Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
Showing 1-10 of 79
replacement for identical camera
Isabelle and Maizy "ferrets", Amazon
29 May 2014
Summary: Grandma is 85 now and finally switched from 35mm to this model of digital camera. She liked this camera because it was easy to operate. She didn't want anything fancy. "Just the basics, that's all I need". She had this same model a little over a year when I think it got dropped with the lens out and it broke. When you turned it on, it would shut off right away.
Summary: I replaces my old Canon with this new PowerShot. I think I like it but I don't love it yet. Maybe I will. It has an ease is use especially the video button. Although the video will not appear to be clear when you zoom in. The pictures are not as sharp as I would think 16MP should be. It's hard to change the settings to what might be appropriate and the touch screen could be a little intrusive while in use.
Summary: I took this with me when I did some traveling in Africa. In the Sahara in a sandstorm the lens got kind of messed up but probably just because the sand gets everywhere, I'm still scraping it out of me in the shower....but it served me well for most normal conditions. for the price I don't think you will find a better camera.
Summary: Loved it, it was a fine camera. Not perfect or anything, but I'm a kid and was traveling so I didn't want to carry around an SLR. It got stolen, though...this time I think I might get an SLR, but really did like this little compact one. The pics were pretty clear and zoomed up nicely. Really good price and quality.
Summary: Nice little handy camera... I've gotten spoiled with my full size though. Honestly for the majority of my "daily" picture taking purposes, this works fine... when I am going to go out and really try to shoot some bigger shots (buildings, monuments, large groups) I'll still break out the big guns, but again, considering the price, design and intended use... I'll definately keep it. It is a little slow with the flash to bang...
Summary: She seems to like it overall. I got it so she could take relatively close pictures of the various things she bakes. It came in very handy on vacation, though it won't shoot too well through a window of a moving car. It does take being dropped fairly well, as we unfortunately but happily discovered. The menu selections and operation seem to be pretty decent also and this has been a very well-received and highly functional gift thus far.