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Canon PowerShot SD1100 is

01net.com 5 Star apcmag.com Highly Recommended DP Review Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended
A multi award winning and fully featured 8.3 megapixel 3 times zoom factor camera
Compact 8.3MP 3x Yes Nov 2015
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Canon PowerShot SD1100 is Review

With excellent reviews but mediocre features, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SD1100 is number 898 across all digital cameras.
98
Reviews
36 Reviews + 6 Awards
1
Value for Money
Not Currently for Sale
50
Features
Good Features
41
Overall Score
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has not bad expert reviews with an average expert rating of 80%, based on 36 reviews.
At over a year old this camera is slightly out of date, and newer digital cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is a good size, good picture quality and superior product quality.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Very light
Only 3264 x 2448 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixel

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS?

The Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS is 86.8mm wide and 54.8mm tall. It is 22mm deep and weighs 125g.

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS front dimensions

Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS size in context

Canon PowerShot SD1100 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

This Canon camera received a "Recommended" award from review websites PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review and Itpro.no all of whom concluded that this Canon digital camera was very good.

This camera was given a "Highly Recommended" award by review site Apcmag.com who said that this Canon digital camera was great.

The authors at two other expert review sites both concluded that this Canon camera was very good. 01net.com gave this camera a "5 Star" award and Plusxaward.de gave it a "Plus X Award".

Good Expert Reviews

On average, based on 37 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, What Digital Camera, DP Review and CNET.com the average expert rating of this camera is 80 out of 100.

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Excellent Brand

We checked 33,726 user and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Five people wrote in their reviews that the product was compact.

  • It is compact, well built…
  • Find out what this compact digital camera has to offer, as well as what the cameras missing…
    Brighthub.com June 2009
  • Compact size, stylish appearance, ease of use…
  • We loved the inclusion of an optical viewfinder - long the holy grail of compact cameras feature…
  • We loved the inclusion of an optical viewfinder - long the holy grail of compact cameras features here at info…

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Eight owners who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was able to produce good images.

  • It’s a great camera for snapping photos on a moment’s notice…
    Maclife.com May 2008
  • Small size, sleek design, optical image stabilization…
  • A fast and attractive camera that offers pretty good image quality for the price…
    Laptopmag.com April 2008
  • It offers a sleek design, optical image stabilization, snappy performance…
    Dcresource.com April 2008
  • Great image quality; minimal shutter lag; speedy performance; optical image stabilization; face detection; optical viewfinder The bad…
    Asia.cnet.com March 2008
  • Good photo quality…
    Dcresource.com April 2008
  • The lens has effective optical image stabilisation…
    Smh.com.au April 2008
  • It produces superb photos for its class…

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Four customers who bought it reckoned that it was good quality.

  • It offers good output quality in most situations - straight out of the cam - only requiring minimal user intervention…
  • A fast and attractive camera that offers pretty good image quality for the price…
    Laptopmag.com April 2008
  • Great image quality; minimal shutter lag; speedy performance; optical image stabilization; face detection; optical viewfinder The bad…
    Asia.cnet.com March 2008
  • Good photo quality…
    Dcresource.com April 2008

Users Report Nice Design

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS was well designed and two customers considered that it was good looking.

  • It is small enough to slip into a pocket and has a smart looking design…
    Cameras.co.uk April 2008
  • It is compact, well built and sports a reasonably attractive design…
  • Small size, sleek design, optical image stabilization…
  • A fast and attractive camera that offers pretty good image quality for the price…
    Laptopmag.com April 2008
  • It offers a sleek design, optical image stabilization, snappy performance…
    Dcresource.com April 2008
  • Compact size, stylish appearance, ease of use…

Customers Report Superior Technical Features

Three owners who reviewed it wrote that it had good features.

  • We loved the inclusion of an optical viewfinder - long the holy grail of compact cameras features here at info…
  • Its combination of a nice, though not extravagant, feature set, small size…
    Cnet.com.au March 2008
  • Its robust features - including Canons fast…

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Two customers reckoned that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Three customers thought the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS had a good image stabiliser and two customers said that it had a good lens.

  • A good lens, face detection, custom modes…
  • Small size, sleek design, optical image stabilization…
  • It offers a sleek design, optical image stabilization, snappy performance…
    Dcresource.com April 2008
  • Great image quality; minimal shutter lag; speedy performance; optical image stabilization; face detection; optical viewfinder The bad…
    Asia.cnet.com March 2008
  • The lens has effective optical image stabilisation…
    Smh.com.au April 2008

Features

Only 3264 X 2448 Pixels Image Resolution

The PowerShot SD1100 IS has a 3264 x 2448 pixels maximum image resolution which is higher than most digital cameras. Most cameras have a 4608 x 3456 pixels maximum image resolution. The image resolution of all cameras ranges from 2592 x 1944 pixels (worst) to 7680 x 5120 pixels (best).

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Quite Low Megapixel

With a megapixel of only 8.3 megapixels, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS has a quite low megapixel compared to most of the other digital cameras. The lowest megapixel of digital cameras is 0.3MP and the highest is 80MP.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.5" image sensor size, which is typical of many cameras.

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Very Light

The lightest camera is 1g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. With a weight of only 125 grams, the PowerShot SD1100 IS is fairly light compared to most of the other cameras.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

Cameras have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 83x, and the average optical zoom is 12x. At only 3 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SD1100 IS has a quite small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

At only 2.5 inches, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS has a quite small display diagonal compared to most of the other cameras. The average display diagonal of cameras is 2.9".

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Very Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The PowerShot SD1100 IS has a quite low display resolution (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) compared to most of the other cameras. Across all the cameras the display resolutions (numeric) range from 3 pixels to 16,000,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 600,000 pixels.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

When compared to other cameras that we have checked the minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of, the PowerShot SD1100 IS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 38 millimeters is one of the longest. Across all the cameras the minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) range from 2.3mm to 75mm.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The PowerShot SD1100 IS does not have an HDMI, unlike most of the other cameras which have an HDMI.

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Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

The fastest flash recharging time of cameras is 0.0055s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s. The PowerShot SD1100 IS has one of the slower flash recharging times (10 seconds) amongst cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS has a relatively typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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Very Small Maximum Aperture Number

The average maximum aperture number of cameras is 11. The PowerShot SD1100 IS has a quite small maximum aperture number (only 4.9) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The PowerShot SD1100 IS has a vari-angle LCD display, as do most of the other digital cameras.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most of the other cameras, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS does not have a GPS (satellite).

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Only 640 Pixels Video Resolution

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Canon PowerShot SD1100 IS has one of the smaller minimum aperture numbers amongst cameras of this age. The smallest minimum aperture number of cameras is -2, the largest is 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Features Smile Detection

The PowerShot SD1100 IS features smile detection. Most of the other cameras also feature smile detection.

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Age

Released 20 Months Ago

It was November 2015 when this Canon camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon b0011zk6pc, canon b0012yc7ae, canon b0012y84ag, canon b0012y6ay8, canon sd1100is

Barcodes:

00013803090123, 00013803090154, 00013803090161, 00013803090185, 00013803090192

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