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Canon Powershot A480 £69.99 at Argos
Canon Powershot A480 £69.99 at Argos

Canon Powershot A480 £69.99 at Argos

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This very good camera is now down to £69.99 at Argos. Also available in silver and blue online only and red instore and online.

# 10 mega pixels.
# Body material metal.
# 3.3 x optical zoom.
# 32Mb memory card supplied.
# 2.5in LCD screen.
# Anti-blur.
# Face detection.
# Continuous shooting.
# In-camera red eye fix.
# Takes memory card formats SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus and HC MMCplus.
# Movie capture with sound.
# Movie playback with sound.
# Cables to output to TV included.
# 15 scene modes.
# Self timer.
# Built-in flash.
# PictBridge compatible.
# USB (Mini-B, MTP, PTP) connection.
# 2 x AA alkaline batteries supplied.

14 Comments

Got one of these last year from Argos for £60 quid. Top camera. Excellent quality. Excellent photo quality.

an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and don't do 720p video cost. If this had a battery pack and 720p video then i'd be drewling!

hajj_3;7883661

an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and … an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and don't do 720p video cost. If this had a battery pack and 720p video then i'd be drewling!



:roll: Yea and you'd be paying much more than this if it could.

Actually I agree if it had full HD video and a Carl Zuss 50mm lens I would be screaming red hot.

yep, hence why it would be a good deal, battery pack cameras with 720p cost £110 usually, they have been that price for well over a year now, its a shame the manufacturers are purposely keeping those high in price Was hoping for 5x optical IS with 10+ mp, 720p for under £100 by now, guess i'll keep waiting, my 8mp, 3x optical non-720p panasonic with AA batteries will have to do me a few months.

p.s who is carl zuss :P Is he the boyfriend of carl zeiss?

hajj_3;7883661

an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and … an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and don't do 720p video cost. If this had a battery pack and 720p video then i'd be drewling!


What do you do when the battery pack runs out?
AA's for me.

battery packs last sooo long in comparison, i never need to take more photos in 1 time than a battery pack can do. Also you can buy longer lasting battery packs than the standard 1 that comes with it. No need for a seperate charger either as you can often charge them using the camera itself. You can buy pretty cheap 3rd party additional power packs too like you can with AA batteries

hajj_3;7884183

battery packs last sooo long in comparison, i never need to take more … battery packs last sooo long in comparison, i never need to take more photos in 1 time than a battery pack can do. Also you can buy longer lasting battery packs than the standard 1 that comes with it. No need for a seperate charger either as you can often charge them using the camera itself. You can buy pretty cheap 3rd party additional power packs too like you can with AA batteries



Dont kid yourself, not THAT much longer as some would have you believe ;-) comparing battery life of an AA in my old Canon and Battery back in my bro;s Pannie, couldn't really tell the difference in all honesty.

I bought one the last time this was posted on a good deal price...can say its a great camera...definately a good camera to have around...the market its aimed at isn't looking for 720p ...get a pack of 6 quality rechargeables and charage some while using the others...simple

hajj_3;7884183

you can buy longer lasting battery packs than the standard 1 that comes … you can buy longer lasting battery packs than the standard 1 that comes with it.

Can you? I've never seen one - the third party ones may say they are better but they never are. And anyway, the same would apply to AAs.

No need for a seperate charger either as you can often charge them using … No need for a seperate charger either as you can often charge them using the camera itself.

What - does it have a little handle on it or a small nuclear reactor inside?

hajj_3;7883661

an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and … an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and don't do 720p video cost. If this had a battery pack and 720p video then i'd be drewling!


Is that a bit like 'drooling'?

Good brand, OK camera, OK price. If you can find another 30 quid the Panasonic posted today is WAY better!

mighty mugger;7883003

Got one of these last year from Argos for £60 quid. Top camera. Excellent … Got one of these last year from Argos for £60 quid. Top camera. Excellent quality. Excellent photo quality.



So did I till I dropped it on holiday in Madrid and it broke!! :whistling:

Cracking camera though really... takes good quality non blurred pics even on 10x zoom (with no tripod).

Also I FILLED a 2gb memory card of pictures with this camera using two 2000 rechargable AA's so I thought that was Very good... and it was only just running out of battery when I killed the camera (I wasn't looking where I was going trying to delete a couple of pics off the memory card).

The videos however... not great though lip synch etc is fine, just the pic quality not the best. Would post a link to vids I shot of Madrid with the camera and put on youtube but don't think it'd be allowed on here. I've had a better camera years ago that shot excellent quality vids (not HD was before that was about!)

hajj_3;7883661

an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and … an ok deal, this is pretty much what cameras that take AA batteries and don't do 720p video cost. If this had a battery pack and 720p video then i'd be drewling!



I think you can get rechargeable AA's , so there is your battery pack that is also available in most supermarkets/corner shops all around the world.

Just got one, cheers grahawk. Mine came with a 2gb Samsung SD card as well !
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