Canon PowerShot SD20 Specs

Canon PowerShot ELPH SD20 (Silver)

Part Number: 9703A003AA

General

  • Depth
    0.7 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    5.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    5400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    6.5 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    With a slim profile of 0.7 in., this camera fits easily into a pocket or purse. Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Carrying Case

  • Type
    none

Display

  • Display Format
    78,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Environmental Parameters

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

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, bulb, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    indoor, landscape, macro, night snapshot, portrait mode, stitch assist, underwater
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 6.6 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator

Lens System

  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8
  • Min Focal Length
    6.4 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    39 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    3.9 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1.18 in - 3.94 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    Automatic

Miscellaneous

  • Color
    silver
  • Color Category
    silver
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, battery charger, wrist strap

Power

  • Batteries Included
    1

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    32 MB SD
  • Image Storage
    Super-fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 48 - with 128MB card - 2503 KB
    Fine JPEG 2592 x 1944: 85 - with 128MB card - 1395 KB
    Normal JPEG 2592 x 1944: 170 - with 128MB card - 695 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 74 - with 128MB card - 1602 KB
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 134 - with 128MB card - 893 KB
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 264 - with 128MB card - 445 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 119 - with 128MB card - 1002 KB
    Fine JPEG 1600 x 1200: 212 - with 128MB card - 558 KB
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 403 - with 128MB card - 278 KB
    Super-fine JPEG 640 x 480: 451 - with 128MB card - 249 KB
    Fine JPEG 640 x 480: 697 - with 128MB card - 150 KB
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 1096 - with 128MB card - 84 KB
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 10 fps - 30 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 180 sec - max clip duration
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 10 fps - 20 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 49 sec - with 16MB card
    AVI - 160 x 120 - 15 fps - 98 sec - with 16MB card

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, histogram display

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft VideoImpression, Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Technology
    lithium ion
  • Battery Type
    Lithium ion
  • 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, USB port

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot ELPH
  • Model
    SD20
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    400
  • Digital Zoom
    6.5 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Low Sharpening, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Self-Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    AE lock, AF lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, auto power save, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, date/time stamp, digital noise reduction, histogram display

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, bulb, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    indoor, landscape, macro, night snapshot, portrait mode, stitch assist, underwater

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
    5 megapixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm (1/2.5")
  • Total Pixels
    5400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    5000000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    3.8 cm
  • Display Format
    78,000 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
    SD Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, PictBridge support, direct print

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Depth
    0.7 in
  • Height
    1.9 in
  • Weight
    0.22 lbs

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Best Digital Cameras for 2019

See All