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PowerShot S40

Average Customer Rating:
4.333 out of 5
4.3
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5
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3 out of 3(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for PowerShot S40
Review 1 for PowerShot S40
Nickname: Preach
Location: Atlanta, GA
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Professional or Expert
Product replacement: No

Very Dependable!

Overall Rating
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
Features
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
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:December 26, 2009
Pros: Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, durable, Bright LCD, Lightweight/Portable, Simple controls/menu, easy to use
Cons: Short battery life
I have been using this camera since 2000. It has seen Egypt, Kuwait, Dubai, Qatar, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Nearly ten years later, it is still as dependable today as is was then. It has helped me to serve my country well! Hooaahh!
1 of 2 people found this review helpful.
Review 2 for PowerShot S40
Nickname: Gritch
Location: Bascom, FL
Used this product for: more than 1 year
Expertise Level: Hobbyist/Enthusiast
Product replacement: Yes

Very nice camera

Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:June 14, 2009
Pros: easy to use, Simple controls/menu, Nice features/settings, excellent image quality, Good Low-Light Performance, Lightweight/Portable
Cons: Short battery life
I have had my PS40 for about 6 yrs and have loved it. Takes great photos and easy to use. My one complaint is that there is a 30 second limit on recording movies. I just try and and start it again as fast as I can so I don't miss anything. I loved the sliding cover to protect the lense but that has a draw back also. My husband dropped it in the sand and despite using a high speed blower to blow the sand out, some evidently got caught in the sliding cover and started scraping a track on the camera and eventually has clogged the sliding cover until I can hardly get it to open or close anymore. This is a significant problem since the sliding cover also starts the camera and opens the lens. So be very careful around the sand and always use the wrist strap!
4 of 5 people found this review helpful.
Review 3 for PowerShot S40
Nickname: Kat
Used this product for: 3 to 6 months
Expertise Level: Advanced Amateur
Product replacement: No

Nice little camera

Overall Rating
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Features
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Performance
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Price/Value
5 out of 5
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Quality
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Satisfaction
4 out of 5
4 out of 5
Date:December 31, 2008
Pros: easy to use, Simple controls/menu, Nice features/settings, Bright LCD, excellent image quality, good battery life, durable
Cons: Poor Low-Light Performance
I bought this camera and thought it wasn't going to be as great as the previous one I had which had more zoom to it. I was surprised by how well rounded it is for a camera, and especially loved the metal body. It's a little clunky but that's a small thing to getting great pictures. The only drawback is zooming in past the optical zoom range and into the digital zoom. The picture gets fuzzy.
4 of 6 people found this review helpful.
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