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PowerShot S410 Digital Camera


Canon

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The PowerShot S410 Digital Camera

Features:


  • 4-megapixel sensor captures enough detail to create
    photo-quality 11-by-15-inch enlargements
  • Canon 3x optical zoom lens with 3.6x digital zoom
  • 9-point autofocus; movie mode; PictBridge compatible
  • Store images on Compact Flash Type I memory cards (32 MB card
    included)
  • Powered by rechargeable battery pack NB-1LH (included with
    charger)

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28 Reviews  

Average Rating: 4 out of 5

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Lizbeth Price

member since: 7/3/2006
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Plus: It's small and sturdy which makes it good for travel. I'm pleased with the software and the photos. Minus: The view window is too small.
7/3/2006 7:32:08 PM
 
Patricia A. Trudell

member since: 7/1/2006
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
I like the fact that this camera has the ability to take great pictures. I don't like the fact that I can't control aperature. I do not get good photos in low-light conditions and it always appears grainy. In those conditions, when photographing images even as far away as 20 feet, it's better to NOT use the flash. Then again, you don't get the image in either case. It is only a 4 megapixel camera. Although there are great images that come from using this camera, there are a lot of great shots missed due to using this camera.
7/2/2006 10:24:13 AM
 
Simon  A. Stone

member since: 9/21/2005
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
small compact but packs a punch. very versatile, can handle just about anything. its too bak you cant add filters or a telephoto or macro lenses to it,
6/20/2006 6:03:39 PM
 
Dawna  M. Lohr
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member since: 3/31/2006
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Rating: 4 out of 5
light, compact, fantastic quality.
3/31/2006 8:51:21 PM
 
Bart L. Flea

member since: 2/8/2006
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Rating: 3 out of 5
A good all-purpose camera with three design flaws: 1- a loosely fitting, cheap plastic cover to the usb port 2- a battery cover which tends to slip while holding the camera, resulting in electrical failure 3- a camera/playback switch which tends to slip while holding the camera None of these flaws are fatal. They can all be adjusted to by learning about them and acting to avoid or quickly recover from (2 &3) or be careful with (1).
2/8/2006 12:36:46 AM
 
Ana Maria M. Ronquillo

member since: 11/11/2005
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
I love my camera it takes pictures so fast and the pictures are great quality.
11/11/2005 12:15:27 PM
 
Rebecca F. Haskins
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 8/22/2004
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Rating: 4 out of 5
First digital camera - i learnt to use most of the features on it too! Was a great learning experience and excellent choice for a first camera.
10/22/2005 9:18:49 AM
 
Daniel A. Rivero

member since: 10/10/2005
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
I love my camera
10/10/2005 3:37:28 PM
 
JaCorey M. Robinson
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 10/5/2005
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Rating: 5 out of 5
The Best Camera I've ever had. Great for beginners, and even better for professionals.
10/5/2005 10:47:31 PM
 
Dana Green

member since: 9/25/2005
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
I love it, I think it takes great pictures. But I dont like how I cannot get a great picture when its dark out. The night vision makes everything a bit blurry.
9/25/2005 12:25:19 PM
 
Dan C. 

member since: 8/14/2005
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
only 4 megaapixels other than that excellent
8/19/2005 6:12:52 PM
 
Stephanie M. Childress

member since: 8/15/2005
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
I love this digitial camera! It's very easy to use and takes great pictures. Just make sure that you get a good compact flash or else it will slow down your ability to take quick photos.
8/15/2005 12:18:52 PM
 
Garrett Leyenaar

member since: 8/13/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Great little point and shoot. Screen too small though!
8/13/2005 12:53:31 AM
 
Tiffany D. Sheffield

member since: 8/8/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
I really enjoy the camera and the programs that came with it.
8/8/2005 7:43:29 PM
 
Lance Naismith

member since: 6/27/2005
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Lovely camera that is easy to use. Only gripes, and this is probably due to it not being a high end camera (I previously used a 35 mm Pentax with zoom lens), is the slow speed between shots and the 3x optical zoom (would like a higher zoom level).
6/27/2005 11:37:45 AM
 
Tyler G. Cooney

member since: 3/27/2004
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Rating: 4 out of 5
It is great for it's compact size howver the resolution is lacking at only 4MP.
6/3/2005 7:10:39 AM
 
Victor J. Falvo

member since: 5/27/2005
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Rating: 5 out of 5
Ease in handeling and quality of Photos!
5/27/2005 6:06:07 AM
 
Juanita Lee Harless Melton

member since: 4/14/2005
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Very eaasy to use. Great shots.
4/14/2005 10:58:16 AM
 
Adam M. Broomhead

member since: 3/28/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Easy to use and takes grerat pictures. The only bad thing is taking night photos.
3/28/2005 7:44:58 PM
 
David Gallo

member since: 1/22/2005
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Rating: 4 out of 5
I'm surprised by the color. I'm also a little bummed about the flash. It's always too bright. If I don't use it the color really comes out.
1/22/2005 11:49:59 PM
 
Nannette Nagy

member since: 1/9/2005
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Nice little camera. Takes quality photos with 3.2 MP. Small and light - great for carrying in a purse, fanny pack or pocket.
1/11/2005 10:10:32 PM
 
Tyler C. Ross

member since: 11/10/2004
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Rating: 4 out of 5
takes great pictures but can have trouble getting it to focus on what you want it to. Doesn't have manual focus.
11/10/2004 4:28:31 PM
 


member since: 10/20/2004
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
This is one of my cameras and it is a fabulous camera. Takes great images with excellent color and tones.
10/27/2004 2:24:12 PM
 
Tricia J. Score

member since: 10/20/2004
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Rating: 4 out of 5
I have the best luck with this camera and my pictures come out looking great!
10/20/2004 12:12:12 PM
 
Susan Carney

member since: 9/12/2004
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Rating: 4 out of 5
handy size...nice pictures...sturdy...BUT go for the bigger screen.
9/26/2004 3:21:00 PM
 
Candy Countryman

member since: 7/20/2004
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
This is my first digital camera I love it I have taken over 500 pictures in three months.
7/20/2004 2:11:44 PM
 
Chris J

member since: 7/7/2004
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Rating: 4.5 out of 5
Takes fantastic pictures, super small, and some good manual features.
7/7/2004 9:32:40 PM
 
Willie P

member since: 6/17/2004
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Rating: 5 out of 5
I love this camera.... compact size, great features. Myabe not as cheap as some others but the quality is worth the price.
6/17/2004 9:41:27 PM
 

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