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Canon PowerShot A80

alaTest has collected and analyzed 925 reviews of Canon PowerShot A80. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the image quality and portability are generally positive. The price and screen also get good feedback, but views are divided on the focus. Some have doubts about the storage and sensor.

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shutter, sensor, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A80 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot A80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 86 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A80 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the image quality and price. The performance and portability are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the durability. Many are critical about the exposure and contrast.

usability, portability, performance, price, image quality

shutter, color, focus, contrast, exposure

90% 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 A80

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 392 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A80 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the image quality and portability. The screen and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some less positive opinions about the storage and sensor. Opinions about the energy efficiency and memory are mixed.

usability, price, screen, portability, image quality

shutter, sensor, storage

87% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Dec, 2019

Expert review by : Mike Kobrin (pcmag.com)

Canon PowerShot A80

 

The Canon PowerShot A80 offers most of what you want from a 4-megapixel camera: reliable automatic settings, a fairly wide range of manual controls, and good ease of use.

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Apr, 2004

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Expert review by : Lori Grunin (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot A80 review

 

Canon PowerShot A80

Broad feature set for the money; speedy and efficient performance; accepts accessory lenses.

Relatively small LCD; CompactFlash compartment has a flimsy-feeling cover.

A great mainstream camera for snapshooters who want room to grow creatively.

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Canon Powershot A80

 

Continue on to Page Two Powershot A80 Specifications Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 4 million Image Sensor 1/1.8-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx. 4.1 million) Lens 7.8 (W) - 23.4 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 38 (W) - 114 (T) mm) f/2.8 (W) -...

Oct, 2003

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot A80 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

The PowerShot A80's "little brother" PowerShot A70 offered a rich set of features and excellent image quality at an attractive price. Following in its footsteps, the PowerShot A80 offers the same great features, though now with higher image quality...

Equipped with a 7.8-23.4mm lens, the A80 offers a 3x optical zoom range equivalent to a 38-114mm lens on a 35mm camera. Aperture ranges from f/2.8 to f/8.0 depending on the zoom setting, and can be manually or automatically adjusted. The A80 uses...

Dec, 2003

Expert review by : Bob Atkins (bobatkins.com)

Canon PowerShot A80

 

The A80 provides a pretty complete package for the beginner and advanced amateur who wants a pocket sized digital camera. The 4MP sensor is large enough to allow good 8x10 prints and the camera allows "auto everything" for the complete beginner, yet...

May, 2005

Expert review by : Hardware Zone (hardwarezone.com)

Canon Powershot A80

 

It is without a doubt that Canon has yet again managed to churn out another value for money winner with its Canon Powershot A80. We simply love its automatic protective shutter, saying goodbye to the entangling times we had with lens cap straps. With...

Jan, 2005

Expert review by : Asim Zaidi (bytesector.com)

Canon PowerShot A80

 
May, 2004

Expert review by : Dc Resource (dcresource.com)

Expert Review

 

Oneof the most popular cameras of 2003 has been the Canon PowerShotA70 (see our review).It's received positive reviews from camera review sites (likethis one) and users alike. Due to its popularity, finding anA70 proved difficult for many consumers,...

Very good photo quality, aside from issues discussed; great detail, color, low noise, Full manual controls, Can save favorite settings to mode dial, Flip-out, rotating LCD display, Very solid, easy to hold body, AF illuminator, Supports add-on lenses,...

Blown highlights in some images, Too much purple fringing, even at higher F-numbers, Plastic tripod mount, No rechargeable batteries included, Movie mode is outdated

Oct, 2003

Expert review by : Vincent Alzieu (tomsguide.com)

Digital Camera: Canon Powershot A80

 

We were able to test the Powershot A80, Canon's latest mid-range digital camera, a few weeks prior to its launch. New features include a bigger sensor and ergonomic improvements, such as an adjustable LCD screen. So should owners of Canon's A70 start...

Sep, 2003

Expert review by : Bob Atkins (photo.net)

Canon Powershot A80 Digital Camera Review

 

The A80 provides a pretty complete package for the beginner and advanced amateur who wants a pocket sized digital camera. The 4MP sensor is large enough to allow good 8x10 prints and the camera allows "auto everything" for the complete beginner, yet gives

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