A stylish 8 mega pixel camera with 4x optical zoom and a sharp LCD that displays absolutely sharp photographs - this is the Canon IXUS 950 IS; sure to delight all those who love to click away at every given opportunity. The suffix ‘IS’ stands for ‘Image Stabilization’. Though, it is slightly big to fit sleekly into your pocket, its smart design and stylish looks make up for that. It weighs around 165 grams and measures 90.4 x 56.5 x 26.4mm. The camera offers excellent picture taking options and provides sharp photos with rich color. Its easy-to-use features
The camera offers sharp focus, as you would expect from any other 8 mega-pixel camera and definitely does not disappoint. The colors are as rich as what you see in reality. The camera handles the balancing of the blue sky well and makes sure that focus is not lost. The longer zoom lens definitely produces visible changes in the photographs taken. Even when you zoom, the focus remains sharp and accurate, showing vivid details in the subject without blur. For those who like to shoot portraits, this camera will be a delight.
The unique Face Detection feature in the Canon IXUS 950 IS definitely helps when you are looking for sharper skin tones and not lose focus from the face when zooming. The flash is quite helpful when there is low light and it does not make the photos look too bright or artificial and provides lighting that is as good as natural. Though there is a slight degree of the occurrence of red eye, the red eye corrector tool comes in handy when you need to remove it. The sharpness and color details of the pictures taken are at par with excellence. The camera comes with a 32 MB SD card and one can easily click around 40 photographs.