LCD Monitor 2.8-inch TFT color, with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels Approx. 461,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/4.5 (T)
Shutter Speed 15-1/4000 sec. (Total shutter speed range; settable in Tv and M)
Sensitivity Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600/3200 (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index. *Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set to Auto.)
Light Metering Method Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, spot*2 *1 Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AiAF. *2 Fixed to center or linked to the AF frame.
Exposure Control Method Program AE, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, i-Contrast, Manual; AE Lock, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting standby only (Movies)
White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom1, Custom2 *The color of faces is evaluated in Face AiAF
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
Flash Range 1.6 ft.-23 ft./50 cm-7 m (W), 1.6-13 ft./50cm-4.0m (T)
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 7.4V)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Modes Auto*1, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Low Light, Quick Shot, SCN*2, Movie *1 Optimum image processing for each scene.*2 Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sports, Sunset, Night Scene, Fireworks, Beach, Underwater, Aquarium, Foliage, Snow, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist
Photo Effects My Colors My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom* *Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available.
Saving original image is not available.
Not available with RAW setting.
Self Timer Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/ Custom*1/Face Self-Timer*2 *1 Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments)) can be specified. *2 When the number of detected faces increases, the shutter is released after 2 sec. delay. However, if no face is detected for 30 seconds or more, the shooting operation starts automatically.
Storage Media SD/SDHC 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, RAW
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) RAW (CR2 Canon Original)) Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural))
Not compatible with AVI
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large); 2,816 x 2112 (Medium 1); 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2); 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3); 640 x 480 (Small); 3,648 x 2,048 (Wide); 3,648 x 2,736 (RAW); 1,824 x 1,368 (Medium*) * Low Light mode
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
Movie Size (KB/sec.)
22 min. 45 sec.
1 hr. 04 min. 01 sec.
1 hr. 30 min. 57 sec.
4 hr. 15 min. 51 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 (4-130 thumbnails can be selected), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW playback, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-ContrastMovie: 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 (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Audio Out Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and 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-7L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50 Still Image: approx. 390 shots (NB-7L/LCD on)*, approx. 1,000 shots (NB-7L/LCD off) Approx. 420 min. (NB-7L)
* 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-7L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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