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Canon A4000IS

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Canon A4000IS

$202.96
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Canon PowerShot A4000IS 16.0 MP Digital Camera with 8x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom 28mm Wide-Angle Lens with 720p HD Video Recording and 3.0-Inch LCD (Blue) (OLD MODEL)
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Canon A4000 is Review

Representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Canon A4000 is number 260 across all digital cameras.
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Value for Money
Excellent
80
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Overall Score
Excellent

Why Has it Scored 81?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better cameras are available. View the latest digital cameras 2018.
This digital camera has some great features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
Bigger than average optical zoom
Has an image stabilizer
Average minimum aperture number
Intelligent and easy 8x zoom
28mm wide, 8x optical zoom
16.0 megapixels
Intelligent IS
Large 7.5 cm (3.0 ) LCD
Compact metal body
Smart auto (32 scenes)
HD movies (720p) with movie button
Help button
Fun and creative modes
Live view control, face detection

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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 g.

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Canon A4000 is In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product has mediocre features but at $177.97 it is in the cheapest 17% of cameras.

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Features

Average Megapixels

The Canon A4000 IS's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 52% 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 typical of many cameras.

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Bigger Than Average Optical Zoom

The A4000 IS's optical zoom of 8x is in the biggest 35% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The A4000 IS has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels digital camera, which is the most common 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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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 maximum ISO sensitivity of the Canon A4000 IS of only 1,600 is in the lowest 7% of all cameras when ranked by this feature. The average maximum ISO sensitivity of all cameras is 14,000, with the lowest being 200 and the highest being 820,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the Canon A4000 IS of 3 is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 28% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

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

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the A4000 IS of 4x is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the biggest 33% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Canon A4000 IS of 3" is pretty average compared to most other digital cameras. It is larger than 42% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 175 Battery Life

The Canon A4000 IS is a digital camera that takes 175 shots battery life.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The Canon A4000 IS supports a maximum still image resolution of 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The worst resolution of all cameras is 384 x 480 and the best is 6016 x 4016.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The A4000 IS's image sensor size of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 59% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The A4000 IS does not support Full HD video, although this is within the context that 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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

The minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of the A4000 IS of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 8% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The A4000 IS's maximum aperture number of 5.9 is in the largest 30% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

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

Barcodes:

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

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