Canon Powershot SD770 IS Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 10 Megapixels
  • 3x optical zoom / 4x digital zoom
  • Face detection auto-focus
  • Lens-shift Image Stabilization
  • Movie mode with sound
  • JPEG file format
  • ISO 80-1600
  • Auto and manual exposure
  • 2.5-inch LCD monitor
  • Secure Digital card storage (32MB card included)
  • Lithium-ion battery
  • Release Date: 2008-03-13
  • Final Grade: 81 B

B

Canon Powershot SD770 IS
10 Megapixels; 3x optical zoom / 4x digital zoom; Face detection auto-focus; Lens-shift Image Stabilization; Movie mode with sound; JPEG file format; ISO 80-1600; Auto and manual exposure; 2.5-inch LCD monitor; Secure Digital card storage (32MB card included); Lithium-ion battery
By , Last updated on: 8/21/2014

The SD770 is a few years old. Take a look at a newer model instead, like the SD1300. Here's what we had to say about the 770 when it was released in March 2008:

Like the SD790 IS, the SD770 IS couples a 10-megapixel sensor with lens-shift image stabilization, providing for crisp, highly detailed images that will satisfy even the most discerning users. The SD770 IS will save you a little cash too, provided you can handle the 2.5-inch LCD screen (instead of the SD790's 3-inch LCD) and the average 3x optical zoom (instead of the SD890's 5x).

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