General

compared to recent compacts
Brand
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Canon
Lowest price
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$234.82
Announced
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February, 2012
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Sensor

Type
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CMOS
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Size
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1/2.3" 6.2x4.6mm
Megapixels
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12 MP
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Light sensitivity
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3,200 ISO
Light sensitivity (boost)
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Unknown

Sensor (Advanced)

True resolution
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9.7 MP
Native resolution
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4000 x 3000
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Pixel size
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2.3 µm²

Screen

Type
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LCD
Size
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3.0"
Resolution
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461k dots
Touch screen
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No
Flips out
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No

Lens

Zoom
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20x
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Wide angle
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25 mm
Telephoto
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500 mm
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Aperture (wide angle)
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f/3.5
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Aperture (telephoto)
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f/6.8
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Macro focus
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5 cm
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Form factor

Size
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106x61x33 mm
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Depth
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1.3"
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Weight
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231 g
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Interchangeable lenses
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No
Waterproof
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No

Viewfinder

Type
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None

Movies

Format
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1080p @ 24fps
Supports 24p
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Yes
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High-speed framerate
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240 fps
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External mic jack
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No
Autofocus
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Unknown
All formats
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1080p @ 24fps
320 x 240 @ 240fps
480p @ 30fps
480p @ 120fps
720p @ 30fps

Features

Panorama
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Yes
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HDR
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No
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3D
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No
Image stabilization
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Lens
Supports RAW
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No
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GPS
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Yes
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Performance

Startup delay
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Unknown
Shutter lag
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510 ms
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Battery life
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210 shots
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Continuous shooting
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3.2 fps
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Focus system

Autofocus
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Contrast detection
Focus points
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9
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Cross type focus points
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Unknown

Shutter

Max
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1/3200s
Min
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15s

Flash

Built-in flash
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Yes
Popup
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Yes
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External connection
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No

Storage

Storage slots
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1
Supported formats
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SD
SDHC
SDXC