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
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
4.3 (W) - 21.5 (T) mm (35mm equivalent: 24 - 120mm)
Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
Normal: 2.0 in./5 cm - infinity, 3.0 ft./90cm (T) - infinity
Macro: 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft./5 - 50cm (W) - infinity
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder & Monitor
LCD Monitor
3.5-inch LCD with wide viewing angle and Touch Panel Technology
LCD Pixels
Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed
1 - 1/3000 sec.
15 - 1/3000 sec. (Total shutter speed range), Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3 - 15 sec.
  • Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode
  • Shutter speeds available in Long Shutter: 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1 (unit: sec.)

  • Exposure Control
    ISO Sensitivity
    Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
    * Camera automatically sets the optical ISO speed according to the shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set in Auto.
    Light Metering Method
    Evaluative*, Center-Weighted average, Spot**
    * Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face AiAF
    ** 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
    * Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF
    Built-in Flash
    Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
    Flash Range
    1.6 - 11 ft./50cm - 3.5m (W), 3.0 - 6.6 ft./90cm - 2.0m (T)
  • Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

  • Recycling Time
    12 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
    Flash Exposure Compensation
    Shooting Specifications
    Shooting Modes
    Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Smart Shutter*, Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Creative Light Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Movie
  • *Automatically detects shooting scene
  • **Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Detection Self-timer

  • Photo Effects
    My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Lighter Skin, Darker Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom*
    *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 1-second increments) 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in 1-shot increments) can be specified.
    Wireless Control
    Continuous Shooting
    Approx. 0.7 shots/sec (approx. 2.7 shots/sec. in Low Light)
    Image Storage
    Storage Media
    SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus Card, HC MMCplus 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 (Monaural))
    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), 2,144 x 1,608 (Low Light)

    Movie: HD 1,280 x 720 (30 fps available up to 10 min. or 4GB per clip), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 60 minutes or 4GB per clip

    Playback Specifications
    Playback Modes File
    - Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display, Active Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Filtered Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
    - Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects (3 types), Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4 - 130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, i-Contrast
    - Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Resume

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

    Erasing Specifications
    Erase Modes
    Still Image: Select image, select all images (all filtered images)
    Movie: part of movie, all of movie
    Computer Interface
    Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio, and video*) HDMI (HDMITM mini connector)
    * mini-B compatible.
    Video Out
    NTSC/PAL (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio, and video)
    Audio Out
    SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA 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-6L
    2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40 (optional)
    Shooting Capacity
    Still Image: approx. 220 shots*
    *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
    Playback Time
    Approx. 5 hours.
    * LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
    Physical Specifications
    Operating Temperature
    Operating Humidity
    Dimensions (WxHxD)
    3.91 x 2.20 x 0.87 in./99.3 x 55.7 x 22.0 mm
    Approx. 5.64 oz./160g (including batteries and memory card)

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