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Attribute Value
Model Canon PowerShot SX30 IS
Brand Canon
Manufacturer url
Model number SX30 IS
Alternate model number(s) Add
Camera format EVF
Release year 2010 year
Tripod mount +
Length 123 mm
Width 108 mm
Height 92 mm
Weight 615 g
Waterproof -
Waterproof depth Add
Predecessor Canon SX20 IS
Successor Canon SX40 HS
Image Sensor
Sensor type CCD
Sensor manufacturer Add
Effective megapixels 14.1 MP
Sensor format 1/2.3 inch
Sensor area 28.07 mm²
Sensor width 6.17 mm
Sensor height 4.55 mm
Approximate pixel pitch 1.43 micron
Focal Length Multiplier Add
Aspect ratio 4:3, 16:9
Color filter type RGBG
Anti aliasing filter Add
Self-cleaning -
Sensor shift image stabilization -
On-sensor phase detect -
Dxo sensor score Add
Dxo color depth score Add
Dxo dynamic range score Add
Dxo maximum effective iso score Add
Image Capture
Image resolution
  • 1600 x 1200(1.9 mp 4:3)
  • 3072 x 2304(7.1 mp 4:3)
  • 3744 x 2104(7.9 mp 16:9)
  • 4320 x 3240(14.0 mp 4:3)
  • 640 x 480(0.3 mp 4:3)
Image file format
  • jpeg (exif 2.2)
Continuous-mode 1.3 fps
Video Capture
Can take movies +
Movie resolution
  • 1280x720
  • 320x240
  • 640x480
Movie max framerate Add
Image Storage
Movie file format MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: PCM)
Composite video out +
Ntsc/pal switchable video +
Video usable as viewfinder Add
Hd video out +
Hd video connection HDMI
Lens and Optics
Lens mount Add
Lens Canon Zoom Lens; 13 elements in 10 groups, Ultra Sonic Motor (USM)
Focal length (35mm equivalent) 24.00 - 840.00 mm
Focal length (actual) 5.00 mm
Zoom ratio 35 x
Aperture range 0.12 - 0.37 f
Integrated nd filter -
Min focus range 5 cm
Macro focus range 0 - 50 cm
Filter thread Add
Thread type Add
Optical image stabilization +
Digital zoom +
Digital zoom values
  • 4 x
Auto Focus
Auto focus +
Auto focus type Contrast Detect AF with Face Detection;
Auto focus assist light +
Manual focus +
Viewfinder EVF / LCD
Viewfinder type EVF type; 202K-dot LCD with diopter adjustment of -4 to +1
Focus peaking -
Evf resolution Add
Viewfinder magnification (35mm equivalent) Add
Viewfinder magnification (nominal/claimed) Add
Eye-level viewfinder +
Rear display +
Rear display size 2.7 inch
Rear display resolution 230,000 dots
Touchscreen -
Articulating screen +
Tilt swivel screen Add
Selfie screen Add
Max playback zoom 10 x
Top deck display Add
Maximum iso (native) Add
Minimum iso (native) Add
Iso settings Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600 (up to ISO 6400 in Low Light mode at 2-megapixels)
Auto iso mode +
White balance settings
  • auto*
  • cloudy
  • custom. *facial color is evaluated in face aiaf
  • daylight
  • flash
  • fluorescent
  • fluorescent h
  • tungsten
Shutter speed range 1/3200 - 15 s
Bulb mode -
Exposure compensation +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Explosure metering modes Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (center); Face Detect AE
Program auto exposure +
Aperture priority +
Shutter priority +
Full manual exposure +
Creative exposure modes Smart AUTO, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, SCN*1, Movie*2 *1Smart Shutter*3, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent
Self timer
  • 2 s
  • 10 s
Time lapse (intervalometer) Add
High resolution composite -
Built-in flash +
Flash modes
  • auto
  • auto red-eye correction
  • fe lock
  • flash off
  • flash on
  • red-eye reduction
  • slow synchro
  • smart flash
Flash guide number (iso 100) Add
Flash range description Auto ISO: 1.6 - 19 ft. (W), 4.6 - 9.2 ft. (T), (50 cm - 5.8 m (W), 1.4 - 2.8 m (T))
Max flash sync Add
Flash exposure compensation +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External flash connection Hot-Shoe
Built-in wireless flash control Add
Usable memory types
  • sd
  • sdhc
  • sdx
Uhs support Add
Other memory Add
Dual card slots -
Raw capture support -
Uncompressed format Add
Included memory Add
Included memory type Add
Built-in wi-fi -
Bluetooth -
Built-in gps -
Microphone jack -
Headphone jack -
External connections
  • usb 2.0 high speed
Pictbridge compliant +
Dpof compliant +
Connections (extended)
  • hdmi mini out
Performance Timing
Max cycle time for jpeg shooting 2.87 s/frame
Camera penalizes early shutter press -
Jpeg shooting speed in burst mode (max resolution) 1.3 fps
Shutter lag (full af, wide/mid) 0.58 s
Shutter lag (full af, tele) 0.68 s
Shutter lag (prefocused) 0.07 s
Startup time 2.5 s
Flash cycle time, full power 4.7 s
Battery life, stills (cipa rating monitor/live view) 370 shots
Battery form factor Proprietary NB-7L
Usable battery types
  • lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries included 1 x Proprietary NB-7L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery charger included (dedicated charger or ac/usb adapter) +
Included software
  • digital camera solution cd-rom
Os compatibility
  • mac os
  • windows xp sp3/vista/7
Notes and features Optical Image Stabilization, 720p HD video, HDMI output.

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