Canon SX40 HS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SX40 HS 
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General
Model Number: SX40 HS 
Camera Format: EVF 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $429.99
Street Price: $342.36
Date Available: 2011-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 21.4 oz (606 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.8 x 3.6 x 4.2 in.
(123 x 92 x 108 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.3
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 24p, 30p, 30/120, 30/240
Movie Audio: Yes 
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/2.3" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 
Sensor Type: CMOS 
Effective Megapixels: 12.10 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 840 mm
Zoom Ratio: 35.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 0 - 50 cm
0.0 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (W) / f/5.8 (T) - f/8.0 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF 
Viewfinder Type: EVF type; 202K-dot LCD with diopter adjustment of -4 to +1 
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 2.7
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No 
Articulating LCD: Yes 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
White Balance Settings: Auto (including Face Detection WB), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom. Multi-area WB correction available in Smart Auto 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/3200
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (centre or linked to Face Detection AF or FlexiZone AF frame)  
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Custom1, Custom2, Sports, SCN (Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-Timer, FaceSelf-Timer), High-speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light (3.0MP), Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stich Assist), Creative Filters (Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap) 
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash 
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6 - 23 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.8 ft. (T), (50 cm - 7.0 m (W), 1.4 - 3.0 m (T)) 
Ext Flash Connection: Hot-Shoe (E-TTL) 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo PCM) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: Mini HDMI 
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows 7 / 7 SP1 / Vista SP2 / XP SP3 Mac OS X v10.5 - 10.6 
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-10L 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-10L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
CIPA Rating: 380
Notes & Features: Intelligent Image Stabilization, DIGIC 5 Processor, Full HD 1080p Videos, High-Speed Burst HQ (10.3fps at full resolution). 

 


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