Canon PowerShot SD890 IS (Digital IXUS 970 IS / IXY Digital 820 IS) Overview

Announced Mar 13, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 2.5 screen | 37 – 185 mm (5×)
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Canon PowerShot SD890IS 10MP Digital Camera with 5x Optical Image Stabilized Zoom
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Product description
Announced Mar 13, 2008

Announced in 2008, the SD890 IS (or IXUS 970 IS in Europe) boasts 10 million pixels in a 1/2.3 " (6.2 x 4.6 mm) sensor and an ISO 3200 mode. It also has a 5x zoom (the longest ever on the SD/IXUS series), covering a 37 - 185mm (equiv.) range which would be more impressive if it was a bit wider.

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Quick specs
Body type Ultracompact
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, High Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Focal length (equiv.) 37–185 mm
Max aperture F3.2–5.7
Screen size 2.5
Screen dots 230,000
Max shutter speed 1/1600 sec
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC card
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 195 g (0.43 lb / 6.88 oz)
Dimensions 95 x 57 x 27 mm (3.74 x 2.24 x 1.06)

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