Canon PowerShot A700 Specifications

Canon PowerShot A700

Part Number: 1100B001 (Reviewed) Released: March 7, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6,200,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    6 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, MOTION PRINT, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    800
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, snow, stitch assist, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid, Color Accent, Color Swap, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, My Colors, Neutral, Positive, Sepia
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    6 x zoom lens - 5.8 - 34.8 mm - f/2.8-4.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 - 210mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    21.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    7 groups / 9 elements
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.8 ft - 11.5 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, histogram display, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, direct print, display brightness control, histogram display, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    ArcSoft PhotoStudio, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoRecord, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.2 - 10.4, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, wrist strap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB MMC
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2816 x 2112 : 5 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2816 x 2112 : 8 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2816 x 2112 : 19 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2272 x 1704 : 7 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2272 x 1704 : 13 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2272 x 1704 : 26 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 14 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 26 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 50 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 56 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 88 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 138 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2816 x 1584 : 7 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2816 x 1584 : 12 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2816 x 1584 : 25 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 7 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 15 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 22 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 43 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 11 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 107 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 60 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.7 in
  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    7.1 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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 Wake up time
    1.8
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    4.9
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    2.0
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    2.1

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot A700

Part Number: 1100B001 Released: Mar 7, 2006

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.