The battery compartment door has an interlock that prevents it from accidentally springing open. And you don’t want to apologize for the camera that took them. DIGIC III image processor just like the big boys Motion detection to adjust ISO for best exposure Facial detection for portraits and to confirm those smiles afterwards Good body design, easy to hold and lightweight Good color saturation Good indoor incandescent performance Good low-light performance Optical zoom goes to 4x Good Macro mode performance, capturing just 2 x 1. There are ten icons on this dial, but the first thing you will notice is the absence of what you would expect to be there. However, it could be that Canon has determined it’s more important for people to be able to set the ISO speed.

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Every time you click photo it gets blurred. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used. Dec 15, Canon Digital Ixus 4. The top panel holds the large Shutter button of the Canon A surrounded by a Zoom ring, the large Mode dial hanging slightly over the back edge, and the small Power button. The two remaining back-panel buttons are DISP and MENU, the former of which cycles through the various information screens in both Record and Playback, while the latter will, unsurprisingly, bring up the main menu screen in all shooting modes except Easy.


The Canon A is light enough for your pocket. The last pictograph marks the mode dedicated to capturing movie clips. For this sole purpose, cameras have been used at every celebration.

It’s what Auto is all about. Real glass, not plastic. Non-Canon brand powershoh and software that may be distributed with the Product are sold “as is” and without warranty of any kind by Canonincluding any implied warranty regarding merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and all such warranties are disclaimed.

Canon PowerShot A Digital Photography Review

Apart from the blooming highlight problem, the color is excellent and even the background is nicely blurred. Want to register this product?

But its prefocus lag in which you hold down the shutter button halfway before taking the shot was an above average 0. Warranty exchange ppowershot replacement does not extend the original warranty period of the Product. Easy is even more constrained, controlling everything except whether the flash fires automatically or is disabled.

PowerShot A580

Shipping began in March Especially like eye level viewfinder — main feature that attacted us to this model. Upload Menus Upload menu files with. Motion Detection Technology The advanced Digita Detection Technology works in the background to instantly evaluate how fast your subject is moving.


It’s still no action shooter but the speed is nothing to be ashamed of in the entry-level category. Finally, the Mode dial offers a Movie mode.

Canon PowerShot A580 8.0MP Digital Camera – Silver

You may also like. Flash cycling was a bit slow at So how does the inexpensive Canon A model compare to the rest of the digicams on the shelf? Canon Power Shot A is just a fantastic digital camera. No entry-level bargain camera is going to score highly on our comprehensive tests, but the Canon PowerShot A digifal to be pretty scrappy.

This data is estimated from Canon’s standard shooting conditions. Two AAs, an SD card and the plastic tripod socket. Use of parts or supplies other than those sold by Canon U. Image size per photo cannot exceed 10 Powershpt. But most important, the A has a face-detection-and-tracking system that worked as promised, keeping the selected face in focus even as the person moved among other people. Show less Show more. But after using ne Camra a grate camera.