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Date 12.17.20
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Monocular telephoto compact digital camera
Imaging Processor
CMOS sensor, 1/3-inch type^ (sensor aspect ratio: 4:3)
^ The center portion of a 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor is used.
Effective Pixels: 12.1 Megapixels
Total Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
* Rounded to the nearest 100,000.
Self-cleaning Sensor
Not provided.
Focal Length
Optical 4x lens that switches between two focal lengths.
Telephoto side: approx. 100mm 35mm equivalent (13.8mm)
Super-tele side: approx. 400mm 35mm equivalent (55.5mm)
Digital Zoom: approx. 800mm 35mm equivalent (2x digital)
* Focal length can be checked through the viewfinder.
Lens Configuration
11 elements in 8 groups
* Aspherical lens, extra-low dispersion lens not included
* Front lens surface has a cover glass (Not included in the lens construction)
Digital Zoom
Enables approx. 2x magnification
Step Zoom
Switches among focal lengths in the following order, as controlled with the (ZOOM) button:
Equivalent to approx. 100mm (optical) -> equivalent to approx. 400mm (optical) -> equivalent to approx 800mm (digital).
Telephoto Magnification
  Still Photo Shooting Movie Recording
Equivalent to approx. 100mm Approx. 1.2x Approx. 1.2x
Equivalent to approx. 400mm Approx. 4.8x Approx. 4.8x
Equivalent to approx. 800mm Approx. 9.6x Approx. 9.6x
Focusing Range
Wide-angle: Approx. 3.28 ft. - Infinity / 1m - Infinity.
Telephoto: Approx. 14.76 ft. - Infinity / 4.5m - Infinity.
* Macro functionality not provided. Measure from the tip of the lens barrel.
Aperture Number
Wide-angle side: f/5.6
Telephoto side: f/6.3
* No aperture control.
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
AF Method
1-point AF
* Fixed at the center of the screen for 1-point AF.
Lens shift system
* 4-axis correction (Yaw/Pitch/X/Y)
* Image stabilization cannot be deactivated.
Powered IS
Dual Sensing IS
Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 2.36 million dots)
Screen Size
0.39 inch-type
Approx. 22mm (at -1m-1 from eyepiece lens end)
Dioptric Adjustment
Approx. -3 to +1m-1(dpf)
LCD Pixels
Approx. 1.04 million dots
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Recording Media Type
microSD / microSDHC /microSDXC memory card
* SD speed class compatible.
* UHS speed class compatible.
* UHS-I compatible.
Card Access Indicator
Lamp lights up / blinks.
Read Error Warning
The error warnings are displayed in the viewfinder, and the shutter release locks.
Card Formatting
Low-level formatting.
* Logical formatting not available.
Image Recording Format
Compliant to Design rule for Camera File system 2.0 and Exif. 2.31 * Supports time difference information.
Image Type / Extension
Image Type Extension
Still photos JPEG JPEG
Movies MP4 MP4

* RAW / C-RAW / HEIF shooting are not supported.
Image Quality /Recorded Pixels
Image Quality Recorded pixels
JPEG Large / Fine 12.0 megapixels (4000 x 3000)

* Image quality adjustment not available.
* Lower image quality when equivalent to approx. 800mm, due to digital cropping.
Aspect Ratio
Fixed at 4:3 and not adjustable.
Image File Size / Number of Possible Shots / Maximum Burst
File size
(Approx. MB)
Possible Shots
Maximum Burst
4.6 11460 50

* Number of shots available and maximum burst in high-speed continuous shooting driving mode.
* Number of shots available and maximum burst apply to a 64 GB card conforming to Canon testing standards.
* File size, number of possible shots, and maximum burst vary depending on shooting conditions (including subject and memory card brand).
Exposure Composition
Supported +/- 3 stops
Drive Mode
Single Shooting, Continuous Shooting
Movie Recording Format
Container Format MP4
H.264 / MPEG-4 AVC
* Variable (averaged) bit rate
Audio MPEG-4 AAC-LC (stereo)
Recording Size / Compression Method
Full HD: 1920x1080 / Standard (IPB)
* Movie recording size adjustment not available.
Frame Rate
When set to NTSC: 29.97 / 23.98 fps
Movie Bit Rate
Approx. 30 Mbps
* Video only, not including audio.
File Size
Approx. 217 MB/min.
Maximum Recording Time
9 min. 59 sec.
* Movie recording is not possible during Wi-Fi connection
Total Cumulative Recording Time Available
8 GB Approx. 35 min.
32 GB
Approx. 2 hr. 33 min.
128 GB Approx. 9 hr. 38 min
Maximum File Size
Card Format Maximum File Size
microSD FAT12/16 Max. 2 GB
FAT32 Max. 4 GB
microSDXC exFAT Unlimited
Card Performance Requirements (movie recording)
Micro SD card with SD Speed Class 6 or higher
Color Sampling Method
YCbCr 4:2:0 (8 bit)
Video Range
Full range (0-255)
Recording Microphone
Built-in stereo microphone
* External microphone IN terminal not provided.
HDMI Output
Not supported
* HDMI OUT terminal not provided.
Auto ( White balance presets not provided.)
White Balance Shift
Not supported.
White Balance Bracketing
Not supported.
Built-in Flash
Not provided.
External Flash
Not supported.
Playback Methods
Playback in the camera's electronic viewfinder.
Playback on a smartphone (requires Camera Connect app (Remote control from app is not available for video)).
Display Conditions
Still photos: Images saved in Design rule for Camera File system format.
Movies: Movie files in MP4 format
* May not support playback of images from cameras other than PowerShot Zoom.
Playback Functions
- Skip backwars (approx. 4 sec.)
- Previous frame
- Next frame
- Skip forward (approx. 4 sec.)

