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Canon PowerShot A1400
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Canon PowerShot A1400 Digital Camera

PC Mag Editor's Choice besteproduct.nl 4 Star
16MP 5x CCD Feb 2014
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
- 16.0 Megapixels- 28mm wide, 5x zoom lens; 10x ZoomPlus- 6.8 cm (2.7 ) LCD and optical viewfinder- Smart Auto (32 scenes); Help button- HD movies (720p) with movie button- Digital IS- Eco mode-... More
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25 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

This Canon camera received an "Editor's Choice" from PC Mag who wrote that this camera was marvellous.

The expert at one other expert review site decided that this camera was good. Besteproduct.nl gave this digital camera a "4 Star" award.

Expert Reviews Are Average

The average expert rating of this Canon digital camera is 74% based on six expert reviews from sites including PC Mag, Chip.de, IT Reviews.com and webnews.it.

Good Brand

Based on 19,491 user and expert reviews, Canon has good reviews for its digital cameras. Canon also has good reviews specifically within its compact camera digital cameras range compared to other brands.

Good Quality Pictures

One customer who reviewed it thought it was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com rated this digital camera 80 out of 100 and wrote in their review of this digital camera on PC Mag “Canon's PowerShot A1400 is a capable, easy-to-use point-and-shoot camera that can capture sharp images in good light”.

Good Size

A few customers said in their reviews that it was compact. One person who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was lightweight. Three years ago Steves-Digicams.com wrote on expert website Steve's Digicams “The lightweight plast”.

Good Battery Life

One Canon PowerShot A1400 reviewer concluded that the product had a good battery life.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on cameras that were launched more than two years ago. CCD sensors produce high quality, low-noise images but consume a lot more power than CMOS sensors. CCD is the most common image sensor type used in digital cameras.

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SD Memory Card

This camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most commonly supported memory card on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. SD cards are by far the most common type of memory card. They are compatible with the majority of digital cameras.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

Like most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago, the PowerShot A1400 has an image stabiliser.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot A1400.

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Two Supported Batteries

The PowerShot A1400 is a two supported battery digital camera. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot A1400 have between one and three supported batteries.

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Has Seven White Balance Modes

The PowerShot A1400 has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of this age and type. This Canon digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most frequently found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot A1400. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this camera.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Canon PowerShot A1400 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot A1400. The photo effect "Vivid" is also found on this camera.

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Fairly Long Maximum Battery Life

The shortest maximum battery life of cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot A1400 is 0.83h, the longest is 320h, and the average maximum battery life is 18h. With a maximum battery life of 13 hours, the PowerShot A1400 has a fairly long maximum battery life compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the Canon PowerShot A1400 is more than most cameras of this spec and age. The most commonly supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats PCM are also supported by this Canon camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot A1400 has a higher still image resolution than most compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This Canon camera also have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200, 2304 x 1728 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot A1400 the worst still image resolution is 640 x 360 and the best is 5152 x 3864.

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Supports Seven ISO Speeds

The number of ISO speeds supported by the PowerShot A1400 is more than most digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most commonly supported ISO speed is 160, but this ISO speed is not supported by this camera. The ISO speeds 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 6400 and Auto are also supported by this Canon digital camera.

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Quite Small Maximum Aperture

The average maximum aperture of cameras of this spec and age is 6.6. At 6.9, the PowerShot A1400 has a fairly small maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot A1400.

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Fairly High Maximum ISO Speed

The PowerShot A1400 has a fairly high maximum ISO speed (6,400) compared to most of the other cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot A1400 the maximum ISO speeds range from 3 to 52,000.

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Quite Long Maximum Camera Shutter Speed

The maximum camera shutter speeds of cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot A1400 range from 0.12s to 250s. With a maximum camera shutter speed of 15 seconds, the PowerShot A1400 has one of the longer maximum camera shutter speeds amongst digital cameras of this age.

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± 2EV (1/3EV Step) Light Exposure Correction

This camera has a ± 2EV (1/3EV step) light exposure correction, which is the most frequently found light exposure correction on digital cameras of this age and type.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Maximum Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon PowerShot A1400 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels digital camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot A1400. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon digital camera. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is classified as HD and TVs supporting this resolution are referred to as "HD Ready". However the resolution is not as detailed as Full HD (1920 x 1080). Across all compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot A1400 the worst video resolution is 320 x 240 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Supports Two Camera File Systems

The number of camera file systems supported by the PowerShot A1400 is more than most similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to it. This camera supports an Exif 2.3 camera file system, which is the most commonly supported camera file system supported by compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The camera file system "DPOF 1.1" is also supported by this digital camera.

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Auto Focus

This camera has an Auto focus, which is the most frequently found focus on digital cameras that were released around the same time as it.

