Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
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Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
24 July 2012
Summary: The Canon PowerShot A3400 IS will make you happy if you have a tight budget. But in all other respects, this camera does not count as a good one. For that there’s the same company’s other model, the A4000 IS. Which costs with $20 more than the version we reviewed.
Summary: Other than those differences, the A3400 IS is virtually identical to its A-series siblings, which deliver a 16-megapixel CCD image sensor, a 28mm (35mm equivalent) wide angle lens, 720p HD video recording, and Smart AUTO; a function which automatically chooses between 32 different shooting modes to...
Pros: Touch screen LCD eases menu navigation, Low price, 28mm wide angle lens, Optical image stabilization, Smart Auto selects settings from 32 predefined situations, High light sensitivity (up to ISO 1600), Dedicated movie button, 720p HD video recording, Face detect AE and WB
Cons: Low-resolution LCD, 5x optical zoom range can be limiting, Video quality diminishes with use of digital zoom, Touch screen swiping is sticky, Battery life could be better
Summary: The Canon PowerShot A3400 is the mid-range A Series PowerShot for 2012, but it has one unusual feature that sets it apart from its stablemates - a 3 inch touch screen. Until now if you wanted a touch screen Canon compact you had to look to the up market IXUS range, the A3400 IS brings touch screen...
Pros: 3 inch touch-screen., 5x stabilised optical zoom., Small and slim, light and sleek., 16 Megapixel Sensor., Dedicated help button.
Cons: Poor High ISO noise performance., No optical zoom while in movie mode., Poor continuous shooting performance.
Summary: We enjoyed using the Canon PowerShot A3400 IS. Its diminutive size meant we could just slip it in a pocket when we weren't using it and not worry about it getting in the way. The screen is nice and bright but we think it makes pictures look a bit nicer than they are on a computer screen so keep an...
Summary: The camera is priced in India at a street price of Rs.9,695. This camera looks really good and does not resemble a camera priced in the sub-Rs.10,000 category. As for the features, the touch sensitive screen can be a useful addition as one can find accessibility through the interface quick and...
Excerpt: The A3400 IS was launched in February 2012 as part of Canon's range of PowerShot cameras, as well as the A810, A1300, A2300 and A2400 IS. It is available in black, bronze, pink and white for around £120.00.
Pros: Built-in help guide, Available in a good range of colours, Good creative modes, Images have really good colour reproduction, Easy to use
Cons: Only 720p HD video recording, No fast continuous shooting, Image detail isn't sufficient for large prints, Screen difficult to see in bright conditions
Summary: • Comes with convincing 16 megapixels • Boasts of 5x optical zoom • Due to the touchscreen of these cameras, you are provided with the option of utilizing the screen to focus on an area that requires to be shot and also touch to capture • Comes with an inbuilt image stabilizer that helps the user to...
Pros: Comes with convincing 16 megapixels , Boasts of 5x optical zoom , Due to the touchscreen of these cameras, you are provided with the option of utilizing the screen to focus on an area that requires to be shot and also touch to capture , Comes with an inbuilt image stabilizer that helps the user t...
Cons: Dismal low-light performance , Slow to start up and recycle , Excessive noise reduction , Limited to digital zoom during video recording
Conclusion: Si estás buscando una cámara sencilla, fácil de operar, con buena calidad y a un precio justo, esta Canon es ideal para eso. No solo podrás tomar fotos de tu vida sino también videos en alta definición.
Pros: La calidad de las imágenes. El diseño bien cuidado. La cantidad de efectos disponibles. Capacidad de impresión directa.
Cons: Podría grabar en Full HD y tener salida HDMI para televisiones de alta definición. La pila podría durar más para tener más disparos.