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Canon 8605B001

alaTest has collected and analyzed 177 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the image quality and size. The value for money and portability are also mentioned favorably. The shutter and responsiveness get mixed comments, and many are critical about the viewfinder and memory.

usability, portability, value for money, size, image quality

battery, features, memory, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon 8605B001 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Great camera for a beginner


Great, inexpensive camera for beginners. Easy to use.About me... casual user

Easy to use

Not an adjustable wrist strap

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Wonderful camera


For the price this is a wonderful compact camera. I used it to take pictures of bands at the Austin TX SXSW. I was able to just slip it in my pocket when I wasn't using it. The only complaints I have is that the battery is a little combersome to get in...

Price and quality of pictures

The battery

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Sepnd more for a better camera


This camera does the trick for most outdoor shots with the sun at your back but does not perform well in low light conditions or with the sun in your camera's face. The flash intensity is to not high enough. Indoor pictures all have a yellowish tint....

Inexpensive, size

Picture quality is just fair


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It is a great camera to take on vacation :)


It is small to carry around and takes good picturesAbout me... semi-pro photographer, Love capturing special occasions, Photo enthusiast

The size and picture quality

It does not have anough zoom

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GREAT CAMERA ,GREAT PRICE EASY TO TAKE WITH U U NEVER MISS SHOTAbout me... semi-pro photographer, Parent with kids, Love capturing special occasions


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Great camera for a beginner


This camera has great picture quality !(: couldn't be happier with it.About me... casual user

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mom's gift


My mother's birthday gift and she loves it. Still new to digital cameras but she is getting it.About me... Parent with kids, Love capturing special occasions, casual user



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Do not know value because there are no instrucrtio


Would like to give review, but unable to operate since no operating manual availableAbout me... casual user, disappointed buyer

Do not know no operating manual

Do not know no operating manual

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Great camera


The camera is easy to use and takes clear pictures. Thank you very much for your service

easy to use, clear pictures

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Small and Easy.


My daughter was going to camp and a phone was not allowed, but a camera was. So we purchased this one, I wanted to get a water/shock proof one, but it was not in the cards. Nice pics, not the best in dark situations, but it was $89. Still it is very...

Small, Easy to Use, Less expensive

My daughter is using it