Canon PowerShot A590 IS vs Canon PowerShot A490

Winner
Canon PowerShot A590 IS

46

Canon PowerShot A490

39

Runner-up

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A590 IS

Wide aperture
Aperture
f/2.6
Image stabilization
Image stabilization
  1. Lens
Great viewfinder
Viewfinder
Tunnel
 

Reasons to buy the Canon PowerShot A490

We are not aware of any reasons to consider buying the Canon PowerShot A490 over the Canon PowerShot A590 IS.

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competitors

Canon PowerShot A590 IS Competitors

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Canon PowerShot A510

Compact

Continuous shooting Shoots slightly faster
Image stabilization No image stabilization
Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Travel zoom

Wide angle Much better wide angle
Screen size Significantly larger screen
Aperture Significantly narrower aperture
Canon PowerShot A640

Canon PowerShot A640

Digicam

Screen flips out Has a flip-out screen
External flash Supports an external flash
Image stabilization No image stabilization

Canon PowerShot A490 Competitors

Sony NEX F3

Sony NEX F3

Mirrorless interchangeable-lens

$449 with 18-55mm lens

Screen resolution Much higher resolution screen
Sensor type Has a CMOS-family sensor
Size Slightly larger
Canon PowerShot A480

Canon PowerShot A480

Compact

$225

Weight Slightly lighter
Olympus FE-240

Olympus FE-240

Ultra compact

Size Slightly smaller
Thickness Thinner
Aperture Narrower aperture

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