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Canon PowerShot SX1 IS


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot SX1 IS
Date announced 2009-02-17
MSRP $599
Street price N/A
Official site PowerShot SX1 Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CMOS)
Max still resolution 3648 x 2736 (10 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 20X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
28mm - 560mm
Max aperture F2.8 - F5.7
Lens mount
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Crop factor
(D-SLR/ILC only)
N/A
Autofocus Yes
AF-assist lamp Yes
Image stabilization
(Optical only)
Yes
Macro (min distance) Yes (0 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support Yes
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 2.8"
LCD resolution 230,000 pixels
LCD position Rotating
Viewfinder Electronic
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture, white balance, focus
ISO range 80/100/200/400/800/1600
RAW/TIFF support RAW
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1920 x 1080
Sound in movies Yes (Stereo)
Zoom usable in movies Yes
 
Storage method SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus (no card included)
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Storage capacity
(out of the box)
N/A
 
Battery used AA (4)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
420 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
5.0 x 3.5 x 3.6 in (127.0 x 88.9 x 91.4 mm)
Weight (empty) 20.6 oz (585 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solution
 
Misc. notes Full HD recording with stereo sound. Can shoot at 4 frames/second. Widescreen LCD display. HDMI port.
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