Canon A650 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot A650 IS 
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General
Model Number: A650 IS
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $434.97
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 14.0 oz (397 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.4 x 2.7 x 2.2 in.
(112 x 69 x 56 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Color Filter Type: RGBG
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30)
320x240 (30)
160x120 (15)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Canon Zoom Lens (9 elements in 7 groups)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 210 mm
Zoom Ratio: 6.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.8 (T) - f/8.0
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect 9-point AiAF with Face Detect, Single AF, Flexizone
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No
Evf Resolution In Pixels:  
Evf Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 173,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, High ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. 3200 requires special scene mode
Auto ISO Mode: Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (at center or linked to single AF point) and Face Detect AE
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Stitch Assist, Indoor, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow sync (first and second curtain sync available)
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 11 ft (W) / 6.6 ft (T); ISO set to Auto
Max Flash Sync: 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots:
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC:
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC Input
Power
Battery Form Factor: 4 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 4 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 500
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Articulating LCD, Face Detection.

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