Summary Canon A550

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Specifications Key specs
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 2"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 86k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Canon PowerShot A550Canon PowerShot A550


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The Canon A550 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Wide aperture Help
Weight Light Help
210 g
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


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The Canon A550 vs other recent digicams

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.4 fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
January 2007
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
86k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
800 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
7.1 MP
Battery life Very short battery life Help
140 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Sensor type Sensor type Help
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Canon PowerShot A550
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