We've collated all the key information on Canon digital cameras in this handy guide. We've analysed over 36,000 user and expert reviews and 630+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 digital cameras to impartially compare each digital camera brand.
Canon are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras. Their digital cameras start at $28 for the PowerShot A2300 which has a weight of 109g, an optical zoom of 5x and is a compact digital camera and go up to $5,270 for the EOS 1D X which has a weight of 1.3kg, an optical zoom of §x and is a slr digital camera. The average price of a new Canon digital camera is $508.
Canon are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras.
Is Canon the Best Digital Camera Brand?
So are Canon digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.
Canon is ranked the No. 1 best digital camera brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Canon is the actually best digital camera brand out there.
Let's look at how Canon digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Canon Digital Cameras
There's a wide selection of Canon digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with over 100 Canon digital cameras currently on the market in the US. Canon also have better reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Canon digital camera being 85%.
The average review score for a Canon digital camera is 85%.
Canon have a number of great features including rechargeable battery which sets them apart from the competition.
Canon digital cameras tend to be cheaper than most other digital camera brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price $558
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price $508
Price Distribution of Canon Digital Cameras
What Do the Canon Digital Camera Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Canon digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Canon and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.
Canon has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its digital cameras than most other brands.
Over 92% of expert reviews and 88% of user reviews for Canon digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 89% and 83% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.
Purchasers of Canon digital cameras frequently mentioned that the product was good quality, easy to use and produced good quality pictures. Their digital cameras have also won 250+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Canon digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Canon Digital Cameras Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 252 industry awards for Canon digital cameras. This means that Canon has more awards for its digital cameras than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Canon to other popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Canon has more awards for its digital cameras than any other brand.
We checked over 36,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Canon digital cameras. over 810 of these reviews mention reliability of which 77% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Canon digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
77% of reviewers think Canon digital cameras are reliable.
So, most people think that Canon digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Canon digital cameras that mention reliability:
high build quality are simply hard to ignore to even consider oth
by the 30D's solid build quality
Stylish 5-megapixel compact with a robust all-metal chassis
its build quality is second to none
durable stainless steel body
The camera is well made
build quality is hard to beat
The SD4000 IS fits into a very well established line of cameras that have tended to get good reviews for being dependable
It's for those who want a light digital camera with a little bit of flair that's very solidly built a
well-built compact digital camera that produces great quality images
The lens has image stabilisation built in
durable titanium body
Though very expensive for a compact camera--and too large for many pockets--the Canon PowerShot SD950 IS is extremely well made
makes up for that with very good build quality
A decent midrange digital SLR camera built around a superb sensor
feel less sturdy than the 350d
I think it had a broken spring
this is the SECOND Canon product that has broken on me in recent mths
Features to Look Out For On Canon Digital Cameras
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Canon digital cameras that set them apart from the competition. These include rechargeable battery.
Canon Rechargeable Battery
A rechargable battery means tht the battery pack in the camera can be recharged, meaning no need to constantly replace them with other batteries.