Summary: The Canon PowerShot A590 IS is a compact digital camera equipped with an 8 MP sensor, image stabilizer, red eye reduction, face detection technology and the ability to record movies in Long Play. It has a large screen and optical viewfinder and high sensitivity values.
Summary: For a bargain-bin price the Canon PowerShot A590 IS has a lot of features: 8Mp resolution, 4x optical zoom, optical image stabilisation, face detection and a small-but-serviceable 2.5in LCD screen.
Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot A590 IS is a entry-level camera that doesn't
skimp on features. It offers a 4X optical zoom, image stabilization, a 2.5"
LCD display, full manual controls, and a VGA movie mode. Not a bad deal for
a camera selling for around
Pros: Excellent photo quality in good light, Great value for the money, Slightly more zoom power than typical cameras in this class, Optical image stabilization, Snappy performance, Very good low light focusing and LCD visibility, Full manual controls, plus plenty of scene modes, Redeye not a problem, ...
Cons: Low light photos have too much noise and noise reduction artifacting, Movie mode frame rate has dropped to 20 fps since previous model, Low LCD resolution, Zoom setting not shown on LCD, Flash a little slow to charge, Plastic tripod mount
Summary: The lightweight and compact 8-megapixel PowerShot A590 IS camera is one of several A series models for 2008. Featuring a versatile 4x (35mm-140mm equivalent) zoom lens, 2.5-inch LCD, Face Detection AF, and various exposure modes, the A590 IS offers a rich feature set for an entry-level PowerShot...
Conclusion: Canon has another winner on its hands—this camera will sell by the shipload. At less than $179 USD, the 8MP PowerShot A590IS takes the type of shots casual photographers need captured (landscapes, people and so on) and does the job well.
Pros: Affordable 8MP digicam with OIS; solid and accurate colors
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Pros: Good all-around image quality, Plenty of speed for most uses, Decent high ISO performance, Appealing simple interface, nice ergonomics
Cons: Enough improvements over the A570 to justify the slight initial price premium?, Battery door cheap feeling, hard to close, Flash recycle times still feel long
Excerpt: The Compact Canon PowerShot A590 IS Camera With full manual control, advanced Canon technologies and a range of optional accessories, the Canon PowerShot A590 IS puts powerful creative potential at your fingertips.
Summary: The PowerShot A590IS is another great entry-level unit from Canon. It is fully featured, with manual shooting modes and optical image stabilisation. Its 8-megapixel sensor captures impressive pictures.