewfinder, is unmatched by any dSLR available today.”

DCRP Review: Canon PowerShot S3 IS

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By Jeff Keller from Digital Camera Resource Page
April 28, 2006
“Overall, I really like the PowerShot S3, and it earns my enthusiastic recommendation.”

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