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Canon Powershot A4000 IS Digital Camera

16 Megapixels16 MegapixelsStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.720p HD Video: 1280 x 720 resolution or more but less than 1920 x 1080.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Digital Camera Description

The Canon Powershot A4000 IS is a Ultra-Compact Digital Camera with a 1/2.3" sensor. Its 16 Megapixels CCD sensor offers an ISO 100-1600 sensitivity range which is expandable to ISO 100-1600. With 16 MP of resolution, sharp prints are possible up to at 240 DPI.

A builtin Image Stabilization mechanism allows the Canon Powershot A4000 IS to compensate for camera shake.

This camera features a mechanic shutter that can expose for 1/2000 to 15s. With a fastest shutter-speed of 1/2000, fast action can easily be frozen. Night photography is possible using this digital camera due to its long exposure capability.

Canon Powershot A4000 IS

The Canon Powershot A4000 IS features a Contrast-Detect AF system.

This camera does not feature any seals to protect it against adverse weather, dust and moisture. Care must be taken, just like with most electronics. There is no viewfinder on the Canon Powershot A4000 IS and no provision to add one.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot A4000 IS
Sensor 16 Megapixels CCD Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
Stabilization Built-In Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 1600 Shutter-Speed 1/2000 - 15s
Lens28 - 224mm F/3 - 5.9 / 8Mininum Focus1cm (w) / 1m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual FocusN / A
Filter Diameter Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type None Viewfinder Size
Display Attachment Fixed Display Size 230K Pixels 3" LCD 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesAuto Scene Modes12Portrait, Low Light, Fisheye, Miniature, Toy Camera, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Discreet
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 0.8 FPS, Unlimited JPEG *2.7 FPS at reduced resolution. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, Face-Detect, 1-10 shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports
Built-In Flash Yes, 3 - 2m (W-T) Flash Sync
Video Capture 1280x720 @ 25 FPS 16:9 Sound Input
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS No
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 175 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2012-02-07, DiscontinuedYES Construction Standard
Size 96 x 57 x 25mm (W x H x D) Weight 145g

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Canon A4000 IS Highlights


Ultra-Compact digital camera

Sensor-Size: 6 x 5mm

1/2.3" Sensor

Actual size when viewed at 100 DPI

16 Megapixels Ultra CompactISO 100-1600
8X Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/2000-15s
Built-in StabilizationCustom white-balance
0.8 FPS Drive, Unlimited ImagesSpot-Metering
1280x720 @ 25 FPS Video RecordingLithium-Ion Battery
3" LCD 230K PixelsSecure Digital Extended Capacity
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