Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Announced Sep 15, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 24 – 840 mm (35×)
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000 ?
Other resolutions 4000 x 2248, 4000 x 2664, 2992 x 2992, 2816 x 2112, 2816 x 1880, 2816 x 1584, 2112 x 2112, 1920 x 1080, 1600 x 1200, 1600 x 1064, 1200 x 1200, 640 x 480, 640 x 424, 640 x 360, 480 x 480 ?
Image ratio w:h 1:1, 4:3, 3:2, 16:9 ?
Effective pixels 12 megapixels ?
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm) ?
Sensor type BSI-CMOS ?
Image
ISO Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 ?
White balance presets 6 ?
Custom white balance Yes ?
Image stabilization Optical ?
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 24–840 mm
Optical zoom 35×
Maximum aperture F2.7 - F5.8 ?
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Selective single-point
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
?
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes ?
Macro focus range 0 cm (0) ?
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated ?
Screen size 2.7 ?
Screen dots 230,000 ?
Touch screen No
Screen type PureColor II VA TFT LCD
Live view Yes ?
Viewfinder type Electronic ?
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec ?
Maximum shutter speed 1/3200 sec ?
Aperture priority Yes ?
Shutter priority Yes ?
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 7.00 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Fill-in
Continuous drive 10.3 fps ?
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps) ?
WB Bracketing No ?
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (24fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 240 fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Stereo
Speaker None
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC ?
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) ?
HDMI Yes ?
Wireless Eye-Fi Connected ?
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery Battery Pack
Battery description Lithium-Ion NB-10L rechargeable battery & charger
Battery Life (CIPA) 380
Weight (inc. batteries) 600 g (1.32 lb / 21.16 oz)
Dimensions 123 x 92 x 108 mm (4.84 x 3.62 x 4.25)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No ?
GPS None
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