The Canon PowerShot SD870 IS Digital ELPH camera is a compact point and shoot that offers a Canon Digic III Processor, Face Detection, 3.8x optical zoom, and Canon's optical image stabilizer. These features offer impressive features that make shooting simple and convenient. The 8.0 MP CCD sensor offers clear and crisp images with beautiful results each time. All images are reviewed on the 3.0" LCD to provide the perfect image of each scene. Various white balance and shooting modes offer the user clear choices about how each image can be shot and how the images will look.