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Canon PowerShot A620
4.9 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A620

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Expert Review

DP Review
18 November 2006
  • Conclusion: The PowerShot A95 was one of the most successful 5MP compacts due to its compelling combination of features, image quality and value for money. But it was not a camera without problems - mainly performance and speed issues, most of which we - and all the people who bought it - put down to the...
  • Pros: Good resolution, very clean results, Very natural color, Good edge-to-edge sharpness, Useful 35-140mm equiv. 4x zoom lens with decent F2.8-4.1 max aperture range, Reliable - and much faster - focus, Sophisticated and comprehensive range of features and controls, Excellent build quality for a budg...
  • Cons: Clipped highlights and occasional exposure problems in bright, contrasty conditions, Focusing at tele end in low light can hunt, Zoom is not very smooth - only 7 steps from wide to tele, No ISO button, Images slightly soft, but they sharpen up well in post-processing
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Overall 10
10
Design 9
9.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 10
10
Durability 8
8.0

Expert Review

LetsGoDigital
9 September 2006
  • Conclusion: Canon PowerShot A620 digital camera It will probably not have escaped anyone's notice that Canon has captured a large share of the market. The performances of its digital camera have definitely contributed to this.
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Overall 10
10

Canon PowerShot A620 Digital Camera

BayReviews.com
1 September 2006
Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A620

Photoxels
5 January 2006
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot A620 continues Canon's tradition of providing an entry-level digital camera packed full with many of the features found on more expensive models. The Canon A620 is the top-of-the-line A series model and is an attractive, medium compact and affordable digital camera perfect for an...
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Overall 9
8.5

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Camera Labs
1 December 2005
  • Summary: Canon's PowerShot A620 is a compact which will delight enthusiasts. It features a wide range of creative control and was the only model which could be manually adjusted in the same way as a more serious camera.
  • Pros: 4x optical zoom lens, Great level of manual and creative control, Flip-out and twist screen, Superb 1cm macro mode, Very high 1600 ISO sensitivity, Great optical quality, Large 2.5in screen, Supplied with 64MB card (on test model), Exremely small and light, Large, detailed 2.5in screen, Divx movi...
  • Cons: Largest and heaviest in group, Need to supply own batteries, Noise levels relatively high at 400 ISO, 2in screen small by today's standards, Possible to insert battery wrong way round, Not the slimmest compact around, Some manual controls hidden in menus, Optical quality below other four, Higher ...
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Expert Review

Steve's Digicams
4 November 2005
  • Summary: The compact and lightweight PowerShot A620 and A610 digital cameras feature a sleek new body design, 7.1 and 5.0 megapixel CCDs respectively, 4x optical zoom lens, Canon's exclusive high-performance DIGIC II image processor and a 2.0-inch vari-angle color LCD screen.
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Expert Review

Dc Resource
24 October 2005
  • Excerpt: The Canon PowerShot A620 is the long-awaited update to the very popular PowerShot A95 (see our review). The 7.1 Megapixel A620 ($399), along with its 5.0 Megapixel sibling (the A610, $299) have a host of improvements over the A95, including:
  • Pros: Excellent photo quality, Full manual controls, Flip-out, rotating LCD display; LCD visible in low light, Impressive performance, AF-assist lamp, Very good movie and continuous shooting features (with appropriate memory card), Excellent battery life (with decent NiMH batteries), Support for conver...
  • Cons: Redeye, ISO 400 doesn't seem to be usable, No rechargeable batteries included, No diopter correction knob; plastic tripod mount
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Overall 8
8.2
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 9
9.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Photo quality 8
8.0
Build quality 8
8.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Canon Powershot A620

Cameras
8 August 2014
  • Conclusion: There is a lot to like about the Canon Powershot A620. Photos are sharp and clear and the manual exposure controls are a strong attraction at this price. There are plenty of other features to try out as well. This underlines the all round capabilities of the camera.
  • Pros: Sharpness of the photos, Variable angle LCD screen Indoor photo quality, Feature set at reasonable price
  • Cons: Noticeable shutter lag, Red eye in indoor portrait
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
29 October 2006
  • Summary: If picture quality is paramount, you are not going to find a much better point and shoot than the A620.
  • Pros: Brilliant colour, full functionality
  • Cons: A little bulky, controls difficult to access
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Overall 8
7.5
Value for money 8
7.5
Features 10
10
Ease of use 8
7.5
Performance 8
7.5
Picture quality 8
7.5

Expert Review

Digital Camera Magazine
19 August 2006
  • Summary: There’s no doubt; the PowerShot A620 is an awful lot of camera for a bearable outlay. We still have reservations about some aspects of the image processing and those AA batteries, but if you fancy some further experimentation beyond simple point-and-shoot, this is a great place to start.
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