Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera (Blue)

Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera (Blue)

Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera (Blue)

B&H # CAPSA495BL MFR # 4260B001
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Product Highlights

  • 10.0 Megapixel
  • 3.3x Optical Zoom
  • 2.5" LCD Display
  • Face Detection AiAF/ 9 Point
  • Low Light Mode
  • Poster Effect Mode
  • Super Vivid Color Mode
  • High Sensitivity (ISO 1600)
  • 2-AA Batteries
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Canon A495 overview

  • 1Description

The Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera (Blue) is a sleek and compact camera that is simple to use and well suited to the amateur photographer. With a resolution of 10.0 megapixels and a 3.3x optical zoom, the A490 provides the performance and features that are perfect for photographing family events, keeping up with children at play, or recording scenes and events during a vacation or business trip.

The camera has everything you need to make shooting fast, easy and fun including a large 2.5" LCD. There is a full range of performance features including enhanced Face Detection technology, and a DIGIC III Image Processor to keep every image looking its best. Two AA batteries provide power for taking many photos and videos and are available everywhere. The cameras is compatible with SDHC and SDXC storage cards, offering up to 2TB (SDXC only) of convenient and reliable memory that users can take anywhere.

Even when the light is low, with a high 1600 ISO, and Low Light Mode you can still get great photos without using the built-in flash. Other features include Smart Auto Mode that has Scene Detection Technology that recognizes up to 18 different scenes and automatically applies the optimum settings. You can also chose from 16 different scene modes including Super Vivid Mode and Poster Effect Mode. The PowerShot A495 also features high-quality construction and a stylish pocket-size design, making it a perfect travel companion.

10.0 Megapixel Resolution
With 10.0 megapixels of resolution, you'll be able to capture superb detail and color resulting in beautiful prints with excellent sharpness and clarity at print sizes of over 20 x 30".
3.3x Optical Zoom Lens
The 3.3x optical zoom lens is made to Canon's demanding specifications, and is capable of shooting close-ups, group shots or scenery.
2.5" LCD Display
The 2.5" high-resolution LCD screen is crisp, clear, and bright so it is easy to frame your shots under even bright light conditions. It also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.
High Sensitivity
The camera features high ISO Sensitivity of up to ISO 1600 to reduce the effects of camera shake and sharpen subjects in low-light situations, providing you with greater shooting flexibility.
Smart Auto Mode
Smart Auto Mode has Scene Detection Technology that recognizes up to 18 different scenes and automatically applies the optimum settings required to capture the best picture.
Face Detection Technology
Face Detection Technology makes it easy to take pictures of friends, by tracking faces and providing correct exposure and focus for the best results. Face Select & Track allows one face to be given priority over others in a group if required, while Red-Eye Correction identifies and corrects red eyes, making sure everyone looks their best. The smart FaceSelf-Timer feature allows the photographer to be included in group photos, only taking the shot when an extra face has entered the frame.
Super Vivid Mode
Super Vivid Mode captures the colors you see with your mind's eye, saturating the scene with intense colors. Sunsets and floral scenes turn into bursts of color, and get your photo noticed.
Poster Effect
Poster Effect combines several similar shades into one color, turning subtle gradations into eye-catching, scene-popping contrasts.
16 Shooting Modes
Choose from Auto, Program, Movie, or Special Scene where you can select from settings such as Night, Snow, Indoor, Beach and more to get the best possible image.
In the Box
Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera (Blue)
  • 2 x AA-size Alkaline Battery
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Limited Warranty
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    Canon A495 specs

    Pixels Actual: 10.3 Megapixel
    Effective: 10 Megapixel
    Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
    File Formats Still Images: JPEG
    Movies: AVI
    Audio: WAV
    Max Resolution 3648 x 2736
    Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
    Image Stabilization None
    Color Spaces sRGB
    Lens EFL: 6.6-21.6mm (35 mm equivalent: 37-122mm)
    Zoom Optical: 3.3x
    Digital: 4x
    Focus Range Auto: 2.0" (5.08 cm) - Infinity
    Wide Macro: 0.4" (1.02 cm) - 1.6' (48.77 cm)
    Tele Macro: 9.8" (24.89 cm) - 1.6' (48.77 cm)
    Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-1600
    Shutter 15 - 1/2000 Seconds 
    Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
    Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock, Auto, Program
    Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
    White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual, Fluorescent H
    Continuous Shooting Up to .9 fps for up to frames
    Self-Timer 2 Seconds, 10 Seconds
    Flash Modes Auto
    FE Lock
    Flash On
    Red-eye Reduction
    Slow Sync
    Maximum Effective Flash Range 1 - 9.8' (0.30 - 2.99 m)
    External Flash Connection None
    Built-in Memory None
    Memory Card Type SD
    HC MMCplus
    Still Images per GB JPEG: 367 @ Highest Resolution
    Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
    Video Clip Length Up to 1 Hour
    Audio Recording With Video)
    Viewfinder Type None
    Screen 2.5" LCD (115,000 pixels)
    Connectivity/System Requirements
    Connectivity USB 2.0
    Software System Requirements Windows: XP, Vista, 7
    Mac: OS X 10.1 or later
    Operating/Storage Temperature 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
    Humidity: 10 - 90%
    Battery 2x AA Batteries
    AC Power Adapter CA-PS800 (Optional)
    Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.7 x 2.4 x 1.2" / 93.5 x 61.7 x 30.5 mm
    Weight 6.17 oz / 174.92 g (Camera Body Only)

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