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Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver

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Long product name Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver :
The short editorial description of Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver


Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver:
The official marketing text of Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver as supplied by the manufacturer
The delightfully compact Digital IXUS 800 IS combines IXUS style with advanced photographic features. Experience sharper flash-free shooting with ISO 800 and a 4x optical Image Stabilizer zoom lens.

6.0 Megapixels
A 6.0 Megapixel CCD sensor captures every scene with enough fine detail for large photo quality prints.

4x optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer
A compact 4x optical zoom lens features Canon's optical Image Stabilizer (IS) technology to counteract camera shake - particularly noticeable at slower shutter speeds, full zoom and in low light conditions.

ISO 800 and IS
ISO 800 and High ISO Auto settings combine with optical IS to allow flash-free shooting indoors or in low light conditions. They also enable shooting at higher shutter speeds, further reducing image blur from camera shake and subject movement.

Elegant design
An elegant finish in metallic silver and ebony black completes an exceptionally compact body.

Cutting edge technology
Canon's DIGIC II processor ensures fast, responsive camera performance and superb image processing. iSAPS technology analyses each scene to optimise key camera settings even before a shot is taken.

Large 2.5" LCD
The 2.5" LCD screen features a wide viewing angle for easy group viewing with friends. Quick-bright gives instant screen brightness in outdoor conditions. Night Display mode improves visibility after dark for easy night shooting.

Shooting modes and My Colors
Choose from a range of 16 shooting modes to get that perfect shot. Special Scene modes such as Beach and Underwater help with tricky lighting conditions. My Colors allows special in-camera colour effects to be applied both before and after shooting.

Widescreen recording
Shoot stills in Widescreen 16:9 mode for playback on widescreen TV or printing on wide size paper with a SELPHY CP printer.

High quality movies
Shoot extra long 30fps VGA movies with full audio, or record QVGA movies at 60fps and analyze in sharp slow motion.

Direct printing
Connect to any PictBridge or Canon Direct Print compatible photo printer and push the Print/Share button for instant photolab quality prints.

CANON iMAGE GATEWAY provides 100MB of web space for your own online photo gallery. A comprehensive software suite is included for browsing, editing, downloading and organising photos, movies and slide shows.

Extend shooting possibilities with a range of optional accessories, including a Waterproof Case (40m) WP-DC5 and High Power Flash HF-DC1.
Short summary description Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver:
This short summary of the Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon Digital IXUS 800IS, 6 MP, 1/2.5", CCD, 4x, 5.82 oz (165 g), Silver
Long summary description Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver :

Canon Digital IXUS 800IS. Megapixel: 6 MP, Image sensor size: 1/2.5", Sensor type: CCD. Optical zoom: 4x, Digital zoom: 4x, Focal length range (f-f): 0.228 - 0.913" (5.8 - 23.2 mm). Maximum video resolution: 640 x 480 pixels. Display diagonal: 2.5". Internal memory: 16 MB. Weight: 5.82 oz (165 g). Color of product: Silver

