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Canon PowerShot A2400 IS
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Canon PowerShot A2400 is Digital Camera

16MP 5x CCD Feb 2012
Megapixel Count Optical Zoom Image Stabiliser Sensor Type Release Date
Steady shots, with style With Intelligent IS to effortlessly keep photos and HD movies sharp and steady, the beautifully slim PowerShot A2400 IS delivers Canon image quality, style and simplicity... More
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19 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Canon cameras and also specifically for Canon compact camera digital cameras and found that in both cases Canon had good ratings compared to other brands.

CCD Sensor Type

This camera has a CCD sensor type, which is typical of many digital cameras of a comparable type and age to it. 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 typical of many digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to it. 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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Supports Video Recording

supports video recording

Like most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot A2400 IS, the PowerShot A2400 IS supports video recording.

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Has an Image Stabiliser

The PowerShot A2400 IS has an image stabiliser, as do most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

Like most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been around for around the same time as the PowerShot A2400 IS, the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a built-in flash.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution which is higher than most cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. Most comparable spec cameras that were released more than two years ago have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. In addition, this camera have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The still image resolution of all cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot A2400 IS ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 5152 x 3864 (best).

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Has Two Photo Effects

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of photo effects than most comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on comparable spec digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as the PowerShot A2400 IS. The photo effect "Vivid" is also found on this camera.

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Quite High Maximum Playback Zoom

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a quite high maximum playback zoom (10 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type. Cameras that were released more than two years ago have maximum playback zooms of between 1x and 16x.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

The biggest maximum aperture of cameras of this spec and age is 1.8, the smallest is 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. At 6.9, the PowerShot A2400 IS has a fairly small maximum aperture compared to most of the other cameras of this type and age.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of audio formats than most compact camera digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. The most frequently supported audio format is WAV, but this audio format is not supported by this camera. The audio formats LPCM are also supported by this Canon camera.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of supported image formats than most comparable spec digital cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. The image format "EXIF" is also supported by this camera.

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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 typical of many digital cameras of this type and age.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot A2400 IS supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolution of 640 x 480 pixels (which is also supported by this 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 cameras of this spec and age the video resolution ranges from 320 x 240 pixels to 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Features Five Auto Focus

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as it. This camera features a Face detection auto focus, which is the most frequently featured auto focus featured on digital cameras of a similar type and age to the PowerShot A2400 IS. The auto focus "Centre weighted Auto Focus", "Continuous Auto Focus", "Face tracking" and "Single Auto Focus" are also featured on this digital camera.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of light metering modes than most compact camera digital cameras that were released around the same time as it. This Canon digital camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this digital camera.

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TFT Display

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a better display than most comparable spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. This camera has a TFT display, whereas most comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to it have an LCD display. TFT LCDs provide better image quality and higher resolutions to earlier LCD displays but their limitations are narrow viewing angles and poor vislibility in direct sunlight. Across all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to the PowerShot A2400 IS the worst display is LCD and the best is OLED.

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Very Thin

With a depth of only 20.1 millimeters, the PowerShot A2400 IS is quite thin compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to the PowerShot A2400 IS. Across all the digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot A2400 IS the depths range from 4mm to 2,200mm, and the average depth is 38mm.

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Short

Comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot A2400 IS have heights of between 10mm and 750mm, and the average height is 61mm. At only 54.2 millimeters, the PowerShot A2400 IS is fairly short compared to most of the other cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot A2400 IS.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS does not support Full HD video, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras of this spec and age also do not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

Most similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to the PowerShot A2400 IS do not support WiFi connectivity. The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS is no exception to this as it too does not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot A2400 IS, the PowerShot A2400 IS is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

The PowerShot A2400 IS does not have a GPS. Most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot A2400 IS is not waterproof. Most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to the PowerShot A2400 IS are also not waterproof.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of flash modes than most cameras of this age and type. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most commonly featured flash mode featured on digital cameras of this age and type. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this Canon digital camera.

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Only Has Four Shooting Modes

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of shooting modes than most digital cameras of a comparable age and type to it. This camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most frequently found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to the PowerShot A2400 IS. The shooting modes "Movie", "Program" and "Scene" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Only 190 Shots Per Battery Charge

The PowerShot A2400 IS is a digital camera that takes 190 shots shots per battery charge.

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Only Has Four Playback Modes

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of camera playback modes than most similar spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago. This camera has a Movie playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on digital cameras of this age and type. The playback modes "Highlights", "Single image" and "Slide show" are also found on this digital camera.

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Only Has Six White Balance Modes

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a greater number of white balance modes than most cameras of a similar type and age to it. This digital camera has an Auto white balance mode, which is the most commonly found white balance mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot A2400 IS. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon digital camera.

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7 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot A2400 IS

Released Over Four Years Ago

Canon released the PowerShot A2400 IS over four years ago.

Average Megapixel Count

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a relatively average megapixel count (16 megapixels) compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot A2400 IS.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot A2400 IS has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Average Optical Zoom

The PowerShot A2400 IS has a fairly standard optical zoom (5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras that are a similar age to the PowerShot A2400 IS.

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Average Screen Size

The Canon PowerShot A2400 IS has a relatively standard screen size (2.7 inches) compared to most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot A2400 IS.

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Average Weight

With a weight of 126 grams, the PowerShot A2400 IS has a pretty standard weight compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Optical Sensor Size
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Image Sensor Size
Design
Colour
Lens System
Optical Zoom
Digital Zoom
Maximum Aperture
Minimum Aperture
Maximum Focal Length
Minimum Focal Length
Focal Length Range
Lens Structure
Combined Zoom
Aspheric Element
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Closest Focusing Distance
Super Macro Focusing Range
Focus
Focus Mode
Light Exposure
Light Exposure Mode
ISO Speed
Maximum ISO Speed
Minimum ISO Speed
Auto Exposure Lock
Light Metering Mode
Light Exposure Correction
Light Exposure Control
Shutter
Maximum Camera Shutter Speed
Minimum Camera Shutter Speed
Flash
Flash Mode
Flash Sync-Speed
External Flash Connector
Flash Exposure Compensation
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
Flash Exposure Lock
Video
Full HD Video
Maximum Video Resolution
JPEG Frame Rate
Video Format
Analog Signal Format
Video Resolution
Video Recording
HD Type
Audio
Built-In Microphone
Audio Format
Voice Recording
Audio System
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Second Display
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
AV Output
USB Connector Type
PC Connectivity
HDMI Port
USB Connector
Camera
3D Compatible
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Multi-Shot Mode
Histogram
Maximum Playback Zoom
Image Editing Mode
Camera File System
Live View
Multi Burst Mode
Playback Mode
Direct Printing
Built-In Processor
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Supported Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Battery Level Indicator
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Mac Operating System
Windows Operating System
Mac Compatible
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Networking
WiFi Connectivity
Other Features
Video Recording
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port
Weight
Interface
Face Detection
Operating System
Focal Length
Aperture Range
USB 3.0 Port
On/off Switch
Effective Sensor Resolution
Camera Shutter Speed Range
Digital SLR

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 6190b001, canon 6190b001, canon 6189b001, canon 6188b001, canon 6183b001
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