Canon A470 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot A470 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: A470 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $129.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2008-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.5 oz (214 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.1 x 2.2 x 1.6 in.
(104 x 56 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 20, 30, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.10
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 7.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 132 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.40x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 47 cm
2.0 - 18.5 in
Aperture Range: f/3.0 (wide) / f/5.8 (tele) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot Metering (frame is fixed to the center); Face Detect 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium 
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 9.8 ft (W) / 6.6 ft (T); ISO set to Auto 
Ext Flash Connection:  
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
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: Yes 
External Connections: USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, PhotoStitch, Drivers 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: 400
Notes & Features: Face Detection technology, Motion Detection technology for reducing blur.  

 


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