Canon PowerShot A800 review

Cheap and cheerful, but not all plain sailing

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Tech Specs

Product TypeCompact Camera
Battery Size SupportedAA
Maximum Video Resolution640 x 480
Effective Camera Resolution10 Megapixel
USBYes
Wide AngleNo
PictBridgeYes
Product FamilyPowerShot A
HD Movie ModeNo
Memory Card SupportedSecure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus
ColourSilver
Optical Zoom3.3x
Digital Zoom4x
Brand NameCanon
FeaturesFace Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Manual White Balance
Screen Size6.4 cm (2.5")
Video FormatsMotion JPEG (AVI)
Viewfinder TypeNo
Weight (Approximate)186 g
Image Sensor Size1/2.3" (6.16 mm x 4.62 mm)
Maximum Image Resolution3648 x 2736
Display Screen TypeLCD
Height61.6 mm
Width94.3 mm
Depth31.2 mm
Product SeriesA
Focal Length6.60 mm to 21.60 mm
Image FormatsJPEG
Focus ModesAuto
ManufacturerCanon, Inc
Product ModelA800
Product NamePowerShot A800 Compact Camera
Product LinePowerShot
Exposure Control

Program AE

Aspect Ratio16:9
Manufacturer Part Number5027B016
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.canon.co.uk
Marketing Information

You can rely on Canon know-how to take great 10 Megapixel photos with Smart Auto mode. Available in 4 colours, the PowerShot A800 has a lightweight design that is fun and easy to use.

Package Contents
  • PowerShot A800 Compact Camera
  • 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
Limited Warranty1 Year