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Canon PowerShot N Digital Camera

$257.90
$179.99 $77.91 cheaper than 52 days ago
Compact Camera 12.1MP 8x Jan 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Weak flash
Battery life
70 Reviews + 2 Awards
dgl.ru Recommended parentesis.com Editor's Choice
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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

Two expert review sites both thought that this camera was good. This Canon digital camera received a "Recommended" award from website Dgl.ru, confirming their endorsement and it received an "Editor's Choice" award from website Parentesis.com who wrote it was outstanding.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this Canon camera is 71 out of 100 based on thirty-seven expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, CNET.com, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews.

Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

Based on 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,203 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically for its low megapixel digital cameras compared to other brands. 92% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot N has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Quiet

Two customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot N thought it was noisy. Dpexpert.com.au wrote four years ago “At IS 200 noise reduction effects (smudging fine detail) are noticeable” in their review of this digital camera. Also four years ago Steve's Digicams mentioned “At IS 200, noise reduction effects (smudging) are noticeable”.

One person wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was quiet. Amazon.co.uk said “Easy to install hardware and it's quiet as a mouse”.

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At is 200, Noise Reduction Effects (smudging) Are Noticeable

Two customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot N thought it was noisy. Dpexpert.com.au wrote four years ago “At IS 200 noise reduction effects (smudging fine detail) are noticeable” in their review of this digital camera. Also four years ago Steve's Digicams mentioned “At IS 200, noise reduction effects (smudging) are noticeable”.

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Support

Little Manual Control

Two customers considered that the Canon PowerShot N did not have good technical guidance. Steve's Digicams said “Little manual control” in their review of this digital camera. Pc Mag wrote in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag four years ago “Limited manual filter capability” and rated it 3 stars out of 5.


Power

Battery Life

Five customers mentioned that it did not have a good battery life. Digitalartsonline.co.uk said “Low battery warning doesnt provide much lead time” in their review of this digital camera however they scored the product 70 out of 100. Steve's Digicams said “Pas de connexion Micro USB pour le transfert et la recharge”. Four years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Battery life” however despite that they still rated the product 4 stars out of 5.


Design

Well Build Compact

Five customers considered that this digital camera was well made. Lesterchan.net mentioned “Well build Compact” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Digitalartsonline.co.uk wrote in their Canon PowerShot N review “Solid movie mode with a dose of creativity”. Hardwarezone.com.sg said “It is interesting - the N is built around a tilting touch-screen, comes with built-in Wi-Fi”.

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it was good at resisting water ingress. Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Water Resistant”. One customer who bought this digital camera concluded that it was reliable. Amazon.co.uk mentioned “Reliable Tonal Range” in their review of this digital camera but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 2 stars out of 5.

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Innovative Spacesaving Design

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that the product was well designed. Digital Versus wrote “An original camera with touchscreen controls and an interesting approach to design and handling” in their review of this digital camera. Steve's Digicams said “Kompaktes Design mit erfrischend ungewhnlichem Bedienkonzept”. Pocket Lint said four years ago “Innovative spacesaving design”.

Five owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking. Reviewed.com mentioned “The adorable Canon PowerShot N is an experimental, allegedly chic camera, distinguished by an off-the-wall form factor that summarily ignores all the wisdom of camera design” in their review of this digital camera. Four years ago Brisbanetimes.com.au said “This is a beautifully made, cute camera that takes”. Expert review site Lesterchan.net wrote “Priced at SGD$399 for a Made In Japan camera is pretty reasonable.” in their review of this digital camera.

One person who reviewed it considered that it was neat. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “The Canon PowerShot N packs a neat Creative Shot mode.” .

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Movie Quality is Good

Sixteen owners who bought the product reckoned that it was good quality. Digitalartsonline.co.uk wrote in their review of this digital camera “Excellent image quality over a broad ISO range”. Dpexpert.com.au said “Image quality is better than a phone camera due to the larger sensor”. Dpexpert.com.au also said “Movie quality is good” in their review.

