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Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera - SD890IS

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Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera - SD890IS

Advanced Features and the Longest Optical Zoom of any ELPH.
In the PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH, the iconic ELPH style is fully complemented by the latest in digital technology. Beautifully slim and elegantly curved, the SD890 IS Digital ELPH incorporates the most powerful optical zoom in the ELPH line - a full 5x optical zoom to really expand your photographic options. A 10.0-megapixel CCD heads up a long list of advanced features that not only deliver ultra-impressive image quality, but make the entire experience fun, exciting, and creatively rewarding.

High Performance Gets in Shape.
Advanced 10.0 Megapixel Digital ELPH with curved silhouette design.

With this camera's 10.0 megapixels of imaging power, you'll capture an astonishing level of detail. Enlarge and crop with absolute freedom to create images that not only radiate rich depth and clarity, but fully reflect your creative vision. Owning the PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH is in itself an expression of your creativity. The distinctive and curved silhouette design is rendered in translucent matte silver with a muted gloss for a highly individualistic appeal.

Take Blur Out of the Picture.
Packed with a powerful 5x Optical Zoom Lens and Optical Image Stabilizer to reduce blurry images.

The PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH has the longest optical zoom ever incorporated in an Digital ELPH camera: a full 5x. A zoom this powerful opens up a world of possibilities in your photography, and thanks to innovative Canon engineering, it's housed in a camera that's sized to go everywhere with you. With many cameras, hand-held shots taken at the long end of the zoom can be marred by blur. The PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH incorporates Canon's exclusive Optical Image Stabilizer. The technology detects and effectively cancels camera shake, for clear, sharp images every time.

Canon Technology Maximizes Quality and Performance.
Improved Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure, flash and white balance automatically, allowing greater freedom of shooting before, during and after taking the image.

Canon's powerful Face Detection Technology delivers even better results with the PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH. The Face Detection Technology continues to recognize faces in a scene, and concentrate exposure (daylight or flash) and focus upon them. But the SD890 IS Digital ELPH adds more: Face Detection WB means the camera concentrates upon faces when calculating white balance for the best possible skin tones. Face Select and Track lets the SD890 IS Digital ELPH user highlight one face among several in a scene, and the camera concentrates on that person, even as they move around the scene. Face Detection Technology is a powerful contributing factor in Canon's new Motion Detection Technology.

  • Shooting Modes: Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions.
    • Auto: The camera chooses all the settings so you can concentrate on your subject.
    • Camera M: The same ease of full automatic exposure control, but with full access to all menu settings, exposure compensation, and white balance.
    • Color Accent: Choose to retain a single color in your image while other colors turn monochrome.
    • Color Swap: Select a color and replace it with a color you specify for special effects.
    • Digital Macro: Shoot larger-than-life close-ups with one-button simplicity.
    • Stitch Assist: Build awe-inspiring panoramas by neatly aligning sequential images.
    • Movie: Shoot in VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps/30 fps LP), QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) for up to 1 hour or 4GB), QQVGA (160 x 120 at 15 fps) for up to 3 minutes or Time Lapse (640 x 480 at 1 sec./2 sec. intervals) for up to 2 hours.
  • Special Scene Modes:
    • Portrait: Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
    • Foliage: Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
    • Snow: Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
    • Beach: Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
    • Sunset: Capture stunning sunsets with all the dazzle and impact.
    • Fireworks: Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
    • Aquarium: Achieve proper flash-free exposure and natural hues at indoor aquariums.
    • ISO 3200: Expands the user's ability to shoot in dark settings without using the flash.
    • Indoor: Reduce blur and improve color accuracy when shooting handheld indoors.
    • Kids & Pets: Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won't miss those special shots.
    • Night Snapshot: Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.

Blur is Dramatically Reduced.
Stand out in a crowd with an edgy, stylish design combined with a cool new button configuration for great operability.

Life doesn't stand still for picture-taking. That's why Canon included its advanced Motion Detection Technology in the PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH. This sophisticated feature works in the background to instantly evaluate how fast your subject is moving. Then it automatically selects and sets the optimal exposure and ISO settings to keep everything looking sharp and clear. When you need higher ISOs for action-stopping shutter speeds, Motion Detection Technology provides it. But when no movement is detected, it allows lower ISOs for excellent color and detail. So whether you're shooting a bride walking down the aisle, a ballet recital or even a child's soccer game, you can relax and shoot with confidence knowing you've got the picture you intended.

See the Image in a Big Screen.
2.5-inch PureColor LCD II screen for bright, accurate color with great viewing from a wide range of angles.

The PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH gives you large 2.5-inch LCD screen for excellent control when framing your shots. Canon's PureColor LCD II offers more spectacular color, resolution and contrast even when viewed at an angle (compared to PureColor LCD). The screen is highly durable and easy to see in any light with a scratch-resistant, anti-reflective coating. It also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light-a perfect feature for gathering friends and family around to see your images.

Canon Innovation Enhances Your Experience.
DIGIC III Image Processor for superior image quality and improved functionality.

DIGIC III Image Processor
With DIGIC III, your images boast superior quality, the camera operates at top efficiency and battery life is enhanced. What's more, DIGIC III enables Canon's Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction to give you better, more true-to-life people shots. Simply press the Shutter Button halfway down, and the camera automatically pinpoints the faces in the scene and chooses the ideal focus point. The camera controls exposure settings and flash to keep every face looking bright and natural. Red-eye Correction can be handled in-camera, in two ways. The entirely new Red-eye Correction during shooting uses the Face Detection Technology to recognize and remove red-eye from flash images as they're taken, before the file is written to the memory card. It's also possible to correct red-eye during image playback, using simple settings in the PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH's menu.

iSAPS Technology is an entirely original scene-recognition technology developed for digital cameras by Canon. Using an internal database of thousands of different photos, iSAPS works with the fast DIGIC III Image Processor to improve focus speed and accuracy, as well as exposure and white balance.

Red-eye Correction provides three options for removing dreaded red-eye from subjects in flash pictures.
1) The new Red-eye Correction during shooting actually identifies and corrects red-eye in human subjects as pictures are taken.
2) The SD890 IS Digital ELPH can be set to automatically detect and correct red-eye during image playback.
3) The user can manually locate any red eyes in a scene during image playback on the LCD screen, and command the camera to remove them.

The Complete Print Solution.
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.

The PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH's Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the SD890 IS Digital ELPH to a Canon PIXMA Photo Printer or SELPHY Compact Photo Printer or any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the lighted Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images to a computer (Windows® and Macintosh®).

PIXMA Photo All-In-One Printers
For desktop photo printing, try one of the well rounded Photo All-In-One printers that allow you to print without a computer in one of two ways: plug your compatible PowerShot camera into the printer using the supplied USB interface cable, or simply insert a memory card into the card slots. You can also connect the printer to your computer for more options, and even print via Bluetooth with an optional adapter. Print high-resolution, borderless images such as postcards or 8.5" x 11" sheets within minutes.

SELPHY Compact Photo Printers
SELPHY Compact Photo Printers let you produce versatile, fun 4" x 6" postcards, 4" x 8" wide greeting cards* or credit card* size prints in just two easy steps: connect and press/print. Control the printer right from your camera's LCD screen. You get durable, dye-sublimated prints quickly with or without borders. Assorted paper types let you create mini or credit card size labels.* You can even take select SELPHY Compact Photo Printers to a party or an outdoor picnic using an optional rechargeable battery.

PictBridge
The PictBridge standard enables any digital camera that supports PictBridge to connect and print to any PictBridge compatible printer.

Package Content:

  • PowerShot SD890 IS Digital ELPH Body
  • Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • SD Memory Card SDC-32M
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC2
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400

Specifications:

  • Type of Camera
    • Type of Camera: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical/4x Digital/20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
  • Image Capture Device
    • Type: 10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
    • Total Pixels: Approx. 10.3 Megapixels
    • Effective Pixels: Approx. 10.0 Megapixels
  • Lens
    • Focal Length: 6.6-33.0mm f/3.2-5.7 (35mm film equivalent: 37-185mm)
    • Digital Zoom: 4x
    • Focusing Range
      • Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
      • Macro: 0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (W)
      • Digital Macro: 0.79-3.9 in./2-10cm (W)
    • Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus
  • Viewfinder & Monitor
    • Viewfinder: Real image optical zoom viewfinder
    • LCD Monitor: 2.5-inch TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle (PureColor LCD II)
    • LCD Pixels: Approx. 230,000 dots
    • LCD Coverage: 100%
  • Aperture and Shutter
    • Maximum Aperture: f/3.2 (W) - f/5.7(T)
    • Shutter Speed: 1/60-1/1600 sec., 15-1/1500 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3-15 sec.
  • Exposure Control
    • 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; AE Lock
    • Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • White Balance
    • White Balance Control: Auto,* Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
      • * Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF
  • Flash
    • Built-in Flash: Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
    • Flash Range: 12 in.-11 ft./30cm-3.5m (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=3.7V)
  • Shooting Specifications
    • Shooting Modes: Auto, Camera M, Portrait, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets) Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
    • Self-Timer: Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
    • Continuous Shooting: Approx. 1.2 fps
  • 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
    • JPEG Compression Mode
      • Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
      • Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
    • Number of Recording Pixels
      • Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen)
      • Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes, 640 x 480 (up to 2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 160 x 120 (up to 3 min. at 15 fps
  • Playback Specifications
    • Playback Modes File
      • Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, RAW, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool
      • Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
  • Erasing Specifications
    • Erase Modes:
      • Still Image: single image, select range, select by date, select by category, select by folder, all images
      • Movie: part of movie, all of movie
  • Interfaces
    • 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 Supply
    • Power Source
      1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-5L
      2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (optional)
    • Shooting Capacity: Still Image: approx. 320 shots*/800 shots (LCD off)
    • Playback Time: Approx. 420 min.
      • * 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%

