Summary Canon A800

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Specifications Key specs
Help 3.3x
Screen size
Help 2.5"
Help f/3
Screen resolution
Help 115k dots
Wide angle
Help 37 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 30fps
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Canon PowerShot A800Canon PowerShot A800


Canon has replaced the PowerShot A800 with the A810.

Canon PowerShot A810
Canon PowerShot A810 announced February 2012
Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Movie format Higher resolution movies

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The Canon A800 vs other recent compacts

Macro focus Good macro Help
1.0 cm


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The Canon A800 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
37 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.8 fps
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
Shutter lag Longer shutter lag Help
530 ms shutter lag
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 30fps
Screen resolution 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
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Announced Old Help
March 2011
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Canon PowerShot A800
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