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Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495

Portability
96
Imaging
39
Features
28
Overall
34
Canon PowerShot A2400 IS front
 
Canon PowerShot A495 front
Portability
93
Imaging
33
Features
10
Overall
23

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Key Specs

Canon A2400 IS
(Full Review)
  • 16MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.7" Fixed Screen
  • ISO 100 - 1600
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1280 x 720 video
  • 28-140mm (F2.8-6.9) lens
  • 126g - 94 x 54 x 20mm
  • Launched February 2012
Canon A495
(Full Review)
  • 10MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.5" Fixed Display
  • ISO 80 - 1600
  • 640 x 480 video
  • 37-122mm (F3.0-5.8) lens
  • 175g - 94 x 62 x 31mm
  • Launched January 2010
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Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Overview

Below, we are matching up the Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495, both Small Sensor Compact cameras and both are offered by Canon. There is a significant difference among the image resolutions of the A2400 IS (16MP) and A495 (10MP) but they come with the exact same sensor measurements (1/2.3").

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The A2400 IS was announced 2 years after the A495 which is a fairly sizable gap as far as camera tech is concerned. Both of these cameras come with the identical body type (Compact).

Before delving through a full comparison, below is a short overview of how the A2400 IS grades against the A495 with respect to portability, imaging, features and an overall score.

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Reasons to pick Canon A2400 IS over the Canon A495

 A2400 IS A495 
LaunchedFebruary 2012January 2010More modern by 26 months
Display dimension2.7"2.5"Larger display (+0.2")
Display resolution230k115kSharper display (+115k dot)

Reasons to pick Canon A495 over the Canon A2400 IS

 A495 A2400 IS 

Common features in the Canon A2400 IS and Canon A495

 A2400 IS A495 
Manual focus Lack of manual focus
Display typeFixed Fixed Fixed display
Selfie screen Neither contains selfie screen
Touch friendly display No Touch friendly display

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Physical Comparison

For anybody who is intending to carry around your camera frequently, you'll have to factor in its weight and measurements. The Canon A2400 IS has got exterior measurements of 94mm x 54mm x 20mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.8") with a weight of 126 grams (0.28 lbs) while the Canon A495 has proportions of 94mm x 62mm x 31mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2") and a weight of 175 grams (0.39 lbs).

Check out the Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 in the latest Camera and Lens Size Comparison Tool. Camera Size Comparison with Lenses

Remember that, the weight of an Interchangeable Lens Camera will change depending on the lens you use during that time. Here is the front view dimension comparison of the A2400 IS compared to the A495.

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 size comparison

Looking at size and weight, the portability rating of the A2400 IS and A495 is 96 and 93 respectively.

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 top view buttons comparison

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Sensor Comparison

Often, it is very tough to picture the gap in sensor sizes merely by viewing a spec sheet. The pic here will help offer you a clearer sense of the sensor sizing in the A2400 IS and A495.

Clearly, the 2 cameras posses the exact same sensor measurements but different megapixels. You should anticipate the Canon A2400 IS to result in greater detail with its extra 6 Megapixels. Greater resolution can also let you crop pics somewhat more aggressively. The newer A2400 IS provides an advantage with regard to sensor innovation.

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 sensor size comparison

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Screen and ViewFinder

Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Screen and Viewfinder comparison
Photography Glossary

Photography Type Scores

Portrait Comparison

Canon A2400 IS Portrait photography factors
Canon A495 Portrait photography factors
34
decent MP (16 megapixels)
supports face detection autofocus
manual focus not available
lack of manual mode
no external flash support
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
19
lack of manual focus
no manual control
cannot use external flash
sensor resolution low (10 megapixels)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
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Street Comparison

Canon A2400 IS Street photography info
Canon A495 Street photography info
63
image stabilization (Optical)
lighter than competition in class (126g)
screen does not articulate
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
46
no moving screen
lack of image stabilization
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
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Sports Comparison

Sports photography with Canon A2400 IS
Sports photography with Canon A495
38
image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
supports tracking autofocus
slow continuous shooting (1.0 frames per second)
no shutter priority mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
not so great battery (190 per charge)
lacks phase detect autofocus
16
continuous shooting slow (1.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority
lack of image stabilization
sensor resolution low (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have phase detect AF
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Travel Comparison

