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Canon PowerShot A40

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1060 reviews of Canon PowerShot A40. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and portability are overall positive. The price and image quality also get good feedback, but there are some mixed opinions about the energy efficiency and memory.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot A40 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot A40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 155 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A40 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the battery and image quality. The portability and price also get good feedback.

usability, price, portability, image quality, battery

98% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot A40

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 469 user reviews of Canon PowerShot A40 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People really like the performance and portability. The price and image quality also get good reviews. There are some less positive reviews about the energy efficiency. There are some mixed views about the screen.

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94% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Jul, 2019

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

Canon Powershot A40

 

Continue on to Page Two PowerShot A40 Specifications Camera effective pixels : Approx. 2 million Image sensor : 1/2.7 in. CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 2.1 million) Lens : 5.4 (W) - 16.2 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 35-105 mm) F 2.8 (W) - 4.8...

Mar, 2002

Expert review by (imaging-resource.com)

Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot A40 Digital Camera Review, Information, Specifications

 

Camera Operation While the A40's user interface seems slightly cryptic at first, it's actually pretty efficient. Most camera functions are controlled externally, and most of the external control buttons serve multiple functions. When you do need to...

Equipped with a 5.4-16.2mm lens, the A40 offers a 3x optical zoom range equivalent to 35-105mm on a 35mm camera. (This is a pretty standard range for digicams, running from a moderate wide angle to a moderate telephoto.) Maximum aperture ranges from...

Feb, 2002

Expert review by : Jeff Keller (dcresource.com)

Canon PowerShot A40

 

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Has features normally found on more expensive cameras (shutter/aperture control, for example) ; Very good photo quality ; Impressive night shots for a cheap camera ; Easy to use in point-and-shoot or manual modes ; Excellent software bundle ; Supports...

No Mac OS X support (yet) ; No rechargeable batteries included ; I wish it had a four-way switch

The Canon PowerShot A10 and A20 were popular entry-level cameras, and I expect the new A40 to do just as well. The A40 is a rare beast: a low cost camera with real manual controls! It's also well-built, easy to use, fairly small, and Canon's software...

Aug, 2002

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Great for Beginners....and a bargain!

 

I bought this Canon PowerShot A40 digital camera 2 years ago as a complete photography novice. What attracted me to this camera wa...

Feb, 2005

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Excellent little camera

 

The Canon PowerShot A40 digital camera may not be the most up to date digital camera, or even the one with the most pixels but it ...

Jul, 2004

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Great but a little bulky

 

The Canon PowerShot A40 digital camera has great quality and great features. The only problem is it is a little big and heavy. But...

Mar, 2004

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Get some memory

 

The Canon A40 is a great quality digital camera, bit heavier than a lot of compact digital cameras but this does give it a feeling...

Jun, 2003

Consumer review (reviewstop.co.uk)

Much better than I'd expected

 

I wanted a smaller camera for holiday snaps etc, as my Canon EOS500 35mm kit is both bulky and heavy to carry about. The A40 is ni...

Jul, 2002

Consumer review (ciao.com)

Canon PowerShot A40

 

I have been shopping for a digital camera for about 6 months now and was told that I should get at least a 3-4MP camera. Since I had not been able to afford one yet, I borrowed this camera from my father and took it on vacation with me. It was quick to...

good quality

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Mar, 2009

Consumer review (ciao.com)

best buy ..no regret move -- Canon PowerShot A40

 

Too bulky and inconvenient. Then Canon came out with the A40. I got the first one my local dealer got in. It is far more versatile than the A40 but only slightly larger. It covers the complete focal length range I need for almost all picture taking...

Value for money ..almost perfect

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Mar, 2009

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