Canon SX30IS Camera Takes Great Pictures
This is a mini-review of the Canon SX30IS digital camera that is an upgrade of the Canon SX20IS PowerShot digital camera. Based upon the reviews I read for this camera, this one is a winner. I own the SX10IS camera and it still takes excellent pictures even with the 20x zoom lens.
Canon SX30IS Features
- 35x wide-angle optical zoom (24-840mm) allows you to shoot any scene from wide-angle to telephoto.
- Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) automatically detects and adjusts for camera shake.
- VCM (Voice Coil Motor) for high-speed quiet lens movement.
- Movie mode improvement: The OIS is now available when shooting video to minimize bluriness when the camera shakes.
- 720p video with stereo sound.
- HDMI output
- Zoom framing assist button
- 14.1 megapixels
- Captures images and video to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card.
- The zoom assist button allow you to zoom to the maximum 35x and by pressing this button you can look for your subject. Release the button and the camera will return to its original position and will keep your subject in focus without having to adjust any other controls.
- Advanced Smart Auto selects the proper settings. The camera comes with 28 specific defined settings.
- The LCD varied-angle viewing lens is 2.7-inches.
- Uses rechargeable lithium-ion NB-7L battery.
If you should purchase the Canon SX30IS camera you will not be disappointed. However, be sure to read the instruction manual before using it to get familiar with all the settings and options. Based on the reviews I have read for this camera it performs well.
I would recommend that you read the reviews both good and bad. There are 161 reviews of this camera at the time of writing this article and only 20 had given this camera two stars or less. 130 reviewers give this camera 4 stars and higher. This is a great digital camera that will provide you with excellent videos and pictures.
Happy picture taking!
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