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Canon PowerShot A490

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Expert reviews and ratings

By DigitalCameraReview on 80

The PowerShot A490 is surprisingly capable as Canon's lowest priced point-and-shoot...

By Good Gear Guide on 70

The Canon PowerShot A490 is a cheap digital camera that can take high quality images. It's a simple point-and-shoot without extensive manual features and it runs on AA batteries. We don't like its shutter button, and it didn't handle...

By Trusted Reviews on 60

Although most of the cameras I review are high-end models costing £200 and over, in these financially difficult times not everyone wants to spend that much money on a digital camera. It is possible to get a digital camera for as little as £70,...

By CNET Australia on 70

Though its feature set is light, the Canon PowerShot A490 is a very good choice for anyone on a tight budget who still wants excellent photo...

By TechRadar on 80

The PowerShot A490 is the latest budget compact camera from Canon, and it comes with a surprising twist.It takes a lot for a digital camera to stand out these days. Things are particularly messy at the 200 mark, where a chokepoint of similar...

By VR-Zone on 82

On a hot-and-frying Singapore afternoon, yours truly gulped down a quick lunch with fellow writer darKHell before the two of us boarded a cab for 12A Jalan Ampas. Greeted by an unassuming Balestier Warehouse (with bad lift at that), we proceeded to...

By Steves Digicams on

Steve's SnapShot10-Megapixel Imaging Sensor2.5-Inch LCD Screen3.3x Optical zoom lens: 37-122mm (35mm equivalent)Smart Auto modeFace DetectionAA-type Battery power sourceSD/SDHC memory card compatibleVideo CaptureProsExcellent image qualityPowerful...

International Review By Betabuzz on 62

Mit der Canon Powershot A490 Digitalkamera erhalten Sie viel Bildqualitt fr wenig Geld. Vor allem bei Lichtempfindlichkeiten zwischen ISO 200 und ISO 600 luft das Gert zu Hchstformen auf. Dank guter Motivprogramme und eines...

International Review By CNET.de on 70

Im Gegensatz zu den Kompaktkameras, die sich im oberen Preisbereich tummeln, verzichtet die Canon PowerShot A490 auf Extras und Spielereien. Dafr kostet die Kompaktkamera nur 80 Euro und liefert eine vergleichsweise gute...

International Review By Magnus.de on 48

Haptik, Bedienkomfort und Ausstattung lassen erahnen, welcher Sparzwang bei der Entwicklung einer 100-Euro-Kamera herrscht. Dennoch gehrt die A490 in ihrer Preisklasse vor allem wegen ihrer Bildqualitt zu den...