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Canon A3400 IS
Canon A3400 IS
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Canon A3400 is Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 5x Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras
Supports video capability
Does not support Full HD video

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Reviews

Canon Has Excellent Reviews for Its Cameras

Based on 34,085 expert and owner reviews (including 1,378 verified purchases), Canon has excellent reviews for its cameras. Canon also has excellent reviews specifically for its medium megapixel digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 92% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The A3400 IS supports video capability, as do most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other digital cameras which support video capability currently available including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Nikon Coolpix S8200 which has better reviews.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The A3400 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative digital cameras with a built-in flash currently available including the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm which has better reviews.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The A3400 IS has a USB 2.0 port, as do most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The A3400 IS has an image stabilizer. Most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera also have an image stabilizer.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative digital cameras with an image stabilizer currently available including the Nikon L120, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W which has better reviews.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon A3400 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most digital cameras of a similar spec and age to it. In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. Digital cameras of this age and type still image resolution(s) range from 640 x 360 (worst) to 4928 x 3264 (best).

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most commonly found maximum image resolution on medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as it.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is the most frequently found optical sensor size on medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Display

Has a Touchscreen

The Canon A3400 IS has a touchscreen. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec do not have a touchscreen.

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Average Display Diagonal

At 3 inches, the A3400 IS has a fairly standard display diagonal compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this digital camera.

Other 3" screen digital cameras currently available which you might want to consider include the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the HX100V both from Sony which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Df (3.2"), or the D4 (3.2") both from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The Canon A3400 IS features connection to PC, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and spec to this digital camera.

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Supports PictBridge

The A3400 IS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Canon A3400 IS features histogram, as do most of the other digital cameras of a similar type and age to this camera.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The A3400 IS features voice recording, as do most of the other comparable spec cameras that are a similar age to this camera.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon A3400 IS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The maximum aperture numbers of digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years range from 2.5 to 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4. With a maximum aperture number of 6.9, the Canon A3400 IS has a fairly small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of this spec and age.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

With a minimum aperture number of only 2.8, the Canon A3400 IS has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this camera. Cameras that have been available for a similar time to this camera have minimum aperture numbers of between 1.7 and 22, and the average minimum aperture number is 3.4.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera is 4.5mm, the longest is 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm. At 28 millimeters, the A3400 IS has a quite long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the A3400 IS has a relatively standard digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 4x digital zoom digital cameras currently available including because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120, or the Canon 240 HS.

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Average Optical Zoom

At 5 times zoom factor, the A3400 IS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for more than two years.

There are a number of other 5x optical zoom digital cameras currently available that you might want to look at including the Canon 240 HS, the Nikon Coolpix S80 ($201.57), or the Fujifilm FinePix Z1000EXR which has better reviews.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Nikon D5100 + AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR (5.8x) which also has a higher rating.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the A3400 IS is 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 cameras that were launched around the same time as this camera. 640 x 480 pixels is also supported by this Canon 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 digital cameras of this spec and age the worst video resolution is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon A3400 IS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also do not support Full HD video.

There are a number of other cameras which also support Full HD video which you might want to look at including the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which is also higher rated.

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Battery

Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras of this type and age take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the A3400 IS which takes 180 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This digital camera was released in April 2017.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

The Canon A3400 IS has a relatively typical weight (125 grams) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 6182b001, canon 6187b001, canon 6185b001, canon 6186b001, 03caopsa3400g, psa3400isred, 6186b001aa
Barcodes 00013803146417, 00013803146509, 00013803146516, 00013803146523, 00033586953415, 00138031464178, 00138031465236, 03610170844716, 08714574578965, 08714574579016, 08714574579047, 08714574579085

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