Canon PowerShot SX210 4x28mm Wide-angle Lens

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Canon PowerShot SX210

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Conclusively thin and dreamily refined, the SX210 IS camera sports a set of features sounds like a wish list for Christmas. The 14.1-megapixel CCD compliments a 14x 28mm wide-angle lens with spare imaging power. Capture your images in the brilliant 3.0-inch PureColor widescreen LCD screen, while in the Low Light function for crisp pictures in poor light situations.

The SX210 also captures startling Dynamic Mode HD movies for augmented image stabilization when capturing movies using wide-angle settings. Shoot dreamy 720p HD video including stereo sound for a exceptionally natural, finest quality HD exppression. The camera not only goes when you go, but takes your video and images to a higher place ,

720p/1080 Movie Modes and High Definition Move Mode Cameras
720p has higher vertical resolution than 1080i, making it preferable for sporting events such as auto racing and basketball that move at a very fast pace on live television.


Powerful 14x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

Improved Dynamic mode for enhanced image stabilization

14.1-megapixel resolution will generate 16.5 x 23.4-inch prints

28mm wide-angle lens to capture more in your frame

3.0-inch wide PureColor System LCD
tions especially convenient. Clear and bright, it features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.

HD shooting capability at 720p with stereo sound plus HDMI output

The PowerShot SX210 IS also includes spectacular movie functionality.

DIGIC 4 Image Processor with evolved Face Detection Technology

iSAPS Technology is an entirely original scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an

Face Detection Self-timer automatically detects an increase in the number of faces a

Intelligent Contrast Correction

Red-eye Correction provides three options for removing red-eye from subjects in flash pictures.

    1) Red-eye Correction during shooting actually identifies and corrects red-eye in human subjects.

    2) The PowerShot SX210 IS can be set to automatically detect and correct red-eye during image playback.

    3) You can manually locate any red eyes in a scene during image playback on the LCD screen

Life doesn't hand out a second chance to capture special moments. That's the reason the PowerShot SX210 IS sports an ISO 1600 setting that minimizes the consequences of camera shake and focuses subjects in poor-light environments, giving you more shooting adaptability. ISO can be increased to as high as 6400 just by selecting Low Light mode.

New scene modes for more creative shooting

Fisheye Effect uses barrel distortion to warp the image around the center

With an ISO of 400-6400, the Low Light mode takes the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS bravely into the shadows--literally!

The Canon PowerShot SX210 IS also has Smart Shutter technology, which detects faces in the scene s even easier.

Smart AUTO mode intelligently selects from 22 settings

Just set the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS to Smart AUTO and you're ready for maximum enjoyment

Shooting Modes

Servo AF/AE continues to focus and track subject

Now you can wait for the shot you want, with no need to reframe and refocus. With the shutter button pressed halfway, .

Smart Flash Exposure

Camera Includes

PowerShot SX210 IS Body
Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-5L
Battery Charger CB-2LX
Wrist Strap WS-DC9
Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
AV Cable AVC-DC400ST

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Body type Compact  
Max resolution 4320 x 3240  
Other resolutions 4320 x 2432, 3456 x 2592, 2592 x 1944, 2144 x 1608, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480  
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9  
Effective pixels 14 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 15 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type CCD  
Processor Digic 4  
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28392 mm  
Optical zoom 14  
Maximum aperture F3.1 - F5.9  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)  
Manual focus Yes  
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)  
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)  
Number of focus points 9  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 230,000  
Touch screen No  
Live view Yes  
Viewfinder type None  
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec  
Maximum shutter speed 1/3200 sec  
Aperture priority Yes  
Shutter priority Yes  
Manual exposure mode Yes  
Subject / scene modes Yes  
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)  
Flash range 3.50 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Fill-in, Slow Syncro, Manual (3 levels)  
Continuous drive 0.7 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 sec or 10 sec, Custom)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2 (at 1/3 EV steps)  
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)  
Format H.264  
Microphone Stereo  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/MMCplus HC  
Storage included No  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes  
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-5L battery & charger  
Weight (inc. batteries) 220 g (0.49 lb / 7.76 oz)  
Dimensions 103 x 61 x 38 mm (4.06 x 2.4 x 1.5)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
GPS None


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