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Canon-powershot-a80.33757081
4.5 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A80

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Overall 10
10

New underwater picture as soon as possible.

rodofley, Ebay
14 September 2012
  • Summary: I already knew and owned a camera, but unfortunately it stopped working. I found this wonderful state of preservation. Now I can get back to shooting underwater. Thank you Jimmy was a great salesman.
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Overall 8
8.0

Within its 4.0MP limit, you can't do better than this camera! LOVE IT!

eclecticrap, Ebay
12 October 2011
  • Summary: I bought this camera many years ago, and it has served me well. It is durable and dependable. The screen is small, 'tis true, but it rotates, which makes it possible to take pictures from all kinds of crazy angles and still see what you are shooting, as opposed to all modern point-and-shoot cameras.
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Overall 2
2.0

Badly Outdated Technology. Don't buy.

j.copperoutlaw, Ebay
2 September 2011
  • Summary: This camera is a DINOSAUR. It is HEAVY and BULKY. Picture quality is low and tiny screen makes taking photos difficult. Don't buy this as a functioning camera. Maybe an antique or a paperweight. JUNK.
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Overall 4
4.0

Faulty

penedawn "ladyliming", Amazon
24 April 2010
  • Summary: After doing a great deal of research and really liking this camera I was very excited to find one on Ebay for a very good price and only one other person bidding. My other option was refurbished on Amazon but for a great deal more. I have rated this at 2* because when I tried it the battery was exhausted before I could even take a photo!
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Overall 8
8.0
Value for money 8
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Ease of use 8
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Picture quality 8
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Durability 8
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Overall quality 8
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Looks 8
8.0

Canon Powershot A80

Ciao
3 July 2009
  • Excerpt: Canon Powershot A80 is a 4.0 Megapixel camera that provides images with high resolution, is ideal for use as a camera to deepen knowledge photographi. Easy to use even by beginners and is equipped with features that are suitable for high-level serious. The form of this camera at a glance almost the same as preceding, but have unique especially in the LCD which can be moved to and played some direction.
  • Pros: good
  • Cons: no
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Overall 8
8.0

A great camera for ebay or family photos

davomrmac, Dooyoo
14 September 2008
  • Excerpt: This is my second review of an older piece of kit and for a good reason. We have had this camera for about three years now and it hasn't let us down once. Also, if you check out ebay, you can pick these up for around the £30-£35 mark, often with a memory card too. If you compare this price with the rubbish that £30 or even £40 buys you in the digital camera market, you get a lot more for your money with the likes of the Canon.
  • Pros: Reliability, Reliability
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Overall 10
10

amazing picture qulaity for the money

J. Hall, Amazon
24 November 2006
  • Summary: This is a fantastic piece of equipment. The image quality is outstanding and there is enough latitude there in the function choices in Manual Mode to give the user more control if that's what's required. But for most the Auto mode will be perfect for the vast majority of shots. High ISO settings are also at your fingertips and it's great to be able to experiment at home when you're getting to know the camera and see how the different settings can effect the final result.
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Overall 10
10

Recommended

orchid1988, Dooyoo
30 August 2006
  • Excerpt: I bought the Canon Powershot A80 to be a family camera, it has proved to be sturdy and very easy to 'point & shoot' and obtain sucessful results. The 4-megapixels, battery life and 3x zoom is a perfect spec for ordinary use, and all in all I have encounted no problems with this model having purchased it well over a year ago.
  • Pros: Reliability, Reliability
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Overall 10
10
Ease of use 8
8.0
Picture quality 10
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Durability 8
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Overall quality 10
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Looks 8
8.0

Not a photographer but I feel like a pro !!!

robjak, Ciao
1 June 2006
  • Excerpt: "...is my thoughts on the Canon A80 for any-one interseted in buying a digital camera to 'just take photos'. When I decided that it was time to put away my old film camera and move with the times (as my eldest put it), and buy a digital camera that I could print the photos on my home printer I could not find a reveiw that just stated, in laymans terms, which would be the best buy. After a few embarressing visits to camera shops, explaining that ...
  • Pros: so easy to use and compact
  • Cons: battery life could be better
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Overall 4
4.0

Out dated with bad shutter delay

duirsgrove "duirsgrove", Amazon
18 May 2006
  • Summary: If you were to buy this camera now to be fair it's out dated although more attractive in price than when I bought mine about 2 years ago now after various good reviews. I recently got a Fuji 3MP and to a large degree it's a lot better than this one! Positives, it still works despite numerous drops, beaches and child man handling.
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