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Canon A4000 is

buy-n-shoot.com Gold PhotographyBlog.com Highly Recommended
A multi award winning compact digital camera with average features
Compact 16MP 8x Yes Nov 2012
Camera Type Megapixels Optical Zoom Image Stabilizer Release Date

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Canon A4000 is Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Canon A4000 is number 822 across all digital cameras.
73
214 Reviews + 2 Awards
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Average Features
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4 Years Old
Overall Score
40
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 41?

It has very good user reviews but ok expert reviews with an average overall rating of 73%, based on 214 reviews. This digital camera has received two awards including a "Highly Recommended" from PhotographyBlog.com and a "Gold" from Buy-N-Shoot.com. Canon cameras also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer cameras with better features are available. However this Canon digital camera has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest cameras 2017.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, excellent product quality and it is a good size.
The A4000 is has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Has an image stabilizer
Has a built-in flash
Very low ISO sensitivity (max)
Only 175 battery life

Canon A4000 IS Video Reviews


How Big is the Canon A4000 IS?

The Canon A4000 IS is 95.3mm wide and 56.3mm tall. It is 24.3mm deep and weighs g.

Canon A4000 IS front dimensions

Canon A4000 IS size in context

Canon A4000 is In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Two Industry Awards

This digital camera received a "Highly Recommended" award from review site PhotographyBlog.com, confirming their endorsement and it received a "Gold" award from review website Buy-N-Shoot.com.

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on 24 expert reviews from sites including PhotographyBlog.com, Ephotozine, Expert Reviews and Techradar the average expert rating of this camera is 64%. If all the digital cameras are ranked by average expert review score then this Canon camera is in the bottom 12%.

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Owner Reviews Are Good

Based on 190 owner reviews the average owner rating of this camera is 88%. 97 reviewers (83% of all reviewers) gave this camera either 4 or 5 stars.

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Customers Report That it is Fairly Priced

15 customers who bought it considered that it was good value for money.

Customers Report Good Product Quality

14 customers who reviewed this digital camera reckoned that it was good quality.

Users Report it is a Good Size

10 people who bought it agreed that it was compact, two owners who purchased it agreed that it was a good body shape and two owners who reviewed this digital camera wrote that it was lightweight.

Customers Report it is Easy to Use

26 people who purchased the Canon A4000 IS concluded that it was easy to use and two owners said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

30 owners said in their reviews that it was able to produce good images, two customers who reviewed this digital camera concluded that it had a good picture resolution and two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good in low light.

Users Report Good Lens Quality

Seven people concluded that the Canon A4000 IS had a good zoom.

  • It features a high resolution and a long zoom…
    CNET.co.uk August 2012
  • Compared to a lot of other digital cameras available for a similar price that is quite a generous amount of zoom…
    Cameras.co.uk August 2012
  • BRILLIANT CAMERA JUST WHAT WE WANTED QUALITY PRODUCT EASY TO USE GOOD LOOKING LOVELY CLEAR PICTURES EVEN ON FULL ZOOM RECHARGEABLE BATTERY HAS LONG USE TIME GOOD SERVICE…
    John (Amazon.co.uk) - September 2012
  • This one has a larger digital display and more powerful zoom…
    Sue (Amazon) - April 2013
  • A good image stabiliser…
    Hod Carrier (Amazon) - December 2013
  • A great camera, love the zoom, so much better than the bog standard camera…
    Ddeetee (Amazon.co.uk) - November 2012
  • Excellent zoom and plenty of storage…
  • Easy to use, even for my wife! Useful zoom and good video button…

Excellent Brand

Based on 35,686 user and expert reviews (including 7,145 verified purchases), Canon has excellent ratings for its cameras. Canon also has excellent ratings specifically for its digital cameras compared to other manufacturers. 96% of those that bought a Canon camera would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Good Video Capture

Four customers wrote in their reviews that it was good for video recording.

Customers Report it is Robust

Two customers who reviewed the product considered that it was well made.

Customers Report Excellent Technical Features

Three people agreed that the Canon A4000 IS had good features.

Customers Report a Good Screen / Viewfinder

Six customers said that the product had a good screen.

Customers Report Nice Design

Three people who reviewed this digital camera thought it was good looking and three customers thought it was neat.

Users Report Good Battery Life

Three people who bought it reckoned that it had a good battery life.


Features

Average Megapixels

The A4000 IS's sensor megapixels of 16MP is fairly standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the lowest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Optical Zoom

The optical zoom of the A4000 IS of 8x is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has an Image Stabilizer

The Canon A4000 IS has an image stabilizer, as do 77% of digital cameras.

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Very Low ISO Sensitivity (max)

The Canon A4000 IS's ISO sensitivity (max) of only 1,600 is in the lowest 6% of all digital cameras when ordered by this feature. The lowest ISO sensitivity (max) of cameras is 200, the highest is 820,000, and the average ISO sensitivity (max) is 14,000.

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Average Minimum Aperture Number

The minimum aperture number of the A4000 IS of 3 is fairly typical compared to most other cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Has a Built-In Flash

built-in flash

The Canon A4000 IS has a built-in flash. 66% of digital cameras also have a built-in flash.

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4608 X 3456 Pixels Still Image Resolution

This camera supports a still image resolution of 4608 x 3456|4608 x 2592|3264 x 2448|1600 x 1200|640 x 480 pixels, which is typical of many digital cameras.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the A4000 IS of 3" is relatively average compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all digital cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Average Image Sensor Size

The image sensor size of the Canon A4000 IS of 0.435" is fairly typical compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ordered by this feature.

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Average Digital Zoom

The Canon A4000 IS's digital zoom of 4x is pretty standard compared to most other digital cameras. It is in the smallest 1% of all cameras when ranked by this feature.

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Only 175 Battery Life

The A4000 IS is a camera that takes 175 shots battery life. Most of the other cameras take between 100 and 4,699 battery life.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Canon A4000 IS does not support Full HD video. 75% of digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This camera was released in November 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers canon 6150b001, canon 6151b001, canon 6149b001, canon 6148b001, canon 6152b001, canon a4000is
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