Canon: PowerShot A800 NEW! Digital Camera Features, Specifications

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June 2, 2011 by yogi2raj

Advanced Smart Auto

Advanced Smart Auto mode gets you ready to shoot in all kinds of situations and can now detect up to 19 different scenes. Simply point and shoot and let the enhancedSmart Auto adjusts the exposure and focal settings accordingly to the various lighting conditions. At last, users can concentrate on capturing the perfect moment with ease and confident.
Blur Reduction Mode
Capture sharp photos especially in situations where there is a lot of movement.


Image Sensor (CCD)   

Camera Effective Pixels
Approx. 10 million pixels

Focal Length 3.3x zoom: 6.6 (W) – 21.6mm (T)
(35mm film equivalent 37 (W) – 122 (T)mm)
Focusing Range 1cm (0.4in.) – infinity (W), 25cm (9.8in.) – infinity (T)
Macro: 1 – 50cm (0.4in. – 1.6ft.) (W)
25 – 50cm (9.8in. – 1.6ft.) (T)
Image Stabilizer (IS) System
Imaging Processor
Optical Viewfinder
Electronic Viewfinder
LCD Monitor   

TFT colour
2.5-inch type
Effective Pixels
Approx. 115,000 dots
Aspect Ratio
Control System Autofocus: Single (Continuous in Auto mode)
AF Frame
Face AiAF, Center
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 100 / 200 / 400 / 800 / 1600 (In P mode)
White Balance
Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Shutter speeds
1 – 1/2000sec.
15 – 1/2000sec. (Total Shutter Speed Range)

Circular (Used together with ND filter)
f/3.0 / f/9.0 (W), f/5.8 / f/17 (T)

Auto, on, Slow Synchro, off
Hot Shoe
30cm – 3.0m (W), 30cm – 2.0m (T)(12in. – 9.8ft. (W), 12in. – 6.6ft. (T))
Shooting Specifications   

Shooting Modes
P, Auto, Easy, SCN*1, Movie*2
*1 Blur Reduction, Portrait, Kids&Pets, Face Self Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Long Shutter.
*2 Standard.
Digital Zoom Still images / Movies: Approx. 4.0x (up to approx. 13x in combination with the optical zoom), Safety Zoom, Digital Tele-converter
Continuous Shooting Mode: Normal
Speed (Normal): Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (In P mode)
Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. (In Blur Reduction and Low Light mode)
Recording Specifications   

Number of Shot (CIPA) Alkaline: Approx. 300
NiMH: Approx. 500
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: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG, Audio data: WAVE (mono))
Number of Recording Pixels Still Images: Large: 3648 x 2736,
Medium 1: 2816 x 2112,
Medium 2: 1600 x 1200,
Small: 640 x 480,
Widescreen: 3648 x 2048
Movies: Standard: 640 x 480 (30fps*, 30fps LP*),
320 x 240 (30fps*)
* Actual frame rate is 29.97fps.
Hi-Speed USB
Analog audio output (monaural)
Analog video output (NTSC / PAL)
Direct Print
Power Source
AA alkaline batteries (AA NiMH batteries NB-3AH) x 2
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (Use together with DC Coupler DR-DC10)
Dimensions (CIPA compliant)
94.3 x 61.6 x 31.2mm (3.71 x 2.43 x 1.23in.)
Weight (CIPA compliant)
Approx. 186g (6.56oz.) (including battery & memory card)
Approx. 138g (4.87oz.) (Camera body only)

Source:Canon India



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