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IMAGE SENSOR

 
     
  Type  
  1/2.3 type CCD  
  Effective Pixels  
  Approx. 12.1M  
  Colour Filter Type  
  Primary Colour  
 

IMAGE PROCESSOR

 
     
  Type  
  DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology  
 

LENS

 
     
  Focal Length  
  5.0 - 20.0 mm (35mm equivalent: 28 - 112mm)  
  Zoom  
  Optical 4x. Digital approx. 4x ¹ (with Digital Tele-Converter approx. 1.5x or 2.0x and Safety Zoom ²)¹. Combined approx. 16x  
  Maximum f/number  
  f/2.8 - f/5.9  
  Construction  
  6 elements in 5 groups (1 double sided aspherical UA element and 1 single-sided aspherical UA element)  
  Image Stabilisation  
  Yes (lens shift-type), Approx. 3-stop  
 

FOCUSING

 
     
  Type  
  TTL  
  AF System/ Points  
  AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (fixed to centre)  
  AF Modes  
  Single, Continuous ¹  
  AF Point Selection  
  Size (Normal, Small)  
  AF Lock  
  On/Off Selectable  
  AF Assist Beam  
  Yes  
  Closest Focusing Distance  
  3cm (W) from front of lens in macro  
 

EXPOSURE CONTROL

 
     
  Metering modes  
  Evaluative (linked to Face Detection AF frame), Centre-weighted average, Spot (centre)  
  AE Lock  
  On/Off Selectable  
  Exposure Compensation  
  +/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments.
i-Contrast for automatic dynamic range correction
 
  ISO sensitivity*  
  AUTO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  
 

SHUTTER

 
     
  Speed  
  1 - 1/1500 sec (factory default)
15 - 1/1500 sec (total range - varies by shooting mode)
 
 

WHITE BALANCE

 
     
  Type  
  TTL  
  Settings  
  Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom  
 

LCD MONITOR

 
     
  Monitor  
  6.8 cm (2.7") PureColor LCD II (TFT), approx. 230,000 dots  
  Coverage  
  Approx. 100%  
  Brightness  
  Adjustable to one of five levels. Quick-bright LCD  
 

FLASH

 
     
  Modes  
  Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Synchro  
  Slow Sync Speed  
  Yes. Fastest speed 1/1500 sec  
  Red-Eye Reduction  
  Yes  
  Flash Exposure Compensation  
  Face Detection FE, Smart Flash Exposure  
  Flash Exposure Lock  
  Yes  
  Built-in Flash Range  
  30cm - 4.2m (W) / 2.4m (T)  
  External Flash  
  Canon High Power Flash HF-DC1  
 

SHOOTING

 
     
  Modes  
  Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, FaceSelf-Timer, Low Light (2.0MP), Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Movie
*with Scene Detection Technology
 
  Photo Effects  
  My Colors (My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom Color (limited))  
  Drive modes  
  Single, Continuous, Self-Timer  
  Continuous Shooting  
  Approx. 0.9 shots/sec.¹ (until memory card becomes full)²  
 

RECORDING PIXELS / COMPRESSION

 
     
  Image Size  
  (L) 4000 x 3000, (M1) 3264 x 2448, (M2) 2592 x 1944, (M3) 1600 x 1200, (S) 640 x 480, (W) 4000 x 2248.
Resize in playback (M3, S, 320 x 240)
 
  Compression  
  Fine, Normal  
  Movies  
  (L)640 x 480, 30fps/30fps(LP)
(M)320 x 240, 30fps
 
  Movie Length  
  Up to 4GB or 1 hour (L and M) ¹  
 

FILE TYPES

 
     
  Still Image Type  
  JPEG compression, (Exif 2.2 [Exif Print] compliant) / Design rule for Camera File system, Digital Print Order Format [DPOF] Version 1.1 compliant  
  Movies  
  AVI [Motion JPEG compression + WAVE (monaural)]  
 

DIRECT PRINT

 
     
  Canon Printers  
  Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers and Canon Inkjet Printers supporting PictBridge (ID Photo Print, Fixed Size Print and Movie Print supported on SELPHY CP & ES printers only)  
  PictBridge  
  Yes  
 

OTHER FEATURES

 
     
  Red-Eye Correction  
  Yes, during shooting and playback  
  Intelligent Orientation Sensor  
  Yes  
  Histogram  
  Yes  
  Playback Zoom  
  Approx. 2x - 10x  
  Self Timer  
  Approx. 2 or 10 sec. or Custom  
  Menu Languages  
  English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Chinese (traditional), Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Ukrainian, Romanian, Farsi  
 

INTERFACE

 
     
  Computer  
  Hi-Speed USB (MTP, PTP) dedicated connector (Mini-B compatible)  
  Other  
  A/V output, dedicated connector (PAL/NTSC)  
 

MEMORY CARD

 
     
  Type  
  SD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus.  
 

SUPPORTED OPERATING SYSTEM

 
     
  PC & Macintosh  
  Windows 7/ Vista SP1-2/ XP SP2-3
Mac OS X v10.4 - 10.6
 
 

SOFTWARE

 
     
  Browsing & Printing  
  ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser  
  Other  
  PhotoStitch  
 

POWER SOURCE

 
     
  Batteries  
  Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L (battery and charger supplied)  
  Battery life  
  Approx. 240 shots ¹
Approx. 420 min. playback
 
  A/C Power Supply  
  Optional, AC adapter kit ACK-DC40  
 

ACCESSORIES

 
     
  Cases / Straps  
  Soft Leather Case DCC-60, Digital IXUS Metal or Leather Strap  
  Waterproof / Weatherproof Case  
  Waterproof Case (40m) WP-DC36, Waterproof Case Weight WW-DC1  
  Flash  
  High Power Flash HF-DC1  
  Power Supply & Battery Chargers  
  AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40  
 

PHYSICAL SPECIFICATIONS

 
     
  Operating Environment  
  0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90% humidity  
  Dimensions (WxHxD)  
  90.5 x 55.8 x 21.2 mm  
  Weight  
  Approx. 140g (including battery/batteries and memory card)  

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