Canon Powershot A530 Reviews
Product Type: Canon digital cameras
Description:Model ID 1119B007AA / Canon PowerShot A530 - Digital camera - 5.0 Mpix - optical zoom: 4 x - supported memory: MMC, SD / The PowerShot A530 is equipped with an approximately 5.0 million camera effective pixel 1/2.5-inch Charge Coupled Device (CCD). Also, with DIGIC II, higher ... more
Canon Powershot A530 ... resolution and high-speed processing were achieved and the startup time and response time were shortened. This camera is equipped with the 4x optical zoom lens, which covers a 35mm film equivalent focal length ranging from 35 mm (Wide Angle) to 140 mm (Telephoto) and an f/2.6 (Wide Angle) - f/5.5 (Telephoto) aperture.
The PowerShot A530 succeeds the basic shooting functions of the PowerShot A510 and has additional or more advanced functions as well except omitting Tv (Shutter-Priority AE) and Av (Aperture-Priority AE) in the shooting mode.
The recording pixels now include a "Widescreen" feature that has the same aspect ratio as so-called 16:9 widescreen TVs for shooting wide images. Adding ISO  has resulted in a faster shutter speed even when shooting in dark environments. The Color Accent mode and Color Swap mode that transform colors when shooting have been added to the Special Scene mode. The new "My Colors" in the FUNC. menu is used to change the look and feel of the pictures when shooting. With the newly added "Standard", "Compact", "Color Accent" and "Color Swap" in the movie mode, it is easier to select modes to meet the purpose. In the Standard mode, digital zoom while recording movies is available.
Newest Review: ... the wide end, but the slight extra telephoto over a basic 3x zoom can come in useful from time to time. The zoom is ... more
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Customer Canon Powershot A530 Reviews (1)
by - written on 19/10/11 (Very useful, 47 readings)
** Introduction ** For many years Canon's A series of budget compacts were seen, generally with some justification, as among the best such digital cameras to buy for photographers who were more interested in function than in style. They might not have been terribly elegant, but they provided a good range of features at a fair price and produced consistently pleasing results. The five-megapixel A530 from 2006 is a good example of the breed: although with slightly fewer features than some of its A-series stablemates it is a capable machine with which anybody should be able to take nice-looking photos. ** Looks and handling ** The A530 comes ... Read the complete review
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