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Canon PowerShot A1400
Canon PowerShot A1400
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Canon PowerShot A1400 Digital Camera

Compact Camera 16MP 5x Feb 2014
Camera Type Megapixel Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date
Two industry awards
Good quality pictures
Difficult to use
12 Reviews + 2 Awards
PC Mag Editor's Choice besteproduct.nl 4 Star

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Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This camera received an "Editor's Choice" award from review websites PC Mag who concluded that this medium megapixel camera was superb.

The editor of one more expert review site wrote that this medium megapixel camera was good. This camera received a "4 Star" award from Besteproduct.nl.

Average Expert Reviews

Six experts from sites including PC Mag, IT Reviews.com, Chip.de and letsgodigital.org/es/ have rated this camera on average 73%.

Canon Cameras Have Excellent Reviews

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


Packaging Content

Has an AC Adapter Included

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has an AC adapter included. Most of the other digital cameras of this age and spec also have an AC adapter included.

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Flash

Fairly Slow Flash Recharging Time

With a flash recharging time of 10 seconds, the PowerShot A1400 has a quite slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera. The fastest flash recharging time of digital cameras that were released more than two years ago is 3s, the slowest is 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.5s.

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Design

Difficult to Use

One owner said in their reviews that the product was not easy to handle.


Video

1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The highest video resolution supported by the Canon PowerShot A1400 is 1280 x 720 pixels. That's over three times the video resolution of a 640 x 480 pixels camera, which is the most common video resolution supported by cameras of this age and spec. 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). Cameras of this age and type video resolutions range from 320 x 120 pixels (worst) to 1920 x 1080 pixels (best).

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Audio

Has a Built-In Microphone

The PowerShot A1400 has a built-in microphone. Most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and spec to this camera also have a built-in microphone.

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Lens System

Quite Small Maximum Aperture Number

The biggest maximum aperture number of comparable spec digital cameras that were released around the same time as this camera is 2.5, the smallest is 38, and the average maximum aperture number is 7.4. The PowerShot A1400 has a quite small maximum aperture number (6.9) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for a comparable time to this digital camera.

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Quite Small Minimum Aperture Number

The PowerShot A1400 has a fairly small minimum aperture number (only 2.8) compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been on the market for more than two years. The average minimum aperture number of digital cameras of this spec and age is 3.4, and the minimum aperture numbers range from 1.7 to 22.

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Very Small Optical Zoom

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has a fairly small optical zoom (only 5 times zoom factor) compared to most of the other similar spec digital cameras that were launched more than two years ago. Medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have optical zooms of between 0.34x and 65x, and the average optical zoom is 14x.

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Fairly Long Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

At 28 millimeters, the Canon PowerShot A1400 has a fairly long minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other digital cameras of a comparable age and type to this camera. Medium megapixel digital cameras that were released more than two years ago have minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of between 4.5mm and 40mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Average Digital Zoom

With a digital zoom of 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot A1400 has a fairly average digital zoom compared to most of the other digital cameras of this type and age.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports PictBridge

The PowerShot A1400 supports PictBridge. Most of the other similar spec cameras that are a comparable age to this camera also support PictBridge.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon PowerShot A1400 does not have an HDMI. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that came out more than two years ago do have an HDMI.

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Viewfinder

Fairly High Magnification

Across all the cameras of this type and age the magnifications range from 0.17x to 20x. At 10 times zoom factor, the PowerShot A1400 has a quite high magnification compared to most of the other digital cameras of this spec and age.

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Good Quality Pictures

One customer who reviewed the product mentioned that it was able to produce good images. Pcmag.com mentioned on expert review site PC Mag “Canon's PowerShot A1400 is a capable, easy-to-use point-and-shoot camera that can capture sharp images in good light” in their review of the Canon PowerShot A1400.


Camera

Supports Live View

The PowerShot A1400 supports live view, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been available for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Features Histogram

The PowerShot A1400 features histogram. Most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that are a comparable age to this digital camera also feature histogram.

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Display

Quite Wide Field of View

The average field of view of digital cameras of this age and type is 99%, and the field of views range from 95% to 100%. With a field of view of 100 percent, the PowerShot A1400 has one of the wider field of views amongst comparable spec cameras of this age.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the cameras of a similar spec and age to this camera the display diagonals range from 2" to 4.8". At only 2.7 inches, the PowerShot A1400 has a fairly small display diagonal compared to most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a similar time to this camera.

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Quite Low Display Resolution (numeric)

The lowest display resolution (numeric) of medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for a comparable time to this digital camera is 230 pixels and the highest is 1,300,000 pixels. With a display resolution (numeric) of only 230,000 pixels, the PowerShot A1400 has one of the lower display resolutions (numeric) amongst cameras of this age.

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Other Features

Has a Built-In Flash

has a built-in flash

The PowerShot A1400 has a built-in flash, as do most of the other medium megapixel digital cameras that have been around for around the same time as this digital camera.

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Has a USB 2.0 Port

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has a USB 2.0 port. Most of the other digital cameras of a similar age and type to this digital camera also have a USB 2.0 port.

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Picture Quality

Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has an image stabilizer. Most of the other cameras of a similar type and age to this camera also have an image stabilizer.

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The Canon PowerShot A1400 has a higher still image resolution than most cameras that came out more than two years ago. This Canon digital camera has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s), whereas most cameras of a comparable spec and age to it have a 640 x 480 still image resolution(s). In addition, this Canon camera have still image resolution(s) of 1600 x 1200, 2304 x 1728 and 3264 x 2448 and 4608 x 2592. The best still image resolution of all digital cameras that came out more than two years ago is 4928 x 3264 and the worst is 640 x 360.

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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 digital cameras of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it was compact. One owner who purchased it concluded that it was lightweight. Four years ago Steves-Digicams.com wrote in their review of this digital camera on Steve's Digicams “The lightweight plast”.

Average Weight

With a weight of 126 grams, the PowerShot A1400 has a relatively standard weight compared to most of the other digital cameras that have been around for more than two years.

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Power

Good Battery Life

One owner who reviewed this digital camera mentioned that it had a good battery life.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2017 when this camera was released.


Product Identifiers

Barcodes 00013803207095, 00138032070958, 08714574596969
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