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PowerShot SX230 HS Black

PowerShot SX Series

PowerShot SX230 HS

PowerShot SX230 HS PowerShot SX230HS Body (black shown here) Battery Pack NB-5L Battery Charger CB-2LX Wrist Strap WS-DC11 AV Cable AVC-DC400ST USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

Specifications

Type


Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 14x Optical & 4x Digital and 56x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer

Type


12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels


Approx. 12.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels


Approx. 12.1 Megapixels

Focal Length


5.0 (W) - 70.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 392mm)

Digital Zoom


4x

Focusing Range


Normal AF: 2.0 in (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft (1m) - infinity (T)

Macro AF: 2.0 in - 1.6 ft (5-50cm) (W)

Autofocus System


TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus

Optical Viewfinder


N/A

LCD Monitor


3.0-inch TFT LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels


Approx. 461,000 dots

LCD Coverage


Approx. 100%

Maximum Aperture


f/3.1 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed


1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Sensitivity


Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200

Light Metering Method


Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**

* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF

** Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method


Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift; AE Lock

Exposure Compensation


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

White Balance Control


Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom

Built-in Flash


Auto, Manual (3 levels), Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro

Flash Range


2.5 - 11.5 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft (T), 75cm - 3.5m (W), (1.0 - 2.0m, (T))
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance

Recycling Time


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

Flash Exposure Compensation


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

Shooting Modes


M, Av, Tv, P, Auto1, Easy, Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, SCN2, Creative Filter3, Movie41 Smart Auto also available for videos.
2 Smart Shutter5, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
3 Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect6, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
4 Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button)
5 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
6 Also available for videos

Photo Effects


My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color**
Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are 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.) number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control


N/A

Continuous Shooting


Normal (P Mode): 3.2 shots/sec.
High-speed Burst: 8.1 shots/sec.

Storage Media


SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, Eye-Fi 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

JPEG Compression Mode


Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Number of Recording Pixels


16:9
4000 x 2248 (Large), 2816 x 1584 (Medium 1), 1920 x 1080 (Medium 2), 640 x 360 (Small)3:2
4000 x 2664 (Large), 2816 x 1880 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1064 (Medium 2), 640 x 424 (Small)4:3
4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)1:1
2992 x 2992 (Large), 2112 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1200 x 1200 (Medium 2), 480 x 480 (Small)

Image data


 Note: N=Normal F=FineStorage 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.* When in High-Speed Burst, Best Image Selection and Low Light mode.

Playback Modes File


- Stills & Videos: Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Filter Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)- Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Location Information Display, Resume, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, I Contrast Videos: Normal Playback*, slow motion**, skip backward, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind, editing, resume* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

Erase Modes


Select image, select range, all images. The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased). Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.

Video Out


NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Mini-HDMI connector

Audio Out


Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Other


SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

Power Source


Battery Pack NB-5L, AC Adapter Kit CA-DC10

Shooting Capacity


Approx. 210 shots

Playback Time


Approx. 4 hours

Operating Temperature


32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity


10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)


4.16 x 2.42 x 1.31 in. / 105.7 x 61.6 x 33.2mm

Weight


7.87 oz. / 223g (including the battery and memory card)
6.88 oz. / 195 g (camera body only)Note: 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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Awards

DPReview "Gold Award" Top Compact Travel Zoom Camera

TIPA 2011 Best Superzoom Camera

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