Canon PowerShot ELPH SD870 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SD870 IS

Canon PowerShot ELPH SD870 IS (Silver)

Part Number: 2340B001

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
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Available Body Colors
    black, silver
  • 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, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, underwater, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Environmental Parameters

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    3.8 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.8
  • Min Focal Length
    4.6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    17.3 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    17.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 23.6 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Features
    UA lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 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, FE lock, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

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

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    SD870 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, RAW
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Color Accent, Color Swap
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, FE lock, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital noise reduction, histogram display, in-camera movie editing, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image

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
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, beach, underwater, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.7 in
  • Height
    2.3 in
  • Weight
    5.47 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    8 pixels
  • 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
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels

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

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