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Latest Canon Powershot Digital Camera A480
By Monty Alexander
The Canon PowerShot A480 is a new entry-level digital camera. Powershot A480 is one of the better models around in terms of build quality when compared to other competitive products. Range of 15 preset shooting modes allows any user to instantly get the correct settings for common scenes. Options include dedicated Kids & Pets, Sunset, and Indoor modes. The digital zoom of this Canon Silver Digital camera is 4x, the digital magnification factor however adversely affects the image clarity resulting in blurred images. It is situated as a lower-end consumer grade point and shoot camera that’s no frills and comes with a reasonable price.
Canon has introduced the PowerShot A480 digital compact camera, replacing PowerShot A470 with new easier to use button layout. Canon have added a new model to their existing ‘A’ series of Digital Cameras, and upgraded the design. Canon Powershot A480 10MP Digital Camera comes with an image resolution of 10 mega-pixels. Canon PowerShot A480
is a 10 megapixels point-and-shoot digital camera features 3.3x optical zoom. The 3.3x optical zoom lens in the camera is ever so slightly wider-angle and less powerful than the 3.4x zoom of the A470, and offers 35mm equivalent focal lengths from a rather tight 37mm wide angle to a 122mm telephoto. Maximum aperture ranges from f/3.0 to f/5.8 across the zoom range. This digital camera has an unfussy design and you should find the camera easy to use. A480 is undeniably a well-made, quite compact digital camera, with an understated metallic blue, silver and black plastic body and excellent overall finish, impressive considering its budget price-tag. This new model is also handy for shooting moving memories, as it can shoot digital video - with sound: 640x480 @ 20fps, and 320x240 @ 30fps.
Overall the Canon Powershot A480 camera is an easy-to-use and well-balanced camera that produces good photos, making it an excellent choice for the first-time camera buyer.
Monty Alexander has written articles on all types of cameras – digital camera, film cameras, slr cameras, camcorders etc.