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Canon PowerShot A4000 IS Digital Camera Review

We put the Canon A4000 IS through our full series of performance tests and were shocked at the results.

$199.99 MSRP


The Canon PowerShot A4000 IS is a mid-range entry-level model sporting an 8x optical zoom lens in a body slim enough to slip into your pocket. The camera features little in the way of manual control or creature comforts relative to the more expensive models in the PowerShot lineup, but is simpler to operate. The A4000 IS is the head of Canon's entry-level "A" series and features a 16-megapixel image sensor, 3-inch 230k-dot resolution screen, and optical image stabilization. Available in blue, red, silver, pink, and black, the Canon A4000 IS goes for an MSRP of 199.99.

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Comparable Products

Before you buy the Canon PowerShot A4000 IS, take a look at these other point & shoot cameras.

Samsung PL120
$149.99 MSRP
Samsung WB150F
$229.00 MSRP
Sony Cyber-shot HX9V
$349.99 MSRP
Nikon Coolpix S6300
$199.95 MSRP


  1. Introduction
  2. Product Tour
  3. Hardware
  4. Photo Gallery
  5. Image Quality
  6. Sharpness
  7. Color
  8. Noise Reduction
  9. Distortion
  10. Video
  11. Usability
  12. Ease of Use
  13. Handling
  14. Controls
  15. Speed
  16. Features
  17. Video Features
  18. Specs & Ratings

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