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12 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was not easy to handle. Expert review site Dpreview.com wrote in their review of the Canon PowerShot A1400 “Boys) when it comes to handling expensive electronics”.

Does Not Support Video Recording

The PowerShot A1400 does not support video recording. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age do support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot A1400 does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot A1400 does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most cameras of this type and age are not 3D compatible. The PowerShot A1400 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot A1400 do not have a GPS. The PowerShot A1400 is no exception to this as it too does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot A1400 is not waterproof. Most of the other digital cameras of this type and age are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Four Flash Modes

The PowerShot A1400 has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of a comparable type and age to it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot A1400. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only Has Two Shooting Modes

The PowerShot A1400 has a greater number of shooting modes than most comparable spec cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot A1400. The shooting mode "Movie" is also found on this digital camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

Across all the similar spec cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot A1400 the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels. With a display resolution of only 230,000 pixels, the PowerShot A1400 has a quite low display resolution compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Quite Big Minimum ISO Speed

At 100, the PowerShot A1400 has a fairly big minimum ISO speed compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot A1400. The smallest minimum ISO speed of digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot A1400 is 10 and the biggest is 800.

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Fairly Long Flash Recharging Time

The PowerShot A1400 has one of the longer flash recharging times (10 seconds) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The shortest flash recharging time of cameras of this type and age is 0.0005s, the longest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 6s.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot A1400

Released Over Two Years Ago

This camera has been on the market for over two years.

Average Megapixel Count

The PowerShot A1400 has a pretty standard megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot A1400 has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to the PowerShot A1400.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many digital cameras of a similar type and age to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has a relatively standard optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot A1400.

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Average Screen Size

With a screen size of 2.7 inches, the Canon PowerShot A1400 has a pretty standard screen size compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to the PowerShot A1400.

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Average Weight

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has a fairly typical weight (126 grams) compared to most of the other cameras of this age and type.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Total Megapixel Count
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Combined Zoom
Focusing
Auto Focus
Normal Focusing Range
Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Tele Flash Range
Flash Recharging Time
Flash Range
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Resolution and Capture Speed
HD Type
Audio
Audio Format
Memory
Memory Card
Maximum Memory Card Size
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Viewfinder
Lens Magnification Ratio
Ports & Interfaces
USB Connector Type
HDMI Port
USB Version
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Camera File System
Playback Mode
Scene Mode
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Maximum Battery Life
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
Packaging Content
Included Cable
Other Features

2 Awards

PC Mag Editor's Choice besteproduct.nl 4 Star

Expert Reviews

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21 June 2013

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26 April 2013

By Eric Butterfield The Canon PowerShot A1400 is a basic, affordable camera that's relatively compact. At just over an inch thick at the handgrip, it is not extremely thin, but still sits...

4 April 2013

Canon's PowerShot A1400 is a capable, easy-to-use point-and-shoot camera that can capture sharp images in good light. And it'll only set you back about $100...

2 April 2013

Canon's PowerShot A1400 is a capable, easy-to-use point-and-shoot camera that can capture sharp images in good light. And it'll only set you back about $100...

PC Mag

1 February 2014

De Canon PowerShot A1400 (2,7-inch display, 2 AA-batterijen) is tegelijktertijd geintroduceerd met de PowerShot A2600 (3-inch display, Li-Ion batterij). Deze beide modellen zijn voorzien van een... Read more…

14 June 2013

Besteproduct.nl

De budget compact camera heeft het zwaar. Tegenwoordig fotografeert iedereen met zijn smartphone en dat heeft consequenties voor de fototoestellen die niet te veel kosten en kunnen. Toch brengen... Read more…

21 July 2014

Aparat z matryc? 16 Mp, wy?wietlaczem 2,7 cala i zoomem optycznym 5x. Oprócz zdj?? umo?liwia te? rejestracj? wideo w maksymalnej rozdzielczo?ci 1280 x 720 pikseli.OpisSpecyfikacja i wyniki Zobacz...

Inexpensive
Solid construction
Sharp photos
Optical viewfinder
5x zoom lens
Slow to start and shoot
No optical image stabilization
Noisy images
No optical zoom during video capture
Qualit d'immagine entrylevel, manca lo stabilizzatore ottico, controlli e opzioni limitati
14 May 2014

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23 August 2013

Die Kamera (UVP 119?) verfügt über einen 16-Megapixel-Bildsensor und ein 28mm Weitwinkelobjektiv mit 5-fach-Zoom. Mit der neuartigen 10-fach Zoom Plus Funktion sollen noch mehr Bilddetails... Read more…

31 May 2013

Ein optischer Sucher in einer handlichen Kompaktkamera. Das ist selten und das gibt es meist nur für deutlich mehr Geld: etwa in der Fujifilm X20, der Canon PowerShot G15 ? oder der Vorgängerin... Read more…

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Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 8115b001
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