overview Light sensitivity

Light sensitivity Light sensitivity
1,600 ISO

Using a higher ISO setting captures more light, letting you avoid blur or shoot in low light situations. However, higher ISO settings usually result in lower quality images.

Learn more about max light sensitivity - ISO.

Compared To Compared to recent compacts for less than $175

Out of 1 recent compacts for less than $175, only 1 has (significantly) better light sensitivity than the Canon PowerShot A800.

Canon PowerShot A800
1,600 ISO
Best
6,400 ISO
Average
6,400 ISO
Min
6,400 ISO