Canon PowerShot SD980 IS Digital Camera (Silver)

BH #RBCPSSD980S • MFR #3637B006AA
Key Features
  • Refurbished Products Have a 90-Day B&H Refurbished Warranty
  • 12.1 Megapixels
  • 5x Optical Zoom
  • 3.0" Touch Screen LCD
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.

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Canon SD980 IS Overview

  • 1Description
  • 23.0" Touch Screen Pure Color LCD
  • 3High Performance Imaging
  • 45x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 5HD Video Recording
  • 6Smart Auto Exposure

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.

Canon SD980 IS Specs

Imaging
Camera TypePoint-and-shoot Digital Camera
Imaging
Sensor ResolutionActual: 12.4 Megapixel
Effective: 12.1 Megapixel
Aspect Ratio4:3, 16:9
ResolutionEffective: 12.4MP, Recorded: 12.1MP
Exposure Control
Sensor1/2.3" CCD
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Manual, Fluorescent H
Bit DepthNot Specified By Manufacturer
File FormatsJPEG, QuickTime
Flash
File SizeNot Specified By Manufacturer
Flash ModesAuto, Auto/Red-Eye Reduction, , Flash On, Off, Red-Eye Reduction, Slow Sync
Color SpacessRGB
Image StabilizationYes
Crop FactorN/A
Optics
Lens4.3-21.5mm f/2.8-5.9 (35mm film equivalent: 24-120mm)
Physical
ZoomOptical: 5x, Digital: 5x
Lens MountN/A
Focus TypeAutofocus
Focus RangeNormal: 1.6' (50cm) - infinity
Macro: 2.0" (5cm) - 1.6' (50cm)
Accessory Lens/Filter MountN/A
Shooting Controls
SensitivityISO 80-1600
Shutter Speeds1/3000 - 15 sec
MeteringEvaluative, Center Weighted, Spot
Exposure ModesAuto, Program, Scene
White BalanceAuto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Mirror Lock-UpN/A
Burst CapabilityUp to 0.8fps
Self Timer2 seconds or 10 seconds
Interval RecordingNo
Remote ControlNo
Flash
Built-in FlashYes
Effective Flash Range1.6' (50cm) - 11' (3.5m)
External Flash ConnectionNo
Dedicated Flash SystemN/A
Max Sync SpeedNot Specified By Manufacturer
Memory
Built-in MemoryNo
Memory Card TypeSD/SDHC
Still Images per GBJPEG: High Res: 313 - Low Res: 3,073
A/V Recording
Video RecordingYes
Video Resolution1280 x 720 @ 30fps, 640 x 480 @ 30fps, 320 x 240 @ 30fps
Video Clip Length30 minutes in HD, 1 hour in SD, or up to 4GB
Audio RecordingAudio with Video only
Viewfinder/Display
Viewfinder TypeNone
Viewfinder CoverageN/A
Display3.0" LCD
Connectivity/System Requirements
ConnectivityUSB 2.0, A/V Out, mini-HDMI (Type C)
System & Software RequirementsWindows XP, Vista
Mac OS X (10.4 or later)
Environmental
Operating/Storage TemperatureOperating Temperature:32-104°F/0-40°C
WeatherproofingNot Rated
DurabilityNot Rated
Power
Battery TypeNB-6L Lithium-ion Battery
Power AdapterACK-DC40 AC Adapter Kit (optional)
Physical
Dimensions3.93 x 2.10 x 0.90" (99.9 x 53.4 x 22.9mm)
Weight4.59 oz (130g) body only
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.2 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)9.6 x 6.3 x 3.4"

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