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The 8x-zoom Canon PowerShot A4050IS also has Intelligent Image Stabilisation and HD movie capability and is... See full description.
  • Compact
  • 8x optical zoom

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product description

The 8x-zoom Canon PowerShot A4050IS also has Intelligent Image Stabilisation and HD movie capability and is exclusive to Jessops.

  • 28mm wide, 8x optical zoom
  • 16.0 Megapixels
  • Intelligent IS
  • Large 3.0-inch LCD
  • Compact metal body
  • Smart Auto (32 scenes)
  • HD movies (720p) with movie button
  • Help button
  • Fun and creative modes
  • Live View Control, Face Detection

28mm wide, 8x optical zoom
A versatile, Canon 8x optical zoom lens lets you get closer to distant subjects and focus on the detail while the 28mm wide-angle fits more in the frame for sweeping landscapes and great group shots.

16.0 Megapixels
Capturing all the detail from the genuine Canon lens the 16 Megapixel sensor delivers superb quality images that are perfect for large-scale prints (A3+) or creative cropping.

Intelligent IS
Intelligent IS combats camera shake to ensure all your photos and videos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. It automatically adjusts the optical Image Stabilizer to the scene from 6 modes to prevent blur.

Large 3.0-inch LCD
A large, high quality LCD screen (230k dots) allows effortless menu navigation, lets you frame and view your shots with ease and makes sharing them with friends a pleasure.

Compact metal body
The slim, compact metal body in attractive colours is small and stylish enough to take anywhere.

Smart Auto (32 scenes)
Even complete beginners can effortlessly shoot high quality photos or movies with Smart Auto, which detects the scene and automatically selects the optimal settings from 32 variables. Press the Auto button to return instantly to Smart Auto from any other mode.

HD movies (720p) with movie button
Instantly record high quality HD movies (720p) using one touch of the dedicated movie button. Intelligent IS keeps movies steady.

Help button
Simply press the Help button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its different functions – the ideal introduction for beginners.

Fun and creative modes
Have fun with a range of creative filters. Use Fish-eye Effect to re-create fish-eye lens distortion, Super Vivid to boost colour saturation, retro Poster and Toy Camera Effects or Monochrome. Miniature Effect makes scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale models.

Live View Control, Face Detection
Live View Control allows you to easily experiment with picture settings like brightness and colour intensity and preview the results while framing, so you can capture the best shot. Face Detection Technology ensures great people shots. It detects up to 35 faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Face Detection White Balance ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions. Auto Red-Eye Correction eliminates red-eye.

product specification
Camera Type Compact
Optical zoom ratio 8x optical zoom
Screen size 3"
Digital zoom ratio 4x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser Optical Image Stabiliser image stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Media format SD Card storage
Media format SDHC Card storage
Weight (g) 145g
WiFi No
Shortest shutter speed 1/1 min. shutter speed
Longest shutter speed 1/15 max. shutter speed
Viewfinder LCD Monitor
RAW Format No
GPS Receiver No
Release date 18 Apr 2012
Serial Shot Mode No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length 224 Millimetres
Lowest focal length 28 Millimetres