Canon A2300 16.0 Megapixel Simple and Easy Reviews Roundup

On February 7 2012, Canon announced 6 PowerShot A-series digital cameras - PowerShot A4000 IS, A3400 IS, A2400 IS, A2300, A1300 and A810, ranging from $200 to $110 in price. These new A-series models feature a 16 Megapixels sensor, 720p HD video capture, a 28mm wide-angle lens, the Smart AUTO feature with 32 shooting modes and a Help button to provide explanation of various shooting modes. The A4000 IS, A3400 IS and A2400 IS models feature Intelligent IS so the camera automatically selects the most effective image stabilization mode. In terms of lens, the A4000 has a 8x-Optical Zoom lens, while the A3400/A2400/A2300/A1300/A810 have a 5x-Optical Zoom. In terms of LCD, the A4000 has a 3-inch LCD screen, A3400 has a 3-inch Touch Panel with Touch Focus and Touch Shutter shooting modes, while the A2400/A2300/A1300/A810 have a 2.7-inch LCD. The A1300 and A810 both use AA batteries allowing for easy replacement.

The A2300 is available for $149.99 in black, silver, red and blue.

Canon Powershot A2300 IS Camera Reviews Roundup

CNET US - Aug 20 2012
"As with most compact cameras, the A2400 IS' photo quality noticeably drops off at higher ISOs, so getting the best pictures really depends on how much light you have -- the more, the better. Fine detail and sharpness are very good up to ISO 200 (though a little sharpening with photo-editing software improves things). Photos get noticeably softer at ISO 400..." More »
68out of 100
LetsGoDigital - Jul 22 2012
"The Canon PowerShot A2300 delivers good image quality, although this strongly depends on the lighting conditions. The camera has trouble with bad lighting conditions, just as all beginner models. This is partially due to the use of a CCD sensor and the lack of optical image stabilization, but is otherwise compensated by a digital image stabilization, a spec..." More »
80out of 100
ePhotoZine - Jul 18 2012
"Images are fairly well detailed, but there's not enough if you want really impressive large prints. With the impressive colour reproduction the images are great if you like to share them on the web on your favourite social networking site. Macros are fairly good, particularly as the lens has a minimum focusing distance of 3cm. Images are free of noise at IS..." More »
60out of 100
Camera Labs - May 21 2012
"The Canon PowerShot A2300 is the 'house red' of Canon's 2012 PowerShot line up. A notch up from the low end AA-powered budget PowerShots the A810 and A1300, it's a basic point-and-shoot compact with some refinements designed to make it more appealing than Canon's (and the competition's) entry-level models at minimum extra cost. The headline feature is the 5..." More »
82out of 100

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