The Canon PowerShot SD940 IS boasts of being the slimmest wide angle camera from Canon. Read on for its technical specifications, latest features and price.

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Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Those who love the outdoors and are often seen vacationing have would have loved to carry cameras with them each time they are out. They would love to capture the great outdoors, just to see nature in all its beauty and splendor. In all such cases, they would need cameras with wide angle lens, which would help us capture the scenic beauty as well as the local flavour of the place effectively. They would, on the other hand, also need a camera that is light enough and slim enough to be carried easily. How about having the best of both the worlds – a slim wide angle camera by a well known brand? The Canon PowerShot SD940 IS comes across as a slim wide angle camera with a resolution of 12.1 mp and 4x optically stabilized wide angle zoom.

Design and Functioning

The Canon PowerShot SD940 IS, touted as Canon’s slimmest ever wide-angle camera in its range, comes across as a powerful camera in an elegant frame. Small and perfectly formed - ideal for slipping into handbags and pockets – it can be whipped out anywhere to take stunning images. It comes in colours like Gunmetal Silver, Metallic Azure, Muddy Brown and Midnight Black. The PowerShot SD490 takes stunning images with its 28mm wide angle lens, 4x zoom and 12.1 Megapixel image sensor. It also features Smart Auto mode with Scene Detection Technology so snapping is easy and picture quality is guaranteed. This camera also records 720p HD video letting the user shoot high-quality video, as well as stunning stills. Whether at a party with friends, travelling through exotic locations, or playing sport in the park, all memories can be effectively captured. This camera also includes ‘Hints & Tips’ within the user interface. Short descriptions of camera functions simplify the interaction with the camera and encourage users to explore the camera features. It is compatible with memory cards like SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, and HC MMCplus.

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS Price India
Price: Rs. 11,784.00Resolution: 12.10 MP

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Technical Specifications of Canon PowerShot SD940 IS
OverviewCamera type Compact Digital Camera
Battery (Type) Lithium Ion
Battery Life (Hours) 360
DimensionsWidth (mm) 90
Depth (mm) 20
Height (mm) 55
Weight 120
LensFocal Length(mm) 5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T)
f-number 1.2 in.-1.6 ff
Shutter Speed (seconds) 1/1500 sec
ISO rating Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Interchangeability NA
Image SensorType CCD
Size(inches) 1/2.3 inch
Total Resolution(MP) 12.40
Effective Resolution(MP) 12.10
Dust Reduction System NA
ViewfinderType LCD
Size 2.7
MemoryInternal Memory 8GB
Card Type SD/SDHC Memory Card
ZoomOptical Zoom 4x
Digital Zoom 4x
Light MeteringMulti Metering Yes
Center Weighted Metering Yes
Spot Metering Yes
ImagingExposure Compensation Automatic
Aperture Automatic
White Balance Automatic
Focus Automatic
Image Stabilization Automatic
Shooting Modes Auto, Program, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie
Built in Flash Automatic
External flash support Automatic
InterfaceWiFi No
Bluetooth No
Picbridge Yes
Hdmi Yes
Primary FeaturesAuto Bracketing Yes
Self Timer 2.00
Face Detection Yes
Af Assist Lamp Yes
Movie Mode Yes
Red Eye Reduction Yes
Histogram Yes
Colour Options Blue,Black,silver,Brown
Warranty (Years) 1
Last Updated on : October 03, 2010

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