Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical & 4x Digital & 16x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 12.7 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length 5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-112mm)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W); 2.6 ft. (80cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in-1.6 ft. (3-50cm (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder Available
LCD Monitor 2.7-inch TFT color wide viewing angle LCD
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/1600 sec.
15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot** * Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF ** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method AE Lock
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/30-stops increments
White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom (*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF).
Built-in Flash Auto, On, Off, FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range 12 in.-13 ft. (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (T)/(30cm-4.0m (W), 50cm-2.0m (T))
Recycling Time 12 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation N/A
Shooting Modes P, Live View Control, Auto, Easy, SCN1, Creative Filters2, Discreet, Movie3 1Blur Reduction, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter4 Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter 2Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect 3Standard, Miniature Effect 4Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
Photo Effects My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation available.
Self Timer Approx. 10-sec delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom* * Shooting start time (0-15 sec (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-second increments)) can be specified.
Wireless Control N/A
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 complaint
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels 4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen)
Number of Recordable Images
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2* (M2)
File Size (KB)
* When in Blur Reduction or Low Light.
Time of Recordable Movies
HD: 1280 x 720
640 x 480
320 x 240
HD: 1280 x 720
VGA: 640 x 480
Video Size (KB/sec.)
3 hr. 2 min.
1 hr. 45 min.
3 hr. 21 min.
5 hr. 35 min.
3 hr. 43 min.
6 hr. 42 min.
11 hr. 10 min.
1 hr. 49 min.
3 hr. 25 min.
12 hr. 28 min.
7 hr. 13 min.
13 hr. 43 min.
22 hr. 52 min.
15 hr. 15 min.
27 hr. 27min.
45 hr. 45 min.
** Actual frame rate is 23.976 fps.
*** Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
Playback Modes File - Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Resize, i-Contrast, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Red-Eye Correction
- Movies: Normal Playback*, slow motion**, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind
* Audio settings available in 5 levels.
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, all images
Video: any video file
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
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 1. 2 AA batteries (Alkaline NiMH batteries NB-3AH x2) 2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (Used together with the DC Coupler DR-DC10)
Shooting Capacity Approx. 200 shots
Playback Time Alkaline batteries: Approx. 8 hours
AA NiMH batteries: Approx. 11 hours
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.84 x 2.46 x 1.21 in. / 97.5 x 62.5 x 30.7mm
Weight Approx. 6.53 oz./185 g (including the battery and memory card)
Approx. 4.83 oz. / 137g (camera body only)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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