Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4.2x Optical, 4x Digital and Approx. 17x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Image Capture Device

20.2 Megapixel*, 1.0-inch CMOS (sensor aspect ratio: 3:2)
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels

Total Pixels 
Approx. 20.9 Megapixels

Effective Pixels 
Approx. 20.2 Megapixels


Focal Length 
8.8 (W) - 36.8 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 24-100mm)

Optical Zoom 

Digital Zoom 

Focusing Range 
Normal/Auto: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 1.3 ft. (40 cm) - infinity (T) Macro: 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft. (5-50 cm) (W)

Autofocus System 
TTL Autofocus (Continuous, Servo AF), Manual Focus


Optical Viewfinder 
Not available

LCD Monitor 
3.0-inch Tilt, Capacitive Touch Panel LCD with wide viewing angle (3:2)

LCD Pixels 
Approx. 1.04 million dots

LCD Coverage 
Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture 
f/1.8 (W), f/2.8 (T)

Shutter Speed 
1-1/2000 sec.
15*-1/2000 sec. (in Tv mode)
250*?1/2000 sec. (in M mode) 

*30-1.3 sec is available only at ISO 125-3200, 250-40 sec. is available only at ISO 125.

Exposure Control

Auto*, ISO 125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200/ 4000/5000/6400/8000/10000/12800 (When in P mode) 

*Optimal ISO speed is automatically set depending on the shooting mode.

Light Metering Method 
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect.
** Fixed to Center, linked to AF frame

Exposure Control Method 
Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock

Exposure Compensation 
Still Images: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Videos: ±3 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

White Balance

White Balance Control 
Auto, Day Light, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, White Balance Correction (Underwater mode), White Balance Correction


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

  • Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect
  • Flash Range 
    1.6 ft. (50 cm) -23 ft. (7.0 m) (W), 1.3 ft. (40 cm) - 13 ft. (4.0 m) (T)
    Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance

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

    Flash Exposure Compensation 
    ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

    Shooting Specifications

    Shooting Modes 
    C, M, Av, Tv, P, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Movie*3 

  • Shooting movies is done with the movie button

  • *1 Portrait, Smart Shutter*4, Star*5, Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks
    *2 High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
    *3 Standard, Manual (Movie), iFrame Movie 
    *4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer
    *5 Star Portrait, Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie

    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

    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 
    Not available

    Continuous Shooting 

    1. Normal: Approx. 6.5 shots/sec (in AUTO and P modes)
    2. AF: Approx. 4.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
    3. LV: Approx. 4.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
    • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
    • Differs depending on the zoom position.
    *1 Using an 8 GB, UHS-I compatible memory card that meets Canon's testing standards. The number of shots changes depending on subjects, brands of memory cards, etc. Shooting in RAW (including RAW+JPEG) is excluded.

    Image Storage

    Storage Media 
    SD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards

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

    Image Recording Format 
    Superfine / Fine

    JPEG Compression Mode 
    Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG), RAW (12 bit, CR2 (Canon Original))
    Video: MP4 (Image: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (Stereo))

    Number of Recording Pixels 
    Still Images:

    1. 16:9 - Large: 5472 x 3080; Medium 1: 4320 x 2432; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 720 x 408;
    2. 3:2 - Large: 5472 x 3648, Medium 1: 4320 x 2880, Medium 2: 2304 x 1536, Small: 720 x 480
    3. 4:3 - Large: 4864 x 3648, Medium 1: 3840 x 2880, Medium 2: 2048 x 1536, Small: 640 x 480
    4. 1:1 - Large: 3648 x 3648; Medium 1: 2880 x 2880; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480
    5. 4:5 - Large: 2912 x 3648; Medium 1: 2304 x 2880; Medium 2: 1232 x 1536; Small: 384 x 480;
    Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps*4 / 30 fps*2
    Full HD iFrame: 1920 x 1080: 30 fps*2
    Full HD Star Time-Lapse Movie: 1920 x 1080: 15 fps*3 / 30 fps*2
    HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps*2
    640 x 480: 30 fps*2
    Miniature Effect: 1280 x 720: 6 fps*1 / 3 fps*1 / 1.5 fps*1
    Miniature Effect: 640 x 480: 6 fps*1 / 3 fps*1 / 1.5 fps*1
    Digest Movie: 1280 x 720: 30 fps

