Flash Off • Auto Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync
With LCD Panel
LCD Panel Size
LCD Screen Resolution
LCD Protected Position
Without LCD Protected Position
Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery
2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
With Built-in Microphone
USB Cable • Battery Charger • Strap • AV Cable
Chiseled edges with a subtle gleam give this PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH distinctive sculptural appeal. Just as attractive are its high-end specifications, including 10 megapixels of resolution plus Face Detection and Motion Detection Technology that delivers the ultimate in crisp, clear, amazingly detailed images. Prepare to be transfixed by the view from the camera's 3.0-inch PureColor LCD II screen. With rich, accurate color and superb clarity, the screen is easy to view at wide angles too - perfect for gathering a group around to see your images.
Strengths: Excellent pictures that are large enough to crop and still have good printed results.
Many, many features and a large detailed menu, exerything you need.
Small light and easy to carry.
Battery seems to last a long time.
Weaknesses: Many, many features and a large detailed menu. I know I also said this is a strength, but this camera has so much you could take a month learning how to use all the features for best results. My hobby isn't cameras, so I mostly use auto.
Excellent camera. It's small and easy to carry around in a pocket or a camera bag on your belt. I have it set on automatic and the shots are great.
My hobby is RC airplanes and I take pictures of planes and pilots. I do a lot of flying myself, so a large SLR is impractical to carry around and hard to watch while I am flying.
The Canon 790 is my 4th digital camera and my first pocket sized one. It is handy and I love the large LCD. It doesn't have a through the lens view finder so it is harder to get good shots of planes in the air, but at the largest size, I can crop for some nice results.
The menus are different from my previous Panasonic and Sony so I have that learning curve. Once you find what you want a couple of times, it becomes pretty easy, just diffrent from the other cameras.
I have fairly large hands and I haven't had any trouble holding it or shooting pictures. I do use the wrist strap all the time.
This is my first Canon and I can see why they are best sellers.