Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital/20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
Focal Length 6.6-33.0mm f/3.2-5.7 (35mm film equivalent: 37-185mm)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity Macro: 0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (W) Digital Macro: 0.79-3.9 in./2-10cm (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder Real image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 2.5-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle (PureColor LCD II)
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/3.2 (W) - f/5.7 (T)
Shutter Speed 1/60-1/1600 sec., 15-1/1500 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Sensitivity Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
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 Program AE; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto,* Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom * Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range 12 in.-11 ft./30cm-3.5m (W), 12 in.-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time 10-sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation N/A
Shooting Modes Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Self Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control Not available
Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.2 fps
Storage Media SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen) Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 640 x 480 (up to 2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 160 x 120 (up to 3 min. at 15 fps)
Number of Recordable Images
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
File Size (KB)
Medium 3 (M3)
File Size (KB)
Time of Recordable Movies
Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
640 x 480
320 x 240
160 x 120
640 x 480
30 fps LP
Movie size (KB/sec.)
3 min. 09 sec.
7 min. 30 sec.
15 min. 00 sec.
1 min. 01 sec.
1 min. 56 sec.
2 min. 42 sec.
13 min. 02 sec.
31 min. 45 sec.
1 hr. 3 min. 30 sec.
3 min. 57 sec.
7 min. 30 sec.
10 min. 29 sec.
50 min. 21 sec.
2 hr. 3 min. 30 sec.
4 hr. 7 min. 00 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 Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other 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-5L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional) Still Image: approx. 320 shots*/800 shots (LCD off) Approx. 420 min. * 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-5L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 320 shots*/800 shots (LCD off)
Playback Time Approx. 420 min. * 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) 3.76 x 2.26 x 1.08 in./95.4 x 57.3 x 27.4mm
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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