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Canon PowerShot A550 Silver 7.1 MP 4X Optical Zoom Digital Camera

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Just because life won't stand still doesn't mean you can't take its picture. The A550 is a perfect blend of simplicity and easy to use features. 7.1 mega pixels let you use the 4X optical zoom and 4X digital zoom for amazing close ups with minimal loss of clarity. A macro mode lets you get to 2" from your subject for amazing detail.

Multiple shooting modes such as foliage, beach, snow and portrait automatically adjust their settings to make you the best photographer you can be. Three movie modes let you take short digital movies, guaranteeing you capture all the action.

  • newegg 7.1 Megapixel Effective The Canon A550 features an amazing 7.1 megapixel effective CCD for great looking pictures and impressive prints.
  • newegg 4X Optical Zoom The Canon A550's 4X optical zoom lens brings far-away objects up close for exceptionally sharp, clear images. A total of 16X zoom is available with the camera's 4X digital zoom capability.
  • newegg Large LCD Display The Canon A550 features a bright and easily viewable high-resolution 2.0-inch LCD display for convenient viewing and sharing of pictures.
  • newegg 16:9 Widescreen The Canon A550 produces widescreen images and film clips perfect for a widescreen TV or computer monitor.
  • newegg PictBridge Support The Canon A550 makes photograph printing easier than ever. Simply connect your Canon A550 to any PictBridge-compatible printer, select your image and print settings and press the Direct Print button to start printing.
  • newegg Support for Movie Recording The Canon A550's movie recording function enables creation of small movie clips to share with family or friends using emails. Three movie modes include 30 fps VGA and 60 fps Fast Frame Rate.

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot A550

Model

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Brand
Canon
Series
PowerShot A Series
Model
PowerShot A550

Details

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Color
Silver
Type
Compact

Image Sensor

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Image Sensor
1/2.5" CCD
Gross Pixels
7.4 MP
Effective Pixels
7.1 MP
Resolution
3072 x 2304

Lens

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Optical Zoom
4X
Digital Zoom
4X
Focal Length
5.8-23.2mm (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Aperture
f/2.6 (W) - f/5.5 (T)

Shutter

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Shutter Speed
15-1/2000s
Self-timer
2s or 10s

Focus

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Focus Type
TTL Autofocus
Auto Focus
Yes
Normal Focus Range
1.5 ft./45cm-infinity
Macro Focus Range
2.0 in.-1.5 ft./5-45cm (WIDE), 1.1-1.5 ft./33-45cm (TELE)

Flash

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Flash Mode
Auto, Auto w/Red-Eye Reduction, Auto w/Slow Synchro, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-Eye Reduction, Flash On w/ Slow Synchro, Flash Off
Flash Range
Normal: 1.5-11 ft./45cm-3.5m (W), 1.5-7.2 ft./45cm-2.2m (T)
Macro: 1.0-1.5 ft./30-45cm (W), 1.1-1.5 ft./33-45cm (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Exposure

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Exposure Control
Program AE
Exposure Compensation
-2 EV to +2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Metering System
Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot*
* Metering frame is fixed to the center
Sensitivity
Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800 equivalent
(Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)

White Balance

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White Balance
Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H), Custom

Viewfinder & Monitor

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Viewfinder
Real-image optical zoom viewfinder
LCD
2.0" 86K

Functions

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Continuous Drive
Approx. 1.7 fps
Tripod Mount
Supported
Shooting Modes
Auto, Camera M, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Night Scene, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks) Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Movie

Recording System

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File Formats
JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Storage Media
SD / MMC Card

Movie

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Movie Format
Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural)
Movie Recording
640 x 480, 320 x 240 @ 30fps/15fps available up to 1GB or 60 minutes
160 x 120 @ 3 min. at 15 fps
320 x 240 @ 1 min. at 60 fps
Max. Recording Resolutions
640 x 480

Interface

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USB
Yes
A/V Out
Yes
Mic
Yes

Battery

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Battery
AA
Battery Life
Approx. 140 shots

Dimensions & Weight

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Dimensions (WxHxD)
3.59" x 2.52" x 1.70"
Weight
Approx. 5.64 oz. / 160g (camera body only)
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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