Image Sensor (CCD)
Type High Sensitivity CMOS (Back-illuminated)
Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1-megapixel
Size of CCD 1/2.3-inch
Focal Length (35mm film equivalent) 24mm (W) - 105 mm (T)
Optical Zoom 4.4x
Focus Range Normal 5cm - infinity (W) / 40cm - infinity (T)
Macro 3cm - 50cm (W)
Image Stabilizer (IS) System Lens-shift type image stabilizer system
Digital Image Processor DIGIC 4
LCD Monitor 3.2-inch TFT 16:9 Touch-screen color LCD
(Approx. 461,000 dots)
AF System

AF (Face AiAF/ Auto single point touch focus / Auto Servo AF touch focus )
If no face is detected, the 9-pointAiAF is used
Normal or small size can be selected

Metering System

Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detect AF
Fixed to center / linked to the AF frame

Exposure Mode Auto, P mode
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed (Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended Exposure Index) Auto, ISO 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200
White Balance

Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detect AiAF.

Type Mechanical shutter and electronic shutter
Speed (based on all scene modes) 15 - 1/1600
Type Iris
f/number f/2.0 - f/8.0 (W) / f/5.8 - f/8 (T)
Flash Range 50cm -5m (W) / 50cm - 2m (T)
Main Features Auto, on, off
red-eye reduction / Slow Sync / FE Lock
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes

Auto, P, Av, Tv, Movie Digest, Kids & Pets, Portrait, Smart Shutter, High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fish-eye, Miniature, Toy Camera, Monochrome, Creative Light Effect, Super Vivid, Poster, Color Accent, Color Swap, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie, iFrame Movie

Wink, Smile and Face Self-Timer
Also available while recording movie

Digital Zoom Approx. 4x (up to approx. 17.6x in combination with the optical zoom)
Main Features i-Contrast, Servo AF, Auto Red-Eye Correction,AF-Point Zoom, Blink Detection
My Colors My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom
Continuous Shooting

Normal: Approx. 3.4 shots/sec (Large and Fine mode)
High-speed Burst: Approx. 8.2 shots/sec

Number of Images Shot
(CIPA compliant)
Approx. 180 images
Recording Specifications
Recording Media SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus, HC MMCplus card
Data Type Still Images Exif 2.3 (JPEG Type)

MOV (Image data: H.264 / Audio data: Linear PCM - Stereo)

Not compatible with AVI format
Number of Recording Pixels Still Images 16:9 -

Large: 4000 x 2248 Medium 1: 2816 x 1584
Medium 2:1920 x 1080 Small: 640 x 360

3:2 -

Large: 4000 x 2664 Medium 1: 2816 x 1880
Medium 2: 1600 x 1064 Small: 640 x 424

4:3 -

Large:4000 x 3000 Medium 1: 2816 x 2112
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200 Small: 640 x 480

1:1 -

Large:2922 x 2922 Medium 1: 2112 x 2112
Medium 2: 1200 x 1200 Small: 480 x 480

Low light, Best Image Selection, High-speed Burst:
1984 x 1488

Data stamp is available in all recording pixels

1920 x 1080 (24fps) /
1280 x 720 (30fps) (iFrame format supported)/
1280 x 720 (6 / 3 / 1.5fps) (Miniature Movie) /
640 x 480 (30fps) /
640 x 480 (6 / 3 / 1.5fps) (Miniature Movie) /
640 x 480 (120fps3) (Super Slow Motion Movie) /
320 x 240 (30fps) /
320 x 240 (240fps4) (Super Slow Motion Movie)

Actual video frames is 23.976fps
Actual video frames is 29.97fps
3 Actual video frames is 119.88fps
4 Actual video frames is 239.76fps

Playback Modes Still Images Single Image, Movie, Magnified Focus, Index, Magnified, Filtered Playback, Sildeshow
Movies Super Slow Motion, Edit
Editing Function Delete, Protect, My Category, My Favorite, Ratio Adjustment, My Color, Crop, Rotate, Red-Eye Correction
Direct Print PictBridge
Display Languages 26 languages

Unified digital input/output
(Hi-Speed USB, MTP, PTP, Audio and Video output# supported)
mini-B compatible
HDMI Mini Connector compatible and HDMI-CEC

Power Source Battery Pack NB-6L /
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40
(excluding protrusions)
(CIPA compliant)
100.6 x 55.4 x 25mm
(CIPA compliant)
Approx. 165g (Camera body only)
Approx. 185g (Including battery & memory card)
All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice.

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