Summary Canon A420

Prices Price
Camera only
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 38
Specifications Key specs
Help 3.2x
Screen size
Help 1.8"
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 77k dots
Wide angle
Help 39 mm
Movie format
Help 480p @ 10fps
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Canon PowerShot A420Canon PowerShot A420


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The Canon A420 vs other recent compacts

Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help


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The Canon A420 vs other recent compacts

Zoom Below average zoom Help
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
39 mm
Screen size Very small screen Help
Image stabilization No image stabilization Help
Risk of blur
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
400 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
3.9 MP
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/3" 4.8x3.6mm
Announced Old Help
February 2006
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
1 seconds
Movie format Low resolution movies Help
480p @ 10fps
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
77k dots
Size Slightly large Help
Compact (103×52×40 mm)
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
2.3 fps
Supports 24p No 24p movies Help
Missing that film look
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Sensor type Sensor type Help
Thickness Thick Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
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Canon PowerShot A420
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Avatar for M.Baur M.Baur (1:19 PM, December 18, 2014)
wie teuer ist diese degitalkamera