PowerShot A620

PowerShot A Series
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Digital Camera
Item Code: 0321B001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/ 4x Digital/ 16x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type7.1 Megapixel, 1/1.8 inch charge coupled device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 7.4 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 7.1 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length7.3 - 29.2mm f/2.8-4.1 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Digital Zoom4x
Focusing RangeNormal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinity
Macro: 0.4 in.-1.5 ft./1-45cm (WIDE), 9.8 in. - 1.5 ft./25-45cm (except WIDE)
Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus (continuous/single)
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor2.0 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (vari-angle)
LCD PixelsApprox. 115,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 (W) - f/4.1 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/2000 sec.; Slow shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent
Light Metering MethodEvaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*
* Metering frame with Spot Mode fixed to center or linked to AF frame.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual. AE Lock is available
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater), Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto, On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow Synchro
Flash RangeNormal: 1.5-13.8 ft./45cm - 4.2m (W), 1.5-9.8 ft./45cm - 3.0m (T)
Macro: 0.8-1.5 ft./25-45cm (when sensitivity is set to ISO 100 equivalent)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto; Creative: P, Av, Tv, M, C; Image: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsVivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2 sec./10 sec. delay, Custom
Wireless ControlNot available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 1.9 fps
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)
Image Recording FormatStill Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
JPEG Compression ModeNormal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 3,072 x 2,304 (Large), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small)
Movie: 640 x 480/320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps), 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data

Small/N

Small/F

Small/SF

Medium2/N

Medium2/F

Medium2/SF

File Size

84KB

150KB

249KB

445KB

893KB

1,602KB

SDC-32MH

265

168

109

63

32

17

SDC-128M

1,118

711

460

269

136

76

SDC-512MSH

4,317

2,747

1,777

1,041

529

295

Medium1/N

Medium1/F

Medium1/SF

Large/N

Large/F

Large/SF

File Size

695KB

1,395KB

2,503KB

902KB

1,897KB

3,045KB

SDC-32M

40

20

11

31

15

9

SDC-128M

173

87

49

134

64

40

SDC-512MSH

671

339

190

520

251

156

Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data

Movie/
Low

Movie/
Medium

Movie/
High

Movie/

Fast Frame Rate

Movie/

Compact

File Size

330KB/sec.

660KB/sec.

1,980KB/sec.
1,320KB/sec.
120KB/sec.
SDC-32M

84 sec.

42 sec.

14 sec.

21 sec.

206 sec.

SDC-128M

355 sec.

181 sec.

64 sec.

92 sec.

869 sec.

SDC-512MSH

1,373 sec.

702 sec.

249 sec.

359 sec.

3,357 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, Rotation, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Slow Motion, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: Single image, All images
Movie: Part of movie, All of movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B PTP)
Video OutNTSC/PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherMemory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP, SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers via camera's USB cable.
Power Supply 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery (x4)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK600 Still Image: approx. 350 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery) *1 Approx. 960 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 960 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery)*
Power Source1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery (x4)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK600
Shooting CapacityStill Image: approx. 350 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery) *1
Playback TimeApprox. 960 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 960 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery)*
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104° F/0-40° C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.13 x 2.60 x 1.93 in /104.8 x 66.0 x 49.1mm
WeightApprox. 8.29 oz./235g (camera body only)
*1CIPA Standard
*Canon Standard Test Method.
Note: 22 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)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice. Canon, PowerShot and DIGIC are registered trademarks, and SELPHY and PIXMA are trademarks, of Canon Inc. in the United States and may also be registered trademarks or trademarks in other countries. Microsoft, Windows and the Windows logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Mac is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the United States and other countries. All other products and brand names are registered trademarks, trademarks or service marks of their respective owners.