The powerful PowerShot A400 brings a striking new look to digital photography. Yours in a choice of four dashing colors: Silver, Sky Blue, Lime Green or Sunset Gold, this is a camera that will get you noticed. Plus a host of impressive new features make the world of digital pictures amazingly easy - from your very first shot.
Simply Stunning Quality
Inside its lightweight, modern exterior, the PowerShot A400 has the savvy, high-end features you expect from Canon. There's a 3.2 Megapixel CCD for superb clarity and detail. While the retractable 2.2x Optical/3.2x Digital gives you a combined 7.0x zoom power for close-ups that will leave you breathless.
DiG!C Image Processor
Canon's exclusive DIGIC Image Processor revolutionized how you shoot digital by allowing the camera to process images faster and improving the accuracy of the autofocus. DIGIC also reduces the effects on noise in your images.
is an entirely new scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
Shoot at Top Speed - Quick Shot Function for Super-Fast Shutter Release
Now you've got the speed you need to capture the world around you. Just press the button. The Quick Shot mode "revs" the PowerShot A400 into high gear, so you're always ready - no matter what life throws at you.
Shooting Just Got Easier - 9-point AiAF and Special Scene Modes
The PowerShot A400 has a highly sophisticated 9-point AiAF system that keeps your subject sharp - even if it's off center. Plus, Special Scene Modes give you superb control in tricky photo situations - even if you've never held a camera before. Just turn the Command Dial and sensational pictures are yours - automatically.
The A400's Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the A400 to a Canon Direct Photo Printer or PictBridge supported printer, press the Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images directly to a computer (Windows).
ID Photo & Movie Print
The camera gives you host of fun and useful print features. Create ID photo prints in 28 sizes or use the Movie Print function to print multiple stills from a recorded movie on a single sheet from a Canon CP Printer.
The Card Photo Printers CP330, CP220, CP-300 and CP-200 support PictBridge, a new print standard. This standard enables any digital camera that supports PictBridge to connect and print to any PictBridge compliant printer.
Image Capture Device
Type: 3.2 M pixels, 1/3.2 inch Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels: Approx. 3.3 Million
Effective Pixels: Approx. 3.2 Million
Focal Length: 5.9 (W) - 13.2 (T) mm f/3.8 (35mm film equivalent: 45-100mm)
Optical Zoom: 2.2x
Digital Zoom: 3.2x
Combined Zoom: 7x
Normal AF: 1.5 ft./47cm to Infinity
Macro AF: 2 in.-1.5 ft/5-47cm (WIDE), 1 ft-1.5 ft/30-47cm(TELE)
Autofocus System: 9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center)AF-assist Beam On/Off
Optical Viewfinder: Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor: 1.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (w/vari-angle function)
LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels
LCD Coverage: 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/3.8 (W/T
Shutter Speed: 1 - 1/1500 sec.
Sensitivity: AUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering Method: Evaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot* *Metering frame with Spot mode is center fixed.
Exposure Control Method: Program AE
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
White Balance Control: Auto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom
Operation Modes: Auto On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction is available
NORMAL: 47cm-2m/1.5-6.6 ft. (W/T)
MACRO: 30 - 47cm/1 ft -1.5 ft (When sensitivity is set to Auto)
Recycling Time: Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Shooting Modes: Auto, Manual, Stitch Assist, Movies, Special Scene (Portrait, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor)
Photo Effects: Off, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self-Timer: Activates shutter after an approx. 10 sec. or approx. 2 sec. delay
Continuous Shooting: Approx. 1.3 shots/sec.
Storage Media: SD Memory Card
Print Order Format: Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1 Image transfer is not available
Image Recording Format: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
JPEG Compression Mode: SuperFine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording Pixels:
Still Image: 2,048x1,536 (Large), 1,600x1,200 (Medium 1), 1,024x768 (Medium 2), 640x480 pixels (Small)Postcard Date Imprint Mode: 1,600x1,200 (Compression is set to Fine)
Individual movie clips are limited to 3 minutes maximum per clip.
Playback Modes File
Single (1 image), Index (9 thumbnail images)Magnified, Auto Rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Sound Memo (up to 60 sec.), Auto Play
Erase Modes: Still Images: Single Image, All Images Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Computer Interface: USB (Universal Serial Bus) mini-B/PTP
Video Out: NTSC or PAL
Audio Out: Monaural
1. Size AA Alkaline battery x2
2. Rechargeable size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x2
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS800) - AC Adapter Kit ACK800
Approx. 270 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged battery)
Operating Temperature: 32 ? 104 degrees F / 0 ? 40 degrees C
Operating Humidity: 10 - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D):
4.21 x 2.10 x 1.45 in. / 107.0 x 53.4 x 36.8mm (Excluding protrusions)
Weight: Approx. 5.82 oz./165g (camera body only)
*1 Normal temperature (23 degrees C). Shoot images at wide angle and at telephoto end alternatively with 20 second intervals. Use flash at every 4-time shooting. Turn camera off and on at every 8-time shooting. LCD brightness setting by Factory default.