Canon SD870 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SD870 IS 
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General
Model Number: SD870 IS  
Camera Format: Ultra Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $399.99
Street Price: $274.97
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 6.3 oz (180 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.7 x 2.3 x 1.0 in.
(94 x 58 x 25 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 1832 (6.0 MP, Other),
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: 1.3
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 15
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 8.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 105 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.80x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: No 
Normal Focus Range: 45 cm to Infinity
17.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 60 cm
1.2 - 23.6 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/8.0 (W) / f/5.8 - f/16.4 (T) 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/1600
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (at center only), and Face Detect AE 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: No 
Shutter Priority: No 
Full Manual Exposure: No 
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist 
Self Timer: 1-30 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow-sync (first-curtain sync only) 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 13.1 ft (W) / 6.6 ft (T); ISO set to Auto 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format:  
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC Input 
Included Software: Canon software suite 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-5L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-5L Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 270
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