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Canon Powershot A3500 IS

70

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Canon Powershot A3500 is

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Canon Powershot A3500 IS
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Compact 16MP 5x Yes Jan 2013
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Canon Powershot A3500 is Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon Powershot A3500 is number 498 across all digital cameras.
90
Reviews
121 Reviews + 2 Awards
73
Features
Good Features
62
Age
5 Years Old
70
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 70?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with an average overall rating of 79%, based on 121 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Recommended" award from Camera Labs plus one other site. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
Customers report it is a good size, it is easy to use and good picture quality.
The Powershot A3500 is has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Shoot, share, amaze
.0 megapixels<br>- 28mm wide, 5x zoom lens; 10x zoomplus<br>- intelligent is<br>- wi-fi; GPS via mobile<br>- slim body with metal exterior<br>- 7.5 cm (3.0 ) lcd<br>- HD movies (720p) with movie button<br>- smart auto (32 scenes); help button<br>- eco
16.0 megapixels
28mm wide, 5x zoom lens; 10x zoomplus
Intelligent IS
Wi-Fi; GPS via mobile
Slim body with metal exterior
Large 7.5 cm (3.0 ) LCD
HD movies (720p) with movie button
Smart auto (32 scenes); help button
Eco mode
Fun and creative modes. live view control
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However only average for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras as well being only average for wildlife photography, ranking number 9999999 in wildlife photography cameras.
70
Portrait Photography
Very Good
58
Landscape Photography
Average
40
Everyday Photography
Mediocre
39
Sports Photography
Mediocre
53
Wildlife Photography
Average

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £60 on eBay 64 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 56% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Canon Powershot A3500 IS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon Powershot A3500 IS?

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS is 97.7mm wide and 56mm tall. It is 19.8mm deep and weighs 135g.

Canon Powershot A3500 IS front dimensions
Canon Powershot A3500 IS size in context

Canon Powershot A3500 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Two Industry Awards

The writers at review websites Camera Labs and PhotographyBlog.com both concluded that they would recommend this digital camera and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This camera has an average expert rating of 72 out of 100 based on six expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Camera Labs and webnews.it.

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Excellent User Reviews

Users have rated this camera on average 90%. Over 88% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Six owners mentioned that the product was compact and two owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera was lightweight.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

15 people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to use and two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to setup.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

24 people considered that the product was able to produce good images.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

We checked 42,313 expert and owner reviews (including 8,757 verified purchases) for Canon digital cameras and found that on average Canon has very good ratings compared to other brands. 95% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Reasonably Priced

Nine owners who purchased it thought it was good value for money.

Customers Report Nice Design

Two people who reviewed the product considered that it was neat.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Three owners who reviewed it thought it had a good screen.

Users Report Superior Battery Life

Three customers who reviewed it concluded that it had a good battery life.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was good for video recording.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had a good zoom.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

Six people who reviewed the Canon Powershot A3500 IS considered that it was good quality.

Value for Money

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon Powershot A3500 IS and the United Kingdom price of £105.93 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $276.90 (£384.03).

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Canon released the Powershot A3500 IS in January 2013.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the Powershot A3500 IS of 16MP is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is higher than 56% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is typical of many cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 5x is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 58% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 160 x 120 pixels (worst) to 3840 x 3840 pixels (best). A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Powershot A3500 IS of 2.8 is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 74% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Powershot A3500 IS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 93% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. Across all the digital cameras the ISO sensitivities (max) range from 200 to 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Very Light

Across all the cameras the weights range from 50g to 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The Powershot A3500 IS's weight of only 135g is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 73% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Powershot A3500 IS has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Has a Carrying Case

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS has a carrying case, unlike 88% of cameras which do not have a carrying case.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 10% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the Powershot A3500 IS of 140mm is in the longest 28% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Powershot A3500 IS of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 78% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The Powershot A3500 IS is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life.

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Has a GPS (satellite)

GPS (satellite)

The Powershot A3500 IS has a GPS (satellite), which is unusual. 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS features flash exposure compensation, unlike 78% of cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Has a Self-Timer

The Powershot A3500 IS has a self-timer, which is unusual. 82% of cameras do not have a self-timer.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

Like most other cameras, the Powershot A3500 IS does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras do not have an HDMI.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The Powershot A3500 IS has a wrist strap. 91% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is bigger than 57% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon Powershot A3500 IS is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most common resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon Powershot A3500 IS of 6.9 is larger than 93% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Features Brightness Adjustment

The Powershot A3500 IS features brightness adjustment, which is unusual. 78% of cameras do not feature brightness adjustment.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon Powershot A3500 IS supports Wi-Fi. 69% of digital cameras do not support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The display resolution of the Powershot A3500 IS of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lower than 91% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The display resolutions of cameras range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Powershot A3500 IS has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Powershot A3500 IS's display diagonal of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the largest 58% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 8163b012aadri007, A3500IS BK + Hama Acce, canon 8714574597003, canon psa3500is, canon 8162b004, canon cz6h442, 816692R17PX, 816747R17TG, psa3500ispr, 8156B012AA, 8162B015AA, 8165B011AA, 8165B004

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