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Canon PowerShot D10 Above 10 Megapixel

2.78 star rating
                      2.78 / 5 (9 Reviews)
MSRP : $254.95

  • Weight0.42 lb.
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Resolution12.7 Megapixel
    Optical Zoom3x
    Camera TypeStandard Point and Shoot
    Proofing FeaturesShockproof • Waterproof • Freezeproof
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens35 - 105 mm
    Digital Zoom4x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focus Range12 in. to Infinity (w)
    Macro Focus Range1.2 - 19.2 in. (w) / 12 - 19.2 in. (t)
    Focal Length6.2 - 18.6 mm
    Camera Resolution12.7 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 3264 x 2448 • 2592 x 1944 • 1600 x 1200 • 4000 x 3000 • 4000 x 2248
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 • 640 x 480 (VGA)
    Video Speed30 fps
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Video FormatQuickTime
    Aperture Rangef2.8/f4.9 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed1/1500 - 15 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset) • Underwater (Preset)
    Frames Per Second1.1 Frames
    Memory TypeBuilt-in • Multimedia Card • SD Card • SDHC Card
    Compression ModesFine • Normal
    Compression TypeJPEG • EXIF 2.2 • DPOF 1.1
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600 • 80
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync • Forced On
    ViewfinderWithout Viewfinder
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    LCD Panel Size2.5 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWith LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
    Battery Life220 Images
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Operating SystemApple Mac OS 8 • Apple Mac OS 9 • Apple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows 2000 • Microsoft Windows 98SE • Microsoft Windows ME • Microsoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows Vista • Apple Mac OS X 10
    Width4.08 in.
    Depth1.92 in.
    Height2.63 in.
    Warranty1 Year
    Family LineCanon PowerShot
    Included AccessoriesSoftware • USB Cable • Driver • Battery Charger • Strap • AV Cable • Battery Pack
    Release DateMay, 2009
    Product ID82825666

Product Description

For those with a taste for adventure, there's a camera as bold as the active life you lead. It's the Canon PowerShot D10. Waterproof, freezeproof and shockproof; it's tough enough to take what you dish out. Plus it's got all the high performance features you expect from a Canon digital camera. You've got 12.1 megapixels of resolution plus all of Canon's powerful, state-of-the-art imaging technologies so you can capture your epic experiences in breathtaking color and awesome detail.

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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Tiki a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: April 7, 2011

Strengths:    Rugged, versatile, and underwater of course.

Weaknesses:    Bulky.

Bottom Line:   
Bought the camera over 1 year ago to use in our newly built pool. It has worked flawlessly and provided several great looking and surprisingly perfectly exposed pictures. Neighbors borrowed the camera to take some pictures snorkeling in the Florida Keys (Salt water) with good results. It’s been banged around and has a few scratches, but continues to work great. No issues here. Never taken it below 2 meters (6 feet).

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $339.00

Purchased At:   DELL

Similar Products Used:   None.

Type of photography:   Outdoor

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

Date Reviewed: July 12, 2010

Strengths:    Good quality pictures specially under water. I wont say it take professional underwater shot, but good enough to brag about.
Rugged, my son dropped it twice and nothing happened to it.

Weaknesses:    No manual nor A mode, kinda sucks, bit grainy indoors. no cover for the front lens element, though it looks like a submarine window.

Bottom Line:   
Outstanding little camera. Easy to schlep around, feels good in hands. Takes good pictures outside or underwater. Also take quick time videos.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Purchased At:   Canoga Camera

Similar Products Used:   Casio

Type of photography:   People

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Weskus a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: May 8, 2010

Strengths:    Looks Good

Weaknesses:    Leaks

Bottom Line:   
I purchased a Canon D10 on ebay from Hot Digital USA. This camera is rated to 10 meters underwater. It is endorsed by most diving organizations and diving magazines, internationally. I purchased this camera brand new and on first use it leaked in one meter of water.
I have been to canon, written emails to customer care, canon SA and canon America. The response is pathetic as not to be expected from a 'professional global company. I have invoices and all necessary documentation and see no reason why this camera is not immediately replaced.
I thought I was dealing with a reputable company and am deeply disappointed in their response (or lack thereof!).
That their camera is not tested and should leak in the first case is wrong, their response to this is criminal.

