Summary Canon A540

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Specifications Key specs
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 85k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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The Canon A540 vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
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The Canon A540 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
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
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
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 size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
February 2006
Weight Heavy Help
230 g
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Canon PowerShot A540
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