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Canon PowerShot A560 Camera: Review

In Canon PowerShot A560 DIGIC III is supported by a range of accessories and technologies that ensure maximum print quality with minimal effort. The precision optical zoom 4x Canon incorporates all the experience to get the best results from the use of sensors from 7.1 megapixels.

The 14 shooting modes the Canon PowerShot A560 included a variety of situations, including Beach, Snow and Fireworks. This camera is equipped with a screen 2.5″ LCD for easy framing of particular scenes or sharing pictures with friends during playback.

Canon PowerShot A560: Design

From the aesthetic point of view, the digital camera Canon PowerShot A560 has a modern design with clean lines, and a comfortable side handle for an easy grip. As for size, measuring 91.2 mm in width, 64 mm height and 43.1 mm in thickness, while the weight is 165 grams net of batteries and the card. Finally, It has a 2.5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 115,000 pixels.

Canon PowerShot A560: Features and Functionality

The Canon PowerShot A560 is a compact digital camera launched in early 2007 and today offer a price significantly reduced and affordable. It is the ideal product for the novice user as commands almost exclusively equipped with automatic, capable of providing even the less experienced excellent results.

As regards the technical specifications, the A560 is equipped with an image sensor of CCD type, 1/2, 5 inches in size and with an effective resolution of 7.1 megapixels. The maximum picture quality achievable is 3,072 x 2,304 pixels, but you can also choose lower resolutions to save space. The mounted lens, Canon branded and consists of 7 elements in 5 groups, including 2 aspherical elements, has a focal length of 5.8 to 23.2 mm, equivalent to 35-140 mm on a traditional 35 mm, and a Maximum focal aperture equal to F2.6-F5.5.

How, then, the ability to shoot subjects, in the distance, the Canon PowerShot A560 is equipped with an optical zoom slightly above average, 4x, and also a digital zoom of 4x, for a total capacity of 16 magnifications. It’s also the Safety Zoom offers extra zoom magnification without affecting image quality. For image processing, the camera uses the DIGIC III processors, which offer high-speed performance, better color rendition and cleaner images at high ISO speeds. The iSAPS technology uses shooting scene data to optimize camera settings before shooting.

Canon PowerShot A560
Canon PowerShot A560

Turning now to the functions, we have to mention the technology Face Detection AF / AE, which ensures excellent portraits, as it automatically detects up to nine faces in a frame and sets the focus, exposure and flash and optimal eye correction, which ensures a natural look in his eyes. Unfortunately, the Canon PowerShot A560 has no image stabilizer, which is a negative side, because it is a very important function, especially for those who are not very experienced in this field.

The camera offers the choice of 14 shooting modes, including 6 Special Scene modes for difficult lighting conditions. Various modes include Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids Pets, Landscape, Fireworks, and many others, while the My Colors function allows you to apply special color effects to images and movies. The camera finally allows you to record VGA movies with sound, with a maximum resolution of 640×480 pixels and up to 30 frames per second.

As regards, next, the storage of photos and videos, the Canon PowerShot A560 has a 16 MB memory card included, but it is advisable to buy more capacious, choosing from the Secure Digital, SDHC memory card and MultiMediaCard.

As for autonomy, the camera is powered by two alkaline batteries, which provide approximately 140 shots and 504 minutes of playback, a value that changes depending on the type of batteries used. The USB cable and audio / video cable allow, finally connecting to the computer and the TV.

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Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom (OLD MODEL)
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Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom (OLD MODEL)
  • 7.1-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 15 x 20-inch prints
  • DIGIC III Image Processor; Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction
  • High-resolution 2.5-inch LCD for easy on-camera viewing
  • 14 Shooting Modes, including 6 Special Scene Modes
  • Four movie modes including 30 fps VGA and 60 fps Fast Frame Rate
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PROS : DIGIC III Easy to handle.

CONS : A few creative features, No image stabilizer; Internal Memory low.

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