Mark Peters : February 26th 2012 - 10:20 CET
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS digital camera with 8x zoom : Canon has introduced a new compact camera to its affordable and popular PowerShot A series. The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS compact camera is the first PowerShot A model to include a powerful 8x optical zoom lens that lets users get even closer to the action. The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS combines Canon’s leading lens technology, a slim and stylish design and a range of features and technologies that make taking pictures and recording HD movies easier than ever before. With a metal body available in a choice of four colors, the new Canon PowerShot is the perfect take-anywhere camera for the style-conscious consumer looking for impressive results.|
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
The PowerShot A4000 IS digital camera features a range of Canon’s leading imaging technologies to ensure that no matter the scene and subject - from city trips to summer holidays - great photographs can be achieved to share with friends and family. The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS features a 16 Megapixel image sensor which works together with Canon’s powerful DIGIC 4 processor to ensure pictures are captured in clear detail and with vivid colors.
Canon A4000 IS camera lens
Sitting at the top of the new PowerShot A series is the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS, the first PowerShot A series camera to feature an 8x optical zoom lens. In addition the Canon PowerShot camera also features a 28mm wide-angle lens that helps to capture more of the scene, from group gatherings to breathtaking landscapes. The slim and compact camera body fits easily into a bag during trips or evenings out, so you can get even closer to the action with your camera. Face Detection Technology makes capturing shots of friends and family even easier by automatically focusing on the faces in shot and adjusting exposure to ensure skin tones are natural.
Capture HD video in 720p
The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS digital camera is able to instantly record HD movies (720p) thanks to a dedicated Movie Record button. For effortless point and shoot photography, Smart Auto mode detects 32 different scenes and can be accessed instantly from any photo mode with one press of the new Auto button. This ensures users can have the confidence to experiment with camera settings, and instantly be able to leap straight back to Smart Auto mode at the touch of a button.
Canon PowerShot A4000 with Image Stabilizer
The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS camera features an optical Image Stabilizer with Intelligent IS technology. Whether taking videos of friends, or blooming flowers, Intelligent IS automatically detects the type of scene and subject and automatically applies one of six different IS modes in order to produce the best possible result. For people looking to learn more about the functionality and photo modes on their camera, the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS features a Help button that instantly brings up on-screen guidance.
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS photo effects
Getting creative is easy with the Canon PowerShot camera thanks to the introduction of Creative Photography modes. With the touch of a button users can instantly shoot photos with six different creative photo effects. For example Monochrome adds impact and atmosphere to portraits and landscapes with black and white, sepia or blue monochrome effects, while Fish-eye Effect transforms any shot to add a new perspective and Poster Effect gives photographs a retro look. The new Canon digital camera also features Discreet Mode, which automatically switches off all camera sounds and the flash, perfect for subtly capturing photos without attracting attention when discretion is required or where flash photography is prohibited.
Canon A4000 IS specifications
• Compact metal camera body
• 16 Megapixel resolution
• 28mm wide-angle lens
• 8x optical zoom
• 7.5cm / 3-inch LCD
• 720p HD movies
• Intelligent IS
• 32 Smart Auto scenes
• Live view control
• Face detection
• Help button
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS price & availability
The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS digital compact camera will be available in the colors black, silver, blue, red and pink from February 2012, for a suggested retail price of $200 USD / £170 GBP / €190 Euro incl. VAT. Prices and colors may differ from country to country.
Canon PowerShot Sales package
• Canon PowerShot A4000 IS
• Canon NB-11L battery pack
• Canon CB-2LD battery charger
• Canon WS-800 wrist strap
• USB interface cable
• Software CD-ROM
Canon PowerShot A4000 IS review
The moment we receive a Canon PowerShot A4000 IS test sample, we will start working on an in-depth Canon PowerShot A4000 IS review, including a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and test videos. Also see our Canon PowerShot G1 X and Canon IXUS 500 HS sample photos.