Summary Canon A550

Prices Price
Camera only
$199
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 26
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 2"
Aperture
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 86k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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The Canon A550 vs other recent digicams

Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.6
Lowest price Inexpensive Help
$199.00
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Tunnel

Cons

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The Canon A550 vs other recent digicams

Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
86k dots
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
1.4 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
7.1 MP
Battery life Very short battery life Help
140 shots
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
January 2007
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Small screen Help
2"
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
800 ISO
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
9
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second

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