- Product Dimensions: 2.4 x 9.5 x 5.6 cm ; 132 g
- Boxed-product Weight: 621 g
- Item model number: 6148B013AA
- ASIN: B0074JZXVQ
- Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 7 Feb. 2012
- Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars See all reviews (43 customer reviews)
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 67,146 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS Digital Camera - Silver (16.0 MP, 8x Optical Zoom) 3.0 inch LCD
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Intelligent, stylish camera with 8x optical zoom for those who want to get closer with ease
The PowerShot A4000 IS serious-looking, stylish and practical. Its slim body packs an impressive 8x optical zoom, whilst Intelligent IS (Image Stabilizer) helps ensure your images are blur-free. With fantastic Canon image quality and HD movie capability, the PowerShot A4000 IS the ideal companion for nights out or holidays. 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, 8x optical zoom lens
- Optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS
- Large 7.5 cm (3.0”) 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 A4000 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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Powerful 8x optical zoom
The slim, compact body boasts a 28 mm wide-angle lens with an impressive 8x optical zoom capability, giving you the flexibility to frame your perfect shot. The wide-angle lens allows you to fit more in the frame, which is perfect for group shots, whereas the 8x 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 A4000 IS 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.
Large, high-quality display
The PowerShot A4000 IS features a large 7.5 cm (3.0") 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 A4000 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 A4000 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 A4000 IS compatible with a range of accessories including a stylish soft case (DCC-520), a high-power external flash unit (HF-DC2), an AC adapter kit (ACK-DC90) and a spare battery (NB-11L).
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Top Customer Reviews
Photo quality is very good and it's simple to use. Comparing photos from A4000 and G10 which is much more expensive it's hard to tell the difference - maybe if you're an expert, but clearly not an average user.
Battery life - lasts for 1-2 days when you use camera on holiday so you need to take a charger with you or buy a spare battery. I guess that's the price you pay for a pocket size.
In summary, great camera FOR THE MONEY that you pay.
for this to ensure I always have a camera with me to catch those unexpected shots. With 16 megal pixels
and various functions it is quite a versatile little camera. However, it is a very small camera and handling
it can be a bit fiddly but overall, value for mone and good snaps make it a handy accessory.
Great 32x zoom facility.
But it has a design fault.
Put it in your pocket, and it, invariably turns itself on.
Lens jams and it shuts down.
On my second day on holiday, the lens jammed shut.
Never to open again.
Took it to a photography shop.
Said it would cost more to repair than replace.
Then the lens cover fell apart in my hands. All broken :(
Had to buy a cheaper Canon A2300 abroad :(
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I have this camera nearly 2 years and I'm not very happy with the quality of pictures from it. Any source of light (it doesn't have to be strong) will appear as just white and... Read morePublished 15 months ago by cloudninetynine
this camera i purshased was a used one and am very pleased with it.ive always liked canon cameras my fist good camera was a canon sure shot which i still have but do not use . Read morePublished 16 months ago by karen
Good camera, so good this is a replacement for my previous A4000 which i loved and lasted me a little over a year. Read morePublished on 25 Sept. 2014 by Jacks Parrow
I brought this because we were on a big trip and as I am not into photography I wanted a started camera. This camera is very capable of delivering a great photo. Very pleased.Published on 6 Feb. 2014 by peter randell
Very neat little camera with a large amount of auto choices. For someone who wants a handy point and click, this is ideal, but the quality is surprisingly good all round. Read morePublished on 8 Sept. 2013 by Art21