Summary Canon A540

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Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Aperture
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 85k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Pros

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The Canon A540 vs other recent compacts

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel

Cons

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Zoom Below average zoom Help
4x
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
85k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
5.9 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
February 2006
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Size Slightly large Help
Compact (90×64×43 mm)
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.3 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Thickness Thick Help
1.7"

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