Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black) Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black)

Part Number: 4344B001 (Reviewed)

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - compact
  • Sensor Resolution
    14.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    14,500,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    14,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    35 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI, composite video/audio
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, 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
    beach, portrait mode, poster effect, smart shutter, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, super vivid, color accent, color swap, landscape, low light, foliage, poster effect, low light, miniature effect
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Effect, Color Swap, Lighter Skin Tone, Neutral, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Vivid, Neutral
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, flash, fluorescent, fluorescent light (cool 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

Lens System

  • Type
    35 x zoom lens - 4.3 - 150.5 mm - f/2.7-5.8
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    24 - 840mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    10 groups / 13 elements
  • Features
    HI-UD (High Index - Ultra Low Dispersion) glass, UA lens, UD glass, aspherical lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, rear curtain sync, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 19 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.6 frames per second, 1 frame per second (2Mpix), 1.1 frames per second (2Mpix), 1.3 frames per second, 3.6 frames per second (2Mpix)
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 10 sec, 20 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    720p HD movie recording, Motion Detection Technology, USB 2.0 compatibility, RGB primary color filter, camera orientation detection, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, cropping an image, USB 2.0 compatibility, digital tele-converter, direct print, built-in speaker, DPOF support, focus bracketing, contrast control, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, saturation control, sharpness control, focus bracketing, histogram display, Exif Print support, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, sharpness control, AF/AE tracking, Face Detection Self-timer, DPOF support, PictBridge support, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    202,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, case for hot shoe cap, lens cap, neck strap, shoe cap

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-7L
  • Details
    1 x Canon NB-7L Li-ion rechargeable battery - 1050 mAh ( included )

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4320 x 3240
    JPEG 3072 x 2304
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3744 x 2104
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 6 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 3 fps - Miniature Effect
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 1.5 fps - Miniature Effect

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Depth
    4.2 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    21.2 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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

Where to Buy

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS (Black)

Part Number: 4344B001

MSRP: $429.99

See manufacturer website for availability.