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Canon A2400 is

Canon A2400 IS
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A classic and good spec compact digital camera
Compact 16MP 5x Yes Feb 2014
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Canon A2400 is Review

With excellent reviews and very good features, we have ranked the Canon A2400 is number 781 across all digital cameras.
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Reviews
57 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
67
Age
4 Years Old
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has great user reviews but average expert reviews with an average overall rating of 76%, based on 57 reviews. Praktica cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
This digital camera is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2018.
Customers report it is easy to use, good picture quality and that it is a good size.
This Canon digital camera has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
4608 x 3456 pixels image resolution
DIGIC 4 image processor
Charge up and go!
More ways to get creative
Help you won't need help to find
A steady image is a beautiful image
Optical image stabilizer
Zoom in on wider, steadier shots
High resolution, highly advanced performance
Average optical zoom
IFrame
Dedicated movie button for easy video capture
Gorgeous HD video from your still camera
A smarter camera means better photos
PowerShot a2400 IS
A color just right for you
Very low maximum ISO sensitivity
Only 1280 x 720 pixels video resolution

What is This Digital Camera Best Used For?

63
Portrait Photography
Good
38
Landscape Photography
Mediocre
64
Everyday Photography
Good
52
Sports Photography
Average
54
Wildlife Photography
Average

Canon A2400 IS Video Reviews

How Big is the Canon A2400 IS?

The Canon A2400 IS is 94.4mm wide and 54.2mm tall. It is 20.1mm deep and weighs 0.126kg.

Canon A2400 IS front dimensions
Canon A2400 IS size in context

Canon A2400 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, Ephotozine, Cameras.co.uk and PC Mag this digital camera has an overall expert rating of 70 out of 100.

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Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 48 owner reviews the average owner rating of this digital camera is 87%. 25 reviewers (89% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Users Report That it is Easy to Use

11 customers mentioned in their reviews that this digital camera was easy to use.

Users Report Good Picture Quality

14 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was able to produce good images.

  • The price difference isn't worth sacrificing the image stabilization…
    Cnet.com August 2012
  • For a camera at this level it offers exceptional picture quality that the majority of similar priced digital cameras cannot match…
    Cameras.co.uk June 2012
  • Good photos and easy to use…
  • Very impressed! Image quality is really good for a cheap point…
  • It takes reasonable pictures, not exceptional quality…
    Tiggycat (Amazon) - October 2012
  • This is great little camera Good Quality all round photos and Video`s, Best buy of all cameras at this price range…
    Rod (Amazon) - November 2012
  • It takes very good clear pictures…
    D Brown (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Does the job for me without taking up much room, good image capability, easy download, slips in my top pocket…
    J. V. Wilks (Amazon) - February 2013
  • It took some brilliant pictures and does all that many much more expensive cameras do…
    Carmen (Amazon) - February 2013
  • Overall though it is a very nice camera that gives very clear pictures and that price really cant be sniffed at…

Very Good Brand

Based on 43,667 expert and owner reviews (including 8,978 verified purchases), Canon has very good reviews for its digital cameras. 96% of those that bought a Canon digital camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Customers Report That it is a Good Size

Four owners who bought it concluded that it was compact, two people mentioned in their reviews that the Canon A2400 IS was a good size and two customers who bought the product agreed that it was easy to carry around.

  • Brilliant size and fits in my pocket nicely without looking bulky…
  • For the average person, like me who likes a small compact camera to carry to take the occasional photo while out…
    Alan Jobling (Amazon) - December 2012
  • Easy to use handy size to keep in pocket good size screen rechargeable battery a big plus should be sold with a case…
    Deferg (Amazon) - November 2012
  • This camera is an ideal size to take out for snapping my favourite shots…
    Amazon Fan (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Extremely light and easy to use…
    EmmaGee (Amazon) - August 2012
  • New camera is neat, easy to carry in a coat pocket…
    F Crabtree (Amazon) - November 2012
  • For a compact camera…
    Jens (Amazon) - July 2013
  • >>>[This is where you will view the image captured by the lens.] Slim body in 4 colours…
    OldCynic (Amazon) - January 2013
  • Splendid compact digital camera at a real bargain price…
    Mitchell (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Great Compact…
    Mitchell (Amazon) - November 2012

Customers Report Good Lens Quality

Five people agreed that it had a good zoom and two people wrote that it had a good lens.

Users Report Excellent Battery Life

Two customers wrote in their reviews that it had a good battery life.

  • Easy to use handy size to keep in pocket good size screen rechargeable battery a big plus should be sold with a case…
    Deferg (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Battery life seems fine to me as well…

Users Report Superior Product Quality

Four customers who purchased the Canon A2400 IS thought it was good quality.

  • For a camera at this level it offers exceptional picture quality that the majority of similar priced digital cameras cannot match…
    Cameras.co.uk June 2012
  • Very impressed! Image quality is really good for a cheap point…
  • It takes reasonable pictures, not exceptional quality…
    Tiggycat (Amazon) - October 2012
  • This is great little camera Good Quality all round photos…
    Rod (Amazon) - November 2012
  • Usual Canon quality which is easy to operate…
    Calvin (Amazon) - February 2013

Users Report That it is Fairly Priced

12 people mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Excellent Design

Two owners wrote that the Canon A2400 IS was neat.

Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This digital camera has been on the market since February 2014.

