Canon PowerShot A490

  |   by DigitalCameraReview Staff

The Canon PowerShot A490 is a budget point-and-shoot powered by AA batteries. It features a 2.5-inch LCD, Digic III image processor and ISO sensitivity up to 1600.

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  • Pros

    • Very affordable
    • Good, basic performance
    • Consistently good images
  • Cons

    • Some ergonomics issues
    • No image stabilization
    • Minor lens distortion

Quick Take

The PowerShot A490 is surprisingly capable as Canon's lowest priced point-and-shoot model.

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