Canon PowerShot A650 IS Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot A650 IS Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot A650 IS Digital Camera

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Product Highlights

  • 12.1 Megapixels
  • 6x Optical Zoom
  • 2.5" Vari-Angle LCD Display
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Face Detection AF/AE
  • High ISO Sensitivity
  • Powered by AA Batteries
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Canon A650 IS overview

  • 1Description

The Canon PowerShot A650 Digital Camera provides an astounding 12.1 megapixel resolution, and is packed with a full range of high-performance features usually found only on more expensive cameras. The result is a compact camera that produces truly incredible photographs. The high resolution is complemented by a powerful 6x optical zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer Technology that delivers clear, blur-free images in low light and all through the zoom range, and you'll see it all clearly on the big, bright 2.5-inch Vari-Angle LCD monitor.

Furthermore, the Canon DIGIC III image processor provides advanced Face Detection AF/AE - a unique Canon technology that automatically detects faces in people shots and optimizes focus and exposure accordingly. Other key advancements include ISO 1600 sensitivity and Red-eye Correction for sharp, superior quality images. Finally, the 21 shooting modes make photography easy, fun and creative, and are joined by great functionality like expanded ISO settings that let you shoot in low light without blur.

12.1 Megapixel Resolution
The 12.1 Megapixel CCD sensor provides enough resolution for stunning, deeply detailed images and quality poster size prints with room for creative cropping.
6x Optical Zoom Lens with Optical Image Stabilization
The camera's powerful 6x optical zoom utilizes Canon's industry dominance in optic technology to deliver quick response, brilliant clarity and pure, true color. The lens is also equipped with Canon's acclaimed Optical Image Stabilizer Technology that uses gyroscopic sensors to automatically detect and correct camera shake so you'll get the steady, crisp, brilliant images - under just about any shooting conditions.
21 Shooting Modes
With 21 shooting modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way. For example, 10 Special Scene modes make many challenging shots like snow, beach and fireworks easy, and even include Color Accent and Color Swap to let you customize and play with color.
High ISO Sensitivity
The camera features a sensitivity of ISO 1600 and a High ISO Auto setting (equivalent to ISO 3200) that further reduce the effects of camera shake for sharp subjects in low-light situations with high shutter speeds, giving you greater flexibility for shooting.
DIGIC III Processor with Face Detection AF/AE
Delivering fast, responsive camera performance and superb image rendering, the DIGIC III processor also drives Canon's landmark Face Detection technology that ensures accurate and bright people shots by automatically detecting faces in a scene and optimizing focus and exposure accordingly. Furthermore, the processor incorporates iSAPS scene-recognition technology using an internal database of thousands of different photos to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.
VGA Movie Recording with Sound
The camera's movie functions include 30fps VGA recording with sound, and can playback onto a PC or a TV via the integrated AV Out connection. You can also shoot full-motion movies at QVGA (320 x240) that are well suited to PC playback, and there is even a 15 fps Compact Movie Mode that's ideal for creating movies you can attach to emails.
Shoot and View Widescreen Images
The PowerShot A650 includes a 16:9 widescreen resolution option, producing images that are perfect for your widescreen TV or computer monitor.
Large 2.5 inch Vari-Angle LCD monitor
The camera's 2.5 inch vari-angle LCD monitor lets you swivel the LCD monitor 180° to the front of the camera and display either a mirror image or a non-reversed image so you can shoot from just about any position. This high-resolution screen offers a crisp, clear picture and wider viewing angle to make shooting, playback and using the camera's menu functions especially convenient. Clear and bright, it also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.
Convenient AA-size Batteries
AA-size batteries can be purchased at any store so you don't need to worry about running out of batteries or recharging batteries - simply get new ones locally.
Fast USB 2.0 Interface
The PowerShot A650 also supports the USB 2.0 Hi-Speed standard, so you'll enjoy the fastest possible data transfer speeds when using a USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible computer.
Easy, Flexible Direct Printing Options
The Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the camera to a Canon Direct Photo Printer or PictBridge supported printer, press the Print/Share button and print. The Direct Print feature allows for image preview and editing (including cropping) on the camera when connected to a compatible printer. Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images directly to a computer (Windows).
In the Box
Canon PowerShot A650 IS Digital Camera
  • 32MB Secure Digital (SD) Card
  • 4x AA Alkaline Battery
  • IFC-400PCU USB 2.0 Type A to Mini USB Type B Cable (4')
  • AVC-DC300 A/V Cable for Select PowerShot Cameras
  • Wrist Strap (WS-DC4)
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • User Guide
  • 1-Year Canon U.S.A. Limited Warranty
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    • 1Description

