Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 14x Optical/4x Digital/56x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
14.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels
Approx. 14.5 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 14.1 Megapixels
Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 70.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 392mm)
Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
2.0 in (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft (1m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 2.0 in - 1.6 ft (5 - 50cm) (W)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus, Manual focus
Viewfinder & Monitor
LCD Monitor
3.0-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/3.1 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed
1 - 1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range); 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**
* 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
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face Detection AF
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
12 in. - 11.5 (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft (T), 75 cm - 3.5 m (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 Specifications
    Shooting Modes
    Auto*, P, Tv, Av, M, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN**
  • *Automatically detects shooting scene
  • ** Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Detection Self-timer), Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist

  • 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
    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
    Continuous Shooting
    Normal: approx. 0.7 fps; AF: approx. 0.5 fps; LV: approx. 0.5 fps; Low Light: 2.6 fps
    Image Storage
    Storage Media
    SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
    File Format
    Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
    Image Compression
    Normal, Fine
    JPEG Compression Mode
    Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
    Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
    Number of Recording Pixels
    Still Image: 4,320 x 3,240 (Large), 3,456 x 2,592 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,320 x 2,432 (Widescreen), 2144 x 1,608 (Low Light)

    Movies: Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap: 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps); 4GB or approx. 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)
    F N F N F N F N
    File Size (KB) 3,597 1,719 2,302 1,100 1,395 695 558 278
    4GB 1,058 2,194 1,652 3.352 2,681 5,247 6,352 12,069
    16GB 4,334 8,985 6,769 13,727 10,981 21,486 26,010 49,420

      Small (S) Widescreen (W) Widescreen (W)
    F N F N F N
    File Size (KB) 150 84 2,700 1,291 990 495
    4GB 20,116 30,174 1,403 2,873 3,771 7,099
    16GB 82,367 123,550 5,746 11,766 15,443 29,070
    Time of Recordable Movies
      High Definition Standard Definition
    HD: 1,280 x 720 640 x 480 320 x 240
    30 fps* 30 fps* 30 fps*
    Movie size (KB/sec.) 3,057 1,417 495
    4GB 20 min. 43 sec. 43 min. 43 sec. 1 hr. 58 min. 19 sec.
    16GB 1 hr. 24 min. 54 sec. 2 hr. 59 min. 3 sec. 8 hr. 4 min. 30 sec.
    *Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps

    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
    - Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display, Active Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Smart Shuffle, Filter Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
    - Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, i-Contrast, Easy, Edit and Resume
    - Movies: Normal Playback*, slow motion**, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind, editing, resume

    * Auto settings available in 5 levels
    ** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.

    Erasing Specifications
    Erase Modes
    Select image, all images
  • The image data in the memory cared 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.

  • Interfaces
    Computer Interface
    USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
    Video Out
    NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
    Audio Out
    Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
    SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
    Power Supply
    Power Source
    1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-5L
    2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)
    Shooting Capacity
    Approx. 260 shots
    Playback Time
    Approx. 6 hours
    Physical Specifications
    Operating Temperature
    Operating Humidity
    Dimensions (WxHxD)
    4.17 x 2.33 x 1.26 in./105.8 x 59.3 x 31.9mm
    Approx. 7.58 oz./215g (including battery and memory card)

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