This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon Digital IXUS 800IS 6MP 1/2.5" CCD Silver based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Picture quality
Megapixel *
The number (in millions) of light-sensitive picture elements known as pixels actually used by the camera's image sensor (CCD) to record light, and which are reflected to the final number of recorded pixels stored on the memory card.
6 MP
Image sensor size *
Sensor type *
A sensor is a convertor than measures a physical quality (light, temperature etc.) and displays this electronically on a device.
Still image resolution(s) *
List of image resolutions that supported by device.
1600 x 1200
Lens system
Optical zoom *
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
Digital zoom *
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Focal length range (f-f)
Measure of how strongly the system converges or diverges light. For an optical system in air, it is the distance over which initially collimated rays are brought to a focus. A system with a shorter focal length has greater optical power than one with a long focal length; that is, it bends the rays more strongly, bringing them to a focus in a shorter distance.For an optical system in air, the effective focal length (f and f′) gives the distance from the front and rear principal planes (H and H′) to the corresponding focal points (F and F′).
0.228 - 0.913" (5.8 - 23.2 mm)
Combined zoom
Light exposure
ISO sensitivity *
A measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light.
80, 100, 200, 400, 800, Auto
Flash modes *
Different modes for a camera flash which are manually/automatically activated e.g. auto-flash mode, flash on with red eye reduction.
Auto, Flash off, Manual, Red-eye reduction
Video recording *
Recording moving visual images.
Maximum video resolution *
This is the maximum resolution of video images. Resolution is a measure of the degree of detail visible.
640 x 480 pixels
Video formats supported
The type of video formats that can be used by this device.
Compatible memory cards *
Types of memory cards which can be used with this product.
Internal memory
The amount of memory, usually measured in bytes (e.g. MB, GB), which is installed in the system's hardware.
16 MB
Display *
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Display diagonal *
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
Display resolution (numeric)
Total number of pixels that display has.
173.000 pixels
Ports & interfaces
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
USB 2.0 A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
Battery technology *
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery type
Description of battery supplied with the product, such battery form factor (e.g. AA/AAA).
Color of product *
The colour e.g. red, blue, green, black, white.
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40 °C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%
System requirements
Mac compatibility
Product can be used with Apple Mac software and/or hardware.
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
3.56" (90.4 mm)
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
2.22" (56.5 mm)
Height *
The measurement of the product from head to foot or from base to top.
1.04" (26.4 mm)
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
5.82 oz (165 g)
Packaging content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
ZoomBrowser EX / ImageBrowser PhotoStitch TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA ArcSoft PhotoStudio
Other features
Video capability
Capability of video recording/playback.
Lens system
Type of lens in this product, expressed as its characteristics including lens, zoom capability, focal length, 35 mm equivalent focal length, and aperture range.
Built-in flash
The product has an internal flash. A flash produces a brief very bright light, used for taking photographs in poor light.
Camera shutter speed
Determines the length of time the shutter lets light pass through the lens to the CCD. Shutter speed and aperture together determine exposure.
15 – 1/1,600
Power source
What is providing power for the product e.g. mains electricity.
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98SE / Me / 2000 SP4 / XP / XP SP1-2
Digital SLR
The single-lens reflex (SLR) is a type of camera that uses a movable mirror placed between the lens and the film to project the image seen through the lens to a matte focusing screen.
USB 2.0 ports quantity
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
Source Testseek summary Average rating
Testseek has collected 35 expert reviews for Canon Digital IXUS IXUS 800IS and the average expert rating is 81 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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A popular saying is that great things come in small packages, this certainly seems to be true in the case of the Canon IXUS 800IS digital camera.
Just as remarkable is the fact that the SD700 retains the dimensions of its predecessor, the SD550, but has the addition of 4X optical zoom, a 6-megapixel resolution, and a 2.5-inch monitor. The front and the back cover area that supports the external...
Good Excellent image quality, Optical stabilizer, High quality lens, Excellent metering, Excellent colour rendition, Capable of long exposures, High quality construction...
Bad Flash a bit weak, Noisy above 400 ISO, Mode Dial easily rotated out of position, No indication of precise ISO used in the EXIF data of images captured using Auto or High ISO...
Bottom line The big news in the super compact Canon camera range is the addition of an optical stabilizer on the new PowerShot SD700 IS (called IXUS 800 in Europe), the first in that series to offer such a system. Just as remarkable is the fact that the SD700 ret...
Bid adieu to the shakes with this flagship compact...
I purchased the Canon SD700 IS expecting good picture quality, especially indoors. The SD700 has 6-Megapixel resolution and optical image stabilization, as welll as the acclaimed Canon optics. I have always liked Canon cameras, especially its SD serie...
The Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS is a 6 megapixel digital camera with a 2.5 inch LCD screen and optical viewfinder. For the first time ever on a Canon compact, the IXUS 800 features image stabilizer technology to help combat camera-shake. Canon have als...
