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Canon PowerShot A2000 IS 8 to 10 Megapixel

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                      4 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $249.99

  • Family LineCanon PowerShot
    Weight0.41 lb.
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Resolution10.3 Megapixel
    Optical Zoom6x
    Camera TypeStandard Point and Shoot
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens36 - 216 mm
    Digital Zoom4x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focus Range19.69 in. to Infinity (w)
    Macro Focus Range0.39 - 19.69 in. (w)
    Focal Length6.4 - 38.4 mm
    Camera Resolution10.3 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 320 x 240 • 2816 x 2112 • 2272 x 1704 • 1600 x 1200 • 3648 x 2736 • 3648 x 2048
    Video Resolutions640 x 480 (VGA) • 160 x 120 • 320 x 240
    Video Speed30 fps
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
    Aperture Rangef3.2/f5.9 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed15 - 1/1600 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Manual • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset)
    Frames Per Second1.3 Frames
    Memory TypeMultimedia Card • SD Card • SDHC Card
    Compression ModesFine • SuperFine • Normal
    Compression TypeJPEG • EXIF 2.2 • DPOF 1.1 • DCF
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600 • 80
    Flash TypeBuilt-In & External
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync
    ViewfinderWithout Viewfinder
    LCD PanelWith LCD Panel
    LCD Panel Size3 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWithout LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery Type2 x AA Batteries
    Battery Life240 Images
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Operating SystemApple Mac OS X • Microsoft Windows XP • Microsoft Windows Vista
    Width4.01 in.
    Depth1.26 in.
    Height2.5 in.
    Warranty1 Year
    Included Accessories2 x AA Batteries • Software • USB Cable • Driver • Strap • AV Cable
    Release DateSeptember, 2008
    Product ID70818517

Product Description

Inside its sleek, pared down design, this top-of-the-line PowerShot A2000 IS is packed with easy-to-use features. You've got a 10.0-megapixel resolution and a 6x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer for big, beautiful prints and superb stability. To keep subjects looking their best, the DIGIC III Image Processor with Canon Face Detection handles the technical details - automatically. An Easy Mode allows you to concentrate on your scene, while Easy Playback lets you screen your images on a super-sized 3.0-inch LCD.

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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by johannkok a Intermediate

Date Reviewed: May 2, 2009

Strengths:    Still small enough to fit into your pocket and go everywhere you go. I know people with SLR camera's with a far more powerful lens, etc. But they never have the thing with them because it is so bulky.
The 6x optical zoom makes a huge difference from the more standard 3x in most camera's.
It uses the light sensor to automatically adjust the display brightness.
Its got a tilt sensor to automatically rotate images - very handy.
The face detection works like a charm - even at large distances.
Its optical anti-shake mechanism works beautifully every time - now even my wife can take sharp and clear pictures - in even low light conditions!
Its auto and easy mode does their job very well - I would say in about 99% of the situations you just need to put it in Auto mode. The landscape mode also works very well. I haven't found a situation yet where the camera's preset modes didn't do the job and I had to change some settings manually

Weaknesses:    Cons:
They could have recessed the display a little bit. Mine already has a scratch mark on it.

One question:
Why don't my camera have the "slow Synchro" setting under "Flash Settings" - as mentioned in the manual.

Bottom Line:   
Canon A2000IS:
The perfect mix between a professional SLR and amateur point-and-shoot.

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Duration Product Used:   2-5 years

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