Home | Reviews | Cameras | Digital Cameras | 8 to 10 Megapixel | Canon

Canon PowerShot SD880 IS 8 to 10 Megapixel

2 star rating
                      2 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $299.99

  • Product ID72361262
    Depth0.93 in.
    Width3.69 in.
    Height2.24 in.
    Memory TypeMultimedia Card • SD Card • SDHC Card
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
    Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Hand Strap • 32 MB Memory Card • Battery Charger • AV Cable • Li-Ion Rechargable Battery
    Release DateOctober, 2008
    Weight0.34 lb.
    Operating SystemApple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows Vista
    Optical Zoom4x
    Battery Life310 Images
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    Camera Resolution10.3 Megapixel
    Aperture Rangef2.8/f5.8 (w/t)
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600 • 80
    ViewfinderWithout Viewfinder
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Video Resolutions640 x 480 (VGA) • 320 x 240
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset)
    Video FormatQuickTime
    Family LineCanon PowerShot
    Resolution10.3 Megapixel
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    Shutter Speed1/60 - 1/1600 sec
    Digital Zoom4x
    Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal
    Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
    Video Speed30 fps
    Camera TypeCompact
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Frames Per Second1.4 Frames
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Compression TypeJPEG • EXIF 2.2 • DPOF 1.1 • DCF
    35mm Zoom Lens28 - 112 mm
    File Size (High Res.)4.33 MB (30 images on 128MB card)
    Focal Length5 - 20 mm
    LCD Panel Size3 in.
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 2816 x 2112 • 2272 x 1704 • 1600 x 1200 • 3648 x 2736 • 3648 x 2048
    Focus Range19.2 in. to Infinity (w)
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync • Manual
    Macro Focus Range0.8 - 19.2 in. (w) / 12 - 19.2 in. (t)
    LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    File Size (Low Res.)0.08 MB (about 1,600 images on 128MB card)

Product Description

It's so easy to capture the magic of every moment when the 10.0 megapixel SD880 IS Digital ELPH comes along for the ride. There's a terrific sense of creative options for your photographic sense with a wide range of shooting modes and a wide-angle 28mm lens - all because your camera sees the world without limits. Of course, it's a stylish point of view from a camera that merges up-to-the-moment performance with the art of impeccable design.

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

User Reviews

Overall Rating:2
Value Rating:2
Submitted by Tom a Expert

Date Reviewed: June 25, 2009

Strengths:    Wide angle capability is very useful

Weaknesses:    General poor picture quality.
Controls and menu system were IMO counterintuitive

Bottom Line:   
This camera produced disappointing images. They were unsharp (with or without image stabilization turned on), the colors were inaccurate, and despite efforts to improve things in Photoshop, the pictures remained crappy. At first I thought it was due to the fact that is a tiny camera with a tiny sensor (I was used to using DSLRs). But then the camera was stolen (a fortunate event!), and I replaced it with a Sony DSC-W290, which made MUCH sharper photos with better color reproduction. By comparison, the Canon SD880 is quite poor.

Expand full review >>

Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Reviews 1 - 1 (1 Reviews Total)

Review Options:  Sorted by Latest Review | Sort by Best Rating

Holiday Gift Guide 2013

Check out our holiday gift suggestions for these categories!

See All Holiday Gift Guide coverage - Click Here »


PhotographyReview Videos