Canon PowerShot ELPH SD790 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH SD790 IS

Part Number: 2554B001 (Reviewed) Released: March 17, 2008

General

  • Depth
    0.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Automatic Face Tracking technology
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 11.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 3200 (2MP), ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, snow, night snapshot, portrait mode, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, digital macro, color accent, color swap, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F
  • Humidity Range Operating
    10 - 90%

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 6.2 - 18.6 mm - f/2.8-4.9
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.9
  • Min Focal Length
    6.2 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    18.6 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

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.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    2 GB SD, 32 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3648 x 2048
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, audio recording, camera orientation detection, AF lock, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, cropping an image, FE lock, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, date/time stamp, highlight point display

Connections

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-5L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-5L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1120 mAh ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1120 mAh ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-5L

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.4, 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 ELPH
  • Model
    SD790 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.4 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 3200 (2MP), ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1600, 3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Automatic Face Tracking technology
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, audio recording, camera orientation detection, AF lock, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, cropping an image, FE lock, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, date/time stamp, highlight point display

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
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, snow, night snapshot, portrait mode, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, digital macro, color accent, color swap, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    5.47 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB, 2 GB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Sensors
    motion sensor
  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, Exif Print support, direct print

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.

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    11.5 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 2272 x 1704, 2816 x 2112, 3648 x 2048, 3648 x 2736, 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
    1
  • Form Factor
    Canon NB-5L
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Capacity
    1120 mAh
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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Canon PowerShot ELPH SD790 IS

Part Number: 2554B001 Released: Mar 17, 2008
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