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Canon Powershot A495 Digital Camera, 10.0 Megapixels, 3.3x Optical Zoom, 2.5" LCD Display, Silver

SKU: ICAA495SL MFR: 4259B001
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About this item

With its streamlined silhouette and smoothly-curved edges, the Canon PowerShot A495 has the compact sophistication and relaxed simplicity that make it a natural for beginners and everyone else who craves style and convenience. The 10.0 Megapixel resolution and 3.3x Optical Zoom make it easy to capture the action in dazzling color and brilliant detail.

The DIGIC III Image Processor keeps it all looking sharp. To help you make the most of your creativity, new Scene Modes make your photographs standout. A bright, bold 2.5-inch LCD makes shooting and playback a genuine pleasure. Plus, choose from any of three dazzling colors.

What's Included With This Item

  • Canon PowerShot A495 Body
  • AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC300
  • Canon 1 Year Limited Warranty

Summary of Customer Reviews

Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Easy to use (9) , Simple controls/menu (8) , Lightweight/portable (8) , Nice features/settings (8) , Durable (7) , Excellent image quality (7) , Good battery life (7) , Good low-light performance (6) , Large clear LCD (5)
Cons:
Dim LCD (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (1) , Semi-pro photographer (1)

Key Features

  • Easy to use, powerful A-Series camera has 10.0 Megapixels and 3.3x Optical Zoom makes picture taking a snap!
  • Smart AUTO will do the work for you by intelligently selecting the proper settings for the camera based on 18 predefined shooting situations.
  • New Scene Modes such as Super Vivid for additional bursts of color and Poster Effect for a unique artistic look, which gives the shooter more creative freedom to capture images their way!
  • Large, clear 2.5-inch LCD makes taking and viewing images a breeze.
  • This AA battery-powered camera enables you to easily power up on the go!

Technical Specs

Image Capture Device Type 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
Focal Length 3.3x zoom: 37 (W) - 122 (T) mm (35mm film equiv.)
Digital Zoom Approx. 4x
Focusing Range Normal: 2 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 9.8 in. (25 cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in - 1.6 ft. (W), 9.8 in. - 1.6 ft. (T) (1 - 50 cm (W), 25 - 50 cm (T))
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
LCD Monitor 2.5-inch type
LCD Pixels Approx. 115,000 dots
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Maximum Aperture f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/2000 sec. 15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Shutter speed available in Long Shutter 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1 (Unit: sec.)
ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Control Method Program AE; 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, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Shutter Sync: 1st curtain, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Smart Flash Exposure
Flash Range 30 cm - 3.0 m (W), 30 cm - 2.0 (T) (12 in. - 9.8 ft (W), 12 in. - 6.6 ft. (T))
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)
Shooting Modes Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter), Movie
Photo Effects My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom Color
Self-Timer Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2.sec. delay/custom
Continuous Shooting Approx. 0.9 shot/sec. approx. 2.5 shots/sec. in Low Light)
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 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 3648 x 2736 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 2272 x 1704 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3648 x 2048 (Widescreen)
Movie: Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 (29.97) fps/30 (29.97) fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 (29.97) fps)
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Resume, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Rotate, Jump, Slide Show, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Movie: Normal Playback, Slow Motion, Pause, First Frame, Last Frame, Next Frame, Previous Frame, Fast Forward, Fast Rewind
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: any movie file one at a time
Computer Interface Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. AA NiMH batteries (NB-3AH) (x2)
3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (available accessory)
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 150 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 400 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery (NB-3AH))
Playback Time Approx. 8 hours. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 10 hours (AA-size NiMH Battery)
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
0 - 35°C/32 - 95°F when NB-3AH is used
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.68 x 2.43 x 1.20 in./93.5 x 61.7 x 30.6mm
Weight Approx. 6.17 oz./175g (camera, including batteries and memory card)
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