Canon PowerShot SX40 HS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

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

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Sensor Resolution
    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"
  • Optical Zoom
    35 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 5
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • AE/AF Control
    Subject-tracking AF
  • Digital Video Format
    iFrame
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1920 x 1080
  • AV Interfaces
    composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic
  • Shooting Programs
    handheld night shot
  • Special Effects
    Vivid Blue
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    daylight
  • 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
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    0 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    UA lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 23 ft, 1.6 ft - 23 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    25 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    Zoom Framing Assist

Viewfinder

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

Display

  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo
  • Microphone Features
    wind noise reduction

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows 7
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Compatible with Windows 7
  • Included Accessories
    shoe cap

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    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
  • 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

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.8 in
  • Depth
    4.3 in
  • Height
    3.6 in
  • Weight
    19.6 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

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

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Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Part Number: 5251B001 Released: Oct 1, 2011
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