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Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver

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PowerShot A560
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1774B010
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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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Long product name Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver :
The short editorial description of Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver

PowerShot A560
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Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver:
The official marketing text of Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
Easy to use
Commonly used Special Scene modes are positioned on the PowerShot A560’s Mode dial, making it easy to take tricky shots indoors, at night or when photographing kids and pets. The one-touch record/review button enables quick and convenient review of your images.

7.1 Megapixels
A 7.1 Megapixel sensor produces sharp high quality photos, enabling large prints and detailed crops.

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

Cutting edge technology
Canon's DIGIC III image processor delivers high-speed camera performance, superior colour rendition and cleaner images at high ISO speeds. iSAPS technology uses shooting scene information to optimise camera settings before a shot is taken.

9-Point AiAFb
9-point AiAF makes sure that you can keep even off-centre subjects in sharp focus.

Face Detection AF/AE/FE
Face Detection AF/AE/FE ensures superb people shots by automatically detecting up to 9 faces in the frame and setting the correct focus, exposure and flash level. Face Detection Technology also enables Red-Eye Correction in playback mode. Fix red-eyes in the camera and make them look natural again.

ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto
PowerShot A560’s high ISO setting enables you to take excellent flash-free photographs in low-light conditions. High ISO Auto prioritises high ISO to enable faster shutter speeds, reducing the risk of blurred images.

2.5" LCD screen
The large bright 2.5" LCD screen is ideal for sharing images with friends and family. The selectable Grid Line Display helps with composition, while Night Display mode aids screen visibility after dark.

Shooting modes and My Colors
Choose from 14 shooting modes to get that perfect shot. 6 Special Scene modes assist with tricky lighting conditions, including Beach, Foliage and Snow. Further enhance your images with My Colors in-camera colour management tools.

High quality movies
Shoot extra long¹ 30fps VGA quality movies with full audio, or record QVGA movies at 60fps and analyse in sharp slow motion.

Direct Printing
Connect to any PictBridge compatible printer and push the Print/Share button for a full colour print within seconds. Connect to a Canon SELPHY CP printer and you can also print ID photos and movie stills.
Short summary description Canon PowerShot A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver:
This short summary of the Canon PowerShot A560 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 PowerShot A560, 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 A560 7.1MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver :

Canon PowerShot A560, 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, 1600, Auto, Light metering: Centre-weighted, Spot. Flash modes: Auto, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization, Flash range (wide): 0.45 - 3.5 m, Flash range (tele): 0.45 - 2.2 m

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Picture quality
Megapixel *
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.
7.1 MP
Image sensor size *
1/2.5"
Sensor type *
A sensor is a convertor than measures a physical quality (light, temperature etc.) and displays this electronically on a device.
CCD
Still image resolution(s) *
List of image resolutions that supported by device.
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 *
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
4x
Digital zoom *
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
4x
Focusing
Focus
TTL
Auto Focus (AF) lock
Yes
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity *
A measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light.
80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 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).
Centre-weighted, Spot
Flash
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, Red-eye reduction, Slow synchronization
Flash range (wide) *
0.45 - 3.5 m
Flash range (tele) *
0.45 - 2.2 m
Flash working distance
45 cm - 3.5 m
Video
Video formats supported
The type of video formats that can be used by this device.
AVI
Memory
Internal memory
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
16 MB
Compatible memory cards *
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
mmc, sd
Display
Display *
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
LCD
Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
6.35 cm (2.5")
Viewfinder
Viewfinder type
A viewfinder is the window in the camera through which a photographer views the picture. Used for choosing, composing, and often focusing the image. There are two types: optical and digital. In an optical viewfinder, the photographer looks through a transparent window to frame and focus the image. The photographer is seeing the real image, through the window of the viewfinder. With a digital viewfinde, there is an LCD display built into a camera that gives a digital view of where the camera is pointing. It's used to compose and focus the image.
Optical
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.
Yes
Camera
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, Fireworks, Landscape, Night landscape, Party (indoor), Portrait, Underwater
Photo effects *
Different effects that you can use to modify photos after they have been taken, such as colour filters.
Black&White, Sepia
Self-timer delay *
Duration of self-timer, that's a camera device that gives a delay between pressing the shutter release and the shutter's firing. It is most commonly used to let photographers to take a photo of themselves (often with the family), hence the name.
2 s
Battery
Battery technology *
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Alkaline
Battery type
Description of battery supplied with the product, such battery form factor (e.g. AA/AAA).
NB4-300
Number of batteries supported
The number of batteries that can be used with the product.
2
Design
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Silver
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40°C
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Yes
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
91.2 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
43.1 mm
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
64 mm
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
165 g
Other features
Video capability
Capability of video recording/playback.
Yes
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.
7 / 5
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/2.6 – f/5.5
Built-in flash
The product has an internal flash. A flash produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light.
Yes
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.
Yes
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 – 1/2000 s
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 2000 SP4/XP/Vista;
Mac OS X v10.3 - 10.4
USB 2.0 ports quantity
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
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Updated:
2011-09-26
Testseek has collected 15 expert reviews for Canon PowerShot A560 and the average expert rating is 72 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.
72%
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goodgearguide.com.au
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2011-11-04
In recent weeks weve reviewed an awful lot of cameras from the Canon PowerShot series. They consistently perform at a high standard and the latest model weve looked at, the PowerShot A560, continues the trend. Taking good picture quality and throwing...
Good Brilliantly low noise, Great colour, Speedy, Face Detect...
Bad Pictures a little on the soft side, Some haloing, Burst mode not quite on par with other models The Final Word Another strong entry into the compact camera market by Canon, the A560 produces similarly high quality pictures to its sister model, the A550...
Bottom line Another strong entry into the compact camera market by Canon, the A560 produces similarly high quality pictures to its sister model, the A550, and this time around they have packed in Face Detect, which will be a big selling point for some users.
80%
smh.com.au
Updated:
2011-11-04
Canon A560 The digital camera market is changing significantly. By now, most of us have owned a digital camera and are in the market for our second or third. Digital cameras are no longer simply cool tech gadgets; they really are ma...
70%
digitalversus.com
Updated:
2011-09-26
Smaller sibling of the non-stabilized Canon A570 IS, the compact A560 has a classic but nonetheless interesting technical sheet: 4x zoom, 8 million pixel sensor, manual mode, DIGIC III, and face tracking. Especially important is that all of this is o...
Good Easy to use, Optical viewfinder, 4x zoom, Decent macro, Good overall reactivity...
Bad No wide angle, No optical stabilization, Lens a bit disappointing, Definition of LCD screen...
60%
Cameras.co.uk
Updated:
2011-09-26
The Canon Powershot A560 looks a bit like a cut down version of a digital SLR camera. It has a decent sized grip area on the front. This helps you to hold the camera steady when you are taking a shot. Being able to hold the camera still helps to reduce...
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Cameras.co.uk
Updated:
2011-09-26
The Canon Powershot A560 is a seven megapixel digital camera with a 4x optical zoom lens. Although shaped like a mini digital SLR it is really a point and shoot digital camera. Although not as cheap as the lowest priced digital cameras the Powershot A...
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