Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Digital Camera

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Sleek and Slim with a Powerful Zoom

Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Digital Camera Combining a high-resolution image sensor and a long-embracing zoom within a compact profile, the Canon PowerShot SX610 HS Digital Camera is a adaptable point-and-shoot well-suited to day in and day out shooting. A 20.2MP 1/2.3" High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor pared with the DIGIC 4+ image processor to make up the Canon HS SYSTEM to achieve distinguished image clarity, particularly in dim and challenging lighting conditions, sensitivity to ISO 3200, and a fast burst rate of 7.2 frames per second. An 18x optical zoom lens delivers a 25-450mm 35mm equivalent focal length range, which is further advanced by Intelligent IS image stabilization to create sharp and clear pictures and video in a variety of shooting situations. Perfecting the imaging system is built-in Wi-Fi connectivity, featuring NFC, for remote control to and from wireless transfer to mobile devices.

Full 1080/30p HD video recording is also supported in addition to shooting stills, and easily used via a dedicated movie control button. Taking advantage of working with distant moving subject matter, Auto Zoom helps to retain focus and composition when shooting at longer focal lengths. Smart AUTO, Hybrid Auto, and Creative Shot functions are all available to refine the look of images, while a 3.0" 922k-dot LCD monitor is incorporated into the ergonomic case for live view monitoring and image playback. In addition, the SX610 HS is compatible with the available Connect Station CS100 for automated wireless back-up, storing, and sharing images. ✓

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Body type Compact  
Max resolution 5184 x 3888  
Other resolutions 4:3 (5184 x 3888, 3648 x 2736, 2048 x 1536, 640 x 480), 16:9 (5184 x 2912, 3648 x 2048, 1920 x 1080, 640 x 360), 3:2 (5184 x 3456, 3648 x 2432, 2048 x 1368, 640 x 424), 1:1 (3888 x 3888, 2736 x 2736, 1536 x 1536, 480 x 480)  
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9  
Effective pixels 20 megapixels  
Sensor photo detectors 21 megapixels  
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)  
Sensor type BSI-CMOS  
Processor DIGIC 4+  
ISO Auto, 80-3200  
White balance presets 5  
Custom white balance Yes  
Image stabilization Optical  
Uncompressed format No  
JPEG quality levels Superfine, fine  
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 25450 mm  
Optical zoom 18  
Maximum aperture F3.8 - F6.9  
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Selective single-point
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4X)  
Manual focus Yes  
Normal focus range 5 cm (1.97)  
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97)  
Number of focus points 9  
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed  
Screen size 3  
Screen dots 922,000  
Touch screen No  
Screen type PureColor II G TFT LCD  
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 3.50 m  
External flash No  
Flash modes Auto, on, slow synchro, off  
Continuous drive 2.5 fps  
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 secs, custom)  
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation 2  
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30p), 1280 x 720 (30p), 640 x 480 (30 fps)  
Format MPEG-4, H.264  
Microphone None  
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC card  
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)  
HDMI Yes (micro-HDMI)  
Microphone port No  
Headphone port No  
Wireless Built-In  
Wireless notes 802.11b/g/n with NFC  
Remote control Yes (via smartphone)  
Environmentally sealed No  
Battery Battery Pack  
Battery description NB-6LH lithium-ion battery & charger  
Battery Life (CIPA) 270  
Weight (inc. batteries) 191 g (0.42 lb / 6.74 oz)  
Dimensions 105 x 61 x 27 mm (4.13 x 2.4 x 1.06)  
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes  
GPS None


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