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Memories Made Easy
The PowerShot A1400 is a compact, easy-to-use camera that retains the familiar feel of a classic point-and-shoot. Its large grip is easy to grasp and comfortable to hold, while the Optical Viewfinder is ideal for capturing photos in bright sunlight. A 16.0 Megapixel sensor and the DIGIC 4 Image Processor deliver stunning images with amazing detail. The 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens brings you in close for grand shots, and Smart AUTO makes shooting beautiful images effortless, analyzing the scene and choosing the optimal settings from 32 predefined shooting situations. When the fun is on the move, capture it all in 720p HD Video using the dedicated movie button. The PowerShot A1400 runs on two convenient AA-alkaline batteries, readily available when and where you need it, and the new ECO Mode conserves power so you will still be ready to take photos long after the party is over.
The PowerShot A1400 digital camera gives you a choice that's getting increasingly hard to find on digital cameras today. It's equipped with an Optical Viewfinder in addition to the big, bright 2.7-inch LCD screen. Many photographers prefer this classic, familiar option that lets you simply hold the camera to your eye and shoot. It's also useful in bright conditions when it might be difficult to see the LCD panel. Whether you use the Optical Viewfinder or LCD screen you'll capture a great shot.
16.0 Megapixel Image Sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor
With the A1400 digital camera's 16.0 Megapixels of resolution, your images are rich and clear, with textures and tiny details faithfully.. The DIGIC 4 Image Processor powers the camera's advanced systems and features, ensuring fast, reliable performance with low battery consumption.
5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle Lens
The A1400 houses a Genuine Canon 8x Optical Zoom Lens allowing you to capture powerful shots with outstanding optical performance and versatility.
The PowerShot A1400 gives you Smart AUTO - sophisticated Canon technology that makes getting that great shot as simple as pressing the shutter button. Smart AUTO automatically detects scenes by assessing various factors in both the background and the subject. Detected scenes are analyzed using 32 predefined shooting situations. The camera then makes optimal settings to ensure the best possible image capture when shooting still images.
720p HD Video
You can shoot high definition video anytime, anywhere right from the A1400 digital camera. With a simple push of the dedicated movie button, you'll be able to instantly record every moment in motion. 720p HD video is smooth, vivid, and beautifully lifelike, making it an ideal way to capture special memories.
New ECO Mode helps reduce power consumption for longer battery life
The PowerShot A1400 takes energy conservation to the next level with ECO Mode, which provides more shots per single charge through LCD monitor and camera power management. With ECO Mode activated to conserve power, you can even stay connected for longer with the built-in Wi-Fi® feature on the PowerShot A1400. When the fun with family and friends runs late into the night, you can be assured your camera can keep up.
AA Battery Powered
Recharging batteries can often be an inconvenience, especially when traveling in foreign countries. With the PowerShot A1400, you'll never need special power adapters or chargers because it's powered by two AA batteries that are widely available around the world.
Designed to be easy to use, even for beginners, a Help Button on the camera's exterior brings up the help menu any time you need it, right on the LCD screen. From here, you can scroll through a variety of topics that answer your questions with clear explanations, offer helpful shooting advice, and show you diagrams highlighting the position of any buttons you'll need.
Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital, and 20x Combined Zoom
16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD
5.0 (W) - 25.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)
Normal: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3-50cm) (W) Macro: 1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (3-60cm) (W)
Real-image Optical Viewfinder
2.7-inch TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
Approx. 230,000 dots
f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)
1 - 1/2000 sec.
15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600 (in P mode)/6400 (in Low Light mode)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect AE)
** Fixed to center
Exposure Control Method
+/-2 stops in 1/3 stop increments (Not available when shooting movies)
White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.9 - 6.6 ft. (T) / 50cm - 3.0m (W), 1.2m - 2.0m (T)
10 seconds or less (Battery Voltage: 3.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Auto, P, Live View Control, Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
*Shooting movies is possible with the movie button.
Approx. 10-sec delay/approx 2-sec delay/custom*
* Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments) can be specified.
Approx: 0.8 shots/sec. (In P Mode)
Approx. 2.9 shots/sec. (In Low Light Mode)
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
[Large]: 4608 x 3456
[Medium 1]: 3264 x 2448
[Medium 2]: 1600 x 1200
[Small]: 640 x 480
[Widescreen]: 4608 x 2592
* 2304 x 1728 when in Low Light mode
1280 x 720*1, 640 x 480*2
1280 x 720 (25 fps)
[Other than the above]
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps*3)
*1 Shooting: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps
Playback: 25 fps
*2 Shooting: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
Playback: 30 fps*3
|Large (L)||Medium 1 (M1)||Medium 2 (M2)||Small (S)||Widescreen (W)||Medium
|File Size (KB)||4,093||2,060||558||150||3,069||1,144|
*When shooting in Low Light
- The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.
|HD: 1280 x 720||640 x 480||HD: 1280 x 720||SD: 640 x 480|
|5x||10x||20x||5x||10x||20x||25 fps||30 fps*3|
|5 fps*1||2.5 fps*1||1.25 fps*1||6 fps*2||3 fps*2||1.5*2 fps|
|Movie Size (KB/sec.)||487||243||122||246||123||61||2,621||1,416|
|8GB||4 hr. 00 min. 33 sec.||7 hr. 34 min. 23 sec.||13 hr. 37 min. 54 sec.||7 hr. 34 min. 23 sec.||13 hr. 37 min. 54 sec.||22 hr. 43 min. 11 sec.||49 min. 15 sec.||1 hr. 28 min. 53 sec.|
|32GB||16 hr. 11 min. 39 sec.||30 hr. 35 min. 22 sec.||55 hr. 03 min. 40 sec.||30 hr. 35 min. 22 sec.||55 hr. 03 min. 40 sec.||91 hr. 46 min. 07 sec.||3 hr. 19 min. 00 sec.||5 hr. 59 min. 05 sec.|
*1 Playback frame rate is 25 fps.
*2 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*3.
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
- The approximate number of videos recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.
Playback Modes File
Still Images and Movies:
Auto Rotate, Rotate, Search (Date, Movies, Still Images)
Single, Index (4-100 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Information Display (Histogram, Overexposure Warning), Resume Playback, Transition, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, Photobook Set-up
Normal Playback*1, Pause, Slow Motion, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2
- Displays playback position and shooting time
*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels
*2 Approximately 4 seconds
*3 Rewind and Fast-forward are also available
Single Image*, Erase All
- The image data in the memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
* Movies can be erased individually.
Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
*2 mini-B compatible.
NTSC/PAL (unified type dedicated connector (female)) with digital, audio and video
Monaural (unified type dedicated connector (female)) with digital, audio and video
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
2 AA Alkaline Batteries (AA NiMH Batteries NB-3AH)
LCD on: 150
LCD off: 150
AA, LCD on: 200 shots
Using NiMH Batteries
LCD on: 500
LCD off: 1,100
Approx. 6 hours (Approx. 13 hrs. with AA NiMH batteries NB-3AH)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.73 x 2.43 x 1.17 in. (94.7 x 61.7 x 29.8mm)
Approx. 6.14 oz. / 174 g (Including the battery and memory card)
Approx. 4.44 oz. / 126 g (Camera body only)
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