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Canon Powershot A3500 IS

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Canon Powershot A3500 is

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Canon Powershot A3500 IS
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Canon Powershot A3500 is Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon Powershot A3500 is number 249 in best selling cameras and number 821 across all digital cameras.
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121 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Features
Good Features
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good expert reviews and great user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 121 reviews.
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 good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Shoot, share, amaze
.0 megapixels<br>- 28mm wide, 5x zoom lens; 10x zoomplus<br>- intelligent is<br>- wi-fi; GPS via mobile<br>- slim body with metal exterior<br>- 7.5 cm (3.0 ) lcd<br>- HD movies (720p) with movie button<br>- smart auto (32 scenes); help button<br>- eco
16.0 megapixels
28mm wide, 5x zoom lens; 10x zoomplus
Intelligent IS
Wi-Fi; GPS via mobile
Slim body with metal exterior
Large 7.5 cm (3.0 ) LCD
HD movies (720p) with movie button
Smart auto (32 scenes); help button
Eco mode
Fun and creative modes. live view control
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

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How Big is the Canon Powershot A3500 IS?

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS is 97.7mm wide and 56mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 135g.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Powershot A3500 IS of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the highest 50% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 5x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 52% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 2.8 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Powershot A3500 IS has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The ISO sensitivities (max) of cameras range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The Canon Powershot A3500 IS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 6% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of only 135g is in the lightest 26% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the Powershot A3500 IS of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Powershot A3500 IS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the longest 8% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 30% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Powershot A3500 IS has a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Powershot A3500 IS features flash exposure compensation. 79% of cameras do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of digital cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Powershot A3500 IS does not have an HDMI, although it is worth keeping in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 0.435" is fairly average compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 58% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon Powershot A3500 IS is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 digital camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Powershot A3500 IS of 6.9 is larger than 89% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Powershot A3500 IS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Powershot A3500 IS supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 69% of cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 58% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Powershot A3500 IS is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Powershot A3500 IS has a wrist strap, unlike 91% of cameras which do not have a wrist strap.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8163b012aadri007, A3500IS BK + Hama Acce, canon 8714574597003, canon co59883ean, canon cz6h442, 816692R17PX, 816747R17TG, psa3500ispr, 8156B012AA, 8162B015AA, 8165B011AA, 8165B004

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