Specifications for PowerShot SX210 IS.

Article ID: ART108961 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/16/2015


Specifications for PowerShot SX210 IS.


PowerShot SX210 IS Specifications

All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice.

PowerShot SX210 IS
Camera effective pixels Approx. 14.1 million
Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 14.5 million)
Lens 5 (W) - 70 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 392 (T) mm) f/3.1 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Digital Zoom Maximum approx. 14x (Maximum approx. 56x with optical zoom)
Optical Viewfinder None
LCD Monitor 3.0-inch type, TFT color LCD, approx. 230,000 pixels (Picture coverage 100%)
AF System

TTL Face Detect / Center

Servo AF On/Off
Focusing Range

Auto, Easy, Normal: 5 cm (2.0 in.) - infinity (W)/ 1 m (3.3 ft.) - infinity (T)

Macro: 5 - 50 cm (2.0 in. - 1.6 ft.) (W)

Manual Focus: 5 cm (2.0 in.) - infinity (W)/ 1 m (3.3 ft.) - infinity (T)

Kids & Pets: 1 m (3.3 ft.) - infinity (W) / 3 m (9.8 m) - infinity (T)

Shutter Mechanical shutter + electronic
Shutter Speeds 15 - 1/3200 sec.
The shutter speed varies according to the shooting mode.
Slow shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower operate with noise reduction.
Image Stabilization Lens shift type Continuous / Dynamic / Shoot Only*/ Panning*/ Off * Still images only
Light Metering Method

Evaluative, Center-weighted average or Spot

Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity*1 AUTO*1/ High ISO Auto*2, selectable ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalents.

*1 Camera automatically sets the optimal speed.

*2 Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended Exposure Index.

*3 Camera automatically sets the optimal speed according to subject brightness. However, the ISO speed is set relatively higher than Auto (maximum ISO speed is ISO 800).

White Balance Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H or Custom

Auto*, On*, Slow Syncro, Off

* Red-eye reduction, FE Lock and slow synchro available

Flash Range

Normal: 75 cm - 3.5 m (2.5 - 11.5 ft.) (W), 1.0 m - 2.0 m (3.3 - 6.6 ft.) (T)

Shooting Modes

Shooting Mode: M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN* and movie.

*SCN Mode: Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-Timer, Face Self-Timer) Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist.


Movie Mode: Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 0.7 images/sec. (Low Light: 2.6 images/sec.)

Continuous Shooting AF/LV Approx. 0.5 images/sec.

Self-Timer Approx. 10-sec./Approx. 2-sec. delay, Custom Timer
Recording Media SD memory card/MultiMedia Card / SDHC memory card / SDXC memory card / MultimediaCard / MMCplus / HC MMCplus
File Format Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF compliant
Image Recording Format

Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))

Compression Superfine/fine/normal
Number of Recording Pixels Still images :

Large: 4320 x 3240 pixels

Medium 1: 3456 x 2592 pixels

Medium 2: 2592 x 1944 pixels

Medium 3: 1600 x 1200 pixels

Small: 640 x 480 pixels

Widescreen: 4320 x 2432 pixels


1280 x 720 pixels (30 frames/sec.)

640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.)

320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.)

Playback Modes Single Image, Movie, Magnified Focus, Index,Magnified, Filtered Playback, Slideshow
Editing Function Erase, Protect, My Category, Resize, My Colors, i-Contrast, Trimming, Rotate, Red-Eye Correction
Direct Print Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible, and PictBridge compliant
Display languages 21 languages available for menus and messages (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
Interface Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector with unified type of digital, audio and video*) HDMI (HDMI Mini Connector)

* mini-B compatible

Video/Audio output (NTSC and PAL capable, mono audio)

Communication Settings MTP,PTP
Power Source

NB-5L (rechargeable lithium-ion battery)

AC Adapter kit ACK-DC30

Operating Temperatures 0o - 40o C (32o - 104o F)
Operating Humidity 10 - 90 %
Dimensions (w x h x d) 105.8 x 59.3 x 31.9 mm (4.17 x 2.33 x 1.26 in.)

(camera body only)

Approx. 215 g (7.58 oz.) (including the battery and memory card)

Approx. 188 g (6.63 oz.) (Camera body only)



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