Canon PowerShot SD990 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

Canon PowerShot SD990 IS (Silver)

Part Number: 3191B001 Released: September 17, 2008

General

  • Depth
    1.1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.7 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    15000000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14700000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2MP), ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, color accent, color swap, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Vivid Red, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 15 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver

Lens System

  • Type
    3.7 x zoom lens - 7.7 - 28.5 mm - f/2.8-5.8
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 7 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3.7 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.8
  • Min Focal Length
    7.7 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    28.5 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 m
  • Macro Focus Range
    2 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

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

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4416 x 3312
    JPEG 3456 x 2592
    JPEG 2592 x 1944
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 4416 x 2480
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, FE lock, in-camera red-eye fix, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera movie editing

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Type
    USB, composite video/audio output
  • Qty
    1

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

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

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-5L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )
  • Battery Form Factor
    manufacturer specific
  • Manufacturer Battery Name
    Canon NB-5L

System Requirements for PC Connection

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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    SD990 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2MP), ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Vivid Red, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, FE lock, in-camera red-eye fix, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital noise reduction, highlight point display, histogram display, in-camera movie editing

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist, sunset, underwater, color accent, color swap, digital macro, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.8 in
  • Height
    2.4 in
  • Weight
    5.64 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    14.7 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/1.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    14.9 mm ( 1/1.7" )
  • Total Pixels
    15000000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14700000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    2.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    6.4 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Service & Support Details

  • Type
    limited warranty
  • Full Contract Period
    1 year

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    15 ft

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.

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 2592 x 1944, 3456 x 2592, 4416 x 2480, 4416 x 3312, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Resolution
    320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    1
  • Details
    Li-ion rechargeable battery
  • Included
    included

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS (Silver)

Part Number: 3191B001 Released: Sep 17, 2008
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