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Canon PowerShot A4000 IS review

  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
  • Canon PowerShot A4000 IS

Verdict:

A mixed bag, but it might be worth living with image quality concerns and slow performance to get an 8x zoom in such a slim, low-cost camera

Review Date: 6 Jun 2012

Price when reviewed: £140

Buy it now for: £79
(see more store prices)

Supplier: http://www.amazon.co.uk

Reviewed By: Ben Pitt

Our Rating 3 stars out of 5

User Rating 4 stars out of 5

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Basic Specifications

Part Code 6150B012AA
Review Date 6 Jun 2012
Rating *** stars out of 5
CCD effective megapixels 16.0 megapixels
CCD size 1/2.3in
Viewfinder none
Viewfinder magnification, coverage N/A
LCD screen size 3.0in
LCD screen resolution 230,000 pixels
Articulated screen No
Live view Yes
Optical zoom 8.0x
Zoom 35mm equivalent 28-224mm
Image stabilisation optical, lens based
Maximum image resolution 4,608x3,456
File formats JPEG; QuickTime (AVC)

Camera Controls

Exposure modes auto
Shutter speed auto
Aperture range f/3 (wide), f/5.9 (tele)
ISO range (at full resolution) 100 to 1600
Exposure compensation +/-2 EV
White balance auto, 5 presets, manual
Additional image controls i-Contrast
Manual focus Yes
Closest macro focus 1cm
Auto-focus modes multi, centre, face detect, tracking
Metering modes multi, centre-weighted, centre, face detect
Flash auto, forced, suppressed, slow synchro, red-eye reduction
Drive modes single, continuous, self-timer, face-detect self-timer

Physical

Memory slot SDXC
Mermory supplied none
Battery type Li-ion
Battery Life (tested) 175 shots
Connectivity USB, AV
Body material plastic
Lens mount N/A
Focal length multiplier N/A
Kit lens model name N/A
Accessories USB cable
Weight 145g
Size 58x96x24mm

Buying Information

Warranty one-year onsite
Price £140
Supplier http://www.amazon.co.uk
Details www.canon.co.uk
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