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Canon PowerShot SX400 is

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$88.00 $69.00 cheaper than 57 days ago
A good value for money and fairly highly rated 16 megapixel 30 times zoom factor digital camera
Bridge 16MP 30x Yes Dec 2015
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Canon PowerShot SX400 is Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very good reviews, we have ranked the Canon PowerShot SX400 is number 460 across all digital cameras.
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Overall Score
58
Average

Why Has it Scored 58?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews. 83% of buyers recommended this digital camera to others.
At over a year old this digital camera is slightly out of date, and newer cameras with more up to date technology are available. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report is easy to use, good picture quality and that it is reasonably priced.
This digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
1" image sensor size
Fairly big optical zoom
Only 190 battery life (CIPA standard)
Very small digital zoom

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant digital cameras, we have concluded that it is very good for portrait photography, ranking number 9999999 in portrait photography cameras. However mediocre for landscape photography, ranking number 9999999 in landscape photography cameras as well being mediocre for everyday photography, ranking number 9999999 in everyday photography cameras.
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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes up. The price has dropped from $157 to $88 in the last 57 days. You may want to consider buying now before the price goes back up.
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Canon PowerShot SX400 IS Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon PowerShot SX400 IS?

The Canon PowerShot SX400 IS is 104.4mm wide and 80.1mm tall. It is 69.1mm deep and weighs 313g.

Canon PowerShot SX400 IS front dimensions

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Canon PowerShot SX400 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

Based on nine expert reviews from sites including Camera Labs, PC Mag, digitalcamerareview.com and zoom.nl this Canon camera has an average expert rating of 69%.

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Good Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this digital camera on average 85 out of 100. Over 77% of reviewers gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars and 83% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report it is Easy to Use

13 people who reviewed this digital camera considered that it was easy to use and two people agreed that the product was comfortable and easy to hold.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

20 owners who purchased this digital camera thought it was able to produce good images.

  • It does make for a comfortable shooting experience…
  • Considering the price and its super zoom capability it could be the right choice for people looking for a camera that produces detailed images in day and night…
    Pcquest.com April 2015
  • Excellent design and takes awesome pictures.
  • Its very good for taking simple photos…
  • Otherwise, this takes a great photo…
  • The photos are clear…
  • It takes great pictures and has good zoom capabilities…
  • Nice picture quality Very handy, small & compact…
  • Easy function! We bought this camera to take with us on a trip overseas to visit the grandchildren and couldn't be happier! Unlike our old camera, this piece takes clear and crisp images both by day and night! It has a lot of features that we're still learning how to use! We especially liked that the camera can get gorgeous pictures of the kids even as they go swinging on the swings…
  • Very good product and clear pictures…
    James Htwe (Amazon) - August 2015

Canon Has Excellent Camera Reviews

We checked 33,726 owner and expert reviews (including 6,880 verified purchases) for Canon cameras and found that on average Canon has excellent ratings. We also found that Canon has excellent ratings specifically within its cameras range. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

Six owners considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two owners mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was good looking.

  • Canon seems to have produced another product which is likely to be well liked by those that are in the market for a large zoom, bridge camera style compact camera…
  • Excellent design and takes awesome pictures.
  • Easy function! We bought this camera to take with us on a trip overseas to visit the grandchildren and couldn't be happier! Unlike our old camera, this piece takes clear and crisp images both by day and night! It has a lot of features that we're still learning how to use! We especially liked that the camera can get gorgeous pictures of the kids even as they go swinging on the swings…

Customers Report it is a Good Size

Three customers who purchased the product considered that it was compact.

  • Canon seems to have produced another product which is likely to be well liked by those that are in the market for a large zoom, bridge camera style compact camera…
  • Nice picture quality Very handy, small & compact…
  • Nice and compact with a large range of features & options…
    S (Amazon) - October 2015

Customers Report Good Technical Features

Two customers who purchased it concluded that it had good features.

  • Easy function! We bought this camera to take with us on a trip overseas to visit the grandchildren and couldn't be happier! Unlike our old camera, this piece takes clear and crisp images both by day and night! It has a lot of features that we're still learning how to use! We especially liked that the camera can get gorgeous pictures of the kids even as they go swinging on the swings…
  • Simple features and easy to use…

Users Report Good Product Quality

Two customers who reviewed it agreed that it was good quality.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Six people mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good zoom.

