Canon PowerShot ELPH SD850 IS specs

General

  • Depth
    1 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    8300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • 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 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, color accent, digital macro, color swap, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap, Creative Light, My Colors
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Display

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

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 11.5 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

Lens System

  • Type
    Zoom lens - 4x zoom - 5.8 - 23.2 mm - f/2.8-5.5
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 7 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.5
  • Min Focal Length
    5.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    23.2 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    35 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.8 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    7
  • Lens Brand
    Canon
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Viewfinder

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

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 3264 x 1832: 11 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 3264 x 1832: 18 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 3264 x 1832: 39 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 3264 x 2448: 8 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 3264 x 2448: 14 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 3264 x 2448: 29 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 11 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 20 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944: 41 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 18 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 32 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 64 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 29 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 52 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 99 - with 32MB card
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 111 - with 32MB card
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 171 - with 32MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 270 - with 32MB card
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 15 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 60 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1.3 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, histogram display, face detection, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, interval shooting mode, safety zoom

Connections

  • Connector Type
    Composite video/audio output
    USB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Software

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

Battery

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.1.5 - 10.3, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows 98 SE, MS Windows ME, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, SVGA monitor, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    SD850 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 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    1600
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC III
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap, Creative Light, My Colors
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, digital tele-converter, histogram display, face detection, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, interval shooting mode, safety zoom

Exposure Parameters

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

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

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

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm (1/2.5")
  • Total Pixels
    8300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    8000000 pixels

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

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    32 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
    0.7
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    1.2
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    3.0
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    1.4
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.7

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    1 in
  • Height
    2.2 in
  • Weight
    5.82 oz

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon