Canon PowerShot SX30 IS

Announced Sep 14, 2010 •
14 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 24 – 840 mm (35×)
Price
Body type
Body type SLR-like (bridge)
Sensor
Max resolution 4320 x 3240
Other resolutions 3744 x 2104, 3072 x 2304, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 320 x 240
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 14 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Digic 4
Image
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
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
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Single
  • 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
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 6.80 m
External flash Yes (Hot-shoe)
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Fill-in
Continuous drive 0.6 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (30 fps) 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30, 15 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Stereo
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HC MMCplus
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-7L rechargeable battery & charger
Weight (inc. batteries) 601 g (1.32 lb / 21.20 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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