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PowerShot A2500 Black

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About PowerShot A2500 Black


PowerShot A2500
Item Code: 8253B001
Estimated Retail Price: $109.99

Specifications

Type
Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital, and 20x Combined Zoom

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD

Total Pixels
Approx. 16.6 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 16.0 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 25.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)

Optical Zoom
5x

Digital Zoom
4x

Focusing Range
Normal: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3-50cm) (W)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
N/A

LCD Monitor
2.7-inch TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
1 - 1/2000 sec.

15 - 1 sec. (shooting long exposures)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 100 - ISO 1600, 1-step increments

Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot

Exposure Control Method
Still images: AE Lock, FE Lock, AF Lock

Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
(Not available when shooting movies)

Back to TopWhite Balance

White Balance Control
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Back to TopFlash

Built-in Flash
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off

Flash Range
1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.9 - 6.6 ft. (T) / 50cm - 3.0m (W), 1.2m - 2.0m (T)

Recycling Time
10 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto, P, Live View Control, Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button.

Photo Effects
N/A

Self Timer
Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom Timer*

* Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control
N/A

Continuous Shooting
Approx: 0.8 shots/sec. (In P Mode)

Approx. 2.9 shots/sec. (In Low Light Mode)

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

File Format
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)

Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monoaural))

Number of Recording Pixels
Still Images:

[Large]: 4608 x 3456

[Medium 1]: 3264 x 2448

[Medium 2]: 1600 x 1200

[Small]: 640 x 480

[Widescreen]: 4608 x 2592

* 2304 x 1728 when in Low Light mode

Movies:

HD 1280 x 720: 25 fps

640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)

Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 5 fps*1, 2.5 fps*1, 1.25 fps*1

Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps*2, 3 fps*2, 1.5 fps*2

*1Playback frame rate is 25 fps

*2 Playback frame rate is 30 fps (29.97)

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2) Small (S) Medium
(M)*
Widescreen (W)
File Size (KB) 4,093 2,060 558 150 1,144 3,069
8GB 1,903 3,721 12,927 40,937 6,638 2,531
32GB 7,684 15,020 52,176 165,225 26,792 10,219


*When in Low Light
• The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

  Miniature Effect Other
HD: 1280 x 720 640 x 480 HD: 1280 x 720 SD: 640 x 480
5x 10x 20x 5x 10x 20x 25 fps 30 fps*3
5 fps*1 2.5 fps*1 1.25 fps*1 6 fps*2 3 fps*2 1.5*2 fps
Movie Size (KB/sec.) 487 243 122 246 123 61 2,621 1,416
8GB 4 hr. 00 min. 33 sec. 7 hr. 34 min. 23 sec. 13 hr. 37 min. 54 sec. 7 hr. 34 min. 23 sec. 13 hr. 37 min. 54 sec. 22 hr. 43 min. 11 sec. 49 min. 15 sec. 1 hr. 28 min. 53 sec.
32GB 16 hr. 11 min. 39 sec. 30 hr. 35 min. 22 sec. 55 hr. 03 min. 40 sec. 30 hr. 35 min. 22 sec. 55 hr. 03 min. 40 sec. 91 hr. 46 min. 07 sec. 3 hr. 19 min. 00 sec. 5 hr. 59 min. 05 sec.

*1 Playback frame rate is 25 fps.
*2 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*3.
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

• The approximate number of videos recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

Playback Modes File
Still Images and Movies:

Auto Rotate, Rotate, Search (Date, Movies, Still Images)

Still Images:

Single, Index (4-100 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Information Display (Histogram, Overexposure Warning), Resume Playback, Transition, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, Photobook Set-up

Movies:

Normal Playback*1, Pause, Slow Motion, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2

- Displays playback position and shooting time

*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels

*2 Approximately 4 seconds

*3 Rewind and Fast-forward are also available

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Single Image*, Erase All

The image data in the memory card stored with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).

* Movies can be erased individually.

Back to TopInterfaces

Computer Interface
Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Video Out
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Audio Out
Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Other
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Source
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-11L

Shooting Capacity
Normal: Approx. 220 shots

ECO Mode: Approx. 300 shots

Playback Time
Approx. 5 hours

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.85 x 2.20 x 0.82 in. / 97.7 x 56.0 x 20.9mm

Weight
Approx. 3.88 oz. / 110g (Body Only)
Approx. 4.41 oz. / 125g (CIPA Standard)

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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