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Canon PowerShot SD700 IS / IXUS 750 6 to 7 Megapixel

4.33 star rating
                      4.33 / 5 (6 Reviews)
MSRP : $0


  • Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Resolution6 Megapixel
    Optical Zoom4x
    Camera TypeCompact
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens35 - 140 mm
    Digital Zoom4x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focus Range18 in. to Infinity (w)
    Macro Focus Range0.79 - 24 in. (w) / 15.6 - 24 in. (t)
    Focal Length5.8 - 23.2 mm
    Camera Resolution6 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 2816 x 2112 • 2272 x 1704 • 1600 x 1200
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 (QVGA) • 640 x 480 (VGA) • 160 x 120
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
    Aperture Rangef2.8/f5.5 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed1.3 - 1/1600 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset)
    Frames Per Second2.1 Frames
    Memory TypeMMC Card • SD Card
    Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal
    Compression TypeJPEG • EXIF 2.2 • DPOF 1.1
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 80
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync
    ViewfinderOptical
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    LCD Panel Size2.5 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution173,000 pixels
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery TypeProprietary Lithium
    Battery Life240 Images
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
    Width3.56 in.
    Depth1.04 in.
    Height2.22 in.
    Release DateApril, 2006
    MPN1130B001
    Product ID30041943

Product Description

The PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH sets a new standard. The first Digital ELPH equipped with Canon's Image Stabilizer technology, its sleek, tri-color body is loaded with high-end features that make taking great pictures more stylish and convenient than ever.

Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital Camera
Sample Images and Resources

The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS is a compact 6-megapixel digital camera, with a 2.5 inch color LCD, image stabilization, and a 4x Optical Zoom lens built into a sleek, tri-color body.

Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Studio Test Images
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User Reviews

Overall Rating:3
Value Rating:4
Submitted by barrybowen a Casual

Date Reviewed: October 7, 2011

Bottom Line:   
I have used this camera ans i would like to say that in increase my experience of photography. i highly recommended

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Duration Product Used:   0-1 years

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by PGAero a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: June 13, 2007

Strengths:    Size, battery life, view finder, image clarity.

Weaknesses:    Flash (only good for very close pictures with no variance in depth of field)

Lacks advanced manual controls.

Low-light, high ISO noise.


Bottom Line:   
Great little camera. I'm used to my film SLR for actually composing photographs. This camera takes great pictures, but no one's going to make a living using it. That said, it's not meant to do more than what it does very well, and that is take great pictures, and fit in your pocket. It's about the size of a deck of cards.



I like the view finder as it means that the display isn't necessary for extended trips without battery charging capabilities. (18 days on one battery, even with cold nights.)

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

Price Paid:    $275.00

Purchased At:   ButterflyPhoto.com

Similar Products Used:   SD450 (very nice)

Casio something-or-other... about the same size, and terrible pictures.


Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by spombe7 a Expert

Date Reviewed: May 11, 2007

Strengths:    Easy of use, IS, and size.

Weaknesses:    Lack of a wide angle lens for more creative use. No hand grip so it is strange to hold.

Bottom Line:   
This is an outstanding camera to carry around and to take beautiful pictures. It is small and fits easily into your pocket. The zoom lens is sharp and produce natural looking pictures. The IS works very well and the auto-focus locks on to the target quite quickly. These features make it very useful in low light conditions. The biggest downside is the lack of a wide angle lens (28mm), which will be wonderful for photographing street scenes in a PJ style. The meter has a tendency to overexpose. When photographing under bright sun, the flash must be set to ON in order to fire to remove shadows on the face of your subject. If the flash is set to Auto, strangely, it does not "automatically" do that, unlike many of my Nikon cameras. The camera has no really grip for the right hand and has too many very small buttons and control wheels that are hard to use.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $250.00

Similar Products Used:   Nikon D70s and Nikon Coolpix 5400.

Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Acadian a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: January 9, 2007

Strengths:    - slick looking with superior Canon build-quality
- Good size LCD
- Image quality
- fast power up time
- Fast focus
- awesome macro shots
- fast shooting time
- good battery life
- 4x zoom
- Custom My Colors


Weaknesses:    - price. Compared to other cameras the SD700IS was a bit pricey
- no battery meter on the LCD
- heavy when compared to other SDXXX models.
- No aperture-priority or shutter-priority modes (at time I wish i had the ability to use those modes...but these I was willing to live without)


Bottom Line:   
The best camera is the one you have WITH YOU. I wanted a camera that I would be able to carry with me everywhere. I also bike a lot and wanted something small enough to stash in the back pocket of my riding jersey.

So far I'm pleased with this camera and the quality of images it produces. First and foremost I wanted a point and shoot camera – something to take quick shots without having to do any manual settings in order to get a descent shot. This camera prevails!

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $430.00

Purchased At:   B&H

Similar Products Used:   SD600
S500
SD500


Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:3
Submitted by vespa55 a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: January 7, 2007

Strengths:    Great image quality. IS is very useful when zooming or taking pics in low light conditions. Menu interface is very easy to learn. Very sturdy. I've dropped my SD700IS so many times, it's a miracle that the LCD and camera are intact and still perform superbly.

Weaknesses:    No true Manual, Shutter, or Aperture mode. Very noisy once you go higher than ISO 400. Viewfinder is almost useless, you're better off just using the LCD to aim. It's just a little TOO expensive for a point and shoot. For almost $400, you could almost get an used entry level DSLR body.

Bottom Line:   
For a point and shoot camera, this is definitely worth having. The IS definitely helps when zooming or shooting in low light conditions. I try to avoid any ISO setting that is 800 or higher with the SD700IS. The noise levels become very obvious when you start using Auto High ISO mode. Nonetheless, this camera does not have a true "Manual" mode. You really can't pick an f-stop to tinker with depth of field when taking pictures. It truly is just that: a great point and shoot camera. The camera does most of the decision making for you in regards to f-stop, shutter speed, etc. etc. etc. The picture quality is superb.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy

Type of photography:   People



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