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Canon PowerShot A430

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Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot A430

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2.0

Buyer beware: you get what you pay for

C. Cheung, Amazon
22 August 2007
  • Summary: I got this camera in September 2006, and it died around June 2007 (a useful life of approx. 9 months). Out of the blue one day it said "low battery", and would shut off when I tried to take pictures. It was no help to change the batteries. I sent it in for warranty repair, but the factory found a dent in the lense ring (which to my knowledge has no relation to the batteries) and because I had "damaged" the camera, they were going to charge me $94.29 to repair the whole...
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2.0

Can not power up

S. Lew "Susan", Amazon
21 August 2007
  • Summary: I bought this camera last year. Only used it for few times. Now I can not turn it on! It looks like new but it is dead. I was told to cost $89 plus $9 shipping if I want to fix it because it is over 12 months old.
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2.0

Returns are problematic

S. Davies, Amazon
10 March 2007
  • Summary: I bought this camera for my daughter in Ireland and brought it to her there. It was damaged out of the box and she shipped it back to Ace Photo two weeks ago. We have not heard from them and attempts to reach them by phone about it get lost in the numbers game "press one for orders, press two for government orders, press three for marsupials" and so on. Only finally to get transfered to a message informing me they closed at 3pm on Fridays -- it was 2:30.
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fragile

The Sultry South, Amazon
12 September 2006
  • Summary: Bought this for my 14 yr old son. He dropped it on carpet last weekend with the telephoto lens out (taking video) and that was it. It may be inexpensive to buy, but it sure wasn't inexpensive to fix (warranty doesn't cover it). We were hoping for a little more than 4 months use. I am afraid of the lens problem Canon seems to have, but it took really nice pics and was easy for a kid (and non-digital parent) to use.
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2.0

Ugh!

FireBloom, Amazon
8 June 2006
  • Summary: I just got this today as a replacement for a kodak I had for several years. This camera is not user friendly. Instead of words for a menu, Canon has decided to put little meaningless pictures on the camera and in the menu. If you just want to take a few pictures and upload it to a few friends without the technobabble or without having to learn an alien picture language - this isn't the camera for you.
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Overall 2
2.0

Very Disappointed

Mrs. S. Joy, Amazon
10 April 2008
  • Summary: I bought a Canon PowerShot A430 because i thought Canon was a reliable brand. I liked it very much, it was simple and easy to use, and i took meticulous care of it. It came with a year warranty, but 4 months after the warranty expired the camera stopped working. When i rang Canon i was told their standard repair rate is actually the same price i paid for the camera, which i'd bought new on Amazon!
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Overall 2
2.0

AINDA NAO RECEBI A MAQUINA, PAGUEI JÁ FAZ UM MÊS E ATÉ AGORA NADA !!!!!

SIMONESCHUTTE, MercadoLibre
13 September 2008
  • Summary: ACHO QUE VOCES DO MERCADO LIVRE DEVERIAM SER MAIS SELETIVOS COM RELACAO AOS VENDEDORES, POIS ACHO UM DESRESPEITO MUITO GRANDE EU FICAR ESPERANDO QUE NEM UMA PALHAÇA E NAO RECEBER O PRODUTO.. CADA DIA UMA DESCULPA NOVA, ESTOU COM MEDO DE PERDER O DINHEIRO E NAO SEI MAIS O QUE FAZER. PROMETO: NUNCA MAIS COMPRO MAIS NADA NESTE SITE.
  • Pros: NAO RECEBI A MAQUINA.
  • Cons: NAO RECEBI A MAQUINA.
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2.0

Problemas sários com a A430

ECVALCARENGHI, MercadoLibre
13 September 2008
  • Summary: Indiquei esta câmera para várias pessoas e e arrependi tremendamente. É uma péssima compra, não recomendo a ninguém.
  • Pros: Até a câmera completar dois anos era muito boa
  • Cons: Sem mais nem menos começou a apresentar super sensibilidade a iluminação, as fotografias começaram a ficar como se tivessem um clarão de luz, como se estivessem queimadas, comparando com as analógicas. Além disso as fotografias apesentam listras horizontais. Pesquisando na internet vi que há inúmeras reclamações deste mesmo problema. No site www.reclameaqui.com.br a Canon está posicionada como "Não recomendada"
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2.0

CUIDADO

sergio, Bondfaro
1 February 2007
  • Summary: Comprei no Submarino.com, q me enviou a camera numa embalagem que chegou toda amassada, a camera apresentou problema de pixel queimado no monitor de lcd (ou seja, vc fotografa e fica aquele ponto em branco na foto, após contatos via email com o Submarino, o mesmo me informou por email que a CANON não trocaria a camera...NÃO COMPREM CANON, e muito cuidado com a loja aonde comprar...
  • Pros: a camera é pequena e de fácil manuseio para fotos caseiras
  • Cons: o monitor de lcd é péssimo
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Was besseres von CANON erwartet

H. Hoffmann "Jojo1909", Amazon
24 December 2006
  • Summary: habe die Camera mir selbst zu Weihnachten bestellt, erstmal ein Lob an Amazon.de - wirklich schnelle und pünktliche Lieferung. Umso grösser war die Enttäuschung bei der Camera, habe sie natürlich gleich ausprobíert. Da ich bislang das Vorgängermodell A400 hatte, habe ich die Einstellungen in etwa für die neue Camera übernommen.
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