Canon PowerShot ELPH 170 IS 20-megapixel Digital Camera

    12x Optical Zoom with Intelligent IS20MP Image Sensor with DiGiC 4*Smart Auto selects proper settings for best results.ECO Mode prolongs battery life up to 30%.


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Details & Highlights

Product Highlights

    Stylish Ease, Outstanding Performance.

    Amazing still images and 720p video are effortlessly captures with the compact fashionable PowerShot ELPH 170 IS digital camera. Perfect for making your moment more memorable, Smart AUTO ingeniously selects the perfect setting to make your images come to life. The 12x Optical Zoom offers a 25mm wide lens ideal for scenic vista, or group shots and extends to 300mm for close ups wild life. Crisp detailed images are rendered with the combination of 20 megapixel sensor and the DiGiC 4* processor. A single button press allows astonishing 720HD vides virtually shake–free regardless of the zoom length. Explore creative in camera effects, and 20 different Scene Modes to maximize your photographic flair. Manage your photos and videos with Canon's new Connect Station CS100 (sold separately), and store, share or view your latest masterpieces.

Details from Canon

    12x Optical Zoom

    The PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera features a 12x Optical Zoom so spectacular shots are within your reach. You'll fall in love with the amazing zoom range the 25–300mm provides, and marvel that it is contained in such a compact fashionable camera. Plus, the Wide–Angle lens captures expansive image in every shot, adding depth, perspective and grandeur. Landscapes, city scenes, family shots and more benefit from the extra width. Whether you're shooting wide group shots or zooming to the telephoto end, your images are assured to be bright and clear.

    20.0 Megapixel* sensor

    Preserve all those special moments from weddings to vacations in stunning quality with the PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera. The camera is equipped with a 20.0 Megapixel* sensor to help ensure that images are incredibly clear and beautifully detailed. The high level of resolution gives you the flexibility to be more creative with your shots: crop and enlarge any part of an image a?? you can be confident that the detail and resolution you need are there, even when you want to print and frame your photos.

    DIGIC 4* Image Processor

    The PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera's DIGIC 4* Image Processor features accelerated processing speed to create fast, responsive performance, giving you a shooting experience that's easy and natural. The DIGIC 4* Image Processor also enhances image quality in several ways. Processing of high ISO shots has been shortened by 60% compared to the DIGIC 4 Image Processor. This significantly reduces noise for brilliant color, smooth gradations, and beautiful detail even in low light. The processor also allows for the integration of electronic Dynamic IS. This advanced system compensates for multiple motion types, effectively preventing angular blur, shift blur, and blur caused by parallel movement and tilt shift. The result is images that are reliably sharp and clear at all lengths of the camera's powerful 12x Optical Zoom. The processor's highly efficient design also extends battery life.

    720p HD video

    Using the slim PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera, you can shoot high definition video anytime, anywhere. With a simple push of the dedicated movie button, you'll be able to instantly record every moment in motion. 720p HD video is smooth, vivid, and beautifully lifelike, making it an ideal way to capture special memories.

    Smart AUTO

    Getting that great shot is as simple as pressing the shutter button on the PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera with Smart AUTO, which automatically detects scenes by assessing various factors in both the background and the subject. On the PowerShot ELPH 170 IS, detected scenes are analyzed using 32 predefined shooting situations.

    The camera then makes optimal settings to help ensure the best possible image capture, whether you're shooting stills or video. Smart AUTO also includes Advanced Subject Detection, which allows the camera to detect and track non–human moving subjects like animals and vehicles. With Smart AUTO, all you have to do is frame your shot and capture away.

    Compatibility with Canon Connect Station CS100

    The PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera connects via a simple USB cable to Canon's brand new photo and video storage device: the Canon Connect Station CS100. The Connect Station CS100 makes it easy to store (with up to 1 TB of hard drive space with the capacity for approximately 150,000 photos or up to 70 hours of video content)*, manage and sort images and videos by albums, date or device name with simple menus. From there, images and videos can be viewed on an HDTV via HDMI cable, sent to compatible wireless printers, viewed/uploaded/downloaded smartphones and tablets or PCs, and shared with other Canon Connect Stations and social networking sites.

    ECO Mode

    The PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera features ECO Mode to provide more shots per single charge through LCD monitor and camera power management. The mode can be activated via a dedicated button for easy power preservation when an outlet is unavailable or the moment is too exciting to put the camera down. ECO Mode quickly wakes the camera from sleep when a button is pressed so you won't miss the moment. When the fun with family and friends runs late into the evening, ECO Mode makes sure your camera keeps up.

    Help Button

    The PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera is designed to be fun and easy to use, even for beginners. A Help Button on the camera's exterior brings up the help menu any time you need it, right on the LCD screen. From here, you can scroll through a variety of topics that answer your questions with clear explanations, offer helpful shooting addvice, and show you diagrams highlighting the position of any buttons you'll need.


