Image Capture Device

16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CCD

Total Pixels 
Approx. 16.6 Megapixels

Effective Pixels 
Approx. 16.0 Megapixels


Focal Length 
5.0 (W) - 40.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 224 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom 

Focusing Range 
Normal: 0.4 in. (1cm) - infinity (W), 4.3 ft. (1.3m) - infinity (T)

Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50cm) (W) Macro: 1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (3-60cm) (W)

Autofocus System 
TTL Autofocus


Optical Viewfinder 
Not Available

LCD Monitor 
3.0-inch TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle

LCD Pixels 
Approx. 461,000 dots

LCD Coverage 
Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture 
f/3.2 (W) - f/6.9 (T)

Shutter Speed 
1 - 1/2000 sec.

15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Exposure Control

Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600 (in P mode)/6400 (in Low Light mode)

Light Metering Method 
Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, Spot*2 

*1 Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect AE).
*2 Fixed to center.

Exposure Control Method 
AE Lock

Exposure Compensation 
+/-2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
(Not available when shooting movies)

White Balance

White Balance Control 
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom


Built-in Flash 
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off

  • Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.

Flash Range 
1.6 - 11 ft. (W), 4.3 - 5.6 ft. (T) / 50cm - 3.5m (W), 1.3m - 1.7m (T)

Recycling Time 
10 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)

Flash Exposure Compensation 

Shooting Specifications

Shooting Modes 
Auto, P, Portrait, Smart Shutter*, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Stich Assist 

* Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button

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

Self Timer 
Approx. 10-sec. delay, approx. 2-sec. delay, custom* 

* Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control 

Continuous Shooting 
Approx: 0.8 shots/sec. (In P Mode)

Approx. 2.9 shots/sec. (In Low Light Mode)

Image Storage

Storage Media 
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card

File Format 
Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible

JPEG Compression Mode 
Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)

Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2-channel monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels 
Still Images:

1) 16:9 - Large: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1: 3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360 

2) 3:2 - Large: 4608 x 3702; Medium 1: 3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424 

3) 4:3 - Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1: 3246 x 2448; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 640 x 480 

4) 1:1 - Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480 

* 2304 x 1728 (when in Low Light) 


[Miniature Effect]
1280 x 720*1, 640 x 480*2 

[Other than the above]
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps*3

*1 Shooting: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps 
Playback: 25 fps 

*2 Shooting: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps 
Playback: 30 fps*3 

*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

Number of Recordable Images

Image data 

File Size (KB)8 GB32 GBFile Size (KB)8 GB32 GBFile Size (KB)8 GB32 GB
Large (L)SF5,1841,5066,0816,1441,2725,1366,9121,1314,567
Medium 1(M1)SF2,5952,95811,9433,0832,50510,1153,4362,2529,094
Medium 2(M2)SF1,0956,82227,5378998,18733,0441,0027,44230,040
Small (S)SF18835,089141,62222130,703123,91924927,291110,150
Medium (M)FN/A1,1446,63826,792

File Size (KB)8 GB32 GB
Large (L)SF5,1841,5066,081
Medium 1(M1)SF2,6012,95811,943
Medium 2(M2)SF7609,82439,653
Small (S)SF18835,089141,622
Medium* (M)SFN/A

*When in Low Light.
- The approximate number of images recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Time of Recordable Movies

Movie data 

 Miniature EffectOther
HD: 1280 x 720640 x 480HD: 1280 x 720SD: 640 x 480
5x10x20x5x10x20x25 fps30 fps*3
5 fps*12.5 fps*11.25 fps*16 fps*23 fps*21.5*2fps
Movie Size (KB/sec.)487243122246123612,6211,416
8GB4 hr. 00 min. 33 sec.7 hr. 34 min. 23 sec.13 hr. 37 min. 54 sec.7 hr. 34 min. 23 sec.13 hr. 37 min. 54 sec.22 hr. 43 min. 11 sec.49 min. 15 sec.1 hr. 28 min. 53 sec.
32GB16 hr. 11 min. 39 sec.30 hr. 35 min. 22 sec.55 hr. 03 min. 40 sec.30 hr. 35 min. 22 sec.55 hr. 03 min. 40 sec.91 hr. 46 min. 07 sec.3 hr. 19 min. 00 sec.5 hr. 59 min. 05 sec.

*1 Playback frame rate is 25 fps.
*2 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*3.
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

• The approximate number of videos recordable on memory cards other than the above can be calculated by using the above figures as a reference and extrapolating accordingly.

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File 
Still Images and Movies:

Auto Rotate, Rotate, Search (Date, Movies, Still Images, Favorites, People) 

Still Images:

Single, Index (4-100 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Information Display (Histogram, Overexposure Warning), Resume Playback, Transition, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, Cropping, Photobook Set-up 


Normal Playback*1, Pause, Slow Motion, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2 

- Displays playback position and shooting time 

*1 Audio settings available in 5 levels

*2 Approximately 4 seconds

*3 Rewind and Fast-forward are also available

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes 
Single Image*, Erase Range, Erase All 

- 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). 

* Movies can be erased individually.


Computer Interface 
Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

Video Out 
NTSC/PAL (unified type dedicated connector (female)) with digital, audio and video

Audio Out 
Monaural (unified type dedicated connector (female)) with digital, audio and video

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 Source 
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-11L

Shooting Capacity 
Normal: Approx. 190 shots

ECO Mode: Approx. 260 shots

Using NiMH Batteries (NB-3AH):
LCD On: Approx. 500 Shots
LCD Off: Approx. 1100 Shots

Playback Time 
Approx. 4 hours

Physical Specifications

Operating Temperature 

Operating Humidity 

Dimensions (W x H x D) 
3.76 x 2.20 x 0.81 in. / 95.4 x 56.0 x 20.6mm

Approx. 4.13 oz. / 117g (Body only)

Approx. 4.69 oz. / 133g (CIPA Standard)

All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.

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