Canon PowerShot SX1 IS

Announced Sep 17, 2008 •
10 megapixels | 2.8 screen | 28 – 560 mm (20×)
Price
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Other resolutions 2816 x 2112, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 3840 x 2160, 1920 x 1080
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2, 16:9
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CMOS
Image
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 6
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format RAW
JPEG quality levels Super-Fine, Fine, Normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28–560 mm
Optical zoom 20×
Maximum aperture F2.8
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Normal focus range 50 cm (19.69)
Macro focus range 0 cm (0)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fully articulated
Screen size 2.8
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
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 5.20 m
External flash Yes (hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, Fill-in, Red-Eye reduction, Slow Sync, Off
Continuous drive 4.0 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec or custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (60, 30 fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC card
Storage included 32 MB SD card
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI Yes
Remote control Yes
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description AA batteries (NiMH recommended)
Weight (inc. batteries) 615 g (1.36 lb / 21.69 oz)
Dimensions 128 x 88 x 88 mm (5.04 x 3.46 x 3.46)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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