Best Selling in Digital Cameras See all. But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year. Details softened slightly toward the furthest corners of the frame, but were sharp on the dollar bill. Flash has trouble up close though. The new ergonomic grip and big 1. Start up time power on and lens extended is about two seconds. Technical Editor Richard Butler’s pick helped him capture his favorite images of the past 12 months:

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Pros Compact, proven platform, 4X optical zoom, full manual csnon, and very good battery life. Activates shutter after an approx. The options are as follows:.

Like the A85 before it, the A is marketed and priced as an “entry level” camera, but its features and capabilities extend far beyond that category. Low light focusing seems to be slower with the A than it was with the A Cxnon camera off and on after every eight shots. Editor Dan Bracaglia’s pick is the lens that he’s recommended more than any other in — and the one he feels Sony’s mirrorless system desperately needed.


There is no diopter adjustment for eyeglasses wearers. Check out our free Photo School area! Dec 21, Fujifilm’s 4K video cameras. Nikon D D Visit our Comparometer tm to compare images from the Canon PowerShot A with those from other cameras you may be considering.

In low light an AF assist beam illuminates z520 subject for more accurate focusing The AF assist beam also acts as the red-eye reduction light. Canon divided the dial into three exposure types: Prints at 13×19 from the Canon i high-end inkjet printer in our studio looked pretty good at normal viewing distances, but a little soft when viewed up close.

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The A provides experienced users with more white balance options than most currently available entry-level digicams.

They looked a lot better a52 5×7 though, and entirely acceptable when printed at 4×6 size. Equipped with a 5. The A performed very well in the macro category, capturing a minimum area of 2. The A did a good job with exposure.

Canon PowerShot A520 Review

The majority of this review is therefore almost identical to our Canon PowerShot A review. You may also like. They are 10 and 11 year olds, I want for them a camera they could handle size wise yet have a full range powfr features, they could use. The A85 had amazing power management it used 4 AA batteries and even universally available alkaline batteries were good for continuous LCD and occasional flash use exposures.


Canon PowerShot A Specs – CNET

When connected to a printer or Windows computer, this button lights up, indicating that sync or printing is one button away. Best and worst of This mini swamp was our shooting destination.

A moderate wide angle to a pretty good telephoto. Consumer cameras are made this way though, because that’s the sort of color most consumers want, so the Canon A should be popular on this front.

You may also like. The solid middle child of that exceptional imaging family was the 4 megapixel A