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Canon PowerShot S80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 313 reviews of Canon PowerShot S80. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the lens and usability are on the whole positive. The portability and image quality are also appreciated, whereas many are negative about the viewfinder and focus. Reviews are divided on the image stabilizer.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot S80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot S80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 56 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S80 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and screen. The usability and performance also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the price.

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89% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot S80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Canon PowerShot S80 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 2.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviews about the design and performance are on the whole positive. The durability and portability also get good feedback. Comments about the reliability and price are different, while some have doubts about the energy efficiency and flash.

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46% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jan, 2020

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Terry Sullivan (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot S80

 

Megapixels: 8, Maximum Resolution: 3264 x 2448 pixels, Included Memory Amount: 32 MB, Included Memory: Media Card, ...

Excellent quality. Very good performance. Wide-angle is 28mm.

No RAW files. Recycle time could be quicker. A little pricey.

The Canon PowerShot S80 is a little expensive, but it's a solid, compact camera that takes excellent photos.

Jan, 2006

Expert review by : Simon Joinson (dpreview.com)

Canon PowerShot S80 Review

 

Just over a year after the launch of the 7 megapixel PowerShot S70 Canon revealed its replacement, the new S80, which boasts a slight redesign, an extra million pixels and a few new features - including the latest DIGIC II processor. The S80 is smaller...

Excellent resolution, good per-pixel sharpness for this class of camera Low noise at ISO 50 and 100, not bad at 200 and 400 Fast, responsive operation Excellent metering and color Very clean, artefact-free images High quality wide-angle zoom (28 - 100...

Mild corner softness at wide-angle and maximum aperture Occasional lens flare and some highlight clipping New multi-control dial useful, but can be fiddly Lens slow at telephoto (F5.3) Would prefer a higher resolution LCD screen Mediocre macro mode...

After the rather uninspiring noise performance of the Panasonic LX1 and overblown image processing of the Olympus Stylus 800 I approached the update to the excellent PowerShot S70 with some trepidation. So it was a great relief to discover that the S80...

Nov, 2005

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : Shams Tarek (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot S80 review

 

Canon PowerShot S80

Great image quality; snappy performance; sturdy and attractive.

Vignetting at widest angle; slowish lens; no uncompressed or raw-file support; jaggies and audio noise in movie mode.

Aside from one or two very minor lens shortcomings, Canon's new flagship S-series model stands out in its class.

Oct, 2005

Expert review by : Lori Grunin and Robert Dubbin (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot S review

 

Intro Though it fails to garner the same across-the-board high marks as its predecessors, the Canon PowerShot S70 nevertheless acquits itself very well as an enthusiast's compact. A 7-megapixel camera with a 3.6X zoom lens, the S70's first-rate photos...

Relatively wide-angle lens; strong raw-shooting speed for a non-dSLR; above-average image quality.

Poor battery life; noisy lens.

Though it's still an excellent camera, some aspects of the S70 now lag behind its competitors'.

Dec, 2004

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Canon Powershot S80

 

Physical Views The Powershot S80 compared in size to a CD. Continue on to Page Two Canon Powershot S80 Specifications Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 8.0 million Image Sensor 1/1.8-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx 8.3 million) Lens 5.8 (W) -...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot S80

 

Canon's new flagship PowerShot S80 has 8.0 megapixels of resolution and a 28mm wide angle lens in a sleek and durable package that and features a large 2.5-inch LCD screen for easy viewing, a high-quality XGA movie mode, high-speed USB 2.0 support for qui

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : LetsGoDigital (letsgodigital.org)

Canon Powershot S80 Review

 

Netice olarak Canon PowerShot S80 son derece ilgi çekici bir dijital kamera. Cihaz biraz sıradışı gibi görünse de ürünün kalitesi kendini gösteriyor. PowerShot S80 dijital kamera fiyat noktasında kendi sınıfında lider konumda. S70 ile...

May, 2007

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Canon Powershot S80 review

 

The PowerShot S-series of Canon include digital cameras with a remarkable design. The keyword is 'superior'. These are digital cameras for people who don't mind paying a little bit more for a solid housing and some quality but still want a digital...

The Canon PowerShot S80 is a remarkable digital camera. It's quite a large compact camera and extremely solid. The Canon S80 has a beautiful striking appearance. The camera is well-organized and because of the amount of buttons the Canon PowerShot S80...

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Canon Powershot S80 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

Canon's PowerShot line of digital cameras have been perennial favorites with our readers, and the Canon S80 seems destined for similar status. This is an exceptionally full-featured digital camera, with all the bells and whistles apart from a flash hot...

Nov, 2005

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Canon PowerShot S80

 

The PowerShot S80 packs a lot of features into its compact black body. How does it perform? Find out in our review

Very good photo quality ; Wide-angle lens ; Full manual controls and plenty of scene modes ; Large 2.5" LCD display (but see issues below) ; Impressive performance (save for focus speeds) ; Live histogram in record mode (and it's about time) ; Custom...

On the expensive side ; Some vignetting at wide-angle, especially with the flash; corners can be blurry as well ; Redeye ; No more RAW support ; Noisy at high ISO sensitivities ; Movie file size limit approaches quickly at higher resolution settings ;...

Even with its flaws, the S80 still offers a compelling package with its wide-angle lens, manual controls, and sleek design. It gets my recommendation, but it's worth checking out the competition as well, as they're also very good cameras.

Dec, 2007

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