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PowerShot A610

PowerShot A Series

PowerShot A610 Kit Contents

PowerShot A610 Kit Contents PowerShot A610 Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4) SD Memory Card SDC-16M Wrist Strap WS-200 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Audio/Video Cable AVC-DC300


Type of Camera


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

Image Capture Device


5.0 Megapixel, 1/1.8 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels

Approx. 5.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels

Approx. 5.0 Megapixels


Focal Length

7.3 - 29.2mm f/2.8-4.1 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)

Digital Zoom


Focusing Range

Normal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinityMacro: 0.4 in.-1.5 ft./1-45cm (WIDE), 9.8 in. - 1.5 ft./25-45cm (except WIDE)

Autofocus System

TTL Autofocus (continuous/single)


Optical Viewfinder

Real-image optical zoom viewfinder

LCD Monitor

2.0 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (vari-angle)

LCD Pixels

Approx. 115,000 pixels

LCD Coverage


Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture

f/2.8 (W) - f/4.1 (T)

Shutter Speed

15-1/2000 sec.; Slow shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.

Exposure Control


AUTO, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent

Light Metering Method

Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*
* Metering frame with Spot Mode fixed to center or linked to AF frame.

Exposure Control Method

Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual.AE Lock is available

Exposure Compensation

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

White Balance

White Balance Control

Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater), Custom


Built-in Flash

Operation Modes: Auto, On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow Synchro

Flash Range

Normal: 1.5-13.8 ft./45cm - 4.2m (W), 1.5-9.8 ft./45cm - 3.0m (T)
Macro: 0.8-1.5 ft./25-45cm (when sensitivity is set to ISO 100 equivalent)

Recycling Time

Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

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

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes

Auto; Creative: P, Av, Tv, M, C; Image: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie

Photo Effects

Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White

Self Timer

Activates shutter after an approx. 2 sec./10 sec. delay, Custom

Wireless Control

Not available

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 2.4 fps

Image Storage

Storage Media

SD Memory Card, MultiMediaCard

File Format

Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)

Image Recording Format

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

JPEG Compression Mode

Normal, Fine, SuperFine

Number of Recording Pixels

Still Image: 2,592 x 1,944 (Large), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)Movie: 640 x 480/320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps), 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)

Number of Recordable Images

Image data

Time of Recordable Movies

Movie data

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 Specifications

Playback Modes File

Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Slow Motion, Editing

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes

Still Image: Single image, All images
Movie: Part of movie, All of movie


Computer Interface

USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B PTP)

Video Out


Audio Out



Memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP, SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers via camera's USB cable.

Power Supply

1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery (x4)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK600 Still Image: approx. 350 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery) *1 Approx. 960 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 960 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery)*

Power Source

1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery (x4)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK600

Shooting Capacity

Still Image: approx. 350 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery) *1

Playback Time

Approx. 960 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 960 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery)*

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature

32-104° F/0-40° C

Operating Humidity


Dimensions (W x H x D)

4.13 x 2.60 x 1.93 in./104.8 x 66.0 x 49.1mm


Approx. 8.29 oz./235g (camera body only)


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Note: When using the converter lenses, we recommend using the LCD screen to preview composition and refraining from the use of the built-in flash to avoid harsh shadows in the resulting photos.

† Prices and specifications subject to change without notice. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary.

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