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Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810

Portability
94
Imaging
33
Features
14
Overall
25
Canon PowerShot A3000 IS front
 
Canon PowerShot A810 front
Portability
93
Imaging
39
Features
26
Overall
33

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Key Specs

Canon A3000 IS
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 35-140mm (F2.7-5.6) lens
  • 165g - 97 x 58 x 28mm
  • Revealed January 2010
Canon A810
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Display
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.8-6.9) lens
  • 171g - 95 x 62 x 30mm
  • Introduced February 2012
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Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Overview

Its time to look a little more in depth at the Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and they are both manufactured by Canon. There is a significant difference among the image resolutions of the A3000 IS (10MP) and A810 (16MP) but both cameras provide the identical sensor dimensions (1/2.3").

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The A3000 IS was brought out 3 years prior to the A810 and that is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of the cameras feature the same body design (Compact).

Before we go right into a detailed comparison, here is a quick synopsis of how the A3000 IS scores versus the A810 in terms of portability, imaging, features and an overall rating.

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Reasons to pick Canon A3000 IS over the Canon A810

 A3000 IS A810 

Reasons to pick Canon A810 over the Canon A3000 IS

 A810 A3000 IS 
IntroducedFebruary 2012January 2010Fresher by 25 months

Common features in the Canon A3000 IS and Canon A810

 A3000 IS A810 
Manual focus Lack of manual focusing
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Display size2.7"2.7"Same display sizing
Display resolution230k230kSame display resolution
Selfie screen Missing selfie screen
Touch display Missing Touch display

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Physical Comparison

For those who are looking to carry your camera, you should consider its weight and dimensions. The Canon A3000 IS offers physical measurements of 97mm x 58mm x 28mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 1.1") and a weight of 165 grams (0.36 lbs) while the Canon A810 has dimensions of 95mm x 62mm x 30mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2") and a weight of 171 grams (0.38 lbs).

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Remember, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will vary based on the lens you have attached at that time. Here is a front view sizing comparison of the A3000 IS vs the A810.

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 size comparison

Taking into account size and weight, the portability rating of the A3000 IS and A810 is 94 and 93 respectively.

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 top view buttons comparison

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Sensor Comparison

Oftentimes, it is very difficult to envision the gap in sensor sizing just by researching technical specs. The photograph here might provide you a more clear sense of the sensor sizing in the A3000 IS and A810.

As you can tell, both cameras feature the identical sensor size but not the same megapixels. You should anticipate the Canon A810 to render extra detail having its extra 6 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also allow you to crop photos way more aggressively. The older A3000 IS will be behind in sensor technology.

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 sensor size comparison

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
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Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon A3000 IS Portrait photography factors
Canon A810 Portrait photography factors
19
no manual focus
lack of manual mode
no external flash support
low resolution sensor (10MP)
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
34
good MP (16 megapixels)
includes face detect focus
no manual focus
manual exposure not available
external flash not possible
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon A3000 IS as a Street photography camera
Canon A810 as a Street photography camera
56
has image stabilization (Optical)
no moving screen
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
57
image stabilization (Optical)
no articulating screen
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Canon A3000 IS Sports photography details
Canon A810 Sports photography details
24
has image stabilization (Optical)
max fps very slow (1.0 fps)
lack of shutter priority mode
low resolution sensor (10MP)
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have phase detect AF
40
image stabilization (Optical)
good MP (16 megapixels)
includes tracking focus
painfully slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames/s)
lack of shutter priority mode
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
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Travel Comparison

Travel photography with Canon A3000 IS
Travel photography with Canon A810
50
has built in flash
no Time Lapse function
low resolution sensor (10 megapixels)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.7)
65
good MP (16MP)
has built in flash
relatively wide (28mm)
does not have Time Lapse recording
does not contain selfie friendly display
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon A3000 IS Landscape photography factors
Canon A810 Landscape photography factors
27
has image stabilization (Optical)
no manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.7)
screen is small (2.7 inch)
lack of manual mode
low resolution sensor (10 megapixels)
small sensor (1/2.3")
does not have RAW support
no Time Lapse function
38
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
good MP (16 megapixels)
no manual focus
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
screen is small (2.7 inches)
manual exposure not available
small sensor size (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
does not have Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Canon A3000 IS Vlogging highlights
Canon A810 Vlogging highlights
25
has image stabilization (Optical)
wide angle not fantastic (35mm)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.7)
does not offer selfie friendly screen
low res video (640 x 480 pixels)
no external mic support
31
relatively wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
includes face detect focus
slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
does not contain selfie friendly display
video res low (1280 x 720 pxls)
does not have mic port
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Canon A3000 IS vs Canon A810 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon A3000 IS and Canon A810
 Canon PowerShot A3000 ISCanon PowerShot A810
General Information
Company Canon Canon
Model Canon PowerShot A3000 IS Canon PowerShot A810
Class Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Revealed 2010-01-05 2012-02-07
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 10 megapixels 16 megapixels
Anti aliasing filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 3:2 4:3 and 16:9
Peak resolution 3648 x 2736 4608 x 3456
Highest native ISO 1600 1600
Lowest native ISO 100 100
RAW support
Autofocusing
Manual focus
Touch focus
AF continuous
Single AF
Tracking AF
Selective AF
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
AF live view
Face detect AF
Contract detect AF
Phase detect AF
Number of focus points 9 9
Lens
Lens mounting type fixed lens fixed lens
Lens focal range 35-140mm (4.0x) 28-140mm (5.0x)
Max aperture f/2.7-5.6 f/2.8-6.9
Macro focus distance 3cm 3cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Display type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Display size 2.7 inch 2.7 inch
Display resolution 230 thousand dot 230 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch operation
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder None None
Features
Min shutter speed 15 seconds 15 seconds
Max shutter speed 1/1600 seconds 1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter speed 1.0 frames per second 1.0 frames per second
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Manual exposure
Set WB
Image stabilization
Inbuilt flash
Flash range 3.00 m 3.00 m
Flash options Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Fill-in, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External flash
Auto exposure bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment metering
Average metering
Spot metering
Partial metering
AF area metering
Center weighted metering
Video features
Supported video resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) 1280 x 720 (25 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)
Highest video resolution 640x480 1280x720
Video file format Motion JPEG H.264
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proof
Dust proof
Shock proof
Crush proof
Freeze proof
Weight 165 gr (0.36 pounds) 171 gr (0.38 pounds)
Physical dimensions 97 x 58 x 28mm (3.8" x 2.3" x 1.1") 95 x 62 x 30mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2")
DXO scores
DXO Overall score not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth score not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range score not tested not tested
DXO Low light score not tested not tested
Other
Battery life - 220 photos
Style of battery - AA
Battery model NB-8L 2 x AA
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom, Face) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Time lapse recording
Storage media SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HD MMCplus SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage slots Single Single
Retail pricing $240 $99