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Canon PowerShot SD630

Canon PowerShot SD630 Digital Camera

tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice
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11 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This camera was given an "Editor's Choice" award by Digitaltrends.com who decided that this digital camera was outstanding.

The reviewer at one other expert review site said that this Canon camera was good. This digital camera received a "Technical Image Press Association Award" from Tipa.com.

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this camera is 73 out of 100 based on twenty-four expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews and Techradar.

Good Size

Several customers said that it was compact. Cnet.com.au mentioned on expert review site CNET.com.au ten years ago “Au Web site, Canons 6-megapixel IXUS 65 is a compact little shooter notable for its three-inch LCD screen”. Photo Radar mentioned “Compact body with 3inch LCD” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SD630. Expert review site Thinkcamera.com mentioned “Its even harder to imagine that before the Ixus most compact cameras werent particularly compact” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SD630.

A number of people who bought it wrote that it was thick. One customer who bought it concluded that it was a squeeze to fit in. Photo Radar mentioned seven years ago “Screen not as crisp as it could have been, controls are a bit squashed”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Several customers wrote in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Cnet.com.au wrote “The IXUS 65 lends itself to those who prefer to show off their photos immediately” in their Canon PowerShot SD630 review. Photoradar.com mentioned on Photo Radar “Canon's DIGiC II processor, which is capable of pumping out highly detailed images at the rate of around two frames per second until the memory card is full.T”.

One Canon PowerShot SD630 reviewer who purchased the product mentioned that it was good in low light.

One Canon PowerShot SD630 reviewer said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good picture resolution. Cnet.com gave the product a score of 76 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com ten years ago “Digital camera, 6,000,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3 in - Color, 16 MB - SD Memory Card Good”.

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Good Technical Features

Some Canon PowerShot SD630 owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SD630 considered that it had good features. Cnet.com said “Great photos; relatively quick; plenty of features; large LCD”.

Good Product Quality

Six Canon PowerShot SD630 owners thought the product was good quality. Expert website Cnet.com wrote “Great image quality into an attractive ultracompact package” . Expert website Macworld.com said “Shoot; a variety of advanced settings available; good quality images; can crop photos with a 16” . Photo Radar mentioned “Excellent build quality” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SD630.

Robust

Six Canon PowerShot SD630 owners who bought the product concluded that it was well made. Cnet.com said on expert review site CNET.com ten years ago “The Canon PowerShot SD630 shoehorns a relatively broad set of features, solid performance”. Expert review site Asia.cnet.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “The Canon Digital IXUS 65 shoehorns a relatively broad set of features, solid performance”. Expert website Imaging-Resource.com said “Along with providing solid image quality in regular lighting condit”.

Nice Design

Three Canon PowerShot SD630 owners who purchased the product agreed that it was good looking. Techradar.com mentioned in their review “While Canons Ixus range of style compacts is well established, its certain”. Photo Radar wrote seven years ago “Stylish appearance” in their review of this digital camera.

One Canon PowerShot SD630 owner who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SD630 considered that it was a good design. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote on expert website Good Gear Guide.com.au ten years ago “The IXUS 65 produces solid photographs with sublimely accurate colour along with great features and design”.

One Canon PowerShot SD630 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was luxurious. Expert review site Macworld.com wrote “It has a luxurious LCD display” in their review of this digital camera and scored it 70 out of 100.

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Good Brand

Canon digital cameras have good ratings on average and across all digital cameras Canon is one of the superior brands.

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Easy to Use

A few Canon PowerShot SD630 reviewers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SD630 mentioned that it was easy to use the menus. Macworld.com mentioned “A fair number of scene modes, advanced settings” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SD630.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who reviewed the Canon PowerShot SD630 said that it was noisy. Seven years ago Photo Radar said “Good low-light performer Low noise at high ISOs -- 400 800 Vibrant, appealing color Good skin tones Fast start-up” in their review of the Canon PowerShot SD630.

8 Reasons Against

Not Waterproof

The PowerShot SD630 is not waterproof, although it is worth noting that most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot SD630 are also not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most recently released cameras do not have an image stabiliser. The Canon PowerShot SD630 is no exception to this as it too does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The PowerShot SD630 does not support Full HD video. Most of the other latest digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot SD630, the PowerShot SD630 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The PowerShot SD630 does not have a GPS, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot SD630 also do not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to the PowerShot SD630 do not support WiFi connectivity. The Canon PowerShot SD630 is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot SD630, the PowerShot SD630 does not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

Most latest similar spec digital cameras do not have a built-in flash. The PowerShot SD630 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in flash.

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1 Other reason to consider the Canon PowerShot SD630

Released Ten Months Ago

This camera has been on the market for ten months.

2 Awards

tipa.com Technical Image Press Association Award Digitaltrends.com Editor's Choice

Expert Reviews

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15 July 2009

It's not that the company hasn't improved on previous models: there's a six-megapixel CCD and Canon's DIGiC II processor, which is capable of pumping out highly detailed images at the rate of... Read more…

Great photos
Relatively quick
Plenty of features
Large LCD
Three-inch LCD
Awkward zoom control
Slightly cramped buttons
No optical viewfinder
No viewfinder
No optical image stabilization
31 December 2006

The Canon Powershot SD630 resembles closely to the Canon Powershot SD600. The main difference is that the SD630 has a 3" LCD and no optical viewfinder while the SD600 has a 2.5" LCD and an optical... Read more…

28 December 2006

There seems to be no end in sight to the pointless progression of ever-higher resolutions for compact camera sensors, in fact just last month Sharp announced the development of a 12-megapixel... Read more…

13 December 2006

The Canon Digital IXUS 65 shoehorns a relatively broad set of features, solid performance, and great image quality into an attractive ultracompact package...

21 September 2006

Its hard to believe that its 10 years since the first Ixus was presented to a drooling world. Its even harder to imagine that before the Ixus most compact cameras werent particularly compact and... Read more…

20 September 2006

The six-megapixel Canon PowerShot SD630 is a fine camera for most casual shooters. It has a luxurious LCD display, a fair number of scene modes, advanced settings, and automatic image rotation....

31 August 2006

While the SD630 still features a lot of the same classic Digital ELPH design elements, Canon jazzed things up a bit with the two-toned black and silver body and sleeker overall design. Along with...

9 August 2006

Related to this article Product Rating View our rating system Latest Comments Start a conversation on this story Canons PowerShot series is arguably its strongest when it comes to ultra-compact... Read more…

31 July 2006

Making the most of its three-inch LCD screen, the IXUS 65 lends itself to those who prefer to show off their photos immediately. An array of colour options gives the best possible chance to get...

Canons easy-to-use Digital Elph has a big 3-inch LCD, but its pricey for the number of features...

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Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 0315b001
Barcodes 00013803062731

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