Canon A3000 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot A3000 IS 
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General
Model Number: A3000 IS
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $149.99
Street Price: $107.50
Date Available: 2010-02-28
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.5 oz (155 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.8 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(97 x 58 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, Other),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30/30 LP, 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.60
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 10.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 140 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 60 cm
1.2 - 23.6 in
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (W) to f/5.6 (T)
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: No
Shutter Priority: No
Full Manual Exposure: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Auto*, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN**; *Automatically detects shooting scene; **Face Detection Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
Self Timer: 2, 10, custom seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1-13 ft./30cm-4.0m (W), 1-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection:  
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-8L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-8L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 230
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, i-Contrast, Smart Auto, Face Detection self-timer. Available in two-toned black and silver.

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