PowerShot A810 is a compact camera from Canon, having a 16 megapixels hi-sensitivity sensor and 5x optical zoom. Like other digital cameras, the camera is also capable of recording HD videos. The sound recording quality is also very good. Other features include auto focus, 15 -1/2000 shutter speed, hi-speed USB connectivity and 4x digital zoom. A 4GB memory card comes with its package content.
Look and feel
Canon PowerShot A810 weighs about 174 g including SD card and battery. It has the size around 94.7 x 61.7 x 29.8 mm. The camera is available in black and silver color, like that of Canon PowerShot SX150 IS.
The camera also features a CCD type hi-sensitivity sensor with a size of 1/2.3 inch. The resolution of Canon PowerShot A810 is 16 megapixels.
Canon PowerShot A810 has a versatile lens having 5x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom. Moreover, the leans feature auto focus mode, 5.0 (W) - 25.0 (T) mm focal length, 15 - 1/2000 sec shutter speed and Circular aperture range (f/6.9 - f/20 (T), f/2.8 - f/7.9 (W)).
The camera has a 2.7 inch TFT LCD display with a resolution of 230000 Dots. The screen design is fixed and like that of other compact cameras, its aspect ratio also goes around 4:3.
Flash and Media output
PowerShot A810 has a fixed flash with 0.5 - 3.0 (W) and 1.0 - 2.0 (T) of range and many focus modes like Slow Synchronizing. The camera support EXIF and JPEG type image formats, MOV and iFrame type video formats and Linear PCM type audio format.
Storage and interface
Canon PowerShot A810 has a 4 GB memory card included in its package content, which can be upgraded via SD card. It supports Hi-Speed USB connectivity and direct printing potion (via PictBridge and DPOF). In addition to these, the camera supports a microphone and NTSC and PAL audio/video interface.
The camera also equips a Canon NB-3AH NiMH battery, offering around 220 shots for image capturing and 1 hour 40 minutes (approx) for continuous movie shooting.
Additional Features in Canon PowerShot SX150 IS
Like that of Canon PowerShot SX150 IS, the camera also features Len-shift type intelligent IS image stabilization which allows a user to have a thorough photographical experience. Other features of Canon PowerShot A810 include auto, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H, custom and day light White balance modes, poster effect, super vivid, snow, fireworks, portrait, HD movie recording, Auto, P, Live view control, Low light, fish-eye effect, miniature effect and toy camera effect Shooting modes, +/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments exposure mode, Auto, ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 ISO settings and face detection.
The package content of the camera includes Canon PowerShot A810, battery, charger, 4G B SD card, carrying case and a start guide.
Canon PowerShot A810 compact camera is incredibly priced around Rs 4,995 in India and one can buy it on many online shopping website. With this price, the camera is a steal.
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