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PowerShot SD4500 IS Silver

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Digital Compact Camera
Item Code: 4346B001
Estimated Retail Price: $279.99

Specifications

Type
Compact digital still camera w/built-in flash, 10x Optical zoom and 4.0x Digital and 40x Combined Zoom

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
10.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels
Approx. 10.6 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
10x zoom: 6.3 (W) - 63.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 36 (W) - 360 (T) mm

Digital Zoom
Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 15x in combination with the optical zoom)

  • Still images: not available when the recording pixel setting is W.
  • Videos: optical zoom not available while shooting.

Focusing Range
Normal AF: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T);
Macro AF: Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft.. (1 - 50cm) (W);
Infinity AF: 9.8 ft. (3m) - infinity (W), 9.8 ft. (3m) - infinity (T)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
N/A

LCD Monitor
3.0-inch TFT color LCD, with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels

LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/3.4 (W) - f/5.6 (T)

Shutter Speed
1 - 1/4000 sec.

15 - 1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

  • Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode.
  • Shutter speeds available: 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1, 0.8, 0.6, 0.5, 0.4, 0.3, 1/4, 1/5, 1/6, 1/8, 1/10, 1/13, 1/15, 1/20, 1/25, 1/30, 1/40, 1/50, 1/60, 1/80, 1/100, 1/125, 1/160, 1/200, 1/250, 1/320, 1/400, 1/500, 1/640, 1/800, 1/1000,1/1250, 1/1600, 1/2000 (Unit: sec.)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto*, ISO 125/200/400/800/1600/3200 in P Mode
* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF.
** Fixed to center.

Exposure Control Method
AE Lock

Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

  • Not available when shooting videos

Back to TopWhite Balance

White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.

Back to TopFlash

Built-in Flash
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off, FE Lock, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Red-Eye Reduction, Shutter Sync, Safety FE, Smart Flash Exposure

  • Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detec AF.

Flash Range
12 in. - 12 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T)
30 - 3.5cm (W), 1.0 - 2.0cm (T)

  • Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto*1, P, Portrait, Kids&Pets, Smart Shutter*2, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie*3

*1 Scenes are automatically determined

*2 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

*3 Smart Auto available

Photo Effects
My Colors Off/Vivid/Neutral/Sepia/Black & White/Positive Film/Lighter Skin/Darker Skin/Vivid Blue/Vivid Green/Vivid Red/Custom Color*
* 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 one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control
N/A

Continuous Shooting
Normal: Approx. 3.7 shots/sec.*

AF Low Light: Approx. 1.0 shot/sec.*

High-Speed Burst: Approx. 8.8 shots/sec.*

  • Speed varies depending on zoom position
* Depending on the shooting conditions, the camera settings and the zoom position, the shooting speed may slow down. As the number of images increases, the shooting speed may slow down.

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card, Eye-Fi 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 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels
Large: 3648 x 2736, Medium 1: 2816 x 2112
Medium 2: 2272 x 1704
Small: 640 x 480, Widescreen: 3648 x 2048

  • Fixed to 1824 x 1368 when in High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, and Low Light

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

  Large (L) Medium 1 (M1) Medium 2 (M2)
F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 2,565 1,226 1,620 780 558 278
4GB 1,471 3,017 2,320 4,641 6,352 12,069
16GB 6,026 12,354 9,503 19,007 26,010 49,420

  Small (S) Widescreen (W) Medium (M) in Low Light, Best Image Selection & High-Speed Burst
F N F N F N
File Size (KB) 150 84 1,920 918 706 353
4GB 20,116 30,174 1,978 4,022 5,028 9,284
16GB 82,367 123,550 8,101 16,473 20,591 38,015

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

  Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap Super
Slow Motion
Full HD:
1920 x 1080
HD:
1280 x 720
640 x 480 320 x 240 320 x 240
24 fps* 30 fps* 30 fps* 30 fps* 240 fps**
Video size (KB/sec.) 4,335 3,054 1,416 495 2,457
4GB 14 min.
34 sec.
20 min.
43 sec.
43 min.
43 sec.
1hr. 58 min.
19 sec.
25 min.
46 sec.
16GB 59 min.
40 sec.
1 hr. 24 min.
54 sec.
2 hr. 59 min.
03 sec.
8 hr. 4 min.
30 sec.
1 hr. 45 min.
35 sec.

  Miniature Effect

HD: 1280 x 720

640 x 480
Speed
5x
Speed
10x
Speed
20x
Speed
5x
Speed
10x
Speed
20x
6 fps 3 fps 1.5 fps 6 fps 3 fps 1.5 fps
Video size (KB/sec.) 573 287 143 246 123 61
4GB 1 hr. 45 min.
52 sec.
3 hr. 21 min.
09 sec.
5 hr. 35 min.
16 sec.
3 hr. 43 min.
30 sec.
6 hr. 42 min.
20 sec.
11 hr. 10 min.
33 sec.
16GB 7 hr. 13 min.
30 sec.
13 hr. 43 min.
40 sec.
13 hr. 43 min.
40 sec.
15 hr. 15 min.
11 sec.
27 hr. 27 min.
20 sec.
45 hr. 45 min.
35 sec.
*Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps
**Actual frame rate is 239.76 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.

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

Playback Modes File
Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
Still Images: Single, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Magnification (approx. 2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Trimming, Resize, My Colors, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.
Videos: Normal Playback*, Slow Motion**, Special Playback, Editing, Resume
* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Select image, select range, all images (all filtered images)

  • The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
  • Using the Video editing function, sections of the video (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.

Back to TopInterfaces

Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video*)
*mini-B compatible.

Video Out
NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Audio Out
Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

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-9L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC70

Shooting Capacity
Approx. 150 shots

Playback Time
Approx. 4 hours and 30 min.

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.99 x 2.30 x 0.88 in. / 101.3 x 58.5 x 22.3mm

Weight
Approx. 6.70 oz. / 190g (camera, including batteries and memory card)

Approx. 5.89 oz. / 167g (camera body only)

26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi and Japanese)

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

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