Sleek and sensational, the PowerShot A470 comes in four eye-catching colors that will get you noticed. Plus, it's got everything you need to make shooting fast and fun. There's the 7.1-megapixel resolution, a 3.4x optical zoom Lens, a large 2.5-inch LCD and a full range of performance features including enhanced Face Detection technology and a DIGIC III Image Processor to keep every image looking its best. Vertical Shooting has never been easier - just press the Print/Share button. It's that simple!
- Fully automatic 7.1 Megapixel digital camera with 3.4x Optical Zoom for fun, easy shooting.
- Sleek, modern design in 4 bold colors - Gray, Blue, Red and Orange.
- Large, high-resolution 2.5-inch LCD makes on-camera viewing easy; uses "available anywhere" AA batteries.
- Enhanced Canon Face Detection Technology automatically sets focus, exposure, flash and white balance for greater shooting freedom.
- DIGIC III Image Processor for sharper images and improved functionality.
- Motion Detection Technology automatically reduces blur by calculating subject movement and selecting ideal exposure and ISO settings.
- Vertical Shooting is fast and easy with one touch of the Print/Share button.
- Print/Share Button for easy direct printing and downloading, plus ID Photo Print and Movie Print with select PIXMA Photo Printers and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers.
|Type of Camera ||Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 3.4x Optical/4x Digital/14x Combined Zoom|
|Type ||7.1 Megapixel, 1/2.5-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)|
|Total Pixels ||Approx. 7.4 Megapixels|
|Effective Pixels ||Approx. 7.1 Megapixels|
|Focal Length ||6.3-21.6mm f/3.0-5.8 (35mm film equivalent: 38-132mm)|
|Digital Zoom ||4x|
|Focusing Range |
|Normal: 1.5 ft./47cm-infinity|
Macro: 2.0 in.-1.5 ft./5-47cm (W), 9.8 in.-1.5 ft./25-47cm (T)
Super Macro: 0.39-3.9 in./1-10cm
|Autofocus System ||TTL Autofocus|
|LCD Monitor ||2.5-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD|
|LCD Pixels ||Approx. 115,000 pixels|
|LCD Coverage ||100%|
|Maximum Aperture ||f/3.0 (W) - f/5.8 (T)|
|Shutter Speed ||15-1/2000 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec. |
|ISO Sensitivity ||Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index) |
|Light Metering Method ||Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**|
* Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
|Exposure Control Method ||Program AE|
|Exposure Compensation ||+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments|
|White Balance Control ||Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom|
|Built-in Flash ||Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; Slow Synchro|
|Flash Range ||12 in.-9.8 ft./30cm-3.0m (W), 12 in.-6.6 ft./30cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)|
|Recycling Time ||10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)|
|Flash Exposure Compensation ||N/A|
|Shooting Modes ||Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot), Super Macro, Movie|
|Photo Effects ||My Colors|
Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom
|Self-Timer ||Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom|
|Wireless Control ||Not available|
|Continuous Shooting ||Approx. 1.9 fps (Large/Fine)|
|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 ||Normal, Fine, SuperFine|
|JPEG Compression Mode |
|Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)|
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
|Number of Recording Pixels |
|Still Image: 3,072 x 2,304 (Large), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,072 x 1,728 (Widescreen) Movie: 640 x 480 (20 fps/20 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 160 x 120 (up to 3 minutes at 15 fps) |
| ||Large (L) ||Medium 1 (M1) ||Medium 2 (M2)|
|SF ||F ||N ||SF ||F ||N ||SF ||F ||N|
|File Size (KB) ||3,045 ||1,897 ||902 ||2,503 ||1,395 ||695 ||1,602 ||893 ||445|
|32MB ||9 ||15 ||32 ||11 ||20 ||41 ||18 ||32 ||64|
|SDC-128M ||40 ||64 ||134 ||49 ||87 ||173 ||76 ||136 ||269|
|SDC-512MSH ||156 ||251 ||520 ||190 ||339 ||671 ||295 ||529 ||1,041|
| ||Medium 3 (M3) ||Small (S) ||Widescreen (W)|
|SF ||F ||N ||SF ||F ||N ||SF ||F ||N|
|File Size (KB) ||1,002 ||558 ||278 ||249 ||150 ||84 ||2,304 ||1,420 ||678|
|32MB ||29 ||52 ||99 ||111 ||171 ||270 ||12 ||20 ||42|
|SDC-128M ||121 ||217 ||411 ||460 ||711 ||1,118 ||53 ||86 ||177|
|SDC-512MSH ||471 ||839 ||1,590 ||1,777 ||2,747 ||4,317 ||207 ||335 ||686|
Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
| ||Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap ||Compact|
|640 x 480 ||320 x 240 ||160 x 120|
|20 fps ||20 fps LP ||30 fps ||15 fps|
|Movie size (KB/sec.) ||1,280 ||640 ||660 ||120|
|32MB ||22 sec. ||45 sec. ||43sec. ||3 min. 30 sec.|
|SDC-128M ||1 min. 36 sec. ||3 min. 10 sec. ||3 min. 01 sec. ||14 min. 29 sec.|
|SDC-512MSH ||6 min. 12 sec. ||12 min. 16 sec. ||11 min. 42 sec. ||55 min. 57 sec.|
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
|Playback Modes File ||Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW, Resize|
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume
|Erase Modes ||Still Image: single image, select all images|
Movie: part of movie, all of movie
|Computer Interface ||USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)|
|Video Out ||NTSC/PAL|
|Audio Out ||Monaural|
|Other ||Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable|
|Power Source ||1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)|
2. Rechargeable AA-size Ni-MH Battery (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 (optional)
|Shooting Capacity ||Still Image: approx. 150 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 400 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery) * |
|Playback Time |
|Approx. 360 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 480 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.
|Operating Temperature ||32-104 Deg F/0-40 Deg |
|Operating Humidit ||10-90%|
|Dimensions (W x H x D) ||4.13 x 2.17 x 1.60 in. / 104.8 x 55.1 x 40.7mm|
|Weight ||Approx. 5.82 oz. / 165g (camera body only)|