Canon's range of Ixus digital cameras has been highly successful for a very long time now. And not surprisingly so, either: they generally do a very good job in blending style, compactness, usability and range of features. However, this is where it all began, way back in the ... Read review
Very small, good build quality, historical interest for collectors
Poor battery life, photo quality is only adequate, stuck at ISO 100
"...that with the original model Canon began as they meant to go on. It manages the typical Ixus trick of feeling both solid and light, and that's always pleasing. This makes it a genuine pocket camera, since you won't worry that it's going to fall to bits the moment you bump it about a little bit. The lens cover helps on that score, too; in 2000 it was still not taken for granted that you'd have an automatic one.
== Lens and LCD ==
The lens on the ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
Canon Digital IXUS camcorder is one of the most beautiful digital cameras in the world. This credit card-sized 2.11-megapixel camera is the perfect marriage of functionality and design, a state-of-art extravagant combination of steel and chrome. The camcorder features a sophisticated double-zoom lens with three focusing points to calculate both the right focus and exposure, and capture everything from wide-angle landscapes to close-up portrait shots in stunning detail. Being combined with additional digital teleconverter, IXUS can offer you an 8x zoom.Digital IXUS allows you to use the exceptionally bright LCD monitor for previewing the shots, and, besides, it gives you an option of Stitch Assist mode, which will help you to line up the images and effortlessly merge a sequence of shots into a single seamless panoramic image. You can operate the camera with the help of a multi-language operating menu, and as for the computer connectivity, it can be performed as easily as possible - you just need to connect the USB connectors and the appropriate software auto starts and is instantly ready for image transfer.