Canon PowerShot SD800 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Part Number: 1270B001 (Reviewed) Released: October 1, 2006

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    7.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    7,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    7,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    3.8 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 1600
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Modes
    program
  • Shooting Programs
    underwater
  • Special Effects
    Vivid
  • White Balance
    presets
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/500 sec

Lens System

  • Type
    3.8 x zoom lens - 4.6 - 17.3 mm - f/2.8-5.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 105mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Min Focus Range
    17.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 23.6 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 7 elements
  • Features
    UA lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    built-in flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.7 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Additional Features
    RGB primary color filter

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Resolution
    207,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 98 SE
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    battery charger
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-5L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1120 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 3072 x 2304
    Fine JPEG 3072 x 2304
    Normal JPEG 3072 x 2304
    Super-fine JPEG 3072 x 1728
    Fine JPEG 3072 x 1728
    Normal JPEG 3072 x 1728
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps
    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
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    1 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    5.3 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.

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 Wake up time
    1.1
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag bright
    0.4
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    2.0
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.0
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.3

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot SD800 IS

Part Number: 1270B001 Released: Oct. 1, 2006
MSRP: $349.99 Low Price: $399.99 See all prices