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Canon Powershot SX40 HS Digital Camera

12 Megapixels12 MegapixelsUltra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Ultra-Zoom: At least 10X optical zoom.Electronic View FinderElectronic View FinderStabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Stabilization: Compensates for tiny involuntary movements of the camera.Continuous DriveContinuous DriveFull 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Full 1080p HD Video: 1920 x 1080 resolution or more.Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Manual Controls: Both fully-manual (M) and semi-automatic modes (T and V).Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Custom White-Balance: Specifies exactly what should be white to the camera.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Action Photography: Shutter speeds of 1/1500 or more.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Night Photography: Reaches shutter-speeds longer than 4 seconds.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Hotshoe: Allows external flash units to be attached.Spot MeteringSpot MeteringAccepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Accepts Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), SDHC and SD memory.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.Discontinued: No longer produced by the manufacturer. May still be in stock or found used.

Model Specifications

BrandCanon ModelPowershot SX40 HS
Sensor 12 Megapixels CMOS Sensor Size 6 x 5mm
Anti-Alias Filter Yes Sensor Aspect 4:3 Aspect-Ratio
StabilizationYes Dust-ReductionN / A
Sensitivity ISO 100 - 3200 Shutter-Speed 1/3200 - 15s
Lens24 - 840mm F/2.7 - 5.8 / 8Mininum Focus0 (w) / 1.4m (t)
ZoomElectronicManual Focus Electronic
Filter DiameterN / A Focus System Contrast-Detect, Assist-lamp
Viewfinder Type Built-in EVF Viewfinder Size 200K Pixels 100% Coverage
Display Attachment Rotating Display Size 2.7" LCD 230K Pixels 100% Coverage
Exposure ModesP, A, T, M Scene Modes 11Portrait, Landscape, Smart Shutter, High-Speed Burst HQ, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist
MeteringMulti-Segment, Center-Weighed, Spot Bracketing
Exposure Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3 EV Flash Compensation ±2 EV, 1/3
White Balance Auto , Presets, Custom White Balance Tuning
Continuous Drive 10.3 FPS, 8 JPEG *2.4 FPS Normally, 10.3 FPS in Auto mode. Self Timer Yes *2s, 10s, 1-10 Shots @ 0-30s
Command Dials DOF Preview No
Protection Dust Reduction No
Digital Level None Tripod Mount Yes
Remote Trigger N / A Eye-Start Sensor No
HDR No Orientation Sensor Yes
Interval Timer No Multiple Exposure No
Image Formats JPEG Flash Ports Hot-Shoe
Built-In Flash Yes, 7 - 3m (W-T) Flash Sync Unknown
Video Capture 1920x1080 @ 24 FPS 16:9 Sound Input None
Video Format Quicktime H.264 WiFi No
Memory Secure Digital Extended Capacity GPS N / A
Battery Lithium-Ion Battery Life 380 *CIPA Standard, 50% flash use.
Introduced 2011-09-15, DiscontinuedYES Construction
Size 123 x 93 x 108mm (W x H x D) Weight 600g

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Canon SX40 HS Facts

Large digital camera
12 Megapixels Ultra ZoomISO 100-3200
35X Ultra-Wide Optical ZoomShutter 1/3200-15s
Built-in StabilizationFull manual controls, including Manual Focus
Unknown Size Built-in EVF 200K PixelsCustom white-balance
10.3 FPS Drive, 8 ImagesSpot-Metering
1920x1080 @ 24 FPS Video RecordingHot-Shoe
2.7" LCD 230K PixelsLithium-Ion
Secure Digital Extended Capacity
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