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Canon PowerShot A800
6.5 out of 10

Canon PowerShot A800

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Canon PowerShot A800 Camera: Review

Review guidelines
1 May 2013
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot A800 is a compact digital camera with nice design and available in various colors. Among the outstanding features face detection and scene files and video footage in LP.
  • Pros: LCD, Battery Life, Smart Auto Mode, Blur Reduction Mode.
  • Cons: Objective; Image Stabilizer, DIGIC III processor graph.
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Overall 9
8.5
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 10
9.5
Features 8
8.0
Performance 9
8.5
Picture quality 9
8.5

Canon PowerShot A800 Review

What Digital Camera
9 January 2012
  • Excerpt: With an ultra-low price tag the Canon PowerShot A800 is sure to be popular amongst those looking for their first compact. But what exactly does £80 buy you these days? WDC finds out...
  • Pros: Extremely low price tag, good performance, impressive image quality
  • Cons: Sub-standard LCD screen, slightly limited specification
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Overall 8
8.3

Canon PowerShot A800

Camera Labs
1 April 2011
  • Summary: The Canon PowerShot A800 is a 10 Megapixel budget compact with a 3.3x optical zoom lens starting at 37mm (equivalent) and a 2.5 inch LCD screen. It's the entry level A-Series PowerShot, replacing the A490 and A495 which were launched a year earlier The PowerShot A800 lacks Canon's optical image...
  • Pros: Excellent image quality., Sturdy build quality., Long life from 2 x AA batteries., Blur Reduction Scene mode.
  • Cons: No image stabilisation., Limited 37mm wide angle., No menu Hints and Tips., No AV cable for TV viewing.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A800 review

TechRadar UK
11 July 2011
  • Summary: Cheap and cheerful, but not all plain sailing
  • Pros: Easy to use Reliable Smart Auto mode Longer battery life
  • Cons: Dumpy, lardy looks No HD video recording Some Scene Modes a tad pointless
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A800

GadgetSpeak
20 May 2011
  • Excerpt: This is another from the range of small pocket cameras produced by Canon. The Ixus range normally has solid batteries and the PowerShot range – as with this – normally are controlled by ‘AA’ batteries to power the unit.
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Performance 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A800

GadgetSpeak
20 May 2011
  • Excerpt: This is another from the range of small pocket cameras produced by Canon. The Ixus range normally has solid batteries and the PowerShot range – as with this – normally are controlled by ‘AA’ batteries to power the unit.
  • Read full review
Overall 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot A800 review

expertreviews.co.uk
14 May 2011
  • Excerpt: Canon isn't one to cut corners with its cameras, but it has trimmed the A800 down to its absolute bare essentials. The plastic, bulbous body is designed to accommodate two AA batteries (with rechargeables sold separately), the lens is a simple 3.3x zoom affair with no optical stabilisation, the...
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 7
7.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 7
7.0
Ease of use 7
7.0
Picture quality 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot A800

PhotographyBLOG
29 April 2011
  • Summary: Apart from a few new shooting modes and a questionable cosmetic overhaul that actually makes the camera slightly more difficult to use, it's difficult to see just what Canon have added to the new Powershot A800 to justify its release.
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