£49.99 Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera

Simple to use and easy on the pocket the PowerShot A495 has a compact, lightweight design that means you can take it with you wherever you go. Operation also has a relaxed simplicity that make it a natural for beginners and everyone else who wants the perfect combination of style and convenience.

The 10.0-megapixel resolution and 3.3x optical zoom make it easy to capture every scene in dazzling colour and brilliant detail, while Smart Auto automatically selects the perfect settings so you can concentrate on your subject. The DIGIC III Image Processor keeps it all looking sharp with Face and Motion Detection technologies, a Face Detection Self-Timer and automatic Red-eye Correction. For great shots in tricky lighting conditions a new low light mode and Canon's i-Contrast correction offer improved contrast and greater detail. Meanwhile a bright, bold 2.5" LCD makes shooting and playback a genuine pleasure. To complete the picture you can also take smooth 30fps VGA video clips, which you can easily upload to sharing sites like YouTube, thanks to Canon's free web uploader software. The PowerShot A495 also incorporates support functions for the next-generation SDXC memory cards as well as Eye-Fi cards.

The Canon PowerShot A495 Digital Camera can be purchased from Amazon for a mere £49.99 including a free Amazonbasics case and delivery.