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PowerShot A460
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With a digital camera all the pictures you make are stored digitally, which means you can instantly view a picture after you have taken it and take as many pictures as you like, without having to buy new films all the time. It is easy to download the pictures from your camera to your computer, either at home or at the shop and edit them before printing. Once they are on your computer, you can easily share your pics with the rest of the world by putting them on-line, or e-mailing them to friends.
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Included since: 03 Feb 2007
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Info modified on: 21 Dec 2015 23:21:57
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Long product name Canon PowerShot A460:
The short editorial description of Canon PowerShot A460
PowerShot A460 5.0 Megapixels/DIGIC II/2.0" LCD

Marketing text Canon PowerShot A460

The official marketing text of Canon PowerShot A460 as supplied by the manufacturer
Compact, affordable and incredibly easy, the PowerShot A460 is the ideal take-anywhere camera for all users. Choose from three attractive colours and add an extra dash of fun to life's special moments.

- 3 fun colours
- 5.0 Megapixels
- 4x optical zoom
- DIGIC II, iSAPS and 5-point AiAF
- 12 shooting modes and My Colors
- VGA movie clips with sound
- 1cm Super Macro mode
- 2.0" LCD screen
- PictBridge and Print/Share button
- Powered by AA batteries

Choose your colour
The PowerShot A460 is available in three attractive colours1 - choose from Silver, Red and Blue.

5.0 Megapixels
The Powershot A460’s 5.0 Megapixel sensor captures enough fine detail for large photo quality prints, with plenty of scope for post-shoot cropping.

4x optical zoom
The 4x optical zoom lens lets you get close to the action without sacrificing quality. It combines with digital zoom for an impressive 16x magnification.

Cutting edge technology
Canon's advanced DIGIC II processor delivers fast, responsive camera performance and superior image processing. iSAPS technology analyses each scene to optimise key camera settings even before a shot is taken.

Shooting modes and My Colors
Choose from 12 shooting modes to get that perfect shot. Eight easy-to-use Special Scene modes help with great results in tricky lighting conditions, including Portrait, Night Snapshot and Kids & Pets. My Colors allows special in-camera colour effects to be applied in real time to images and movies.

Make VGA quality movie clips with full audio. View them on the camera's LCD screen, or connect to a TV or PC for full screen playback.

Auto focus and 1cm Super Macro mode
5-point AiAF ensures that even off-centre subjects remain sharp and in focus. With Super Macro mode, you can focus as close as 1cm from your subject - perfect for capturing the fine detail of tiny objects.