Canon A2400 IS Travel photography details
Canon A495 Travel photography details
66
lighter than competition in class (126 grams)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
flash built-in
rather wide (28mm)
does not have Timelapse function
not so great battery (190 per charge)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
50
flash built-in
lack of Time Lapse recording
sensor resolution low (10MP)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
wide angle not the best (37mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
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Landscape Comparison

Canon A2400 IS Landscape photography details
Canon A495 Landscape photography details
37
rather wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
decent MP (16 megapixels)
manual focus not available
fixed lens (fixed lens mount)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
small screen (2.7 inch)
lack of manual mode
tiny sensor size (1/2.3")
lacks RAW support
not so great battery (190 CIPA)
does not have Timelapse function
22
lack of manual focus
can't swap lenses (fixed lens mount)
wide angle not the best (37mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
tiny screen (2.5 inches)
no manual control
lack of image stabilization
sensor resolution low (10MP)
sensor size is tiny (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
lack of Time Lapse recording
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Vlogging Comparison

Vlogging with Canon A2400 IS
Vlogging with Canon A495
33
rather wide (28mm)
image stabilization (Optical)
supports face detection autofocus
lighter than competition in class (126g)
somewhat slow maximum aperture (f2.8)
doesn't feature selfie friendly screen
low video resolution (1280 x 720 resolution)
does not have external microphone jack
21
wide angle not the best (37mm)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
doesn't have selfie friendly screen
lack of image stabilization
low res video (640 x 480 resolution)
lack of external mic port
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Canon A2400 IS vs Canon A495 Specifications

Detailed spec comparison table for Canon A2400 IS and Canon A495
 Canon PowerShot A2400 ISCanon PowerShot A495
General Information
Brand Canon Canon
Model type Canon PowerShot A2400 IS Canon PowerShot A495
Category Small Sensor Compact Small Sensor Compact
Launched 2012-02-07 2010-01-05
Body design Compact Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type CCD CCD
Sensor size 1/2.3" 1/2.3"
Sensor dimensions 6.17 x 4.55mm 6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor surface area 28.1mm² 28.1mm²
Sensor resolution 16MP 10MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio 4:3 and 16:9 4:3 and 16:9
Full resolution 4608 x 3456 3648 x 2736
Max native ISO 1600 1600
Minimum native ISO 100 80
RAW photos
Autofocusing
Focus manually
Touch to focus
AF continuous
AF single
Tracking AF
AF selectice
Center weighted AF
Multi area AF
Live view AF
Face detection focusing
Contract detection focusing
Phase detection focusing
Total focus points 9 9
Lens
Lens support fixed lens fixed lens
Lens zoom range 28-140mm (5.0x) 37-122mm (3.3x)
Max aperture f/2.8-6.9 f/3.0-5.8
Macro focusing distance 3cm 1cm
Crop factor 5.8 5.8
Screen
Screen type Fixed Type Fixed Type
Screen size 2.7 inches 2.5 inches
Resolution of screen 230 thousand dot 115 thousand dot
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch functionality
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type None None
Features
Slowest shutter speed 15s 15s
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000s 1/2000s
Continuous shooting speed 1.0 frames/s 1.0 frames/s
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Custom WB
Image stabilization
Built-in flash
Flash distance 3.00 m 3.00 m
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
External flash
AE bracketing
WB bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment exposure
Average exposure
Spot exposure
Partial exposure
AF area exposure
Center weighted exposure
Video features
Video resolutions 1280 x 720 (25 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Max video resolution 1280x720 640x480
Video data format H.264 Motion JPEG
Mic jack
Headphone jack
Connectivity
Wireless None None
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS None None
Physical
Environment seal
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight 126 gr (0.28 lbs) 175 gr (0.39 lbs)
Dimensions 94 x 54 x 20mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.8") 94 x 62 x 31mm (3.7" x 2.4" x 1.2")
DXO scores
DXO All around rating not tested not tested
DXO Color Depth rating not tested not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating not tested not tested
DXO Low light rating not tested not tested
Other
Battery life 190 photos -
Battery form Battery Pack -
Battery ID NB-11L 2 x AA
Self timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom) Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom, Face)
Time lapse recording
Type of storage SD/SDHC/SDXC SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
Storage slots Single Single
Launch pricing $149 $109