Summary Canon A3400 IS

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 13
Specifications Key specs
Help 5x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 25fps
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Canon has replaced the PowerShot A3400 IS with the A3500 IS.

Canon PowerShot A3500 IS announced January 2013
Battery life Longer battery life
Thickness Slightly thinner
Weight Slightly lighter

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The Canon A3400 IS vs other recent compacts

Size Quite small Help
Super compact (95×56×21 mm)
Thickness Thin Help
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Weight Light Help
145 g


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The Canon A3400 IS vs other recent compacts

Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 25fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Battery life Very short battery life Help
180 shots
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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PowerShot A3400 IS

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Kamyar Persian (7:18 AM, September 16, 2012)
it's a shame! even in the picture of the camera u can see the zoom is 5x no 8x.
please correct that in the information.
Avatar for Paolo Medici Paolo Medici (10:04 AM, March 24, 2012)
I cannot understand, in this case, the value reported from "True Resolution". If native sensor is 4608 x 3456 pixels... how can true resolution be 9.7MP?