2.0" LCD screen
A 2.0" LCD brings pleasure to framing and reviewing your creations. The selectable Grid Line Display helps with composition, while Night Display aids screen visibility after dark.
Short summary description Canon PowerShot A460:
This short summary of the Canon PowerShot A460 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon PowerShot PowerShot A460, auto, Cloudy, custom modes, daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten, beach, Children, Close-up (macro), Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Panorama, party (indoor), Portrait, , black&white, Negative film, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid, TTL, 1/3", Auto
Long summary description Canon PowerShot A460:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon PowerShot A460 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon PowerShot A460, PowerShot. Megapixel: 5 MP, Image sensor size: 1/3", Sensor type: CCD. Optical zoom: 2x, Digital zoom: 4x. Focus: TTL, Focus adjustment: Auto, Auto focusing (AF) modes: spot auto focus. ISO sensitivity: 80, 100, 200, 400, AUTO, Light metering: spot. Flash modes: auto, Flash off, Red-eye reduction
Canon PowerShot A460 Digital Cameras (1784B011)
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Picture Quality
The number (in millions) of light-sensitive picture elements known as pixels actually used by the camera's image sensor (CCD) to record light, and which are reflected to the final number of recorded pixels stored on the memory card.
5 MP
Image sensor size*
Sensor type*
A sensor is a convertor than measures a physical quality (light, temperature etc.) and displays this electronically on a device.
Maximum image resolution*
Resolution is the amount of detail held by an image. The higher the resolution, the better (sharper) the image. The maximum image resolution produces the best image.
2592 x 1944 pixels
Lens System
Optical zoom*
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
Digital zoom*
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Focus adjustment*
Auto focusing (AF) modes*
Modes on the camera for auto-focusing, including continuous focusing and one shop focusing.
spot auto focus
Macro focusing range (tele)
0.47 - 3
Macro focusing range (wide)
Super Macro focusing range
Normal focusing range
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Light Exposure
ISO sensitivity*
A measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light.
80, 100, 200, 400, Auto
Light metering*
Light metering mode refers to the way in which a device determines the exposure. Multi-pattern and evaluative metering: the camera measures the light intensity in several points in the scene. Centre-weighted metering: the meter concentrates between 60 to 80 percent of the sensitivity towards the central part of the viewfinder. Spot metering: the camera will only measure a very small area of the scene (between 1-5% of the viewfinder area).
Flash modes*
Different modes for a camera flash which are manually/automatically activated e.g. auto-flash mode, flash on with red eye reduction.
Auto, Flash off, Red-eye reduction
Video recording*
Recording moving visual images.
Maximum video resolution*
This is the maximum resolution of video images. Resolution is a measure of the degree of detail visible.
640 x 480 pixels
Video compression format
The type of video formats that can be used by this device.
Video frame rate
30 fps
Compatible memory cards*
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
mmc, sd
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Display resolution (numeric)
Total number of pixels that display has.
86000 pixels
Ports & interfaces
PictBridge *
PictBridge is an industry standard introduced in 2003 from the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) for direct printing. It allows images to be printed directly from digital cameras to a printer, without having to connect the camera to a computer using common connectivity like USB or Bluetooth.
White balance *
Technique in photography and image processing, which involves a global adjustment of the intensities of the colors (typically red, green, and blue primary colors). An important goal of this adjustment is to render specific colors – particularly neutral colors including white – correctly.
Auto, Cloudy, Custom modes, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten
Scene modes *
Scenery mode', 'Portrait mode' and other modes which are manually/automatically activated on a camera and change the settings (e.g. exposure time) accordingly.
Beach, Children, Close-up (macro), Fireworks, Landscape, Night, Panorama, Party (indoor), Portrait, Sports, Sunset
Photo effects *
Different effects that you can use to modify photos after they have been taken, such as colour filters.
Black&White, Negative film, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Image editing
Built-in processor
Battery technology *
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Number of batteries supported
The number of batteries that can be used with the product.
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
System Requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Energy Star certified
This indicates that the product is compliant with Energy Star, which is an international standard for energy-efficient consumer products.
Packaging Content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser
Other features
Video capability
Capability of video recording/playback.
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.
Camera shutter speed
Determines the length of time the shutter lets light pass through the lens to the CCD. Shutter speed and aperture together determine exposure.
15– 1/2.000
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000 SP4 / XP / XP SP1-2 / Vista
Mac OS X v10.3 - 10.4
Built-in flash
The product has an internal flash. A flash produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light.
Lens focal range
A cylindrical piece of glass or plastic that receives and focuses light to form an image. Most cameras list an f-number and focal length for each lens. \nF-Number: Indicates the size of the lens opening (aperture). \nFocal Length: The distance between the image sensor and the optical center of the lens. \nLens Adapter: Allows photographers to use special lens attachments (Macro, Zoom, Filters, etc.) on certain cameras.
f/2.8 - f/5.8
Lens system
Type of lens in this product, expressed as its characteristics including lens, zoom capability, focal length, 35 mm equivalent focal length, and aperture range.
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
USB 2.0 (Mini-B, MTP, PTP)
Date imprinting
Digital SLR
The single-lens reflex (SLR) is a type of camera that uses a movable mirror placed between the lens and the film to project the image seen through the lens to a matte focusing screen.