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Canon PowerShot A3300IS Review
1 March 2012
Excerpt: Point and shoot cameras prove to be good options for those wanting a camera for casual photography. Even beginners wanting to get a hang of the basics and nuances of cameras and photography find them an easy device to start off with. Canon’s had a steady flow of PowerShot cameras in the recent past and their latest entrant is the A3300 IS. But with a flurry of point and shoot cameras in the market right now, is this one worth it? Read on to find out.
Excerpt: (1 items) The Canon PowerShot A3300 IS is a solid sub-$200 point-and-shoot camera in more ways than one: It has a sturdy build, and it takes good-looking pictures for a camera at such a low price ($180). As with many lower-priced cameras, you don't get the manual controls, long-zoom lens, or kitchen-sink extras you'd find in higher-end models, but you still get an impressive array of shooting modes, an optically stabilized wide-angle zoom lens, and good performance for a...
Pros: Durable construction, Fun creative filters, Good performance for the price
Excerpt: The PowerShot A3300 is a budget camera offered by Canon. It costs just over $100, and it comes in multiple colors. While the camera is attractive, is it worth the money? Learn more in this digital camera review.
Excerpt: Good looks married with a high-resolution sensor and a capable focal range makes the Canon PowerShot A3300 IS appear as one of the better budget options. Read our Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review...
Conclusion: Considering the number of high-spec features this camera has - namely its 16mp sensor, 5x optical zoom and HD video mode - the A3300 IS is very reasonably priced. As such, it's likely to be of great appeal to anyone looking for a user-friendly compact that offers just that little bit extra.
Excerpt: Canon continues to update their popular and affordable "A series" line of compact digital cameras, with the latest addition being the PowerShot A3300 IS. Holding the top spot in this lineup, the A3300 IS boasts some very appealing features, while still carrying an affordable price tag of just $180 US.
Summary: The Canon PowerShot A3300 IS is a 16 Megapixel compact with a 3 inch LCD screen and a 5x stabilised optical zoom lens. It sits at the top of Canon's A series compact range which combines point-and-shoot auto exposure modes with ease of use features like scene detection, face detection, Smart shutter and a range of scene modes.
The technology works in practice too.
Pros: 5x stabilised optical zoom., 28mm equivalent wide angle., Creative filters and Live View Control., 720p HD video.
Cons: Difficult to operate control pad., No optical zoom on video., No HDMI port., Poor continuous shooting performance.
Summary: The Canon PowerShot A3300 IS is a typical Canon point-and-shoot. It's very similar to its PowerShot siblings so there really isn't anything new here, but that isn't necessarily a bad thing. Canon's P&S digital cameras share more than a "look" and operating system similarities - they have earned an amazing level of customer loyalty because of their dependably excellent image quality, reliable performance, durability and ease of use.
Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot A3300 IS is a solid point-and-shoot camera in more ways than one: It has a sturdy build, and it takes good-looking pictures for a camera at such a low price. As with many lower-priced cameras, you don't get the manual controls, long-zoom lens, or kitchen-sink extras you'd find in higher-end models, but you still get an impressive array of shooting modes, an optically stabilised wide-angle zoom lens, and good performance.
Excerpt: The Canon Powershot A3300 IS is a small, easy to use digital compact camera with a high resolution 16 megapixel sensor, modest 5x optical zoom with a wide-angle 28mm focal length, 3 inch LCD screen and optical image stabiliser. Priced at around £150, the camera appears ideal for the point and shooter who needs a palm sized camera for nights and days out as well as holidays.