Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Part Number: 5251B001 (Reviewed) Released: October 1, 2011

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Depth
    4.3 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    19.6 oz
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel, 12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    BSI-CMOS
  • Total Pixels
    12,800,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF, FlexiZone, Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264, MOV, iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • Interfaces Provided
    HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    rotating

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, battery charger, case for hot shoe cap, lens cap, neck strap, shoe cap

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200, 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, snow, sports mode, stitch assist, fireworks, foliage, handheld night shot, hi-speed burst HQ, landscape, low light, movie digest, portrait mode
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Neutral, Positive Film, Posterization, Sepia, Super Vivid, Toy camera, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Color Accent, Color Swap, Custom Effect, Darker Skin Tone, Fisheye, Lighter Skin Tone, Miniature, Monochrome
  • 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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 23 ft, 1.6 ft - 23 ft, 1.6 ft - 23 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

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Lens System

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

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    electronic
  • Viewfinder Colour Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.2 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    202,000 pixels pixels
  • Field Coverage
    100%
  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic - electronic, Electronic, Electronic

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480, JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480, JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2664
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2816 x 1880
    JPEG 2816 x 1584
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 1920 x 1080
    JPEG 1600 x 1064
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 640 x 424
    JPEG 640 x 360
    JPEG 2992 x 2992
    JPEG 2112 x 2112
    JPEG 1200 x 1200
    JPEG 480 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    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
    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 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    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
    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 - 1920 x 1080 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    iFrame - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 120 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 240 fps
    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
    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

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second, 10.3 frames per second for 8 frames, 0.9 frames per second, 2.4 frames per second, 10.3 frames per second for 8 frames, 2.4 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    0 - 10 sec, 0 - 15 sec, 20 sec, 10 sec, 25 sec, 2 sec, 30 sec, 25 sec, 30 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Features
    1080p Full HD movie recording, HS System, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Smart AUTO, Smart Flash Exposure, Smart AUTO, Smart Flash Exposure, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection Auto Shutter, Smile Detection technology, Smile Detection technology, Subject Detection technology, Subject tracking technology, Subject Detection technology, Subject tracking technology, Zoom Framing Assist, Zoom Framing Assist, audio recording, AE lock, audio recording, built-in speaker, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, camera orientation detection, cropping an image, date/time stamp, digital image rotation, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, digital image rotation, high-speed recording, digital noise reduction, histogram display, digital tele-converter, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, high-speed recording, in-camera movie editing, histogram display, AF lock, in-camera red-eye fix, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, AF/AE tracking, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, Blink Detection technology, Eye-Fi Card Ready, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer

Connections

  • Connector Type
    1 x USB 2.0
    1 x composite video/audio output
    1 x HDMI output
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Software

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

Battery

  • Battery Type
    Canon NB-10L, Canon NB-10L, Canon NB-10L
  • Details
    1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included ), 1 x Li-ion rechargeable battery ( included )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista SP2, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

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 SX40 HS

Part Number: 5251B001 Released: Oct 1, 2011

MSRP: $429.00

See a price from Amazon.com