Canon Powershot A470 Review

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Canon Powershot A470



Playback Mode Screens & Menus



Canon PowerShot A470


When you switch to Playback mode, the last picture captured is displayed full screen. To view the extended exposure information, you have to enter the playback menu and make your changes there.The extended exposure information includes the file name, recording mode (auto or manual),exposure compensation, white balance setting, ISO speed, flash mode used, metering mode,   frame number / number total recorded, size/quality settings, and the date and time of capture.

You can also clear all of the information for displaying images on a TV set.



Canon PowerShot A470


Press and hold FUNC/SET button for two seconds or enter the playback menu to display the thumbnail index mode with nine small images per page. You can quickly go through stored images and find the one you want to display full screen.



Canon Powershot A470

The image can be magnified up to 10x in ten steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way selector buttons.



Canon Powershot A470

The camera has built in red eye correction software that allows you to quickly remove any redness from the eyes of your subjects. You can see an example of how well this feature works by taking a look at our sample photos page.



Canon Powershot A470

Resize allows you to change the resolution of the photograph, making it smaller to save space on the memory card.



Canon Powershot A470

The rotate option allows you to change the orientation of the image by 90° at a time.



Canon Powershot A470

Playback Menu:

    Image Display - Single, Index
    Info Display - Standard, Detailed, Off
    Jump To... - Allows you to skip through your pictures by the date that they were taken
    Slide Show - Shows a slide show of the pictures on the camera
    My Category - Allows you to categorize your photos
    Red-Eye Correction - Remove red-eye from your photographs
    Resize - Change the resolution of your photographs
    Sound Memo - Record a message to be heard when you view the photograph
    Protect - Lock an image so it can't be deleted
    Rotate - Change the orientation of the image by 90°
    Erase All - Erase all the pictures on the memory card
    Transfer Order - Choose the order your images will be transferred from the camera
    Resume - Last Seen, Last Shot
    Transition - Select a transition




Canon Powershot A470

You get "VCR-like" buttons to control the playback of movie clips.





Canon Powershot A470

The Print menu lets you select images to print, # to print, and the print settings.





Canon Powershot A470

Setup Menu:
    Mute - On or Off
    Volume - Adjust the volume of several different sounds on the camera
    Start-up Image - On or Off
    Power Saving - Allows you to select when and if the camera will shut itself off
    Date/Time - Set the date and time
    Format - Format the memory card
    File Numbering - Continuous, Auto Reset
    Create Folder - Create a new folder on the memory card to store your images
    Auto Rotate - Allows the camera to rotate the image so that it is always upright
    Lens Retract - Set the time for the camera to retract the lens when not in use
    Language - Choose from one of the 25 languages
    Video System - NTSC or Pal
    Print Method - Auto,
    Reset All


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