Canon Digital IXUS 850IS review

Full specification for Canon IXUS 850 IS

Sensor 7.1MP effective, 1/2.5in CCD
Lens 4.6-17.3mm (28-105mm) f/2.8-5.8
LCD 2.5in LCD with 207,000 pixels + viewfinder
File Formats JPEG
Shutter Speeds 15-1/1600sec
Exposure Modes Auto, manual, 10Sc, Mov
Metering System Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)
ISO Range Auto, 80-1600
White Balance TTL Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Flash Modes 4.0m (W) / 2.0m (T)
Memory Card SD
Connectivity USB 2.0
Power Li-ion cell
Dimensions 89.5 x 58 x 25mm
Weight 150g
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Manufacturer website: Canon

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Design 19/20
Image Quality 16/20
Performance 18/20
Value 17/20
Features 18/20
Overall Score 88%