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Canon PowerShot A590 IS
5.1 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A590 IS

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Overall 8
8.0

Better than my cell phone camera

Daniel Rosa, Amazon
16 November 2014
  • Summary: I bought this used and it arrived sooner than expected. The camera is good for outdoor daylight pictures. The only drawback is for indoor pictures. The flash takes too long to get ready between pictures. This camera is discontinued but it serves my purposes just fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

kalpesh5777, DP Review
20 December 2013
  • Excerpt: Hi,I am a semi professional photographer and a great fan of camera's since childhood. Currently I own Nikon D90, Canon 1000D with 18-135 IS lens, 50mm 1.8 prime, Canon SX210. You read it correct..Canon Sx210!!! I wanted a compact for travelling, so I purchased SX210 and I regretted!
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Sudipta Photography, DP Review
19 November 2011
  • Excerpt: [I am newcomer & this is my first review!!] Canon Power Shot A590 IS,it's my first digital camera which I have used about 3 years. I like it very much.It's very nice entry level compact camera. It's good for those whose are only taken photo for hobby. It's 8 mega-pixels and lens 5.8-23.2mm of mine.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Abir, DP Review
29 December 2009
  • Excerpt: This is an excellent camera for the beginner, u can tweak with aperture values, shutter speed, and manual focus at the same time in "Manual" mode. Also, the aperture value range and shutter speed range is quite good especially for cameras of this price range.
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10

User Review

lov2bikeNrock, Photography Review
30 September 2009
  • Summary: This camera is amazing. This camera is for everyone. Whether you are a pro photographer who spends hours setting up a single shot or you need something to slip into your purse when you hit the town, this camera does everything.
  • Pros: OS and button placement:, The entire camera set-up is great. All of the buttons are in just the right places and make perfect sense. Same goes for the menus in the camera. I can always find what I am looking for and what I want to change. The Mode Dial on the top gives me quick control over how I...
  • Cons: Direct Print button. What a waste of a button. No one I know uses it from point-and-shoots to DSLRs, this is the most pointless button on all Canon models., Otherwise, no complains., What I expect from a camera that the Powershot A590 does not provide:, -Does not defend against ninjas. In our mod...
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 4
4.0

User Review

PeterTravolis, Photography Review
24 July 2009
  • Summary: Camera is convenient and works well for as long it lasts. It's light weight makes it easy to carry, but the fragile LCD screen is prone to failure.
  • Pros: Lightweight
  • Cons: Fragile LCD screen, small control buttons
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

ProfHankD, DP Review
4 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Purchased this as an upgrade from older cameras I use with CHDK -- it works fine with CHDK, but it really isn't an upgrade over CHDK on older models. Despite being a very "plastic" camera, tiny and light, it feels reasonably solid and well made.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

JohnEwing, DP Review
22 March 2009
  • Excerpt: Given the low price - under 100 € on Amazon.fr - the range of features offered by this camera is startling. This mitigates against it to some extent, because one immediately compares it with with other cameras offering the same features, most of which cost three or four times as much. On this level.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

princewolf, DP Review
3 March 2009
  • Excerpt: This is a camera which is not priced as high by retailers who don't know its real value. This camera is a real must for any photo buff. Full manual settings allow you to tweak f-stop, shutter speed and ISO, while seeing the results instantly on your LCD.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon Powershot A590 IS

Amanda P., ExpoTV
24 February 2009
  • Excerpt: This camera is great. The pictures are very crisp and clear. It's very easy to use, but still has many extra features.
  • Pros: Great value, Pictures are very crisp and clear
  • Cons: Sometimes takes a while to focus
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