Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 18x Optical, 4x Digital and 72x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Image Capture Device

20.2 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS

Total Pixels 
Approx. 21.1 Megapixels

Effective Pixels 
Approx. 20.2 Megapixels*
*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.


Focal Length 
4.5 (W) - 81.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 25-450mm)

Optical Zoom 

Digital Zoom 

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 (4:3)

LCD Pixels 
Approx. 922,000 dots

LCD Coverage 
Approx. 100%

Aperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture 
f/3.8 (W), f/6.9 (T)

Shutter Speed 
1-1/2000 sec.
15-1 sec. (Long Shutter mode)

Exposure Control

Auto, ISO 80-3200

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

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

  • Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
  • 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 
    Not Available

    Shooting Specifications

    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

  • Shooting movies is possible with the movie button
  • 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 
    Wi-Fi™ and NFC

    Continuous Shooting 
    Normal: Approx. 2.5 shots/sec. (in Auto/P mode)

    Approx. 7.2 shots/sec. (in High Speed Burst mode)

    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

    5) Medium: 2592 x 1944 (High-Speed Burst and Low Light)

    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)

    Number of Recordable Images

    Image data 

    File Size (KB)16 GBFile Size (KB)16 GBFile Size (KB)16 GBFile Size (KB)16 GB
    Large (L)SF7,1562,1598,2861,8689,2011,6806,9012,238
    Medium 1 (M1)SF3,8473,9824,3613,5204,7853,2173,5894,262
    Medium 2 (M2)SF1,09513,4971,44010,5631,6029,3441,21312,459
    Small (S)SF18869,41822160,74124953,99218869,418
    Medium* (M)FN/A1,8398,235N/A

    Note: SF=Superfine / F=Fine
    * When in High Speed Burst or 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 

     Miniature Effect
    HD: 1280 x 720VGA: 640 x 480
    Shooting6 fps
    (5x Speed)
    3 fps
    (10x Speed)
    1.5 fps
    (20x Speed)
    6 fps
    (5x Speed)
    3 fps
    (10x Speed)
    1.5 fps
    (20x Speed)
    Playback30 fps*230 fps*2
    Single Clip Approx. Recording Time*229 min. 59 sec.1 hr.
    Video Recording Bit RateNANA
    Movie Size (KB/sec.)20510251844221
    16GB20 hrs. 15 min. 51 sec.39 hrs. 03 min. 42 sec.72 hrs. 32 min. 36 sec.46 hrs. 54 min. 59 sec.86 hrs. 19 min. 35 sec.148 hrs. 50 min. 20 sec.

     Other than the Above
    Full HD: 1920 x 1080HD: 1280 x 720VGA: 640 x 480
    Shooting30 fps*230 fps*230 fps*2
    Single Clip Approx. Recording Time*229 min. 59 sec.29 min. 59 sec.1 hr.
    Video Recording Bit RateApprox. 30 MbpsApprox. 8 MbpsApprox. 3 Mbps
    Movie Size (KB/sec.)3,7421,056450
    16GB1 hr. 08 min. 34 sec.3 hr. 58 min. 01 sec.8 hrs. 25 min. 48 sec.

    *1 Using an SD Speed Class 10 / UHS-I compatible memory card.
     • Recording stops automatically once the file size reaches 4 GB or the memory card becomes full.
     • Recording may stop unexpectedly if a memory card with a low Speed Class is used.
    *2 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.

    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

    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

  • 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.
  • Interfaces

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

    Audio Out 
    Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)

    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-DC40

    Shooting Capacity 
    Approx. 270 shots
    Approx. 400 shots in ECO Mode

    Playback Time 
    Approx. 5 hours

    Physical Specifications

    Operating Temperature 

    Operating Humidity 

    Dimensions (W x H x D) 
    4.15 x 2.40 x 1.05 in. / 105.3 x 61.0 x 26.7mm

    6.74 oz. / 191g (CIPA standard)
    5.89 oz. / 167g (Body only)

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