Canon PowerShot A810 Compact Camera

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Canon Powershot A810 Compact Digital CameraCanon Powershot A810 - Feb 7, 2012 - The A810 digital compact camera provides real value: with easy-to-achieve excellent image quality keeping an affordable price tag. With Smart Auto, there is never any fuss over camera settings; the A810 automatically optimizes settings with 32 predefined shooting encounters. Video is silky smooth and gorgeous with the 720p HD - just push a dedicated 720p movie button and start shooting. It's truly a high performance, high-resolution camera, which includes a 16.0 MP Sensor plus DIGIC 4 Imaging Processor. Just zoom and get more of the image with every shot using a 5x Optical Zoom along with the wide 28mm lens; The Digital IS assures blur-free images. Fun Scene Function Modes for exhilarating effects, a dedicated Help button along with easy to understand explanations, and simple AA batteries all combine to make this A810 PowerShot digital camera an intelligent choice!

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Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4608 x 3456  
Other resolutions 4608 x 2592, 3264 x 2448, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 16 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
ISO Auto 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  
White balance presets 6  
Custom white balance Yes (1)  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28140 mm  
Optical zoom 5  
Maximum aperture F2.8 - F6.9  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus No  
Macro focus range 3 cm (1.18)  
Number of focus points 9  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 2.7  
Screen dots 230,000  
Touch screen No  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec  
Aperture priority No  
Shutter priority No  
Manual exposure mode No  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes  
Flash range 3.00 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync  
Continuous drive 0.8 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
WB Bracketing No  
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (25 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Format H.264  
Videography notes Miniature Effect (HD (5, 2.5, 1.25 fps) or L (6, 3, 1.5 fps))  
Microphone Mono  
Speaker Mono  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
Remote control No  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery AA  
Battery description 2 x AA batteries  
Battery Life (CIPA) 220  
Weight (inc. batteries) 171 g (0.38 lb / 6.03 oz)  
Dimensions 95 x 62 x 30 mm (3.74 x 2.44 x 1.18)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
Timelapse recording No  
GPS None

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Canon Powershot A810 16.0 MP Compact Digital Camera

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