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PowerShot S40 Digital Camera


Canon

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The PowerShot S40 Digital Camera

Features:


  • 4.1 megapixel sensor creates 2,272 x 1,704 images for prints at
    8 x 10 and beyond
  • 3x optical (plus 3.6x digital) zoom lens with autofocus
  • Included 16 MB CompactFlash card holds 13 images at default
    resolution; camera is Microdrive compatible
  • Uses proprietary NB-2L lithium-ion rechargeable battery
    (included)
  • Connects with Macs and PCs via USB port

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First 10 of 36 Reviews  (see all user reviews)

Average Rating: 3.5 out of 5

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Celia  Davies
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member since: 4/7/2006
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Great beginers camera.
4/7/2006 12:47:41 AM
 
Michelle L. Belnap
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 2/9/2006
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Rating: 2 out of 5
Great for famiy use & compact carryiung size...it was a great introduction to digital cameras...but I prefer my EOS 20D
2/28/2006 11:31:34 AM
 
Jamie  Krishnan

member since: 1/2/2006
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
It's a good point and shoot camera. Not given to much camera shake. Quite hardy.
1/14/2006 9:55:39 AM
 
Terrie Purkey

member since: 8/14/2005
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
It provides decent point & shoot quality photos and has a good selection of non-auto modes til I get more experienced with using my own settings. It's easy to navigate. The LCD viewing screen works horribly in the sun so my pictures are often 'guesstimates' of the framing since the viewfinder isn't an exact representation.
9/27/2005 5:06:46 PM
 
Lisa C. Ostlie

member since: 6/30/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Nice compromise between features and small size.
7/8/2005 7:14:16 PM
 
John Donnelly

member since: 4/16/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Good Starter Camera. Not an SLR however and would like more resolution.
5/15/2005 12:33:59 AM
 
Bill Furniss
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 10/29/2002
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Light, easy to carry around. takes good shots at close range. good to take on trips with you.
5/11/2005 10:04:08 AM
 
Richard D. Green

member since: 4/20/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Its small and easy to carry around. It takes good pictures and they are easy to load onto the computer.
4/20/2005 5:51:48 AM
 
Stephen R. Boyd

member since: 3/6/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
This was a great camera- but better ones came by. I was so excited to jump in the water to get great sea turtle shots that I forgot to take off the leash so the waterproof case could seal completely. Yup.
3/6/2005 2:55:45 AM
 
John Edmonson

member since: 11/26/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Takes great outdoor shots. Indoors...flash just doesn't cut it unless you're really close in on the subject. Also, I wish the optical zoom was better. But for a 2 1/2 old digital, she's doin' just fine.
11/26/2004 12:17:11 PM
 
Glenn P. Sanders

member since: 9/14/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
It is extremely easy to use and takes some very quality pictures. Sometimes it is tricky, when playing with the features. But, the great thing about it is that it is digital and you can play all you want and it does not cost in film.
9/16/2004 4:59:00 PM
 

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