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Canon PowerShot A2200 Digital Camera, 14.1 Megapixels, 4x Optical/4x Digital Zoom, 2.7-inch LCD Display, 720p HD Video, Silver

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About Canon A2200

The compact and newly-redesigned PowerShot A2200 digital camera (Silver) proves that you really can have it all - in a color to match your personality! Gorgeous images are possible for any level photographer thanks to Smart AUTO, a system that detects what's going on in the scene, then automatically and intelligently selects proper settings for the camera based on 32 pre-defined shooting situations. Capture memories beautifully either as still images, or videos in incredibly realistic 720p HD. PowerShot A2200 puts powerful technology at your command by making it easy.

14.1 Megapixels provide rich detail. A 4x Wide Angle (28mm) Optical Zoom gives you more room to compose your shot. The camera is loaded with fun, useful features you'll love, like Discreet Mode that lets you shoot in restrictive situations by operating noise - and flash-free and Creative Filters for an easy way to add professional-looking artistry to your photography. The powerful Lithium-ion battery charges up quickly to keep the fun going and you'll get a big, clear look at what you're shooting with a, bright 2.7-inch LCD screen.

The Canon A2200 is popular because customers like the following qualities of the Canon A2200: Durable, Easy to use, Excellent image quality, Good battery life, Good low-light performance, Large clear LCD, Lightweight/portable, Nice features/settings and Simple controls/menu

Canon A2200 Features

  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations
  • Capture memories your way as either still images or in 720p HD video
  • Easy to use, powerful A-Series camera has 14.1 Megapixels with 4x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom (28mm wide)
  • Large, clear 2.7-inch LCD makes taking and viewing images a breeze
  • New scene mode: Discreet Mode disables the sound, flash and AF beam so you can capture images in quiet areas
  • Creative Filters offers fun and artistic ways to capture photos
  • Lithium-ion battery offers an easy alternative to recharge the battery

Canon A2200 Specifications

Camera Type
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash
Resolution
14.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels
Approx. 14.5 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 14.1 Megapixels
Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 112mm (T)
Digital Zoom
4x
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3-50cm) (W)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Display
2.7-inch TFT color wide viewing angle LCD monitor
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed
1 - 1/1600 sec.
15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Low Light: ISO 400-6400
Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Control Method
AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Flash Range
12 in.-13 ft. (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (T)/30cm-4.0m (W), 50cm-2.0m (T)
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Shooting Modes
P, Live View Control, Auto, Easy, SCN, Creative Filters, Discreet, Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 0.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 2.7 shots/sec (in Low Light mode and Blur Reduction)
Storage Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: PCM (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Images: 4320 x 3240 (Large), 3072 x 2304 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small), 4320 x 2432 (Widescreen)
Playback Modes File
Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, My Category, Jump, Smart Shuffle Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Resize, i-Contrast, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Red-Eye Correction
Movies: Normal Playback, slow motion, skip forward, skip back, next frame, previous frame
Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, all images
Video: any video file
Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out
NTSC/PAL
Audio Out
Monaural
Power Source
Battery Pack NB-8L
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60
Shooting Capacity
Approx. 280 shots
Operating Temperature
32-104 deg.F/0-40 deg.C
Operating Humidity
10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.67 x 2.25 x 0.93 in. / 93.2 x 57.2 x 23.6mm
Weight
Approx. 4.76 oz. / 135g (Including the battery and memory card)
Approx. 4.06 oz. / 115 g (camera body only)
Mfr #
4941B001
SKU
ICAA2200SL

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3.8

(based on 26 reviews)

69%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Ratings Distribution

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    (13)

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    (6)

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    (0)

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    (4)

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    (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great Value

I needed a camera to take on vacation to the beach and purchased my Cannon Power Shot A2200 knowing I could return/upgrade it after my vacation if I was not pleased with it. The only features the A2200 does not have that I wanted are Color Swap and Color Accent. After considering an exchange I decided not to spend appox. $50 more for those features, that I could live without them. This camera takes great pictures, has nice features and settings, and the display was much easier to see in brigh...

