Abstract: Canon Powershot A610 Review

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Canon Powershot A610 review

Canon Powershot A610 Review

Canon Powershot A610 and A620 Specifications

Type Compact digital camera with built-in flash and 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom
Image Sensor Type Type: 5.0 Megapixel, 1/1.8 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Effective Pixels: Approx. 5.0 Megapixels [A620 - 7.1 Megapixel]
Total Pixels Total Pixels: Approx. 5.3 Megapixels [A620 - 7.1 Megapixels]
Pixels Number of Recording Pixels: Megapixels Still Image: 2,592 x 1,944 (Large), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 1), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)Movie: 640 x 480/320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps), 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)

[A620 - 3072 x 2304 (Large), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 1), 2048 x 1536 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3), 640 x480 (small)]

Recording System: Recording Format File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 (Digital Print Order Format)
Image Compression: Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG) Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
JPEG Compression Mode: Normal, Fine, Superfine
Recording Medium SD Secure Digital & MMC Multimedia Memory Cards. (16MB card supplied)
Lens Focal Length 7.3 - 29.2mm f/2.8-4.1 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Lens Aperature Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/4.1 (T)
Digital Zoom 4.0x
Optical Zoom 4.0x
Total Zoom 16.0x
White Balance Settings Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater)
Auto White Balance Yes
Personal White Balance Custom, Yes
LCD Monitor Type Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD (vari-angle)
Screen Monitor size 2.0 inch
LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels
Coverage LCD: 100%
Viewfinder: Type Real-image 4x optical zoom viewfinder
Autofocus Type TTL Autofocus (continuous/single)
AF Working Range Normal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinityMacro: 0.4 in.-1.5 ft./1-45cm (WIDE), 9.8 in. - 1.5ft./25-45cm (except WIDE)
Exposure Control Metering System Program AE, Shutter-priority AE, Aperture-priority AE, Manual.AE Lock is available
Metering Range Light Metering Method: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot* Metering frame with Spot Mode fixed to center or linked to AF frame.
ISO Speed Range AUTO: ISO 50/100/200/400
Creative Zone Modes Shooting Modes: Auto; Creative: P, Av, Tv, M, C; Image: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets,Night Snapshot), My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects: Vivid, Neutral, Low Sharpening, Sepia, Black & White
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
Manual Manual Exposure
AE Lock Yes
Shutter Speeds Shutter Speed : 15-1/2000 sec.; Slow shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec
Self-timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. delay, Custom timer
Remote Control N/A
Built-in Flash Type Operation Modes: Operation Modes: Auto, On/Off, Red-Eye Reduction On/Off, Slow Synchro
Recycling Time Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)
Flash Coverage Normal: 1.5-13.8 ft./45cm - 4.2m (W), 1.5-9.8 ft./45cm - 3.0m (T) Macro: 0.8-1.5 ft./25-45cm (when sensitivity is set to ISO 100 equivalent)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Continuous Shooting Speed Approx. 2.4 shots/sec.
Playback Image Display Format Playback Modes File: Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotation, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Slow Motion, Editing
Image Protection and Erase Erase Modes: Still Image: Single image, All images Movie: Part of movie, All of movie
Compatible Printers Direct connection to Canon CP, SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge compatible printers via camera's USB cable.
Power Source: 1. 4 Size AA Alkaline batteries (supplied)
2. 4 Rechargeable size AA NiMH batteries
3. AC Adapter Kit (ACK600)
Battery Life Shooting Capacity: Still Image: approx. 350 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size NiMH Battery)
Playback Time: Approx. 960 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 960 min. (AA-size NiMH Battery)*
Dimensions (W x H x D) 4.13 x 2.60 x 1.93 in./104.8 x 66.0 x 49.1mm
Weight Approx. 8.29 oz./235g (camera body only)
Operating Temperature Range 32-104 F/0-40 C
Operating Humidity Range 10 - 90%
Notes SD memory card slot. (16MB SD card supplied)
Computer Interface: USB (mini-B/PTP) (cable supplied)
Video Out: NTSC or PAL (cable supplied)
Audio Out: Monaural (cable supplied)


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