Physical Specifications

Type  Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 18x Optical, 4x Digital and 72x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Type  16.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Total Pixels  Approx. 16.8 Megapixels
Effective Pixels  Approx. 16.0 Megapixels
Focal Length  4.5 (W) - 81.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 25-450mm)
Digital Zoom  4.0x
Focusing Range  Normal/Auto: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) - infinity (T)

Macro: 2.0 in. - 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)

Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3m) - infinity (W, T)

Autofocus System  TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
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%
Maximum Aperture  f/3.8 (W), f/6.9 (T)
Shutter Speed  1-1/2000 sec.

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

Sensitivity  Auto, ISO 100-3200
Light Metering Method  Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**

* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF

** Metering frame is fixed to the center

Exposure Control Method  Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
Exposure Compensation  Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Videos: ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments (not available during shooting)

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

* Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.

Built-in Flash  Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Range  1.6 ft. - 11 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm - 3.5m (W), (1.0m - 2.0m (T))

Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance

Recycling Time  10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Flash Exposure Compensation  ±2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Modes  Auto, Hybrid Auto, P, Creative Shot1, Portrait, Smart Shutter2, High-Speed Burst, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter 

*1 Auto, Retro, Monochrome, Special and Natural effects

*2 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  Normal: Approx. 3.9 shots/sec. (in P mode)

Normal: Approx. 10.5 shots/sec. (in High-Speed Burst mode)

  • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
  • Differs depending on the zoom position.

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) compliant
Image Recording Format  Superfine / Fine
JPEG Compression Mode  Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)

Video: MP4 (Image: H.264; Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC (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 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

Videos: Full HD 1920 x 1080: 30 fps (29.97)

HD 1080 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)

Miniature Effect HD 1080 x 720: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps

Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps

640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)

Playback Specifications

Playback Modes File 
Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Slideshow (Repeat, Interval, Effect)
Still Images: Single, Index (6-100 thumbnails), Magnification (2-10x), Information Display, Red-eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Videos: Normal Playback*1, 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 Slow motion available

Erasing Specifications

Erase Modes  Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images
Video Out  NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video); HDMI connector (D-type)
Audio Out  Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other  SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Power Source  Battery Pack NB-6L/NB-6LH, AC Adapter Kit ACK-40
Shooting Capacity  Approx. 290 shots

Approx. 430 shots in ECO Mode

Playback Time  Approx. 5 hours
Operating Temperature  32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity  10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)  4.09 x 2.40 x 1.02 in. / 103.8 x 61.0 x 26.0mm
Weight  6.63 oz. / 188g (CIPA standard)

5.78 oz. / 164g (Body only)

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