'Canon's PowerShot S95 reaches the current upper limit of image quality in pocket-sized digital cameras—that's why it wins our Editors' Choice for the category.'
'Canon's PowerShot S95 is a compact digital camera that's perfect for travellers or even photography enthusiasts who want a small camera with manual controls.'
'most ingenious camera controls'
'the S95 is very, very small.'
'But, aside from a few other minor criticisms, the S90 is a first-rate compact camera for advanced amateurs.
'Having lived with the S90 for a couple of weeks, that special impression is still with us - it's a magnificent compact camera. '
'The PowerShot S90 IS is a definite contender for ye olde camera of the year. '
'The S10 had more features, better construction and better image quality than Canon's other small digital cameras. '
'bright and clear to use, but with 115k pixels looks much coarser than the S5 IS's screen.'
'I found the camera and controls nicely fit my medium-sized hand'
'I was able to take 16 shots before the card was full.'
'ISO 1,600 images are rough at 5x7, with very grainy shadows, and a more pointillist painting feel throughout, which doesn't get much better at 4x6.'
'This camera is basically a very solid point-and-shooter, producing great shots in good light but noisy ones in low-light '
'The SX1 IS is a great camera for those who don't want the bulk of an SLR but desire the flexibility of different shooting modes and customisable options, with a long lens.'
'We actually dropped the Canon PowerShot SX1 IS right after unboxing it and the camera emerged unscathed by the hardwood floor. '
'The SX1 IS produced generally good results and is a pleasant camera to use.'
'Camera body seems a bit chunky.'
'Excellent overall performance.'
'The camera was comfortable to operate and easy to use, thanks to its familiar button layout and simple menu system. '
'reasonably fast camera'
'The 10-megapixel camera has as solid feature set for a novice photographer who's ready to move beyond snapping photos in automatic mode.'
' The Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS is an affordable pocket camera with an interesting variety of shooting modes, excellent image quality, and optical image stabilisation.
'solid overall design'
'the SD890 is fairly responsive.'
'ultimately not as satisfying--compact point-and-shoot.'
'most unique looking SD camera'
'Ergonomics are generally good.'
'the camera remains stylish and functional.'
'The camera's also speedy.'
'Nearly every Canon compact camera we've tested recently has merited a high rating.'
'On the other side of the SD790 you'll find its I/O ports'
'A novice to digital cameras can leave the camera on "auto" and expect to produce technically good images virtually all the time.'
'The PowerShot S-series cameras have been some of my favorite ultra zoom cameras on the market'
'borderline performance issues'
'MacBeth Chart: This is about as common a color standard as you can get these days, very widely available for only mildly exorbitant cost, and quite well controlled in its production'
'slim, stylish camera body'
'high sensitivity 10.0 mega pixel sensor'