Canon PowerShot A470 7.1MP Camera @ Argos £49.98 - HotUKDeals
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Canon PowerShot A470 7.1MP Camera @ Argos £49.98

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7y, 10m agoFound 7 years, 10 months ago
Just spotted says half price but a great deal as selling for just shy of £80 on amazon and Dixons

Body material metal.

7.1 mega pixels.

3.4 x optical zoom.

4 x digital zoom.

2.5in LCD screen.

High ISO auto digital anti-blur solution.

Face detection - 9 faces.

Continuous shooting - 1.9fps.

Red eye reduction.

SD, SDHC, MMC, MMC plus, HC MMC plus compatible.

32Mb memory card supplied.

Movie capture with sound.

Maximum ISO range 1600.

15 scene modes.

Pictbridge compatible.

Accessories included in box - wrist strap, 32Mb memory card, AV cable, Interface cable, User manual kit.

2 x AA batteries supplied.

Weight 165g.

Size (H)5.51, (W)10.48, (D)4.07cm.
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cameras are 'shooting' down in price, tesco had some good ones at similar prices. this was on offer back end of last year at argos and jessops
What if you are taking a picture of a football team?

Would 2 of the faces not be in focus?
You gotta include the manager as well that makes 3 lol
After reading bitterwallet, I was interested to see this line near the bottom of the page;

* Please note item 5591349 has previously been on sale at £58.71.

So not 'half price' at all!!!

But having said that I have had a powershot now for 4 years and its never let me down,giving very good results in varying conditions. When I finally have to buy a replacement, I will be going for another powershot, and £50 sounds very good to me for what I consider to be a good camera.
As I keep mentioning the CHDK addon firmware for Canon PowerShots I should probably point out that it's currently not ported to the PowerShot A470, although it is being worked on. As such this isn't a good choice for anyone wanting to experiment with CHDK, at least at this time.
Good price for a Canon - I think these models are a bit clunky but if you don't mind that, the specs look good.
Expect this to be cheap everywhere as the A480 has just been announced.
I bought 3 of these when they were £50 at Argos last time (Approx Nov). 2 as pressies and 1 for myself. Not the most attractive camera but very good results from it
heat added.
What if you are taking a picture of a football team?

Would 2 of the faces not be in focus?

It detects up to 9 faces. I guess it then focus at some average point and tries to set the f stop to get everyone in focus. Clever little b*****d.

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