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You can rely on Canon know-how to take great 10 Megapixel photos with Smart Auto mode. Available in 4 colou... See full description.
  • Compact
  • 3x optical zoom

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product description

You can rely on Canon know-how to take great 10 Megapixel photos with Smart Auto mode. Available in 4 colours, the PowerShot A800 has a lightweight design that is fun and easy to use.

10 Megapixels
A 10.0 Megapixel sensor gives you the detail needed for superb, large-scale prints, or creatively cropping shots to perfection.

3.3x optical zoom lens
The 3.3x optical zoom lens is designed and manufactured by Canon to the high standards found throughout the Canon photographic range. In combination with digital zoom, magnification of up to 13x can be achieved.

6.2 cm (2.5”) LCD
Large size makes viewing captured images and sharing photos with friends a pleasure.

Smart Auto mode
With Smart Auto, you can take great photos with just the press of a button. The camera automatically selects the most appropriate scene from a possible 19 and applies the best settings for a perfect picture.

Blur Reduction Mode
When shooting subjects in motion or in low light where blur could easily occur, Blur Reduction mode works to ensure clear results free from blur

Easy to use design
A casual and easy to use design means you can truly use this camera anywhere, for any occasion. The colour variations of the PowerShot A800 and easy to use large buttons will appeal to all ages.

16 Shooting modes including FaceSelf-Timer
It’s easy to be creative with the PowerShot A800 thanks to 16 shooting modes while FaceSelf-Timer making it easy for group shots where you want to be included. Shoot with confidence using Smart Auto or experiment with creative modes such as Super Vivid and Poster Effect.

DIGIC III
As well as powering intelligent camera technologies such as Smart Auto and Face Detection, The DIGIC III processor ensures quick response, high image quality, and accurate colour reproduction.

Long Play Movies
Long Play (LP) movies enable longer recording times – taking up half the storage space,

AA Batteries
For ultimate convenience, the PowerShot A800 uses two AA batteries which are widely available all over the world.

product specification
Camera Type Compact
Optical zoom ratio 3x optical zoom
Screen size 2.5"
Digital zoom ratio 4x digital zoom
Type of image stabiliser No image stabiliser
Touchscreen No
3D No
Media format SD Card storage
Media format SDHC Card storage
Media format MMC Card storage
PictBridge Yes
Weight (g) 138g
Flash Yes
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 14 Feb 2011
Serial Shot Mode Yes
Bluetooth No
Autofocus Yes
Changeable Lens No
Highest focal length 122 Millimetres
Lowest focal length 37 Millimetres