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Canon PowerShot A3300 IS review
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22 June 2011
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.
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.
Excerpt: On the look out for an entry level snapshot, and have a bit over £100 to spend? The A3300 IS has a suggested asking price exactly £20 more than its PowerShot “A” family doppelganger in the A3200 IS , give or take a couple of body colour options.
Pros: Solid feel build, decent pixel count, easy to use feature set, most of the latest must haves are here
Conclusion: The Canon Powershot A3300 IS offers you very good value for money. It may not be the most spectacular digital camera around, but if you are looking for a decent quality, no fuss digital camera it could be just what you are looking for.
Pros: Macro shot, colours, sharpness at mid zoom, HD movies, Features for price
Cons: Shutter delay (especially with flash), noise in shady areas