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Canon A800

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Canon A800

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Compact 10MP 3.3x Yes Sep 2011
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Canon A800 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with reviews, we have ranked the Canon A800 number 96 across all digital cameras.
96
Reviews
113 Reviews + 2 Awards
98
Value for Money
Excellent
92
Features
Fully-Featured
93
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 93?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews. 100% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some great features:
Very small optical zoom
Larger than average minimum aperture number
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
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<br>- 10.0 megapixels<br>- 3.3x optical zoom lens<br>- 6.2 cm (2.5 ) lcd<br>- smart auto mode<br>- blur reduction mode<br>- easy to use design<br>- 16 shooting modes including faceself-timer<br>- DIGIC iii<br>- long play movies<br>- AA batter
10 megapixels
3.3x optical zoom lens
6.2 cm (2.5 ) LCD
Smart auto mode
Blur reduction mode
Easy to use design
16 shooting modes including faceself-timer
Digic iii
Long play movies
AA batteries

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How Big is the Canon A800?

The Canon A800 is 94.3mm wide and 61.6mm tall. It is 31.2mm deep and weighs 186g.

Canon A800 front dimensions
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Canon A800 In-Depth Analysis

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Features

Lower Than Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Canon A800 of only 10MP is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 92% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the megapixels range from 0.3MP to 80MP, and the average megapixels is 16MP.

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Only 3648 X 2736 Pixels Image Resolution

The Canon A800 has a maximum image resolution of 3648 x 2736 pixels. That's 37% lower image resolution than a 4608 x 3456 pixels digital camera, which is the most common resolution. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 8256 x 6192 pixels and the worst is 640 x 480 pixels.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon A800 of only 3.3x is smaller than 87% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon A800 is 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all digital cameras the resolution ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 640 x 480 is known as VGA.

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Larger Than Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon A800 of 3 is larger than 71% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon A800 has an image stabilizer. 77% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon A800 of 3,200 is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 36% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Slow Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon A800 of only 0.0005s is slower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the slowest 33% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Weight

The Canon A800's weight of 186g is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the heaviest 43% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon A800 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Lower Than Average Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Canon A800 of only 115,000 pixels is very low compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 97% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 610,000 pixels.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon A800's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 40% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Low Maximum Playback Zoom

The Canon A800's maximum playback zoom of only 2x is in the lowest 6% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature. Digital cameras have playback zoom (max) of between 1x and 39x, and the average maximum playback zoom is 10x.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon A800's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 37mm is very long compared to most other digital cameras. It is longer than 98% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon A800 supports a maximum video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels. That's 85% lower video resolution than the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In addition, this digital camera supports a video resolution of 320 x 240 pixels. Cameras resolutions range from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 4096 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon A800's digital zoom of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 21% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Custom Colours

The Canon A800 supports custom colours. 94% of digital cameras do not support custom colours.

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Has an HDMI Port

The Canon A800 has an HDMI port. 73% of cameras do not have an HDMI port.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other digital cameras, the Canon A800 does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon A800 supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Only 1280 X 720 Still Image Resolution

The Canon A800 supports a maximum still image resolution of 1280 x 720. That's 69% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by digital cameras. Across all cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of digital cameras is 1", the largest is 9", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The Canon A800's display diagonal of only 2.5" is smaller than 93% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon a800silver, canon 5029b016, canon 5030b001, canon a800red, 5029b002aa

Barcodes:

00013803133028, 00013803133042, 00013803133059, 03610170015062, 03610170024934, 04960999688343, 04960999688404, 04960999688435, 05052217466617, 05052217468178, 05052584529625, 08714574562889, 08714574562902, 08714574562919, 08714574562926, 08714574562964, 08714574563008, 08714574563015, 08714574563046, 08714574563077, 08714574563121, 08714574563138, 08714574563145, 08714574563152, 08714574563169, 08714574563220, 08714574563237, 08714574563268, 08714574563282, 08714574563312

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