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Canon PowerShot A30

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Canon PowerShot A30. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Comments about the lens and portability are overall positive. The design and usability also get good feedback, but opinions about the battery and size are different.

image quality, usability, design, portability, lens

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A30 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot A30

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 9 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A30 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the size and durability are generally positive. The screen and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the price.

usability, image quality, screen, durability, size

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

Sep, 2019

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Canon PowerShot A30

 

Canon offer one of the most comprehensive digital camera ranges around. The PowerShot A30 fits in at the lower end, with Canon describing it as 'The ideal choice for first time users - full of features and great value for money'. Whilst it's not the...

For around 220 the Canon PowerShot A30 provides a reliable and well featured introduction to digital photography. Although not dazzlingly impressive in any one area, it offers users good all-round performance. It seems ideal for beginners and those...

Jul, 2002

Expert review by : Steve's Digicams (steves-digicams.com)

Canon Powershot A30

 

Continue on to Page Two PowerShot A30 Specifications Camera effective pixels : Approx. 1.2 million Image sensor : 1/2.7 in. CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 1.3 million) Lens : 5.4 (W) - 16.2 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 35-105 mm) F 2.8 (W) -...

Mar, 2002

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot A30 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

The A30 is another in Canon's line of nicely-designed, stylish, functional cameras that take great pictures. The A30 has a nice sharp lens, and excellent color rendition, with a host of features that extend to include (optional) full manual exposure...

Feb, 2004

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot A30

 

Feeling of security. Like many Canon digicams, the A30 features a shutter-like lens cover and a retracting lens that keeps the camera front fairly smooth when the camera is powered off. With no lens cap to keep track of (or worry about losing), the A30...

Digic 4 chip, face detection, wide angle, I-contrast

NONE

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot A30 Pack PLUS

 

Details of Canon PowerShot A30 Pack PLUS The PowerShot A300 is an entry-level, 3.2 megapixel camera with an all-glass 33mm equivalent fixed focal length Canon lens and 5.1x digital zoom. This compact and affordable camera incorporates advanced features...

Excellent Camera

Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot A30

 

Canon PowerShot A30 The A30 (and its slightly higher-end cousin the A40) are a continuation of the A10 and A20 introduced in 2001. Nearly identical in appearance to the earlier designs, PowerShot A30 offers the same great compact body with a few minor...

design and picture quality

nothing

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

a very good camera with only a couple flaws

 

this camera has a ton of manual controls plus full auto features as well. it produces great images and is easy to use. the pivoting LCD screen is very helpful when you are trying to take pictures from odd angles (like pointing up from the ground). it...

professional-level color

nothing

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Probably best in class, worthy upgrade

 

Built in. I have the Canon A30 too, which is a very powerful "pocketable" camera that complements this one well. - Sharp 20x zoom. Pictures turn out very good even at high zooms. In an indoor-lit apartment, I can read fairly small print from a photo...

Digic 4 chip, face detection, wide angle, I-contrast

Nothing

Feb, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot A30

 

The PowerShot A30 has a 1.2 megapixel CCD, a 3x optical zoom lens and offers features and image quality normally found in more expensive models. Features such as a movie mode; a shutter speed range of 15 seconds to 1/1500 second; manual exposure; spot...

SOO GOOD

NONE

Jan, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Highly-refractive camera

 

The aspherical element effectively suppresses distortion and provides high resolution.The PowerShot A30 is equipped with a fun and affordable way to enter and experience digital photography. The aspherical element effectively suppresses distortion and...

9 elements in 7 groups,highly-refractive, glass-molded aspherical element

expensive

Dec, 2008
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