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PowerShot SD980 IS

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series

PowerShot SD980 IS

PowerShot SD980 IS PowerShot SD980 IS Body Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-6L Battery Charger CB-2LY Wrist Strap WS-DC10 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AV Cable AVC-DC400

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital/20x 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


4.3(W) - 21.5(T) mm f/2.8-f/5.9 (35mm equivalent: 24(W) - 120(T) mm)

Digital Zoom


5x

Focusing Range


Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity, 2.9 ft./90cm (T)
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50cm (W)
Digital Macro: 2.0 in.-3.9 ft./5-10cm (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels


Approx. 230,000 dots

LCD Coverage


100%

Maximum Aperture


f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed


15-1/3000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.

Sensitivity


Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
* Camera automatically sets the optical ISO speed according to the shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set in Auto.

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AiAF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame

Exposure Control Method


Program AE, i-Contrast; AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


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

White Balance Control


Auto*, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
* The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detection AiAF

Built-in Flash


Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro

Flash Range


1.6 - 11 ft./50cm - 3.5m (W), 2.9 - 4.9ft./90cm - 1.5m (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, P, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Long Shutter, Creative Light Effects, Movie

Photo Effects


My Colors
My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color

Self Timer


Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer, Custom

Wireless Control


Not available

Continuous Shooting


Approx. 0.8 fps

Storage Media


SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus Card, HC MMCplus Card

File Format


Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels


Still Image: 4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 3,254 x 2,448 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,000 x 2,248 (Widescreen)Movie: HD 1,280 x 720 (30 fps) available up to 10 min. or 4GB per clip/640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 60 minutes per clip or 4GB

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), Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4 - 130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image, i-Contrast
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, 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-6L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional) Still Image: approx. 240 shots* Approx. 360 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-6L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional)

Shooting Capacity


Still Image: approx. 240 shots*

Playback Time


Approx. 360 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)


3.93 x 2.10 x 0.90 in/99.9 x 53.4 x 22.9 mm

Weight


Approx. 4.59 oz./130g (camera body only)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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