Canon Powershot A3000 IS

  • Canon Powershot A3000 IS
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  • Low price. Canon's least expensive camera to include optical image stabilization. Great image quality in well-lit conditions or with flash. Easy mode for photography newbies.
  • Price tag, build, looks


  • No HD video capture. Slow shot-to-shot speed.
  • Soft images, oversaturated colours

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on 80

If you're on a strict budget, but want a camera that's easy to use and can take great pictures, the $150 Canon PowerShot A3000 IS should be at the top of your list. Buy it...

By DigitalCameraInfo on

The Canon PowerShot A3000 IS shows how far digital cameras have come in recent years. It used to be that cheap cameras shot poor, grainy images filled with noise and with inaccurate colors. But we found that this is not true anymore: the A3000 IS...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

Canons PowerShot A3000 IS is a very light compact camera thats highly automatic yet can take very clear images. Its pictures are good enough that you can view them at their full size without losing any major details. However, we...

By Digital Camera Buyer on 60

The Li-Ion cell brings the A-series up-to-date, but the A3000 fails to match its competition on specs and image quality. The build and Image Stabilisation does go some way to redeeming it,...

By CNET Australia on 68

The PowerShot A3000 IS is a good budget-friendly Canon compact if nothing...

By Steves Digicams on

There is a new PowerShot in town, the A3000 IS, a compact, 10-megapixel, 4x optical zoom camera with a 2.7-inch LCD. Sporting a Lithium-Ion battery pack instead of the traditional double A's we believe it is the first of the "A" series to do so....

By What Digital Camera on 82

The Argos-exclusive Canon Powershot A3000 IS is one in a long line of image stabilized compacts, in spite of having a relatively sedate magnification of 4x. The 12.1MP CMOS sensor promises plenty, and Easy, Smart Flash and Smart Auto modes means the...

International Review By Betabuzz on 75

Kenner der PowerShot-Serie erleben bei diesem Gert keine groen berraschungen. Wie gewohnt besticht die Canon PowerShot A3000 IS Digitalkamera mit einer verhltnismig ausgereiften Bildqualitt, wohingegen die...

International Review By on 68

Die PowerShot A3000 IS ist eine geldbeutelschonende Kompaktkamera, die trotz der niedrigen Anschaffungskosten einiges zu bieten hat. Insbesondere die Bildqualitt ist fr den Preis...

International Review By on 54

Im Gegensatz zu Canons A490 und A495 kommt die A3000 IS mit Lithium-Ionen-Akku und mechanischem Bildstabilisator im Objektiv. Die Bildqualitt ist fr eine 150-Euro-Kamera...

International Review By Netzwelt on

Lohnende Kompaktkamera fr Neulinge Mit der Powershot A3000 IS bietet Canon eine Kompaktkamera an, die sich sowohl als Erstgert fr Neulinge in der Digitalfotografie eignet, aber auch als Zweitgert eine gute Figur macht. Die Kamera...