|Canon's iconic ELPH has always been a show-off, with the looks and smarts that make you want to carry it out in the open for everyone to see. The PowerShot SD980 IS takes the concept even further with Canon's first-ever touch panel interface. The camera that invented sleek and slim is equipped with a huge 3-inch PureColor System LCD screen that responds to your touch, delivering operation that's as natural and intuitive as cutting-edge technology should be.Just touch your finger to the huge 3.0-inch PureColor System LCD panel and the PowerShot SD980 IS responds - creating a fun, natural interface that's just the way you want to interact with technology now. When shooting, you can choose an AF point, select a shooting mode, operate the flash, set exposure compensation and more. Playback functions are also performed at your touch: switch between images, scroll display, magnify a portion of an image and control movie playback.|
- Smart metal body
The Digital IXUS 200 IS' stylish two-tone metal body has a solid sculpted feel that's easy to carry and a pleasure to use.
- 24mm ultra wide-angle 5.0x zoom lens
An ultra-wide 24mm lens is perfect for capturing sweeping landscapes or group shots. At the other end of the range, the 5.0x optical zoom lets you get closer to your subject - ideal for candid portrait shots. Canon's optical Image Stabilizer delivers blur-free results throughout the zoom range.
- 12.1 megapixels CCD
The 12.1 megapixels CCD captures a wealth of fine detail. Turn images into poster-size prints, or creatively crop images without losing detail.
- Widescreen 3.0" PureColor II touch LCD
The easy-to-use touch-screen display enables intuitive control of numerous camera functions. When shooting, Touch AF enables you to track focus on a subject simply by touching the screen, while easily selectable icons allow changes to the shooting mode, flash settings and exposure.
- Smart auto and shooting modes
Smart auto with Scene Detection technology analyzes the shooting scene and determines the settings required for the best possible shot. With 22 scene types detected, great shots can be achieved in any situation.
- DIGIC 4
Canon's DIGIC 4 processor makes the Digital IXUS 200 IS more responsive and ensures great image-quality.
- 720p HD movies
Create widescreen (16:9) movies in high definition (1280 x 720, 30fps) then use the mini HDMI connection for playback on HD TVs.
- Active display
By simply flicking and tilting the camera, active display lets you cycle through images, start and stop movies and check the focus of your shot.
- Hints and tips UI
To guide you through the camera's operation, the hints and tips UI provides on-screen explanations of the camera's features during shooting, playback and in menus.
|Model||Digital ELPH SD980 IS / Digital IXUS 200 IS|
|UPC||0013803115338, 013803115338, 1380311533, 13803115338, 4960999650470, 5051395925770|
|Camera Type||Point & Shoot|
|Sensor Resolution||12.1 MP|
|Lens System |
|Macro Focus Range||5cm|
|Auto Focus type||TTL contrast detection|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||24 - 120mm|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/3000 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||15 sec|
|Exposure compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps|
|Exposure Metering||Center-Weighted, Evaluative, Spot|
|Exposure Modes||Automatic, Program|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto|
|Light Sensitivity Max||3200|
|Flash Type||Built-in flash|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Effective Flash Range||0.5 m - 3.5 m|
|Camera Flash Features||AF Illuminator|
|Flash Modes||Auto Mode, Fill-in Mode, OFF mode, Red-eye Reduction, Slow Synchro|
|Memory / Storage|
|Supported Flash Memory||MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card|
|Screen Details||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 3" - color|
|Microphone Type||Microphone - built-in - electret condenser - mono|
|Microphone Operation Mode||Mono|
|Connector Types||1 x DC power input, 1 x HDMI output, 1 x USB, 1 x composite video/audio output|
|Expansion Slot||1 x SD Memory Card|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Supported||Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP2|
|Battery Form Factor||Manufacturer specific|
|Digital Video Format||H.264|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Max Video Resolution||1280 x 720|
|Min Operating Temperature||0 °C|
|Max Operating Temperature||40 °C|
|Additional Features||720p HD Movie Recording, AE/FE Lock, AF Lock, Automatic Face Tracking, Blink Detection, Brightness Control, DPOF Support, Digital Tele-Converter, Direct Print, Exif Print Support, Face Detection Self-timer, Histogram Display, Motion Detection, Orientation Detection, PictBridge Support, RGB Primary Color Filter, Red eye Fix, Safety Zoom, Scene Detection Technology, USB 2.0 Compatibility, i-Contrast system (Intelligent Contrast Correction)|
|Shooting Modes||Frame Movie Mode|
|Shooting Programs||Aquarium, Beach, Digital macro, Fireworks, Foliage, High sensitivity, Indoor, Kids & pets, Night snapshot, Portrait mode, Slow shutter, Snow, Stitch assist, Sunset|
|Special Effects||Black & White, Color Accent, Color Swap, Darker Skin Tone, Lighter Skin Tone, Positive Film, Sepia, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||0.8 frames per second|