Canon PowerShot A650 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot A650 IS

Canon PowerShot A650 IS

Part Number: 2089B001 (Reviewed)

General

  • Depth
    2.2 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 11.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, stitch assist, underwater, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light, underwater
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    173,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Lens System

  • Type
    6 x zoom lens - 7.4 - 44.4 mm - f/2.8-4.8
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 9 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    6 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.8
  • Min Focal Length
    7.4 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    44.4 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    7
  • Element Qty
    9
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, resizing an image, safety zoom, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1
  • Connector Type
    mini-USB Type B

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Technology
    alkaline
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )
  • Battery Form Factor
    standard form factor
  • Supported Battery Form Factor
    AA

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later, MS Windows 2000 SP4 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    A650 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, resizing an image, safety zoom, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, stitch assist, underwater, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light, underwater

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Height
    2.7 in
  • Weight
    10.58 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.9 mm ( 1/1.7" )
  • Total Pixels
    12400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    173,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    11.5 ft

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 2592 x 1944, 3264 x 2448, 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 3000, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Resolution
    160 x 120, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    15 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    4
  • Form Factor
    AA
  • Details
    alkaline battery, NiMH rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included, optional

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.5
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.6
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    3.0
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    0.9
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    2.8

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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Canon PowerShot A650 IS

Part Number: 2089B001

MSRP: $349.99

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