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Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver

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Long product name Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver :
The short editorial description of Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver

PowerShot A550 7.1 Megapixels
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Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver:
The official marketing text of Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
The PowerShot A550 features ISO 800 for flash-free shooting indoors and in other low light situations. With 7.1 Megapixels and a 4x optical zoom, this compact performer offers a lot of camera for your money.

- Popular Special Scene modes on the mode dial
- 7.1 Megapixels
- 4x optical zoom
- DIGIC II, iSAPS and 9-point AiAF
- 2.0" LCD screen
- 13 shooting modes and My Colors
- High-speed ISO 800
- VGA movies with sound
- PictBridge and Print/Share button
- Powered by AA batteries
Short summary description Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver:
This short summary of the Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon PowerShot A550, 7.1 MP, 1/2.5", CCD, 640 x 480,1600 x 1200,1600 x 1200,2048 x 1536,2592 x 1944,3072 x 1728,3072 x 2304, 4x, 4x
Long summary description Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver :

Canon A550, PowerShot. Megapixel: 7.1 MP, Image sensor size: 1/2.5", Sensor type: CCD. Optical zoom: 4x, Digital zoom: 4x. Focus: TTL. ISO sensitivity: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, Auto. Flash modes: Red-eye reduction

This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon PowerShot A550 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.

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Picture quality
Megapixel *
7.1 MP
Image sensor size *
1/2.5"
Sensor type *
CCD
Still image resolution(s) *
640 x 480,1600 x 1200,1600 x 1200,2048 x 1536,2592 x 1944,3072 x 1728,3072 x 2304
Lens system
Optical zoom *
4x
Digital zoom *
4x
Focusing
Focus
TTL
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity *
80, 100, 200, 400, 800, Auto
Flash
Flash modes *
Red-eye reduction
Flash working distance
45 cm - 3.5 m
Memory
Compatible memory cards *
mmc,sd
Internal memory
16 MB
Display
Display *
LCD
Display diagonal *
2"
Viewfinder
Viewfinder type
Optical
Ports & interfaces
PictBridge *
Yes
Camera
White balance *
Auto, Cloudy, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten
Camera
Scene modes *
Beach, Children, Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Party (indoor), Portrait
Photo effects *
Black&White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Camera movie function
Yes
Battery
Battery technology *
Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Battery type
AA Alkaline
Number of batteries supported
2
Design
Color of product *
Silver
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Yes
Weight & dimensions
Width *
3.59" (91.2 mm)
Depth *
1.7" (43.1 mm)
Height *
2.52" (64 mm)
Weight *
5.64 oz (160 g)
Other features
Video capability
Yes
Lens focal range
f/2.6 – f/5.5
Lens system
7 / 5
Built-in flash
Yes
Camera shutter speed
15 – 1/2000
Compatible operating systems
Windows 2000 SP4/XP/Vista; Mac OS X v10.3 - 10.4
Digital SLR
Yes
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
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Source Testseek summary Average rating
Reviews
Updated:
2011-09-25
Testseek has collected 21 expert reviews for Canon PowerShot 7.1 Mpix PowerShot A550 Camera and the average expert rating is 77 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
77%
Source Review comments Score
pcmag.com
Updated:
2011-09-25
The PowerShot A550, Canons new compact point-and-shoot camera, is a solid machine. It performs nimbly and produces pleasing picture quality. Still, there are a few areas where this shooter stumbles. The LCD is a little small and the price is a littl...
Good Produces sharp, clear shots. Great performance. Very little shutter lag. Has a glass viewfinder.
Bad Recycle times were a little slow. Smallish LCD.
Bottom line As an inexpensive point-and-shoot, the Canon PowerShot A550 isnt perfect, but it delivers quality shots and good performance...
70%
Neocamera.com
Updated:
2011-09-25
The Canon Powershot A550 is very similar to previous Canon A-series except for its lack of manual controls. Otherwise, it retains all the aspects that made other A-series cameras so popular: good image quality, ergonomics and speed of operation. When...
60%
imaging-resource.com
Updated:
2014-04-10
Canon PowerShot A550 Overview by Al Gordonand Shawn BarnettReview Date: 04/17/07 The Canon PowerShot A550, introduced January 18, 2007, falls within the point-and-shoot category. While not as compact or stylish as the PowerShot ELPH cameras, the A550 r...
Good High resolution with excellent image quality 4x zoom lens is longer than most in the category and offers excellent coverage Very good exposure accuracy Easy-setting scene modes Custom white balance Better-than-average exposure accuracy Generally low di...
Bad No manual control of aperture or shutter speed Slow flash recycle (10 seconds!) Non-articulating LCD makes it harder to take low level or above the crowd shots Limited override functions in AUTO and Scene modes No brightness adjustment for the LCD; som...
Bottom line As weve come to expect from Canons A-series, the PowerShot A550 is a great little digicam. Fairly frill-free, the Canon A550 still takes great shots with its 7-megapixel sensor. It has a satisfying 4x zoom, and is quite easy to use. The A550s no-non...
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steves-digicams.com
Updated:
2014-04-10
The PowerShot A550 is a very affordable 7.1 megapixel model with a 4x optical zoom lens and a 2.0-inch LCD screen. It features Canon’s DIGIC II image processor for crisp, vibrant images, responsive performance, and low power consumption. Replacing l...
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digitalcamerainfo.com
Updated:
2011-09-25
Introduced in January 2007 and released the following month, the Canon PowerShot A550 has design features reminiscent of past models but promises to be even easier to use. It has automatic modes and basic features meant to attract first-timers and shoo...
Good Good handling 4x optical zoom lens Excellent color reproduction $199 price tag Easy to use...
Bad Poor resolution on small LCD Boring design No optical zoom in movies Noisy zoom lens Barrel distortion...
Bottom line With a $199 price tag, amazing performance can’t be expected from the A550. It does, however, meet the basic requirements of an adequate digital camera. It can take a picture when you want, where you want, and how you want. It doesn’t have muc...
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dcresource.com
Updated:
2011-09-25
The PowerShot A550 ($199) is one of the entry-level cameras Canons A-series. Replacing the PowerShot A530 from last year, the A550 adds a larger LCD (2.0" vs 1.8") and, naturally, more Megapixels. Other features on the camera include a 4X optica...
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Kenrockwell.com
Updated:
2011-09-25
Digital cameras get better every 6 months. In 2002 I paid $5,000 for a Nikon D1H, which had fewer than half the pixels of this $199 point-and-shoot. This $199 A550 takes much sharper pictures! The Canon A550 is photographys best buy as of February 20...
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