Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that it was able to produce good images. Cnet.com wrote six years ago “Canon's PowerShot A3000 IS continues the A series' trajectory toward "easy and fun" photography by abandoning a feature the line was known for in the past” nonetheless they only scored the product 3 stars. Goodgearguide.com.au wrote in their Canon PowerShot A3000 review on Good Gear Guide.com.au “It can take very clear images”. Goodgearguide.com.au also mentioned “Indeed, despite its simplicity you won't be disappointed with the fine detail this camera can capture; you'll be able to crop your images closely without making them look awful”.
One customer said in their reviews that the Canon PowerShot A3000 had a good image sensor. Expert website Whatdigitalcamera.com wrote in their Canon PowerShot A3000 review six years ago “The 12.1MP CMOS sensor promises plenty” and rated it 4 stars.