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It is modelled after the ELPH design and is meant to provide high-quality performance with a compact body and size.

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Pros

Great picture quality

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Assignable button on the back can be set to any one of several built-in functions

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Great price. Price drop since newer ones are out that aren't really better

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Hookup directly to computer via USB cable (no cradle)

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Simple to use. Minimalist design and UI

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Very fast startup time and time between shots because of DIGIC III

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Excellent form factor. Nice size, pocketable, big shutter button, nice metallic finish. Like a deck of cards

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Videos are recorded in AVI format

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Removable battery charges outside the camera so you can buy a spare

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Face detect for focus, white-balance, exposure

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Uses SD/SDHC, MMC cards for storage.

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VGA video recording at 640 x 480 30 fps (however, it's MJPEG..see cons)

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Cons

Picture quality doesn't look good when hooked up to TV via RCA cable

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Sound quality isn't the best in video mode

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MJPEG video compression instead of better MPEG4 that cameras are moving to

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Smaller 2.5 LCD screen. Other models have 3.0"

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No HD video recording or even widescreen 16:9 video format

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The Canon Powershot SD770 IS is modelled after the ELPH design and is meant to provide high-quality performance with a compact body and size. It features a 10 megapixel CCD and a 3x optical image-stabilized zoom along with Face Detection, Red Eye Detection and Motion Detection technology for reducing blur and capturing accurate colour. The Powershot SD770 IS is also equipped with a 2.5-inch PureColour LCD II screen and can export images to a variety of standard external memory cards.

Features:
  • Compact design (modelled after Canon ELPH Series)
  • 10 megapixel CCD
  • 3x optical image-stabilized zoom
  • Face Detection, Red Eye Detection and Motion Detection technology
  • 2.5-inch PureColour LCD II screen
  • Compatible with SD/SDHC and MMC/MMC Plus/HC MMC Plus memory cards
Post Review
Erik
10/26/2008 09:29

Just picked this up for $200 at the local Futureshop along with a $20 8GB Class 6 SD card (from Canada Computers). It's a very good price for a sweet little point and shoot. I'll post more after I play around with it a bit.

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