"Cheapest Canon camera w/latest technology"4.5 starson by wtmathew
Pros: Easy to hold while taking pictures; amazing focus
Cons: Doesn't have image stabilization
Summary: I've used both Canon & Sony cameras/camcorders, & feel Canon has a higher quality product. The face detecting technology is amazing! The pictures I've taken are very sharp. The camera, although boxy, is well-designed, so it could be easily held with one hand to take pictures. The only downside is that this model doesn't have the image stabilization as the SD800 IS. Unless you are willing to spend an additional $100 for the SD800 IS, the SD1000 is the way to go!