    *1 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*2.
    *2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
    *3 Actual frame rate is 14.985 fps.
    *4 Actual frame rate is 59.94 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)SF7,9199853,9809,1748523,4418,1549583,871
    Medium 1 (M1)SF5,1641,5066,0815,9101,3205,3295,2531,4795,971
    Medium 2 (M2)SF1,0956,82227,5371,8194,23417,0911,6174,72319,064
    Small (S)SF23927,291110,15028124,56299,13525027,291110,150

    File Size
    8 GB32 GBFile Size
    8 GB32 GB
    Large (L)SF6,1161,2725,1364,8831,5946,436
    Medium 1 (M1)SF3,9401,9647,9303,2862,3619,531
    Medium 2 (M2)SF1,2136,29725,4189737,67530,979
    Small (S)SF18835,089141,62215040,937165,225

    Note: SF=Superfine / F=Fine
    • 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 

     iFrame MovieMiniature EffectStar Time-Lapse Movie
    Full HD:1920 x 1080HD: 1280 x 720640 x 480Full HD: 1920 x 1280
    30 fps*15x10x20x5x10x20x15 fps*3*530 fps*1*5
    6 fps*23 fps*21.5 fps*26 fps*23 fps*21.5*2fps
    Movie Size (KB/sec.)4,898195984973371873
    8GB26 min. 22 sec.10 hrs. 42 min. 58 sec.20 hrs. 34 min. 24 sec.38 hrs. 15 min. 35 sec.26 hrs. 45 min. 37 sec.48 hrs. 27 min. 58 sec.82 hrs. 18 min. 04 sec.145 hrs. 30 min. 01 sec.189 hrs. 46 min. 59 sec.
    32GB1 hr. 46 min. 33 sec.43 hrs. 17 min. 23 sec.83 hrs. 06 min. 30 sec.154 hrs. 33 min. 09 sec.108 hrs. 05 min. 38 sec.195 hrs. 46 min. 14 sec.332 hrs. 26 min. 26 sec.587 hrs. 28 min. 48 sec.766 hrs. 11 min. 28 sec.

    Full HD: 1920 x 1080HD: 1280 x 720640 x 480
    60 fps*430 fps*130 fps*130 fps*1
    Movie size (KB/sec.)4,2882,945992382
    8GB30 min. 03 sec.43 min. 29 sec.2 hrs. 03 min. 55 sec.5 hrs. 14 min. 34 sec.
    32GB2 hrs. 01 min. 27 sec.2 hrs. 55 min. 43 sec.8 hrs. 20 min. 32 sec.21 hrs. 10 min. 38 sec.

    *1 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
    *2 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*1.
    *3 Actual frame rate is 14.985 fps.
    *4 Actual frame rate is 59.94 fps.
    *5 Only with shooting interval of 30 sec.

    Playback Specifications

    Playback Modes File 
    Stills & Videos:
    Auto Rotate, Index Continuous Display, Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Slideshow, Erase, Resume, Protect 

    Still Images:
    Single, Index, Magnification (2-10x), Switch to other images while zoomed, Information Display, Photobook Setup, Cropping, Resize, My Colors, Face ID Info, Histogram, RGB Histogram, Location Information, Overexposure Warning

    Normal Playback, Pause, Slow Motion, Skip Backward, Previous Frame, Next Frame, Skip Forward, Erase Clip, Editing, Movie Transcoding

    Erasing Specifications

    Erase Modes 
    Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images

  • The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems formate can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
  • Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.
  • RAW+JPEG images can be erased individually.


    Video Out 
    Analog: NTSC or PAL, Digital: HDMI (HDMI™ micro connector)

    Audio Out 

    SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers

    Power Source 
    Battery Pack NB-13L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC110

    Shooting Capacity 
    Approx. 210 shots 
    Approx. 310 shots with ECO Mode

    Playback Time 
    Approx. 4 hours

    Physical Specifications

    Operating Temperature 

    Operating Humidity 

    Dimensions (W x H x D) 
    4.06 x 2.38 x 1.59 in. / 103.0 x 60.4 x 40.4 mm

    10.7 oz. / 304 g (CIPA standard)
    9.84 oz. / 279 g (camera only)

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