Canon 20Da summary
Canon 20Da is Canon's Advanced DSLR camera originally launched on June of 2005. It houses a 8 MegaPixel, CMOS APS-C sized sensor and has a full resolution of 3504 x 2336.
The 20Da is scored #70 out of 92 in Advanced DSLR cameras and overall #590 out of 1436 for digital cameras in our list. Please look at our Advanced camera finder to find camera ratings based on your personal factors.
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Canon 20Da family
The Canon 20Da is part of a family of products. You can view the complete range below.
Canon 20Da Gallery
You can check the 20Da from different angles in the gallery below.
Canon 20Da Pros and Cons
Below is a collection of pluses and minuses of the Canon 20Da based on features that are often regarded as crucial in a camera.
Canon 20Da Sensor specifications
The specification of the sensor in the Canon 20Da is 22.5mm x 15mm (APS-C). The 338 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 3504 x 2336 pixels and aspect ratios of 3:2.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
The CMOS sensor boasts 8 megapixels and delivers a native ISO range of 100 - 1600. This ISO can also be increased digitally to a high of 3200. RAW files are supported so the user has wider margin for error.
The picture below illustrates the 20Da's sensor dimensions when compared to other common sizes. The 20Da sensor comes with a crop factor of 1.6 and is pointed out in green.Google will print your 'Best' photos for $8 a month
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.
Canon 20Da dimensions
Canon 20Da weighs around 1.70 lbs (770 gr / 27.16 oz) and the measurement of the camera is 144mm x 106mm x 72mm (5.7" x 4.2" x 2.8"). The weight of average Advanced DSLR camera is 776 gr so the Canon 20Da is similar compared with other rivals.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
Below is a visual of the Canon 20Da with a softdrink to help you have a sense of its scale.
The top view below will highlight the button design on the 20Da.
Canon 20Da Lens specifications
The 20Da fits the Canon EF/EF-S mount and has 331 lenses currently available. Below is a few of the lenses we have in our collection which will work with the 20Da.
Canon 20Da Connectivity
The 20Da has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras which have NFC and / or Bluetooth connectivity can easily be used wirelessly with smartphones. You can send photos and at times change camera settings without the hassle of connecting straight to the camera.
A few applications even give a Liveview and release the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera contains a HDMI out, it could be hooked up to an external display. The majority of cameras will allow you to recharge the battery pack through the USB socket.
Canon 20Da Video specifications
Canon 20Da does not capture video. In case you are looking for a camera to take only pictures, this is not a concern.
Canon 20Da Weather Sealing
Canon 20Da does not include environment sealing so damp conditions can easily damage the camera.
Canon 20Da Display and Viewfinder
The Canon 20Da is equipped with a 1.8 inch fixed display screen supporting a resolution of 118 thousand dots.
Sadly the display screen is not a touch screen. The 20Da also has a Top display allowing you to instantly checkout camera settings.Photographer fined '$200,000' for failing to deliver photos
The View Finder specifications regarding Canon 20Da are the following:
- ViewFinder Optical (pentaprism)
- ViewFinder Coverage 95%
- ViewFinder Magnification 0.56x
Viewfinders are quite useful for bright outdoor situations which will make the camera display washed out and hard to view.
Canon 20Da Shutter specifications
Canon 20Da continuous shooting speed is 5.0 fps. The max shutter speed is 1/8000 sec.
Canon 20Da Flash and Hot shoe specifications
Canon 20Da boasts both inbuilt flash and external flash support. The max flash sync speed is 1/250 sec.
Canon 20Da Autofocusing specifications
Canon 20Da boasts both Phase Detect Autofocus and Contrast Based Autofocus. Phase Detection focusing is more faster & accurate when compared to Contrast Based focusing.
It supports 9 focus points to pick from. Canon 20Da supports manual focusing if required for low light situations or you need to have more accurate focusing control.
Canon 20Da Battery life
The average Advanced DSLR camera battery life is 909. Nikon D780 has got the best (2260) battery life for this range of cameras.
Here is a listing of Advanced DSLR cameras with the highest battery life:
Canon 20Da for varying forms of photography
The following graph indicates a rundown of the Canon 20Da for varying forms of photography. To learn more, visit the specific paragraph below.
Canon 20Da Portrait photography details
The Canon 20Da gets a points total of 52 which is moderate, meaning that it is reasonably appropriate to use for portrait photography. Taking portraits leans heavily to sensor resolution, RAW support along with the potential to work with off-camera flash.
Canon 20Da Street photography details
With a average points tally of 53, the Canon 20Da is somewhat suitable to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera has a perfect balance of picture quality plus portability.
Sports photography with Canon 20Da
A awful sports photography points total of 44 means the Canon 20Da is not good for taking photos of sports. A camera must have excellent autofocus and fast shutter speeds for sports photography.
Canon 20Da as a Travel photography camera
Size is very critical when getting a travel camera. Over-all, the Canon 20Da gets a awful 43 as a travel camera which is not good for your journeys.
Canon 20Da Landscape photography highlights
When you're planning to choose a camera for landscape pictures, the most essential aspect is going to be image quality. The Canon 20Da and it's moderate grade of 46 for a landscape camera is reasonably appropriate amongst it's competition.
Vlogging with Canon 20Da
A camera for vlogging should really have a moving display, mic port and ideally image stabilization. Considering all things, the Canon 20Da is not good as a vlog camera as it receives a awful rating of 9.
Canon 20Da Alternatives
If you are searching for replacements to the 20Da, here is a number of the top rated cameras which fall into the family of Advanced DSLR.
The line chart down below will give you an overview of the 20Da vs it's highest ranked competitors listed above.
There are more cameras you might view as alternative options. To go through a full comparison, go to the "compare" link.