Summary Canon A490

Prices Price
Camera only
$180
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 20
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 37
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 3.3x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Aperture
Help f/3
Screen resolution
Help 115k dots
Wide angle
Help 37 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Canon A490 vs other recent compacts

Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$179.99

Cons

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The Canon A490 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
3.3x
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
37 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
2.5"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.9 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution 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
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Announced Old Help
January 2010
Popularity Not so popular Help
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