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Control Panel on the Canon SX400?

Unlike some professional cameras, the Canon PowerShot SX400 IS does not have a top-level display. The verification of camera settings is instead done by looking at the position of control dials and, most importantly, by checking the rear LCD screen.

Top view of the Canon SX400

SX400 and credit card from top

Screen specs

Below is an overview of all the main screen specifications of the SX400. In particular, the rear LCD measures 3.0 inches and offers a resolution of 230,000 dots. The panel is not touch sensitive.

Canon SX400 Screen Specs
Viewfinder Type No viewfinder
Top-Level Screen no Top Display
LCD Framing Live View
LCD Size 3.0 inch
LCD Resolution 230k dots
LCD Attachment Fixed screen
Touch Input No touchscreen

Camera to camera comparisons

The Canon PowerShot SX400 IS is a fixed lens compact camera that was announced in July 2014 and is equipped with a 1/2.3-inch sensor. It offers a resolution of 15.9 megapixel. In the United States, the camera was initially launched at a price of $249.

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The table below compares the rear screen specs of the Canon SX400 to those of several similar cameras. Additionally, the table includes some information on other core features, such as the viewfinder, shutter, flash, and image stabilization system.

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Screen and Other Feature Comparison
    Camera
Model
Viewfinder
(Type or
000 dots)
Control
Panel
(yes/no)
LCD
Specifications
(inch/000 dots)
LCD
Attach-
ment
Touch
Screen
(yes/no)
Mech
Shutter
Speed
Shutter
Flaps
(1/sec)
Built-in
Flash
(yes/no)
Built-in
Image
Stab
1.
 
Canon SX400none n3.0 / 230 fixed n 1/1600s 0.8 Y Y
2.
 
Canon SX420none n3.0 / 230 fixed n 1/4000s 0.5 Y Y
3.
 
Canon SX410none n3.0 / 230 fixed n 1/4000s 0.5 Y Y
4.
 
Canon SX530none n3.0 / 461 fixed n 1/2000s 1.6 Y Y
5.
 
Canon SX610none n3.0 / 922 fixed n 1/2000s 2.5 Y Y
6.
 
Canon SX710none n3.0 / 922 fixed n 1/3200s 6.0 Y Y
7.
 
Canon SX700none n3.0 / 922 fixed n 1/3200s 8.5 Y Y
8.
 
Canon SX600none n3.0 / 461 fixed n 1/2000s 3.9 Y Y
9.
 
Canon SX60922 n3.0 / 922 swivel n 1/2000s 6.4 Y Y
10.
 
Canon SX510none n3.0 / 461 fixed n 1/1600s 3.8 Y Y
11.
 
Nikon L840none n3.0 / 921 tilting n 1/4000s 7.4 Y Y

If you would like to see a side-by-side review of this and another camera, just make a corresponding selection in the search boxes below. An an alternative, you can also directly jump to any one of the listed comparisons that were previously generated by the CAM-parator tool.

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    Specifications Summary
    Camera Model Canon SX400
    Camera Type Fixed lens compact camera
    Camera Lens 24-720mm f/3.4-5.8
    Launch Date July 2014
    Launch Price USD 249
    Sensor Specs
    Sensor Technology CCD
    Sensor Format 1/2.3" Sensor
    Sensor Size 6.17 x 4.55 mm
    Sensor Area 28 mm2
    Sensor Diagonal 7.7 mm
    Crop Factor 5.6x
    Sensor Resolution 15.9 Megapixels
    Image Resolution 4 608 x 3 456 pixels
    Pixel Pitch 1.33 μm
    Pixel Density 56.73 MP/cm2
    Moiré control no AA filter
    Movie Capability 720/30p Video
    ISO Setting 100 - 1 600 ISO
    Image Processor DIGIC 4+
    Screen Specs
    Viewfinder Type No viewfinder
    Top-Level Screen no Top Display
    LCD Framing Live View
    LCD Size 3.0 inch
    LCD Resolution 230k dots
    LCD Attachment Fixed screen
    V-logging Friendliness No front-flip
    Touch Input No touchscreen
    Shooting Specs
    Focus System Contrast-detect AF
    Manual Focusing Aidno Peaking Feature
    Maximum Shutter Speed 1/1600s
    Continuous Shooting 0.8 shutter flaps/s
    Silent Shootingno E-Shutter
    Time Lapse Photographyno Intervalometer
    Fill Flash Built-in Flash
    Storage Medium SDXC cards
    Second Storage Option Single card slot
    UHS card support no
    Connectivity Specs
    External Flash no Hotshoe
    USB Connector USB 2.0
    HDMI Port no HDMI
    Wifi Support no Wifi
    Body Specs
    Battery Type NB-11LH power pack
    Battery Life (CIPA)190 shots per charge
    Body Dimensions 104 x 69 x 80 mm
    (4.1 x 2.7 x 3.1 in)
    Camera Weight 313 g (11.0 oz)

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