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Old 16-01-2009
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Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera Announced

The PowerShot A470 is dead, long live the PowerShot A480! Canon renews its entry by unveiling today a compact digital camera user, worthy successor to the PowerShot A470 was introduced in January.

Photo credit: DP Review

The majority of the characteristics of this new model are equivalent or comparable to those of his predecessor. It stands out, however, reduced by 25% and new functions. It measures only 92 mm in width, 62 mm in height and 31 mm deep with a weight of 140 grams (without batteries).

The Canon PowerShot A480 is equipped with many features and functions to simplify its use. It integrates technologies including face recognition and detection of movements which, together with its DIGIC 3 processor, to optimize the settings automatically shooting (focus, exposure, white balance). It also presents a clear layout of buttons. 15 patterns adapted to various situations are finally available.

Here is a summary of its main features:
  • CCD 1 / 2, 3 inches of 10 million pixels
  • 3.3 x zoom equivalent to a 37-122mm F/3.0-5.8
  • 2.5-inch LCD screen of 115 000 points
  • Sensitivity ISO 80 to 1600
  • Storage on SD or SDHC cards
  • Power by 2 AA batteries
  • VGA video at 20 fps or 30 fps QVGA

The Canon PowerShot A480 will be available in black, silver, red and blue in February for 130 euros.
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Old 16-01-2009
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Re: Canon PowerShot A480 Digital Camera Announced

It looks like a toy for children
Clearly it is a little gadget level look.
It remains to see the quality of the photos because it is in the middle of the price range.
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