Background and Identification
Released December 2008, the PowerShot SX1 IS fits into Canon's "super-zoom" line of compact cameras. It features a 20x optical zoom camera and a hot shoe to mount an external flash unit.
- 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type CMOS sensor
- Focal Length: 5.0-100.0 mm f/2.8-5.7 (35 mm film equivalent: 28-560 mm)
- 4x Digital Zoom
- Focusing Range
- Normal: 1.6 ft./50 cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1 m-infinity (T)
- Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50 cm (W)
- Super Macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10 cm (W)
- 2.8 inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle
- 100% LCD Coverage
- Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) - f/5.7 (T)
- Shutter Speed 15-1/3200 sec.
- ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
- Range: 1.6-15.7 ft./50 cm-4.8 m (W), 3.3-8.5 ft./1-2.6 m (T)