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Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS)

alaTest has collected and analyzed 838 reviews of Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the image quality and portability are on the whole positive. The screen and size are also appreciated, but the flash and storage get negative opinions. Opinions are divided on the focus.

usability, size, screen, portability, image quality

zoom, memory, lens, storage, flash

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 41 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS) from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk.

78% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS)

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 292 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SD790 IS (Digital IXUS 90 IS) from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

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

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Simon Joinson (dpreview.com)

Slim / Ultra Compact Camera Group Test (Q4 2008)

 

The digital camera hasn't escaped the consumer electronics industry's obsession with miniaturization. The first compact consumer digicams arrived in the mid 1990's and they've been getting smaller and slimmer ever since. As far back as 1999 companies...

As anyone who has every struggled to get reception or use the tiny keys on one of the latest ultra compact mobile phones can tell you, having the smallest, slimmest possible form factor means accepting a certain amount of compromise. In digital camera...

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS review

 

The Canon PowerShot SD750 is one of the most popular cameras on CNET, so how do you top it? Well, with a couple of the standard enhancements, for one. For the PowerShot SD790 IS, Canon adds image stabilization and ups the resolution to 10 megapixels...

Great photo quality; interesting design.

Mixed performance; no optical zoom in movie mode.

For most people, the excellent photo quality of the Canon PowerShot SD790 IS will more than make up for any slight performance deficiencies or minor shortcomings.

Jul, 2008

Editor's Choice

Expert review by : David Gussman (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

 

Canon's latest pocket point-and-shooter takes high-quality pictures and packs a wealth of features into a sleek case.

3-inch LCD. Newly designed click-wheel control is fast and effective. Excellent images at high ISO settings. Motion-detection technology. Sunset scene mode.

Click-wheel control takes some getting used to. Wide-angle lens could be wider. Slightly underexposed flash shots.

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Apr, 2008

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

Canon Powershot SD790 IS

 

Physical Views The SD790 IS compared to a standard CD disc. The Powershot SD790 IS and the Powershot SD890 IS. Continue on to Features & Controls PowerShot SD790 IS Specifications Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3x...

Apr, 2008

Expert review by : Let's go digital (letsgodigital.org)

Canon Digital IXUS 90 IS Review

 

Canon Digital IXUS 90 IS digitale compact camera Het bericht dat Canon weer eens een aantal nieuwe IXUS modellen introduceerde, deed het fotohart niet sneller kloppen. Eerlijk gezegd zijn er al zoveel IXUS camera’s door mijn handen gegaan dat ik...

Apr, 2008

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Canon Digital IXUS 90 IS review

 

Regardless of the fact that camera manufacturers are disappearing or cooperating, the impressively large offer of digital compact cameras still stands strong. The mutual differences on the other hand are increasingly hard to discover, certainly for the...

When Canon announced the introduction of a number of new IXUS models, it did not make my photographic heart miss a beat. To be honest, I have had so many IXUS cameras in my hands that I've lost count. However; the design department of Canon was able to...

Recommended!

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Canon Digital IXUS 90 IS Review

 

With its all-metal build and what Canon is describing as a 'chiseled' faceplate, there's no denying that the new Digital IXUS 90 IS, while physically larger than the recently-announced IXUS 80 IS, continues the range's tradition of stylish,...

Does the world really need another point-and-shoot Digital IXUS? Probably not, but that's not to suggest the Canon Digital IXUS 90 IS constitutes a less than worthy addition to the series. Its squarish, tank-like design is something of a throwback...

May, 2008

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH Digital Camera - First Shots - The Imaging Resource!

 

The PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH camera is smaller than a deck of playing cards, yet conveys a sophisticated and substantial look and feel, thanks to its solid, streamlined and modern design.

One of the more elegant ELPH designs ; Optical image stabilization ; Large, high-resolution LCD ; Face and motion detection ; Simple buttons ; Good heft ; Good Macro performance ; Good color ; Very high resolution ; Excellent image quality ; Good...

Optical zoom is just 3x ; No true Manual mode ; Mode switch snags on bags and pockets ; Control dial is awkward ; Slightly soft corners at wide angle ; Moderate chromatic aberration at wide angle ; Noticeable barrel distortion at wide angle ; Flash is...

The Canon SD790 IS Digital ELPH features a ten megapixel 1/2.3" CCD imager and a Canon-branded 3x optical zoom lens with image stabilization, which covers a fairly standard range of 35-105mm equivalent - a moderate wide angle to a moderate telephoto....

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH Review

 

If you're still confused about Canon's ELPH lineup after both of those then, well, I don't know what to tell you

Very good photo quality (in good light) ; Stylish, compact, and sturdy metal body ; Optical image stabilization ; Generally snappy performance ; Large 3-inch LCD display with very good outdoor / low light visibility ; Redeye not a problem thanks to...

Some corner blurriness, vignetting, and purple fringing ; Images are on the noisy side in low light ; Zoom setting not shown on LCD ; Slow-charging flash ; No optical viewfinder ; More manual controls would be nice ; Can't swap memory cards while using...

Canon is one of the few camera manufacturers who still puts a memory card in the box along with the camera. Everyone else builds memory into the camera itself -- and usually not very much of it. You'll find a 32MB card in the box with the SD790, which...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by : Joe Eitel (devhardware.com)

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

 

The PowerShot SD790 IS from Canon is a continuing testament to Canon?s ability to produce quality camera after quality camera. The SD790 is a compact point-and-shoot model with a modest price tag that reflects its goal of affordable high quality...

Overall, if you are looking to spend $300 on a compact digital camera, the SD790 is a pretty good choice. There are certainly strengths and weakness in the camera, but the total package is high quality and good value

Apr, 2009

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