Bottom line Easy to use, reliable, fast in operation – and delivering pictures that, for the most part, require little if any post processing – the Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS suggests itself as one of the better (perhaps even one of the best) compromises b...
Although we could unleash an avalanche of praise onto this camera, the picture should be more than clear by now: the Canon Digital IXUS 800 IS features a truly stunning design. It has been beautifully finished, and the housing instantly gives off an ai...
Announced just before PMA 2006 in February, the 6 megapixel SD700 IS is the new flagship model in the long-running and very successful IXUS / Digital ELPH range. The SD 700 IS is the first Canon ultra-compact ever to feature optical image stabilizatio...
Good Good resolution, excellent edge-to-edge sharpness, 4x zoom range, Very clean results at lower ISO settings, perfectly usable up to ISO 400, Reliable exposure system, Very fast and accurate focus, Very responsive, Excellent user interface, easy to use, Ima...
Bad AiAF focus a bit unpredictable - turn it off, Battery life when using LCD not fantastic, Very little manual control, ISO 800 noisy (low noise reduction means there is detail, however), Finish very susceptible to marks and scratches, Still no exposure info...
Bottom line Whereas virtually ever other Ixus/ELPH camera Ive reviewed over the last few years has failed, in some way, to produce image quality that quite lived up to the promise of such attractive and luxurious external design and construction, the SD 700 IS r...
Canon PowerShot SD700 IS This attractive point-and-shoot camera features image stabilization, but its pricey. Canons Digital Elph models have always been very nicely made cameras, with finely machined metal bodies and high-quality controls. The lates...
Good Image stabilization seems effective, Focuses swiftly...
Bad Lacks a quickreview button, High price...
Bottom line This attractive point-and-shoot camera features image stabilization, but its pricey.
The Canon Powershot SD700 IS almost turns in an excellent performance for an ultra-compact cameras. It does produce well-focused images with accurate exposure, low image noise and good color but its ultra-compact lens lets it down with the usual corne...
The 2006 lineup of six-megapixel Digital ELPH cameras includes the PowerShot SD600, PowerShot SD630 and PowerShot SD700 IS. These cameras maintain the petite profile that has characterized the line since its inception while adding big new features desi...
The PowerShot SD700 IS, the first of Canons trendy Digital Elph line to offer image stabilization. The camera also provides a 4x optical zoom lens and several improvements that are fairly new to Canon cameras. Its new 1/2.5-inch image sensor has 6 meg...
Good Trendy, compact design Wide viewing angle on the LCD screen High quality 4x optical zoom lens Effective image stabilization system Fast burst mode with serious endurance Jump feature makes navigating large memory cards simple Cool My Colors modes...
Bad Poor placement of the viewfinder and flash Inaccurate viewfinder Substandard LCD screen resolution Can’t delete lots of pictures without deleting them all...
Bottom line The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS packs a solid set of components into its sturdy and trendy body. This 6-megapixel digital camera has a 4x optical zoom lens that is lengthier than the average and nicely complemented by an optical image stabilization system...
The current flagship of the Canon SD line is the . It's their smallest camera to include the Canon Image Stabilization system -- a welcome addition to those people looking for better image quality and versatility in their sub-compact cameras. Read o...
Bottom line With several trade shows to attend each year, a couple of my colleagues ended up with the SD700 IS. They don't like to carry large cameras, but were getting increasingly disappointed with the images from their older, slim cameras that didn't do well...
May 18, 2006 The new compactsSummer vacation is on its way and with it the urgent need to buy a new digital camera. Last year, in our “2005 summer survey” we said that the compact digital cameras that were so in fashion made it possible to cap...
Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Overview by Dan HavlikReview posted: 06/30/06 With its new top-of-line "Digital ELPH" camera, the PowerShot SD700 IS, Canon makes a compelling argument for doing away with flash photography altogether. Along with bein...
Good Excellent low-light performer Very effective built-in Image Stabilizer with three modes Low noise at high ISOs -- 400 & 800 Stylish new tri-colored design Vibrant, appealing color Good skin tones Fast start-up and virtually no shutter lag if you pr...
Bad Expensive price tag for a 6MP camera Small plastic mode dial turns raggedly Difficult to quickly access special scene modes 16:9 widescreen mode is for still images only, not movies Very inaccurate optical viewfinder with just 80% coverage No dedicated...
Bottom line Though its a pricey little camera, the 6-megapixel Canon PowerShot SD700 IS offers some great tools for improving your photos that go beyond megapixels. In particular, the camera might change how consumers think about taking low-light photos. Instead...
Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital Camera Resources The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS is a compact 6-megapixel digital camera, with a 2.5 inch color LCD, image stabilization, and a 4x Optical Zoom lens built into a sleek, tri-color body. Canon PowerShot SD700...
DPInterface Canon PowerShot SD700 ISDigital ELPH Review (Digital Ixus 800 IS/Ixy Digital 800 IS)Brad Soo - June 13th, 2006 When the Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH came out, it sparked hot discussions on how itd be the ultimate Digital ELPH and...
The Canon PowerShot SD700 IS Digital ELPH ($499) isnt just another ultra-compact camera: it also features a 4X zoom lens (versus the 3X models usually found on such cameras) and an optical image stabilization system (which will give you sharper...
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