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Canon PowerShot A95 Digital Camera@DASHING THING REVIEW

05 Jul
Camerk
Review Date
10/18/2004
User Level
Novice to Experienced
Product Uses
Family / Travel / Special Events
Digicam Design
Point-and-Shoot or Manual control
Picture Quality
Very Good, 5.0-megapixel CCD
Print Sizes
4×6, 5×7, 8×10, 11×17 inches
Availability
August, 2004
Suggested Retail Price
(At introduction)
$399

 

Introduction


The Canon PowerShot A95 is the latest in a long line of high-quality digicams from Canon. Canon U.S.A. has long been a strong contender in the film and digital camera markets, well-known for its high-quality optics, technical innovations, and aggressive product development. The 5.0-megapixel Canon A95 updates this extensive line by improving on an already well-received model, the 4.1-megapixel Canon PowerShot A80. The A80 previously occupied the high end of the PowerShot A-Series, and the new Canon A95 effectively takes its place.

Last year, Canon’s PowerShot A70 topped the charts on the IR website for popularity, outstripping all other camera models. This was particularly impressive given that our readers generally gravitate toward higher-end models. This year, the PowerShot A75 and A85 updated the A70, with a larger CCD, more manual controls, and a slightly different control layout. Now, the Canon PowerShot A95 continues the series with a 5.0-megapixel CCD, nine-point AF, and a larger, 1.8 inch rotating LCD monitor. The camera accommodates a wide range of users with its variable level of exposure control. Experienced shooters will appreciate the Manual, Aperture Priority, and Shutter Priority modes, while novices will find the Auto, Program AE, and Scene modes useful. Plus, the PowerShot A95 has a full range of creative effects, and the benefit of Canon optics with its 3x zoom lens. The A80 was a definite bargain with its competitive price and heavy feature set, and the Canon A95 looks to be just as much of a deal. Bottom line, the Canon A95 is a camera that gets just about everything right, with very few limitations or shortcomings. Read on for more details.

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