Canon PowerShot A470

Announced Jan 24, 2008 •
7 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 38 – 132 mm (3.5×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 3072 x 2304
Other resolutions 3072 x 1728, 2592 x 1944, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 7 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Image
ISO Auto, Hi Auto (incorporating Motion Detection Technology), 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 38–132 mm
Optical zoom 3.5×
Maximum aperture F3–5.8
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (up to 4x)
Manual focus No
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 115,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2000 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 3.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 1.9 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, custom)
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480, 20 fps, 320 x 240, 30 fps, 160 x 120, 15 fps
Storage
Storage types SD/MMC/SDHC card
Storage included 32 MB SD Card
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA (2) batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 215 g (0.47 lb / 7.58 oz)
Dimensions 105 x 55 x 41 mm (4.13 x 2.17 x 1.61)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
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