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Canon Powershot A3100 IS Digital Camera, 12.1 Megapixels, 4x Optical Zoom, 2.7" LCD Display, Blue

SKU: ICAA3100BL MFR: 4256B001
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The Canon Powershot A3100 IS Digital Camera has 12.1 Megapixel resolution and 4x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer ensure radiant, detailed images. Plus, you've got an advanced DIGIC III Image Processor with evolved Face Detection Technology and the Face Detection Self-timer for extraordinary control and performance.

New scene modes give your images a professional feel, while Smart AUTO lets you handle challenging conditions with ease. Plus this trim, fashionable camera is yours in three stunning colors.

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Key Features

  • Thinly designed, powerful A-Series camera with 12.1 Megapixels and 4x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer and DIGIC III Image Processor that makes capturing that great shot even easier!
  • Lithium-ion battery makes the camera lighter and offers an easy alternative to recharge the battery.
  • New Scene Modes such as Super Vivid for additional bursts of color and Poster Effect for a unique artistic look, which gives the shooter more creative freedom to capture images their way!
  • Smart AUTO will do the work for you by intelligently selecting the proper settings for the camera based on 18 predefined shooting situations.
  • Low Light mode for improved shooting in dimly lit situations.
  • Large, bright 2.7-inch LCD makes viewing images a breeze.

Technical Specs

Image Capture Device Type 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 12.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length 6.2 (W) - 24.8 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range 3cm (1.2 in.) - infinity (W); 30cm (12 in.) - infinity (T)
Macro: 3 - 60 (W), 30 - 60 cm (T) (1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (W), (12 in. - 2.0 (T))
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
LCD Monitor 2.7-inch TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage Approx. 100%
Maximum Aperture f/2.7 (W) - f/5.6 (T)
Shutter Speed 1 - 1/1600 sec.
15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Control Method AE Lock
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash
Flash Range 30 cm - 4.0 m (W), 30 cm - 2.0 m (T) (12 in. - 6.6 ft., 12 in. - 13 ft. (T))
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Shooting Modes P, Auto, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN, Movie
Photo Effects My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Self-Timer Approx. 10-sec delay/approx 2-sec. delay/custom
Continuous Shooting Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (approx. 2.6 shots/sec/ in Low Light)
Storage Media SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 compliant
JPEG Compression Mode Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 4000 x 3000 (Large), 3264 x 2448 (Medium 1), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen), Low Light 1600 x 1200
Playback Modes File Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance, Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Trimming, Resize, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning
Movies: Normal Playback, Editing, slow motion, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind Auto settings available in 5 levels
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, select range, all images
Movie: any movie file
Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed USB (dedicated female connector with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source Battery Pack NB-8L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC60
Shooting Capacity Approx. 240 shots
Playback Time Approx. 6 hours (LCD screen on)
Operating Temperature 32-104 °F/0-40 °C
Operating Humidity 10-90%
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.83 x 2.29 x 1.11 in./97.2 x 58.2 x 28.1
Weight Approx. 5.47 oz./155g (camera, including batteries and memory card)
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