Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Digital Camera (Silver)

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Digital Camera (Silver)

Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Digital Camera (Silver)

B&H # CAPSSD980S MFR # 3637B001
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Product Highlights

  • 12.1 Megapixels
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • 3.0" Touch Screen LCD
  • Active Display Technology
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • Smart Auto
  • HD Video Recording
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  • 1Description

The Canon PowerShot SD980 IS offers natural, touch interface for intuitive control of camera features and settings. With the touch of a finger, you can select an autofocus point, change shooting modes, and fine tune exposure compensation. Enhanced Active Display Technology makes reviewing images fun and easy. With a tilt and a shake of the camera, you can quickly review your photos, no need for clumsy buttons or control dials.

The SD980 IS packs 12.1 megapixel resolution, a 5x optical zoom lens, and HD Video recording into a compact, easy to carry package. At just 0.9" thin, this slim and stylish camera body easily fits into your pocket and digital lifestyle. With its next-generation touch interface and fashion forward design, Canon PowerShot SD980 IS brings form and function together.

3.0" Touch Screen Pure Color LCD
Touch your finger to the large 3.0" Pure Color System LCD and select an AF point, choose a shooting mode, adjust exposure compensation, and more. Playback functions are also performed with the flick of a fingertip: switch between images, scroll, magnify a portion of a photo, and control movie playback. This new natural interface makes camera operations fun and easy.
High Performance Imaging
With 12.1 megapixels of resolution and Canon's latest DIGIC 4 Image Processor, the SD980 IS produces brilliant, life-like photographs with rich color and stunning detail.
5x Optical Zoom Lens
With an equivalent zoom range of 24-120mm, Canon's 5x Optical Zoom Lens captures everything from sweeping landscapes to telephoto action pictures.
HD Video Recording
The SD980 IS captures beautiful, 720p HD video. From live concerts to family vacations, the SD980 IS is the HD Video camera that you can, and will, take with you everywhere. Connect the camera to your HDTV with an optional HDMI cable and enjoy your memories in 100% digital High Definition.
Smart Auto Exposure
Concentrate on your subjects - let the camera handle the pictures. Canon's Smart Auto mode analyzes your shooting conditions with 22 pre-defined scene settings. From a wide, floral landscape to a night on the town with friends, the SD980 IS intelligently captures your memories - maximizing quality while minimizing effort.
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Imaging
Pixels Actual: 12.4 Megapixel
Effective: 12.1 Megapixel
Sensor 1/2.3" CCD
File Formats Still Images: JPEG
Movies: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, MOV
Audio: Linear PCM
Max Resolution 4000 x 3000
Aspect Ratio 4:3, 16:9
Image Stabilization Optical
Optics
Lens EFL: 4.3-21.5mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-120mm)
Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - 5.9 (T)
Zoom Optical: 5x
Digital: 4x
Focus Range Wide: 1.6' (0.49 m) - Infinity
Telephoto: 2.9' (0.88 m) - Infinity
Wide Macro: 2" (5.08 cm) - 1.6' (48.77 cm)
Digital Macro: 2" (5.08 cm) - 3.9' (118.87 cm)
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-1600
Shutter 15 - 1/3000 Seconds 
Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure Modes Modes: AE Lock, Program, i-Contrast
Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in 1/3 EV Steps)
White Balance Modes Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual, Fluorescent H
Continuous Shooting Up to .8 fps for up to frames
Self-Timer 2 Seconds, 10 Seconds
Remote Control None
Flash
Flash Modes Auto
Auto/Red-eye Reduction
FE Lock
Flash On
Off
Red-eye Reduction
Slow Sync
Maximum Effective Flash Range Wide: 1.6 - 11' (0.49 - 3.35 m)
Telephoto: 2.9 - 4.9' (0.88 - 1.49 m)
Memory
Built-in Memory None
Memory Card Type SD
SDHC
MMC
MMCplus
HC MMCplus
Still Images per GB JPEG: 313 @ Highest Resolution - 7684 @ Lowest Resolution
Recording
Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL
Video
Video Clip Length Up to 4 GB or 60 Minutes

HD 1280 x 720 record 4GB or 10 minutes

Audio Recording With Video (Mono)
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder Type None
Screen 3" LCD (230,000 pixels)
Connectivity/System Requirements
Connectivity USB 2.0
Environmental
Operating/Storage Temperature Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Humidity: 10 - 90%
Power
Battery NB-6L Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack
AC Power Adapter ACK-DC40 (Optional)
Physical
Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.9 x 2.1 x 0.9" / 99.8 x 53.3 x 22.9 mm
Weight 4.59 oz / 130.13 g (Camera only)

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