Canon PowerShot A700 Specifications

Canon PowerShot A700

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.7 in
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Depth
    1.7 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    7.05 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    6200000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    6000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

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

Display

  • Display Format
    115,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, wrist strap

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.8 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

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.8
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    21.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Optical Zoom
    6 x
  • Features
    aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

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

Memory / Storage

  • 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

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

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

Battery

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

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

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
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.8
  • 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.