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Canon PowerShot N2

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Canon PowerShot N2

£306.24
Canon PowerShot N2
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A classic and low cost compact camera, with good features
Compact 16.1MP 8x Yes Jan 2015
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Canon PowerShot N2 Review

With excellent reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot N2 number 245 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
357 Reviews
79
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Features
Good Features
72
Age
3 Years Old
79
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 79?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews. 95% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report product quality, it is easy to use and good lens quality.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
Self portrait mode
Advanced creative shot movies
Easy connectivity for sharing on the go
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not have an HDMI

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared the PowerShot N2 with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for everyday photography, ranking number 232 in everyday photography cameras. It is also very good for landscape photography, ranking number 244 in landscape photography cameras as well being very good for portrait photography, ranking number 196 in portrait photography cameras.
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Portrait Photography
Very Good
78
Landscape Photography
Very Good
79
Everyday Photography
Very Good
75
Sports Photography
Very Good
76
Wildlife Photography
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

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Canon PowerShot N2 Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon PowerShot N2?

The Canon PowerShot N2 is 80.9mm wide and 62mm tall. It is 32.3mm deep and weighs 180g.

Canon PowerShot N2 front dimensions
Canon PowerShot N2 size in context

Canon PowerShot N2 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on 10 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Digital Versus and PC Mag this camera has an overall expert rating of 64 out of 100. Experts don't rate this Canon camera very highly.

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Excellent Owner Reviews

On average, PowerShot N2 owners rated this digital camera 90 out of 100. Over 93% of reviewers gave this digital camera either 4 or 5 stars and 95% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Users Report Superior Product Quality

35 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good quality.

Users Report That it is Easy to Use

44 people who reviewed the Canon PowerShot N2 agreed that it was easy to use and two owners who purchased this digital camera reckoned that it was comfortable and easy to hold.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

52 people who purchased it concluded that it had a good zoom, 10 owners wrote in their reviews that this digital camera had a good lens and nine owners thought this digital camera had a good autofocus. eight customers said in their reviews that this digital camera had a good image stabiliser, however 11 purchasers thought it had a lens that was not very good. and six customers who bought it concluded that it did not have a good lens. four customers who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have a good autofocus.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

72 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images, eight owners who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good in low light and five people wrote that the product had a good picture resolution. two people reckoned that the product was good in terms of colour rendition, however 12 purchasers thought the Canon PowerShot N2 did not take good photos. and five owners who reviewed the product considered that it was not good in low light. five customers considered that this digital camera was not able to produce good images and two customers who reviewed it thought it did not have a good picture resolution.

Customers Report Good Video Capture

14 customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot N2 agreed that it was good for video recording.

Canon Has Very Good Reviews for Its Digital Cameras

Based on 43,667 expert and user reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Robust

Four customers who bought it concluded that it was well made and two customers who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was strong and durable.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

19 people who bought it concluded that it was good value for money.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Eight customers who reviewed the Canon PowerShot N2 thought it had a good screen and two people wrote in their reviews that it had a good viewfinder.

Customers Report Great Technical Features

16 owners who bought it thought it had good features.

Customers Report Good Battery Life

Seven people who bought it thought it had a good battery life.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Seven people considered that the Canon PowerShot N2 was lightweight, five customers who reviewed this digital camera agreed that it was compact and five people who reviewed it wrote that it was easy to carry around. two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was a good size.

Users Report a Good Flash

Two people wrote that this digital camera had a good flash.

Customers Report Nice Design

12 people who bought it agreed that it was good looking.

Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but average features and is over 6 months old. However at £306.24 it is in the cheapest 39% of digital cameras.

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Cheaper in the United Kingdom Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot N2 and the United Kingdom price of £306.24 was the cheapest.

The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United States where the price is $989.00 (£1,363.63).

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This camera has been on the market since January 2015.

Features

4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the PowerShot N2 of 16.1MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is higher than 40% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the PowerShot N2 of 8x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 36% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot N2 has an image stabilizer. 78% of digital cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot N2's minimum aperture number of 3 is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The PowerShot N2 has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot N2's weight of 180g is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the heaviest 40% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon PowerShot N2 of only 2.8" is smaller than 68% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display diagonal of all cameras is 2.9", with the smallest being 1" and the largest being 7.7".

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the Canon PowerShot N2 of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 83% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The PowerShot N2 has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon PowerShot N2 has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of digital cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon PowerShot N2 does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Only 200 Battery Life

The PowerShot N2 is a digital camera that takes 200 shots battery life.

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Smaller Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture number of the Canon PowerShot N2 of only 9 is smaller than 78% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of cameras range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s. The PowerShot N2's flash recharging time of 10s is in the slowest 3% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

The PowerShot N2 does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras also do not have a GPS (satellite).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot N2 is 4608 x 3456. That's over five times the resolution of a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. Across all digital cameras the best resolution is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Canon PowerShot N2 supports Wi-Fi, unlike 69% of cameras which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Full HD Video

Full HD video

The PowerShot N2 supports Full HD video, which is unusual. 76% of cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The PowerShot N2's image sensor size of 0.435" is relatively average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 32% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Near Field Communication (NFC)

The Canon PowerShot N2 supports Near Field Communication (NFC), which is unusual. 87% of digital cameras do not support Near Field Communication (NFC).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Video Resolution

This camera supports a video resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)|1920 x 1080|1280 x 720|640 x 480 pixels, which is the most commonly supported resolution on cameras.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 9547b001, canon 9770b001

Barcodes:

00013803244915, 00400091560238, 04549292017427, 04549292017465

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