Canon PowerShot A2100 IS Overview

Announced Feb 18, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 36 – 216 mm (6×)
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Canon PowerShot A2100IS 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 6x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom and 3.0-inch LCD
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Product description
Announced Feb 18, 2009

One of two very similar A series 'affordable' compacts (the other, the A1100 IS, has a smaller zoom and smaller LCD) offering a stabilized 6x optical zoom and a 3.0" screen with brightness adjustment - but no optical viewfinder. The A2100 IS has none of the manual controls seen on older A series models but does feature Canon's new Smart Auto mode (an improved Easy mode), Motion Detection and Face Detection that can detect up to 35 faces. More stylish and more beginner-friendly than previous A series models (which have traditonally offered a solid feature set and decent output quality in slightly dowdy designs), the A2100 IS signals a new, point and shoot oriented direction for Canon's budget range.

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Quick specs
Body type Compact
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Focal length (equiv.) 36–216 mm
Max aperture F3.2–5.9
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Max shutter speed 1/1600 sec
Format Motion JPEG
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus/HD MMCplus
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 185 g (0.41 lb / 6.53 oz)
Dimensions 102 x 64 x 32 mm (4.02 x 2.52 x 1.26)

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