Focusing Range Normal: 2.0 in./5 cm - infinity, 3.0 ft./90cm (T) - infinity Macro: 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft./5 - 50cm (W) - infinity
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder N/A
LCD Monitor 3.5-inch LCD with wide viewing angle and Touch Panel Technology
LCD Pixels Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/3000 sec. 15 - 1/3000 sec. (Total shutter speed range), Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3 - 15 sec.
Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode
Shutter 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 (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index) * Camera automatically sets the optical ISO speed according to the shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set in Auto.
Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center-Weighted average, Spot** * Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face AiAF ** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method Program AE; i-Contrast; 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
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.
Recycling Time 12 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation N/A
Shooting Modes Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter*, Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Creative Light Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Movie
*Automatically detects shooting scene
**Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Detection Self-timer
Photo Effects My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom* *Adjustment of contrast, sharpness saturation red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
Self Timer Approx. 10 sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay custom* *Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in 1-second increments) 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in 1-shot increments) can be specified.
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus Card, HC MMCplus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 4,320 x 3,240 (Large), 3,456 x 2,592 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,320 x 2,432 (Widescreen), 2,144 x 1,608 (Low Light)
Movie: HD 1,280 x 720 (30 fps available up to 10 min. or 4GB per clip), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 60 minutes or 4GB per clip
Number of Recordable Images
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
Medium 3 (M3)
File Size (KB)
File Size (KB)
Time of Recordable Movies
HD: 1,280 x 720
640 x 480
320 x 240
Movie size (KB/sec.)
21 min. 23 sec.
46 min. 46 sec.
2 hr. 23 min. 41 sec.
1 hr. 27 min. 37 sec.
3 hr. 11 min. 32 sec.
9 hr. 48 min. 19 sec.
*Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps
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 - Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display, Active Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist) - Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects (3 types), Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4 - 130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, i-Contrast - Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Resume
*Auto settings available in 5 levels **5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
Erase Modes Still Image: Select image, select all images (all filtered images) Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Computer Interface Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio, and video*) HDMI (HDMITM mini connector) * mini-B compatible.
Video Out NTSC/PAL (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio, and video)
Audio Out Monaural
Other SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply 1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-6L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional)Still Image: approx. 220 shots* *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.Approx. 5 hours. * LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
Power Source 1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-6L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional)
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 220 shots* *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
Playback Time Approx. 5 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) 3.91 x 2.20 x 0.87 in./99.3 x 55.7 x 22.0 mm
Weight Approx. 5.64 oz./160g (including batteries and memory card)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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