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Canon Powershot A490 Digital Camera

10 Megapixels10 MegapixelsVGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.VGA Video: 640 x 480 or more but less than 1280 x 720.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringRuns on standard AA batteriesRuns on standard AA batteriesAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot A490
Sensor 10 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationNo Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 80 - 1600 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 15s
Lens37 - 122mm F/3 - 5.8 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 25cm (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System 5-point Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 2.5" LCD 115K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes11Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids&Pets, Indoor, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Long Shutter
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 0.9 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *2.5 FPS in low-light mode @ 3 MP. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 frames @ 0-30s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash No, 3 - 2m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 640x480 @ 30 FPS 4:3 Sound Input
Video Format M-JPEG WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Standard AA Battery Life 400 *CIPA Standard
Introduced 2010-01-05, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 94 x 62 x 31mm (W x H x D) Weight 175g

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Canon A490 Facts

Compact digital camera
10 Megapixels Fixed LensISO 80-1600
3.3X Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-15s
0.9 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesCustom white-balance
640x480 @ 30 FPS Video RecordingSpot-Metering
2.5" LCD 115K PixelsStandard AA
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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