By Andrew Gould 7 January 2009


Manufacturer Canon
Model PowerShot SX1 IS
Resolution 10.0 Megapixel
Weight 585g (camera body only)
Dimensions 127.5 x 88.3 x 87.7mm
Image processor type DIGIC 4
Video Capture 1,920 x 1,080, full HD, 30 fps
Supported Flash Memory SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
Viewfinder Yes

LCD Monitor
Monitor 2.8-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle
Amount of pixels 230,000 pixels
Histogram Yes

Maximum f/number f/2.8-5.7
Focal Length 5.0-100.0mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-560mm)
Optical Zoom 20x
Digital Zoom 4x
Closest Focusing Distance Super Macro: 0-10cm (W)

Red Eye correction Yes
Image tagging No
Geo tagging No
ISO Sensitivity Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
Image Stabilizer Optical Image Stabilizer System
AF Assist Beam Yes
Face Detection Yes

Power Source
Batteries AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
Battery life approx. 160 shots, 720 min. playback


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