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Canon A4000 IS
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Canon A4000 is Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16.1MP 8x Feb 2012
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Excellent brand
Fairly large display diagonal
Does not support Full HD video

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Reviews

Excellent Brand

Based on 34,085 expert and user reviews (including 1,378 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its digital cameras. Canon also 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.


Display

Fairly Large Display Diagonal

Across all the digital cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera the display diagonals range from 2" to 4.8", and the average display diagonal is 2.9". At 3 inches, the A4000 IS has a fairly large display diagonal compared to most of the other digital cameras of this age and type.

There are a number of other 3" screen cameras currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the HX100V both from Sony or the Nikon L120.

If you are looking for a digital camera with a larger display diagonal then you might also want to look at the Df ($1,995.95) (3.2"), or the D4 ($4,299.99) (3.2") both from Nikon which is also higher rated.

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Fairly Wide Field of View

Across all the digital cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera the field of views range from 95% to 100%, and the average field of view is 99%. At 100 percent, the A4000 IS has a fairly wide field of view compared to most of the other cameras that were released more than two years ago.

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Other Features

Supports Video Capability

supports video capability

The Canon A4000 IS supports video capability. Most of the other cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera also support video capability.

We compared all the other digital cameras which support video capability to this digital camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Nikon Coolpix S8200 ($499) which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The Canon A4000 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera also have a built-in flash.

We compared all the other cameras with a built-in flash to this camera and we think the Sony SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, and the Olympus E-PL5 + M.ZUIKO ED 14‑42mm which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The A4000 IS has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The A4000 IS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera.

Alternative cameras with an image stabilizer currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Nikon L120, or the Panasonic DMC-TZ30EF-W ($375.99).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon A4000 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than most cameras of a similar spec and age to it. Most cameras that came out around the same time as it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). This Canon camera also have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The worst still image resolution of all medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this digital camera is 640 x 360 and the best is 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 typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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1/2.3"" Optical Sensor Size

This digital camera has a 1/2.3" optical sensor size, which is typical of many medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for a comparable time to it. 6.17 x 4.55mm.

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Memory

Quite Big Internal Memory

When compared to other similar spec cameras that have been around for more than two years, the Canon A4000 IS's internal memory of 4,096 megabytes is one of the biggest. The smallest internal memory of medium megapixel digital cameras that were released around the same time as this digital camera is 8MB, the biggest is 8GB, and the average internal memory is 220MB.

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Ports & Interfaces

Features Connection to PC

The A4000 IS features connection to PC. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also feature connection to PC.

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Supports PictBridge

The Canon A4000 IS supports PictBridge. Most of the other cameras of this age and type also support PictBridge.

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Camera

Features Histogram

The Canon A4000 IS features histogram. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and type also feature histogram.

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Packaging Content

Has a Battery Charger Included

The A4000 IS has a battery charger included. Most of the other cameras of a comparable type and age to this camera also have a battery charger included.

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Has an AC Adapter Included

The A4000 IS has an AC adapter included. Most of the other similar spec cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this camera also have an AC adapter included.

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Audio

Features Voice Recording

The A4000 IS features voice recording. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera also feature voice recording.

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Has a Built-In Microphone

The Canon A4000 IS has a built-in microphone, as do most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as this digital camera.

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Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The A4000 IS 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 cameras of a similar spec and age to this digital camera. 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 best video resolution of all digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 1920 x 1080 pixels and the worst is 320 x 120 pixels.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The A4000 IS does not support Full HD video. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this camera also do not support Full HD video.

Other digital cameras which also support Full HD video that you might also want to consider include the SLT-A35Y + DT 18-55mm + DT 55-200mm, or the SLT-A57Y both from Sony or the Olympus OM-D E-M10 which also has a higher rating.

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Battery

Only 175 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

Most cameras of this age and spec take between 105 and 1,499 battery life (CIPA standard), including the Canon A4000 IS which takes 175 battery life (CIPA standard).

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Lens System

Quite Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28 millimeters, the Canon A4000 IS has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this camera. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of similar spec digital cameras that have been on the market for around the same time as this camera range from 4.5mm to 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

At 4 times zoom factor, the A4000 IS has a pretty average digital zoom compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this camera.

Other 4x digital zoom cameras currently available which you might also want to look at include the Nikon L120, or the Canon SX150 IS which has better reviews.

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Average Optical Zoom

The Canon A4000 IS has a relatively average optical zoom (8 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this digital camera.

Cameras with a bigger optical zoom that might be worth considering include the Panasonic DMC-SZ9 (10x) which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this Canon digital camera was released.


Weight & Dimensions

Average Weight

With a weight of 130 grams, the A4000 IS has a pretty typical weight compared to most of the other comparable spec cameras that have been on the market for a similar time to this digital camera.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 6151b001, canon 6149b001, canon 6148b001, canon 6150b001, canon 6152b001, canon a4000is, canon zoom4x, 6150b001aa
Barcodes 00013803146240, 00013803146349, 00013803146363, 00013803146370, 00013803146387, 00033586894497, 00115970995765, 00138031463638, 00138031463706, 00138031463874, 00151903093078, 00151903415870, 00163120770434, 00182682376342, 00182682376366, 00610696375414, 00714574578545, 00714574579610, 03610170839897, 03610170842903, 04960999842547, 08714574578460, 08714574578477, 08714574578507, 08714574578514, 08714574578545, 08714574578552, 08714574578583, 08714574578590, 08714574579610

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