Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Subject movement is taken into account while shooting in Auto and Easy modes)
Light Metering Method Evaluative*1, Center-weighted average, spot*2
*1 Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AF
*2 Fixed to center
Exposure Control Method Program AE, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detect WB
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range 1.6 – 9.8 ft. (W), 3.3 – 6.6 ft. (T)
(50cm – 3.0m (W), 1.0cm – 2.0m (T)
Recycling Time 12 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)
LCD monitor is turned off during flash charging (Except when turning on the power)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Modes M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, SCN*1, Movie*2
*1 Smart Shutter*3, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks
*2 Standard, Miniature Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap
*3 Smile, Wink-Self-timer, Face Self-timer
Photo Effects My Colors My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin, Darker
Skin, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color*
* Adjustment of contrast, sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
Self Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom*1, Face Self-Timer*2
*1 Shooting start time (0-15 sec. (in 1-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
*2 When the number of detected faces increases, the shutter is released after 2 sec. delay. However, if no face is detected for 30 seconds or more, the shooting operation starts automatically.
Wireless Control Not available
Continuous Shooting Normal: Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),
Approx. 3.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
AF: Approx. 0.6 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),
Approx. 1.0 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
LV: Approx. 0.7 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),
Approx. 1.1 shots/sec. (when shooting in Low Light mode)
- Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically.
- Differs depending on the zoom position.
Storage Media SD/SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Video: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image:
4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,000 x 2248 (Widescreen)
Fixed to 1600 x 1200 when in Low Light
Number of Recordable Images
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
File Size (KB)
File Size (KB)
Time of Recordable Movies
Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap
HD: 1280 x 720
640 x 480
320 x 240
Video size (KB/sec.)
1 hr. 58 min.
1 hr. 24 min.
2 hr. 59 min.
8 hr. 04 min.
HD: 1280 x 720
640 x 480
1 hr. 45 min. 52 sec.
3 hr. 21 min. 09 sec.
5 hr. 35 min.
3 hr. 43 min.
6 hr. 42 min.
11 hr. 10 min.
7 hr. 13 min.
13 hr. 43 min.
22 hr. 52 min.
15 hr. 15 min.
27 hr. 27 min.
45 hr. 45 min.
Note: N=Normal F=Fine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from
Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity
of the particular media.
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x–10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4–130 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Easy; i-Contrast, Smart Shuffle, My Colors, Operation Tools, Scroll Display, and Favorites.
Video: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume, Easy
Erase Modes Select Image, single image, select all images
The image data stored in the memory card with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased. However, protected images cannot be erased)
Video: any video file (files must be erased one at a time)
Computer Interface Hi-Speed USB*1 (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital stereo audio and video*2
*1 Use of USB logomark is not allowed.
*2 mini-B compatible.
Video Out NTSC or PAL
Audio Out Stereo
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2) 2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery NB-3AH (x2) 3. AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 (optional)
Playback Time Approx. 7 hrs. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 9 hrs. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
32–95° F/0–35° C when NB-3AH is used
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.46 x 2.88 x 1.80 in. (113.3 x 73.2 x 45.8mm)
- CIPA compliant
Weight Approx. 10.9 oz/308g (including the battery and memory card)
Approx. 9.17 oz./260g (camera body only)
Note: 26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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