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Canon PowerShot A570IS Camera: Review

The new camera, the PowerShot series, called the Canon Powershot A570IS, is equipped with Canon’s DIGIC III processor. This processor intelligently and effectively allows the application of technologies such as Face Detection AF / AE / FE and an advanced noise reduction.

Face Detection uses of new algorithms to identify faces at a distance from the machine never reached before, is able to   identify up to a maximum of nine faces in the same frame and determine if a face is or is not the main subject of a shot, by adjusting the focus and exposure. If the flash is activated, the Face Detection FE sets the amount of flash needed in order to obtain the best exposure of the face.

Canon PowerShot A570IS: Design

The Canon PowerShot A570IS is a camera of compact size, although not particularly limited, since measuring 89.5 in width, 64.3 mm in height and 42.8 mm in thickness, for a weight of 175 grams net of batteries. The camera also features a 2.5-inch TFT display with a resolution of 115,000 pixels. There is also an optical viewfinder for easy framing and very pronounced grip for a secure hold.

Canon PowerShot A570IS: Features and Functionality

The compact digital camera Canon PowerShot A570IS is designed both for those who are fasting of photographic technique and for those who already have some experience, as demonstrated by the presence of the optical viewfinder already mentioned above, which helps a lot when shooting especially those with lots of light.

As regards the technical characteristics of this camera, it is now to highlight the image sensor, the CCD, 1/2, 5 inches in size and with 7.1 megapixel effective resolution. With this sensor and this resolution, you can take pictures up to the quality of up to 3072×1728 allowing the possibility to get great prints even in the large format.

Prejudice to the specifications of this camera, the lens is Canon branded and has a focal length of 5.8 to 23.2 mm, equivalent to 35-14 mm in the traditional format 35 mm and a maximum aperture of f2. 6-F5.5. To be able to shoot subjects, in the distance, the Canon PowerShot A570IS is equipped also with a 4x optical zoom that, when used together with the 4x digital still allows a maximum capacity of 16 magnifications. At the base of Canon quality is the image processor, the DIGIC III, which delivers outstanding performance, superior speed, and advanced technology in noise reduction.

ISAPS technology also analyzes each scene to optimize camera settings before shooting. For non-professionals, the camera has more than 19 predefined shooting modes that allow you to get the best pictures in all conditions, as well as various special effects and color.

Canon PowerShot A570IS
Canon PowerShot A570IS

The Canon PowerShot A570IS also has the optical image stabilizer that counteracts the vibrations during filming, both those due to hand movement that the person on the move, always ensuring sharp pictures. For perfect portraits every time, there is also face detection, ie a technology capable of detecting up to 9 faces in shots and focus on them properly against the background. Finally, the high ISO settings from 80 to 1600, allow you to take beautiful pictures without using the flash in low light.

This camera can also shoot movies with sound video with a maximum resolution of 640×480 pixels and up to 30 frames per second. As for saving photos and videos, the Canon PowerShot A570IS has a memory of 16 MB, expandable via memory cards such as Secure Digital or MultiMediaCard.

Finally, as regards the power, the camera does not have rechargeable batteries but are supplied with two AA alkaline battery’s classic, to be replaced eventually with other more efficient. The USB cable and audio / video permit, then the connection with the computer and the TV.

Where to Buy Canon PowerShot A570IS

Canon PowerShot A570IS 7.1MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom (OLD MODEL)
  • 7.1-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 15 x 20-inch prints
  • DIGIC III Image Processor with improved Face Detection technology and Red-eye...
  • Clear, high-resolution 2.5-inch LCD for easy on-camera viewing
  • ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto to reduce image blur and expand low-light shooting...
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading
Easy of Use
Value of Money

PROS : Face detection, DIGIC III; sensor; Image Stabilizer.

CONS : Display Resolution.

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