As part of our image quality testing for the Canon Powershot SX30 IS, we've shot our resolution chart.

If you view our crops of the resolution chart's central section at 100% (or Actual Pixels) you will see that, for example, at ISO 100 the Canon Powershot SX30 IS is capable of resolving up to around 20 (line widths per picture height x100) in its highest quality JPEG files.

Examining images of the chart taken at each sensitivity setting reveals the following resolution scores in line widths per picture height x100:

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 100
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 100

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 80
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 80

ISO 80, score: 22 (see full image)

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 100
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 100

ISO 100, score: 20 (see full image)

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 200
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 200

ISO 200, score: 20 (see full image)

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 400
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 400

ISO 400, score: 20 (see full image)

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 800
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 800

ISO 800, score: 18 (see full image)

Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 1600
Canon powershot sx30 is resolutuion iso 1600

ISO 1600, score: 16 (see full image)