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Canon A4000 is

Canon A4000 IS
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A good spec and award winning compact digital camera
Compact 16.1MP 8x Yes Mar 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
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Canon A4000 is Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon A4000 is number 948 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
217 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Features
Good Features
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has very good user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 217 reviews.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer digital cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Compact metal body
Live view control, face detection
fun with a range of creative filters. use fish-eye effect to re-create fish-eye lens distortion, super vivid to boost colour saturation, retro poster and toy camera effects or monochrome. miniature effect makes scenes in stills or movies look like miniature scale mod
Fun and creative modes
Ly press the help button for quick, easy-to-follow guidance on using your camera and its different functions the ideal introduction for beginn
Help button
Antly record high quality HD movies (720p) using one touch of the dedicated movie button. intelligent IS keeps movies ste
HD movies (720p) with movie button
complete beginners can effortlessly shoot high quality photos or movies with smart auto, which detects the scene and automatically selects the optimal settings from 32 variables. press the auto button to return instantly to smart auto from any other m
Smart auto (32 scenes)
Slim, compact metal body in attractive colours is small and stylish enough to take anywh
Rge, high quality LCD screen (230k dots) allows effortless menu navigation, lets you frame and view your shots with ease and makes sharing them with friends a pleas
Average optical zoom
Large 7.5 cm (3.0 ) LCD
Lligent IS combats camera shake to ensure all your photos and videos are sharp and detailed even at full zoom or in low light. it automatically adjusts the optical image stabilizer to the scene from 6 modes to prevent b
Intelligent IS
Uring all the detail from the genuine canon lens the 16mp sensor delivers superb quality images that are perfect for large-scale prints (a3+) or creative cropp
16.0 megapixels
Rsatile, canon 8x optical zoom lens lets you get closer to distant subjects and focus on the detail while the 28mm wide-angle fits more in the frame for sweeping landscapes and great group sh
28mm wide, 8x optical zoom
Intelligent and easy 8x zoom
Ide or get 8x closer with a canon quality 8x optical zoom lens, intelligent IS and smart auto for great photos and HD movies. the compact powershot a4000 IS captures every moment with e
view control allows you to easily experiment with picture settings like brightness and colour intensity and preview the results while framing, so you can capture the best shot. face detection technology ensures great people shots. it detects up to 35 faces in a single frame making sure they remain in focus and with optimum brightness. face detection white balance ensures natural skin tones even in unusual lighting conditions. auto red-eye correction eliminates red-
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

Canon A4000 IS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon A4000 IS?

The Canon A4000 IS is 95.3mm wide and 56.3mm tall. It is 24.3mm deep and weighs 0.13kg.

Canon A4000 IS front dimensions
Canon A4000 IS size in context

Canon A4000 is In-Depth Analysis

Features

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 resolution on cameras.

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Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the A4000 IS of 16.1MP is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 61% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The A4000 IS's optical zoom of 8x is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 34% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution of the Canon A4000 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. The best resolution of all cameras is 3840 x 3840 pixels and the worst is 160 x 120 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The A4000 IS's minimum aperture number of 3 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 25% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The A4000 IS has an image stabilizer, as do 78% of cameras.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The A4000 IS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 87% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The lowest maximum ISO sensitivity of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Average Camera Shutter Speed

The camera shutter speed of the Canon A4000 IS of 0.0005s is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is faster than 53% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 300g, with the lightest being 50g and the heaviest being 1.5kg. The A4000 IS's weight of only 130g is lighter than 77% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon A4000 IS has a built-in flash. 68% of cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Canon A4000 IS's display diagonal of 3" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 29% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The Canon A4000 IS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is in the longest 13% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 175 Battery Life

Most cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the A4000 IS which takes 175 battery life.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The Canon A4000 IS supports video capability, unlike 67% of cameras which do not support video capability.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the A4000 IS of 4x is pretty average compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 32% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a USB Connectivity

The Canon A4000 IS has a USB connectivity. 87% of cameras do not have a USB connectivity.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the A4000 IS of 0.435" is pretty typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 70% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The Canon A4000 IS's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is larger than average when compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 71% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon A4000 IS does not have an HDMI. 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The A4000 IS's flash recharging time of 10s is slower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the slowest 21% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. The average flash recharging time of all cameras is 5.6s, with the fastest being 1s and the slowest being 15s.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

Like most other cameras, the A4000 IS does not support Full HD video. 76% of digital cameras do not support Full HD video.

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Very Low Display Resolution

The Canon A4000 IS's display resolution of only 230,000 pixels is lower than 76% of all cameras when sorted by this feature. The average display resolution of all digital cameras is 620,000 pixels, with the lowest being 23,000 pixels and the highest being 6,300,000 pixels.

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Very Light

The weights of digital cameras range from 0.095kg to 1.3kg, and the average weight is 0.25kg. The A4000 IS's weight of only 0.13kg is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 67% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The A4000 IS has a wrist strap, which is unusual. 91% of digital cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 6149b001, canon 6150b001, canon 6148b001, canon 6152b001, canon 6151b001, canon a4000is, 6150b001aa

Barcodes:

00013803146240, 00013803146349, 00013803146363, 00013803146370, 00013803146387, 00033586894329, 00033586894497, 00115970995741, 00115970995765, 00138031463638, 00138031463706, 00138031463874, 00151903093078, 00151903415856, 00151903415870, 00163120770434, 00163120770458, 00182682376342, 00182682376359, 00182682376366, 00191120053813, 00610696375414, 00714574578545, 00714574579610, 00913803146342, 03610170839897, 03610170842903, 04960999842493, 04960999842547, 04960999842660

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