Canon IXUS 850 IS  Specifications

 


Specifications
Type of Camera
Type of Camera
 
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical/4x Digital/16x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer (IS) System
 
 
Image Capture Device
Type
 
8.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
 
Total Pixels
 
Approx. 8.3 Megapixels
 
Effective Pixels
 
Approx. 8.0 Megapixels
 
Lens
Focal Length
 
5.8-23.2mm f/2.8-5.5 (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
 
Digital Zoom
 
4x
 
Focusing Range
 
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity
Macro: 0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (WIDE), 1.3-1.6 ft./40-50cm (TELE)
Digital Macro: 0.79 in.-1.6 ft./2-50cm (W)
 
Autofocus System
 
TTL Autofocus
 
 
Viewfinder & Monitor
Viewfinder
 
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
 
LCD Monitor
 
2.5-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
 
LCD Pixels
 
Approx. 230,000 pixels
 
LCD Coverage
 
100%
 
 
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture
 
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.5 (T)
 
Shutter Speed
 
15-1/1600 sec.
 
 
Exposure Control
ISO Sensitivity
 
Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 (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
Program AE; AE lock available
 
Exposure Compensation
 
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
 
 
White Balance
White Balance Control
 
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom
 
 
Flash
Built-in Flash
 
Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off
 
Flash Range
 
Normal: 1.6-11 ft./50cm-3.5m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
 
Recycling Time
 
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
 
Flash Exposure Compensation
 
N/A
 
 
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
 
Auto, Camera M, Special Scene (Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Creative Light Effect), Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, Movie
 
Self-Timer
 
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom
 
Wireless Control
 
Not available
 
Continuous Shooting
 
Approx. 1.3 fps
 
 
Image Storage
Storage Media
 
SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard
 
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: 640 x 480 (Small), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 2,048 x 1,536 (Medium 2), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 1), 3,264 x 2,448 (Large), 3,264 x 1,832 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 / 320 x 240 (30 fps/15 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip, 640 x 480 (2 hours at 0.5 fps/1 fps), 320 x 240 (1 min. at 60 fps), 160 x 120 (3 min. at 15 fps
 
 
Number of Recordable Images
  Small/N Small/F Small/SF Medium3/N Medium3/F Medium3/SF Medium2/N
File Size 84KB 150KB 249KB 278KB 558KB 1,002KB 445KB
32MB 270 171 111 99 52 29 64
SDC-128M 1,118 711 460 411 217 121 269
SDC-512MSH 4,317 2,747 1,777 1,590 839 471 1,041
  Medium2/F Medium2/SF Medium1/N Medium1/F Medium1/SF Large/N Large/F
File Size 893KB 1,602KB 695KB 1,395KB 2,503KB 980KB 2,060KB
32MB 32 18 41 20 11 29 14
SDC-128M 136 76 173 87 49 123 59
SDC-512MSH 529 295 671 339 190 479 231
  Large/SF Widescreen/N Widescreen/F Widescreen/SF
File Size 3,436KB 736KB 1,540KB 2,601KB
MMC-16MB 8 39 18 11
SDC-128M 35 166 79 47
SDC-512MSH 139 642 307 183
 
Time of Recordable Movies
  640 x 480 320 x 240
30 fps 15 fps 30 fps 15 fps
File Size 1,963KB/sec. 1,003KB/sec. 703KB/sec. 373KB/sec.
32MB 14" 27" 38" 1' 07"
SDC-128M 1' 01" 1' 56" 2' 42" 4' 39"
SDC-512MSH 3' 57" 7' 30" 10' 29" 17' 58"

 
  640 x 480 320 x 240 160 x 120
1" interval 2" interval 60 fps 15 fps
File Size 64KB/sec. 32KB/sec. 1,363KB/sec. 131KB/sec.
32MB 7' 30" 15' 00" 20" 3' 09"
SDC-128M 31' 45" 63' 30" 1' 27" 13' 02"
SDC-512MSH 123' 30" 247' 00" 5' 39" 50' 21"

Note: N=Normal F=Fine SF=SuperFine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.
 
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File
 
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Colors, My Category, Histogram, Index (9 thumbnails), Sound Memos, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Transition Effects
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing
 
 
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes
 
Still Image: single image, 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 CP and 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. Battery Pack NB-5L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30
 
Shooting Capacity
 
Still Image: approx. 230 shots (NB-5L/LCD on)*; approx. 700 shots (NB-5L/LCD off)
 
Playback Time
 
Approx. 360 min. (NB-5L)

* The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when a fully-charged battery is used.
 

 
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature
 
32-104F/0-40C
 
Operating Humidity
 
10-90%
 
Dimensions (W x H x D)
 
3.56 x 2.22 x 1.04 in./90.4 x 56.5 x 26.4mm
 
Weight
 
Approx. 5.82 oz./165g (camera body only)