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Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Digital ELPH


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Manufacturer Canon USA, Inc.
Model name PowerShot SD980 IS Digital ELPH
Date announced 2009-08-19
MSRP $329
Street price $249  See all prices
Official site PowerShot SD980 IS Homepage
 
Camera type Compact
Sensor size (type) 1/2.3" (CCD)
Max still resolution 4000 x 3000 (12 Megapixel)
 
Zoom capability 5X optical + 4X digital
Focal length
(35mm equivalent)
24mm - 120mm
Max aperture F2.8 - F5.9
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 (5 cm)
 
Built-in flash Yes
External flash support No
Supports conversion lenses No
Supports underwater case No
 
LCD size 3.0"
LCD resolution 230,000 pixels
LCD position Fixed
Viewfinder None
Viewfinder mag.
(D-SLR only)
N/A
Viewfinder coverage N/A
 
Manual controls Exposure compensation, white balance
ISO range 80/100/200/400/800/1600
RAW/TIFF support No
 
Movie mode (format) Yes (H.264)
Max movie resolution 1280 x 720
Sound in movies Yes
Zoom usable in movies
 
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 NB-6L (1)
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Battery life
(CIPA standard)
240 shots
 
Video output Yes
HDMI output Yes
USB output Yes (2.0)
 
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
3.9 x 2.1 x 0.9 in (99.1 x 53.3 x 22.9 mm)
Weight (empty) 4.6 oz (130 g)
 
Included software Canon Digital Camera Solution
 
Misc. notes Touchscreen LCD. Comes in silver, blue, purple, and gold
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