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PowerShot A495

PowerShot A495 PowerShot A495 Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2) Wrist Strap WS-800 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AV Cable AVC-DC300

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.3x Optical/Approx. 4x Digital/Approx. 13x Combined Zoom

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 (W) - 21.6 (T)mm - 35mm (film equivalent: 37 - 122mm)

Digital Zoom


Approx. 4x

Focusing Range


Normal: 2 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 9.8 in. (25 cm) - infinity (T)Macro: 0.4 in - 1.6 ft. (W), 9.8 in. - 1.6 ft. (T) (1 - 50 cm (W), 25 - 50 cm (T))

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

Optical Viewfinder


N/A

LCD Monitor


2.5-inch type

LCD Pixels


Approx. 115,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)

Shutter Speed


1 - 1/2000 sec.15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode. Shutter speed 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 (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF (9-point)
** Fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method


Program AE; AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


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

White Balance Control


Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face AiAF (9-point)

Built-in Flash


Auto, Slow Synchro, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Shutter Sync: 1st curtain, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Smart Flash Exposure

Flash Range


30 cm - 3.0 m (W), 30 cm - 2.0 (T) (12 in. - 9.8 ft (W), 12 in. - 6.6 ft. (T))Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time


10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation


N/A

Shooting Modes


Auto, P, Special Scene (Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter), Movie

Photo Effects


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

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.

Wireless Control


N/A

Continuous Shooting


Approx. 0.9 shot/sec. approx. 2.5 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 data: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Image: 3648 x 2736 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 2272 x 1704 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3648 x 2048 (Widescreen)
Movie: Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 (29.97) fps/30 (29.97) fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 (29.97) fps)
Available up to 4GB*
*Even if the file size has not reached 4GB, recording stops when the recording time reaches 1 hour. For memory cards with a capacity less than 4GB, recording stops when the recording time reaches 1 hour.

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


Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Resume, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Rotate, Jump, Slide Show, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Movie: Normal Playback*, Slow Motion**, Pause, First Frame, Last Frame, Next Frame, Previous Frame, Fast Forward, Fast Rewind. Displays playback position and shooting time
*Audio settings available in 5 levels.
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available

Erase Modes


Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: any movie file one at a time.

Computer Interface


Hi-Speed USB 2.0 (mini-B jack)

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


1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. AA NiMH batteries (NB-3AH) (x2)
3. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (available accessory)

Shooting Capacity


Still Image: approx. 150 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 400 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery (NB-3AH))*

Playback Time


Approx. 8 hours. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 10 hours (AA-size NiMH Battery)* 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
0 - 35°C/32 - 95°F when NB-3AH is used

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


3.68 x 2.43 x 1.20 in./93.5 x 61.7 x 30.6mm

Weight


Approx. 6.17 oz./175g (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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