Samsung’s latest Android-powered camera packs in lots of versatility and sharing options, and a 21x optical zoom. But the camera sensor doesn’t deliver significantly better results than what you’ll get from a good smartphone.
Is this second-gen Android camera the best choice for a smartphone-like experience from a dedicated device
'The G12, which updates the acclaimed G11, is an option for those who want better pictures and better features than a less well specified compact will deliver, but don't actually want to go the whole hog and plump for a DSLR.'
'the camera is replete with advanced shooting features.'
'the SD500 is strong enough to earn Editors' Choice among ultracompact cameras.'
'Canon redesigns the SD500's compact outer shell.'
'The camera instantly matches the scene in front of the lens with an on board database of known scene types and then compares that information with the specific scene's subject distance, white balance, contrast range, lighting, and color (just before the image is recorded) to determine the best exposure.'