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The Canon PowerShot A70 gives you all the benefits of digital photography in an easy to use package. You can shoot, review, and then share your photos far more quickly and conveniently than was ever po...

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“A Camera For All Your Needs”

published 15/12/2003

Easy to use, excellent photographs.

No protective case.

I have only recently bought this camera so I am still going through what it can actually do as it has a wide range of functions. We have had a digital camera for a few years now and I find them a lot better than having to buy film all the time and then get them developed at extortionate prices...

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“A superb beginner camera”

published 12/05/2004

Versatile and reliable little camera

Not for advanced camera users

Specifications 3.2 Mega Pixel CCD 3x Optical Zoom Dimensions: 10.1 x 6.4 x 3.15 220 grams 10x Smooth Digital Zoom (When combined with Optical) 1.5" TFT Display A Variety of Shooting Modes (Detailed Below) Compatible with Canon Direct Printers Power Supply: 4x AA Batteries Uses Compact Flash Cards...

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Excellent

Lasted a long time, good presets, 3.2mega pixels (...

Large in comparison to newer models, develops a fa...

This little beauty (the Canon PowerShot A70) has been to hell and back with me. Well not quite 'hell', but Italy, France, and several states in the US, and has barely a mark to show for it. Yesterday its successor arrived, so I'm writing this review as its obituary! (And I'll get on to why it...

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Excellent

Long Lasting Top Quality

None

Having five children three cats and numerous fish we really rely on a digital camera to capture all those precious moments and about two years ago we went out with a mission to buy our first digital camera. We shopped on the internet but decided that to make a well informed decision we needed to...

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“A Good Basic Digital Camera”

published 01/08/2006

Good functions that you might find on a basic SLR

Uses four batteries, LCD screen is easily scratche...

Appearance: The Canon Powershot A70 has a silver & grey brushed metal-effect plastic body. Most buttons & dials are set well into the body & so avoid most knocks & snags. The lens is retracted when powered down. The battery and memory card slots are well designed & are not likely to break easily...

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Excellent

Great picture quality, good video

Redeye, could be quicker at taking photos

I'll start by saying that I'm not exactly the photographic type person, I love taking photos but I can't really say they all come out brilliantly, although I guess that's the exciting part of photography, trial and error. After looking at many digital cameras I decided on the Canon A70, I'd...

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“Canon A70”

published 11/01/2005

good quality, excellent manual mode, excellent vid...

Intense redeye, small flashcard, 4 batteries requi...

Let me start by saying I'm an extremely demanding guy when it comes to photography. This time, although I didn't have enough money to buy a second, very expensive, Nikon body to use with my existing Nikon lenses (D1x comes to mind to add to my F5 - sigh), I wanted something I could control well...

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Excellent

Stylish, Great pictures, excellent value, loads of...

zoom, flash range

I've been contemplating purchasing a digital camera for a long time but as i have a reasonably good 35mm camera i'd held off for as long as possible. Deciding to travel to america this summer eventually swayed my decision to purchase one. When looking at purchasing a digital camera i did a lot of...

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Super

Manual settings, high-end features low price

No RAW or TIFF setting, high depth of field

If you are serious about photography and want a pocket camera, then the A70 is definetely worth a look. Almost unique in this price bracket, it offers true manual settings, and even manual focus. That means that you can frame complicated shots (with very dark areas and very bright ones in...

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Excellent

“Say Cheese!”

published 30/09/2003

Lots of features, easy to use

Time delay using the auto flash

For my birthday this year my husband wanted to buy me a digital camera and after researching the subject and taking advice he came to the conclusion that the Canon Powershot A70 was the best camera in it’s price range. The price you pay for this camera varies quite considerably but there are some...

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Excellent

“worthy successor”

published 29/09/2003

smaller and lighter than the A40- new function but...

must also buy a case, larger CF memory card and re...

the A70 was a replacement for the A40 which, after travelling abroad with my daughter on holiday, became her camera! I knew lending it would be fatal. I knew I would have to buy another camera for my use, and having had eighteen months fun with the A40, after checking other cameras with 3million...

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Excellent

Sleek,loads of features, lots of technology, excel...

Requires 4 AA batteries,does not come with a batte...

OVERVIEW: &nbspI didnt have a camera for a very long time and over the past summer i worked and finally saved enough money to buy the Canon A70.I noticed that the Canon A70 costs upwards of 200 pounds. I bought it online for $300, and since it was the time when people were graduating they had an...

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Good

“My experience with a Canon!”

published 18/10/2005

Good photos, Easy Menus, Nice Looking

E11, Small LCD, Compact Flash Cards

This camera is GREAT for those that want a camera thats small, sleak and wanting to replace their film camera, but for those wanting something "more" this camera does not offer alot. Being small and light helps this camera become easy to transport around with yourself, and with nice menus, it can...

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Excellent

 Good usable 3MP resolution, metering, low...

Underexposing flash. None really

This camera really captivated me. It is simple to use, and is built well. It also has great battery life as we have come to expect from canon cameras. The 3MP sensor is also very accurate and gives very good colour reproduction, especially with blues and greens. The resolution might not be 6 or 8...

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Super

“My first digital camera”

published 30/06/2005

Relatively easy to use for the novice

No case, the flash can 'white out' subjects

I chose the Canon A70 after looking for some time for my first digital camera. I have always been a keen amateur photographer but it took a while to make the transition to digital format. I have found the camera to be very easy to use as a first digital camera. The software was easy to install on...

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