PowerShot SD800 IS

PowerShot SD/ELPH Series
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Digital Camera
Item Code: 1270B001

*Price for body only.

Specifications

Main Unit Spec

Type of Camera
TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash and the lens shift-type image stabilizer (IS) system, 3.8x Optical / 4x Digital / 15x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type7.1 Megapixel, 1/ 2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total PixelsApprox. 7.4 Megapixels
Effective PixelsApprox. 7.1 Megapixels
Lens
Focal Length4.6-17.3mm f/2.8-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 28-105mm)
Digital Zoom4x
Focusing RangeNormal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinity
Macro: 1.2 in.-2.0 ft./3-60cm (WIDE), 1-2.0 ft./30-60cm (TELE)
Digital Macro: 1.2 in.-2.0 ft./3-60cm (WIDE)
Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus
Viewfinders
Optical ViewfinderReal-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor2.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
Brightness adjustment: 15 levels
LCD PixelsApprox. 207,000 pixels
LCD Coverage100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperturef/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed15-1/1600 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
SensitivityAuto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 (Standard Output Sensitivity/Recommended Exposure Index)
Light Metering MethodEvaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control MethodProgram AE; AE Lock is available
Exposure Compensation+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance ControlAuto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Flash
Built-in FlashAuto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Auto w/ Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash RangeNormal: 1.6-13 ft./50cm - 4.0m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm - 2.0m (T)
Macro: 1-1.6 ft./30-50cm (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure CompensationNot available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting ModesAuto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo EffectsMy Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
Self TimerActivates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless ControlNot available
Continuous ShootingApprox. 1.7 fps
Image Storage
Storage MediaSD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File FormatDesign rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Recording FormatNormal, Fine, SuperFine
JPEG Compression ModeStill Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording PixelsStill Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 3,072 x 2,304 (Large), 3,072 x 1,728 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 4GB or 1 hour for each file size, 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
Number of Recordable Images
Image data
 Small / N Small / F Small / SF Medium3 / N Medium3 / F Medium3 / SF Medium2 / N Medium2 / F Medium2 / SF
File Size
84KB
150KB
249KB
278KB
558KB
1,002KB
445KB
893KB
1,602KB
16MB
127
80
52
46
24
13
30
15
8
SDC-128MB
1,118
711
460
411
217
121
269
136
76
SDC-512MSH
4,317
2,747
1,777
1,590
839
471
1,041
529
295
  Medium1 / N Medium1 / F Medium1 / SF Large / N Large / F Large / SF Wide-screen / N Wide-screen / F Wide-screen / SF
File Size 695KB1,395KB2,503KB902KB1,897KB3,045KB678KB1,420KB2,304KB
16MB
19
9
5
14
6
4
19
9
5
SDC-128MB
173
87
49
134
64
40
177
86
53
SDC-512MSH
671
339
190
520
251
156
686
335
207
Time of Recordable Movies
Movie data

 

Movie/
Low

Movie/
Medium

Movie/
High

Movie/

Fast Frame Rate

Movie/

Compact

File Size

330KB/sec.

660KB/sec.

1,920KB/sec.

1,320KB/sec.

120KB/sec.

16MB

40 sec.

20 sec.

6 sec.

10 sec.

99 sec.

SDC-128M

355 sec.

181 sec.

64 sec.

92 sec.

869 sec.

SDC-512MSH

1,373 sec.

702 sec.

249 sec.

359 sec.

3,357 sec.

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
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 Specifications
Playback Modes FileStill Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume Playback, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erasing Specifications
Erase ModesStill Image: single image, by date, by category, by folder, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Interfaces
Computer InterfaceUSB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video OutNTSC/PAL
Audio OutMonaural
OtherMemory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply 1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-5L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 Still Image: approx. 270 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)* approx. 600 shots (NB-5L/LCD off)
* The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when a fully-charged battery is used. Approx. 360 min. (NB-5L)
Power Source1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-5L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30
Shooting CapacityStill Image: approx. 270 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)* approx. 600 shots (NB-5L/LCD off)
* The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when a fully-charged battery is used.
Playback TimeApprox. 360 min. (NB-5L)
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D)3.52 x 2.28 x 0.99 in. / 89.5 x 58.0 x 25.1mm
WeightApprox. 5.29 oz. / 150g (camera body only)
Note: 25 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
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