Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD780 IS (Silver)

Part Number: 3588B001 Released: February 17, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    silver
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection
    Blink Detection technology
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 400
  • Exposure Metering
    spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    kids & pets
  • Special Effects
    Positive Film
  • White Balance
    custom
  • White Balance Presets
    fluorescent
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    3 x zoom lens - 5.9 - 17.9 mm - f/3.2-5.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    33 - 100mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 11.5 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    2 sec
  • Additional Features
    resizing an image

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.5
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    wrist strap

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps

Manufacturer Warranty

  • Service & Support
    1 year warranty

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.4 in
  • Depth
    0.7 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.1 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon