Canon PowerShot A1000 IS reviews and prices: Compact camera

9 customer reviews

This digital camera is a good all rounder.

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9.3 out of 10 based on 9 reviews.
Canon PowerShot A1000 IS : 10 MP (Megapixels), 4x optical zoom, SD Card storage, Yes image stabiliser digital Compact camera. See full product description
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Lisa, Wymondham Experienced amateur

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
So easy to use and a good looking camera.
Bad points:
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 10.0
Build Quality 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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7 of 11 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 19 Mar 2009

Gerald, Belfast N.Ireland

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
The build quality and appearance is first class. As a newcomer to digital cameras I find it to be very user friendly. I intend to purchase this model of camera for my son as a Xmas gift later in the year. Overall I am delighted with my choice.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 07 Jul 2009

sonja , devon Point & shoot

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
lots of features, easy to use, handy little camera to catch some good photos
Bad points:
view finder a bit small and awkward to use and would have prefered rechargable batteries
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Features 8.0
Build Quality 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 04 Apr 2009

Tracey, Newton Stewart Keen amateur

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use you cannot take a bad picture with this camera - wish I'd bought a case with it or maybe Canon could sell a padded case along with this model.
Bad points:
would have liked a user manual in paper rather than on CD !
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Features 9.0
Build Quality 10.0
Value for money 7.0
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Confirmed purchase: 02 Jun 2009

Product Features

Camera Type Compact
Resolution (Pixels) 3648x2736
Optical zoom ratio 4
Screen size (Inches) 2.5
Digital zoom ratio 4
Type of image stabiliser Yes
Touchscreen No
3D No
Colour Silver
Colour Brown
Colour Blue
Media format SD Card
Media format MMCplus Card
Media format SDHC Card
Media format HC MMCplus Card
Media format MMC Card
Memory card slot Yes
PictBridge Yes
Macro Mode Yes
Video recorder Yes
Manual Focus No
Timer Yes
Weight (g) 155
Flash Yes
Body Only No
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/1600
Longest shutter speed (Fractions of a second) 1/15
Waterproof No
Viewfinder Yes
USB port Yes
Dimensions (mm) 95x62x31
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Max. Aperture Lens 1 f2.7-5.6
In-built memory (Megabytes) 32
Release date 2008/09/18
Height in mm 6.2
Width in mm 95.4
Depth in mm 3.1
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length (Millimetres) 140
Lowest focal length (Millimetres) 35

Also known as: Powershot A1000IS, Canon PowerShot A1000 IS, Canon PSA1000 IS

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Manufacturer's Description

Taking 10 Megapixel pictures is easy with the slim, pocket-sized PowerShot A1000 IS. Simply point and shoot – while Canon technologies eliminate blurriness, optimize people shots and ensure top-quality results.

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