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Canon PowerShot S20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 348 reviews of Canon PowerShot S20. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the performance and portability. The size and image quality are also appreciated. There are some critical views about the focus and color, while there are mixed reviews on the zoom and battery.

usability, image quality, size, portability, performance

price, flash, color, focus

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot S20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot S20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon PowerShot S20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Many are negative about the portability.

portability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot S20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 115 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the size and performance. The portability and image quality are also appreciated. There are some mixed opinions about the price, and many are less positive about the color and energy efficiency.

usability, image quality, portability, performance, size

durability, flash, energy, color

81% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Canon Powershot S20

 

The main feature that distinguishes the PowerShot S20 from its brother, the S10, is the CCD. In this case a 3.34 million pixels delivering 2048x1536 pixel images.

May, 2001

Expert review by : PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot S20

 

Sleek and compact, the Canon PowerShot S20 is the smallest and most stylish camera in this roundup. Its features are limited, however, and picture quality, which tends to be quite good in most situations, can be uneven with challenging scenes. The...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Phil Askey (dpreview.com)

Canon Powershot S20 Review

 

Officially Casio beat Canon to the 3.34 megapixel announcement (well at least to the general public anyway), howeve rumours of the S20 had been popping up in various cyber-spaces for a couple of months now. Just last week Canon announced the S20, a...

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Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Canon Powershot S20

 

Canon's new PowerShot S20 is housed in the same, compact, all-metal shell as the PowerShot S10 except this time it's champagne colored. There's no reason to mess with success except to upgrade it with a state of the art 3.3 megapixel CCD imager. The S20 h

All things considered this is one great camera. It's everything the S10 is plus more resolution and faster autofocus. The S20 is a very durable camera that performs better than other cameras three times its size. The builtin flash is a little on the weak

Feb, 2000

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon PowerShot S20 Digital Camera Review: Intro and Highlights

 

Canon has long been a leader in the film-based photography world, and has developed a solid line of digital cameras as well. Over a year ago (this is being written in March, 2000), their PowerShot Pro70 introduced exceptional image quality and many...

Apr, 2000

Expert review by (zdnet.com.au)

Canon PowerShot S20

 

The sleek, stylish PowerShot S20 is a bit small but still a highly capable digital camera with some innovative features.

Aug, 2001

Expert review by : Carla Thornton and Peter Kane (pcworld.co.nz)

Canon PowerShot S20

 

The PowerShot S20 is a fuller-featured sibling of Canon's tiny, 2.1-megapixel Digital Ixus (see above). The 3.3-megapixel S20 allows you to set options using more buttons and dials than the Ixus does, and the colourful menus are friendlier and less...

Feb, 2001

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Canon PowerShot S20

 
Mar, 2000

Consumer review (ciao.com)

old already canon

 

To it because I like Canon cameras, I have an EOS100 slr and a Canon Ixus advanced photo system camera. The latter is beautifully designed and very solid, I would have bought the digital Ixus if it took higher quality pictures. I needed the camera for...

Easy to use, classic design

Only 3 mp

Apr, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

An elegant and generosity of a digital camera

 

Canon PowerShot S20 digital camera is the second 2,110,000 pixels PowerShot S10 Product after the upgrade, S20 are used 1/1.8-in 3,340,000 pixel CCD. When our engineers to get this measure a camera, by its compact design champagne as well. The overall...

Noble design

Operation of more complex

Mar, 2009

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