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Canon PowerShot A2500: Review

The Canon PowerShot A2500 is a compact camera, pocket-sized, easy to use and features an attractive design. It has a 16 mega pixel sensor resolution, a wide-angle lens with 5x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom, DIGIC 4 image processor, a 2.7-inch LCD display, the HD video footage, digital image stabilizer, the echo mode, the function of Face Detection, Live View Control, various creative effects and the handy help button that provides simple instructions on the functions of the camera.

Canon PowerShot A2500: Design

The Canon PowerShot A2500 is a very compact camera, which can be easily in a pocket. It has a 2.7-inch LCD display with a resolution of 230,000 dots, beside which are the various commands and a ring of the menu. As for size, the camera measures 97.7 mm wide, 56 mm high and 20.9 mm thick, while the weight is about 125 grams, including battery and memory card.

Canon PowerShot A2500: Features and Functionality

The Canon PowerShot A2500 is one of the latest digital cameras made this year by the manufacturer, just in january, along with many other compact models such as the Canon PowerShot SX50 HS. It is a machine easy to use and suitable for all those who want to perfect photos in every circumstance but are not very familiar with the different settings.

Starting with those that are the technical specifications, the camera has a CCD image sensor, 1/2,3 inches in size and with an effective resolution of 16 mega pixels, which offers excellent picture quality that allows you to make even large-format prints.

Canon PowerShot A2500
Canon PowerShot A2500

Speaking about optics, the Canon PowerShot A2500 attaching a lens that has a focal equal to 5-25 and equivalent to 28-140 mm on a traditional 35 mm and a maximum aperture of f2.8-f6. 9. As for the possibility of taking pictures of the distance, the camera has a 5x optical zoom with 10x ZoomPlus, and a digital zoom of 4x about.

Moving on, instead, integrated functions, it must be said that it is a virtually automatic machine, fitted with a range of preset scenes that are automatically selected depending upon the situation. Also interesting is the image stabilizer, only that it is a digital one and not optical. It can detect the movements of the machine and compensate the vibrations.

As already mentioned, the Canon PowerShot A2500 features the Smart Auto mode with 32 different scene modes, it is also fitted with Eco mode, flash, Face Detection Live View Control, fun creative effects such as Fish-Eye Lens, Ultra fast and Monochrome, to give a personal touch to your photos.

The Help button is very useful as it provides instructions on using the various camera options. With the A2500 is also possible to record HD video footage, and with a maximum resolution of 1,280×720 pixels. As for saving photos and videos, this is the slot for memory cards such as Secure Digital, SDHC and SDXC while, with regard to autonomy, including the lithium battery allows up to 220 shots in normal mode and 300 in Eco mode, or play back up to 300 minutes.


The Canon PowerShot A2500 is a compact camera for beginners and, in general, very puzzling to those who do not want to get good photos. Thanks to the automatic settings, the camera selects the appropriate scene the situation. Are the most common functions, such as flash, optical zoom, stabilizer, although digital movies to HD video memory expansion, but no special or particular function.

Where to Buy Canon PowerShot A2500

Canon PowerShot A2500 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 5X Optical Zoom and 720p HD Video Recording (Black)
  • 16.0 MP sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor
  • 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens with Digital IS to reduce camera shake
  • Smart AUTO with 32 predefined shooting modes
  • 720p HD video recording with a dedicated movie button
  • New ECO Mode to reduce power consumption
Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : Ease of use, Smart Auto, Eco Mode, Help button, camera for everyone.

CONS : No special functions; Low optical zoom.

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