Canon PowerShot SX1 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Part Number: 2664B001 (Reviewed) Released: March 15, 2009

General

  • Depth
    3.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    11600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 15.7 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, 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
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, macro, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode, slow shutter, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, sunset, beach, color accent, color swap, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, landscape
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (warm white), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Display

  • Type
    2.8" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Type
    20 x zoom lens - 5 - 100 mm - f/2.8-5.7
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 13 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.7
  • Min Focal Length
    5 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    100 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    11
  • Element Qty
    13
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    UD glass, Ultrasonic Motor (USM), aspherical lens

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3840 x 2160
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.4 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    148000 pixels
  • Viewfinder Type
    LCD - LCD
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size (metric)
    1 cm

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 4 frames per second, 1.2 frames per second, 4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    AE lock, Motion Detection Technology, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, resizing an image, safety zoom, RGB primary color filter, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, audio recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, histogram display, digital tele-converter

Connections

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

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Battery

  • Technology
    Alkaline, Nickel metal hydride
  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    4 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    4 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )
  • Battery Form Factor
    standard form factor
  • Supported Battery Form Factor
    AA

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 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port, XGA monitor

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX1 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.1 frames per second, 4 frames per second, 1.2 frames per second, 4 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, Motion Detection Technology, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, resizing an image, safety zoom, RGB primary color filter, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, audio recording, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, cropping an image, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, histogram display, digital tele-converter

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
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, macro, night scene, night snapshot, portrait mode, slow shutter, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, sunset, beach, color accent, color swap, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, landscape
  • Bracketing Modes
    focus bracketing

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • AE/AF Control
    FlexiZone

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    5 in
  • Height
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    1.3 lbs

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CMOS
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    11 mm ( 1/2.3" )
  • Total Pixels
    11600000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels

Service & Support

  • Type
    1 year warranty

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating
  • Diagonal Size
    2.8 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.1 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Internal Storage Type
    none
  • 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

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.

Flash Range Details

  • Min Shooting Distance
    1.6 ft
  • Max Shooting Distance
    15.7 ft

Still Image Storage Capacity

  • Image Quality
    Normal, Fine, Super-fine, RAW
  • Image Resolution
    1600 x 1200, 1920 x 1080, 2272 x 1704, 2816 x 2112, 3648 x 2736, 3840 x 2160, 640 x 480
  • Still Image Format
    JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG, JPEG

Video Capture

  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, H.264, H.264
  • Image Resolution
    1920 x 1080, 320 x 240, 640 x 480
  • Frame Rate
    30 frames per second, 30 frames per second, 30 frames per second

Audio Input

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Supported Battery Details

  • Quantity
    4, 4
  • Form Factor
    AA, AA
  • Details
    NiMH rechargeable battery, alkaline battery
  • Included
    included, optional

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon
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Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Part Number: 2664B001 Released: Mar 15, 2009

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