Summary Canon A490

Prices Price
Camera only
$200
Score Snapsort rank
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#n/a of 2
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 12
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

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$199.95

Cons

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The Canon A490 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Poor zoom Help
3.3x
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
37 mm
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
115k dots
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.9 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Announced Old Help
January 2010
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

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