PowerShot Advantages

HD Video

Canon Advantage - PowerShot HD Movie
Video Recording Easy & Fun Features Sharing Video

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Note that the features that follow
depend on the camera model.
Video Recording

High-quality video clips can be captured in Full HD (1920x1080), HD (1280x720) or VGA (640x480) resolutions and in a variety of frame rates. Select PowerShot cameras offer 60p recording in 1080p Full HD resolution for video that is extraordinarily smooth and rich in playback. The Face Detection feature is available in movie mode for retaining excellent focus of the faces in your clips. Additional features include video with stereo sound and a convenient dedicated movie button to instantly start recording video.

Video Recording
Video recorded in HD exhibit approximately 3x the resolution of those recorded in VGA. PowerShot cameras equipped with HD video capability offer you the complete high definition experience.
1080p FULL HD G1 X Mark II G16 S120 SX50 HS
SX510 HS SX700 HS SX600 HS D30
  N100 N ELPH 340 HS
720p HD SX170 IS ELPH 150 IS ELPH 140 IS ELPH 135
Current model(s) listed only.
Intelligent IS

Intelligent IS makes achieving steady pictures even easier during handheld shooting. It automatically analyzes camera movement and applies the best shake correction method for the shooting situation to keep your HD video smooth and steady. When recording video, the system automatically selects from Dynamic IS, Powered IS, Macro (Hybrid) IS and active Tripod IS modes. Dynamic IS mode is effective for video recording at wide-angle focal lengths, suppressing the unwanted camera shake that typically occurs when shooting while walking. Powered IS mode compensates for hand movement when recording video at the telephoto end of the zoom range, where camera shake is magnified. Macro (Hybrid) IS mode corrects for shift-type camera shake that typically occurs in close-up shooting. When active Tripod IS mode is selected, the image stabilizer compensates for slight camera shake when recording video. New dedicated icons are displayed to clearly mark the image stabilization mode for both still and video shooting.

 

Intelligent IS

G1 X Mark II G16 S120 SX50 HS SX510 HS
SX700 HS SX600 HS SX170 IS D30 N100
N ELPH 340 HS ELPH 150 IS ELPH 140 IS  
Current model(s) listed only.

Improved Dynamic IS
Optimized to keep video clear and shake-free, especially while walking and with the subject nearby, the improved Dynamic IS on the PowerShot SX50 HS compensates for horizontal tilt, vertical pitch and rotational movement centered on the optical axis. And on select PowerShot models, Dynamic IS has been advanced to keep video crisp and steady when shooting while walking or shooting from a vehicle. The advanced Dynamic IS uses a combination of optical and digital correction for five-axis image stabilization, providing greater compensation for roll blurring, tilt distortion and shift blur. The result is beautifully clear and steady video.

Five-axis Image Stabilization

MP4 Video Recording

Select PowerShot cameras support video capture in MP4 format. Enabled by the DIGIC 6 or DIGIC 4+ Image Processors, MP4 video recording uses the MPEG-4-AVC/H.264 codec, which provides higher compression than the MOV format, reducing data size to allow more video to fit on a memory card. MP4 videos feature improved image quality and allow for easy viewing on a number of devices – from smartphones to tablets to laptops and computers. MP4 videos can also be easily shared due to their smaller file size and wide range of compatibility, and uploaded to social networking sites. Full HD video is also supported in MP4 with selectable frame rates of 60 fps or 30 fps on select cameras; 1080p/60p video is extraordinarily smooth and rich, even when capturing fast action – perfect for viewing on a large screen.

G1 X Mark II G16 S120 SX700 HS SX600 HS
N100 ELPH 340 HS      
Current model(s) listed only.
Dedicated Movie Button

PowerShot models are equipped with a convenient dedicated movie button. Pressing the button will make the camera instantly record Full 1080p HD or 720p HD video without having to go through camera menus to access the video function.

Dedicated Movie Button
G1 X Mark II G16 S120 SX50 HS SX510 HS
SX700 HS SX600 HS SX170 IS D30 N100
ELPH 340 HS ELPH 150 IS ELPH 140 IS ELPH 135  
Current model(s) listed only.
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Easy & Fun Features
Hybrid Auto

Hybrid Auto brings enhanced image quality to the Movie Digest feature. Every time you shoot a still image, Movie Digest records four second of video, then automatically compiles one day’s worth of clips into a single video. Select PowerShot cameras add the final still images to the video as well*. Hybrid Auto ensures the digest clips are beautiful and steady by utilizing a combination of Smart AUTO and Intelligent IS. Hybrid Auto automatically recognizes the scene and optimizes camera settings to capture the highest possible image quality, resulting in properly exposed, crisp 720p HD video.



G1 X Mark II G16 S120 SX700 HS SX600 HS
N100 N ELPH 340 HS  
Current model(s) listed only.

* Still images can be withheld from the resulting video via menu settings.
Miniature Effect for Movies

This fun, creative feature enhances perspective to give your video the fascinating look of a scene shot with miniature models. In addition, selected frames are removed to enhance the effect when you play back the scene at 30 fps.



G1 X Mark II G16 S120 SX50 HS SX510 HS
SX700 HS SX600 HS SX170 IS D30 N100
N ELPH 340 HS ELPH 150 IS ELPH 140 IS ELPH 135
Current model(s) listed only.
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Sharing Video
iFame Movie

The Apple® movie format, iFrame, is supported on select PowerShot models. Videos recorded in the iFrame format are designed for optimal performance in iMovie '09® and iMovie '11®. Video files are smaller yet also retain high-resolution quality, making them easier to import and edit and upload onto social networking sites. iFrame can be used with compatible Mac and PC applications.

iFame Movie
G1 X Mark II SX50 HS SX700 HS D30 N100
Current model(s) listed only.
HDMI Connector

Enjoy watching the HD videos and still images captured on your PowerShot camera directly on your HDTV; simply connect the camera to the HDTV with an HDMI Cable. The cable lets you experience HD footage with no analog degradation of image or audio in the signal, and displays up to 130 images at once. Select PowerShot models also support HDMI-CEC technology. You’ll be able to control the playback of your images and videos on a CEC-enabled HDTV using the TV’s remote control. (CEC – Consumer Electronic Control – is part of the HDMI specification, enabling components in a system to communicate with one another.)

Mini-HDMI Connector
Micro-HDMI G1 X Mark II SX700 HS SX600 HS N100
  ELPH 340 HS      
Mini-HDMI G16 S120 SX50 HS SX510 HS
  D30      
Current model(s) listed only.
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