At A Glance

For just $130, the PowerShot A470 is a good option for your kids or as a no-frills point-and-shoot.

Manufacturer’s Description

Sleek and sensational, the PowerShot A470 comes in four eye-catching colors that will get you noticed. Plus, it's got everything you need to make shooting fast and fun. There's the 7.1 Megapixel resolution, a 3.4x optical zoom Lens, a large 2.5-inch LCD and a full range of performance features including enhanced Face Detection technology and a DIGIC III Image Processor to keep every image looking its best. Vertical Shooting has never been easier - just press the Print/Share button. It's that simple!

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 2
Battery Size Supported AA
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.50 "
Effective Camera Resolution 7.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 2503B001
UPC Code 013803089943
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot A470 Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Sleek and sensational, the PowerShot A470 comes in four eye-catching colors that will get you noticed. Plus, it's got everything you need to make shooting fast and fun. There's the 7.1 Megapixel resolution, a 3.4x optical zoom Lens, a large 2.5-inch LCD and a full range of performance features including enhanced Face Detection technology and a DIGIC III Image Processor to keep every image looking its best. Vertical Shooting has never been easier - just press the Print/Share button. It's that simple!

Product Model A470
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 3072 x 2304
Lens
Optical Zoom 3.4 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Focus Modes Auto
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot A470 Digital Camera
  • 2 x AA Alkaline Battery
  • 32MB SD Memory Card SDC-32M
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • Software CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC300
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.2"
    Width 4.1"
    Depth 1.6"
    Weight (Approximate) 5.82 oz
    Video
    Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
    Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Good
    Color Good
    Sharpness Fair
    Distortion Good
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 55.2
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 61.8
    Number of Shots 177.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 96.75
    Image Quality Score Good
    Image Quality, Distortion 56.1
    Image Quality, Exposure 59.8
    Battery Life Score Fair
    Image Quality, Sharpness 42.7
    Number of Batteries 2
    Image Quality, Overall 61.8
    Image Quality, Color 65.4