Canon SD900 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SD900 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: SD900
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.99
Street Price: $270.10
Date Available: 2006-10-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.8 oz (165 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.6 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(91 x 60 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, Other),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 1024x768, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 15.00, 30.00
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 10.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 37 - 111 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 5 - 50 cm
2.0 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.9 (T) - ???
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, 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: No
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, ISO 3200
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Built-in 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: 1.6-17 ft./50cm - 5.1m (W), 1.6-10 ft./50cm - 3.1m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB): 32.0
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:
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: 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: 230
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: 9-point AF with face detection. ISO 3,200 sensitivity only available in ISO3200 scene mode, at a reduced resolution.

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