Features & Specs

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Detailed Specifications
    PowerShot ELPH 170 IS Specifications
  • Type: Compact digital still camera with built–in flash, 12x Optical, 4x Digital and 48x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer

  • Image Capture Device
  • Type: 20.0 Megapixel, 1/2.3–inch CCD
  • Total Pixels : Approx. 20.5 Megapixels
  • Effective Pixels : Approx. 20.0 Megapixels* *Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

  • Lens
  • Focal Length : 4.5 (W) – 54.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 25–300mm)
  • Digital Zoom : 4.0x

  • Focusing Range
  • Auto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) – infinity (T);
  • Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) – infinity (T);
  • Macro: 0.4 in. – 1.6 ft. (1–50 cm) (W)
  • Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3 m) – infinity (W, T)

  • Autofocus System : TTL Autofocus

  • Viewfinders
  • Optical Viewfinder : Not Available
  • LCD Monitor : 2.7–inch TFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
  • LCD Pixels : Approx. 230,000 dots
  • LCD Coverage : Approx. 100%

  • Aperture and Shutter
  • Maximum Aperture : f/3.6 (W), f/7.0 (T)
  • Shutter Speed : 1–1/2000 sec., 15–1 sec. (Long Shutter mode)

  • Exposure Control
  • Sensitivity : Auto, ISO 100–1600
  • Light Metering Method : Evaluative*, Center–weighted average, Spot**
  • * Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
  • ** Metering frame is fixed to the center
  • Exposure Control Method : Manual Exposure, Program Shift, Safety Shift, AE Lock
  • Exposure Compensation : Still Images: ±2 stops in 1/3–step increments

  • White Balance
  • White Balance Control : Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
  • * Camera automatically sets the optimal ISO speed according to shooting mode.

  • Flash
  • Built–in Flash : Auto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
  • Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
  • Flash Range : 1.6 ft. – 13 ft. (W), 3.3 – 6.6 ft. (T) (50cm – 4.0m (W), (1.0m – 2.0m (T))
  • Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
  • Recycling Time : 10 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
  • Flash Exposure Compensation : Not available

  • Shooting Specifications
  • Shooting Modes : Auto, P, Live View Control, Portrait, Face Self–Timer, Low Light, Fish–eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
  • Photo Effects : Not available
  • Self Timer : Approx. 10–sec. delay/approx. 2–sec. delay/custom*
  • * Delay time (0–15 sec. (in one–second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1–10 shots (in one–shot increments)) can be specified.
  • Wireless Control : Not available

  • Continuous Shooting
  • Normal: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (in P mode)
  • Normal: Approx. 2.2 shots/sec. (in Low Light mode)
  • Under conditions where the flash does not fire automatically
  • Differs depending on the zoom position.

  • Image Storage
  • Storage Media : SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • File Format : Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
  • Image Recording Format : Fine

  • JPEG Compression Mode
  • Still Image: Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
  • Video: MOV (Image: MPEG–4 AVC/H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))

  • Number of Recording Pixels
    Still Images (4:3 Aspect Ratio):
  • Large: 5152 × 3864
  • Medium 1: 3648 × 2736
  • Medium 2: 2048 × 1536
  • Small: 640 × 480
  • Wide: 5152 × 2896
  • Medium: 2560 × 1920 (in Low Light mode)

  • Videos
  • HD : 1280 × 720: 25 fps
  • Miniature Effect HD: 1280 × 720: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps
  • Miniature Effect: 640 × 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps

  • Playback Specifications
    Playback Modes File
  • Stills & Videos: Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Transition Effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Slideshow (Repeat, Interval, Effect)
  • Still Images: Single, Index (6–100 thumbnails), Magnification (2–10x), Information Display, Red–eye Correction, i–Contrast, Resize, Overexposure Warning
  • Videos: Normal Playback*1, Skip Backward*2, Previous Frame*3, Next Frame*3, Skip Forward*2
  • Displays playback position and shooting time
  • *1 Audio settings available in 5 levels
  • *2 Approximately 4 seconds
  • *3 Slow motion available

  • Erasing Specifications
  • Erase Modes : Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images
  • The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).
  • Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.

  • Interfaces
  • Video Out : NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Audio Out : Monaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Other : SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
  • Power Source : Battery Pack NB–11LH/NB–11L, AC Adapter Kit ACK–DC90
  • Shooting Capacity : Approx. 200 shots, Approx. 255 shots in ECO Mode
  • Playback Time : Approx. 5 hours<
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    12x Optical Zoom with Intelligent IS20MP Image Sensor with DiGiC 4*Smart Auto selects proper settings for best results.ECO Mode prolongs battery life up to 30%.


Included Coverage from Canon: 1 Year Limited Warranty

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