PowerShot A3500 IS

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About PowerShot A3500 IS


PowerShot A3500 IS Digital Camera
Item Code: 8163B001
Estimated Retail Price: $159.99

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
Not Available

LCD Monitor
3.0-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 in Long Shutter)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 100 - ISO 1600 (ISO 6400 in Low Light mode)
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
Not Available

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto, P, Live View Control, 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
    Not Available

    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
    Not Available

    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 (monaural))

    Number of Recording Pixels
    Still Images:
    [Large]: 4608 x 3456
    [Medium 1]: 3264 x 2448
    [Medium 2]: 1600 x 1200
    [Small]: 640 x 480
    [Wide]: 4608 x 2592

  • 2304 x 1728 when in Low Light

  • Videos:
    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

    *1 Playback 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 720 640 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 fps*2
    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 with memory capacities 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 Pack NB-11L

    Shooting Capacity
    Normal: Approx. 200 shots
    ECO Mode: Approx. 265 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 0.78 in. / 97.7 x 56.0 x 19.8mm

    Weight
    Approx. 4.23 oz. / 120g (Body Only)
    Approx. 4.76 oz. / 135g (CIPA Standard)

    Note: 30 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Ukrainian, Malaysian, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Greek, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Vietnamese, and Japanese)

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

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