Summary Canon A490

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 16
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 38
Specifications Key specs
Help 3.3x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/3
Screen resolution
Help 115k dots
Wide angle
Help 37 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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The Canon A490 vs other recent compacts

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The Canon A490 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
37 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.9 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
115k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
January 2010


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Canon PowerShot A490
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