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I needed a camera to take on vacation to the beach and purchased my Cannon Power Shot A2200 knowing I could return/upgrade it after my vacation if I was not pleased with it. The only features the A2200 does not have that I wanted are Color Swap and Color Accent. After considering an exchange I decided not to spend appox. $50 more for those features, that I could live without them. This camera takes great pictures, has nice features and settings, and the display was much easier to see in bright sunlight then the camera my friend was using at the beach, and I might add hers was a much more expensive camera! The battery ran down pretty quickly while on vacation but I was playing and experimenting with the camera quite a bit. I do carry an extra battery and I recommend that if purchasing this camera that you get an extra battery or be sure to charge it often with heavy usage.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

worst camera do not buy!!!!!!

I purchased this camera 3 weeks ago and it was working fine . I used it last night and it was fine then went to use today and the canon logo comes up but then the screen goes black. The camera sounds like it is taking a picture but i cannot review it. VERY UNHAPPY WILL NEVER BUY CANON AGAIN!!!!!!!!

Reviewed by 26 customers

 
5.0

Cannot unlock memory

By

How do I unlock this camera?

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Not Impressed

By

Disappointed with the auto setting. Pictures were too bright regardless of which setting I used. Thought the quality would be much much better.

 
4.0

Reliable Camera

By

I used this product casually, for family vacations and parties. The camera is great for someone that is not a professional photographer. It is easy to use and has enough settings to cover your basic needs. The only drawback is that the camera only comes in the color red and it doesn't always photograph well in low light. Other than that, it is a good and reliable camera.

(6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

AWESOME CAMERA!!!

By

This is an amazing camera! I just received it and am already impressed! Anyone that says, "This camera takes blurry pictures", needs to actually read how to use it. Yes, the camera is a little small, but if it were any bigger someone would complain how it was too big. I cannot wait to use it more!

(11 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

worst camera do not buy!!!!!!

By

I purchased this camera 3 weeks ago and it was working fine . I used it last night and it was fine then went to use today and the canon logo comes up but then the screen goes black. The camera sounds like it is taking a picture but i cannot review it. VERY UNHAPPY WILL NEVER BUY CANON AGAIN!!!!!!!!

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Durability

By

I have this camera for 4 months and now it is not working don't know what happened but this camera has great filters but can easily broken.

 
4.0

Great camera for the price.

By

Is a great and easy to use camera. I highly recommend to a friend.

(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
2.0

Very Disappinted in my Camera

By

My Canon Power Shot A2200 was highly recommended to me by trhe clerk telling me it was an easy camera to use and a great camera. A camera she bought for her own grandmother to use. I thought I was buying a good product but instead I have a camera that sometimes it takes good pictures and other times they are horrrible. At my Granddaughter's birthday party I have some pictures that are good and some that are so blurry that i won't be able to use them in my scrapbook.. At my granddaughter's dance recital my camera took only pictures that were blurry so I have no pictures of that either. Pictures that I have taken outdoors were great and most of them not blurry but the indoors one are horrible. I am so disappointed and frustrated in this camera since I thought I was buying a camera that would last for a long time and would be able to take good pictures but instead I have a real lemon. I have read and re-read the book on the camera and asked the store where I purchased it for assistance but nothing has improved.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
4.0

Good Value for price

By

Purchased this a week ago and found it very easy to use. Very intuitive for the controls, (of course I have a couple other Canon cameras). Although others stated the pictures seemed grainy, once sent to my PC they seemed very sharp, and detailed. Only complaint is with my big hands this seems incredibly small in size, it may get lost in the sofa cushions.

(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Disappointed

By

The camera was a Christmas gift and only worked for a few days and then the display is always dark. The camera flashed and acts like it took a picture but did not. Reviewing the shots reveals completely black pictures. I have one very disappointed 9 year old.

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