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Canon PowerShot A490 review

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Product Type
Compact Camera
Battery Size Supported
AA
Maximum Video Resolution
640 x 480
Effective Camera Resolution
10 Megapixel
USB
Yes
Product Family
PowerShot A
Colour
Silver
Optical Zoom
3.3x
Digital Zoom
4x
Brand Name
Canon
Features
Face Detection
Screen Size
6.4 cm (2.5")
Video Formats
Motion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder Type
No
Weight (Approximate)
175 g
Minimum Focus Distance
10 mm
Maximum Image Resolution
3648 x 2736
Maximum Frame Rate
30 fps
Number of Batteries Supported
2
Battery Built-in
No
Battery Included
Yes
Display Screen Type
LCD
Memory Card Supported
MMCplus, HC MMCplus, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC)
Height
61.7 mm
Width
93.5 mm
Depth
30.6 mm
Autofocus Points
5
Product Series
A
Focal Length
6.60 mm to 21.60 mm
Image Formats
JPEG
Flash Modes
Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Red-eye Reduction
Focus Modes
Auto
Manufacturer
Canon, Inc
Product Model
A490
Product Name
PowerShot A490 Compact Camera
Product Line
PowerShot
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Manufacturer Part Number
4258B011
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

Affordable, easy and fun, the PowerShot A490 uses Canon know-how to let everyone take great 10 Megapixel photos. Its compact, lightweight design slips easily into any pocket. A 10.0 Megapixel sensor gives you the detail for superb, large-scale prints, or creatively cropping shots to perfection.

Battery Life
150 Shot
Package Contents
  • PowerShot A490 Compact Camera
  • 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
Display Resolution
115000 Pixel
Limited Warranty
1 Year

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