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(based on 2 ratings)
Brand: Canon
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A Stunning Achievement. From the very first glance, the smooth shape and bold lines of the stylish PowerShot SD870 IS Digital ELPH signal that this is no ordinary camera. With 8.0 megapixels of resolution, an Optical Image Stabilizer and 3.8x optical zooming, the SD870 IS Digital ELPH boasts impressive specs as well as a host of convenient features. Face Detection Technology for worry-free people shots. A large 3.0-inch LCD to give you a perfect view of your scene. The Auto ISO Shift and ISO 1600 deliver brilliant images in challenging lighting.

Digital Chic - Stylish dual tone 8.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH Black front ring detail. Featuring a gleaming metallic body whose smooth, simple shape is handsomely contrasted with bold side lines. Offering 8.0 megapixels of resolution so you get images with the high-degree of detail and richness of color that enables you to print, crop and enlarge for maximum self-expression.

Catch Them in Motion - 3.8x Wide-Angle Zoom lens to get more family and friends into one perfect photo. With a wide-angle 3.8x optical zoom lens equipped with Canon''s advanced Optical Image Stabilizer Technology, you''ve got what it takes to capture astonishing, lavishly detailed close-ups with total confidence. Now, you don''t even have to worry about camera shake getting in the way of perfect pictures. Because even at maximum telephoto, the SD870 IS Digital ELPH keeps you rock steady. So you can create images that are sharp, clear and bright?just like you want them to be. You''ll amaze yourself and others with what you can achieve with the SD870 IS Digital ELPH.

Canon Technology Maximizes Quality - Large high-quality 3.0-inch PureColor LCD screen with wide angle viewing and an anti-glare, anti-scratch coating. The camera''s 3.0-inch LCD screen gives you the big picture, whether you''re shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. This extra-durable, high-resolution screen with tough scratch-resistant coating on the anti-reflective, PureColor LCD screen offers a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera''s menu functions especially convenient. Clear and bright, it also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.

Canon Technology Maximizes Quality - Genuine Canon Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure and flash automatically, leaving you free to compose a group, capture an unguarded moment, or coax the perfect smile.

DIGIC III features Face Detection technology, giving you the best possible results in any shooting situation. Face Detection AF/AE sets the focus point and exposure for the faces of your subjects. Face Detection FE adjusts the flash to correctly illuminate your subject to provide the best balance between your subject and the overall scene, eliminating the common problems of over and underexposed faces.

With 17 Shooting Modes including 10 Special Scene Modes, you''re ready for whatever shot comes your way.

Shooting Modes - Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions.
Auto - The camera chooses all the settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
Camera M - The ultimate in creative control, you set ISO speed, exposure compensation and white balance.
Color Accent - Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
Color Swap - Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
Digital Macro - Shoot larger-than-life close-ups with one-button simplicity.
Stitch Assist - Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
Movie - Shoot in VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps/30 fps LP), QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps for up to 1 hour or 4GB), QQVGA (160 x 120 at 15 fps) for up to 3 minutes or Time Lapse (640 x 480 at 1 sec./2 sec. intervals) for up to 2 hours. Special Scene Modes


    Portrait - The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject ?pop.?
    Foliage - Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
    Snow - Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
    Beach - Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
    Fireworks - Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
    Aquarium - Achieve proper flash-free exposure and natural hues at indoor aquariums.
    Underwater - Capture underwater images with reduced backscatter effect. - (Note: Optional Waterproof Case WP-DC17 required for shooting any underwater images)
    Indoor - Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
    Kids & Pets - Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won''t miss those special shots.
    Night Snapshot - Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.

    Canon Innovation Enhances Your Experience - DIGIC III Image Processor with Red-eye Correction for sharper images and improved functionality.

    DIGIC III Image Processor - With DIGIC III, your images boast superior quality, the camera operates at top efficiency and battery life is enhanced. What''s more, DIGIC III enables Canon''s Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction to give you better, more true-to-life people shots. Simply press the Shutter Button halfway down, and the camera automatically pinpoints the faces in the scene and chooses the ideal focus point. The camera controls exposure settings and flash to keep every face looking bright and natural. Red eyes can be corrected during playback.

    iSAPS Technology is an entirely original scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC III Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.

    Red-eye Correction detects and corrects red-eye during playback. In unusual cases where red-eye is not automatically detected, it can easily be corrected manually during playback mode.

    The PowerShot SD870 IS Digital ELPH features ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto settings that reduce the effects of camera shake and sharpen subjects in low-light situations, giving you greater shooting flexibility.

    The Complete Print Solution - Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Photo Printers, CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.

    The PowerShot SD870 IS Digital ELPH''s Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the SD870 IS Digital ELPH to a Canon CP, SELPHY or PIXMA Photo Printer or any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the lighted Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images to a computer (Windows and Macintosh).

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Avg. Customer Rating:
 
4.5 stars
(based on 2 reviews)
 
THis is a MUST OWN camera!!!
By neLLeANDkAiVerified Reviewer from Honolulu, Hawaii on 12/26/2007
Pros:
Best digital camera yet, Easy to Use, Excellent in Low Light, Fast Shutter Speed, Good sized screen, Great Resolution, Great with falls, Nice Features and Settings
Cons:
Easily scratched, Pricey
Best Uses:
ALL OF THE ABOVE, Home, Office, Outdoors, Portraits, Sports/Action, Travel, Weddings/Events
Describe Yourself:
Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Canon Powershot SD870 IS Digital Camera:

It's amazing... has been used for many events and captured irreplacable moments in time... From a mother to another, It's AMAZING!!!

 
Excellent Quality
By IronDan from Colorado Springs, CO on 12/19/2007
Pros:
Easy to Use, Excellent in Low Light, Good sized screen, Great Resolution, Nice Features and Settings
Cons:
Screen is easy to scratch
Best Uses:
Home, Outdoors, Sports/Action, Travel, Weddings/Events
Describe Yourself:
Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Canon Powershot SD870 IS Digital Camera:

For the money, the line-up of Canon Powershots are excellent digital cameras. If I can find one fault, it is that the screen is easily scratched. So be mindful when storing.

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