• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 10.0 megapixels
  • 35.00mm - 105.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 4/3 224.9mm2
  • 16.0 megapixels
  • ISO 160 - 12,800
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot SD770 IS
  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-GX1
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Successor:   Panasonic GX7
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General
Model Number: SD770 IS GX1
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Ultra Compact Compact System Camera
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $299.99 $949.95
Street Price: $211.88 $463.00
Date Available: 2008-04-15 2011-12-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 5.3 oz (151 g)
includes batteries
14.8 oz (420 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.4 x 2.1 x 0.8 in.
(86 x 54 x 20 mm)
4.6 x 2.7 x 1.6 in.
(116 x 68 x 39 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD Live MOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Panasonic
Effective Megapixels: 10.0 16.0
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 4/3
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 224.9mm2 (17.30mm x 13.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.69 microns 3.77 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 2.0x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:   55
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):   20.8
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):   10.6
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):   703
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, 16:9),
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)
4592 x 3448 (15.8 MP, 4:3),
4576 x 3056 (14.0 MP, 3:2),
4576 x 2576 (11.8 MP, 16:9),
3424 x 3424 (11.7 MP, 1:1),
3232 x 2424 (7.8 MP, 4:3),
3232 x 2160 (7.0 MP, 3:2),
3232 x 1824 (5.9 MP, Other),
2416 x 2416 (5.8 MP, 1:1),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1520 (3.5 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1712 x 1712 (2.9 MP, 1:1)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2) JPEG, RAW, RAW + JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.4 4.1
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/1/0.5)
320x240 (30)
160x120 (15)
1920x1080 (60i/50i/30p/25p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) AVCHD, MP4
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes No
Video Usable as Viewfinder: No
HD Video Out: Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Micro Four Thirds
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens (6 elements in 5 groups, including 2 aspherical) Panasonic LUMIX G X VARIO PZ 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 ASPH/POWER O.I.S.
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 35 - 105mm 28 - 84mm
Focal Length (actual): 6.2 - 18.6mm 14 - 42mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x 3.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 or f/8 (W) / f/4.9 or f/14 (T) f/3.5 (wide) / f.5.6 (tele) - f/22
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
20 cm to Infinity
7.9 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 37.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 2x or 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: 9-point Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection Contrast Detection: Face detection, AF Tracking, 23-area-focusing, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint Touch (1- area-focusing in Face detection, AF Tracking, Multi-area-focusing, 1-area-focusing, Pinpoint)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: No Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom; 16mm eyepoint Optional DMC-LVF2 EVF; 1.44M dot eq,. 100% coverage, 0.71x magnification (35mm eq.)
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.36x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   0.71x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots 460,000 dots
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 16.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):   12800
Minimum ISO (native):   160
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 Auto, Intelligent ISO, 160 to 12800 in 1 or 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, Flash, White Set 1/2, Color Temperature Setting (2,500-10,000K in 100K steps)
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1500 - 15 sec 1/4000 - 60 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Face Detect AE 144-zone Intelligent Multiple, Center-weighted, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No Yes
Shutter Priority: No Yes
Full Manual Exposure: No Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Color Accent, Color Swap Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Architecture, Sports, Peripheral Defocus, Flower, Food, Objects, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Illiminatioms, Baby 1/2, Pet, Party, Sunset
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds 2, 10, 10 (3 images) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Forced On/Red-eye Reduction, Slow Sync., Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 6.0 m / 19.7 ft.
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO 11 ft / 3.3 m (W), 6.6 ft./ 2.0 m (T) Lens dependent; GN 7.6m (ISO 160)
Max Flash Sync: 1/500 1/160
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No Yes
Uncompressed Format:   RAW, RAW + JPEG
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) AVCHD, MP4
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional DMW-RSL1 cable remote
Connections (extended): Multipurpose USB/AV connector Mini HDMI (Type-C), 2.5mm remote socket, combined AV/USB connector
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 1.98 0.56
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):   0.53
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):   12
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 1.4 4.1
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): Unlimited Unlimited
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.75 seconds 0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.86 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):   0.082 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 1.70 seconds 0.48 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.068 seconds 0.072 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Wide-area AF lag = 0.260s
Startup Time: 1.6 seconds 1.4 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 3.0 seconds 0.6 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.0 seconds 5.8 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 300 shots 310 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6L Proprietary DMW-BLD10 (7.2V, 1010mAh)
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6L Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary DMW-BLD10 Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon Software Suite CD-ROM PHOTOfunSTUDIO HD Edition 7.0, SILKYPIX Developer Studio 3.1 SE, Super LoiloScope (trial), USB Driver
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Motion Detection technology, Hi-ISO Auto and Noise Reduction technology, Face Detection, In-Camera Image Enhancement. 3-inch 460K Touchscreen LCD, Full HD movies, Accessory Port, Hot-shoe, Built-in Flash, Level Gauge, iA and iA Plus modes, UHS-I compatible. Available in black or silver.