    Canon A650 IS specs

    Camera Type Point-and-shoot Digital Camera with Optical Image Stabilization
    Image Quality
    Image Sensor 1/1.7" 12.4 Megapixel CCD
    Effective Resolution 12.1 million pixels
    Color Depth 24-Bit RGB
    Color Modes Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
    Image File Formats JPEG (Superfine, Fine, Normal)
    Recorded Resolution Large (4000 x 3000)
    Widescreen (4000 x 2248)
    Medium 1 (3264 x 2448)
    Medium 2 (2592 x 1944)
    Medium 3 (1600 x 1200)
    Small (640 x 480)
    Video Recording AVI Motion JPEG with Audio
    Normal (640 x 480 @30 fps)
    Normal LP (640 x 480 @ 30 fps)
    Normal (320 x 240 @ 30 fps)
    Compact (160 x 120 @ 15 fps)
    Clip length limited to 4GB file except Compact that is limited to 3 minutes
    Audio Recording WAVE (Monaural)
    Lens Type Canon Zoom Lens
    Optical Zoom 6x
    Lens Focal Length 7.4mm - 44.4mm (35mm - 210mm equivalent)
    Digital Zoom 4x
    Minimum Focus Distance 0.4" (1cm)
    Maximum Aperture f/2.8-4.8
    Optical Image Stabilization Yes (Canon OIS)
    Accessory Lens/Filter Mount 58mm with Conversion Lens Adapter (optional)
    Focus Control
    Focus Type TTL Autofocus
    Focus Modes Continuous, Single, Macro, Manual
    Focus Range Normal: 19.7" (50cm) - infinity
    Macro: 0.4" (1cm) - 19.7" (50cm) wide
    Manual: 0.4" (1cm) - infinity
    Exposure Control
    Sensitivity Auto ISO
    High ISO Auto
    Selectable ISO (80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600)
    Shutter Type Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Shutter Speed 15-1/2000 seconds
    Aperture Range f/2.8-4.8 to f/8.0
    Exposure Metering Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
    Exposure Modes Program AE, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, Manual, Exposure Compensation (+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments), AE Lock
    White Balance Modes Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater), Custom
    Scene Modes Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Night Scene, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, ISO 3200), Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist
    Built-in Flash Yes (Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro, Flash On, Flash Off)
    Effective Flash Range 1.6' (0.5m) - 11' (3.5m)
    External Flash Connection No
    External Flash Control Not Applicable
    Start-Up Time Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Shutter Lag Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Time Between Shots Not Specified by Manufacturer
    Burst Capability 1.2 fps continuous
    Self Timer 10 seconds or 2 seconds
    Interval Recording No
    Date & Time Stamp No
    Memory & Power
    Built-in Memory No
    Compatible Memory Cards Secure Digital (SD) Card
    Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card
    MultiMediaCard (MMC)
    Recording Capacity Includes 32MB Secure Digital (SD) Card

    Still Image Capacity

    Super Fine Fine Normal
    Large 5 9 20
    Widescreen 7 12 27
    Medium 1 8 14 30
    Medium 2 11 21 42
    Medium 3 30 53 102
    Small 114 177 278

    Video Capacity

    Video Mode Record Time
    Normal (640x480) 14 seconds
    Normal LP (640x480) 28 seconds
    Normal (320x240) 40 seconds
    Compact 3 minutes 15 seconds
    Battery Type 4x AA Batteries (Alkaline, Lithium, NiMH)
    Power Adapter ACK600 AC Adapter Kit (optional)
    Computer Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed
    Direct Print Capable Yes (PictBridge, Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct)
    Remote Control No
    Video Output Yes (NTSC & PAL)
    Web-Cam Capable No
    System & Software Requirements Windows System
    • IBM PC/AT compatible with Pentium 500MHz or higher processor
    • Microsoft Windows 98/98SE, Me, 2000 SP4, XP
    • Built-in USB Port

    Macintosh System

    • PowerPC G3, G4 or G5 Processor
    • Mac OS 9.0 - 9.2, OS X (10.1 - 10.4)
    • Built-in USB Port
    Viewfinder Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
    LCD Display 2.5" Vari-Angle LTPS TFT color LCD (173,000 pixels) with wide viewing angle
    Language Options English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian
    Playback Options Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Auto Play, Resume Playback, Movie Playback, Special Playback, Movie Editing
    Dimensions (HxWxD) 4.4 x 2.7 x 2.2" (113 x 68 x 57mm)
    Weight 10.6 oz. (300g) camera body

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