Canon: PowerShot SX30 IS Specification

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May 29, 2011 by yogi2raj

Image Sensor   

Camera Effective Pixels
Approx. 14.1 Million pixels

Focal Length 35x zoom: 4.3 (W) – 150.5 (T)mm
(35mm film equivalent: 24 (W) – 840 (T)mm)
Focusing Range 0cm (0in.) – infinity (W), 1.4m (4.6ft.) – infinity (T)
Macro: 0 – 50cm (0in. – 1.6ft.) (W)
Image Stabilizer (IS) System
Lens-shift type
Imaging Processor
Electronic viewfinder (Effective dots: Approx. 202,000 dots (67,000 x 3) with dioptric and 5 level of brightness adjustment)
LCD Monitor   
2.7-inch type, TFT colour LCD with wide viewing angle
(Effective dots: Approx. 230,000 dots)
Aspect Ratio
Quick-bright LCD
Variangle type (Movement: approx. 175 degrees horizontal,
approx. 270 degrees rotational)
Control System Autofocus: Single (continuous in Auto mode), Continuous, Servo AF (Servo AE), Manual Focus
AF Frame
Face Detect AF, Center, FlexiZone
Metering System
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Compensation (still images) / Exposure Shift (movies)
+/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Speed (Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended Exposure Index)
Auto, ISO 80 / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600
White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom

1 – 1/3200sec.
15 – 1/3200sec. (Total shutter speed range)

Iris type
f/2.7 – f/8.0*(W), f/5.7 – f/8.0*(T)

Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Hot Shoe Available
Range 50cm – 5.8m (W), 1.4 – 2.8m (T)
(1.6 – 19ft. (W), 4.6 – 9.2ft. (T))
Shooting Specifications   

Shooting Modes
C2, C1, M, Av, Tv, P, Auto*1, Portrait, Scenery, Sports, SCN*1, Movie*2*3
*1 Smart Shutter*4, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye effect, Miniature effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist.
*2 Smart Auto available.
*3 Standard, Miniature effect, Color Accent, Color Swap.
*4 Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer.
Digital Zoom Still images / Movies: Approx. 4.0x (up to approx.140x in combination with the optical zoom), Safety Zoom,
Digital Tele-converter
Continuous Shooting Mode: Normal, AF. LV
Approx. 1.3shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 3.6shots/sec. (in low light mode)
Number of Images Shot (CIPA) Approx. 400 images (viewfinder)
Approx. 370 images (LCD monitor)
Recording Specifications   

Recording Media
SD memory card, SDHC memory card, SDXC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Data Type Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264,
Audio data: Linear PCM (stereo))
Recording Pixels Still Images: Large: 4320 x 3240
Medium 1: 3072 x 2304
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200
Small: 640 x 480
Widescreen: 3744 x 2104
Fixed 1600 x 1200 when in low light
Movies: Smart Auto, Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap: HD (1280 x 720 (30fps*)), 640 x 480 (30fps*), 320 x 240 (30fps*), Miniature effect 1280 x 720 (Shooting: 6fps / 3fps / 1.5fps, Playback 30fps*), 640 x 480 (Shooting: 6fps / 3fps / 1.5fps, Playback 30fps*)

* Actual frame rate is 29.97fps.

Hi-Speed USB
HDMI Output
Analog audio output (stereo)
Analog video output (NTSC / PAL)
Power Source
Battery Pack NB-7L
AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC50
122.9 x 92.4 x 107.74mm (4.84 x 3.64 x 4.24in.)
CIPA Compliant
Weight (camera body only)
Approx. 601g (21.2oz.) (Including the battery and memory card)
Approx. 552g (19.5oz.) (camera body only)

Source:Canon India



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