Canon Powershot A430 is an easy and affordable 4-megapixle advance digital cameras recently launched by Canon in India which offers an outstanding combination of easy-to-use features, solid construction and excellent image quality at an entry-level price.
With a 4-megapixel sensor and a 4x optical zoom lens, the Canon Powershot A430 is a very high quality, inexpensive and compact digital camera. The lens offers a 5.4mm-to-21.6mm range (equivalent to a 35mm lens with a 39mm-to-156mm zoom) and corresponding maximum f-stops of f/2.8 to f/5.8.
The Canon PowerShot A430 can shoot up to 2.3 frames per second and has an array of 14 shooting modes. The digital camera takes SD cards and is PictBridge compatable using USB 2.0 interface.
The Canon Powershot A430 has a small, 1.8-inch LCD screenand incorporate Canon’s acclaimed DIGIC II processor and iSAPS technology for rapid processing speeds, highly responsive controls and superb image quality. In addition, A430’s bright 1.8-inch LCD screens feature a selectable Grid Line Display to help with shot composition and a Night Display mode for easy visibility after dark.
The Powershot A430 also features a 1cm Super Macro mode for close-up focusing on tiny subjects.
In addition, the Canon Powershot A430 also features a dedicated Movie mode which enables recording of high quality VGA movies of an impressive 60 minutes duration (compessed ro 1-GB). The new digital cameras capture movie clips with audio and can connect to a TV or PC for full screen playback. A convenient Compact mode allows users to create email-ready movie clips for sending to friends and family.
Canon Powershot A430 Features
- 4.0 Megapixel CCD, 4.0x optical zoom (approx 14x combined), 15 shooting modes, VGA movies with sound, AV out and flexible 9-point AiAF focusing
- 16-MB internal memory
- Media Card
- AA Battery Type
- 35-mm Equivalent (Wide)
- 35-mm Equivalent (Telephoto)
- Maximum Resolution: 2272 x 1704 pixels
- USB 2.0 connectivity
- Dedicated Movie Mode – movie clips with audio, can connect to a TV or PC for full screen playback
- Video Capturing format(s) -23 sec – AVI – 640 x 480 – With 16MB card, 22 sec – AVI – 320 x 240 – With 16MB card, 107 sec – AVI – 160 x 120 – With 16MB card
- JPEG Still image format
- Built-in Flash
- Lens aperture – F/2.8-5.8
- Light sensitivity – ISO 64, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO auto
- Dimensions (WxDxH) – 104.14 x 40.64 x 50.8 mm
- Weight 159 gms
The Canon Powershot A430 is available across India for a price of about Rs. 10,995/-. Some Canon camera distributors in India are even offering free 256-MB memory card along with the camera.