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Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 139 reviews of Canon PowerShot A3000 IS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People really like the screen and image quality. The price and portability also get good feedback. There are mixed views on the contrast and storage, and many are less positive about the viewfinder and sensor.

usability, portability, price, image quality, screen

shutter, sensor, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A3000 IS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A3000 IS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Views about the image stabilizer and screen are on the whole positive. The usability and portability are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the performance.

price, portability, usability, screen, stabilizer

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 28 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A3000 IS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Comments about the price and image quality are generally positive. The focus and portability are also appreciated, but many are less positive about the reliability and screen.

usability, portability, focus, image quality, price

screen, reliability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : PJ Jacobowitz (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

 

Canon's PowerShot A3000 IS doesn't deliver the best low-light performance, peppy shooting speeds, or extra bells and whistles, but it does deliver sharp, clean images in good light or with flash—at a very affordable price.

Low price. Canon's least expensive camera to include optical image stabilization. Great image quality in well-lit conditions or with flash. Easy mode for photography newbies.

No HD video capture. Slow shot-to-shot speed.

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Sep, 2010

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot A3000 IS review

 

Canon's PowerShot A3000 IS continues the A series' trajectory toward "easy and fun" photography by abandoning a feature the line was known for in the past: AA-size batteries. This camera as well as its 12-megapixel linemate, the A3100 IS, uses a...

Optical image stabilization; good photo quality for its price.

Slow shooting performance; bland feature set.

The PowerShot A3000 IS is a good budget-friendly Canon compact, if nothing else.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Josh Fate (steves-digicams.com)

Sony a3000

 

The Sony a3000 is a compact and affordable ILC that provides great image quality and good performance. It is also one of the most affordable ILCs on the market, and great idea for anyone that is looking to take on their first dSLR/ILC. Read more in our...

iAuto and Superior Auto shooting modes are accurate and easy in all situations ; Dedicated Video Capture Button is always ready to record ; Very compact body is easy to handle ; Excellent image quality at lower ISO settings ; Performance surpasses...

Weak pop-up flash ; Very high noise levels at the higher ISO settings ; Very sensitive onboard mic with no mic input ; Lower resolution EVF and LCD ; No HDMI output for HD movies on an HDTV

The Sony a3000 is a compact and affordable ILC that provides great image quality and good performance. It is also one of the most affordable ILCs on the market, and great idea for anyone that is looking to take on their first dSLR/ILC. Read more in our...

Jan, 2014

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Canon A3000 IS Review

 

flash is in a bad location, the continuous shooting is slow and no HD movie recording.

Excellent image quality; terrific movie captures, absolutely easy to use Smart Auto shooting mode; and fun scene modes like Poster Effect ; Cons ; flash is in a bad location, the continuous shooting is slow and no HD movie recording ; Bottom Line ; The...

flash is in a bad location, the continuous shooting is slow and no HD movie recording ; Bottom Line ; The Canon A3000 is an excellent camera. It has a well rounded portfolio of abilities that would make anyone happy. Read more in our Full Conclusion ;...

The Canon A3000 is an excellent camera. It has a well rounded portfolio of abilities that would make anyone happy. Read more in our

Mar, 2010

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Sony A3000 Review

 

The Sony A3000 is an entry-level compact system camera that's styled to look and feel like a more traditional DSLR. Compatible with the manufacturer's range of E-mount lenses, the A3000 features a 20.1 megapixel Exmor APS HD CMOS sensor, 201,600-dot...

Designed to appeal to compact camera upgraders who instinctively want a DSLR, or at least something that looks like one, the Sony A3000 is an intriguing mix of mirrorless technology and DSLR styling that almost hits the mark. While the image quality is...

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Richard Baguley (reviewed.com)

Canon A3000 IS

 

Delivers a lot of performance and a decent set of features for the price

Consistently sharp images; Solid construction

Very visible noise at high ISOs; Some color issues

The Canon PowerShot A3000 IS shows how far digital cameras have come in recent years. It used to be that cheap cameras shot poor, grainy images filled with noise and with inaccurate colors. But we found that this is not true anymore: the A3000 IS is a...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Ken McMahon (cameralabs.com)

Canon PowerShot A3000 IS / A3100 IS

 

The Canon PowerShot A3100 IS is an affordable 12.1 Megapixel compact with a stabilized 4x zoom lens and 2.7in LCD screen. Launched in January 2010 it replaces the best-selling PowerShot A1100 IS with a radical redesign of the body and controls. Most...

Well built, compact and classy ; Excellent optical image stabilization ; Fast flash recycling ; Good practical zoom range

Inconsistent image quality ; Fiddly mode dial ; Coarse zoom control ; Poor battery life

Feb, 2010

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

 

A small and light Canon PowerShot digital camera that produces excellent image quality

Image clarity, great for macros, no noticeable chromatic aberration, decent low-light performance, very light

Shutter button can be hard to press, zoom buttons can be awkward, focus not always accurate

Canon's PowerShot A3000 IS is a very light compact camera that's highly automatic yet can take very clear images. Its pictures are good enough that you can view them at their full size without losing any major details. However, we don't like the design...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Cliff Smith (trustedreviews.com)

Sony A3000

 

A DSLR-style camera for just £350 sounds like a great idea, is it?

Light body ; Intelligent control layout familiar from the NEX system

Slow AF system ; Poor specification ; Sub-standard build quality

And therein is the issue to a certain extent; although the A3000 looks like a DSLR, it's more of a CSC in terms of specification, but at a price point and with a design aesthetic that means it’s certain to be compared to entry-level DSLRs.

Oct, 2013

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (pcworld.idg.com.au)

Canon PowerShot A3000 IS

 

A small and light Canon PowerShot digital camera that produces excellent image quality

Image clarity, great for macros, no noticeable chromatic aberration, decent low-light performance, very light

Shutter button can be hard to press, zoom buttons can be awkward, focus not always accurate

Aug, 2010

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