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PowerShot A3100 IS

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Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Type


12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels


Approx. 12.4 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Focal Length


6.2 (W) - 24.8 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)

Digital Zoom


4x

Focusing Range


3cm (1.2 in.) - infinity (W); 30cm (12 in.) - infinity (T)
Macro: 3 - 60 (W), 30 - 60 cm (T) (1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (W), (12 in. - 2.0 (T))

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder


N/A

LCD Monitor


2.7-inch TFT color LCD

LCD Pixels


Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/2.7 (W) - f/5.6 (T)

Shutter Speed


1 - 1/1600 sec.
15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)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
(Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.)

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


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, Smart Flash

Flash Range


30 cm - 4.0 m (W), 30 cm - 2.0 m (T) (12 in. - 6.6 ft., 12 in. - 13 ft. (T))Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time


10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)

Flash Exposure Compensation


N/A

Shooting Modes


P, Auto*, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN**, Movie*Automatically detects shooting scene**Face Detection Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

Photo Effects


My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation available.

Self Timer


Approx. 10-sec delay/approx 2-sec. delay/custom*
* Shooting start time (0-10 sec (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-second increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control


N/A

Continuous Shooting


Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (approx. 2.6 shots/sec./ in Low Light)

Storage Media


SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

File Format


Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Image: 4000 x 3000 (Large), 3264 x 2448 (Medium 1), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen), Low Light 1600 x 1200

Movie data


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


- Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
- Movies: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Erase Modes


Still Image: single image, select range, all images
Movie: any movie file

Computer Interface


USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Video Out


NTSC/PAL

Audio Out


Monaural

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-8L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60

Shooting Capacity


Approx. 240 shots

Playback Time


Approx. 6 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)


3.83 x 2.29 x 1.11 in./97.2 x 58.2 x 28.1

Weight


Approx. 5.47 oz./155g (camera, including batteries and memory card)26 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, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi)

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

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