Canon TX1 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot TX1 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: TX1
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $499.95
Street Price: $389.99
Date Available: 2007-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.8 oz (220 g)
Size: 3.5 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
(89 x 60 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 7.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 16:9, 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
3072 x 1728 (5.3 MP, 16:9),
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (30)
640x480 (30)
320x240 (60/30)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Canon Zoom Lens (12 elements in 10 groups, 1 aspherical)
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 39 - 390 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Aperture Range: f/3.5 (wide) / f/5.6 (tele)
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 10 - 50 cm
3.9 - 19.7 in
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9- or 1-point Contrast Detect with Face Detect
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 1.8
Rear Display Resolution: 115,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen:
Selfie Screen:
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 0
Minimum ISO (native): 0
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2500
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot Metering (frame is fixed to the center)
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Aquarium, Indoor, Night Snapshot
Self Timer: 1 to 30 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
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: n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm - 2.0m (W), 3.3-3.9 ft./1.0-1.2m (T)
Max Flash Sync: 1/500
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG)
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): HD 1080i component video out (with included CTC-100/S cable)
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 1.68
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 1.56
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 1.01
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): Unlimited
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.620
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.380
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.070
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.810
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.90
Shutdown Time: 2.30
Play -> Record Time: 3.30
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 1.30
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 1,779
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-4L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-4L lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 160
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser, PhotoStitch, Drivers
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Hybrid Still/Video camera with optical image stabilization.

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