Canon Powershot A495 Brief Review

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Specifications

  • 10 megapixels
  • 3.3x optical zoom
  • 2.5-inch LCD screen
  • Variety of scene modes
  • Captures to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
  • AA batteries
  • Video mode
  • upload directly to YouTube
  • Release Date: 2010-02-28
  • Final Grade: 86 4.3 Star Rating: Recommended

4.3 Star Rating: Recommended

Canon Powershot A495
10 megapixels; 3.3x optical zoom; 2.5-inch LCD screen; Variety of scene modes; Captures to SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards; AA batteries; Video mode; upload directly to YouTube
By , Last updated on: 8/21/2014

Replaced by the A800. Here's what we said in early 2010:

One of Canon's A Series offerings for 2010, the A495 is about as straightforward as budget compact cameras get: 10 megapixels, an uninspired 3.3x zoom lacking wide-angle, a low-res 2.5-inch LCD, AA batteries, and a handful of scene modes (including some cool contrast and saturation effects).  Image quality isn't bad, though, and for under $100 who can complain?

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