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Canon PowerShot D20

Camera Labs Recommended Ephotozine Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Recommended What Digital Camera Gold
A multi award winning compact camera with a gold award from one expert review website
Compact 12.1MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot D20 Review

With very good reviews but at over 3 years old, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot D20 number 803 across all digital cameras.
77
29 Reviews + 6 Awards
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Missing Some Features
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3 Years Old
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 40?

It has good expert reviews and good user reviews with an average overall rating of 77%, based on 29 reviews. This digital camera has received six awards including a "Recommended" award from PhotographyBlog.com plus three other sites and a "Gold" from What Digital Camera. Canon digital cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is easy to use, it is a good size and good picture quality.
The PowerShot D20 is missing some features:
Only 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution
Quite low megapixels sensor
Fairly large minimum aperture number

Canon PowerShot D20 Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon PowerShot D20?

The Canon PowerShot D20 is 112.3mm wide and 70.8mm tall. It is 28mm deep and weighs 205g.

Canon PowerShot D20 front dimensions

Canon PowerShot D20 size in context

Canon PowerShot D20 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Six Industry Awards

The experts at websites PhotographyBlog.com, Camera Labs, Ephotozine and Digitaltrends.com all concluded that they would recommend this camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Two additional expert review sites both thought that this Canon digital camera was very good. This digital camera received a "Gold" award from review website What Digital Camera and the editor of website Optyczne.pl gave it an "Editor's Choice" award and concluded it was excellent.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on 26 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, DP Review, Ephotozine and Expert Reviews this camera has an average expert rating of 72%.

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Excellent Brand

Based on 35,794 user and expert reviews (including 7,072 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

Three owners who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use.

  • A rugged camera absolutely must be super easy to use…
    Gizmodo.com July 2012
  • The camera is pleasant to use and has all the functions you'd expect from an underwater snapper these day…
  • It's easy to use and comes in a choice of three colours…
    CNET.co.uk May 2012

Users Report That it is a Good Size

Two owners who reviewed it wrote that it was a good body shape and two customers wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was compact.

  • Attractive body form with something more conventional in shape, although it still has some inexplicable curves…
    Brisbanetimes.com.au September 2012
  • Almost all of the main manufacturers have at least one waterproof and shockproof compact in their current model range…
    Itproportal.com February 2013
  • One of the fastest growing segments in the digital camera market is compact, rugged cameras…
  • Attractive body form with something more conventional in shape, although it…
    Smh.com.au September 2012

Users Report Good Picture Quality

Four people who purchased the product considered that it was able to produce good images.

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Two owners who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D20 thought it had a good lens.

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Two people agreed that the product had good features.

  • It still however has all the normal facilities and enhancements of a standard digital camera…
    Gadgetspeak.com September 2013
  • It's packed with such a great variety of features that those using it in aquatic environments can also make use o…
  • It's not quite scored full marks for its features.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot D20 said that it was good for video recording.

Users Report That it is Robust

15 people said in their reviews that this digital camera was strong and durable and four people who bought this digital camera agreed that it was good at resisting water ingress.

  • Last month we tested the best rugged, waterproof cameras…
    Gizmodo.com July 2012
  • By our count, there are no less than 15 new waterproof cameras in the 2012 model year…
    Reviewed.com June 2012
  • If you need a camera that is tough enough to withstand the odd knock…
  • It is waterproof to 10 metres…
    Brisbanetimes.com.au September 2012
  • Almost all of the main manufacturers have at least one waterproof and shockproof compact in their current model range…
    Itproportal.com February 2013
  • A rugged camera absolutely must be super easy to use…
    Gizmodo.com July 2012
  • The fact the rugged specs are slightly lower than all the other cameras on test, as well as its lethargic performance, means that although the end result is impressive…
    Macworld.com.au December 2012
  • One of the fastest growing segments in the digital camera market is compact, rugged cameras…
  • Slightly different to most Power Shot offerings as this is waterproof…
    Gadgetspeak.com September 2013
  • A rugged waterproof camera with dependable image…

Features

Only 4000 X 3000 Pixels Image Resolution

The highest image resolution of the Canon PowerShot D20 is 4000 x 3000 pixels. That's 25% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Quite Low Megapixels Sensor

The megapixels of the PowerShot D20 of only 12.1MP is in the lowest 17% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot D20's optical zoom of 5x is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 57% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1440 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the PowerShot D20 is 1440 x 1080 pixels. That's 25% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution.

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Fairly Large Minimum Aperture Number

The Canon PowerShot D20's minimum aperture number of 3.9 is in the largest 10% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot D20 has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Average ISO Sensitivity (max)

The ISO sensitivity (max) of the PowerShot D20 of 3,200 is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 40% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon PowerShot D20 of 0.000625s is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the fastest 55% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot D20 has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Weight

The Canon PowerShot D20's weight of 205g is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 48% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an HDMI Port

The PowerShot D20 has an HDMI port, which is unusual. 72% of digital cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Has a Shock Resistant

The Canon PowerShot D20 has a shock resistant, which is unusual. 96% of digital cameras do not have a shock resistant.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The PowerShot D20 features brightness adjustment, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Waterproof

The Canon PowerShot D20 is waterproof, which is unusual. 92% of digital cameras are not waterproof.

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Average Digital Zoom

The PowerShot D20's digital zoom of 4x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 69% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480|320 x 240 pixels, which is the most frequently supported resolution on digital cameras. A video resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels is equivalent to Full HD video. You will require a Full HD TV or better to appreciate this level of detail.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The PowerShot D20 supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Has an Orientation Sensor

The Canon PowerShot D20 has an orientation sensor, unlike 93% of digital cameras which do not have an orientation sensor.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot D20 of 3" is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 65% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Self-Timer

The PowerShot D20 has a self-timer. 83% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Average Waterproof Up to

The PowerShot D20's waterproof up to of 10m is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 56% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an External Flash Connector

The PowerShot D20 has an external flash connector. 87% of digital cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The PowerShot D20 features flash exposure compensation, unlike 80% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot D20 has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 90% of digital cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon PowerShot D20 supports custom colours. 94% of digital cameras do not support custom colours.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the PowerShot D20 of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 82% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4000 X 3000 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot D20 supports a maximum still image resolution of 4000 x 3000. That's 25% lower still image resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 4608 x 3456. This camera also supports still image resolutions of 4000 x 2664, 4000 x 2248, 2992 x 2992 plus 12 more values. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Dustproof

The Canon PowerShot D20 is dustproof, unlike 93% of cameras which are not dustproof.

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Shock Proof

The PowerShot D20 is shock proof. 97% of digital cameras are not shock proof.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot D20 in February 2014.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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Barcodes:

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