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PowerShot S80

Average Customer Rating:
4.667 out of 5
4.7
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4 out of 6(67%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for PowerShot S80
Review 1 for PowerShot S80
Nickname: scrtzn
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Product replacement: Yes

Around the World

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
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Performance
5 out of 5
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Price/Value
4 out of 5
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Quality
5 out of 5
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Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:June 13, 2010
Pros: Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, durable, Lightweight/Portable, Simple controls/menu, easy to use, many extra accessories
Cons: Dim LCD, short battery life if lcd left on
From Virginia to Portugal, France, Italy, Cyprus, Dubai, and Bahrain, this camera has taken all of my memories for years of traveling while in the US Navy and never failed its high quality ahead of its time (5 years ownership). It has so many features and qualities of a professional camera in a pocket size, that in the hands of someone who knows how to make use of manual focusing, apertures, or timed shutters, it beats carrying a large neck straining camera through Rome or desert off-road trips. The LCD screen's mediocre quality does NOT compromise it's actual photo clarity, so I can't complain.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for PowerShot S80
Nickname: Anonymous
Location: Covington, KY
Used this product for: 6 to 12 months
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Product replacement: No

Used

Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Performance
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Price/Value
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Quality
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Satisfaction
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:January 14, 2010
Pros: Nice features/settings, durable, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, Simple controls/menu, easy to use
Cons: Poor Low-Light Performance
I purchased the camera used on a popular auction site. It has some visible damage so my experience may not reflect the camera in new condition.
(-) Very grainy in low light. No battery meter except moments before it is dead. Does not take more that 2 gb sd card. Firmware update may be good for the product.
(+) Many great features: manual focus, pretty intuitive, nice charger included. interesting on/off slide design, macro like feature to name a few. video is good.
1 of 1 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for PowerShot S80
Nickname: WOJTAS
Location: New York, NY
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Casual User
Product replacement: No

Best Purchase

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
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Performance
5 out of 5
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Price/Value
5 out of 5
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Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:December 13, 2009
Pros: good battery life, Good Low-Light Performance, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, easy to use
I got this s80 in 2005 and remember i wait for s80 2.5 month to get one.I took many pictures in Europa still is good camera. This 80s camera is much better what ever they make now. Some company make so fast cameras they do not put good stuff like light or features. I have 4000 or more pictures with s80 they very high. I still will do more pictures and love this s80. I think next 3 or 4 years will be good cameras then 2012 or 2014 will be new technology 8MegaPixle will old then i think 8MP still is top camera 10 12 MP features need to be fix will few years.
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 4 for PowerShot S80
Nickname: JMV
Location: LC,CA
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Product replacement: Yes

Wonderful camera

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
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Performance
5 out of 5
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Price/Value
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:March 22, 2009
Pros: easy to use, Simple controls/menu, Bright LCD, excellent image quality, good battery life, durable
I have had my S80 for four years and I am still very happy with my purchase. From day one it has taken outstanding photos. (It has survived a couple of drops too.) Last year I purchased the Canon water housing for underwater photography and it has been excellent as well. If you can get past the slightly larger size, this one is for you.
8 of 9 people found this review helpful.
Review 5 for PowerShot S80
Nickname: me100finn
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Product replacement: No

Best "Pocket" camera ever!

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
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Features
5 out of 5
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Performance
5 out of 5
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Price/Value
5 out of 5
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Quality
5 out of 5
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Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:December 19, 2008
Pros: easy to use, Simple controls/menu, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, Good Low-Light Performance
Cons: Heavy/Bulky, sliding door is "slow" to turn off
I keep this baby in my pocketbook or bag wherever I go to capture high quality images AND/OR video any time. It has never failed me! I love this camera. The features are too numerous to use most often - but the stitching images to make a pano is great. The video options are fun too! I havent even begun to use all the color options! The price on this camera has come down and they're hard to find - you wont be disappointed if you have this one. A bit heavy for a pocket camera, but worth its weight.
10 of 10 people found this review helpful.
Review 6 for PowerShot S80
Nickname: DANI

Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
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Performance
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Price/Value
5 out of 5
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Quality
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Satisfaction
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Date:October 28, 2008
THIS CAMERA HAS TAKEN SPECTACULAR PICTURES OF FOLIAGE.
3 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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