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Powershot A650 IS 12MP Digital Camera (Silver)
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Canon Powershot A650 IS 12MP Digital Camera (Silver)

Condition: Brand new, USA Warranty
The PowerShot A650 IS has breathtaking 12.1-megapixel resolution and a generous 6x optical zoom with optical image stabilization (OIS) that ensures steady shooting every time. Also included are Face Detection, ISO 1600 & Red-eye Correction.

The PowerShot A650 IS digital camera is designed for photo enthusiasts who demand superior image quality, and are looking for a versatile camera with exceptional creative control. The PowerShot A650 IS Digital Camera has breathtaking 12.1-megapixel resolution and a generous 6x optical zoom with optical image stabilization (OIS) that ensures steady shooting every time. A variety of enhanced controls, such as 21 shooting modes including Kids & Pets, Manual, Aperture-Priority and Shutter-Priority, among others, will also give users a lot of freedom to make the camera adapt to their specific needs. All of this power is easily navigated via the intuitive mode dial, easily viewed via the 2.5-inch Vari-Angle LCD and just as easily handled, via the ergonomic grip. Hallmark A Series value includes Canon's latest generation DIGIC III Image Processor with enhanced Face Detection Technology, ISO 1600 and Red-eye Correction for sharp, superior quality images.  With these targeted features, users can spend more time actually taking photos, rather than trying to figure out how to take them.

Main Features:

  • Top-of-the-line A Series model with upgraded features and exceptional value.
  • 12.1 Megapixel resolution with Canon DIGIC III Image Processor and high-quality 6x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer for exceptional image quality.
  • Optical viewfinder plus large high-quality 2.5-inch Vari-Angle LCD screen for flexible viewing at low and high angles.
  • Genuine Canon Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure and flash automatically, leaving you free to compose a group, capture an unguarded moment, or coax the perfect smile.
  • Easy-to-use Mode Dial with a wide range of shooting modes from fully manual to fully automatic; including night snapshot mode, which reduces image blur in low-light shooting.
  • Compatible with a wide range of accessories including Canon supplementary lenses and a waterproof case.
  • Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Photo Printers, CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.


Type of Camera
Type Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 6x Optical / 4x Digital / 24x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
Image Capture Device
Type 12.1 Megapixel, 1/1.7 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels Approx. 12.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length 7.4?44.4mm f/2.8?4.8 (35mm film equivalent: 35?210mm)
Digital Zoom 4x
Focusing Range Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm?infinity
Macro: 0.39 in.?1.6 ft./1?50cm (W)
Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder Real image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD Monitor 2.5-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color vari-angle LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels Approx. 173,000 pixels
LCD Coverage 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture f/2.8 (W) ? f/4.8 (T)
Shutter Speed 15?1/2000 sec. (settable in Tv and M)
Exposure Control
Sensitivity Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
Light Metering Method Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame
Exposure Control Method Program AE, Shutter Speed-Priority AE, Aperture-Priority AE, Manual; AE Lock, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater), Custom
Built-in Flash Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro, Second-curtain synchro
Flash Range 1.6?11 ft./50cm?3.5m (W), 1.6?6.6 ft./50cm?2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
Recycling Time 10 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Night Scene, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, ISO 3200), Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
My Colors Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
Self-Timer Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
Wireless Control N/A
Continuous Shooting Approx. 1.2 fps (Large/Fine)
Image Storage
Storage Media SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Image Compression Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Image Quality Mode Normal, Fine, SuperFine
Number of Recording Pixels Still Image: 4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 3,264 x 2,448 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,000 x 2,248 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 160 x 120 (3 minutes at 15 fps)
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x?10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Red-eye Correction, RAW playback, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback
Erase Modes Still Image: single image, all images
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
Computer Interfaces USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out NTSC/PAL
Audio Out Monaural
Other Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon CP and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply
Power Source 1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x4)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK600 (optional)
Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 300 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 500 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) *
Playback Time Approx. 1,080 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 1,140 min. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)

*LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature 32?104?F/0?40?C
Operating Humidity 10?90%
Dimensions (WxHxD) 4.41 x 2.67 x 2.21 in. / 112.1 x 67.8 x 56.2mm
Weight Approx. 10.58 oz. / 300g (camera body only)

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