The phenomenal PowerShot A95 lets you take your digital photography where it's never gone before. The sophisticated 5.0 Megapixel CCD, gives you the awe-inspiring resolution to create larger prints and brilliant on-screen images with extraordinary detail. Its powerful array of advanced shooting and convenience features makes everything easy. While its gleaming high-end design has a standard of style and elegance that stands out.
LCD Screen Size: 1.8 in
Memory Card Support: CompactFlash (CF) Card
Effective Megapixels: 5 Megapixel
Camera Type: Compact Camera
normalized-Optical Zoom: 3
Product Title: Canon PowerShot A95 5 Megapixel Compact Camera
Power Score: 4.6 | 38 Reviews
Total Pixels: 5300000
Image Sensor: CCD
Maximum Video Capture Resolution: 640 x 480
Interface Connection: 1 x USB, 1 x Audio/Video Out, 1 x DC Power In
Flash: Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent): 38 mm to 114 mm
Optical Zoom: 3 X
Digital Zoom: 4.1x
Focal Length: 7.80 mm to 23.40 mm
Max Aperture: 4.9 1/f
Removable Flash Memory Included: 32 MB Secure Digital (SD) Card
Height: 2.5 in
Weight: 8.29 oz
Width: 4.0 in
Depth: 1.4 in
Warranty Information: 1 Year Limited
URL: Manufacturer Link
Viewfinder Type: Optical
Image Format: DPOF, EXIF, JPEG
Product Line: PowerShot
Max Focal Length: 114 mm
Shortest Shutter Speed: 1/2000 Second
Product Model: A95
Brand Name: Canon
Number of Resolution Modes: 6
Metering Characteristics: Center-weighted Average, Evaluative, Spot
Minimum Shutter Speed: 15 sec.
White Balance Modes: AutoCustomPre-set:DaylightCloudyTungstenFluorescentFluorescent HManual
Green Compliance: RoHS, Energy Star
Min Focus Distance: 18 in
Description: Canon PowerShot A95 5.0MP
Bulb Setting: No
Max Zoom: 12 X
Camera Modes: Shooting Modes:AutoMoviesStitch AssistCreative Zone:Program autoShutter priorityAperture priorityManualCustomImage Zone:PortraitLandscapeNight sceneFast shutterSlow shutterSpecial Scene Modes:FoliageSnowBeachFireworksUnderwaterIndoorKids & PetsNight SnapshotPhoto Effects Modes:VividNeutralLow SharpeningSepiaBlack & WhitePlayback Modes:Single (1 image)Index (9 thumbnail images)Slide showMovie Magnification (approx. 2-10x)MagnifiedAuto RotateRotationHistogramSound Memos (up to 60 sec.)Auto PlayErase Modes:Still Images:Single ImageAll ImagesMovie:Part of MovieAll Movie
HD Movie Mode: No
Frequency Band: Sensitivity:Auto*ISO 50ISO 100ISO 200ISO 400*Camera automatically sets the optimum speed.
Maximum Shutter Speed: 2000 1/f
Exposure Settings: Aperture Priority, Auto Exposure, Manual Exposure, Multiple Program Modes, Shutter Priority
Memory Card Type Include: Secure Digital (SD) Card
Product Series: A
White Balance: Auto, Manual, Preset Modes
Focus Features: Auto Focus, Multiple Point Focusing
General Features: Flash Cancel (On/Off), Red-Eye Reduction, Self Timer
Maximum Image Resolution: 2592 x 1944
Included Components: Carrying Strap, PC Connection Cable, Recording Media
Image Sensor Quantity: 1
Exposure Control: Program AEShutter-Priority AEAperture-Priority AEManual
Power Source: (4) AA Battery, Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) Battery
Image Sensor Size: 0.56 in
Min Aperture: 2.8 1/f
Number of Batteries Support: 4
ISO Equivalencies: 100, 200, 400, 50
Max Horizontal Image Resolution: 2592 pixels
Min Focal Length: 38 mm
Max Vertical Image Resolution: 1944 pixels
Product Reviews (12)
I bought it three years ago and I got the same problem three times. Canon doesn't want to accept it's its fault and is asking me for 200€ to repair it.
By sergiogabari - Nov 6, 2007
Overall great camera
Strengths: Swivel/flip LCD, manual controls, accepts add-on lenses, optical viewfinder, produces nice pictures, accepts AA batteries and CompactFlash, PictBridge support
Weakness: Relatively small screen, flash takes a while to recharge at times, prominent ISO noise above 200, tends to have blown-out highlights and fringing
Having previously owned a Powershot A70 and had a good experience with it, I expected as much from the A95. It delivered. I particularly like the ability to select manual exposure, white balance, focus, etc., which you don't see on too many cameras. I have only a few concerns. First of all, there is noticeable fringing in some shots, especially those taken indoors with bright fluorescent...
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Having previously owned a Powershot A70 and had a good experience with it, I expected as much from the A95. It delivered. I particularly like the ability to select manual exposure, white balance, focus, etc., which you don't see on too many cameras. I have only a few concerns. First of all, there is noticeable fringing in some shots, especially those taken indoors with bright fluorescent lighting. Also, there is prominent ISO noise above 200 (with a range of 50-400). Autofocusing is slower than more modern cameras, but that's to be expected of anything that's seen a few years in production. Overall, I am satisfied with this camera; I just wish it were a bit faster.
By sz - Jun 2, 2006
Strengths: Good pictures, Easy to use, Lot of options
Weakness: a bit bulky, needs four battery.
This is a great camera. Picture quality is very good. It uses 4 AA batteries for power, so it is a bit heavy. The upside to this is that it has very good battery life.
I would have liked if greater optical zoom is available in this model. Overall, this is one of the best point-and-shoot digital cameras you can buy. I am very satisfied with this purchase.
By dhiru_lko - Nov 25, 2005
Sdshortcake from OH
Strengths: Very crisp clear pictures.
Weakness: Slow shutter speed, still has red eyes after set on "no red eye" setting, Heaving because of the 4 AA batteries, night mode is blurry when to much light is going on.
Over all the A95 is a great camer. Still a few things I need to learn about the camera.
If it was smaller and not as heavy would be more conveniant to take while on walks or someplace you don't want to take a bag in.
By sdshortcake - Sep 28, 2005
Skeptical at First
Strengths: Loads of features, able to use regular AA batteries if need be, though this could get expensive.
Weakness: LCD screen washes out in the sun and makes it hard to see image.
I purchased this camera in Dec 04' as my first digital camera. I was a bit hesitant and sceptical of digital being a regular user of the traditional SLR camera and film. Took it on a trip to Germany in Dec and upon my return had the pics printed. I was very impressed with the quality of the pics it takes. As a first time buyer of a digital camera I would recommend the A95 to peopel to buy. It...
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I purchased this camera in Dec 04' as my first digital camera. I was a bit hesitant and sceptical of digital being a regular user of the traditional SLR camera and film. Took it on a trip to Germany in Dec and upon my return had the pics printed. I was very impressed with the quality of the pics it takes. As a first time buyer of a digital camera I would recommend the A95 to peopel to buy. It gives you loads of advanced features but is just as good as a point & shoot. I have now started to use it more and more over my old 35mm SLR. The next big test for it will be my trip to Europe in Sept.
By anonymous; - Aug 30, 2005