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Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 reviews of Canon PowerShot A2100 IS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the image quality and performance. The price and portability are also appreciated, but comments about the lens and flash are mixed. Many are less positive about the viewfinder.

usability, portability, price, performance, image quality

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A2100 IS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A2100 IS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the screen and glare are on the whole positive. The size and zoom also get good feedback. There are some less positive views about the flash, while there are some mixed opinions about the portability.

usability, zoom, size, glare, screen

flash

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 94 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A2100 IS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. Reviewers are impressed by the image quality and performance. The price and portability are also appreciated.

usability, portability, price, performance, image quality

96% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Nov, 2019

Expert review by : Matthew Richards (techradar.com)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS review

 

A quality compact that shows it's little brothers how it's done

Good LCD ; Nice image quality ; Good zoom

Expensive ; No optical viewfinder

A solid addition to Canon's range of compact cameras offering decent features combined with solid image quality

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS review

 

Let's be honest: a 3x or 4x optical zoom is not much help. Yes, it gets you a little closer if there's a fence or restraining order in the way, but you'll always want more. That's why stepping up to a 5x or 6x zoom such as the one in the Canon...

Excellent photo quality for the money; 6x zoom; simple operation, good feature set.

Mixed performance.

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS offers good photo quality, some extra zoom range, and the convenience of AA batteries in an affordable, pocketable package.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Canon Powershot A2100 IS

 

This is a solid if slightly unspectacular offering from Canon. It does a good all round job when it comes to picture quality. Features include image stabilisation and a 3 inch LCD screen.

Picture quality - start up time

Shutter delay with flash

The Canon Powershot A2100 IS is a functional digital camera. It is unlikely to win any awards for looks, but it takes a good picture. You might find the modest increase in zoom useful too.

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

 

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS - with 6x optical zoom and Image Stabilisation, is Canon's new compact snapper the ideal pocketable point and shoot? The What Digital Camera Canon A2100 IS review investigates...

Image Stabilisation, 3in screen, super close-up macro mode, face detection

Screen views poorly from many angles, no full manual mode, body on the chunky side, main menu is cumbersome

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS is a good all-rounder. With a broad zoom range, Image Stabilisation and basic feature set, it's an ideal contender for the point and shoot entry level market. Though it does come at a little bit of a raised asking price and...

May, 2009

Expert review by : Julie Easton (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

 

An attractive compact designed for hassle-free shots, but will its lack of manual options let it down?

Great quality images and an impressive zoom lens, but any manual control is sorely lacking

Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (whatdigitalcamera.com)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS Review

 

The PowerShot A2100 IS comes equipped with a 6x optical zoom that, while not particularly wide angle, has an equivalent zoom range of 36-216mm (as a 35mm equivalent). From portraits to mid-level zoom the A2100 IS offers a good range; at least the kind...

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS is a good all-rounder. With a broad zoom range, Image Stabilisation and basic feature set, it's an ideal contender for the point and shoot entry level market. Though it does come at a little bit of a raised asking price and...

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS review

 

Let's be honest: a 3x or 4x optical zoom is not much help. Yes, it gets you a little closer if there's a fence or restraining order in the way, but you'll always want more. That's why stepping up to a 5x or 6x zoom such as the one in the Canon...

Excellent photo quality for the money; 6x zoom; simple operation, good feature set.

Mixed performance.

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS offers good photo quality, some extra zoom range, and the convenience of AA batteries in an affordable, pocketable package.

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com.au)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS review: Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

 

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS

Excellent photo quality for the money; 6x zoom; simple operation, good feature set.

Mixed performance.

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS offers good photo quality, some extra zoom range, and the convenience of AA batteries in an affordable, pocketable package.

Jun, 2009

Recommended!

Expert review by (letsgodigital.org)

Canon Powershot A2100 IS review

 

Because of its predecessor, the A2000IS, the fate of the Canon PowerShot A2100IS's had already been sealed: it would no longer provide the A/S mode (Aperture/Shutter priority) for the creative hobby photographer. An enhanced automation took its place,...

The Canon PowerShot A2100IS is the successor to the A2000IS and seems to be a camera update that is no more than a Megapixel increase. If you look at the specification list, this may seem exactly the case, yet there are in fact more differences. The...

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Expert review by : Mark Goldstein (photographyblog.com)

Canon PowerShot A2100 IS Review

 

The Canon PowerShot A2100 IS digital camera is the new top-of-the-range model in the popular PowerShot range, which has traditionally offered a compelling combination of features and affordable price. The A2100 IS replaces the PowerShot A2000 IS model,...

The Canon Powershot A2100 IS builds on the key strengths of the previous A2000 model by adding even more beginner-friendly features. The A2100 is a fairly compact camera that produces excellent images in good light, covers a large focal range thanks to...

Mar, 2009

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