Canon Digital Cameras - Canon PowerShot A420

 
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Canon PowerShot A420 Digital Camera Review

The Canon PowerShot A420 camera is designed to get simple for everyone to take great photos. This digital camera compact, lightweight body is ergonomically shaped to fit comfortably in the hand. Preset Special Scene modes help with picture taking in tricky lighting conditions, including Indoor, Beach and Snow. For creative test, Color Swap modes and Color Accents are enable the impressive colour effects to be applied to images and movies direct from the camera.



Camera Effective Pixels Approx.4.0 million
Image Sensor 1/3-inch type CCD
(Total number of pixels: Approx 4.2 million) 
Lens 5.4 (W) - 17.3 (T) mm (35 mm film equivalent: 39 - 125 mm)
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.1 (T) 
Digital Zoom Still Images: Approx. 3.6x (Up to approx. 11x in combination with the optical zoom)
Movies (available in Standard mode only): Approx. 2.0 (Up to approx. 6.4 in combination with the optical zoom). 
Optical Viewfinder Real-image zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 1.8-inch, low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD, approx. 77,000 pixels (Picture coverage 100%)
AF System TTL autofocus
Focusing frame: 5-point AiAF/1-point AF (fixed to center)
Shooting Distance (From the front of the lens) Normal: 47 cm (1.5 ft.) - infinity
Macro: 5 - 47 cm (W)/25 - 47 cm (T)
(2.0 in. - 1.5 ft. (W)/9.8 in. - 1.5 ft. (T))
Super Macro: 1 - 5 cm (W) (0.39 in. - 2.0 in) (W)
Infinity: 3.0 m (9.8 ft.) - infinity
Shutter Mechanical shutter and electronic shutter
Shutter Speeds Shutter Speeds
Metering System Evaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot (fixed to center)
Exposure Compensation ±2.0 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed

Auto*, ISO 64/100/200/400 equivalent
* Camera automatically sets the optimal speed for each shooting mode.

White Balance Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H or custom
Built-in Flash Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, flash on with red-eye reduction, flash on, flash off, and slow synchro
Flash Range Normal: 47 cm - 3.0 m (W)/47 cm - 2.0 m (T) (1.5 - 9.8 ft. (W)/1.5 - 6.6 ft. (T))
Macro: 30 - 47 cm (12 in. - 1.5 ft.) (W/T)
(When ISO speed is set to AUTO.)
Shooting Modes Still images: Auto, Manual, Super macro*1, Color Accent*1, Color Swap*1, Special Scene*2, Stitch assist*1
Movies: Standard, Compact, Color Accent, Color Swap
*1 Selectable in Manual mode
*2 Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids&Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks
Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.3 shots/sec. (Large/Fine mode)
Self-timer Activates shutter after an approx. 10-sec./approx. 2-sec. delay or a Custom Timer
Recording Media SD memory card/MultiMediaCard
This camera has been tested with memory cards up to 2 GB. Use of all memory cards cannot be guaranteed.
File Format Design rule for camera file system and DPOF compliant
Data Type Still images: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)*1
Movies: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG)

*1: This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called "Exif Print"). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera's image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.

Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording Pixels(Still Images) Large: 2272 x 1704 pixels
Middle 1: 1600 x 1200 pixels
Middle 2: 1024 x 768 pixels
Small: 640 x 480 pixels
Postcard Date Imprint Mode: 1600 x 1200 pixels
Wide: 2272 x 1280 pixels
Number of recording pixels (Movies) Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap:
640 x 480 pixels (10 frames/sec.)
320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.)
Recording can continue until the memory card is full*
Max. Clip Size at one time: 1 GB**
Compact:
160 x 120 pixels (15 frames/sec.)
Max. Clip Length at one time: 3 minutes
* Using super high-speed memory cards (SDC-512MSH recommended).
Playback Modes Single, Index (9 thumbnail images),
Magnified (approx. 10x (max.)) in LCD monitor; images can be sent in the magnified state), Auto Play, Movie
Direct Print PictBridge compliant, and Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible
Interface USB (mini-B)
PTP (Picture Transfer Protocol)
Power Source 1. Two AA alkaline batteries (included in the camera kit)
2. Two AA rechargeable NiMH batteries (NB-3AH) (sold separately)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (sold separately)
Operating Temperature 0–40°C (32–104°F)
Operating Humidity 10–90%
Dimensions 103.0 x 51.8 x 40.2 mm (4.07 x 2.04 x 1.58 in.) (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 150 g (5.29 oz.) (camera body only)

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