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Duration Product Used:   6-10 years

Price Paid:    $350.00

Purchased At:   Hot Digital

Type of photography:   Other

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

Date Reviewed: April 23, 2010

Strengths:    Ease of use
Image quality

Weaknesses:    Battery life is a bit short
RAW format would be nice

Bottom Line:   
Purchased this camera to use snorkelling and have used it about six times so far without any problems. Having said that I did meet someone while on holiday who had experienced a leak with the same model.

I'm pretty careful about rinsing the camera in fresh water (immersion for at least an hour), allowing plenty of time for it to then dry, and checking the seals before closing. I appreciate this may not always be possible if for some reason (eg battery swap) it's necessary to open the camera.

Quite easy to use once familiar with the controls. I assigned the movie function to the print button which made it very easy to switch modes while underwater.

Image quality is good but as with all underwater photography, the less distance from camera to subject the better. I managed to get some macro shots that I was quite happy with.

Enabling the grid lines on the LCD is very helpful with framing subjects.

RAW capability would be useful but it's quite easy to adjust colors in an image editing program.

Movie quality is acceptable but obviously not HD. Think of this as a bonus feature rather than the main reason for buying this camera.

Battery life is a bit short in my opinion. While I haven't checked this closely, I seem to get about two hours out of a charged battery - primarily still images but some movies plus image/movie review. I'd be careful when changing the battery if the camera hasn't had a chance to dry out (after freshwater immersion).

I used it with a 16GB memory card and never had a problem with running out of storage space.

This isn't a camera for 'serious' underwater photographers but can nonetheless provide some quite good quality images.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Type of photography:   Outdoor

Overall Rating:1
Value Rating:1
Submitted by Chinky a Casual

Date Reviewed: April 22, 2010

Strengths:    It takes good shots and videos and sounds for video is clear, user friendly and a lot of great features/settings. Cool and unique shape (like a submarine) and color, big lcd screen for viewing.

Weaknesses:    Too bulky to carry around and disappointingly unwarranted waterproof feature.

Bottom Line:   
I should have read the reviews before final ly deciding to purchase the product. This would have been a big help as these are firsthand experience from the users, rather than just relying on the product specifications/details and claims from the company.

I just find it really absurd to have a waterproof, shatterproof, freezeproof camera (up to a certain feet), and not have a warranty for it. This would be reasonable if it was used beyond the product specifications as to how deep it could be submerged in water and how high it can drop from. I never used the camera deeper than 5 feet and it never dropped higher than 1 meter but my camera's lcd screen does not show any display anymore, just a blank white screen when turned on. Water droplets seeped thru the (suppossedly waterproof camera) lens and the lcd screen which took more than a week to dry out.

Our family went home to my hometown for a 2-week vacation and went swimming twice at the beach and once in a cold spring pool. For those 3 times, the camera was not submerged longer than one minute. We only submerge it in the water when a shot will be taken. After the second swim we had, the shots started to get blurry. It lost it's display on the lcd in the middle of our 3rd swim in the cold spring pool. The water was not even freezing, it was just plain cold. I guess it is the frequency of use in water that made it leak... 3x in a span of 2 weeks as compared to when I use it previously where it would be used in one ocassion in water and then be used again after 2 or three months. I don't think it was stated in the manual that it should not be used consecutively in water.

The only good thing about it is that it can still take shots but you would not be able to view the shot taken or change the settings as you could not view anything on the screen.

I will be taking the camera to a Canon Service Center here in the Philippines to see whatever warranty I could claim for it and have it fixed in time for our next swim on May 7. I really hope it could still be fixed as I have only used it for 10 months and it wouldn't be value for my money. I wouldn't be upset if this happened after 3 to 5 years of use and not to a prestigious brand as Canon but it has been less than a year and it is a brand trusted by most consumers like me.

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Duration Product Used:   11-20 years

Price Paid:    $610.00

Purchased At:   Bally Photo Electron

Similar Products Used:   Olympus waterproof camera (borrowed from my collegue)...which is already 4 years old but is still in great shape and function.

Type of photography:   People

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