Canon Powershot A1300 16 Megapixel Digital Camera, Silver - 6177B001

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on 11/28/2012

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PowerShot A1300 digital camera is comfortable to use and comfortably affordable! Its Optical Viewfinder (a rarity on today's digital cameras) offers a pleasantly classic feel that's great for shooting in strong sunlight, and ideal for use when your battery power is running low. Image quality is excellent and automatic with Smart AUTO that recognizes 32 predefined shooting situations and selects proper camera settings for each. A new Help Button assists with simple explanations of controls. Simply press the dedicated movie button to begin shooting vivid, lifelike 720p HD video. With 16.0 Megapixels of resolution and DIGIC 4 Image Processor, images are incredibly detailed and performance is fast and responsive. Get close and shoot big with the 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens.


Manufacturer Canon
Mfg Part# 6177B001
SKU 228681686
UPC 013803146707
UPC 14 00013803146707
An Optical Viewfinder makes capturing images simple and easy.
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations for capturing spectacular images with ease.
Shoot brilliant 720p HD video with a dedicated movie button.
A 16.0 Megapixel Image Sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor for exceptional performance.
5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens delivers stunning images.
Digital IS reduces the effect of camera shake and subject movement.
Scene Modes such as Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome provide creative freedom to capture your photos.
Help Button provides simple explanations and easy controls of your settings.
AA-battery operation enables you to easily power up on the go.
What's in the Box
PowerShot A1300
AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
Wrist Strap WS-800
USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
Tech Specs
Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital, and 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD
Total Pixels
16.6 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
16.0 Megapixels
Focal Length
5.0 (W) - 25.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)
Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Auto: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (3-60cm) (W)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder
Real-image Zoom Viewfinder
LCD Monitor
2.7-inch TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)
Shutter Speed
1 - 1/2000 sec.
15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Exposure Control
Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600 (in P mode)
Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect AE)
** Fixed to center
Exposure Control Method
AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
(Not available when shooting movies)
White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*Facial color is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect WB)
Built-in Flash
Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
Flash Range
1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50 cm - 3.0 m (W), 1.0 - 2.0 m (T)
Recycling Time
10 seconds or less (Battery Voltage: 3.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto, P, Live View Control, Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Discreet, iFrame Movie*
*Shooting movies is possible with the movie button.
Photo Effects
Self Timer
Approx. 10-sec delay/approx 2-sec delay/custom*
* Delay time (0 - 15 sec. (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1 - 10 shots (in one-shot increments) can be specified.
Wireless Control
Continuous Shooting
Approx: 0.8 shots/sec. (In P Mode)
Approx. 2.8 shots/sec. (In Low Light Mode)
Image Storage
Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
File Format
Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Images:
[Large]: 4608 x 3456
[Medium 1]: 3264 x 2448
[Medium 2]: 1600 x 1200
[Small]: 640 x 480
[Widescreen]: 4608 x 2592
[Miniature Effect]
1280 x 720*1, 640 x 480*2
[iFrame Movie]
1280 x 720 (25 fps)
[Other than the above]
1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps*3
*1 Shooting: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps
Playback: 25 fps
*2 Shooting: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
Playback: 30 fps*3
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
Product Attributes
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Camera Resolution (Megapixel) 16
Digital Zoom (x) 4
Focus Mode Auto
Image Stabilization Type Optical
LCD Size (in) 2.7
LCD Size Range 2.5 - 2.9"
Maximum Still Frame Rate (fps) 30
Minimum Aperture f/2.8
Optical Zoom (x) 8
Optical Zoom Range (x) 8.0 - 10.9
Product Line PowerShot
Resolution 4608 x 3456
Viewfinder Type Optical
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