Canon SX100 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: SX100 IS
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.99
Street Price:  
Date Available: 2007-10-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 11.4 oz (323 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.3 x 2.8 x 1.8 in.
(109 x 71 x 46 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: 1.1
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240, 160x120
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 15
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 8.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 8.00
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 360 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 49 cm to Infinity
19.3 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 cm to Infinity
0.4 in to Infinity
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.3 (T) - f/8.0
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
LCD Viewfinder: Yes
LCD Size (inches): 2.5
LCD Resolution: 172,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (spot metering at center), Face Detect AE
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Stitch Assist, Indoor, Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Off, Slow-sync (first and second-curtain sync available)
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: 9.8 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): 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:
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: 2 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables
Battery Charger Included: No
CIPA Rating: 400
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