Canon A2400 IS summary
Canon A2400 IS is Canon's Small Sensor Compact digital camera originally introduced on February of 2012. It comes with a 16 MegaPixel, CCD 1/2.3" size sensor with a max resolution of 4608 x 3456.
The A2400 IS is placed #103 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras & over-all #906 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our list. You should test our Advanced camera search to find camera results based on your custom factors.
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Canon A2400 IS history
The Canon A2400 IS is part of a family of cameras. You can view the complete list underneath.
Canon A2400 IS Gallery
You can look at the A2400 IS from different angles in the gallery underneath.
Canon A2400 IS Pros and Cons
Here is a collection of good and bad points of the Canon A2400 IS based on criterias which are oftentimes considered important in a digital camera.
Canon A2400 IS Sensor features
The dimension of the sensor in the Canon A2400 IS is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4608 x 3456 pixels using aspect ratios of 4:3 and 16:9. The camera comes with Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization as the latter can lead to cropping.Handle those 8K RED files like a boss
The CCD sensor has 16 megapixels and gives a standard ISO range of 100 - 1600. Unfortunately, RAW files are not saved which means that the user has less room to maneuver in post.
The image underneath shows the A2400 IS's sensor size when compared to other popular sizes. The A2400 IS sensor has a crop factor of 5.8 and is outlined in green.Coronavirus is affecting the sensor business
To get a sense of different aspect ratios, you can refer to the graphic below.
Canon A2400 IS dimensions
Canon A2400 IS weighs in at 0.28 lbs (126 gr or 4.44 ounces) & the physical size of the camera is 94mm x 54mm x 20mm (3.7" x 2.1" x 0.8"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr so the Canon A2400 IS is less heavy as compared with its rivals.Instagram's $20 billion Ad success
Here is a image of the Canon A2400 IS with a soft drink to help you get a sense of its size.
The top view under will illustrate the button design on the A2400 IS.
Canon A2400 IS Lens features
The A2400 IS has got a fixed lens having a focal range of 28-140mm giving it a 5.0 x zoom which might not be exceptional but it could be invaluable in certain scenarios.
At it's widest 28mm, the lens comes with an aperture of f2.8 which will be somewhat sluggish and not good for low light occasions and you might struggle to get good bokeh. You might also need to boost your ISO producing noisy photos. Towards the long end, 140mm comes at f6.9 which is pretty slow and you might have to utilize slower shutter speeds.
Canon A2400 IS Connectivity
The A2400 IS has the following connectivity:
- USB Yes
Digital cameras with NFC and / or Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can transfer files and in some cases adjust settings without connecting straight with the camera.
Many apps also give a Liveview and hit the shutter in case you are not near the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI port, it can be hooked up to an external monitor. Many cameras enable you to recharge the battery pack through the USB port.
Canon A2400 IS Video features
The max video resolution in the Canon A2400 IS is 1280 x 720 and you can record in H.264 file format. 720p is low for today's standards. You should shoot for at least 1080p resolution for video recording. The body does not have a microphone and / or headphone port which means you have absolutely no control over the audio. It is perhaps best to find another model in case you require decent audio for your videos.
Canon A2400 IS Weather Sealing
Canon A2400 IS does not have environment sealing so wet conditions may affect the camera.
Canon A2400 IS Screen and Viewfinder
The Canon A2400 IS comes with a 2.7" fixed display screen having a resolution of 230k dots.
Unfortunately the display screen isn't a touch screen.World's smallest camera makes it into Guinness Book of Records
The View Finder details for Canon A2400 IS are as follows:
- ViewFinder None
Viewfinders can be quite helpful for sunny outdoor situations which may make the camera screen washed out and difficult to see.
Canon A2400 IS Shutter features
Canon A2400 IS continuous shooting rate is 1.0 fps. The maximum shutter speed is 1/2000s.
Canon A2400 IS Flash and Hot shoe features
Canon A2400 IS comes with just built in flash with no external flash support.
Canon A2400 IS Autofocus features
Canon A2400 IS comes with only Contrast Detect Auto Focus & is missing Phase Detect Auto Focus. Phase Detection focusing is a lot more faster and exact as compared with Contrast Detect focusing. The camera comes with Face detection which is helpful for people photography.
It comes with 9 focus points to select from. It also features Tracking Auto Focus for moving objects. Canon A2400 IS has no manual focus. Manual focus is good for low light or you want to have more accurate depth of field control.
Canon A2400 IS Battery life
The battery pack (NB-11L) for the Canon A2400 IS is made to last for 190 photographs according to the CIPA measurements which is lesser when compared with it's competitors. The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 offers the maximum (470) battery life for this type of cameras.
Listed below is a list of Small Sensor Compact cameras that have the highest battery life:
Canon A2400 IS for specific types of photography
The following illustration presents a rundown of the Canon A2400 IS for specific types of photography. To view more, have a look at the specific section underneath.
Portrait photography with Canon A2400 IS
The Canon A2400 IS receives a points tally of 36 which is really bad, meaning that it is just not good to use for portrait images. Shooting portrait images favors heavily to sensor resolution, support for RAW files in addition to the option to work with external flash.
Canon A2400 IS as a Street photography camera
Getting a nice rating of 64, the Canon A2400 IS is a very decent fit to use in street photography. A decent street photography camera features a perfect balance of picture quality and portability.
Sports photography with Canon A2400 IS
A really bad sports photography rating of 39 means the Canon A2400 IS is just not good for photographing sports. A camera should have very good focusing plus continuous shooting for sports photography.
Travel photography with Canon A2400 IS
Weight is very crucial when selecting a camera for travel. Overall, the Canon A2400 IS gets a above average 66 as a travelling camera which is a fine fit to purchase for your journeys.
Canon A2400 IS Landscape photography details
For anyone who is planning to buy a camera for landscape pictures, the biggest aspect is going to be image quality. The Canon A2400 IS with it's really bad rating of 38 as a landscape camera is just not good amongst its rivals.
Canon A2400 IS Vlogging features
A vlogging camera should have a moving display, microphone port and if possible image stabilization. Considering every thing, the Canon A2400 IS is just not good as a vlog camera as it receives a really bad rating of 33.
Canon A2400 IS Alternatives
If you are trying to find replacements to the A2400 IS, here is a range of the highest placed cameras that fall into the family of Small Sensor Compact.
The line chart just below offers you an overview of the A2400 IS compared to it's top ranking rivals suggested previously.
There are a bunch of cameras you may look at as alternate options. To browse through a extensive comparison, visit the "compare" link.