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Canon A3400 IS
Canon A3400 IS
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Canon A3400 is Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 5x CCD Sep 2013
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Sensor Type Release Date
Two industry awards
Good size
Reasonably priced
13 Reviews + 2 Awards
Camera Labs Highly Recommended PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

The authors at review websites PhotographyBlog.com and Camera Labs both strongly endorse this camera and have given it their "Highly Recommended" award.

Canon Has Excellent Digital Camera Reviews

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

Average Expert Reviews

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 out of 100.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Three people who reviewed the Canon A3400 IS wrote that it was compact. Photographyblog.com wrote on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “The Canon PowerShot A3400 IS compact camera is aimed squarely at photography beginners”. Expert website Cameralabs.com wrote in their review of this digital camera “Canon PowerShot A3400 IS review The Canon PowerShot A3400 IS is a 16 Megapixel compact with a 5x stabilised optical zoom”.


Design

Easy to Use

Two customers who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. Five years ago expert website Ephotozine.com gave it a rating of 70 out of 100 and said in their Canon A3400 IS review “The A3400 IS is an easy to use, pocketable camera available in a range of good colours”.


Good Quality Lens

Two people mentioned that the product had a good lens. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert website PC Mag “Its lens is rather sharp, albeit extremely slow on” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Quality Pictures

Three owners concluded that this digital camera was able to produce good images. Ephotozine.com mentioned in their review of the Canon A3400 IS “Images produced have excellent colour reproduction which will look great when sharing them on sites like Facebook” . Five years ago Photographyblog.com said on expert review site PhotographyBlog.com “We think it makes pictures look a bit nice” in their review of this digital camera.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

One person who reviewed it said that it had a good screen. Photographyblog.com rated it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and said on PhotographyBlog.com “The screen is nice and bright”.

Good Video Capture

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for video recording.


Features

Good Technical Features

Six people who bought the product said that it had good features. Techmagnifier.com said “Like its previous versions like PowerShot A2400 and the A4000, these cameras are also equipped with many innovative features” in their review of this digital camera. Expert website Steves-Digicams.com mentioned “The A-series is designed for novices and includes a number of great automatic features and even a brand new Help Button to make”. Expert review site Ephotozine.com wrote “Canon PowerShot A3400 IS Features The A3400 IS”.


Display

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of cameras that were released more than two years ago is 2", the largest is 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". The A3400 IS has one of the larger display diagonals (3 inches) amongst cameras of this age.

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Fairly Wide Field of View

Medium megapixel digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera have field of views of between 95% and 100%. With a field of view of 100 percent, the A3400 IS has a fairly wide field of view compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The display resolutions (numeric) of similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera range from 230 pixels to 1,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution (numeric) is 430,000 pixels. At only 230,000 pixels, the A3400 IS has a fairly low display resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

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Other Features

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 this age and spec also have a built-in flash.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The A3400 IS has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for more than two years also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The A3400 IS features histogram. Most of the other cameras of this age and spec also feature histogram.

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Picture Quality

4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The A3400 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to it. Most medium megapixel digital cameras that are a similar age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This digital camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The still image resolution of all digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera ranges from 640 x 360 to 4928 x 3264.

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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 frequently found maximum image resolution on digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The Canon A3400 IS has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The A3400 IS has an AC adapter included, as do most of the other cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

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Has a Batteries Included

The A3400 IS has a batteries included, as do most of the other cameras of a similar age and spec to this camera.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The A3400 IS supports PictBridge, as do most of the other cameras that were launched more than two years ago.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

At 6.9, the A3400 IS has a quite small maximum aperture number compared to most of the other similar spec cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera. The biggest maximum aperture number of digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera is 2.5 and the smallest is 38.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The average minimum aperture number of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera is 3.4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22. At only 2.8, the Canon A3400 IS has a fairly small minimum aperture number compared to most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera.

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Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon A3400 IS has one of the longer minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) (28 millimeters) amongst similar spec cameras of this age. The shortest minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of cameras of this age and type is 4.5mm and the longest is 40mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the A3400 IS has a fairly typical digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras of this age and spec.

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Average Optical Zoom

With an optical zoom of 5 times zoom factor, the A3400 IS has a pretty average optical zoom compared to most of the other cameras of a comparable spec and age to this digital camera.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

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

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon A3400 IS is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of the most frequently found video resolutions 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). The worst video resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 320 x 120 pixels and the best is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Battery

Only 180 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The A3400 IS is a camera that takes 180 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other similar spec cameras that were released more than two years ago take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Canon released the A3400 IS in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

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