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Canon PowerShot SD4500 IS

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  • Compact for a high-zoom camera
  • Great modes for high-speed shooting
  • Extremely easy to use
  • Creative modes that mimic tilt-shift, isolate colors
  • Good macro performance


  • Disappointing image quality
  • Maximum aperture is f/3.4
  • No manual controls for shutter and aperture
  • Lens skimps on the wide-angle end (36mm)
  • Overpowering built-in flash
  • Slow start-up-to-first-shot time
  • Poor battery life

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