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Digital Camera
Item Code: 2664B001
Estimated Retail Price: $599.99

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 20x Optical/4x Digital/80x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor
Total PixelsApprox. 11.8 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 10.0 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length5.0-100.0mm f/2.8-5.7 (35mm film equivalent: 28-560mm)
Digital Zoom4x
Focusing RangeNormal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (W)
Super Macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm (W)
Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus, Manual focus
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderTFT color
LCD Monitor2.8-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle
LCD PixelsApprox. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 (W) - f/5.7 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/3200 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
Light Metering MethodEvaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE, Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto,* Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
Flash
Built-in FlashAuto, Manual, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range1.6-15.7 ft./50cm-4.8m (W), 3.3-8.5 ft./1-2.6m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time7 sec. or less (battery voltage=6V)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Long Shutter), Super Macro, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsMy Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer
Wireless ControlAvailable with optional Wireless Controller WC-DC300
Continuous ShootingNormal: approx. 4.0 fps; AF: approx. 1.1 fps; LV: approx. 1.2 fps (Large/Fine)
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatNormal, Fine, SuperFine, RAW
JPEG Compression ModeStill Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 3648 x 2736 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 2272 x 1704 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3840 x 2160 (Widescreen L), 1920 x 1080 (Widescreen S), RAW (3648 x 2736)
Movie: High Definition: 1920 x 1080 (30 fps); Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps), available up to 4GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (HD)/60 min. (SD) per clip
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
  Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)
SFFNSFFNSFFN
File Size (KB)4,3322,5651,2262,7201,6207802,0021,116556
2GB4487491,5367141,1812,3639601,7073,235
8GB1,7922,9946,1402,8554,7239,4463,8376,82212,927

  Medium 3 (M3)Small (S)Large Widescreen (LW)
SFFNSFFNSFFN
File Size (KB)1,002558278249150843,6002,1321,019
2GB1,8623,2356,1466,83010,24515,3685389031,862
8GB7,44212,92724,56227,29140,93761,4062,1543,6117,442

  Small Widescreen (SW)RAW
SFFNRAWJPEG
File Size (KB)1,09560430013,50016,065
2GB1,7073,0735,588130110
8GB6,82212,28022,329523442
Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data
  Full HD Standard Definition
1,920 x 1,080 640 x 480 320 x 240
30 fps 30 fps 30 fps
Movie size (KB/sec.) 5,296 1,402 480
2GB 6 min. 07 sec. 22 min. 45 sec. 1 hr. 4 min. 1 sec.
8GB 24 min. 30 sec. 1 hr. 30 min. 57 sec. 4 hr. 15 min. 51 sec.
Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileStill Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video OutNTSC/PAL
Audio OutStereo
OtherMini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; 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 Supply 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4) 2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4) (NB-3AH)3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional) Still Image: approx. 160 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 420 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) * Approx. 720 min. (AA-size Battery), approx. 840 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Power Source1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4) 2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4) (NB-3AH)3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional)
Shooting CapacityStill Image: approx. 160 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 420 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery (NB-3AH)) *
Playback TimeApprox. 720 min. (AA-size Battery), approx. 840 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)

* LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)5.02 x 3.48 x 3.45 in./127.5 x 88.3 x 87.7mm
WeightApprox. 20.6 oz./585g (camera body only)
Note: 26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian,Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish,Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi)

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