We've collated all the key information on Canon digital cameras in this handy guide. We've analysed over 130,000 user and expert reviews and over 4,300 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 digital cameras to impartially compare each digital camera brand.
Canon are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras. Their digital cameras start at £36 for the PowerShot S120 which has a weight of 217g, an optical zoom of 5x and is a compact digital camera and go up to £4,199 for the EOS R5 which has a weight of 650g, an optical zoom of §x and is a mirrorless digital camera. The average price of a new Canon digital camera is £511.
Canon are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and award winning digital cameras.
Is Canon the Best Digital Camera Brand?
So are Canon digital cameras any good? We give every digital camera a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all digital cameras we are able to impartially rank all the digital camera brands.
Canon is ranked the No. 1 best digital camera brand.
Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Canon is the actually best digital camera brand out there.
Let's look at how Canon digital cameras compare to the other digital camera brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.
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Canon Digital Cameras
There's a wide selection of Canon digital cameras available compared to other digital camera brands, with over 80 Canon digital cameras currently on the market in the UK. At an average purchase price of £511, Canon digital cameras also tend to be cheaper than most other digital camera brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers.
The average review score for a Canon digital camera is 85%.
Canon have better reviews than the typical digital camera brand, with the average rating of a Canon digital camera being 85%. Canon have a number of great features including rechargeable battery which sets them apart from the competition.
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price £554
Price Distribution of All Digital Cameras
No. Of Digital Cameras
Average Price £511
Price Distribution of Canon Digital Cameras
What Do the Canon Digital Camera Reviews Say?
We've added up all the reviews for every Canon digital camera to work out the average distribution of reviews for Canon and then compared this to the other digital camera brands.
Canon has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its digital cameras than most other brands.
Over 90% of expert reviews and 91% of user reviews for Canon digital cameras are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% and 88% respectively across all Digital Camera brands.
Purchasers of Canon digital cameras frequently mentioned that the product was good quality, easy to use and takes good landscape photos. Their digital cameras have also won 950+ awards.
In the table below we compare the average review score given to Canon digital cameras by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other digital camera brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.
How Many Industry Awards Have Canon Digital Cameras Received?
After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 954 industry awards for Canon digital cameras. This means that Canon has more awards for its digital cameras than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Canon to other popular digital camera brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.
Canon has more awards for its digital cameras than any other brand.
We checked over 130,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Canon digital cameras. over 3,000 of these reviews mention reliability of which 90% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Canon digital camera owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.
90% of reviewers think Canon digital cameras are reliable.
So, most people think that Canon digital cameras are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Canon digital cameras that mention reliability:
the end result is a sturdy
built in Wi-Fi
has very good build quality
built in WiFi
large rugged camera with a sharp lens
Canon PowerShot D20 review The Canon PowerShot D20 is a rugged waterproof camera designed for use outdoors in the kind of environmental conditions you'd hesitate to take a conventional camera
robust Bad points Sound on video is mono-only
A rugged waterproof camera with dependable image
The new camera is well-built
PDN is a member of the Technical Image Press Association which has contracted with Image Engineering to perform detailed lab tests of digital cameras
Its well-built body offers three dials
The Canon Powershot D20 is a rugged
a nifty feat of engineering
The PowerShot D20 is Canon's second entry into the waterproof/rugged camera space where it joins offerings from the likes of Pentax
waterproof digital compact cameras
Outstanding compactCanon has broken with the top quality compact mob with the S100
autofocus performance isn't up to scratch
I was broke
Canon have broken new ground with the PowerShot SX50 HS - as the name suggests
Canon’s PowerShot D10 is certainly not the first waterproof
Its build quality could be better
The Canon EOS 80D takes almost everything that was missing or not quite up to scratch in the already impressive 70D
it's very plasticky
isn't the fastest tough camera that we've tested
it’s very plasticky
Poor Build Quality
honestly it is very hard force myself to use it as this takes such good photo's Can't comment on the reliability issues faced by some reviewers here
The build quality on the M6 feels a lot more plasticky than the M
We did explain that the unit's waterproofing was defective
Features to Look Out For On Canon Digital Cameras
There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Canon digital cameras that set them apart from the competition. These include rechargeable battery.
Canon Rechargeable Battery
A rechargable battery means tht the battery pack in the camera can be recharged, meaning no need to constantly replace them with other batteries.