Canon PowerShot A2600 Review

Review posted 04/30/2013

Quick Take
  • 5X zoom lens offers 28mm wide angle
  • Eco mode saves battery life
  • Affordable and compact
  • Macro shots are attractive
  • Optical zoom works in movie mode
  • Help system is good for beginners
  • Subpar image quality
  • Weak zoom lens
  • Slow burst mode
  • Low-resolution LCD
  • Poor low light performance
Bottom Line
This basic compact camera is affordable and has a well-designed help system for beginners. But this budget model's subpar image quality and slow burst shooting make it a poor choice if you want a camera that is capable of more demanding shooting situations and you have ambitions beyond simple snapshots. Read more in our Full Conclusion.
Canon's PowerShot A2600 is an affordable compact point-n-shoot that gives you what you need to capture pleasing snap shots; and nothing more. With Smart Auto exposure control, you simply need to point-n-shoot to capture those special moments, without having to deal with complicated exposure settings.

Although simple, the A2600 still boasts 16-megapixels of resolution, a wide 5x optical zoom lens, Canon's DIGIC 4 processor for fast performance, a 3.0-inch LCD screen, and 720p HD video capabilities.

Canon PowerShot A2600 features:
  • Affordable, compact point-n-shoot
  • 16-megapixels of resolution
  • DIGIC 4 processor
  • 5x optical zoom lens (28mm)
  • 3.0-inch LCD
  • HD video
  • New Eco mode
  • AA batteries
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC card slot
The Canon PowerShot A2600 sports a MSRP of $149.99 USD, and comes in Black, Red, Blue, or Pink. Click the lowest price button at the top right of this page to see the most current online pricing.

What's in the box?:
  • Camera
  • Wrist strap
  • Getting started guide
  • Warranty card
  • Battery pack (NB-11L)
  • Battery charger (CB-2LF/CB-2LFE)

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