Canon PowerShot SD940 IS / Digital IXUS 120 IS

Announced Aug 19, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 112 mm (4×)
Price
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 2248, 3264 x 2448, 2592 x 1944, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Digic 4
Image
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28–112 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Maximum aperture F2.8–5.9
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus No
Macro focus range 3 cm (1.18)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view No
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/1500 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 0.8 fps
Self-timer Yes (2, 10, Custom, Face)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps)
Format H.264
Microphone Mono
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-4L rechargeable battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 120 g (0.26 lb / 4.23 oz)
Dimensions 89 x 55 x 20 mm (3.5 x 2.17 x 0.79)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
GPS None
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