Canon PowerShot A710 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot A710 IS

Part Number: 1286B001 Released: September 15, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.9 in
  • Depth
    1.6 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    7.41 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC II
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Carrying Case

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

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.8 ft - 11.5 ft, 1 ft - 11.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

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, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist, underwater, color accent, color swap, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Red, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent light (cool white), fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light, underwater
  • 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
  • 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
    built-in lens shield, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD, 16 MB
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 3600 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 3600 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 3600 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 3600 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 60 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration

Viewfinder

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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.7 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, histogram display, safety zoom, AF lock, audio recording, FE lock, audio recording, histogram display, auto power save, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Battery

  • Technology
    Alkaline, Nickel metal hydride
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Drivers & Utilities, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, 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

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.

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 dim
    1.2
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.6
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    3.5
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.8

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot A710 IS

Part Number: 1286B001 Released: Sep 15, 2006
MSRP: $279.99 Low Price: $599.95 See all prices