It Has a Handy Tilting Touch Screen, Built-In Wi-Fi for On-the-Go Sharing

Eight customers thought this digital camera was easy to use. Cnet.com said “It has a handy tilting touch screen, built-in Wi-Fi for on-the-go sharing”. Amazon.co.uk said “Is not bad, control of camera works really well”. Whatsyourtech.ca wrote in their review of this digital camera “Highly portable, always connected, versatile and made more fun to use by thousands of apps, smart” .

Two owners said in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to handle. Amazon.co.uk said “I primarily have it set up for use as a portable gaming PC and it handles just about anything I throw at it pretty reasonably” in their review of this digital camera although they scored the product 40 out of 100.

Two owners said in their reviews that it was easy to setup. Amazon.co.uk wrote six years ago “Easy to setup and configure” yet they only gave the product a rating of 40 out of 100.

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Weight & Dimensions

Well Build Compact

Fifteen people thought the product was compact. Digital Versus said “Compact design, highquality finish” and scored it 80 out of 100. Expert review site T3.com said four years ago “The Canon PowerShot N is digital compact camera with a difference” yet they only gave it a score of 3 stars out of 5. Expert website Digitalone.com.sg said also four years ago “Compact digital cameras may well have been overwhelmed by mobile-phone cameras” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was thick. Four years ago expert review site Smh.com.au said “It is quite thick at 29mm a”. Two people who purchased the product considered that it was good structurally. Amazon.co.uk said “Good quality and construction” in their review of this digital camera.

One customer concluded that this digital camera was heavy and bulky. Expert review site Techdigest.tv mentioned “Though it's chunkier than your average smartphone” and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 195 grams, the PowerShot N has a fairly typical weight compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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Movie Quality is Good

Four people considered that the Canon PowerShot N was good for video recording. Six years ago Amazon.co.uk wrote “Easy installation, easy to use, clear video” yet they gave this digital camera a rating of 2 stars out of 5. Amazon.co.uk also wrote “Video streaming from Net” in their review.

8X Optical Zoom Lens

Seven owners said in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Four years ago Steve's Digicams wrote in their Canon PowerShot N review “Sehr kleines Kameragehuse (bezogen auf 8x Zoom und den Funktionsumfang”. Digitalartsonline.co.uk mentioned in their review of this digital camera “8X optical zoom lens”. Steve's Digicams also mentioned “Image quality is better than a phone camera, owing to the larger sensor and true optical zoom lens” in their review.

Five owners considered that this digital camera had a good lens. Amazon.co.uk wrote “Ok Lens” however they only gave this digital camera a score of 40 out of 100. Four years ago expert review site Smh.com.au wrote in their review of this digital camera “DateJune 13, 2013 (1) Read later This 12-megapixel camera with a stabilised 28-224mm lens is clearly intended to go head to head with smartphone cameras”. Expert website Dpexpert.com.au wrote “The compact fights backThis 12 megapixel camera with a stabilised 28–224mm lens is clearly intended to go head to head with smartphone cameras”.

One owner wrote in their reviews that the product had a good image stabiliser. Amazon.co.uk said in their review of this digital camera “Good Image Stabilization”.

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Variable Screen

Nine owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good screen. Steve's Digicams mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot N “Risoluzione display”. Steve's Digicams also mentioned “Display touchscreen inclinabile” in their review. Techsmart.co.za mentioned “Variable Screen”.

Instagram-Like Image Filters

Thirteen people who reviewed it concluded that it was able to produce good images. Steve's Digicams mentioned “Connexion WiFi pour partager facilement ses images”. Pc Mag said “Instagram-like image filters”. Ephotozine.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and said on expert website Ephotozine “The Canon Powershot N looks good and produces decent images.” in their review of this digital camera.

Three people said in their reviews that it had a good picture resolution. Dpexpert.com.au said in their Canon PowerShot N review “Resolution and sharpness are reasonable”. Amazon.co.uk wrote “The resolution is fine” in their review of this digital camera.

One owner who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good image sensor. One customer who purchased it thought it had a good ISO range. Four years ago Pc Mag mentioned on PC Mag “Excellent high ISO performance” in their review of this digital camera.

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Weak Flash

Four people said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot N did not have a good flash. Steve's Digicams said four years ago “Flash petit et peu puissant (Led” . Cnet.com said in their review of this digital camera on CNET.com “The flash is weak”. Four years ago Digital Versus wrote “LED flash is small and lacks power” in their review of this digital camera.


