Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.)
Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
*2 Fixed to center
Exposure Control Method AE Lock
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
*Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF.
Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash
Flash Range 1.6 - 19 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.2 ft. (T), (50 cm - 5.8 m (W), 1.4 - 2.8 m (T))
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=7.4V)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Modes Smart AUTO, P, Tv, Av, M, C1, C2, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, SCN*1, Movie*2
*1Smart Shutter*3, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
*2Smart AUTO available
*3 Smile, Wink, Self-timer, Face Self-timer
Photo Effects My Colors 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 Custom*/approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay
* Delay time (0 - 10 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. 1.3 shots/sec. (when shooting in P mode),
Approx. 3.6 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. 0.6 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, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
Image Recording Format Normal, Fine
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 4320 x 3240 (Large), 3072 x 2304 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2)*, 640 x 480 (Small), 3744 x 2104 (Widescreen),
* Same as when shooting in Low Light
Number of Recordable Images
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
File Size (KB)
Low Light (M)
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 - Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist), Smart Shuffle
- Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning.
- Videos: Normal Playback*, Editing, slow motion **, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind
* Auto settings available in 5 levels
** 5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, select range, all images
Video: any video file
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)
*2 mini-B compatible.
Video Out Analog: NTSC/PAL, digital: HDMI mini connector
Audio Out Stereo
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source 1. Battery Pack NB-7L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.84 x 3.64 x 4.24 in. / 122.9 x 92.4 x 107.7mm
- CIPA compliant
Weight Approx. 21.2 oz. / 601g (camera, including batteries and memory card)
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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