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Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

7.1MP Ultra Compact Digital Camera with 3.8x Optical Zoom
Most frequently recommended for:
Best Point and Shoot Digital Camera for Photos of Children or Pets Under $400 with Wide-angle lens
Editors' Ratings:
"Recommended" at DPReview.com
"Dave's Pick" at Imaging-Resource.com
"Rated Very Good" by CNET.com
Expert
1 Compliment
1 Recommendation
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“The Canon SD 800 IS brings very good image quality, compact convenience, solid construction and ease-of-use to the pocket of the traveler. Whether you just want to bring home high quality snapshots of your travels, or you’re a serious photographer…”
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32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
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“A great camera for general-purpose photography and blur-free shots, the Canon SD800IS offers great image quality, captures panoramic views of landscapes and has good low light performance…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
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“Equipped with an image-stabilized 3.8x zoom lens, great image quality, good low-light performance, and a 7 megapixel resolution sensor in an ultra-compact body, the Canon SD800 IS is a versatile camera for babies and travel photography. Its optical…”
Expert
21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
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“The Canon SD800IS is an ultracompact camera, with a 25.1mm, 1in thick frame that can easily fit into just about any pocket. The SD800IS has a 28-105mm (3.8x) zoom lens, providing a good wide angle for travel photography, although lacking any appreciable…”
Expert
9 Recommendations
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“The Canon ELPH is the prototype compact camera; the film version was reportedly used by supermodels to document backstage goings-on at runway events. You don’t have to be a supermodel these days to use one, but good looks have remained the hallmark of…”
Expert
9 Recommendations
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“The SD800 is the only digital Elph to start at 28mm. It’s feature set is very good, about what you’d expect from the PowerShot line at this point. It has Face Detection for sharper, more detailed group photos, a basic 3.8x zoom that nevertheless…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Canon is one of the leading camera manufacturers with a wide and versatile range. The best compact camera overall in this price range is the Canon PowerShot SD800 IS, which received a Recommended rating at Digital Photography Review. This camera has a 7…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
Recommended as
“Canon is one of the leading camera manufacturers with a wide and versatile range. Their wide-angle offering is the Canon PowerShot SD800 IS (0.99” thick). It received the “Recommended” rating at Digital Photography Review. This camera…”

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