Canon PowerShot SD940 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS (Brown)

Part Number: 3971B001 Released: August 19, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    0.8 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    4.23 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    brown
  • Body Material
    metal
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12100000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical (image sensor shift mechanism)

Carrying Case

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

Display

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

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • 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 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, portrait mode, slow shutter, snow, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, beach, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • 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

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.9
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    11.8 in
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 3264 x 2448
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, Scene Detection Technology, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, AE lock, AF lock, Blink Detection technology, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot SD940 IS (Brown)

Part Number: 3971B001 Released: Aug 19, 2009
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