Canon SD970 Specifications

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SD970 IS Specifications

Type of Camera
Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital/20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
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
Lens
Focal Length
6.6-33.0mm f/3.2-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 37-185mm)
Digital Zoom
4x
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 0.8 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (W)
Digital Macro: 0.8-3.9 in./2-10cm (W)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder & Monitor
Viewfinder
N/A
LCD Monitor
3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle (PureColor LCD II)
LCD Pixels
Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Coverage
100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/3.2 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/1600 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method
Program AE, i-Contrast; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto,* Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
Flash
Built-in Flash
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
1-11 ft./30cm-3.5m (W), 1-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
N/A
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto, Program, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Creative Light Effect, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Long Shutter, Exposure Zoom, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Self-Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer
Wireless Control
Not available
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 1.0 fps
Image Storage
Storage Media
SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Compression
Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 4000 x 3000 (Large), 3264 x 2448 (Medium 1), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen)
Movie: High Definition: 1280 x 720 (30 fps); Standard Definition: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Available up to 4GB or 29 min. 59 sec. (HD)/60 min. (SD) per clip
Number of Recordable Images
 Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)Medium 3 (M3)
FNFNFNFN
File Size (KB)3,0841,4742,0609801,395695558278
2GB6261,2809301,9201,3652,6723,2356,146
8GB2,5055,1163,7217,6755,45710,67912,92724,562

  Small (S)Widescreen (W)
FNFN
File Size (KB)150842,3111,105
2GB10,24515,3688301,707
8GB40,93761,4063,3186,822
Time of Recordable Movies
  High DefinitionStandard Definition
1,280 x 720640 x 480320 x 240
30 fps30 fps30 fps
Movie size (KB/sec.)2,9551,316394
2GB10 min. 53 sec.23 min. 49 sec.1 hr. 13 min. 10 sec.
8GB43 min. 32 sec.1 hr. 35 min. 11 sec.4 hr. 52 min. 24 sec.
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 Specifications
Playback Modes File
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, By Date, By Folder, By File Type, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (9 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erasing Specifications
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
Interfaces
Computer Interface
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out
NTSC/PAL
Audio Out
Monaural
Other
Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; Memory card slot: direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply
Power Source
1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-5L 2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)
Shooting Capacity
Still Image: approx. 270 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.
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature
32-104�F/0-40�C
Operating Humidity
10-90%
Dimensions (WxHxD)
3.73 x 2.24 x 1.04 in./94.8 x 56.8 x 26.3mm
Weight
Approx. 5.64 oz./160g (camera body only)
Note: 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.

Canon, DIGIC, ELPH, PIXMA, and PowerShot and SELPHY are registered trademarks of Canon Inc.

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