Canon Powershot SD400

Category: Digital Cameras - Date: March 12, 2006

Canon Powershot SD400 Digital Camera

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Design
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Performance

Canon Powershot SD400 Introduction

The camera’s 5.0 megapixel CCD delivers a richness and clarity of detail that gives you the freedom to create extra-large prints. The bright 3x optical zoom lens handles snapshots and landscapes with equal ease. With its unique Digital ELPH design, the camera fits beautifully in your hand, and its ultra-white stainless body emits a brilliant glow.

Canon Powershot SD400 Design

The body shape is formed with straight lines and gentle curves, making the main body look more compact and enhanced the holding comfort when shooting. Even with a 1/2.5-inch 5.0 megapixel CCD and 3x optical zoom lens, a more compact, thinnerbody was achieved by ultra-high density mounting of the main circuit board, and employing an SD memory card and small battery pack. Though its body is superbly slim, the PowerShot SD400 has an oversized 2.0 inch LCD screen that makes it easy to frame and play back your scene. 86.0×53.0x20.7 mm (3.4×2.1×0.8 in.)
Approx. 130 g (4.6 oz.) (Camera body only)

Canon Powershot SD400 Features

Has a built in High-intensity LCD Monitor. Typically, a display becomes less viewable in a bright ambient light. The Powershot’s 2.0-inch LCD monitor has great viewability, even in a bright place such as outside; this is due to its improved employing power saving functions and a high-intensity backlight. Also, the Quick-bright LCD function, which switches the brightness to the highest setting by pressing DISP. button for at least 1 second, has been equipped. When shooting in dark conditions, the camera automatically brightens the LCD monitorto suit the brightness of the subject, making it easier to frame and focus on the subject.

Canon Powershot SD400 Performance

Canon’s DIGIC II Image Processor is designed to improve processing speed and image quality, so the DIGIC II processor provides markedly faster camera startup, autofocus and playback plus it assures that every image is more colorfully vibrant. This is tied to the Mode Switch, which is used to select settings of shooting and playback. Manual Shooting Mode lets you have the ultimate in creative control, you set aperture and shutter speed. In Auto Shooting Mode the camera chooses all the settings, so you can concentrate on your subject. There are many modes to choose from for that perfect image. The PowerShot SD400 Digital ELPH also lets you shoot in 60 fps full motion video to easily capture fast moving subjects. Plus, you have the option of 30 fps for general shooting. For movies small enough to attach to an e-mail, select the compact movie setting.

Whats included in the package

Digital Camera, Wrist Strap WS-600, AV Cable AVC-DC300, Battery Pack NB-4L, Battery Charger CB-2LV, Interface Cable IFC-400PCU, SD Memory Card SDC-16M (16MB), CD-ROM

Conclusion

This compact and lightweight digital camera comes equipped with dynamic digital technology. The camera’s 2″ TFT color LCD (118,000 pixels) gives a big image preview and playback. Its features include a real-image optical zoom viewfinder;
9-point autofocus; PictBridge compatibility; built-in flash with auto and red-eye reduction modes and continuous shooting: 2.1 shots per second.

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One Response to “Canon Powershot SD400”

  1. marty Says:

    I have this camera and i have been happy since day one..it has a sleek look, it’s lcd screen is great and my pictures are always of great quality.