Mark Peters : February 25th 2012 - 11:15 CET
Canon PowerShot A810
Canon PowerShot A810 digital camera : Canon introduces a new versatile, stylish and easy-to-use PowerShot A-series camera, the Canon PowerShot A810 is designed to help users capture great photographs and HD video. The entry level Canon PowerShot A810, powered by AA batteries, is the ideal solution for the budget conscious consumer looking for a reliable, digital camera they can take with them wherever they go. In addition to Canon’s range of advanced imaging technologies, the Canon camera features a 2.7-inch LCD display that’s perfect for framing shots and reviewing photos and videos. The PowerShot A810 combines Canon’s lens technology, a stylish design and a range of technologies that make taking pictures and recording HD movies easier than ever before.|
Canon PowerShot A810
The Canon PowerShot A810 digital camera features a range of leading imaging technologies to ensure that no matter the scene and subject - from birthday parties, to holidays - great pictures can be achieved to share with friends and family. The Canon A810 features a 16.0 Megapixel image sensor which works together with Canon’s advanced DIGIC 4 processor to ensure photographs are captured in crisp, clear detail with natural vivid colors.
28mm wide-angle lens with 5x optical zoom
The Canon PowerShot A810 camera features a 28mm wide-angle lens that helps to capture more of the scene, from group gatherings to eye-catching landscapes, while the 5x optical zoom lets users get closer to a distant subject. By detecting motion and merging multiple images into one blur free image, Digital IS mode minimizes blur for sharp, clear shots. The slim and compact camera body fits easily into a bag during sightseeing trips or evenings out, so you can get even closer to the action with your camera.
Capture HD movies with the Canon A810
Ensuring life’s defining moments, from a baby’s first steps or the first kiss on a wedding, are never missed, the Canon PowerShot A810 camera is able to instantly record 720p HD movies thanks to a dedicated Movie Record button. The Canon PowerShot camera detects 32 different scenes and can be accessed instantly from any photo mode with one press of the new Auto button. This ensures users can have the confidence to experiment with shooting settings, and instantly be able to leap straight back to Smart Auto mode at the touch of a button. Face Detection Technology also makes capturing pictures of friends and family even easier by automatically focusing on the faces in shot and adjusting exposure to ensure skin tones are natural.
Canon PowerShot A810 Help function
For consumers looking to learn more about the functionality and photography modes on their camera, the Canon PowerShot A810 features a Help button that instantly brings up on-screen guidance. The Canon PowerShot camera also features Canon’s Discreet Mode, which automatically switches off all camera sounds and the flash, perfect for capturing photos without attracting attention when discretion is required or where flash photography may seem intrusive.
Canon’s Creative modes
Getting creative is easy with the Canon A810 digital camera thanks to the introduction of Canon’s Creative modes. With the touch of a button users can instantly take pictures with six different creative photo effects. For example Monochrome adds impact and atmosphere to portraits and landscapes with black and white, sepia or blue monochrome effects, while Fish-eye Effect transforms any shot to add a new perspective and Poster Effect gives pictures a retro feel.
Canon PowerShot A810 features
• 16 Megapixels
• 28mm wide-angle lens
• 5x optical zoom
• 720p HD video recording
• 6,8cm (2.7") LCD screen
• Digital image stabilization
• 32 Smart Auto scenes
• Red eye correction
• Face detection
• Help button
Canon PowerShot A810 price & availability
The Canon PowerShot A810 digital camera is available in the colors black, silver and red from April 2012, for a suggested retail price of $110 USD / £90 GBP / €100 Euro including VAT. Prices and colors may differ from country to country.
Canon A810 Sales package
• Canon PowerShot A810 camera
• 2x AA-size alkaline battery
• Canon WS-800 wrist strap
• USB interface cable
• Software CD-ROM
Canon PowerShot A810 review
Once we receive a Canon PowerShot A810 test sample, we will publish an extensive Canon PowerShot A810 review including a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and sample videos. Also see our Canon IXUS 500 HS test photos and Canon PowerShot G1 X gallery.