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Powershot SD700 IS Digital ELPH Camera
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Canon Powershot SD700 IS Digital ELPH Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
Canon's Image Stabilizer Technology gives you the shake-free performance that makes your pictures sharp and clear. High performance, high style, high-quality 6.0 Megapixel CCD, 4x Optical Zoom lens and elegant tri-color Perpetual Curve design.

Get close, stay steady - First Digital ELPH to feature Canon's Image Stabilizer Technology for steady, long-zoom shooting. Engineered with Canon's sophisticated Image Stabilizer technology, the SD700 IS Digital ELPH gives you the shake-free performance that makes your pictures sharp and clear. No matter how close you zoom in, the SD700 IS Digital ELPH keeps everything stable. All you have to think about is your subject.

High performance, high style - High-quality 6.0 Megapixel CCD, 4x Optical Zoom lens and elegant tri-color Perpetual Curve design. This is a camera that could make it on looks alone. But wait until you see its performance. The 4x optical zoom brings you in for intimate close-ups. The 6.0 megapixel CCD produces images of impressive quality with resolution that lets you create big prints.

ISO 800 reduces image blur - New ISO 800 reduces image blur and expands low-light shooting ability. The PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH features new ISO 800 and High ISO Auto settings that reduce the effects of camera shake and sharpen subjects in low-light situations, giving you greater flexibility for shooting.

Shoot and view wide images - 16:9 Widescreen mode for full-screen viewing on widescreen TVs and computer monitors. The PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH includes a widescreen resolution option, producing images and film clips that are perfect for your widescreen TV or computer monitor.

Superior quality movies - Fast Frame Rate Movie Mode for shooting high-quality movies up to 60 fps QVGA (320 x 240). Fast Frame Rate Movie Mode allows you to record extremely smooth, full-motion movie clips for up to 1 minute long in QVGA at 60 fps (320 x 240 pixels). With a highly flexible movie mode, you can create the movie that's perfect for any application. Select from VGA (640 x 480 pixels) and QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) with frame rates of 30 fps and 15 fps for recording up to 1 hour or 1GB. Plus Compact Movie Mode (QQVGA; 160 x 120 pixels) records at 15 fps for up to 3 minutes.

Shooting Modes - Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions

    Auto - The camera chooses all the settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
    Manual - The ultimate in creative control, you set ISO speed, exposure compensation and white balance.
    Portrait - The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject pop.
    Foliage - Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
    Snow - Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or bluish tint.
    Beach - Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
    Fireworks - Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
    Underwater - Capture underwater images with reduced backscatter effect. (Note: Optional Waterproof Case WP-DC5 required for shooting any underwater images)
    Indoor - Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
    Kids & Pets - Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won't miss those special shots.
    Night Snapshot - Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
    Color Accent - Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
    Color Swap - Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
    Digital Macro - Shoot larger-than-life close-ups with one-button simplicity.
    Stitch Assist - Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.

    My Colors (Final image may vary depending on picture composition.)

    Vivid - Yield vibrant shots with dramatic high-contrast.
    Vivid Blue - Emphasize the sea, sky and other blue areas.
    Vivid Green - Add vivid dimension to greens for extraordinary nature shots.
    Vivid Red - Charge up red objects in your images for extra impact.
    Neutral - Produce images of subtle, elegant tonality.
    Sepia - Recreate the look of vintage photographs.
    Black & White - Deliver enhanced clarity - especially useful when shooting text.
    Positive Film - Combine Vivid Blue, Vivid Green and Vivid Red to achieve a positive film effect.
    Lighter Skin Tone - Make your subjects' skin tones lighter.
    Darker Skin Tone - Darken skin tones a shade.
    Custom Color - Finely adjust brightness and vividness, and set your preferred balance of blue, green, red and skin colors.

The complete print solution - Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers. The PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH's Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the SD700 IS Digital ELPH to a Canon CP, SELPHY or PIXMA Photo Printer or any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the lighted Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images to a computer (Windows and Macintosh).


Type of Camera: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical / 4x Digital / 16x Combined Zoom

Image Capture Device

  • Type: 6.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
  • Total Pixels: Approx. 6.2 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels: Approx. 6.0 Megapixels


  • Focal Length: 5.8-23.2mm f/2.8-5.5 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
  • Digital Zoom: 4x:
  • Focusing Range:
    Normal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinity
    Macro: 0.79 in.-2.0 ft./2-60cm (WIDE), 1.3-2.0 ft./40-60cm (TELE)
    Digital Macro: 0.79 in.-2.0 ft./2-60cm (WIDE)
  • Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus


  • Optical Viewfinder: Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
  • LCD Monitor: 2.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD - Approx. 173,000 pixels
  • LCD Coverage: 100%

Aperture and Shutter

  • Maximum Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.5 (T)
  • Shutter Speed: 15-1/1600 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.

Exposure Control

  • Sensitivity: Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800 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, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Off, Slow Synchro
  • Flash Range: Normal: 1.6-11.5 ft./50cm - 3.5m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm - 2.0m (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, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap), Digital Macro, My Colors, Stitch Assist, Movie
  • Photo Effects: Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom Color
  • Self-Timer: 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, MultiMediaCard
  • File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
  • Image Compression:
    Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
    Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
  • JPEG Compression Mode: Normal, Fine, SuperFine
  • Number of Recording Pixels:
    Still Image: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 2), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 1), 2,816 x 2,112 (Large), 2,816 x 1,584 (Widescreen)
    Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 1GB, 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)


  • Computer Interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
  • Video Out: NTSC/PAL
  • Audio Out: Monaural
  • Other: Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Supply

  • Power Source:
    1. Rechargeable Lithium Battery NB-5L
    2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30
  • Shooting Capacity:
    Still Image: approx. 240 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)* approx. 700 shots (NB-5L/LCD off
  • Playback Time: Approx. 360 min. (NB-5L)

Physical Specifications

  • Operating Temperature: 32 - 104 F/ 0 - 40 C
  • Operating Humidity: 10-90-percent
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.56 x 2.22 x 1.04 in. / 90.4 x 56.5 x 26.4mm

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