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Canon PowerShot A495

alaTest has collected and analyzed 554 reviews of Canon PowerShot A495. 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. People really like the performance and portability. The image quality and price also get good reviews. The exposure and contrast get mixed reviews. Many are less positive about the viewfinder and focus.

usability, price, image quality, portability, performance

memory, focus, viewfinder

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A495 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 A495

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A495 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the image quality and performance. The price and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed reviews about the reliability and size. There are some negative reviews about the battery.

usability, portability, price, performance, image quality

battery

90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot A495

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 278 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A495 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Opinions about the portability and performance are generally positive. The image quality and price are also appreciated. Opinions about the focus and reliability are different. The memory and viewfinder get critical comments.

usability, price, image quality, performance, portability

viewfinder, memory

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Oct, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Canon PowerShot A495

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A495 from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the usability. Comments are divided on the performance.

usability

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

Oct, 2020

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot A495 review

 

Canon updated 2009's PowerShot A480 by splitting it into two models: the A490 and the A495. The PowerShot A490 is about $20 less expensive than the A495, but it's only available in silver; has a 5-point Face AiAF autofocus system instead of the A495's...

Excellent photos for its price; reliable Auto mode.

Short battery life; low-resolution LCD; slow shooting performance.

The Canon PowerShot A495 is a bargain for anyone concerned more with photo quality than features.

Mar, 2010

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

Canon Powershot A495 Review

 

The Canon PowerShot A495 is an easy-to-use, entry level digicam. Featuring a 10-Megapixel imaging sensor, 3.3x optical zoom and Face Detection software, this camera is can be used by anyone, no mater how much experience they have with a digital camera....

Excellent image quality; powerful Built-in flash; video capture; Smart Auto shooting mode; Incredibly easy to use ; Cons ; Low-Resolution 2.5-Inch LCD ; 640x480 max video resolution (No HD) ; Slow shooting performance ; Bottom Line ; The Canon...

Low-Resolution 2.5-Inch LCD ; 640x480 max video resolution (No HD) ; Slow shooting performance ; Bottom Line ; The Canon PowerShot A495 is an easy-to-use, entry level digicam. Featuring a 10-Megapixel imaging sensor, 3.3x optical zoom and Face...

The Canon PowerShot A495 is an easy-to-use, entry level digicam. Featuring a 10-Megapixel imaging sensor, 3.3x optical zoom and Face Detection software, this camera is can be used by anyone, no mater how much experience they have with a digital camera....

Feb, 2010

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Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (photographyblog.com)

Canon PowerShot A495 Review

 

The PowerShot A495 is the new entry-level model in Canon's extensive range of compact digital cameras. Priced at £119.99 / $129.99, the A495 features a 10 megapixel sensor, 3.3x optical zoom lens with a focal length of 37-122mm, DIGIC III image...

The feeling you come away with after using the PowerShot A495 is that Canon has, and is, doing better. But then that's largely missing the point, for here is a camera has been specifically engineered to hit a certain modest price point. It seems like a...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Ken McMahon (cameralabs.com)

Canon PowerShot A490 / A495

 

The Canon Powershot A495 is a 10 Megapixel budget compact with a 3.3x zoom lens and a 2.5in screen. Released in January 2010 it replaces the popular PowerShot A480. Though slightly restyled, the new camera closely resembles its predecessor, with the...

Simple and elegant design ; Superb image quality for the money ; Convenient power source ; Some control over settings

No optical or sensor-shift image stabilization ; Slow flash recycling ; Relatively small and low resolution screen ; Limited zoom range

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : techreviewsource (techreviewsource.com)

Canon PowerShot A495

 

The PowerShot A480 from Canon was taken in two different ways with updates this year: the A490 and the A495. The PowerShot A490 is about $20 less expensive as its competition but it's only available in basic silver. It has a 5-point Face AiAF auto...

Reliable Auto mode ; Excellent photo quality for its price

Short battery life ; Low-resolution LCD ; Slow shooting performance

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (trustedreviews.com)

Canon PowerShot A495 review - What Digital Camera tests the Canon A495

 

The Canon A495 is a new budget compact, following in the footsteps of the mighty A480. But does it live up to the prestige of its previous model? The What Digital Camera Canon A495 review…

Fast AF, affordable, image quality considering price

Lens not wide enough, slow buffer, screen quality

Feb, 2019

Expert review by : Gavin Stoker (pocket-lint.com)

Canon PowerShot A495 camera

 

Compacts at the lower end of the PowerShot range's pricing scale have always been the poor relations of those from the flashier IXUS brand. That said the gap seems to be narrowing. At a manufacturer's suggested price of £139.99 just £50 separates this...

Inexpensive, easy to use point and shoot operation with image quality comparable to pricier IXUS models, sharing sensors of the same dimensions

AA batteries provided don't last as long as a fully charged rechargeable lithium ion pack, plastic-y build

So, for the modest cost of the A495 you get a rather modest camera. This is in essence an "auto everything" model requiring precious little hands-on control from the user. The low price has meant a limited feature set, power coming courtesy of those...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

Canon PowerShot A495 review: Canon PowerShot A495

 

Canon PowerShot A495

Excellent photos for its price; reliable Auto mode.

Short battery life; low-resolution LCD; slow shooting performance.

The Canon PowerShot A495 is a bargain for anyone concerned more with photo quality than features.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Ben Pitt (expertreviews.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot A495 review

 

A competent budget snapper, but the price isn't as low as the basic design suggests.

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : paul_smart (gadgetspeak.com)

Canon PowerShot A495

 

A small, easy to use and reasonably priced camera from a maker who does lots of more expensive units both pocket and DSLR unit. Every maker has to have something at the lower end of the market both in price and functionality.

I am not a huge fan of cameras using standard ‘AA’ batteries but I can see the advantage for people away from home a lot as most places sell ‘AA’ batteries. However there must be an option for some form or rechargeable unit else why put the D/C input...

Jul, 2010

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