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Canon PowerShot A1000 IS 8 to 10 Megapixel

4.5 star rating
                      4.5 / 5 (2 Reviews)
MSRP : $199.99


  • Family LineCanon PowerShot
    Product ID68289239

Product Description

The sleek design of the PowerShot A1000 IS is as refreshing as a breath of fresh air. Better still, its high-end features make everything simple: there's the 10.0-megapixel resolution and powerful 4x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer for sharpness along the full zoom range. A DIGIC III Image Processor with Canon Face Detection automatically lets every face stand out. Easy Mode and Easy Playback make this camera a marvel of simplicity. With a bright 2.5-inch LCD, it's available in four two-toned colors.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Traderlen a Expert

Date Reviewed: October 21, 2010

Strengths:    Picture quality.
Ease-of-use.
Optical Viewfinder great in bright sun (few cameras have them any more).
Uses inexpensive AA batteries (Rechargeable recommended, but OK with alkalines in a pinch).
4X zoom gives a little extra "reach".
10MP sensor allows some pretty severe cropping, or very large prints.
Good back-up to a DSLR (or when you don't want to carry such a large camera).


Weaknesses:    Plastic construction feels pretty cheap.
Battery/SD card door latch broke-- currently being held tight by a shoe-lace (that's all I had when it broke... it works!!. Not worth getting repaired).
No way to attach filters
Lens does not cover wide angle.


Bottom Line:   
Very good results from an inexpensive, easy-to-use camera. Fairly versatile, but no manual controls. "Scene" modes adequately handle most situations. Build quality just so-so.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $75.00

Purchased At:   Craigslist

Similar Products Used:   Samsung 760
Panasonic LZ6
Kodak LS752


Type of photography:   Outdoor


Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by davidchimwaza a Beginner

Date Reviewed: May 21, 2009

Bottom Line:   
Its a great camera, great result

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Duration Product Used:   0-1 years

Type of photography:   Outdoor



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