PowerShot SD20

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series
Item Code: 9703A003

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and 6.5x digital zoom.
Image Capture Device
Type1/2.5 inch Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 5.4 Million
Effective PixelsApprox. 5.0 Million
Lens
Focal Length6.4mm (35mm film equivalent: 39mm)
Focusing RangeNormal: 3.9 in./10cm to Infinity, Macro: 1.2-3.9 in./3-10cm
Autofocus System9-point AiAF/1-point AF (Fixed to center), AF-assist Beam (On/Off selectable)
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderNone
LCD Monitor1.5 inch low temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD PixelsApprox. 78,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8
Shutter Speed15-1/1500 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto*; ISO 50/100/200/400 (equivalent ISO) *Camera automatically sets optimum speeds.
Light Metering MethodEvaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot* *Metering frame when spot is center fixed.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE
Exposure Compensation+/-2.0 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), or Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashAuto, Auto with Red-Eye Reduction, Flash on with Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On/Off, Slow-sync
Flash RangeNormal: 1.0-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (When ISO is set to AUTO)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or less
Flash Exposure CompensationNot available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Manual, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Indoor, Underwater, Macro, Stitch Assist, Movies
Photo EffectsOff, Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White
Self TimerOperates with approx. 10 sec. or 2 sec. Delay
Wireless ControlNot Available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 0.9 shots/sec.
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD Memory Card
File FormatDesign Rule for Camera File System Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Print Order FormatDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatStill Image: JPEG (Exif 2.2 compliant)
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine or Normal
Number of Recording PixelsLarge: 2592 x 1944, Medium1: 2048 x 1536
Medium2: 1600 x 1200, Small: 640 x 480
pixelsMovie: 640 x 480, 320 x 240 or 160 x 120
Number of Recordable Images
Image data

 

Small/
N

Small/
F

Small/
SF

Medium2/
N

Medium2/
F

Medium2/
SF

Medium1/
N

File Size

84KB

150KB

249KB

278KB

558KB

1002KB

445KB

SDC-16MB

126

80

51

46

24

13

30

SDC-128MB

1096

697

451

403

212

119

264

SDC-512MB

4420

2812

1819

1628

859

483

1066

 

Medium1/F

Medium1/SF

Large/
N

Large/
F

Large/
SF

Large/
Low

Movie/
Low

Movie/
High

File Size

893KB

1602KB

695KB

1395KB

2503KB

120KB

120KB

660KB

SDC-16MB

15

8

19

9

5

49 sec.

98 sec.

20 sec.

SDC-128MB

134

74

170

85

48

852 sec.

852 sec.

178 sec.

SDC-512MB

542

302

687

347

195

3438 sec.

3438 sec.

719 sec.

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine Storage capacity varies depending on the scene or the subjects. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of SD Memory Card. Individual clips are limited to 3 minutes.
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle, Index (9 thumbnail images)
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill images: Single Image, All Images
Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB (mini-B, PTP), Audio/Video Output (NTSC or PAL selectable)
Video OutNTSC or PAL
OtherSD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and BJ Photo Printers (no computer required), using camera's USB cable.
ID Photo Print, Movie Print
Power Supply Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (NB-3L) NB-3L: LCD On - Approx. 120 shots Approx. 140 min.
Power SourceRechargeable Lithium-ion battery (NB-3L)
Shooting CapacityNB-3L: LCD On - Approx. 120 shots
Playback TimeApprox. 140 min.
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104° F/0-40° C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.56 x 1.85 x 0.73 in. / 90.3 x 47.0 x 18.5mm
WeightApprox. 3.53 oz./100g (camera body only)
21 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian and Turkish)