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Canon PowerShot A3400
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Canon PowerShot A3400 Digital Camera

Camera Labs Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
16MP 5x CCD 4x Sep 2013
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21 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The reviewers at two expert review sites both wrote that this digital camera was very good. This camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from both PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs.

Good Technical Features

Several Canon PowerShot A3400 reviewers who bought it said that it had good features. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of this digital camera on Ephotozine four years ago “Canon PowerShot A3400 IS Features The A3400 IS”. In the same month Cameralabs.com mentioned in their Canon PowerShot A3400 review on expert review site Camera Labs “Few of its competitors can match the good looks, feature set, ease”. Steves-Digicams.com mentioned in their review on Steve's Digicams “Includes a number of great automatic features and even a brand new Help Button to make”.

Good Size

Three customers mentioned in their reviews that the product was compact. Photographyblog.com rated it 5 stars and said on expert website PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon PowerShot A3400 IS compact camera is aimed squarely at photography beginners”. Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on expert website Camera Labs “Canon PowerShot A3400 IS review The Canon PowerShot A3400 IS is a 16 Megapixel compact with a 5x stabilised optical zoom”.

Good Brand

Compact camera digital cameras built by Canon have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all digital cameras (not just compact camera digital cameras) and found that Canon also has good reviews across its entire range.

Good Quality Pictures

A number of Canon PowerShot A3400 reviewers mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of the Canon PowerShot A3400 on Ephotozine “Images produced have excellent colour reproduction which will look great when sharing them on sites like Facebook”. Expert website Photographyblog.com mentioned “We think it makes pictures look a bit nice” in their Canon PowerShot A3400 review and scored the Canon PowerShot A3400 5 stars.

Good Quality Lens

Two people considered that the Canon PowerShot A3400 had a good lens. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Its lens is rather sharp, albeit extremely slow on” nonetheless they only gave it a rating of 3 stars.

Easy to Use

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use. Ephotozine.com said in their review “The A3400 IS is an easy to use, pocketable camera available in a range of good colours” and gave this digital camera a rating of 4 stars.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One customer who reviewed it thought it had a good screen. Photographyblog.com said on PhotographyBlog.com four years ago “The screen is nice and bright”.

Good Video Capture

One person wrote that this digital camera was good for video recording.

CCD Sensor Type

This digital camera has a CCD sensor type, which is the most commonly found sensor type on similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time 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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Quite Large Screen Size

Digital cameras of a comparable type and age to the PowerShot A3400 have screen sizes of between 1" and 4.8", and the average screen size is 2.8". The Canon PowerShot A3400 has a fairly large screen size (3 inches) compared to most of the other comparable spec digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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SD Memory Card

This digital camera supports an SD|SDHC|SDXC memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card on cameras of this spec and age. 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 a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot A3400 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for a similar time to the PowerShot A3400.

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Has Two Photo Effects

The number of photo effects found on the Canon PowerShot A3400 is more than most cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This digital camera has a Black&White photo effect, which is the most frequently found photo effect found on digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to the PowerShot A3400. The photo effect "Vivid" is also found on this camera.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot A3400 has a higher still image resolution than most digital cameras of this age and spec. This Canon digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution, whereas most digital cameras of this age and type have a 640 x 480 still image resolution. This camera also have still image resolutions of 1600 x 1200 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Across all compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the best still image resolution is 5152 x 3864 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Fairly Small Maximum Aperture

Digital cameras of this spec and age have maximum apertures of between 1.8 and 87, and the average maximum aperture is 6.8. At 6.9, the PowerShot A3400 has a fairly small maximum aperture compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot A3400.

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Supports One Image Format

The number of supported image formats on the PowerShot A3400 is more than most similar spec cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this camera. The image formats JPEG XR are also supported by this Canon camera.

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1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The PowerShot A3400 supports a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found video resolution supported by comparable spec digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. 640 x 480 pixels 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). The video resolution of all compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot A3400 ranges from 320 x 240 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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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 comparable spec cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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Features Two Auto Focus

The PowerShot A3400 has a greater number of auto focusing (AF) modes than most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently featured auto focus is Face detection, but this auto focus is not featured on this camera. The auto focus Continuous Auto Focus and Tracking Auto Focus are also featured on this Canon camera.

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Features Two Light Metering Modes

The Canon PowerShot A3400 has a greater number of light metering modes than most cameras of this type and age. This camera features a Centre-weighted light metering mode, which is the most frequently featured light metering mode featured on cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot A3400. The light metering mode "Spot" is also featured on this Canon camera.

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17 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

Based on ten expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Camera Labs and PC Mag this camera has an average expert rating of 68%.

Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot A3400 have an image stabiliser, however the PowerShot A3400 does not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Canon PowerShot A3400 does not support video recording, unlike most of the other digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to the PowerShot A3400 which support video recording.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Most compact camera digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the PowerShot A3400 do not support Full HD video. The PowerShot A3400 is no exception to this as it too does not support Full HD video.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The PowerShot A3400 does not support WiFi connectivity, although it is worth noting that most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot A3400 are not 3D compatible. The PowerShot A3400 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age, the PowerShot A3400 does not have a GPS.

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Not Waterproof

The PowerShot A3400 is not waterproof. Most of the other compact camera digital cameras that have been available for more than two years are also not waterproof.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

The smallest digital zoom of comparable spec digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 1x, the biggest is 810x, and the average digital zoom is 12x. At only 4 times zoom factor, the Canon PowerShot A3400 has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras that were released around the same time as the PowerShot A3400.

