PowerShot A95

PowerShot A Series

Digital Camera
Item Code: 9459A001


Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and 3.0x Optical/4.1x Digital/12x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type5.0 M pixel, 1/1.8 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 5.3 Million
Effective PixelsApprox. 5.0 Million
Focal Length38-114mm, f/2.8 (W) - 4.9(T)
Digital Zoom4.1x
Focusing RangeNormal AF: 18 in./45cm - Infinity
Macro AF: 2 - 18 in./5 - 45cm (WIDE), 9.8 - 18 in./25 - 45cm (TELE)
Autofocus System9-point AiAF/1-point AF (FlexiZone, fixed to center)
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (with vari-angle function)
LCD PixelsApprox. 118,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture/2.8 (W) - f/8.0 (W), f/4.9 (W) - f/8.0 (T)
Shutter Speed15 - 1/2,000 sec. (Slow shutter operates with noise reduction)
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO*; ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
*Camera automatically sets the optimum speed.
Light Metering MethodEvaluative / Center-weighted average / Spot*
*Metering frame with Spot mode is AF point-linked/center fixed.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE / Shutter-Priority AE / Aperture-Priority AE / Manual
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
ND FilterNot Available
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H. Manual) or Custom
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto, On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction is available
Flash RangeWIDE: 45cm - 4.4m/1.5 - 14 ft.
TELE: 45cm - 2.5m/1.5 - 8.2 ft.
MACRO: 25cm - 45cm/9.8 in. - 1.5 ft. (When sensitivity is set to Auto)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)
Flash Exposure CompensationNot Available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Creative Zone (P, Tv, Av, M, C), Image Zone (Portrait, Landscape, Night scene, Fast shutter, Slow shutter), Special Scene Mode (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Movies, Stitch Assist
Photo EffectsOff, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 10 sec. or approx 2 sec. delay.
Wireless ControlNot Available
Continuous ShootingHigh Speed: Approx. 2.0 images/sec.
Normal: Approx. 1.5 images/sec.
(Large/Fine mode and LCD monitor off)
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompactFlash™ (CF) Card Type I
Print Order FormatDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatExif 2.2 (JPEG)
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 2,592 x 1,944 (Large), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 pixels (Small)
Movie: 640 x 480, 320 x 240 or 160 x 120
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
Menu SelectionFile Size (KB)Resolution(pixels)32MB64MB128MB256MB
Large/SuperFine2,5032,592 x 1,94411244999
Large/Fine1,3952,592 x 1,944214388177
Large/Normal6952,592 x 1,9444388176355
Medium 1/SuperFine1,6022,048 x 1,536183876154
Medium 1/Fine8932,048 x 1,5363368137276
Medium 1/Normal4452,048 x 1,53667136274548
Medium 2/SuperFine1,0021,600 x 1,2003061122246
Medium 2/Fine5581,600 x 1,20054109219440
Medium 2/Normal2781,600 x 1,200107217435868


These figures reflect standard shooting conditions established by Canon. Actual totals and file sizes may vary according to the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode.

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
 Resolution (pixels)32MB64MB128MB256MB
Movie/High640x48045 sec.92 sec.186 sec.374 sec.
Movie/Medium320x24091 sec.183 sec.368 sec.735 sec.
Movie/Low160x120241 sec.486 sec.973 sec.1,954 sec.

Above-written figures are measured under Canon's standard conditions and may vary depending on the scene, subjects or camera settings. Total length of movie files recordable on specific CF cards; Individual movie clips are limited to 3 minutes maximum per clip.

Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle (1 image), Index (9 thumbnail images)Slide show or Movie Magnification (approx. 2-10x), Magnified, Auto Rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Sound Memos (up to 60 sec.), Auto Play
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Images: Single Image, All Images Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Computer InterfaceUniversal Serial Bus (USB) mini-B/PTP
Video OutNTSC or PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherCF card slot (accept Type I card). Direct connection to Canon Direct Photo Printer and PictBridge compatible printers.
Power Supply 1. Size AA Alkaline battery x4
2. Size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x4
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS500) AA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 400; LCD Off - Approx. 1,000 Approx. 360 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged NB-2AH AA NiMH batteries)
Power Source1. Size AA Alkaline battery x4
2. Size AA NiMH battery (NB-2AH) x4
3. Compact Power Adapter (CA-PS500)
Shooting CapacityAA NiMH: LCD On - Approx. 400; LCD Off - Approx. 1,000
Playback TimeApprox. 360 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*1 with fully charged NB-2AH AA NiMH batteries)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32 - 104°F/0 - 40°C
Operating Humidity10 - 90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.98 x 2.54 x 1.37 in./101.1 x 64.6 x 34.7mm (Excluding protrusions)
WeightApprox. 8.29 oz./235g (camera body only)
*1 Canon's standard conditions of measuring shooting capacity are as follows: Normal temperature (23 degrees Celsius). LCD viewfinder is ON. Shoot images at wide angle end and at telephoto end alternately with 20 second intervals. Use flash every 4th shot. Turn camera off and on every 8th shot.