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Canon PowerShot SD850-IS Digital Elph Camera, 8.0 Megapixels, 4x Optical Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom, 2.5" PureColor LCD Display

SKU: ICASD850 MFR: 2047B001
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The PowerShot SD850 IS Digital ELPH is a digital camera that will really get your creative juices flowing. It starts with a high resolution 8.0 Megapixel CCD, a 4x Optical Zoom with Canon's exclusive UA Lens and an Optical Image Stabilizer for steady zooming. There's also a DIGIC III Image Processor with Face Detection and Red-eye correction, an ISO 1600 setting for sharper images in low light, 5 Movie Modes and a 2.5-inch PureColor LCD with scratch-resistant, anti-reflective coating for easy viewing.

Count on the PowerShot SD850 IS Digital ELPH for images that will make you say "wow" every time you shoot. Equipped with a high resolution 8.0 Megapixel CCD, this camera is just what you need to capture life's greatest inspirations. Plus, the SD850 IS Digital ELPH is equipped with a 4x Optical Zoom that features Canon's exclusive UA lens with ultra-high refractive index glass to enhance your pictures while significantly reducing total lens size. Just imagine the possibilities.

Life doesn't give you second chances to capture special times. That's why the elegant PowerShot SD850 IS Digital ELPH is equipped with Canon's acclaimed Optical Image Stabilizer Technology that automatically detects and corrects camera shake. This camera features new ISO 1600 and High ISO Auto settings that reduce the effects of camera shake and sharpen subjects in low-light situations, giving you greater flexibility for shooting.

Key Features

  • Advanced 8.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 4x Optical Zoom featuring exclusive UA lens.
  • Optical Image Stabilizer Technology for steady, long zoom shooting.
  • DIGIC III Image Processor with improved Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction for even better image quality and functionality.
  • Vivid, high-resolution 2.5-inch PureColor LCD with scratch-resistant, anti-reflection coating for easier viewing.
  • Sensitivity range expanded to ISO 1600 for sharper photos in low light.
  • Be creative with Creative Light effects, and five movies modes including 30 fps VGA, Time Lapse and Fast Frame Rate.
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Photo Printers, CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.

Technical Specs

Type of Camera Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer (IS) System
Image Capture Device Type 8.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 8.3 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 8.0 Megapixels
Lens Focal Length 5.8-23.2mm f/2.8-5.5 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Lens Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (WIDE), 1.3-1.6 ft./40-50cm (TELE)
Digital Macro: 0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 2.5-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/5.5 (T)
Shutter Speed 15-1/1600 sec.
ISO Sensitivity Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot, Program AE; AE lock available
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off
Flash Range Normal: 1.6-11 ft./50cm-3.5m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm-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, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Creative Light Effect), 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. 1.3 fps
Storage Media SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
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: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 3,264 x 2,448 (Large), 3,264 x 1,832 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 640 x 480 (2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps
Playback Modes File Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Transition Effects
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
Erase Modes Still Image: Single image, 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 CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source Battery Pack NB-5L
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 230 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)*; approx. 700 shots (NB-5L/LCD off)
Playback Time Approx. 360 min. (NB-5L)
Operating Temperature 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D) 3.56 x 2.22 x 1.04 in./90.4 x 56.5 x 26.4mm
Weight Approx. 5.82 oz./165g (camera body only)
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