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Powershot SD900 Digital ELPH Camera
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Canon Powershot SD900 Digital ELPH Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
With its sinuous perpetual curve design elegantly clad in pure titanium, the PowerShot SD900 ELPH is visually arresting. But what's inside is just as impressive: a powerful 10.0 megapixel CCD, 3x optical zoom and newly developed DIGIC III Image Processor.

With its sinuous perpetual curve design elegantly clad in pure titanium, the PowerShot SD900 ELPH is visually arresting. But what's inside is just as impressive: a powerful 10.0 megapixel CCD, 3x optical zoom and newly developed DIGIC III Image Processor. Top-level functionality puts you at the forefront of digital technology, with expanded low-light shooting capability, a built-in digital tele converter, and futuristic Face Detection technology for incredible group shots.


  • Pure Titanium 10.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH with 3x Optical Zoom and elegant Perpetual Curve design 
  • DIGIC III Image Processor with Face Detection Technology for superior image quality, fast operation and low power consumption 
  • Large 2.5 inch LCD monitor with wide viewing angle for easier on-camera viewing 
  • ISO 1600 to reduce image blur and expand low-light shooting capability 
  • Improved High-Resolution Movie Mode at 15 fps XGA (1024 x 768) 
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers 




Type of Camera
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3x Optical / 4x Digital / 12x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
10.0 Megapixel, 1/1.8 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels
Approx. 10.40 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 10 Megapixels
Focal Length
7.7-23.1mm f/2.8-4.9 (35mm film equivalent: 37-111mm)
Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50cm (WIDE), 1-1.6 ft./30-50cm (TELE)
Digital Macro: 2.0 in.-1.6 ft./5-50cm (WIDE)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor
2.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
Brightness adjustment: 15 levels
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/4.9 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
Exposure Control
Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
Light Metering Method
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*
* Metering frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Method
Program AE; AE Lock is available
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
Built-in Flash
Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Auto w/ Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Range
Normal: 1.6-17 ft./50cm - 5.1m (W), 1.6-10 ft./50cm - 3.1m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation
Not available
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
Photo Effects
My Colors
Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control
Not available
Continuous Shooting
Approx. 2.1 fps
Image Storage
Storage Media
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Compression
Normal, Fine, SuperFine
JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 4GB, 1,024 x 768 (15 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.59 x 2.35 x 1.11 in. / 91.2 x 59.6 x 28.2mm
Approx. 5.82 oz. / 165g (camera body only)

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