Innovation and Power Come Together..
The PowerShot A700 combines top specifications with innovative technology to transport your photography to an exciting new level. You'll capture superb detail & subtlety with the 6.0 megapixel CCD & 6x optical zoom lens. Enjoy expanded low-light shooting ability using ISO speeds up to 800, & see it all on a large 2.5" LCD screen.
Step up to powerful new specs: With a full 6.0 megapixels of resolution, you'll not only capture stunningly detailed, lifelike images, but you'll have the freedom to crop images & produce image prints without restriction. This high-resolution CCD is paired with a powerful 6x optical zoom lens to get you the shot you want with brilliant Canon clarity. As a first for a 6x optical zoom camera, the optical viewfinder maintains a real-image view at any optical zoom position.
Put high-performance features at your command: The camera's 2.5 inch LCD screen gives you the big picture, whether you're shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. Clear & bright, it also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light. 9-point AiAF lets you place your subject almost anywhere in the frame & achieve razor-sharp focus.
With 20 shooting modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way. For example, 9 Special Scene modes make many challenging shots like snow, beach & fireworks easy, & even include Color Accent & Color Swap to let you customize & play with color.
Canon innovation enhances your experience: The PowerShot A700 features ISO 800 & High ISO Auto settings that reduce the effects of camera shake & sharpen subjects in low-light situations with high shutter speeds, giving you greater flexibility for shooting.
Advanced imaging technology improves every photo: DIGIC II Image Processor:Canon's DIGIC II Image Processor is designed to improve processing speed & image quality, so DIGIC II provides markedly faster startup, autofocus & playback, plus it assures that every image is more colorfully vibrant.
iSAPS Technology: iSAPS Technology is an entirely original scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC II Image Processor to improve focus speed & accuracy, as well as exposure & white balance.
Shoot & view wide images: The PowerShot A700 includes a widescreen resolution option, producing images & film clips that are perfect for your widescreen TV or computer monitor.
A variety of movie-making options: Fast Frame Rate Movie Mode allows you to record extremely smooth, full-motion movie clips up to 1 minute long in QVGA at 60 fps (320x240 pixels). With a highly flexible movie mode, you can create the movie that's perfect for any application.
The complete print solution Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print & Movie Print with Canon CP & SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.
|Type||Compact Digital Camera with built-in flash and 6x Optical/4x Digital/24x Combined Zoom|
|Image Sensor Type||1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 6.2 Megapixels
|Pixels||Effective Pixels: Approx. 6.0 Megapixels|
|Recording Medium||SD Memory card slot; MultiMediaCard: 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.|
|Image Format||Image Compression: Still: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
|Recording System: Recording Format||File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
JPEG Compression Mode: Normal, Fine, SuperFine
|File Size||Still Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 1), 2,816 x 2,112 (Large), 2,816 x 1,584 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 1GB, 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
|Lens Focal Length||5.8-34.8mm f/2.8-4.8 (35mm film equivalent: 35-210mm)|
|Lens Aperature||Maximum Aperture /2.8 (W) - f/4.8 (T)|
|White Balance Settings||Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom|
|Personal White Balance||Custom, Yes|
|LCD Monitor Type||Low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD|
|Screen Monitor size||2.5 inch
LCD Pixels: Approx. 115,000 pixels
|Viewfinder: Type||Real-image optical zoom viewfinder|
|Autofocus Type||TTL Autofocus|
|AF Points||9 point AiAF|
|AF Working Range||Normal: 1.8 ft./55cm-infinity
Macro: 0.39 in.-1.8 ft./1-55cm (WIDE)
|Exposure Control Metering System||Light Metering Method: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot** Metering frame is fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame|
|Exposure Control Systems||Exposure Control Method: Program AE, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, Manual|
|Exposure Compensation||+/- 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments|
|ISO Speed Range||Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800 equivalent|
|Creative Zone Modes||Shooting Modes: Auto; Creative: P, Av, Tv, M; Image: Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap), My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects: Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
|Shutter Speeds||Shutter Speed : 15-1/2000 sec. (settable in M)|
|Self-timer||Activates shutter after an approx. 2 sec. or approx 10 sec. delay, Custom timer|
|Built-in Flash Type||Operation Modes: Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Off|
|Recycling Time||Approx. 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)|
|Flash Coverage||Normal: 1.8-11.0 ft./55cm-3.5m (W), 1.8-8.2 ft./55cm-2.5m (T)
Macro: 1-1.8 ft./30-55cm (W/T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
|Flash Exposure Compensation||+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||Approx. 2.0 shots/sec.|
|Playback Image Display Format||Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Auto Play
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
|Image Protection and Erase||Erase Modes: Still Image: single image, all images Movie: part of movie, all of movie|
|LCD Monitor Language||23 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic)|
|Power Source: Battery||1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800
|Battery Life||Shooting Capacity: Still Image: approx. 100 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 400 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *|
|Dimensions (W x H x D)||3.72 x 2.62 x 1.71 in. / 94.5 x 66.5 x 43.4mm|
|Weight||Approx. 7.05 oz. / 200g (camera body only)|
|Operating Temperature Range||32-104° F/0-40° C|
|Operating Humidity Range||10 - 90%|
|Note||SD memory card slot. Direct connection to Canon CP Printers and select BJ Printers via camera's USB cable (no computer required).
Computer Interface: USB (mini-B/PTP)
Video Out: NTSC or PAL
Audio Out: Monaural