Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 65x Optical, 4x Digital and 260x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Image Capture Device

16.0 Megapixel*, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels

Total Pixels 
Approx. 16.8 Megapixels

Effective Pixels 
Approx. 16.1 Megapixels


Focal Length 
3.8 (W) - 247.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 21-1365mm)

Digital Zoom 

Focusing Range 
0.0 in (0 cm) - infinity (W), 5.9 ft. (1.8 m) - infinity (T)
Macro 0.0 in. (0 cm) - 1.6 ft. (50 cm) (W)

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


Optical Viewfinder 
Electronic Viewfinder (Approx. 922,000 dots)

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

LCD Pixels 
Approx. 922,000 dots

LCD Coverage 
Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture 
f/3.4 (W), f/6.5 (T)

Shutter Speed 
1-1/2000 sec.
15-1/2000 sec. (in Tv and M modes)

Exposure Control

Auto*, ISO 100/125/160/200/250/320/400/500/640/800/1000/1250/1600/2000/2500/3200
(When in P mode)/6400 (When in Low Light mode)

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

Light Metering Method 
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
*1 Facial brightness is evaluated (Face Detect AE) in Face Detect.
*2 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: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

White Balance

White Balance Control 
Auto*, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 1, Custom 2, Multi-area White Balance, 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) - 18 ft. (5.5 m) (W), 5.9 ft. (1.8 m) - 9.8 ft. (3.0 m) (T)

    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 
    C1, C2, M, Av, Tv, P, Hybrid Auto, Auto, Creative Shot, Sports, SCN*1, Creative Filters*2, Movie*3 

    *1 Portrait, Smart Shutter*4, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Snow, Fireworks
    *2 High Dynamic Range, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
    *3 Standard, Manual (Movie), iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie
    *4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer

    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. 6.4* shots/sec. (in AUTO & P mode)
    2. AF: Approx. 3.8* shots/sec. (in P mode)
    3. LV: Approx. 4.6* shots/sec. (in P mode)
    • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
    • Differs depending on the zoom position.
    *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: 4608 x 2592; Medium 1: 3264 x 1832; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360 

    2) 3:2 - Large: 4608 x 3072; Medium 1: 3264 x 2176; Medium 2: 2048 x 1368; Small: 640 x 424

    3) 4:3 - Large: 4608 x 3456; Medium 1: 3264 x 2448; Medium 2: 2048 x 1536; Small: 640 x 480

    4) 1:1 - Large: 3456 x 3456; Medium 1: 2448 x 2448; Medium 2: 1536 x 1536; Small: 480 x 480

    5) 4:5 - Large: 2768 x 3456; Medium 1: 1952 x 2448; Medium 2: 1232 x 1536; Small: 384 x 480

    Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps*3 / 30 fps*2 
    Full HD iFrame Movie HD 1920 x 1080: 30 fps*2
    HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps*2 
    640 x 480: 30 fps*2
    Super Slow Motion Movie 640 x 480: 120 fps*1
    Super Slow Motion Movie 320 x 240: 240 fps*1
    Miniature Effect for Movie 1280 x 720: 6 fps*1 / 3 fps*1 / 1.5 fps*1
    Miniature Effect for Movie: 640 x 480: 6 fps*1  / 3 fps*1 / 1.5 fps*1
    Digest Movie: 1280 x 720: 30fps*2

    *1 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*2.
    *2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
    *3 Actual frame rate is 59.94 fps.

    Number of Recordable Images

    Image data 

    File Size (KB)8 GB32 GBFile Size (KB)8 GB32 GB
    Large (L)SF5,7881,3495,4466,6541,1744,742
    Medium 1 (M1)SF3,1992,4319,8143,5932,1548,695
    Medium 2 (M2)SF1,0956,82227,5371,4405,33921,550
    Small (S)SF18835,089141,62222130,703123,919

    File Size (KB)8 GB32 GBFile Size (KB)8 GB32 GB
    Large (L)SF7,3651,0584,2725,5241,4115,696
    Medium 1 (M1)SF3,8891,9968,0592,9412,64010,659
    Medium 2 (M2)SF1,6024,72319,0641,2136,29725,418
    Small (S)SF24927,291110,15018835,089141,622
    Medium* (M)F1,5974,81519,437NANANA

    File Size (KB)8 GB32 GB
    Large (L)SF4,4241,7537,080
    Medium 1 (M1)SF2,3463,27413,217
    Medium 2 (M2)SF9737,67530,979
    Small (S)SF15040,937165,225
    Medium* (M)FNANANA

    Note: SF=Superfine F=Fine 
    *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 

     iFrame MovieMiniature EffectSuper Slow Motion Movie
    HD: 1920 x 1080HD: 1280 x 720640 x 480640 x 480320 x 240
    30 fps*25x10x20x5x10x20x120 fps*1240 fps*1
    6 fps*13 fps*11.5 fps*16 fps*13 fps*11.5*1fps
    Movie Size (KB/sec.)4,89819598497337181,465976
    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.1 hr. 27 min. 00 sec.2 hr. 07 min. 47 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.5 hr. 51 min. 26 sec.8 hr. 36 min. 11 sec.

    Full HD: 1920 x 1080HD: 1280 x 720640 x 480
    60 fps*330 fps*230 fps*230 fps*2
    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 Playback frame rate is 30 fps*2.
    *2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
    *3 Actual frame rate is 59.94 fps.

    Playback Specifications

    Playback Modes File 

    Stills & Videos:
    Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Index Continuous Display, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Slideshow (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)

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

    Normal Playback*1, Pause, Slow Motion, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2, Erase chapters, Editing, Movie Transcoding

    Using the software included with the camera (ImageBrowser EX), there are 8 levels (1/8x to 1x) of playback speed for Super Slow Motion Movies possible on a computer.

    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 format 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.
  • Interfaces

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

    Audio Out 

    SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers.
    External Microphone input terminal (φ3.5mm stereo mini jack)

    Power Source 
    Battery Pack NB-10L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC80

    Shooting Capacity 
    Approx. 340 shots when using LCD monitor
    Approx. 450 shots when using ECO mode

    Playback Time 
    Approx. 6 hours

    Physical Specifications

    Operating Temperature 

    Operating Humidity 

    Dimensions (W x H x D) 
    5.02 x 3.65 x 4.50 in. / 127.6 x 92.6 x 114.3 mm

    1.43 lb. / 650 g (CIPA standard)
    1.34 lb. / 607 g (camera only)

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