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Canon PowerShot A2000 IS
5.6 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

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Overall 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

CNET
21 October 2009
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS would be the perfect camera for an aged relative or camera-shy novice, because it's easy to handle and straightforward to use. But that's about as much as you can say for it. Countless rivals offer smaller bodies, better build, more controls, longer zooms, wider zooms...
  • Pros: Sharp definition; straightforward operation; good AA battery life.
  • Cons: Limited dynamic range; no wide-angle zoom; plain appearance.
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Overall 9
9.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Ease of use 10
10
Picture quality 9
9.0
Durability 8
8.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
23 March 2009
  • Conclusion: Canon PowerShot A2000 IS digital camera The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS camera has a lot to offer. Perhaps so much as far as manual settings are concerned, but a lot in the sense of ease and user-friendliness.
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Canon PowerShot A2000 IS camera

Techworld
18 March 2009
  • Summary: This Canon PowerShot compact camera is exclusive to Jessops in the UK.
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Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

Digital Photography Interface
12 December 2008
  • Conclusion: The Canon PowerShot A2000 IS is a nice compact camera which is very affordable. With 10 megapixels, a 6X optical zoom lens, optical image stabilization and 3 inch LCD, and now a slimmer design than its predecessors, the PowerShot A2000 is certainly appealing to those looking for a capable camera...
  • Pros: Pocketable camera with a 6X stabilized zoom lens, Viewable 3 inch LCD and various useful Face Detection tools, Excellent battery life, Blazing fast performance, Full manual mode, with flash output control and manual focus, Very nice macro mode and VGA 30 FPS movie mode, Effective red-eye removal ...
  • Cons: Manual controls have disappeared since the A720 IS, Not many accessories; no more conversion lenses, Slow lens; about 2/3s of a stop less bright than its predecessor, Not much place for right hand to hold the camera; lack of a proper grip, Lacks a battery indicator; lens doesn’t retract if the ca...
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Expert Review

Dc Resource
2 December 2008
  • Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot A2000 ($229) is an entry-level camera with a pretty nice point-and-shoot feature set. The A2000 features a 6X optical zoom, image stabilization, a 3-inch LCD display, face detection, and plenty of scene modes.
  • Pros: Very good photo quality (in good light), Good value for the money, 6X optical zoom lens in a relatively compact body, Optical image stabilization, 3-inch LCD with good low light visibility (but see issues below), Redeye not a problem thanks to automatic removal tool, Well implemented face detecti...
  • Cons: A real step down from the PowerShot A720 (for reasons described above), Lots of noise reduction in low light; images get noisy in good light after ISO 400, Flash is slow to charge, Slow lens (in terms of max aperture), LCD has poor viewing angle, No optical viewfinder, Fewer manual controls than ...
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Digital Camera Review
13 November 2008
  • Summary: Canon’s PowerShot A-series digital cameras enjoy an almost legendary reputation for affordability, practicality, usability, durability and dependability, excellent image quality, and remarkable ease of use.
  • Pros: Compact, Very good lens, Large LCD, Excellent image quality
  • Cons: No optical viewfinder, No handgrip, No manual exposure capability
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A2000IS

Camera Labs
1 November 2008
  • Summary: Canon’s PowerShot A2000 IS is a good value compact with a longer than average optical zoom range and very effective image stabilisation. It may be lacking the 28mm wide angle coverage of Panasonic’s models or Canon’s own IXUS 870IS / SD 880IS, but it’ll outgun most at the price in the telephoto...
  • Pros: 6x optical zoom range., Very effective stabilisation, Runs on two AA batteries., 3in screen bigger than before.
  • Cons: Lacking true wide angle lens coverage., Screen has small viewing angle., Slow flash recycling time., Slow 1.3fps continuous shooting.
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
30 October 2008
  • Summary: Physical Views Specifications Type of Camera Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 6x Optical/4x Digital/24x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System Image Capture Device Type 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD) Total Pixels Approx.
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Overall 8
8.4
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Photo quality 9
9.0
Build quality 8
8.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Canon Powershot A2000 IS

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: Everyone is looking for something different from a digital camera. If picture quality and a bit of value for money is more important to you than digging deeper for a more stylish, pocket camera then the Powershot A2000 IS makes an excellent choice. The extra zoom offered by the 6x is a handy bonus.
  • Pros: Picture quality - value for money
  • Cons: Slow when flash is turned on
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: Canon’s latest A-series camera features 10 megapixels and 6x zoom
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