Canon PowerShot A700

Canon camera

  • Canon PowerShot A700 review

    The Canon Powershot A700 is the new flagship of the ever-growing 'A' series of affordable feature-laden PowerShot models.

    Canon PowerShot A700Canon PowerShot A700 back

    The Canon PowerShot A700 adds an array of advanced, enhanced, yet easy-to-use features into a compact and eminently affordable package.

  • Specifications

    - 6 megapixels
    - 6x optical zoom / 4x digital zoom
    - 2.5" LCD with Night Display and Grid Line Display
    - Auto focus
    - Auto and manual exposure
    - DIGIC II image processor and iSAPS technology
    - Low-light focus assist illuminator
    - Built-in microphone and speaker
    - ISO 80-800
    - JPEG file format
    - 2 AA batteries
    - SD/MMC card storage (16MB included)
    - movie mode w/sound
    - Optional tele, wide and close up convertors

  • The PowerShot A700 features six-megapixel resolution together with a retractable 6x optical zoom lens with a focal length of 35-210mm (35mm equivalent). The A700 model incorporates 20 shooting modes from fully automatic to fully manual to achieve optimum results for any photographic application.

    The A700 is also compatible with optional wide angle and telephoto lens converters, as well as a close-up lens and a wireless flash unit.

    The Canon Powershot A700 offers ISO equivalent speed ratings ranging from 80 to 800 with dramatically less noise at ISO 400 than previous PowerShot models. The camera also features a large 2.5-inch 115,000-pixel LCD color monitor, making it easier than ever to review captured images and even to do limited in-camera image editing and retouching such as a new Face Brightener function to help compensate for backlit images.

    The A-series cameras have many of the latest advances in Canon technology including the proprietary DIGIC II imaging processor. The processor enhances picture definition, vibrancy, and quality, while helping increase the speed of the cameras’ startup, autofocus, shutter response, playback, and image processing speed while reducing power consumption by 35 percent compared to the original DIGIC chip.

    Consumers benefit from accelerated image transfer speed (when used with a USB 2.0 compatible computer, printer, or other peripheral), thanks to the inclusion of a Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port.

    Canon enhanced the ‘My Colors’ mode found in the new PowerShot line. Where previously, users could only enable ‘My Colors’ while shooting, the current iteration permits captured images to be retouched as well, without the need for special software applications or tools. Available My Color playback modes include Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, and Vivid Red; lighter and darker skin tones, as well as options for creating black & white, sepia, neutral and positive film effects.

    Like all PowerShot digital cameras, these newest additions to the A-series work seamlessly with Canon’s petite SELPHY Compact Photo Printers – an essential PowerShot accessory. Consumers simply connect their PowerShot digital camera to a SELPHY printer – such as the SELPHY CP510 and CP710 models. Press the lighted Print/Share button, and within seconds , images emerge. It is that simple.

    If you want a compact digital camera with more zoom power than other cameras in this class, then the PowerShot A700 is well worth a look.

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