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Canon Powershot S90 Review

About Canon Powershot S90

The Canon Powershot S90 digital camera offers quite an impressive array of specifications to suit the needs of entry-level and veteran users. It utilizes a 10-megapixel sensor and DIGIC IV processing mechanism, which makes up the “High Sensitivity System” that powers this device. As a result, you can capture images with minimal noise and improve performance even on low lights. This same system is also employed with another Canon digital camera model, the G11.

With the RAW and RAW + JPEG shooting capacity, this digital camera from canon is able to capture RAW images better during post-processing. It also comes with a 3.8x Zoom lens with a quick f/2 aperture and a wide-angle coverage of up to 28mm.

The Canon Powershot S90 comes with a 3-inch 461K LCD screen that in itself offers maximum picture clarity for viewing your captured images. The s90 model is also equipped with multiple coatings to protect it against scratches and damage caused by dust. The body of the unit itself comes with a matte black finish and feels light and small against your hand. It therefore deliver classic look and styling fitting for a brand such as Canon. The overall build quality is solid  with the shooting mode dials and main buttons easily accessible.

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When it comes to the shooting modes, the Canon Powershot S90 model offers enough flexible options. You can opt for the “Auto” mode for beginners and it comes with an instant startup and highly responsive AF performance. Other shooting modes to choose from depending on the shooting situations or locations include Portrait, Landscape, Snow, and Fireworks, to name a few. Those who are skilled users can also explore with the photographic settings that include adjusting the shutter priority, aperture priority, and other manual settings.

Pro’s of Canon Powershot S90

*The build is solid and body is well designed for easy accessibility to common buttons and controls;

*Ideal for both entry-level and skilled users;

*It comes with slim styling to easily fit into your pocket without sacrificing firm grip;

*Image quality is the main appeal for this digital compact camera.

Con’s of Canon Powershot S90

*Faster continuous shooting speed stills runs at a leisurely pace;

*Lacks HD video recording capacity.

*complicated controls, especially new user may face difficulties

The Bottom Line

With the list of features that you can expect in this model, Canon Powershot S90 single-handedly raises itself as the greatest digital compact camera in the brand’s Powershot “S” series. And it does so in an impressive manner as it offers photographer-friendly specifications without compromising image quality.

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