Features

Good Features

Three owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot N thought it had good features. Amazon.co.uk said six years ago “Has all the features that I'm looking for” in their review of this digital camera. Photographybay.com mentioned “While it offers common features found in modern point” in their review of this digital camera.


Light Exposure

Supports Nine ISO Sensitivities

The Canon PowerShot N has a greater number of ISO speeds than most digital cameras of this spec and age. This digital camera supports a 400 ISO sensitivity, which is the most frequently supported ISO sensitivity supported by low megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years. The ISO sensitivities "80", "100", "200", "800", "1600", "3200", "6400" and "Auto" are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The PowerShot N supports PictBridge, as do most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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2 USB Version

This digital camera supports a 2 USB version, which is the most commonly supported USB version on digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The PowerShot N does not have an HDMI. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera do have an HDMI.

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Smart TV

WiFi Connectivity for Quick

Three owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was good in terms of connectivity. Digital Versus said “WiFi connectivity for quick”. Four years ago Lesterchan.net said “It uses micro SD memory card, has a 12.1 megapixels CMOS sensor featuring a DIGIC 5 image processor and has built-in Wi-Fi connectivity”. Photographyblog.com wrote in their review of this digital camera also four years ago “Ultimately it doesn't deliver on some of the key elements that smartphone users expect, namely easy connectivity and sharing, self-portrait shooting” .


Viewfinder

Quite High Magnification

The average magnification of low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera is 4x, and the magnifications range from -2x to 20x. The PowerShot N has one of the higher magnifications (10 times zoom factor) amongst low megapixel digital cameras of this age.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The PowerShot N has a touchscreen. Most of the other low megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera do not have a touchscreen.

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Fairly High Display Resolution (numeric)

At 461,000 pixels, the PowerShot N has a fairly high display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age. The average display resolution (numeric) of low megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 420,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 640 pixels to 1,100,000 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot N has a relatively typical display diagonal (2.8 inches) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 2.8" screen cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the XF1 ($156.39), or the X10 both from Fujifilm.

Cameras with a larger display diagonal that might also be worth considering include the Canon PowerShot SX270 HS ($274.99) (3"), or the Nikon Coolpix P340 ($665.31) (3") which also has a higher rating.

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Focusing

Very Small Closest Focusing Distance

The Canon PowerShot N has a fairly small closest focusing distance (only 0.01 meters) compared to most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera. The smallest closest focusing distance of digital cameras of this spec and age is 0.01m and the largest is 0.45m.

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Lens System

Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The average optical zoom of low megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera is 7.5x. The PowerShot N has one of the bigger optical zooms (8 times zoom factor) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

If this camera optical zoom is not big enough for you then you might also want to consider the 1100 (12x and higher rated), or the PowerShot SX270 HS ($274.99) (20x and higher rated) both from Canon or the Nikon Coolpix 8800 (10x and higher rated).

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot N has a pretty standard digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available including the 230 HS, or the ELPH 100 HS both from Canon which has better reviews.

If this camera digital zoom is too small for you then you might also want to look at the Canon 500 (4.1x) which also has a higher rating.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot N has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The PowerShot N has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot N has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

We compared all the other digital cameras with an image stabilizer to this camera and we think because of it's better review score, the Canon 1100 is also worth considering.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot N has a 4000 x 3000 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras that are a similar age to it. This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 480 x 480, 640 x 360, 640 x 424, 1200 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2112 x 2112, 2816 x 1584, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 2112, 2992 x 2992 and 4000 x 2248 and 4000 x 2664. Across all digital cameras of this spec and age the best still image resolution is 4032 x 3024 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4000 x 3000 pixels, which is typical of many low megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as it.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot N supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for more than two years do not support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative cameras which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic DMC-FX90, or the Fujifilm XQ2 which has better reviews.

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Video

Supports Video Recording

The PowerShot N supports video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also support video recording.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum video resolution on low megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the PowerShot N is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by low megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon camera. This camera also supports a video resolutions of 320 x 240 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2017 when Canon released the PowerShot N.

Product Identifiers

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