Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
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This was a replacement for a camera that I dropped - quick & easy to use
Carlotta Christensen, Amazon
12 May 2014
Summary: I had a camera just like this before, but I dropped it. This camera takes good pictures for a small, inexpensive camera. I really like that I can carry it in my purse or pocket. It is quick & easy to use! I've happy with my purchase! :) This time I bought the 2 yr. insurance for approx. $10, in case I drop my new camera.
Summary: This is an asbolutely nothing special but very solid point and shoot camera. The power on time is excellent but the time between shots can take several seconds- not great for fast moving objects/animals/people. Quality is great in the daytime, but nighttime or low light shots suffer without a stabilizer like a tripod- noise and blurriness creep on fast as light diminishes.
Excerpt: It's tiny, well-made, and runs CHDK nicely... and cost me under $100 when I bought a little fleet for the students in my "Cameras as Computing Systems" course. Issues? Sure: (1) No aperture. It's essentially diffraction limited wide open, and it does have an ND filter, but I'd still prefer a little aperture control. (2) Wide end of zoom is much wider ...
Summary: Sooo this little camera was great...for about 6 month and then out of no where it was giving me screen error and then would shut off automatically. Yes I was annoyed. We were in the middle of a 2 week road trip when this happened...so no documentation of the trips second half. Anyway, I called Cannon and they told me to send it back for a repair/replacement.
Summary: I was looking for something to replace my old Fuji 3800 FinePix which has 3 megapixels and 6X optical zoom. The Fuji actually takes very sharp pictures (primary reason is its low, non-adjustable ISO setting of 100), but it's a bit bulky. I wanted something compact that I could put in my shirt pocket and didn't cost much, yet had reasonable zoom and took pics at least equal to the Fuji's quality. I think I found it in the Canon A4000.