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Canon A3400 IS

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Canon A3400 is

$199.99
Canon A3400 IS
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A good spec but 6 year old compact camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon PowerShot A3400 IS 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens with 720p HD Video Recording and 3.0-Inch Touch Panel LCD (Black)
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Refurbished - Canon PowerShot A3400 IS 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens with 720p HD Video Recording and 3.0-Inch Touch Panel LCD (Black)
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Canon A3400 is Review

With very good features, we have ranked the Canon A3400 is number 728 across all digital cameras.
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Good Features
67
Overall Score
Good

Why Has it Scored 67?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better digital cameras are available. View the latest cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Average optical zoom
H control comes to the a-series! you'll love the ease and familiarity of controlling powershot a3400 IS digital camera with its big 3.0-inch touch panel LCD. touch to shoot, choose shooting modes and select settings - it's easy and intuitive. the camera makes it easy to get the best possible quality from every shot, too, with smart AUTO that selects proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations. simply push the dedicated movie button, and you'll be shooting gorgeous 720p HD video. with the 16.0 megapixel image sensor and the power of the DIGIC 4 image processor, resolution is spectacular and performance is ultra-fast. beautiful image quality with today's touch-panel interface makes powershot a3400 IS digital camera an easy cho
3.0-inch touch panel LCD offers easy and intuitive operation and touch shutter makes capturing photos easy and interactive.<br>- smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations for capturing spectacular images with ease.<br>- shoot brilliant 720p HD video with a dedicated movie button.<br>- A 16.0 megapixel image sensor with DIGIC 4 image processor for exceptional performance.<br>- 5x optical zoom with 28mm wide-angle lens and optical image stabilizer deliver stunning images.<br>- intelligent IS automatically chooses from six different modes to optimize image stabilization for the shooting condition.<br>- help button provides simple explanations and easy controls of your settings.<br>- scene modes such as super vivid, poster effect and miniature effect provide creative freedom to capture your photos.<br>- lithium-ion battery makes it easy to recharge your batteries.<br>- available in black, silver, red, and g
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity

Canon A3400 IS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon A3400 IS?

The Canon A3400 IS is 94.4mm wide and 56.3mm tall. It is 21.3mm deep and weighs 0.125kg.

Canon A3400 IS front dimensions
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Canon A3400 is In-Depth Analysis

Features

Average Megapixels

The A3400 IS's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 44% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found resolution on cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon A3400 IS of 5x is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 49% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the A3400 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. Across all cameras the worst resolution is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The A3400 IS's minimum aperture number of 2.8 is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The A3400 IS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of digital cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of digital cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000. The maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon A3400 IS of only 1,600 is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the lowest 17% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the A3400 IS of 0.0005s is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 55% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The weight of the Canon A3400 IS of only 125g is lighter than 80% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The A3400 IS has a built-in flash. 68% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Very Light

The weight of the A3400 IS of only 0.125kg is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is lighter than 71% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The weights of cameras range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg.

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Very Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the A3400 IS of 28mm is in the longest 5% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The A3400 IS's flash recharging time of 10s is in the slowest 22% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The fastest flash recharging time of digital cameras is 1s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the digital cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the A3400 IS of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 80% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon A3400 IS supports video capability. 67% of digital cameras do not support video capability.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon A3400 IS's digital zoom of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The A3400 IS does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that 76% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon A3400 IS's maximum aperture number of 6.9 is larger than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 90% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Touchscreen

The Canon A3400 IS has a touchscreen, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon A3400 IS of 3" is pretty typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the largest 78% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The A3400 IS supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than the most common resolution of 1712 x 1712. The best resolution of all cameras is 6016 x 4016 and the worst is 384 x 480.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The A3400 IS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 62% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 180 Battery Life

The Canon A3400 IS is a camera that takes 180 shots battery life.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 6182b001, canon 6186b001, canon 6185b001, canon 6187b001, 03caopsa3400g, psa3400isred, 6186b001aa

Barcodes:

00013803146417, 00013803146509, 00013803146516, 00013803146523, 00033586953415, 00138031464178, 00138031465236, 00151903078570, 00151903078587, 03610170844716, 08714574578965, 08714574579016, 08714574579047, 08714574579085

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