Canon A1300 16.0 Megapixel Simple and Easy Reviews Roundup

On February 7 2012, Canon announced 6 PowerShot A-series digital cameras - PowerShot A4000 IS, A3400 IS, A2400 IS, A2300, A1300 and A810, ranging from $200 to $110 in price. These new A-series models feature a 16 Megapixels sensor, 720p HD video capture, a 28mm wide-angle lens, the Smart AUTO feature with 32 shooting modes and a Help button to provide explanation of various shooting modes. The A4000 IS, A3400 IS and A2400 IS models feature Intelligent IS so the camera automatically selects the most effective image stabilization mode. In terms of lens, the A4000 has a 8x-Optical Zoom lens, while the A3400/A2400/A2300/A1300/A810 have a 5x-Optical Zoom. In terms of LCD, the A4000 has a 3-inch LCD screen, A3400 has a 3-inch Touch Panel with Touch Focus and Touch Shutter shooting modes, while the A2400/A2300/A1300/A810 have a 2.7-inch LCD. The A1300 and A810 both use AA batteries allowing for easy replacement.

The A1300 is available for $119.99 in black and silver.

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Canon Powershot A1300 Camera Reviews Roundup

ePhotoZine - Jul 21 2012
"Images are fairly well detailed, but there's not enough if you want really impressive large prints. With the impressive colour reproduction the images are great if you like to share them on the web on your favourite social networking site. Macros are fairly good, particularly as the lens has a minimum focusing distance of 3cm. Images are free of noise at IS..." More »
60out of 100
Digital Camera Info - Apr 18 2012
"For those who absolutely must own a AA-powered camera, you could do worse than the Canon PowerShot A1300. We like the small optical viewfinder, especially how it actually magnifies along with optical zoom. The oversized battery compartment has the side effect of creating a thick right hand grip, which compensates for the poorly-designed buttons on the rear..." More »
59out of 100

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