Specifications for PowerShot SD800 IS

Article ID: ART122456 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Specifications for PowerShot SD800 IS


PowerShot SD800 IS Specifications

Secure Digital (SD) card specifications

NB-5L Battery specifications

Battery Charger specifications

AC adapter specifications

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

PowerShot SD800 IS
Camera effective pixels Approx. 7.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor 1/2.5 in. CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 7.4 million)
Lens 4.6 (W) - 17.3 (T) mm f/2.8 (W) -5.8 (T) (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) -105 (T) mm)
Digital Zoom Maximum approx. 4.0x (Maximum approx. 15x with optical zoom)
Optical Viewfinder Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 2.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD approx. 207,000 pixels
AF System TTL Autofocus AiAF (Face Detect/ 9-point) /AF (1-point fixed to center)
Focusing Range

Normal: 1.5 ft./ 45 cm-infinity

Macro: 1.2 in.- 2.0 ft./3-60cm (WIDE), 12 in. - 2.0 ft./30-60cm (TELE)

Infinity: 3M (9.8 ft)- inf.

Shutter Mechanical + electronic
Shutter Speeds 15-1/1600 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3 seconds and slower.
Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, and Spot Metering, frame is fixed to the center
Exposure Control Program AE; AE Lock is available
Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Sensitivity Auto*, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent

*Camera automatically sets the optimal speed.

White Balance TTL Auto, pre-set (available settings: Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H) or custom

Auto, Auto w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Off, Slow Synchro

Flash Range

Normal: 1.6-13 ft./50cm - 3.5m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm - 2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Shooting Modes

Stills: Auto, Manual *1, Digital macro *2, Color Accent *2, Color Swap *2, Stitch assist *2, and Special Scene *3.

*1 Long shutter mode available. / *2 Selectable in Manual mode. / *3 Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids&Pets, Indoor, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, and Underwater.

Movies: Standard, Fast Frame Rate, Compact, Color Accent, Color Swap.

Continuous Shooting

Approx. 1.7 fps (Large Fine mode)

Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom Timer.
Recording Media SD Memory Card, SDHC memory card, MultiMediaCard.
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF compliant.
Image Recording Format

Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)

Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))

Compression Superfine/fine/normal
Number of Recording Pixels Still images : Large: 3072 x 2304 pixels

Medium 1: 2592 x 1944 pixels

Medium 2: 2048 x 1536 pixels

Medium 3: 1600 x 1200 pixels

Small: 640 x 480 pixels

Postcard Mode: 1600 X 1200 pixels

Widescreen: 3072 x 1278 pixels


Standard, My Colors: (can record until the SD card is full up to a maximum of 1 GB per clip)*1
640 x 480 pixels
(30 frames/sec., 15 frames/sec.)

320 x 240 pixels
(30 frames/sec., 15 frames/sec.)

Fast Frame Rate: (can record for 1 min.)*2
320 x 240 pixels (60 frames/sec.)

Compact: (can record for 3 min.)*2
160 x 120 pixels (15 frames/sec.)

*1 Using high-speed SD cards (SDC-512MSH recommended).
*2 The data in parentheses refer to the maximum movie clip length.

Playback Modes Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Slow Motion, Editing
Direct Print Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible, and PictBridge compliant
Display languages 23 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified/Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic)
Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Power Source

Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
(type: NB-5L)

AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)

Operating Temperatures 0o - 40o C (32o - 104o F)
Operating Humidity 10 - 90 %
Dimensions (w x h x d) 89.5 x 58.0 x 25.1 mm (3.52 x 2.28 x 0.99 in.) (excluding protrusions)
Weight Approx. 150 g (5.29 oz.)

(camera body only)

*1 This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called "Exif Print"). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera's image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.

SD/SDHC/ MultiMediaCard Memory Card

Interface Compatible with SD memory card standards
Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 2.1 mm (1.3 x 0.9 x 0.1 in.)
Weight Approx. 2 g (0.1 oz.)

Battery Pack NB-5L

Type Rechargeable Lithium Ion Cell
Nominal Voltage 3.7 V
Typical Capacity 1120 mAh
Cycle Life Approx. 300 times
Operating Temperatures 0- 40 oC (32 - 104 oF)
Dimensions 32.0 x 44.9 x 7.9 mm (1.26 x 1.77 x 0.31 in.)
Weight Approx. 25 g (.88 oz.)

Battery Charger CB-2LX/CB-2LXE

Rated Input 100-240 V AC (50/ 60 Hz)

0.085 A (100 V) - 0.05 A (240 V)

Rated Output 4.2 V DC / 0.7 A
Charging Time Approx. 2 hours 5 minutes
Operating Temperatures 0o- 40oC (32o - 104oF)
Dimensions 57.5 x 81.6 x 21.0 mm (2.26 x 3.21 x 0.83 in.)
Weight Approx. 60 g (2.1 oz.) (CB-2LX)

Approx. 65 g (2.29 oz.) (CB-2LXE)

Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10
(Included with the optional AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30)

Rated Input 100- 240 V AC (50 / 60 Hz)

0.17 A

Rated Output 4.3 V DC / 1.5 A
Operating Temperatures 0o- 40oC (32o- 104oF)
Dimensions 42.6 x 104.4 x 31.4 mm (1.7 x 4.1 x 1.2 in.)
Weight Approx. 180 g (6.3 oz.)



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