Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS

Canon PowerShot SX100 IS (black)

Part Number: 2420B001 Released: October 1, 2007

General

  • Depth
    1.9 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    8.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • 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
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 10 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Display

  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

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
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist, beach, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2500 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

Lens System

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 6 - 60 mm - f/2.8-4.3
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.3
  • Min Focal Length
    6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    60 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 m
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    10
  • Features
    aspherical lens

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • 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
  • 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
    0.8 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second
  • Features
    AE lock, resizing an image, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA
  • Details
    1 x AA alkaline battery ( included )

Software

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

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later, MS Windows 2000 SP4 or later, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX100 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.8 frames per second, 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
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Color, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, resizing an image, AF lock, FE lock, RGB primary color filter, audio recording, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, histogram display, in-camera red-eye fix

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
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, portrait mode, snow, stitch assist, beach, fireworks, foliage, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene, night snapshot

White Balance

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

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.3 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    9.38 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" )
  • 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
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • 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.

CNET Labs' Benchmarks

  • Labs information
    All values are expressed in seconds. Please visit our <ref type="link" url="http://reviews.cnet.com/Labs/4520-6603 7-1014358-1.html">labs information page</ref> for information on how digital cameras are tested.
  • CNET Labs Shutter lag dim
    1.0
  • CNET Labs Wake up time
    2.0
  • CNET Labs Flash shot to shot time
    4.3
  • CNET Labs Typical burst speed
    0.8
  • CNET Labs Shot to shot time typical
    1.7

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot SX100 IS (black)

Part Number: 2420B001 Released: Oct 1, 2007
MSRP: $249.99 Low Price: $449.00 See all prices