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Canon-powershot-a480.33894085
6.0 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A480

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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Marchmaiden, Amazon
5 July 2014
Overall 6
6.0

Good buy

B.A. NYS, Amazon
5 February 2013
  • Summary: There are a few scratches on the screen that I didn't know about but all in all it's a good purchase. I had the same camera before but I broke it and was looking for another one.
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Overall 6
6.0

Used Canon Powershot A480

david ubach, Amazon
4 December 2012
  • Summary: The camera was fine as far as all the functions working properly and the picture quality is great. The only problem we had was there was some corrosion on the battery contacts and it drains batteries dead even when off. It appears someone left some AA batteries in it to corrode and it caused some damage. But it does work fine as far as the funtions. It just has a very short battery life and you cant leave batteries in it when its turned off.
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Overall 5
5.0

Canon Powershot A480

Mert98, CNET
6 February 2012
  • Pros: High quality photos, AA battery powered, Compact, Low price, Easy to use
  • Cons: Resource hog, Too long waiting time for flash charge, Not very good quality of videos, Bad performance, Battery goes to 0% in no time
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Overall 6
6.0

The camera is great as long as your super careful. One small bump while the lens is open broke it.

The Buck "T.Buck", Amazon
28 December 2011
  • Summary: This was a very user friendly camera with pro-like functionality. I was very sad to have it break after a month of use. My son ever-so-lightly bumped me while I was taking a photo and the lens jammed. Into the trash my money went. Be careful with this baby!
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Overall 6
6.0

great camera

D. Dellapenna, Amazon
25 December 2011
  • Summary: I received this camera recently and I am very satisfied with it. I works wonderful for taking pictures and shooting videos. The price was reasonable too. only one thing about this item, I did not receive an instruction manual for this item. I pretty much figured out how to operate the camera on my own, not too difficult. I am overall satisfied with this product.
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Overall 6
6.0

WARNING - CAMERA SWITCHES ON EASILY AND WILL RUIN LENS!

Ryden, Amazon
1 August 2010
  • Summary: This camera would be great, except for a fatal flaw! It commonly switches on inside the users' purse, pocket ect, this causes the lens to jam and then the camera does not work properly and makes a horrible grinding noise while turning on. After this event there are spots in the picture, you cannot use the zoom feature properly, and the camera continuously errors out reporting the lens cannot be closed. This has happened to my husband twice!
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
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Picture quality 6
6.0

average

Overstock
10 January 2010
Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 6
6.0
Features 6
6.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Picture quality 6
6.0

average

Overstock
10 January 2010
Overall 6
6.0

Hungry for batteries

electricmanbob "Bob", Amazon
6 January 2010
  • Summary: Great camera except mine eats batteries. 30-35 photos and it says to replace batteries. The alkaline batteries, (normally 1.5 volts) test at 1.47 volts when it says to replace them. The "dead" batteries worked in a flashlight for 4 hours before I shut the flashlight off. It reccomends NiMH batteries for longer shooting time. NiMH batteries are 1.4 volts. They probably won't even work in this camera. I took the camera to the CANON service center.
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