Specifications Edit

  • Announced August, 2003
  • 4MP Sony 1/1.8" CCD sensor w/ RGB filter array.
  • ISO Range: 50, 100, 200, 400
  • Zoom Range (actual): 7.8-23.4mm
  • Zoom Range (35mm equiv): 38-114mm
  • Maximum Aperture: 38mm: f/2.8; 114mm: f/4.9
  • Minimum Aperture: f/8
  • Digital Zoom: 3.6x
  • Minimum Shutter Speed: 15 seconds
  • Maximum Shutter Speed: 1/2000 seconds
  • Self-Timer: 2 and 10 seconds.
  • Movie Mode: 320 x 240, 15 fps, max 3 mins
  • Power source: 4-AA Batteries (NiMH recommended)
  • Processing Chip: Dig!c I
  • LCD: 1.5" flip-out and twist
  • Storage: Compact Flash Type I
  • Video Out
  • USB 1.1

The most notable characteristic of this camera is its low-noise sensor coupled with a 4MO/a night vision finder, with 4 megapixels on a generous 1/1.8". Image quality was high for its time. Its main failings were its tiny LCD and slow operation.

Links Edit Information Page

Canon Powershot A80 Archive Information Page BeBit Information Page (English)

Canon Camera Museum Page: Powershot A80

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