* slow motion, editing out first and last scenes, and volume adjustment are not available.
Shooting Information Display
Basic information display
* Display without information and detailed information display are not available.
Erasing Images
Select and erase images / All images on card.
Print Order (DPOF)
Not supported.
Direct Printing (PictBridge)
Wireless connections: Not suppored
Wired Connections: Not supported
Display Device
Shown in the electornic viewfinder
Shooting settings
Playback settings
Wireless communication settings
Function settings
Display Languages
31 languages are available.
English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Portuguese, Finnish, Italian, Ukrainian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Greek, Russian, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Vietnamese, Hindi, Romanian, Turksih, Arabic, Thai, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Malay, Indonesian, Persian, Hewbrew, and Japanese.
Firmware Updates
* Firmware can be updated using Camera Connect (transferring firmware from Camera Connect to the camera).
Terminal Type
USB Type-C
For charging the built-in battery and supplying the power to the camera.
* Recognized as a USB device when connected to a computer, and images on the memory card in the PowerShot Zoom camera can be browsed and imported (transfer speed equivalent to Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0)).
HDMI OUT Terminal
Not Provided.
Time Zone Setting (World Time)
Honolulu, Anchorage, Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago, New York, Caracas, Newfoundland, Sao Paulo, Fernando de Noronha, Azores, London, Paris, Cairo, Moscow, Tehran, Dubai, Kabul, Karachi, Delhi, Kathmandu, Dacca, Yangon, Bangkok, Hong Kong, Tokyo/Seoul, Adelaide, Sydney, Solomon Islands, Wellington, Chatham Islands, Samoa.
Time Difference Setting
Provided (15 minute increments).
Date / Time Back-up Battery
Same as battery that powers the camera.
Charging / Powering Specifications
Built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery.
Rated Voltage: 3.6 V
Capacity: 800 mAh
Power Source
USB Type
(Connection type)
Camera Status
Turned Off
Power turned On
Shooting Menu
Playback During
Type-C 18 W (9 V / 2 A)
or more
Charging Supplying
power to the
Supplying power to the camera + Charging
5 V / 3 A
5 V / 1.5 A -  
5 V / 0.5 A -  

* During Wi-Fi connection, excluding remote shooting.
* To avoid overheating, shooting may stop sooner when connected to a power supply during shooting.
Compatible Device
Commercially available USB Type-C devices that meet the specification requirements in charging /powering section. USB Power Adapter PD-E1 (Sold seperately).

Additional Third-Party Power Supplies*:
Anker PowerPort Atom PD1 (Charging adapter)
Anker PowerPort III Nano 20W
* Canon makes no representations or warranties with respect to any third party accessory or product mentioned.
Charging Temperature
Approx. 41-104°F / 5-40°C
Charging / Power Supply Display
Accessing to the files Green / Lit
Wi-Fi Connection established Green/ Blinking
USB Charging Orange / Lit
Viewfinder off Warning Green / Blinking
Error Green / Blinking
Charging Time
Charging Device
Charging Time for built-in Battery
PD-E1 1 hr. 50 min.

* To fully recharge a completely depleted battery (unless over-discharge; details conform to Canon testing standards).
* Charging time varies depending on remaining battery level and ambient temperature.
* For safety, charging takes longer in colder environments (41-50°F / 5-10°C).
* Charging time when connected to devices other than PD-E1 varies by device and is beyond the scope of this technical information.
Number of Shots Available
Approx. 150 shots
* Based on CIPA standards, at 73°F / 23°C
Movie Recording
Approx. 1 hr. 10 min..
* With a fully charged battery, at room temperatue 73°F / 23°C
Playback Time
Approx 2 hrs.
* With a fully charged battery, at room temperatue 73°F / 23°C
Start-up Time
Approx. 0.7 sec. * Based on CIPA testing standards.
Power-saving Functions
Time Options
Auto Power Off 15 sec. / 30 sec. / 1 min. / 3 min.
Viewfinder Off 3 min. / Disable
Operating Temperature
Operating Humidity
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 1.31 x 2.00 x 4.06 in. / 33.4 x 50.8 x 103.2mm
Approx. 5.12 oz. / 145g (including memory card)
Approx. 5.08 oz. / 144g (camera body only)

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This Limited Warranty is only effective upon presentation of a bill of sale, warranty card or other valid proof of purchase.


This Canon equipment is warranted against defective materials or workmanship for three years from the date of original purchase.


Equipment covered by this Warranty will be repaired or replaced in the U.S.A. without charge by Canon Factory Service Centers and Canon Authorized Service Facilities.


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Repairs will be made and the equipment will be returned, shipped at no charge.


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