Canon PowerShot A3400 IS Review

Overall Score

36

Main Features

  • 16 MP 1/2.3 CCD Sensor
  • 28-140 mm (5x) F2.8-6.9 Zoom Lens
  • 100 - 1600 ISO
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 3" Fixed Screen
  • 1 fps continuous shooting
  • 1280 x 720 video resolution
  • Built-In Wireless
  • 94 x 56 x 21 mm, 126g.
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Canon PowerShot A3400 IS Overview


First introduced in February, 2012, Canon PowerShot A3400 IS is a 16 MP Compact with a 1/2.3 (6.17 x 4.55 mm) sized CCD sensor.


Canon A3400 IS comes with a 6.16 x 4.62 mm CCD sensor, which has a diagonal of 7.7 mm (0.3").

- Full Frame
- Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Sensor resolution of Canon A3400 IS ~ 4613 x 3468 pixels.

Canon A3400 IS has Crop Factor: 5.62

The sensor has a surface area of 28.5 mm².

There are approximate 15,997,884 photosites (pixels) on this area.


Proc and Cons of Canon A3400 IS


Get to know this camera closer. Let's look at the features and characteristics of this model. Compare Canon PowerShot A3400 IS with competitors in small sensor compact cameras.

Pros
Built-in Wireless
Touch Screen
1.0 fps Continuous Shooting
9 Focus Points
±2 AE Bracketing Range
Optical Image Stabilization
AF Face Detection
2.8 Lens at Wide
126g Light Body
28 mm Wide Angle Lens
Cons
No Bluetooth
No Full HD Video
No Built-in Viewfinder
No Manual Exposure Mode
Slow Lens at Wide: F2.8
Low Screen Resolution: 230k dots
Low Battery Life: 180 shots
No Articulating Screen
No Environmental Sealing
No External Flash
Low Max Native ISO: 1600
Slow Lens at Tele: F6.9
Slow Continuous Shooting: 230 fps
Type Scores

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS has an Overall Score of 36/100 and ranked #510 out of 802 in Compact cameras, and ranked #923 out of 1222 in all cameras.

Canon A3400 IS Scores
Imaging score
21
Features score
34
Value for money score
54
Portability score
99
Overall score
36
Average Scores in Small Sensor Compact
Imaging Score
22
Features Score
34
Value For Money Score
53
Portability Score
96
Overall score
36

Physical Dimensions of Canon A3400 IS


Canon PowerShot A3400 IS weighs 126g and has external dimensions of 94 x 56 x 21mm (3.7 x 2.2 x 0.83"). Considering that the average weight of Small Sensor Compact cameras is 175g, Canon A3400 IS is 49 grams less than the average weight of cameras in this category. Canon A3400 IS is less by 4mm more than the average length in Small Sensor Compact.

Weight Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon A3400 IS
126g
Average weight
175g
Min weight
103g
Max weight
423g

Thickness Comparison
Small Sensor Compact Cameras


Canon A3400 IS
21mm
Average Thickness
26mm
Min Thickness
10mm
Max Thickness
60mm

Here is the front and top view image of Canon PowerShot A3400 IS with the dimensions:

Canon PowerShot A3400 IS

Size Compared to Major Competitors


Model Weight PowerShot A3400 IS Dimensions PowerShot A3400 IS
Canon PowerShot A3500 IS Canon A3500 IS 135 g 126 g 98 x 56 x 20 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS40 Panasonic ZS40 240 g 126 g 111 x 64 x 34 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Canon PowerShot G16 Canon G16 356 g 126 g 109 x 76 x 40 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX50V Sony HX50V 272 g 126 g 108 x 64 x 38 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Olympus Tough TG-3 Olympus TG-3 247 g 126 g 112 x 66 x 31 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Fujifilm FinePix XP70 Fujifilm XP70 179 g 126 g 104 x 67 x 26 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Ricoh WG-4 GPS Ricoh WG-4 GPS 235 g 126 g 124 x 64 x 33 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Olympus SZ-15 Olympus SZ-15 250 g 126 g 108 x 70 x 40 mm 94 x 56 x 21 mm

Specifications of Canon PowerShot A3400 IS


General
Brand Canon
Model PowerShot A3400 IS
Announced February, 2012
Body Type Compact
Lens
Lens Mount fixed lens
Manual Focus
Focal Lens Multiplier
Number of Lenses 0
Macro Focus Range 3
Screen
Screen Size 3"
Screen Type Fixed
Screen Resolution 230k pixels
Touch Screen
Live View
Viewfinder
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder Resolution no electronic viewfinder
Viewfinder Coverage n/a%
Viewfinder Magnification 0.0
Autofocus
AF Touch
AF Continuous
AF Single
AF Tracking
AF Selective
AF Center
AF Multi Area
AF Live View
AF Face Detection
AF Contrast Detection
AF Phase Detection
Number of Focus Points 9
Number of Cross Focus Points 0
Photography Features
RAW Support
Min Shutter Speed 1/15 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/2000 sec
Continuous Shooting 1.0 fps
Shutter Priority
Aperture Priority
Manual Exposure Mode
Exposure Compensation
Custom White Balance
Image Stabilization
Built-in Flash
Flash Range 3.00
Flash Modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
External Flash
AE Bracketing
AE Bracketing Range ±2 EV
WB Bracketing
Sensor
Sensor Size 1/2.3
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Dimensions 6.16 x 4.62 mm
Sensor Area 28.5 mm²
Sensor Resolution 16 MP
Max Image Resolution 4608 x 3456
Max Native ISO 1600
Min Native ISO 100
Max Boosted ISO 0
Min Boosted ISO 0
Video Features
4K
Max Video Resolution 1280 x 720
Video Formats H.264
Timelapse Recording
Microphone Port
Headphone Port
Exposure Modes
Multi-Segment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF-Area
Center Weighted
Connectivity
GPS None
Wireless Connectivity Built-In
Bluetooth
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Battery
Battery Life 180 shots
Battery Type Battery Pack
Battery Model NB-11L
Physical
Weight 126 g
Physical Dimensions 94 x 56 x 21 mm
Environmental Sealing
Water Proof
Dust Proof
Shock Proof
Crush Proof
Freeze Proof
Shock Proof
Storage
Storage Type SD/SDHC/SDXC
Storage Slots 1
Other Features
Self Timer
Selfie Friendly

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