Canon PowerShot S70 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

Nov 1, 2010
Outside Magazine
Canon PowerShot S70 - Digital Cameras: Reviews

   Photo: Mark Wiens

DAY TRIPPERCanon engineered this 7.1-megapixel, brushed-aluminum jobbie for road warriors. Why? Its retractable, extra-wide, 28–100mm (film equivalent) zoom lens nails broad outdoor landscapes. In Punta de Mita, Mexico, I immortalized sweeping beach vistas—from the locals slicing open fresh coconuts under palapas to the surfers riding the point break—that would have been impossible with most of the Canon's compact cousins.

Bonus: Extend battery life on long trips by switching off the LCD screen.

Bummer: In low-light conditions, the autofocus at times struggled to lock in on my subject.

Filed To: Men's, Digital Cameras

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