Canon PowerShot SD600 Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD600

Part Number: 1079B001 (Reviewed) Released: March 7, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    6.0 Megapixel, 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
    3 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
    A slim profile makes this camera easy to carry. Video capture ability makes this camera ideal for social functions or vacation shots.
  • 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
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, stitch assist, underwater, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color Accent, Color Swap, My Colors, Neutral, Positive, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 5.8 - 17.4 mm - f/2.8-4.9
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 - 105mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 11.5 ft, 1.6 ft - 11.5 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    2.1 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, Optical - real-image zoom

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    173,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    ArcSoft PhotoStudio, Canon ImageBrowser, 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, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap
  • Body Material
    stainless steel

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-4L, Canon NB-4L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 760 mAh ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 760 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD, 16 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2816 x 2112 : 4 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2816 x 2112 : 8 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2816 x 2112 : 17 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2272 x 1704 : 6 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2272 x 1704 : 12 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2272 x 1704 : 24 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 13 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 24 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200 : 46 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 52 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480 : 80 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480 : 127 - with 16MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2816 x 1584 : 6 - with 16MB card
    Fine JPEG 2816 x 1584 : 11 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2816 x 1584 : 23 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 6 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 14 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 20 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 40 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 10 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 99 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, AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps - 6 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 14 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps - 20 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 40 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps - 10 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 99 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
    3.4 in
  • Depth
    0.9 in
  • Height
    2.1 in
  • Weight
    4.9 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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
    0.7
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.5
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.1
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    2.1
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.5

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot SD600

Part Number: 1079B001 Released: Mar 7, 2006
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