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Canon A2600 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 5x CCD Mar 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
One industry award
Easy to use
Good technical features
27 Reviews + 1 Award
vido.com.ua Recommended

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This medium megapixel camera was given a "Recommended" award by review websites Vido.com.ua who wrote that this camera was good.

Owner Reviews Are Average

On average, based on 13 owner reviews this Canon camera has an overall owner rating of 77 out of 100.

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,378 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Canon has excellent reviews specifically within its medium megapixel digital cameras range. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on eight expert reviews from sites including Ephotozine, PC Mag, portablegear.nl and reviewed.com the average expert rating of this digital camera is 67%.


Flash

Has an External Flash Connector

The Canon A2600 has an external flash connector, as do most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera.

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Has a Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon A2600 has a flash exposure compensation. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have a flash exposure compensation.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon A2600 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most common video resolutions of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this Canon digital camera). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). The video resolution of all cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera ranges from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon A2600 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also have a built-in microphone.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The Canon A2600 supports PictBridge. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera also support PictBridge.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon A2600 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec do have an HDMI.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon A2600 has one of the smaller maximum aperture numbers (6.9) amongst medium megapixel digital cameras of this age. The average maximum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago is 7.4, and the maximum aperture numbers range from 2.5 to 38.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3.4. At only 2.8, the Canon A2600 has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of only 5 times zoom factor, the Canon A2600 has a fairly small optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera. The smallest optical zoom of medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera is 0.34x and the biggest is 65x.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 5x optical zoom cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the ST100, or the SAMSUNG DV300F both from Samsung or the Canon A3350 IS.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth looking at include the D5100 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (5.8x and higher rated), the Coolpix S5200 (6x and higher rated), or the 3200 (6x and higher rated) all from Nikon.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

Cameras of a similar type and age to this camera have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 40mm. With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Canon A2600 has one of the longest minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon A2600 has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

Alternative 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the L120, the S3300, or the Coolpix S1200 ($200) all from Nikon.

Cameras with a bigger digital zoom that might also be worth considering include the WB250 ($311.99) (5x), or the 77 (5x) both from Samsung or the HP P550 (5x) which also has a higher rating.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon A2600 has a battery charger included, as do most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The Canon A2600 has a batteries included. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera also have a batteries included.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon A2600 has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. Most comparable spec cameras that have been available for a similar time to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This camera also have a still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200 and 3264 x 2448. The worst still image resolution of all cameras of this age and spec is 640 x 360 and the best is 4928 x 3264.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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Camera

Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon A2600 features multi-shot function, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The Canon A2600 features multi burst mode. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature multi burst mode.

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Supports Live View

The Canon A2600 supports live view, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Features Histogram

The Canon A2600 features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also feature histogram.

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Quite High Playback Zoom (max)

The Canon A2600 has a quite high playback zoom (max) (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera. Medium megapixel digital cameras that came out around the same time as this camera have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 16x, and the average playback zoom (max) is 9.1x.

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Design

Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use the menus. Expert review site Digitalone.com.sg wrote “Canon's new digital compact camera model come with a help button that activates a quick menu on the LCD screen, providing easy-to-understand instructions” in their review of this digital camera.

Two people agreed that the Canon A2600 was easy to use. Vate Pathfollower said on Amazon.co.uk twelve years ago “It is extremely easy to use”. T&j Harper rated the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon.co.uk “You're not forced to use wi-fi (we prefer to use ethernet”.

Two owners agreed that it was easy to handle. Mart mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Amazon three years ago “Lack of in-camera charger - the standard charger supplied is a dedicated wall plug chargerThe positives are a good lens which produces sharp images, easy handling and low price”.

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to setup. Mr David Jones scored the product 4 stars out of 5 and he wrote on Amazon.co.uk last year “Realtively simple to set up”. Ian Spanswick mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “Really easy to set-up”.

One customer concluded that it had a good interface. T&j Harper mentioned on Amazon.co.uk “The web interface is clear”.

