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Powershot SD800 IS Digital ELPH Camera
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Canon Powershot SD800 IS Digital ELPH Camera

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
This is the Digital ELPH that's raising the bar. There's everything you'd expect from a camera of this caliber: A 7.1 megapixel CCD to render images in magnificent detail and a DIGIC III Image Processor

This is the Digital ELPH that's raising the bar. There's everything you'd expect from a camera of this caliber: A 7.1 megapixel CCD to render images in magnificent detail and a DIGIC III Image Processor for stellar quality and fast operation. Yet what sets the SD800 IS Digital ELPH apart is its Wide-angle 3.8x optical zoom with Image Stabilizer technology for rock steady zooms. The Canon SD800 IS Digital ELPH, it's the Digital ELPH that's a step ahead.


  • 7.1 Megapixel Digital ELPH with elegant stainless steel Perpetual Curve design
  • Wide-angle 28-105mm (35mm equivalent) 3.8x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer Technology for steady, long zoom shooting
  • 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 Movie Mode with Fast Frame Rate at 60 fps QVGA (320 x 240) or 30 fps VGA (640 x 480)
  • 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 and the lens shift-type image stabilizer (IS) system, 3.8x Optical / 4x Digital / 15x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
7.1 Megapixel, 1/ 2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels
Approx. 7.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 7.1 Megapixels
Focal Length
4.6-17.3mm f/2.8-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 28-105mm)
Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
Normal: 1.5 ft./45cm-infinity
Macro: 1.2 in.-2.0 ft./3-60cm (WIDE), 1-2.0 ft./30-60cm (TELE)
Digital Macro: 1.2 in.-2.0 ft./3-60cm (WIDE)
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor
2.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
Brightness adjustment: 15 levels
LCD Pixels
Approx. 207,000 pixels
LCD Coverage
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.8 (T)
Shutter Speed
15-1/1600 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: 1.6-13 ft./50cm - 4.0m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm - 2.0m (T)
Macro: 1-1.6 ft./30-50cm (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, 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. 1.7 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), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 3,072 x 2,304 (Large), 3,072 x 1,728 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 4GB, 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps)

Dimensions (W x H x D) 
3.52 x 2.28 x 0.99 in. / 89.5 x 58.0 x 25.1mm
Approx. 5.29 oz. / 150g (camera body only)

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