The PowerShot A3100 IS features a 12.1 MP CCD sensor, 4x optical zoom lens and a 2.7 inch LCD screen making capturing great shots easy. Featuring Canon s TruCapture technology to ensure you get the shot you want with Canon s Optical Image Stabilizer for clear, sharp shots; a DiG!C Colour Processor for true-to-life colours; and Intelligent Auto that makes taking photos easy. Quality images 12.1 Megapixels deliver outstanding image quality and stunning prints up to A3 size. Zoom Genuine Canon 4x optical zoom lens (35mm-140mm) to zoom in to the subject. Sharper Previews 2.7 LCD Screen for vivid bright and sharp images to view and share your photos. Intelligent Auto New Auto mode with Scene Detection, Face Detection, Motion Detection and Noise Reduction makes it even easier to get the perfect shot.
Intelligent Flash Exposure Automatically detects whether flash is required and adjusts the flash output, shutter speed, aperture and ISO speed to best suit the photo being taken. Perfect People Shots Face Detection for perfect focus, exposure, lighting and skin tones when photographing people. Red-eye Correction In-camera red-eye correction gives you more natural-looking portraits. Be Creative Special Scene Modes allow you to choose from a variety of predetermined settings to get more creative. Automatically detects whether flash is required and adjusts the flash output, shutter speed, aperture and ISO speed to best suit the photo being taken. Face Detection for perfect focus, exposure, lighting and skin tones when photographing people. In-camera red-eye correction gives you more natural-looking portraits.
Specifications and Other Shooting Features
Movie Recording Continuous movie recording and playback with sound. Effective Number of Pixels Approx 12.1 MP CCD Size / Filter Array 1/2.3 inch / Primary colour filter (Bayer) Processor DiG!C III Focal Length (optical) 35mm film equivalent 6.2 (W) 24.8 (T) mm 35 (W) 140 (T) mm f/number f/2.7 -f/8.0 (W) - f/5.6 f/16 (T) Shutter Speed 1 - 1/1600 sec. Zoom Approx. 4x Optical, 4x Digital Focus System Face Detection TTL Autofocus Face Detect, AiAF (9-points), Center Normal 3cm infinity, Macro 3-60cm (W), 30-60cm (T) Face Detection Auto Focus and AiAF, Auto Exposure, White Balance, Flash Exposure, Auto Red-Eye Correction, Face Self Timer
Other Shooting Features
Image Inspection Tool, Night Display Continuous Shooting (Large/Fine) Approx 0.8 shots/sec (2.6 shots/sec in Low Light) Self-timer Approx. 10sec or 2sec delay, or custom. Control/Balance Light Metering Method Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot Exposure Control Method Program AE Exposure Compensation 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed) White Balance Modes Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 Auto4, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom LCD Monitor 2.7 inch TFT LCD monitor (approx 230,000 dots) with wide viewing angle Flash Modes Auto, on, off, Slow Synchro, Auto Red Eye Correction, Red Eye Reduction Flash Range Normal 30cm 4.0m (W) 30cm -2.0m (T)
Shooting Modes My Colours Auto (18 scenes detected), P, Easy, SCN (Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids Pets, Indoor, Movie, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter) Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black White, Custom Colour Still image JPEG Compression (EXIF 2.2 Compliant) Colour Space / Compression Levels sRGB Fine, Normal Movies AVI (Image Data Motion JPEG; Audio Data WAVE monaural) Microphone/Speaker Available Still Images and Capacity on a 4GB card at Fine Image Setting Large 4000 x 3000 (1231), Medium 1 3264 x 2448 (1828), Medium 2 2592 x 1944 (2681), Medium 3 1600 x 1200 (6352), Small 640 x 480 (20116), Widescreen 4000 x 2248 (1630), Low Light 1600 x 1200 Movie Frame Rate and Capacity on a 4GB card Standard 640 x 480 (30 fps (32min.26sec.)/ 30 fps LP (1hr.2min.51sec.)), 320 x 240 (30 fps (1hr.31min.25sec.)) Playback Operations Red-Eye Correction, Slideshow, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, Advancing and Reversing through magnified images, Jump, Rotate, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Transition Effect, Trimming, My Category, My Camera, Favourite PictBridge Yes
Supported Operating Systems PC Windows 7, Windows Vista (incl SP1/SP2), XP SP2/SP3; Mac OS X v10.4 - v10.6 Computer I/F Hi-Speed USB (mini-B connector) Video Output PAL or NTSC selectable Audio Output Monaural Memory Storage SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card Menu Languages English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi and Japanese Battery NB-8L Shooting Capacity (full charge) Approx. 240 shots Dimensions (W x H x D) 97.2 x 58.2 x 28.1mm (ex. protruding parts) Weight (Ex battery) Approx. 136g Warranty 1 year