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Robust

One owner who reviewed it thought it was well made.

Nice Design

One customer thought this digital camera was good looking.

Excellent Photo Quality for the Money

Four people concluded that it was good quality. Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “Excellent photo quality for the money” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Ephotozine.com said “It has decent enough image quality and a well built metal body that looks stylish in any of the colours it is available in”. Happypunter mentioned “Picture quality is first rate too” in their Canon A2600 review and gave this digital camera a score of the highest possible rating of 5 stars.


Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon A2600 has a built-in flash. Most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for more than two years also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative cameras with a built-in flash currently available including because of it's better review score, the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, the SeaLife DC1400 Pro Duo ($799.98), or the GE A1455.

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Features Face Detection

The Canon A2600 features face detection. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago also feature face detection.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon A2600 has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

With a display diagonal of 3 inches, the Canon A2600 has one of the larger display diagonals amongst digital cameras of this age. The display diagonals of cameras of this spec and age range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

We compared this camera to all the other 3" screen digital cameras and we think because of it's better review score, the SAMSUNG DV300F, and the 31F both from Samsung or the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm is also worth considering.

If this camera display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might also want to consider the Df ($1,995.95) (3.2"), the D4 ($4,299.99) (3.2"), or the D4S ($4,200) (3.2") all from Nikon which also has a higher rating.

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Very Wide Field of View

Across all the medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera the field of views range from 95% to 100%. When compared to other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera, the Canon A2600's field of view of 100 percent is one of the widest.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The Canon A2600 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) (only 230,000 pixels) amongst comparable spec cameras of this age. The average display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this camera is 430,000 pixels, and the display resolutions (numeric) range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One owner who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Twelve people considered that it was compact. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag four years ago “Canon's compact, entry-level PowerShot A2600 is capable of producing sharp images.”. Also four years ago expert website Digitalone.com.sg mentioned “This is a most unusual compact camera - it is palm-sized, square-shaped” in their review of this digital camera. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “By Eric Butterfield The Canon PowerShot A2600 is compact and affordable”.

One person considered that it was a good body shape.

One person said in their reviews that the product was heavy and bulky. Mr David Jones said in his review of this digital camera on Amazon.co.uk “Top heavy when using the stand so the base needs securing” and gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5.

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Average Weight

The Canon A2600 has a pretty average weight (135 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

Other 135g cameras currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung ST100, or the Canon 125 HS.

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Support

Good Support

One person who reviewed the product wrote that it had good technical guidance.


Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who reviewed this digital camera thought it had a good screen. Mart mentioned “Body shape is reasonably compact (98 x 56 x 20mm, weight is 135g including battery and SD card), LCD screen is a good size at 3 inches” yet they rated the product 60 out of 100.

Good Video Capture

One customer who purchased the product concluded that it was good for video recording.

6x Zoom

Four owners who purchased this digital camera mentioned that it had a good lens. Mart said three years ago “The lens starts at a good wideangle (28mm in terms of a 35mm camera” but even so they rated the Canon A2600 60 out of 100.

Three people wrote in their reviews that it had a good zoom. Digitalone.com.sg wrote four years ago “6x zoom” . Pcmag.com said in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “The 16-megapixel shooter has a 5x zoom lens” and rated it 4 stars out of 5. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com said in their review of this digital camera “Quick TakePros5X zoom lens offers 28mm wide angle Eco mode saves battery life Affordable”.

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Good Quality Pictures

Seven people who purchased it reckoned that it was able to produce good images. Joe King mentioned on Amazon.co.uk three years ago “They record to a local NAS and have a great quality image during the day or night” in his review of this digital camera.

Two owners said that it had a good picture resolution. Mart said in their review of this digital camera on Amazon “Movie mode is via a one-touch button and is HD720 resolution, standard for a basic compact”.

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Features

Good Technical Features

One customer thought this digital camera had good features. Vate Pathfollower said “Has some excellent features, eg super macro lens, which I dont even have on my DSLR”.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

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