Canon PowerShot SD790 IS Point & Shoot Digital Camera - 2554B001

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Nice Camera

on 8/13/2008

Was looking for a smaller camera that would still take quality pics and this seems to fit the need. Lots of nice features that are easy to use, navigating is easy, just take some time to get familiar w/it. Only thing I notice is some night shots will get a glare from a nearby light source, but it's probably something I just need to adjust. The LCD screen is huge. Battery life seems pretty good also. Overall I'm very happy with this camera and the quality of pictures. Read More

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Complete satisfaction

by Catherine on 11/15/2008

Everything went very well with the purchase and the product. Read More

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Product Overview

Powerful Features, Inimitable Style and an Eye Opening View.

Chiseled edges with a subtle gleam give this PowerShot SD790 IS Digital ELPH distinctive sculptural appeal. Just as attractive are its high-end specifications, including 10 megapixels of resolution plus Face Detection and Motion Detection Technology that delivers the ultimate in crisp, clear, amazingly detailed images. Prepare to be transfixed by the view from the camera's 3.0-inch PureColor LCD II screen. With rich, accurate color and superb clarity, the screen is easy to view at wide angles too - perfect for gathering a group around to see your images.


Manufacturer Canon
Mfg Part# 2554B001
SKU 207643190
UPC 013803090703
UPC 14 00013803090703
Advanced 10 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer.
View your crisp clear images on a large 3.0-inch PureColor LCD II screen for bright, accurate color with great viewing from a wide range of angles.
Improved Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure, flash and white balance automatically, allowing greater freedom of shooting before, during and after taking the image.
Stand out in a crowd with an edgy, stylish design combined with a cool new button configuration for great operability.
Motion Detection Technology automatically detects subject movement and optimizes exposure control and ISO settings to reduce image blur.
DIGIC III Image Processor for superior image quality and improved functionality.
Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Photo Printers and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.
Tech Specs
Audio Formats WAV
Battery Include Yes
Camera Modes Shooting Modes: Auto Camera M Special Scene: Portrait Foliage Snow Beach Sunset Fireworks Aquarium ISO 3200 Underwater Indoor Kids & Pets Night Snapshot Color Accent Color Swap Digital Macro Stitch Assist Movie Color Modes: Normal Vivid Vivid Blue Vivid Green Vivid Red Neutral Sepia Black & White Positive Film Lighter Skin Tone Darker Skin Tone Custom Color Continuous Shooting: Approx. 1.4 fps
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Effective Camera Resolution 10 Megapixel
Screen Size 3"
Display Screen Type Active Matrix TFT Color LCD
Display Resolution 230000 Pixel
Total Camera Resolution 10.3 Megapixel
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1500
Flash Modes Auto Flash / Flash ON / Flash OFF / Red-eye Reduction
Product Series SD
Product Type Point & Shoot Digital Camera
Product Name PowerShot SD790 IS Point & Shoot Digital Camera
Brand Name Canon
Manufacturer Part Number 2554B001
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Product Line PowerShot
Manufacturer Website Address
Product Model SD790 IS
Maximum Image Resolution 3648 x 2736
Image Formats JPEG
Focal Length 6.20 mm to 18.60 mm
Optical Zoom 3x
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 4.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Digital Zoom 4x
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 1.18"
Memory Card Type Include Secure Digital (SD) Card
Memory Card Support Secure Digital (SD) Card / Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card / MultiMediaCard (MMC) / MMCplus
Memory Card Size Include 32 MB
Platform Support PC / Mac
Additional Information Sensitivity: Auto High ISO Auto ISO 80 ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 ISO 800 ISO 1600 Display Languages: 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
Package Contents PowerShot SD790 IS Digital Camera Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-5L Battery Charger CB-2LX SD Memory Card SDC-32M Wrist Strap WS-DC2 Software CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU AV Cable AVC-DC400
Weight 5.47 oz
Height 2.24"
Width 3.61"
Depth 0.82"
Software Included Digital Camera Solution
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Standard Warranty 1 Year Limited
Product Attributes
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Camera Features Red-Eye Reduction
Camera Megapixels 10 - 14 Megapixel
Camera Resolution (Megapixel) 10
Closest Focusing Distance (m) 30
Digital Zoom (x) 4
Focal Length (mm) 6.2
Focus Mode Auto
Image Stabilization Type Optical
Max Shutter Speed 1/1500 / 1/1500 / o 1/1500 / o 1/1500 Second / to
Maximum Aperture f/2.8
Maximum Still Frame Rate (fps) 30
Min Shutter Speed 1/1500 Second
Minimum Aperture f/2.8
Optical Zoom (x) 3
Optical Zoom Range (x) 2.0 - 4.9
Product Line PowerShot
Resolution 3648 x 2736
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