Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.6 in
  • Depth
    0.8 in
  • Weight
    5.47 oz
  • Height
    2.2 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
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, kids & pets, portrait mode, night snapshot, snow, portrait mode, stitch assist, snow, sunset, underwater, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, beach, digital macro, color accent, color swap, fireworks, digital macro, foliage, high sensitivity, fireworks, indoor, foliage, kids & pets, high sensitivity, night snapshot, indoor
  • 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

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

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

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.9
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Range
    11.8 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • 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, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, camera orientation detection, AF lock, FE lock, cropping an image, digital image rotation, audio recording, digital noise reduction, camera orientation detection, histogram display, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, digital noise reduction, highlight point display

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB
    1 x composite video/audio output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

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 )

Software

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

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

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

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Canon PowerShot SD790 IS

Part Number: 2554B001 Released: Mar 17, 2008
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