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Commonly used Special Scene modes are positioned on the PowerShot A560's Mode dial, making it easy to take tricky shots indoors, at night or when photographing kids and pets. The one-touch record/review button enables quick and convenient review of your images.
A 7.1 Megapixel sensor produces sharp high quality photos, enabling large prints and detailed crops.
4x optical zoom
The 4x optical zoom lens lets you get close to the action without sacrificing quality. It combines with digital zoom for 16x magnification.
Cutting edge technology
Canon's DIGIC III image processor delivers high-speed camera performance, superior colour rendition and cleaner images at high ISO speeds. iSAPS technology uses shooting scene information to optimise camera settings before a shot is taken.
9-point AiAF makes sure that you can keep even off-centre subjects in sharp focus.
Face Detection AF/AE/FE
Face Detection AF/AE/FE ensures superb people shots by automatically detecting up to 9 faces in the frame and setting the correct focus, exposure and flash level. Face Detection Technology also enables Red-Eye Correction in playback mode. Fix red-eyes in the camera and make them look natural again.
ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto
PowerShot A560âs high ISO setting enables you to take excellent flash-free photographs in low-light conditions. High ISO Auto prioritises high ISO to enable faster shutter speeds, reducing the risk of blurred images.
2.5" LCD screen
The large bright 2.5" LCD screen is ideal for sharing images with friends and family. The selectable Grid Line Display helps with composition, while Night Display mode aids screen visibility after dark.
Shooting modes and My Colors
Choose from 14 shooting modes to get that perfect shot. 6 Special Scene modes assist with tricky lighting conditions, including Beach, Foliage and Snow. Further enhance your images with My Colors in-camera colour management tools.
High quality movies
Shoot extra longÂ¹ 30fps VGA quality movies with full audio, or record QVGA movies at 60fps and analyse in sharp slow motion.
Connect to any PictBridge compatible printer and push the Print/Share button for a full colour print within seconds. Connect to a Canon SELPHY CP printer and you can also print ID photos and movie stills.
Â¹Depending on memory card speed and capacity
haven't used it yet , keeping it for back up for work .
good for low definition photos which i need so you can send up to 50 photos as an attachment with an E - mail... Read more
Guys, I was over the moon when I saw this camera. Ok you say, well I'll tell you why.... I had the A80 it was more than a dependable camera, I had taken pictures in the Jordan... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Smudge
WHAT CAN I SAY .IT IS THE PERFECT CAMERA FOR WHAT I WANTED IT IS EASY TO CARRY AND EASY TO USE
AND THE PICTURES ARE SUPERB
I wanted a camera which was not too small and slim so that I could control it better. This is easy to hold steady and to operate. Read morePublished on 8 Jan. 2012 by Susie
I bought this camera as my second with a screen, my first did not last very long, it takes very good pictures (I am an amateur) for me but Oh dear the batteries only last for about... Read morePublished on 18 July 2011 by Amazon Customer
If you have a Canon A560 Powershot camera or later model, A570 etc, after a while, you may get erroneous low battery warnings. Read morePublished on 17 Nov. 2010 by Martin
I have owned this Canon A560 for more than 2 years now, this is long for me to stick with a camera.
The picture quality is excellent and when I shared my photos they came out... Read more
Having used a Canon PowerShot A70 for some time and needing a more up to date (but not the latest type) camera, I opted for the PowerShot A560 that was on offer at a great price,... Read morePublished on 3 Nov. 2009 by Tony Williamson
I bought this camera with the selphy printer, which if you look is listed on here and is an extra 30-40 pound with the printer (the printer alone is about £80). Read morePublished on 11 Sept. 2009 by Jay