My canon has the highest mgpix, but only by 2 over the rest. Recently superceded by the A Don’t know about you, but I’m really miffed about this Users can select from a list of options, including quick access to the ISO or white balance settings, exposure compensation, face selection, and even my personal favorite a vertical shutter control for easier portrait orientation shooting. Want to register this product? Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

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If you’re in the market for an inexpensive, portable digital cameera that performs well, the PowerShot A definitely deserves consideration. Powerful slave flash, fired by the camera’s pre-flash.

The PowerShot A is also equipped for capturing movies with sound. We also noticed that cyans were shifted toward blue, a common trend among Canon digital cameras to produce more vibrant blue skies. Budget Compact Camera Group Test. And, aside from the top-mounted Shutter and Power buttons, that’s about it for camera controls. For example, Long Shutter mode is buried in the Function menu, as are the manual contrast and saturation settings.

The Canon A offers Motion Detection Technology, which automatically reduces blur by calculating subject movement and selecting the best exposure and ISO option, a good idea when photographing kids.


According to Canon, the Face Detection and Motion Detection systems work together in the background to produce optimum results. See all 4 options Collapse.

Canon PowerShot A470

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The A uses a 7. Very good detail in the mosaic pattern, with minimal noise suppression at ISO Environmental Parameters Min Operating Temperature. Details are crisp with lots of definition. When pre-focused, press to capture takes just under. Though you might not expect it at this price, the lowliest PowerShot A model packs in a custom set white balance option as well.

The A is a touch on the contrasty side of neutral, which promotes a bit of loss on both ends of the spectrum.

By contemporary standards, the latest A is heavy, bulky, bulbous, and dated looking. Though its surface is highly reflective and easily smudgedthe Canon A’s LCD fares pretty well in bright sunlight, though the camera does not offer a brightness adjustment.

It uses two AA batteries for power, so carry an extra couple of them with you. If a simple camera is all you want, all you need, or all you can afford, the A is an easy choice to feel good about. Still, many consumers find this to be a handy feature to have on hand. If the Product has had its serial number or dating altered or removed. Both the Auto and Manual modes keep the basic exposure under automatic control, but allow different levels of user control over other tools such as white balance and ISO.


For power, the PowerShot A uses two AA type batteries, and comes with a set of ordinary alkaline cells.

Add to this the Canon A’s great exposure and color handling, and a very low price and you have a classic bargain digital camera. Ultimately, much of what I said in a recent review powershof the functionally similar, comparably priced Nikon Coolpix L15 applies here as well.

Canon 6D Mark II. Sony, Nikon, HP, and the Canon. I always thought this camera should be much more expensive.