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Canon PowerShot A450

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews of Canon PowerShot A450. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the portability and performance. The image quality and usability are also appreciated, whereas many are less positive about the memory. There are some mixed opinions about the glare.

price, usability, image quality, performance, portability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A450 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A450 from The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Reviewers really like the price.


50% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

Jun, 2020

Expert review by : Good Gear (

Expert Review


A rare misstep for Canon, the PowerShot A450 captures exceptionally accurate colours, but falls down in several other areas, resulting in less than crisp pictures.

Excellent colour reproduction

Extremely high levels of chromatic aberration, some noise issues

Feb, 2007

Expert review by : terry (



This is Canon's cheapest digital camera. It has a 5 megapixel sensor and a 38–122mm (film equivalent) zoom lens. It has a small (50mm) LCD screen and, surprisingly at this price, a useful optical viewfinder. The camera is chunky, a little larger than a...

This may be Canon’s least expensive camera but it comes with comprehensive, printed user manuals, one basic and the other detailed. We wish that all makers would follow the lead here instead of saving a few cents by providing the manual on disc ;...

The A450 images are noisy. At ISO 200 it is bordering on unusable. ISO 80 and 100 are acceptable but we reckon that 200 ought to be usable on any camera. The images cleaned up well in a noise reduction program but we don’t think that anyone buying an...

This camera is hard to assess. 5 megapixels for $200 would have been unthinkable two years ago, so we have to take that into consideration. Used carefully the results are good but not brilliant. But if you want brilliant you buy a more expensive...

May, 2007

Expert review by : Darren (digital photography blog)

Canon Powershot A450


The Canon Powershot A450 is a 5.0 megapixel (CCD) compact camera from Canon that is aimed at the entry level market. It has a 3.2x Optical Zoom lens (equivilent of 38-122mm), 2.0 inch LCD screen and 5 point AF system. The Canon Powershot A450 has an...

The Canon Powershot A450 has an ISO range of up to 400 and a shutter speed range of 15-1/2000 second

Jan, 2007

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Canon PowerShot A450


Canon A450 is the A420 before the generation of alternative models, the main improvement is the upgrading of CCD pixels, and the CCD size has not changed, still the use of fully automated mode of operation in addition to a wealth of scene modes, how...

A portable keyboard package

CCD smaller

May, 2009

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cannon powershot A450


cannon proudly introduce the Canon PowerShot A450 which is an update to the A420. it is a hustle free camera which makes u take pictures at a rate u wanted without affecting the outcome picture. it is available in silver/grey - it features a 3.2x...

its a no-fuss cammera. easy to use


Apr, 2009

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Excellent photo quality


And look forward to what Canon has done by then. This camera have all you need if you are, or wish to be, a creative photographer but do not want to carry with your DSLR or don't have the money to first experiment into the photography world. I assure...

The screen is much bigger


Feb, 2009

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Canon PowerShot A450


Canon PowerShot A450 has been designed with ease of use firmly in mind. Key controls and buttons are intuitively positioned for fast, fingertip access. A selectable Grid Line Display on the LCDs helps with shot composition, while the 2.0" screen size...

Redesigned Shooting Mode dial


Jan, 2009

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Canon PowerShot A450


The PowerShot A450 features the DIGIC II imaging processor that employs high-definition and higher-speed processing without damaging the beauty of subjects. The viewfinder can be used to conserve power by turning the LCD monitor off while shooting. Use...


so none

Jan, 2009

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flexible camera


Said Mogens Jensen, Head of Canon Consumer Imaging Europe. The 7.1 Megapixel PowerShot A550 replaces the PowerShot range with three affordable new models the PowerShot range illustrate that affordable, snapshot photography need not mean a compromise on...

7.1 Megapixel,Bubble Level The lightweight tripod


Dec, 2008

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Canon PowerShot A450


And i m have this Canon A450 it's too good CAMERA and it's Battery Backup is having some problem,but picture Quality is too good that's why i like to use it more. and it is also flexible to hold it in the hands or it's girp is too good to hold it and...

It's picture Quality is too good

It Should also make the vedio....but it not

Nov, 2008

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