- Product Dimensions: 9.4 x 2 x 5.4 cm ; 127 g
- Boxed-product Weight: 599 g
- Item model number: 6189B012AA
- ASIN: B0074JZZDM
- Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 7 Feb. 2012
- Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars See all reviews (17 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 99,716 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Digital Camera - Pink (16.0 MP, 5x Optical Zoom) 2.7 inch LCD
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- 16.0 Megapixels for highly detailed large prints and easy cropping
- Optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS keeps photos and movies sharp and detailed
- 28mm wide, 5x optical zoom lens for group shots or getting close
- Live View Control for easy manual adjustments. Face Detection for great people shots
- HD movies (720p) and movie button to instantly capture all the action
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Slim, stylish compact with easy shooting and Intelligent IS for sharp results
The PowerShot A2400 IS a great-looking, simple, point-and-shoot camera. Its slim body holds a 5x optical zoom, whilst Intelligent IS (Image Stabilizer) helps ensure your images are blur-free. With its stylish design, fantastic Canon image quality and HD movie capability, the PowerShot A2400 IS perfect for nights out. It’s easy to use and even features a Help button to offer you additional guidance, ensuring you always know how to get the best from the camera.
- 16.0 megapixel sensor
- 28 mm, wide-angle, 5x optical zoom lens
- Optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS
- 6.8 cm (2.7”) LCD screen (230k dots)
- Smart Auto with Auto button for great results in 32 different situations
- Help button for additional guidance
- HD movies (720p) with Movie Record button
16.0 megapixel sensor
The PowerShot A2400 IS features a 16.0 megapixel sensor, allowing you to capture high-quality shots that are striking and detailed. The sensor will capture more than enough detail to reproduce images onto large poster-sized formats.
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Exceptional lens quality
The PowerShot A2400 IS benefits from Canon’s class-leading lens technology. The 28 mm wide-angle lens allows you to fit more in the frame, which is perfect for group shots, whereas the 5x optical zoom range enables you to get up close and capture all the detail, even when photographing distant subjects.
Incredibly sharp images whatever the situation
The PowerShot A2400 IS also benefits from Canon’s Intelligent IS technology. Whether you’re shooting stills or movies, Intelligent IS automatically identifies the shooting situation and then selects the most appropriate type of optical image stabilization from 6 modes. For example, when tracking a moving object the camera will automatically select Panning IS which will make adjustments for vertical movement, ensuring that your subject is sharp and blur-free. However, when filming distant subjects with the zoom the camera will switch to Powered IS which provides a higher level of compensation for hand movement. This allows you to focus on framing the image you want, safe in the knowledge that the camera is working to eliminate as much camera shake as possible, even if you need to move with your scene.
High-quality LCD screen
The PowerShot A2400 IS features a fantastic 6.8 cm (2.7") LCD. This high quality 230k dot screen makes framing and reviewing images easy, even from difficult angles or in bright light.
Effortless shooting, superb results
When you're taking photographs, the only thing you want to think about is your subject, so Canon’s Smart Auto mode removes the worry of deciding which settings to select. It enables the camera to intelligently select the appropriate settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
In Smart Auto mode, Canon’s Advanced Scene Detection Technology automatically analyses shooting conditions – detecting people, distance, brightness, colour and movement information – then selects the perfect setting from 32 specially defined scenes. So whether you're photographing flowers, a captivating sunset or friends in the park you can be confident you're getting the perfect image.
Smart Auto is also more than just scene detection. It allows the camera to identify moving subjects to ensure the focus and exposure are always correct. For sharp close-ups the camera automatically switches to Macro mode and Smart Flash Exposure optimises exposure and flash controls to ensure your subject is perfectly lit whilst dark and light areas are accurately reproduced.
Additionally, you can switch to Smart Auto mode at any time with just one press of the Auto button. This means you can explore different modes and settings, safe in the knowledge that you can always jump straight back to the safety of Smart Auto mode in an instant, so you’ll never miss that crucial moment.
The PowerShot A2400 IS extremely easy to use, but for times when you need a little extra guidance there is an instant Help button. This provides one-click access to helpful information – it will guide you through the basic controls of the camera and explain more advanced features, such as ISO speed.
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Detailed high-definition movies
For moments that are best caught on video, the PowerShot A2400 IS offers the capability to record high-quality HD movies at 720p. Plus, a dedicated Movie Record button allows you to start filming instantly so you never miss a moment of the action. In many modes, the camera will even apply the settings from the stills mode you are currently, allowing you to capture movies with stunning creative effects such as Monochrome for traditional black and white scenes or Miniature Effect to transform ordinary scenes into miniature scale models.
The PowerShot A2400 IS compatible with a range of accessories including a stylish soft case (DCC-510), a high-power external flash unit (HF-DC2), an AC adapter kit (ACK-DC90) and a spare battery (NB-11L).
Top Customer Reviews
The Canon A2400is is small, light and very easy to use. The quality of the photographs it takes is exceptional, and the video option is quick and simple to access and, as with the photographs, the quality is truly outstanding.
The large capacity SD cards that are available to purchase mean that a tremendous amount of pictures and film footage can be recorded with minimal chance or running out of space, although I personally have opted for keeping a couple of spare cards handy so I can separate events for my own personal ease.
The battery will last through a good day out and beyond with normal use, but again the battery itself is so small it is easy and hassle free to charge a spare and keep it handy.
Overall this camera is ideal if you want something simple to use, compact, lightweight and multifunctional, and I would highly recommend it to anyone looking for a camera that offers great value for money.
Would recommend this to anyone!
Having now used the camera for some time now I have to give it a thumbs down in comparison to my old Casio camera.
Just about every aspect of this camera ( apart from flash on or off), is auto.
So no pre sets for different scenes.
I recently took a shot which I would normally choose a backlight setting for, and it produced a good background with a grossly underexposed foreground subject. Hopeless, as there was no way for me to adjust or select a suitable setting to produce a good shot.
I have also found, on several occasions, If you point and shoot too quickly, you end up with blurry / out of focus pics and even worse when videoing.
It seems that if the movie clip starts off out of focus, then it never corrects itself, resulting in a worthless outcome throughout.
I have now adapted my shootiong technique to discipline myself to press the buttons slowly and allow it time to settle / focus before starting a shoot a pic or a video clip. Even so I still end up with an occasional blur.
In summary an inflexible product, and If this is typical of Cannon cameras, then it will be my last.
Beware that the video mode on the camera is pretty awful. HD my a*se. Very very noisy even in bright light conditions. Worse than my iphone camera.
Not sure whether it was necessary for the sensor to be 16MP either - as they take up so much storage space - when my old canon 12MP super zoom takes better quality images.
Still - a good fun attractive camera.
Most Recent Customer Reviews
Love my camera such a good buy does really good images would advise to get one 👍Published 15 months ago by claire hays
lovely little camera, light and easy to use and very stylish. Goes every where with me. Fits neatly into my handbag.Published on 14 Mar. 2014 by Linda
Got this for my young daughter and it is a great little camera. Good pictures can be taken and its light and easy to store.Published on 2 Jan. 2014 by markr
Love the camera, very easy to use and takes brilliant photos so am very happy with purchase arrived well packed and in good timePublished on 24 Jan. 2013 by nessa