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PowerShot A400 Silver
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With a digital camera all the pictures you make are stored digitally, which means you can instantly view a picture after you have taken it and take as many pictures as you like, without having to buy new films all the time. It is easy to download the pictures from your camera to your computer, either at home or at the shop and edit them before printing. Once they are on your computer, you can easily share your pics with the rest of the world by putting them on-line, or e-mailing them to friends.
digital cameras
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Included since: 19 Feb 2007
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Info modified on: 19 Dec 2012 15:00:59
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Long product name Canon PowerShot A400 Silver:
The short editorial description of Canon PowerShot A400 Silver
PowerShot A400 Silver

Marketing text Canon PowerShot A400 Silver

The official marketing text of Canon PowerShot A400 Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
- Easy to use
- 3.2 Megapixel sensor & 2.2x optical zoom
- Canon Visionary Technology
- 12 shooting modes
- 9-point AiAF
- VGA movies with sound
- PictBridge/Canon Direct Print compatible
- Print/Share button
- 4 colours

The colours of fun.
From the Canon Visionary Technologies that deliver great shot after shot to the easy access special scene modes, everything about the PowerShot A400 is designed to make photography simple. A camera that takes the hard work out of super results, leaving you to focus on capturing the right moment. And with 3.2 Megapixels, you'll be delighted at the detail and quality of your digital images and photo prints.

Images to impress
A Canon high-performance lens ensures outstanding image quality from one corner of the picture to the other. Its 2.2x optical zoom is great for closing in on the action, while the macro close-up function lets you focus on objects as little as 5cm away. A 9-point AiAF auto-focus system keeps subjects in focus - even when they are not centred in the frame.

All conditions
A special scene mode gives access to 8 clever presets for excellent results in tricky conditions: Portrait, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater¹ and Indoor. Special effects include Sepia, Black & White and Vivid Colour.

Play with movies
The PowerShot A400 takes up to 3-minute movie clips, (up to 30 seconds at VGA quality) complete with sound recording, fun playback and in-camera editing on the 1.5" LCD screen. You can even connect your camera to the TV to share the best moments with family and friends.

Print at home
Get beautiful prints instantly without a PC, with any Canon Direct Print or PictBridge compatible printer. Simply connect your camera to the printer, hit the Print/Share button and you'll have a photo in your hands within seconds. The button also simplifies uploading to any Windows PC. When connected to a Canon Compact Photo Printer, the PowerShot A400 allows you to create handy ID photo prints.

With Canon's ZoomBrowser EX (for Windows) and ImageBrowser (for Macintosh) you can download, store, manage and edit your photos with ease. You can also arrange albums, add comments and create slide shows. Online sharing is easy with 100 MB free storage space on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY.

Splash out
With protection to a depth of 3m, the PowerShot A400's optional All Weather Case opens up new worlds of creativity - from snorkelling to skiing. Other optional accessories include a soft case to keep your camera as new, an AC Adapter Kit and a rechargeable NiMH Battery Charger Kit.
Short summary description Canon PowerShot A400 Silver:
This short summary of the Canon PowerShot A400 Silver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon PowerShot PowerShot A400 Silver, auto, daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten, beach, Fireworks, Night, party (indoor), Portrait, Underwater, black&white, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid, optical, 50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO, LCD
Long summary description Canon PowerShot A400 Silver:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon PowerShot A400 Silver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon PowerShot A400 Silver, PowerShot. Megapixel: 3.2 MP, Sensor type: CCD, Still image resolution(s): 640 x 480,640 x 480,1024 x 768,1600 x 1200,2048 x 1536. Optical zoom: 2.4x, Digital zoom: 3.2x. ISO sensitivity: 50, 100, 200, 400, AUTO. Compatible memory cards: sd. Display: LCD, Display diagonal: 3.81 cm (1.5")
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Picture quality
The number (in millions) of light-sensitive picture elements known as pixels actually used by the camera's image sensor (CCD) to record light, and which are reflected to the final number of recorded pixels stored on the memory card.
3.2 MP
Sensor type*
A sensor is a convertor than measures a physical quality (light, temperature etc.) and displays this electronically on a device.
Still image resolution(s)*
List of image resolutions that supported by device.
640 x 480,640 x 480,1024 x 768,1600 x 1200,2048 x 1536
Lens system
Optical zoom*
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
Digital zoom*
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity*
A measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light.
50, 100, 200, 400, Auto
Compatible memory cards*
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
3.81 cm (1.5")
Viewfinder type
A viewfinder is the window in the camera through which a photographer views the picture. Used for choosing, composing, and often focusing the image. There are two types: optical and digital. In an optical viewfinder, the photographer looks through a transparent window to frame and focus the image. The photographer is seeing the real image, through the window of the viewfinder. With a digital viewfinde, there is an LCD display built into a camera that gives a digital view of where the camera is pointing. It's used to compose and focus the image.
White balance*
Technique in photography and image processing, which involves a global adjustment of the intensities of the colors (typically red, green, and blue primary colors). An important goal of this adjustment is to render specific colors – particularly neutral colors including white – correctly.
Auto, Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten
Scene modes*
Scenery mode', 'Portrait mode' and other modes which are manually/automatically activated on a camera and change the settings (e.g. exposure time) accordingly.
Beach, Fireworks, Night, Party (indoor), Portrait, Underwater
Photo effects*
Different effects that you can use to modify photos after they have been taken, such as colour filters.
Black&White, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
Duration of self-timer, that's a camera device that gives a delay between pressing the shutter release and the shutter's firing. It is most commonly used to let photographers to take a photo of themselves (often with the family), hence the name.
10 s
Battery technology*
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Number of batteries supported
The number of batteries that can be used with the product.
Colour of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40°C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
107 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
53.4 mm
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
36.8 mm
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
165 g
Other features
Video capability
Capability of video recording/playback.
Lens focal range
A cylindrical piece of glass or plastic that receives and focuses light to form an image. Most cameras list an f-number and focal length for each lens. \nF-Number: Indicates the size of the lens opening (aperture). \nFocal Length: The distance between the image sensor and the optical center of the lens. \nLens Adapter: Allows photographers to use special lens attachments (Macro, Zoom, Filters, etc.) on certain cameras.
Digital SLR
The single-lens reflex (SLR) is a type of camera that uses a movable mirror placed between the lens and the film to project the image seen through the lens to a matte focusing screen.
Lens system
Type of lens in this product, expressed as its characteristics including lens, zoom capability, focal length, 35 mm equivalent focal length, and aperture range.
9 / 7
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
Camera shutter speed
Determines the length of time the shutter lets light pass through the lens to the CCD. Shutter speed and aperture together determine exposure.
1 – 1/1500
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98/2000/Me/XP;
MAC OS 9.0 – 9.2, OS X v10.1 - v10.3