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Canon Powershot SD790 IS Digital Camera, 10 Megapixels - Refurbished

SKU: ICASD790ISR MFR: 2554B008AA
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Canon Powershot SD790 IS Digital Camera has Chiseled edges with a subtle gleam which gives this PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH distinctive sculptural appeal. Just as attractive are its high-end specifications, including 10 megapixels of resolution plus Face Detection and Motion Detection Technology that delivers the ultimate in crisp, clear, amazingly detailed images. Prepare to be transfixed by the view from the camera's 3.0-inch PureColor LCD II screen. With rich, accurate color and superb clarity, the screen is easy to view at wide angles too - perfect for gathering a group around to see your images.

The PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH offers impressive core technologies. The 10.0-megapixel CCD gives you extraordinary flexibility in cropping and enlarging: the detail and resolution are so fine that you can take any part of an image and enlarge it with confidence. The 3x optical zoom can more than handle your everyday shooting. Canon's exclusive Optical Image Stabilizer automatically detects and cancels camera shake, ensuring that your images are crisp and blur-free throughout the zoom range.

Summary of Customer Reviews

(9)
Customers most agreed on the following attributes:
Pros:
Large clear LCD (8) , Easy to use (7) , Simple controls (3) , Good image quality (3) , Easy to keep clean (3) , Image stabilization (3)
Best Uses:
Travel (7) , Family photos (6) , Fun (3)
Reviewer Profile:
Photo enthusiast (6) , Casual photographer (2) , Semi-pro photographer (1)

Key Features

  • Advanced 10.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer
  • View your crisp clear images on a large 3.0-inch PureColor LCD II screen for bright, accurate color with great viewing from a wide range of angles
  • Improved Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure, flash and white balance automatically, allowing greater freedom of shooting before, during and after taking the image
  • Stand out in a crowd with an edgy, stylish design combined with a cool new button configuration for great operability
  • Motion Detection Technology automatically detects subject movement and optimizes exposure control and ISO settings to reduce image blur
  • DIGIC III Image Processor for superior image quality and improved functionality
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select Pixma Photo Printers and Selphy Compact Photo Printers

Technical Specs

Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash
Optical Zoom 3x
Digital Zoom 4x
Megapixel 10
Focal Length 6.2-18.6mm f/2.8-4.9 (35mm film equivalent: 35-105mm)
Focusing Range Normal: 12 in./30cm-infinity
Macro: 1.2 in.-1.6 ft./3-50cm (W), 12 in.-1.6 ft./30-50cm (T)
Digital Macro: 1.2-3.9 in./3-10cm (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder N/A
LCD Monitor 3.0-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle (PureColor LCD II)
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage 100%
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/4.9 (T)
Shutter Speed 1/60-1/1500 sec., 15-1/1500 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
ISO Sensitivity Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
Exposure Control Method Program AE; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range 12 in.-11 ft./30cm-3.5m (W), 12 in.-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time 10-sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation N/A
Shooting Modes Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot0, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control Not available
Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.4 fps
Storage Media SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 640 x 480 (up to 2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 160 x 120 (up to 3 min. at 15 fps)
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source 1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-5L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 330 shots
Playback Time Approx. 420 min.
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.61 x 2.24 x 0.82 in./91.6 x 56.8 x 20.9mm
Weight Approx. 5.47 oz./155g (camera body only)
Warranty 1 year Warranty by Adorama
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