Canon A710 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot A710 IS 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website
General
Model Number: A710 IS 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $269.99
Date Available: 2006-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 7.4 oz (210 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.8 x 2.6 x 1.6 in.
(98 x 67 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.7
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 7.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 7.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 210 mm
Zoom Ratio: 6.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 55 cm to Infinity
21.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 55 cm
0.4 - 21.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.8 (T) - ??? 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes 
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom viewfinder 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD:  
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2000
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot 
Program AE:  
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap 
Self Timer: 2 - 10 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Auto w/ Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Slow Synchro, Flash Off 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Normal: 1.8-11.0 ft./55cm-3.5m (W), 1.8-8.2 ft./55cm-2.5m (T); Macro: 1-1.8 ft./30-55cm (W-M) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes 
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM  
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: 360
Notes & Features: Optical image stabilization.  

 


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