The stylish PowerShot A460 offers the high-performance features and high-quality design that make great pictures possible even if this is your very first digital camera. Equipped with 5.0 megapixels of resolution, a 4x optical zoom, and many of Canon's most popular shooting features, this is a camera designed to make digital photography simple, fun, and rewarding--from the moment you take it out of the box.
Take memorable pictures easily
The PowerShot A460's 5.0 megapixels of resolution give every shot added depth and dimension. You'll notice the fine details and ravishing colors. The sharpness and clarity of your enlargements will also astound you. Plus, the 4x optical zoom lens makes it simple to shoot close-ups, scenery and anything else with the brilliance and flawless clarity that have built Canon's reputation worldwide. To make shooting and playback convenient and easy, there's a big, clear 2.0-inch LCD screen.
Easy to operate for beautiful photos
This is the digital camera that takes care of you, so you never have to worry about anything. Just turn the simple Mode Dial and instantly you can handle any shooting condition. Choose from Auto for most situations, Manual when you're feeling creative, Movie, or Special Scene for superb shots in Night, Snow, Indoor or Beach settings, among others.
Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions.
The camera chooses all the settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
The ultimate in creative control, you set ISO speed, exposure compensation and white balance.
The camera trims the image center and digitally zooms to create beautiful enlarged close-ups.
Shoot in VGA (10 fps), QVGA (30 fps) or QQVGA (15 fps for up to 3 minutes).
Special Scene Modes
The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject "pop."
Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
Kids & Pets
Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won't miss those special shots.
Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
Advanced imaging technology improves every photo
Canon's DIGIC II Image Processor is designed to improve processing speed and image quality, so DIGIC II provides markedly faster startup, autofocus and playback, plus it assures that every image is more colorfully vibrant.
iSAPS Technology is an entirely original scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC II Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
Enjoy wide-screen shooting
Now you can experience the full impact of every image you shoot. PowerShot A460 is equipped with a 16:9 widescreen option that lets you shoot still photos and movies in a format that's specially made for viewing on widescreen television sets or your computer monitor. Imagine the possibilities: you can entertain friends and family with shows of your own photography or host your own movie nights. It's a great way to give everyone a whole new perspective on your creativity.
Get new batteries anywhere
You don't need to worry about running out or recharging batteries. Since AA-size batteries can be purchased at any store, simply get new ones locally.
What's in the box
Canon PowerShot A460 body, AA-size alkaline battery (x 2), MultiMediaCard MMC-16M, wrist strap WS-800, Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM, USB interface cable IFC-400PCU, AV cable AVC-DC300