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Canon Powershot A480 Price, Features and Specifications

Canon Powershot A480 is also on sale on SM Department Store, Camera Department in SM City Lipa when we went there last week. Its tag price is P5,950 and available for a 6 month installment plan. Included on their sale is the free 2GB SD card and a camera case.

Here are the features and specifications of Canon Powershot A480:

Canon Powershot A480

Canon Powershot A480 Main Features

  • New compact design – simple with smooth curved edges in 4 fun colors: Red, Blue, Silver and Black.
  • 10.0-megapixel digital camera and 3.3x Optical Zoom make it a breeze to print large size images with clarity and detail.
  • DIGIC III Image Processor ensures sharp images and improved functionality.
  • With 15 Shooting Modes including 12 Special Scene Modes, you’re ready for whatever shot comes your way.
  • High-quality 2.5-inch LCD for easy on-camera viewing.
  • Uses 2 AA-size batteries for convenience anywhere you go.

Canon Powershot A480 Specifications

Type of Camera: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.3x Optical/4x Digital/13x Combined Zoom

Image Capture Device

  • Type: 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels: Approx. 10.0 Megapixels


  • Focal Length: 6.6-21.6mm f/3.0-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 37-122mm)
  • Digital Zoom: 4x
  • Focusing Range
  • Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
  • Macro: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (W), 9.8 in.-1.6 ft./25-50cm (T)
  • Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus

Viewfinder & Monitor

  • Viewfinder: N/A
  • LCD Monitor: 2.5-inch TFT color LCD
  • LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels
  • LCD Coverage: 100%

Aperture and Shutter

  • Maximum Aperture: f/3.0 (W) – f/5.8 (T)
  • Shutter Speed: 15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.

Shooting Specifications

  • Shooting Modes: Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Long Shutter, Super Macro, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Movie

Physical Specifications

  • Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
  • Operating Humidity: 10-90%
  • Dimensions (WxHxD): 3.63 x 2.44 x 1.22 in./92.1 x 62.0 x 31.1mm
  • Weight: Approx. 4.94 oz./140g (camera body only)

Read the complete specifications here.

Specifications and prices are subject to change without notice. Just visit your nearest Canon Powershot dealer for the latest information.

Feel free to write your Canon Powershot A480 review on the comments below.

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Marhgil Macuha

Marhgil Macuha is a Computer Engineering graduate of Batangas State University. He is currently a Senior Solutions Developer at a Canadian IT company.


  1. i bought one when the price was still @ 10k php, and i regret buying it. it’s just me.

  2. nominated your blog for the top 10 emerging influential blog of ms. janette toral.

  3. sir ibinoto ko po kau as Top 10 Emerging Influential Blogs for 2010. kc it was 2008 I was following your blog macuha.com (sa ngayon nga lang ako nagka internet dito sa bahay kaya hindi p kumikita hehehe 🙂 and no doubt you deserve (for me) to be # 1

  4. Bought mine today with the 5k plus price at SM North. I must say that it’s really affordable for people like me who doesn’t have much money to splurge. lol. I am very satisfied with the features of it. Great buy for beginners. 🙂

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