Summary Canon A580

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Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 69
Specifications Key specs
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/2.6
Screen resolution
Help 115k dots
Wide angle
Help 35 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 20fps
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Canon PowerShot A580Canon PowerShot A580


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The Canon A580 vs other recent digicams

Size Quite small Help
Mid size (94×65×41 mm)
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Weight Light Help
225 g


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The Canon A580 vs other recent digicams

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
35 mm
Screen size Very 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
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Supports RAW No RAW support Help
Less editing fidelity
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 20fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
115k dots
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
8 MP
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
200 shots
Macro focus Poor macro Help
5.0 cm
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.5" 5.75x4.31mm
Announced Old Help
January 2008
External flash No external flash Help
Less expandable
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Canon PowerShot A580
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