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Canon PowerShot A2600

alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the lens and usability. The image quality and portability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the image stabilizer and low light performance. Comments about the responsiveness and screen are mixed.

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

performance, memory, reliability, low-light, stabilizer

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A2600 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 24 reviews)

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Canon PowerShot A2600 Review

 

This basic compact camera is affordable and has a well-designed help system for beginners. But this budget model's subpar image quality and slow burst shooting make it a poor choice if you want a camera that is capable of more demanding shooting...

5X zoom lens offers 28mm wide angle ; Eco mode saves battery life ; Affordable and compact ; Macro shots are attractive ; Optical zoom works in movie mode ; Help system is good for beginners

Subpar image quality ; Weak zoom lens ; Slow burst mode ; Low-resolution LCD ; Poor low light performance

This basic compact camera is affordable and has a well-designed help system for beginners. But this budget model's subpar image quality and slow burst shooting make it a poor choice if you want a camera that is capable of more demanding shooting...

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Canon PowerShot A2600

 

Canon's compact, entry-level PowerShot A2600 is capable of producing sharp images, but image quality suffers in lower light. It'll only cost you $150, but it's not the best value you'll find.

Sharp lens. Inexpensive. On-screen help mode. 3-inch LCD. Includes battery charger

No optical image stabilization. No optical zoom during video capture. Noisy images

The Canon PowerShot A2600 ($149.99 direct) is one of the less expensive cameras in the company's point-and-shoot lineup. The 16-megapixel shooter has a 5x zoom lens, the same design that is found in our Editors' Choice budget camera, the Canon...

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Canon PowerShot A2600

 

On a budget? The Canon A2600 won't break the bank.

Let's face it: For under $150, you're not going to be getting a camera that stays in your family from generation to generation. However, if you're looking to grab a basic camera on the cheap, the Canon PowerShot A2600 is definitely worth checking out....

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Amazon review summary for Canon PowerShot A2600

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A2600 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com.

value for money, usability, portability, screen, performance

features, storage

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

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Love it, Got it as a gift.

 

Received as a gift. Love it! This is my 3rd. point and shot. all 3 were canons.About me... casual user

easy to use and great pictures

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My preteen loves this camera!

 

What a great point and shoot camera. So many features stored into one tight little electronic device. The color selection pleases a multitude of customers. Images are crystal clear and precise. I love this camera!About me... Parent with kids, casual user

What a great camera! Easy to use. Downloading pictures to the computer is simplistic and fun. The price was reasonable

Camera didn't come with any internal memory. You needed to purchase a memory stick

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Great for anyone

 

awesome, would buy another any day.. This camera is perfect for young children to adults.

Everything

Nothing, perfect

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Best camera ever!

 

I was looking for a very simple camera without alot of bells and whistles. I did alot of research and found this camera on sale from Best Buy and it has everything I was looking for. Great price and free shipping. Not only did it meet my expectiations,...

picture quality

shot battery life

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Best camera ever!

 

I was looking for a very simple camera without alot of bells and whistles. I did alot of research and found this camera on sale from Best Buy and it has everything I was looking for. Great price and free shipping. Not only did it meet my expectiations,...

picture quality

shot battery life

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Canon PowerShot A2600

 

The item are great with a great price

Canon Powershot A2600

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Product Specifications

Configuration

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Changeable Lens: No
Image Stabiliser:Electronical Image Stabiliser
Integrated GPS Module: No
Touchscreen: No
View Finder Type:LCD Monitor

Connectivity

Bluetooth: No
HDMI: No
PictBridge: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:WiFi Ready

General Features

3D: No
Chip Type:CCD
Sensor Size:1/2.3''

Lens

Longest Shutter Speed in s:15
Shortest Shutter Speed in s:1/2000

Memory

Compact Flash Card: No
Memory Stick / Memory Stick Pro: No
Memory Stick Duo / Duo Pro: No
Micro Drive: No
Multimedia Card: No
SDXC Card: Yes
Secure Digital Card: Yes
Secure Digital High Capacity Card: Yes
XD Card: No

Power Supply

Battery Model:Canon NB-11L

Recording

Aperture Priority: No
Face Detection Mode:Face Detection
RAW Format: No
Serial Shot Mode: Yes
Shutter Priority: No
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