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Only Features Six Flash Modes

The number of flash modes featured on the Canon PowerShot A3400 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that came out around the same time as it. This digital camera features an Auto flash mode, which is the most frequently featured flash mode featured on compact camera digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. The flash modes "Flash off", "Flash on", "Manual", "Red-eye reduction" and "Slow synchronization" are also featured on this camera.

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Only 180 Shots Per Battery Charge

The PowerShot A3400 is a camera that takes 180 shots shots per battery charge. Most of the other cameras that came out around the same time as the PowerShot A3400 take between 30 and 869 shots per battery charge.

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Only Has One Shooting Mode

The number of shooting modes found on the PowerShot A3400 is more than most compact camera digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. This digital camera has an Auto shooting mode, which is the most commonly found shooting mode found on compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Speed

With a maximum ISO speed of only 1,600, the PowerShot A3400 has one of the lower maximum ISO speeds amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The average maximum ISO speed of cameras that have been around for a similar time to the PowerShot A3400 is 4,500.

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Quite Low Display Resolution

With a display resolution of only 230,000 pixels, the PowerShot A3400 has one of the lower display resolutions amongst comparable spec digital cameras of this age. Across all the compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago the display resolutions range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 400,000 pixels.

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Only Has Seven White Balance Modes

The number of white balance modes found on the PowerShot A3400 is more than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. This 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 on the market for around the same time as the PowerShot A3400. The white balance modes "Cloudy", "Custom modes", "Daylight", "Fluorescent", "Fluorescent H" and "Tungsten" are also found on this Canon camera.

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Fairly Big Minimum ISO Speed

With a minimum ISO speed of 100, the PowerShot A3400 has one of the bigger minimum ISO speed amongst similar spec cameras of this age. Compact camera digital cameras that came out more than two years ago have minimum ISO speed of between 10 and 1,600, and the average minimum ISO speed is 99.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length

The PowerShot A3400 has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (28 millimeters) amongst compact camera digital cameras of this age. The shortest minimum focal length of compact camera digital cameras that have been around for more than two years is 5mm, the longest is 120mm, and the average minimum focal length is 26mm.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Canon PowerShot A3400

Released Over Three Years Ago

This Canon digital camera was released over three years ago.

Average Megapixel Count

With a megapixel count of 16 megapixels, the PowerShot A3400 has a relatively standard megapixel count compared to most of the other compact camera digital cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the PowerShot A3400 has a pretty typical optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Picture Quality
Camera Type
Megapixel Count
Image Stabiliser
Sensor Type
Still Image Resolution
Maximum Image Resolution
Image Format
Aspect Ratio
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
Focusing
Auto Focus
Auto Focus Lock
Auto Focus Assist Beam
Macro Focusing Range
Focus Points Selection
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
Flash Sync-Speed
Tele Flash Range
Flash Range
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
Memory
Memory Card
Memory Slot
Display
Screen Size
Display
Field of View
Display Resolution
Ports & Interfaces
PictBridge
USB Connector Type
USB Connector
Camera
White Balance Mode
Shooting Mode
Photo Effect
Self-Timer
Histogram
Camera File System
Scene Mode
On Screen Display Language
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Depth
Width
Weight Including Battery
Battery
Power Source
Battery
Battery Size
Shot Per Battery Charge
Operational Conditions
Relative Humidity Operating Range
Operating Temperature Range
System Requirements
Packaging Content
Bundled Software
AC Adapter Included
Included Cable
Battery Included
Included Battery Charger
Certificates
Energy Star Certified
Other Features
Built-In Flash
USB 2.0 Port

2 Awards

Camera Labs Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

Expert Reviews

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7 August 2012

We enjoyed using the Canon PowerShot A3400 IS. Its diminutive size meant we could just slip it in a pocket when we weren't using it and not worry about it getting in the way. The screen is nice...

PhotographyBlog.com

13 July 2012

The A3400 IS is an easy to use, pocketable camera available in a range of good colours. Images produced have excellent colour reproduction which will look great when sharing them on sites like...

22 June 2012

It used to be that Canons smallest cameras were the Ixus brand. When this PowerShot arrived I had to look at the box to be sure it was a PowerShot as it is truly tiny and only the Canon Ixus... Read more…

11 June 2012

After going through review of Canon PowerShot A3400, it can be said that it is one of the best cameras presented by Canon. Canon has put its best possible efforts to incorporate all the advanced...

1 June 2012

The Canon PowerShot A3400 IS will make you happy if you have a tight budget. But in all other respects, this camera does not count as a good one. For that there's the same company's other model,...

21 May 2012

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1 May 2012

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20 March 2012

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1 February 2014

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Comes with convincing 16 megapixels
Boasts of 5x optical zoom
Due to the touchscreen of these cameras, you are provided with the option of utilizing the screen to focus on an area that requires to be shot and also touch to capture
Comes with an inbuilt
3 inch touch-screen
Dismal lowlight performance
Slow to start up and recycle
Excessive noise reduction
Limited to digital zoom during video recording
Poor High ISO noise performance
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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 6182b001, canon 6185b001, canon 6187b001, canon optical4, canon 6186b001, canon optical4x
Barcodes 00013803146417, 00013803146509, 00013803146516, 00013803146523, 00033586953415, 00138031464178, 00138031465236, 00151903078570, 00151903078587, 03610170844716, 08714574579016, 08714574579023
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