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Canon-powershot-a520.1055470
5.0 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A520

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Overall 2
2.0

It was broke when I got it

traveler1928, Ebay
4 January 2014
  • Summary: The problem I have with this camera is the shutter does NOT open automatically if I want to take a picture. I can open it manually each time I want to take a picture.
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Overall 2
2.0

First digital camera

Overstock
8 September 2007
  • Summary: This was the perfect package for me, as I have never had a digital camera before. It's easy to use, has more accessories than I know what to do with (yet) and the price was very good.
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Overall 2
2.0

First digital camera

Overstock
8 September 2007
  • Summary: This was the perfect package for me, as I have never had a digital camera before. It's easy to use, has more accessories than I know what to do with (yet) and the price was very good.
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Overall 1
1.0

"This camera is awful..."

taratx, CNET
28 March 2007
  • Pros: Nice size and grip
  • Cons: Slow shutter speed, and low flash recycle
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 4
4.0
Durability 2
2.0
Battery performance 6
6.0
Photo quality 6
6.0
Shutter lag 4
4.0

MOST UNRELIABLE CAMERA, NEVER NEVER BUY THIS PRODUCT, BUY SOMETHING ELSE PLEASE

jeromevin, epinions.com
12 April 2006
  • Excerpt: I BOUGHT THE CANON A520 from Circuit Circuit City, in 2 months the Zoom got stuck, and the camera co
  • Pros: NOTHING, If this is not durable, any other goodness is not worth mentioning at all.
  • Cons: Piece not reliable, Will work only for a couple of months.
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Overall 2
2.0

"Wanted easy point and shoot, but not this one..."

drdi5, CNET
7 December 2005
  • Pros: Nice grip, controls placed right
  • Cons: Grainy pictures, eats up batteries fast
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Overall 1
1.0

"A...b...y...s...m...a...l"

stripe1016, CNET
5 November 2005
  • Pros: Are you kidding?
  • Cons: Doesn't even get us to first base.
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Overall 2
2.0

"Flash worked once"

jmorrison82, CNET
2 November 2005
  • Pros: Ease of operation
  • Cons: Flash stopped working, lens cover would not fully open
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Overall 2
2.0
Ease of use 6
6.0
Durability 4
4.0
Battery performance 6
6.0
Photo quality 2
2.0
Shutter lag 6
6.0

Three times, Canon has tried but failed to repair the thing!

dontbuycanon, epinions.com
7 October 2005
  • Excerpt: Don't look too closely at your photos from the A520 taken at max.
  • Pros: Small size, 4x zoom, AA batteries.
  • Cons: Hope you don't get an optically defective unit.
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Overall 1
1.0

"Pathetically Slow."

Henohenomoheji, CNET
19 September 2005
  • Pros: Nice design.
  • Cons: Excruciatingly slow at taking photos; very poor in medium to low light.
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