AA-size Alkaline Battery , approx. Talk me out of sending back my Christmas present. Javascript is disabled in this browser. In addition to the 4x optical zoom, the PowerShot A IS features another 4x of digital zoom, which does a decent job of maintaining image quality despite the digital enlargement. Provides AC power to the camera.

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Canon PowerShot A590 IS Review

One of the few digital cameras that has view finder, sd card input, telephoto, and replaceable AA batteries; and multiple photo taking options; love those simple but useful features. Brand new, never used or even taken out of the box! Similar to other Canon PowerShot models, the A IS features a straightforward user interface that’s simple to navigate.

In addition, Face Detection AE adjusts exposure and flash settings to ensure proper illumination of both the faces and the overall scene, eliminating the common problem of darkened or overexposed faces, and Face Detection Caon means the camera concentrates upon faces when calculating white balance for the best possible skin tones. The A IS features an optically stabilized 4x Canon zoom lens, with an equivalent range of mm. This is an entry level compact digital camera, and oh how the industry has improved in such a short time.

The Canon PowerShot A IS is a good all-around digital camera, capable enough to perform well cxnon most shooting conditions.


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This limited warranty shall only apply if the Product is used in conjunction with compatible computer equipment and compatible software, as to which items Canon U. More experienced users will appreciate the camera’s adjustable white balance, ISO, color, contrast, sharpness and saturation adjustments. With seven distinct steps, the zoom is a touch notchy in use, and having a little more wide-angle x590 is always a nice addition for landscape shooting.

Talk me out of sending back my Christmas present. The PowerShot A IS’s combination of small, portable size and numerous capabilities should appeal to a wide range of consumers, from novices to more advanced users.

Not surprisingly, image quality results from the A seem right on track in this regard. In our tests, we clocked the A IS at 1. Still has the electronic viewfinder to complement the LCD screen, a great feature; still has only a 4x zoom The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable.

Canon A IS reviews. Overall, macro performance, if not exactly frame-filling, is nice and crisp. Below is a listing of our top FAQ’s.

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

A IS vs IS. Exposure Parameters Exposure Metering. See price on Amazon. Off-axis face recognition also seems to be somewhat improved over the previous generation of compact cameras, though the A still seems to need to see two eyes to recognize a face.


And while the fine lines within the clothing and skin tones aren’t sharply distinct, there is a950 definition to indicate that the mosaic pattern does indeed continue in these areas. White Balance White Balance. A5990 love that it has several auto modes, as well as a shutter speed priority and an aperture priority mode, as well as a manual option.

He loves when the face detection works not always and the IS is helpful in less-than-optimal light.

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Add this product to your shortlist for comparison. After thinking I recorded and extremely important event on my phone, later realizing I did not hit the “record button”, I decided I wanted this camera again.

I like the fact that it is smaller but it still takes good pictures. The A IS also upholds Canon’s reputation for great color and exposure, and pleasing optical performance as well. However, rechargeable AA NiMh batteries work better Switch over to mAh NiMH rechargeables and things improve slightly. Still, fine detail retention is quite good up through ISO a5990 still nearly acceptable, all things considered, at ISO