Canon PowerShot A3200 IS Review

May 6, 2011 | Matt Grayson | |

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#1 Mark Ma

I cannot find any Canon A3200 here in America.  This one does look like Canon A3300.  Could there be a typo throughout this article?  I remember you had a review on Canon A3300 a few days ago?  What is the difference between the two then?

2:02 pm - Saturday, May 7, 2011

#2 mattgrayson

HI Mark,
There are differences but they are slight. The ones I could see on the Canon website are:
LCD screen: 3 inch (A3300), 2.7 inch (A3200)
Burst: 0.8fps (A3300), 0.9fps (A3200)
Resolution: 16 megapixels (A3300), 14 megapixels (A3200)
Battery life: 230 shots (A3300), 250 shots (A3200)

The last point is unusual because it’s the same battery, I expect it’s due to the larger resolution requiring more power to process.

The link for the comparison I used from is here:;5039B002AA;&lang=UK&country=CE&dir;=/for_home/product_finder/cameras/digital_camera/powershot/

See if it works for you. The differences are mild and there’s roughly a £20 - £30 price difference.

Hope that helps.

9:29 am - Monday, May 9, 2011

#3 Shakti

Own this camera for 2 months.. Definately worth da money..

Takes Great Photos Everytym i click the shutter..
Sometyms Pics get overexposed.. :(

4:36 pm - Thursday, May 19, 2011

#4 MAK

What do you recommend?
Canon A3200
Canon A2200
Nikon S3100
Please reply fast i am going to but with in 2 days

9:55 am - Friday, July 1, 2011

#5 Ferdz

Im buy camera but could not choose between Canon PS3200 is and Nikon Coolpix S5100 can you please help me to choose between the two which one better coz I will buy camera in september

8:50 am - Wednesday, August 10, 2011

#6 tiffany

hi,i don’t know which camera would i buy please help me to choose.. a3300 or a3200..

6:56 am - Friday, September 9, 2011

#7 Ali

Can I take night shots at ISO 400 without a great deal of noise or should I go for the Ixus 115hs. I am on a budget. Thanks!

11:34 am - Friday, September 9, 2011

#8 Ana

What you recommend? Cannon A3200 or DSC-W530PSONY

9:52 am - Friday, September 30, 2011

#9 Ali Mujtaba


Don’t ever think of buying a Sony “W” series camera. The W series line up suffers from serious noise/grain. My recommendation is to get yourself the Canon Ixus 115 HS. It has excellent noise reduction performance and takes extremely sharp pictures. You won’t regret it!

Ali Mujtaba

10:34 am - Friday, September 30, 2011

#10 jorge

não consigo gravar video com audio, porquê?Urgente.s.o.s

5:55 pm - Saturday, December 24, 2011

#11 shahroz

which one is better sony W550/canon A3200. plz reply.

8:17 pm - Monday, January 2, 2012

#12 nisar

Poor lens quality, too much noises in the picture even in day, long shutter legs, high prepossessing time.
But Strong Flash, good ISO, easy to use, Vivid picture, customized options

9:02 am - Saturday, May 12, 2012

#13 Jordan

Can you record video with the fish-eye lens effect? Thanks in advance.

10:47 am - Sunday, May 20, 2012

#14 Sarfraz Niazi

Hey .. Please tell me how to use macro mode in this camera ???

3:41 pm - Saturday, June 23, 2012

#15 Prem Kiran

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1:32 pm - Tuesday, August 21, 2012

#16 Prem Kiran
awesome camera——Canon PowerShot A3200IS
awesome maco shooting

1:36 pm - Tuesday, August 21, 2012

#17 Lace

how much would this cost currently?

5:52 pm - Thursday, August 23, 2012

#18 Manish joshi

help me
i had buy A3200 recently but not satisfied with pic quality,ping me in fb
and plz help me

5:48 pm - Saturday, August 25, 2012

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4:57 pm - Thursday, December 6, 2012

#20 Bruce Dobbie

I bought my wife a Canon 3200 IS for Christmas. So disappointing as pictures are not sharp. Took the same photo with my Ixus 70 which proved the point. We returned the 3200 to the supplier and brought another home. Photos still not sharp enough for this kind of camera. Is there something I have to adjust to get a sharp photo. My Canon A590 is also much sharper. Never had a Canon camera before which is so fuzzy.

4:06 am - Thursday, December 27, 2012

#21 shekhar

how do i run my own moives though Canon PowerShot A3200 on TV. it has not support outside moive ?

7:23 am - Friday, December 28, 2012

#22 arjhaye

the buttons like menu, display is not working…what happen to my cam???pls i need reply…

3:54 am - Thursday, August 1, 2013


Tell me how do I take a self portrait using my Canon Powershot A3200 IS?

1:55 am - Wednesday, August 7, 2013

#24 udana

superb its a realy aswem cam and it is very good 4 hard use

3:56 am - Friday, August 23, 2013

#25 rts fanny inayah

sist masih ada nggak kamera nya

6:16 am - Saturday, December 28, 2013

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