  • Canon seems to have produced another product which is likely to be well liked by those that are in the market for a large zoom, bridge camera style compact camera…
  • Considering the price and its super zoom capability it could be the right choice for people looking for a camera that produces detailed images in day…
    Pcquest.com April 2015
  • The zoom lens was most helpful also…
  • Zoom is not the best…
  • It takes great pictures and has good zoom capabilities…
  • Also the extending lens when fully out leans to the left so it will not line up with the subject of the picture without moving the camera to one side…
  • Brilliant camera, zoom is great…
  • It's a wonderful camera with a great zoom, easy to set up…
    Nuncia (Walmart.com) - September 2015

Value For Money

Cheap

We checked 417 digital cameras and they range in price from $29 to $6,895. We think that this camera represents good value compared to other digital cameras.

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Cheaper in the United States Than Overseas

We checked 22 other countries for prices for the Canon PowerShot SX400 IS and the United States price of $88.00 was the cheapest. The cheapest price that we could find overseas was in the United Kingdom where the price is £133.09 ($133.09).

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Features

Average Megapixel

With a megapixel of 16 megapixels, the PowerShot SX400 IS has a pretty standard megapixel compared to most of the other cameras.

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Average Weight

The PowerShot SX400 IS has a relatively standard weight (313 grams) compared to most of the other digital cameras.

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1" Image Sensor Size

This camera has a 1|1/2.3" image sensor size, which is the most frequently found image sensor size on cameras.

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Fairly Big Optical Zoom

The PowerShot SX400 IS has one of the bigger optical zooms (30 times zoom factor) amongst cameras of this age. The average optical zoom of cameras is 12x.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon PowerShot SX400 IS has a built-in flash. Most of the other cameras also have a built-in flash.

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Average Display Diagonal

The PowerShot SX400 IS has a relatively standard display diagonal (3 inches) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Only 190 Battery Life (CIPA Standard)

The Canon PowerShot SX400 IS is a camera that takes 190 shots battery life (CIPA standard). Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life (CIPA standard).

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4608 X 3456 Still Image Resolution

The PowerShot SX400 IS has a 4608 x 3456 still image resolution(s) which is higher than the 640 x 480 still image resolution(s) found on most cameras. This camera also have still image resolution(s) of 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 3456, 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 3264 x 2176, 2448 x 2448, 3264 x 1832, 2048 x 1536, 1536 x 1536, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 424 and 480 x 480 and 640 x 360. Cameras still image resolution(s) range from S: (3:2) 2496 x 1664 / (16:9) 2496 x 1408 / (1:1) 1664 x 1664 (worst) to 6016 x 4000 (best).

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The PowerShot SX400 IS has an image stabilizer, as do most of the other cameras.

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Has a Carrying Case

The PowerShot SX400 IS has a carrying case. Most of the other cameras also have a carrying case.

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Very Small Digital Zoom

At only 4 times zoom factor, the PowerShot SX400 IS has a fairly small digital zoom compared to most of the other cameras. The smallest digital zoom of digital cameras is 0.72x and the biggest is 810x.

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Quite Long Maximum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The shortest maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of digital cameras is 2.3mm and the longest is 2,000mm. With a maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 720 millimeters, the PowerShot SX400 IS has a quite long maximum focal length (35mm film equiv) compared to most of the other cameras.

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Quite Slow Flash Recharging Time

At 10 seconds, the PowerShot SX400 IS has a very slow flash recharging time compared to most of the other cameras. The average flash recharging time of cameras is 5.5s.

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Quite Short Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

With a minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of only 24 millimeters, the PowerShot SX400 IS has one of the shorter minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) amongst digital cameras of this age. The minimum focal lengths (35mm film equiv) of cameras range from 2.3mm to 75mm, and the average minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) is 26mm.

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Age

Released 19 Months Ago

It was December 2015 when Canon released the PowerShot SX400 IS.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon pssx400is, canon sx400isbk, canon sx400kb3, canon sx400kb5, canon sx400kb2, canon 6353b001, canon sx400kb1, canon sx400kb4, canon 9545b001
Barcodes 00013803244250, 00013803244274, 00138032442502, 00138032442748, 00616348038089, 00616348038096, 00616348038102, 00616348038119, 00616348038126, 00616639727104, 00845251080247, 00845251080261, 04549292016390, 04549292016444, 05054230900673

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