Canon Powershot A400 Review

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Canon PowerShot A400



Playback Mode Screens & Menus




Canon PowerShot A400


When you switch to Playback mode, the last picture captured is displayed full screen. Pressing the DISP button toggles the extended exposure information seen in the next frame.



Canon PowerShot A400


The extended exposure information includes the file name, a histogram display, recording mode (auto or manual), exposure compensation, white balance setting, ISO speed, flash mode used, metering mode,   frame number / number total recorded, size/quality settings, and the date and time of capture.



Canon PowerShot A400 Zoom


Pressing the wide angle zoom button brings the thumbnail index mode with nine small images per page. You can quickly go through stored images and find the one you want to display full screen.



Canon Powershot A95

The image can be magnified up to 10x in ten steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way selector buttons.



Canon Powershot A95

Pressing the MENU button brings up this page of options. Protect or unprotect image(s), rotate portrait mode image for display on TV, Sound Memo will let you attach up to a 60 sec voice "note" with an image, Erase all will delete ALL the images, Auto Play is for automated playback on a TV, Print Order lets you set the DPOF printing information, and Transfer Order lets you select the order from which the images are transferred to your computer.



Canon Powershot A95

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker. Here is the full info screen shown before playing a movie clip.



Canon Powershot A95

You get "VCR-like" buttons to control the playback of movie clips.





Canon Powershot A95

You can also edit the length of a movie clip.





Canon Powershot A95

The Sound Memo options lets you record memos or notes up to 60 seconds in length which are attached to still images. You can overwrite or delete previous memos.



Canon Powershot A95

The Setup sub-menu lets you to turn the Beep sounds on/off, adjust the volume of several functions, adjust the LCD's brightness, enable the Auto Power Down option (off, on), set the time and date in the internal clock, format the CF card, reset the file numbering, set auto rotate (on or off), set the distance unit (m/ft), set the menu language, and specify the video out format (NTSC or PAL).



Canon Powershot A95

The MyCamera sub-menu lets you customize the startup and shutdown screens and the camera's sound effects.




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