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Width: 3.76"
  • Height: 2.26"
  • Depth: 1.08"

Approximate Weight:

  • Unit(camera body only): 5.47 oz
  • Shipping: 2 lbs
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TypePoint And Shoot
Effective Pixels10 Megapixel
Height (inches)2.26"
Width (inches)3.76"
Depth (inches)1.08"
Optical Zoom5x
Digital Zoom4x
Built-In FlashYes
Focal Length6.6 - 33.0 mm
Focus ModesTTL Autofocus
Image StabilizationOptical
LCD Screen Size (inches)2.5"
LCD TypeTFT
Red-Eye ReductionYes
Self TimerYes
Self Timer Delay10 sec, 2 sec
Shutter Speed1/60 - 1/1600 sec, 15 - 1/1500 sec
Storage MediaHC MMC Plus Card, MMC Plus Card, Multimediacard, SD/SDHC Memory Card
Power SourceAC Adaptor Kit, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Preset, Tungsten
  

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Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera
 
4.8

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Pros

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  • Easy to setup (4)
  • Easy to use (4)
  • Simple controls (4)

Cons

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    • Fun (4)
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    5.0

    Canon makes another great camera

    By alyce

    from Lisle, Il

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

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    Pros

    • Bright LCD
    • Comfortable Controls
    • Easy Setup
    • Easy to Keep Clean
    • Easy To Use
    • Great Picture Quality
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Family Photos
      • Fun
      • Travel

      Comments about Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera:

      Would recommend this camera to a friend. Terrific zoom. Light weight, large LCD screen.

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      5.0

      A fantastic product [...]

      By Soc

      from Huntington, New York

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Bright LCD
      • Comfortable Controls
      • Easy Setup
      • Easy to use
      • Light weight
      • Quality Product

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Art
        • Building Memories
        • Capturing the family
        • Freezing Time in a Canon
        • Fun
        • Travel

        Comments about Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera:

        When you reach perfection, their is simply nothing else to add!

        Service and delivery comments:

        The entire on-line process was easy, simple, and very fast! After submission of the order, I received confirmation, delivery dates, ship dates, and finally a follow-up.

        It does not get any better than this!

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        4.0

        enjoying camera

        By the other 86

        from Chicago,IL

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        Pros

        • Bright LCD
        • Comfortable Controls
        • Easy Setup

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Art
          • Fun
          • Travel

          Comments about Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera:

          So far, I have only used the camera outside during the day. I have gotten great results.

          I have heard that the results from taking pictures inside is not as great with any digital camera.

          Service and delivery comments:

          delivery was very fast
          I was quite pleased with the service
          I have recommended ABT to others

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            5.0

            Great little travel camera.

            By Ted

            from Highland, IN

            About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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            Pros

            • Bright LCD
            • Comfortable Controls
            • Easy Setup
            • Easy to Keep Clean
            • Short Lag Time
            • Strong Construction

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Documentary
              • Fun
              • Travel

              Comments about Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera:

              Great little camera for travel when you don't want to lug a big SLR around.

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              5.0

              A pleasure to use.

              By Gdaddy

              from Charlotte, NC

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Good sized screen
              • Great Resolution
              • Nice Features and Settings

              Cons

              • Battery indicator

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Outdoors
              • Travel

              Comments about Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera:

              Have the camera with me 24/7

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivery right on time...........well packed.

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              5.0

              Excellent Camera

              By danlecl

              from Scottsdale, AZ

              About Me Hobbyist/Enthusiast

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use
              • Excellent in Low Light
              • Fast Shutter Speed
              • Good sized screen
              • Great Resolution
              • Nice Features and Settings

              Cons

              • Bad Battery Life

              Best Uses

              • Home
              • Outdoors
              • Travel

              Comments about Canon Silver 10 Megapixel PowerShot Digital Camera:

              My 4th PowerShot, and this one is by far the best

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