Summary Canon A3400 IS

Prices Price
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Score Snapsort rank
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Among similar cameras
#n/a of 12
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 PowerShot A3400 ISCanon PowerShot A3400 IS


Canon has replaced the PowerShot A3400 IS with the A3500 IS.

Canon PowerShot 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

Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Size Quite small Help
Super compact (95×56×21 mm)
Touch screen Touch screen Help
Fewer buttons
Weight Light Help
145 g
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Thickness Thin Help
Lowest price Inexpensive Help


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The Canon A3400 IS vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.7 MP
Battery life Very short battery life Help
180 shots
Focus points Fewer focus points Help
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.17x4.55mm
Announced Old Help
February 2012
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/2000 of a second


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Canon PowerShot A3400 IS
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?