PowerShot S70

PowerShot S Series
Item Code: 9514A001

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and 3.6x Optical/4.1x digital/15x combined zoom
Image Capture Device
Type1/1.8 inch type Charge-Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 7.4 Million
Effective PixelsApprox. 7.1 Million
Lens
Focal Length5.8-20.7mm zoom Lens (35mm film equivalent: 28-100mm)
Digital Zoom4.1x
Focusing RangeNormal AF: 44cm/1.4 ft.-Infinity
Macro AF: 4-44cm/1.6 in.- 1.4 ft. (WIDE)30-44cm/1.0-1.4 ft. (TELE)
Autofocus System9-point AiAF (Automatic Focus Point Selection)/1-point AF (Fixed to center)/FlexiZone AF/AE
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor1.8 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD PixelsApprox. 118,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8-8.0 (W)
f/5.3-8.0 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/2000 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAUTO*, ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent *Camera automatically sets the optimum speed
Light Metering MethodEvaluative/Center-weighted average/Spot* *Metering frame with Spot mode can be fixed to the center or linked to the AF point.
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE/Aperture or Shutter-priority AE/Aperture-Priority AE/Manual
Exposure Compensation+/- 2 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Auto Exposure Bracketing(AEB) is available
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Pre-set (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash or Underwater), or Custom White Balance (1 position)
Flash
Built-in FlashOperation Modes: Auto, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow Syncro
Flash RangeWIDE: 55cm-4.2m/1.8-14 ft.
TELE: 55cm-2.0m/1.8-6.6 ft.
(When ISO is set to AUTO)
Recycling TimeApprox. 10 sec. or less.(battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation+/- 2.0 EV in 1/3 stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Creative Zone (P, Av, Tv, M), Image Zone (Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Fast Shutter, Slow Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie), Custom
Photo EffectsVivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia and Black & White
Self TimerOperates with approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. count-down.
Wireless ControlAvailable (playback is available too)
Continuous ShootingHigh Speed: Approx. 2.0 shots/sec.
Normal Speed: Approx. 1.5 shots/sec.
(Large/Fine Mode and LCD monitor is Off)
Image Storage
Storage MediaCompactFlash (CF) Card Type I or Type II
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system (DCF*1)
Print Order FormatDigital Print Order Format (DPOF) Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatExif 2.2 (JPEG) / RAW
JPEG Compression ModeSuperFine, Fine, Normal
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 3,072x2,304 (RAW/Large), 2,592x1,944 (Medium 1), 2,048x1,536 (Medium 2), 1,600x1,200 (Medium 3), 640x480 (Small)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data

Menu Selection

File Size (KB)

Resolution
(pixels)

32MB

64MB

256MB

512MB

1GB

Large/SuperFine

3045

3072x2304

9

19

81

163

337

Large/Fine

1897

3072x2304

15

32

130

261

537

Large/Normal

902

3072x2304

33

67

273

547

1,093

Medium 1/SuperFine

2503

2592x1944

11

24

99

198

409

Medium 1/Fine

1395

2592x1944

21

43

177

354

728

Medium 1/Normal

695

2592x1944

43

88

355

709

1,426

Medium 2/SuperFine

1602

2048x1536

18

38

154

308

630

Medium 2/Fine

893

2048x1536

33

68

276

552

1,130

Medium 2/Normal

445

2048x1536

67

136

548

1,096

2,187

Medium 3/SuperFine

1002

1600x1200

30

61

246

491

993

Medium 3/Fine

558

1600x1200

54

109

440

879

1,726

Medium 3/Normal

278

1600x1200

107

217

868

1,736

3,280

Small/SuperFine

249

640x480

119

241

962

1,893

3,645

Small/Fine

150

640x480

195

393

1,563

3,125

5,468

Small/Normal

84

640x480

336

676

2,720

5,209

8,202

RAW

7,096

3072x2304

3

7

33

68

144

These figures reflect standard shooting conditions established by Canon.
Actual totals and file sizes may vary according to the subject, shooting conditions and shooting mode.
Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data

 

Resolution

  (pixels)

32MB

64MB

128MB

256MB

512MB

Movie/High

640x480

46 sec.

92 sec.

186 sec.

374 sec.

742 sec.

Movie/Medium

320x240

91 sec.

183 sec.

368 sec.

735 sec.

1,451 sec.

Movie/Low

160x120

242 sec.

486 sec.

973 sec.

1,954 sec.

3,902 sec.

Above-written figures are measured under Canon's standard conditions and may vary depending on the scene, subjects or camera settings. Total length of movie files recordable on specific CF cards; Individual 640 x 480 movie clips are limited to 30 seconds maximum per clip; individual 320 x 240 and 160 x 120 movie clips are limited to 3 minutes maximum per clip.
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes FileSingle, Index (9 thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2.0x to 10x), Slide Show or MovieMagnified, Auto rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Sound memos (up to 60 sec.) / Auto Play
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Images: Single Image, All Images Movie: Part of Movie, All Movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUniversal Serial Bus (USB) mini-B
Video OutNTSC or PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherCF card slot (accepts Type I & Type II cards). Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Photo Printers (no computer required)
Power Supply 1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (NB-2LH or NB-2L)
2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
3. Car Battery Charger CBC-NB2 AA NIMH: LCD On - Approx. 550; LCD Off - Approx. 1200 Approx. 280 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*2 with fully charged battery)
Power Source1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (NB-2LH or NB-2L)
2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700
3. Car Battery Charger CBC-NB2
Shooting CapacityAA NIMH: LCD On - Approx. 550; LCD Off - Approx. 1200
Playback TimeApprox. 280 minutes (Under Canon's standard conditions*2 with fully charged battery)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.49x2.22x1.53 in./114.0x56.5x38.8mm (Excluding protrusions)
WeightApprox. 8.11 oz./230g (Camera body only)
14 languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, Russian and Portuguese)