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Canon PowerShot S70

alaTest has collected and analyzed 306 reviews of Canon PowerShot S70. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and performance. The lens and image quality are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the low light performance and viewfinder. There are some mixed comments about the flash and screen.

portability, image quality, lens, performance, usability

focus, contrast, shutter, viewfinder, low-light

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot S70 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot S70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 40 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S70 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. People are impressed by the usability and image quality. The price and lens also get good feedback, whereas there are some less positive reviews about the focus and screen.

portability, lens, price, image quality, usability

screen, focus

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

Oct, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot S70

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 88 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S70 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the price and portability. The performance and usability also get good comments, but many are negative about the shutter and contrast.

image quality, usability, performance, portability, price

focus, contrast, shutter

91% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2019

Expert review by : Kevin Carter (pcplus.co.uk)

PC Plus review: Canon PowerShot S70

 

The S70 handles well, offers point and shoot simplicity, and as much control as you could hope for, rivalling the G6 in many instances.

Jan, 2005

Expert review by : GadgetSpeak (gadgetspeak.com)

Canon PowerShot S70

 

3megapixel not enough, 5megapixel not enough, then how about 7.1megapixel? The latest PowerShot S70 has exactly that as well as other great features in a compact housing.

Sep, 2004

Expert review by (dcmag.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot S70

 

The S70 is the perfect tourists camera and adequate for most other general-purpose photography. In fact, if the lens performed a little better with no noticeable blurring and a bit less chromatic aberration, itd be

Expert review by : What Digital Camera Magazine (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Review of the Canon PowerShot S70 - Digital SLR Reviews

 

A relatively compact high resolution camera with a decent wideangle lens...

Expert review by : Good Gear Guide.au (goodgearguide.com.au)

Expert Review

 

The PowerShot S70 costs more than many point-and-shoots, but the payoff of a wide-angle lens, 7.1 megapixels, and superior picture quality will be worth it for advanced hobbyists.

Picture quality, wide angle lens

Weight, price

Sep, 2006

Expert review by : Narasu Rebbapragada (goodgearguide.com.au)

Canon Powershot S70

 

Canon's easy-to-use PowerShot S70 feels like a brick compared to the majority of today's lightweight point-and-shoots, and at $1099 it's expensive for...

Picture quality, wide angle lens

Weight, price

The PowerShot S70 costs more than many point-and-shoots, but the payoff of a wide-angle lens, 7.1 megapixels, and superior picture quality will be worth it for advanced hobbyists.

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : Dan Wu (engadget.com)

Canon Powershot S70 Review

 

Steve's Digicamsreviews the PowerShot S70, the latest 7.1 megapixel camera from Canon, which features a 3.6x optical zoom (28-100mm), along with Canon's proprietary Ultra High Refractive Index Aspherical (UA Lens)technology which produces better...

Sep, 2004

Expert review by : Narasu Rebbapragada (pcworld.com)

Canon USA S70 Camera

 

Canon's easy-to-use PowerShot S70 feels like a brick compared to the majority of today's lightweight point-and-shoots, and at $500 it's expensive for its class. For the premium, however, you get outstanding picture quality and a built-in wide-angle lens.

Nevertheless, this sturdy camera has a great range of options and sharp picture quality. It's a good buy for an advanced beginner looking for a camera with room to grow

Jun, 2005

Expert review by : Narasu Rebbapragada (pcworld.com)

Canon PowerShot S70

 

Photograph: Rick Rizner

Many ease-to-use manual controls ; Very sharp images

Expensive for its class

Earned high marks for image sharpness and color accuracy; has extra-wide-angle lens and many easy-to-use manual controls.

Jun, 2005

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Ben Z. Gottesman (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot S70

 

If you're looking for a solid camera that takes excellent photos but don't want to move up to the enthusiast-level G6, the compact S70 is a very good choice

Takes excellent photos. Very solidly built. Zoom lens starts at a true wide angle so you can get it all in. Can shoot in RAW format.

Mediocre video capabilities. Zoom isn't always precise.

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