Features

Average Megapixels

The megapixels of the A2400 IS of 16MP is pretty standard compared to most other cameras. It is in the highest 48% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Image Resolution

This digital camera has a maximum image resolution of 4608 x 3456 pixels, which is the most frequently found resolution on digital cameras.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the Canon A2400 IS of 5x is fairly average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 55% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Only 1280 X 720 Pixels Video Resolution

The Canon A2400 IS has a maximum video resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. That's 56% lower video resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels camera, which is the most frequently found resolution. The worst resolution of all digital cameras is 160 x 120 pixels and the best is 3840 x 3840 pixels. A video resolution of 1280 x 720 is known as "HD 720".

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the A2400 IS of 2.8 is relatively standard compared to most other cameras. It is larger than 34% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The A2400 IS has an image stabilizer. 78% of cameras also have an image stabilizer.

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Very Low Maximum ISO Sensitivity

The A2400 IS's maximum ISO sensitivity of only 1,600 is lower than 84% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Cameras have ISO sensitivities (max) of between 200 and 820,000, and the average maximum ISO sensitivity is 14,000.

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Very Light

The lightest digital camera is 50g , the heaviest is 1.5kg, and the average weight is 300g. The weight of the Canon A2400 IS of only 125g is lighter than average when compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lightest 19% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The A2400 IS has a built-in flash, as do 68% of cameras.

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Has a Touchscreen

The A2400 IS has a touchscreen, unlike 83% of cameras which do not have a touchscreen.

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Features Multi-Shot Function

The Canon A2400 IS features multi-shot function. 90% of cameras do not feature multi-shot function.

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Has a Wrist Strap

The A2400 IS has a wrist strap. 91% of cameras do not have a wrist strap.

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Only 640 X 480 Still Image Resolution

The highest still image resolution supported by the A2400 IS is 640 x 480. That's 90% lower still image resolution than a 1712 x 1712 camera, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by cameras. The resolution of all digital cameras ranges from 384 x 480 (worst) to 6016 x 4016 (best).

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Has an External Flash Connector

The A2400 IS has an external flash connector. 86% of cameras do not have an external flash connector.

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Supports Direct Printing

The Canon A2400 IS supports direct printing. 89% of cameras do not support direct printing.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon A2400 IS does not support Full HD video. 76% of cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon A2400 IS of 0.435" is relatively typical compared to most other cameras. It is bigger than 63% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 190 Battery Life

Most digital cameras take between 4 and 4,699 battery life, including the Canon A2400 IS which takes 190 battery life.

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Features Flash Exposure Compensation

The A2400 IS features flash exposure compensation, unlike 79% of digital cameras which do not feature flash exposure compensation.

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Very Low Display Resolution

Across all the cameras the display resolutions range from 23,000 pixels to 6,300,000 pixels, and the average display resolution is 620,000 pixels. The display resolution of the A2400 IS of only 230,000 pixels is lower than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lower than 79% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Bluetooth

Like most other cameras, the Canon A2400 IS does not feature bluetooth. 95% of digital cameras do not feature bluetooth.

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Has a Vari-Angle LCD Display

The Canon A2400 IS has a vari-angle LCD display, which is unusual. 83% of digital cameras do not have a vari-angle LCD display.

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Longer Than Average Minimum Focal Length (35mm Film Equiv)

The A2400 IS's minimum focal length (35mm film equiv) of 28mm is longer than average when compared to most other cameras. It is in the longest 9% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Have an HDMI

The Canon A2400 IS does not have an HDMI, although keep in mind that 55% of cameras also do not have an HDMI.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The A2400 IS does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that 69% of cameras also do not support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a GPS (satellite)

Like most other digital cameras, the A2400 IS does not have a GPS (satellite). 89% of cameras do not have a GPS (satellite).

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Features Face Detection

The A2400 IS features face detection, which is unusual. 88% of digital cameras do not feature face detection.

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Larger Than Average Maximum Aperture Number

The A2400 IS's maximum aperture number of 6.9 is in the largest 9% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Features Multi Burst Mode

The A2400 IS features multi burst mode, which is unusual. 87% of cameras do not feature multi burst mode.

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Average Digital Zoom

The digital zoom of the A2400 IS of 4x is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the biggest 38% of all cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Slower Than Average Flash Recharging Time

The flash recharging times of digital cameras range from 1s to 15s, and the average flash recharging time is 5.6s. The A2400 IS's flash recharging time of 10s is in the slowest 25% of all digital cameras when sorted by this feature.

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Very Light

The average weight of all cameras is 0.25kg, with the lightest being 0.095kg and the heaviest being 1.3kg. The Canon A2400 IS's weight of only 0.126kg is lighter than average when compared to most other cameras. It is lighter than 69% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Live View

The A2400 IS supports live view, unlike 83% of cameras which do not support live view.

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Supports Video Capability

video capability

The A2400 IS supports video capability, which is unusual. 67% of cameras do not support video capability.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The A2400 IS's display diagonal of only 2.7" is in the smallest 23% of all cameras when ordered by this feature. Across all the cameras the display diagonals range from 1" to 7.7", and the average display diagonal is 2.9".

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

canon 6183b001, canon 6190b001, canon 6188b001, canon 6189b001, 6189b012aa

Barcodes:

00013803146622, 00013803146639, 00013803146646, 00013803146653, 00151903416099, 00163120770564, 00182682376380, 00496100000000, 00714574578668, 04960999843360, 08714574578613, 08714574578637, 08714574578668, 08714574578675, 08714574578705, 08714574578712, 08714574587004, 08714574590127, 08714574590134

Frequently Asked Questions About the Canon A2400 IS

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