Excerpt: use at work for taking picts of machine parts for ordering take batterys out uhen not useing because camera could sit idle for weeks pop baterys in next use goood to go don't have to keep charging.
Pros: Easy To Use, Fast/accurate auto-focus, Good Image Quality, Good Image Stabilization, Good in Low Light, Great Zoom, Large Clear LCD, Small / Compact
Summary: This camera looks great and has a good view screen. However, it did not come with a complete user manual. After opening the camera and only having a basic information sheet giving instructions on how to put the batteries, we discovered no operation manual, no connection cord to download pictures onto your computer and no memory card. It would have been nice to have known these things were also needed for this camera and that they were NOT included in the price.
Summary: I was looking for a camera that had the following criteria: Universal AA or AAA batteries (not proprietary Li-ion or other technologies), HD Video recording Lightweight, "easy to use" and not that many buttons, and inexpensive This camera meets my criteria. (1) Here's a further explanation of the battery issue: The problem with Li-ion batteries is that once a manufacture changes the battery pack and no longer makes the battery it becomes hard to find.
Summary: I bought this camera to take on an upcoming trip to Yellowstone. I need something small, but not too small, and lightweight. The digital display is a bit grainy, but the actual quality of the pictures seems to be good. Also, the older I get, the more trouble I have seeing small print and small screens, but this screen seems to be just the right size for my aging eyes.
Summary: the camera takes really great video. The directions are confusing, and the camera is not very easy to use. The picture quality is ok (I may not have figured out all the directions to get good picture quality though:) The price is great.
Summary: I needed a camera that does not Use rechargeable batteries. It auto detects macro, and my job requires that I photograph detail numbers, the detail is great. These low end digital cameras do a better job than the point and shoot ones at triple the cost. Perfect pics. No Learning curve.
We have had very good experience using the camera.
11 February 2014
Summary: The Cannon Power Shot A 1400 is a nice small camera that my wife can easily carry in her purse and takes very good qu8ality pictures. I like the USB port to move pictures to our computers without removing the SIM card.
Summary: I bought this camera with the intention of carrying it with me all the time. I never expected it to be the same quality as my DSLR, but wanted something portable, that if it got ruined, wouldn't make me cry. Best thing about this camera - a viewfinder. I've only printed out 4x6 photos so far, but the pic quality is just fine. Similar menus as my other Canon Cameras, so easy to get the hang of , even without a manual.