Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 12.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length 6.2 (W) - 24.8 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range 3cm (1.2 in.) - infinity (W); 30cm (12 in.) - infinity (T) Macro: 3 - 60 (W), 30 - 60 cm (T) (1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (W), (12 in. - 2.0 (T))
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder N/A
LCD Monitor 2.7-inch TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/2.7 (W) - f/5.6 (T)
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/1600 sec. 15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting modeShutter speeds available in Long Shutter: 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1 (unit: sec.)
Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.)
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 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom *Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.
Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash
Flash Range 30 cm - 4.0 m (W), 30 cm - 2.0 m (T) (12 in. - 6.6 ft., 12 in. - 13 ft. (T))
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation N/A
Shooting Modes P, Auto*, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN**, Movie
*Automatically detects shooting scene
**Face Detection Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
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 (0-10 sec (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-second increments)) can be specified.
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 compliant
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 4000 x 3000 (Large), 3264 x 2448 (Medium 1), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen), Low Light 1600 x 1200
Number of Recordable Images
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
Medium 3 (M3)
File Size (KB)
File Size (KB)
Time of Recordable Movies
Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
640 x 480
320 x 240
30 fps LP
Movie size (KB/sec.)
32 min. 26 sec.
1 hr. 2 min. 51 sec.
1 hr. 31 min. 25 sec.
2 hr. 12 min. 50 sec.
4 hr. 17 min. 23 sec.
6 hr. 14 min. 23 sec.
Note: N=Normal F=Fine 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 Modes File - Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist) - Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning - Movies: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind* Auto settings available in 5 levels ** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, select range, all images Movie: any movie file
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)
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 Battery Pack NB-8L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60
Shooting Capacity Approx. 240 shots
Playback Time Approx. 6 hours. *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
Operating Temperature 32-104 °F/0-40 °C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.83 x 2.29 x 1.11 in./97.2 x 58.2 x 28.1
Weight Approx. 5.47 oz./155g (camera, including batteries and memory card)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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