Canon PowerShot SD990 IS (Digital IXUS 980 IS)

Announced Sep 17, 2008 •
15 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 36 – 133 mm (3.7×)
Body type
Body type Ultracompact
Sensor
Max resolution 4416 x 3312 ?
Other resolutions 3648 x 2736, 3072 x 2304, 2560 x 1920, 2048 x 1536, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 4416 x 2480 ?
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 15 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/1.7" (7.44 x 5.58 mm) ?
Sensor type CCD ?
Image
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 ?
White balance presets 5 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization Optical ?
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Super-Fine, Fine, Normal ?
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 36–133 mm
Optical zoom 3.7×
Maximum aperture F2.8 - F5.8 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4 x)
Manual focus No ?
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69) ?
Macro focus range 5 cm (1.97) ?
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed ?
Screen size 2.5 ?
Screen dots 230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Live view No ?
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel) ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec ?
Aperture priority No ?
Shutter priority No ?
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.60 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Slow, Manual (Red Eye On/Off)
Continuous drive 1 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps), 160 x 120 (15 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC 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 Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-5L battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 205 g (0.45 lb / 7.23 oz)
Dimensions 98 x 62 x 28 mm (3.86 x 2.44 x 1.1)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording Yes ?
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