Canon SD950 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SD950 IS 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: SD950 IS
Camera Format: Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $449.99
Street Price: $319.61
Date Available: 2007-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 5.8 oz (164 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 3.8 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
(97 x 61 x 28 mm)
Waterproof: 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)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.2
Movie Resolution: 1024x768, 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 15, 30, 30, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels):  
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.7 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 133 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.70x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 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 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 - f/8.0 (W) / f/5.8 - f/16.0 (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 available in special scene mode
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: 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, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist
Self Timer: 1-30 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow-sync (first-curtain sync only)
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 15 ft (W) / 7.9 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: 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: 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: 240
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