Layers of Colour, Layers of Beauty.
It's all about the power of contrast. Colour that defies convention. Sleek, gentle curves that merge art and technology into a camera designed to inspire. The PowerShot SD1300 IS Digital ELPH camera captures your world as much as it expresses your originality, with bold innovations that include remarkable Low Light performance. Everything looks right. Hold it...and everything feels right, too.
Capture each one of your family and friends in every shot with a 28mm Wide-Angle Lens, 4x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer.
The Canon commitment to innovation defines the excitement of the PowerShot SD1300 IS Digital ELPH with its 28mm Wide-Angle Lens and 4x Optical Zoom that makes it easy to get the inspiring, emotive close-ups that will make your images lasting keepsakes. This magnificent lens gives you the power to shoot distant subjects with razor-sharp precision and stunning lifelike colour. So you can brilliantly capture a closer shot of a landscape, or a child's big smile.
The PowerShot SD1300 IS Digital ELPH is equipped with the acclaimed Canon Optical Image Stabilizer, which automatically detects and corrects camera shake - one of the leading causes of fuzzy or blurred shots. Even when zoomed in, you can get the steady, crisp, brilliant images you'll be proud to shoot and share. And the Canon Optical Image Stabilizer technology is so convenient to use. It functions perfectly with or without a flash.
Capture Your Best Shots Easily.
Smart AUTO mode intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 18 predefined shooting situations.
Just set the Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS to Smart AUTO and you're ready for maximum enjoyment from your picture-taking every time. It's a relaxing and satisfying way to shoot because you can completely concentrate on your subject knowing that the camera has the technical details covered. Advanced Canon technology intelligently analyzes your situation and shooting conditions. Then it automatically selects an appropriate setting from 18 specially defined settings. So whether you're photographing flowers, a captivating sunset, or your friends at the park, you can be confident that you're getting dramatic, memorable images.
Advanced presets for the best possible photos under certain conditions. With 15 Shooting Modes, you're ready for whatever shot comes your way:
Recognizes typical shooting scenes, and detects faces, brightness, colours, distance and movement without the need to switch modes.
Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.
The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject "pop."
Get natural-looking pictures with brighter backgrounds and subjects lit by flash.
Kids & Pets
Reduced focusing time for even faster shutter response, so you won't miss those special shots.
Reduce blur and improve colour accuracy when shooting indoors.
Face Detection Self-timer
Face Detection Self-timer detects faces in the scene and releases the shutter in response to the appearance of an additional face.
For high quality image capture in an amazing range of dimly-lit situations.
Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.
Capture underwater images with reduced backscatter effect.
(Note: Optional Waterproof Case WP-DC36 required for shooting any underwater images)
Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.
Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.
Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.
Use to blur moving subjects for artistic effect, ideal for urban night photography.
Shoot in VGA (640 x 480 at 30 fps/30 fps), QVGA (320 x 240 at 30 fps) for up to 1 hour or 4GB per clip.
High Performance Leads the Way.
12.1 Megapixel resolution makes it a breeze to print large size images with clarity and detail.
With the PowerShot SD1300 IS, dramatic, personal pictures have never been easier to shoot and share. This 12.1 Megapixel camera lets you create impressive, large photos of family and friends you'll be proud display. The high-resolution images taken by the PowerShot SD1300 IS can be enlarged up to 13" x 19".
See the Image on a Big Screen.
Bright, clear 2.7-inch PureColour System LCD for taking and reviewing pictures.
The PowerShot SD1300 IS gives you a large 2.7-inch LCD screen for excellent control when framing your shots. The Canon PureColour System LCD offers spectacular colour, resolution and contrast even when viewed at an angle. The screen is highly durable and easy to see in any light with a scratch-resistant, anti-reflective coating. It also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light - a perfect feature for gathering friends and family around to see your images.
More than Colour, It's Pure Fashion Energy.
Cool, crisp colours to match any personality.
Why settle for any old colour when you can savor luxurious hues like Blue, Silver, Pink, Green and Brown that give a sharp new edge to sophistication? The pure aluminum body of the PowerShot SD1300 IS is an inspired medium for bold expression, enhancing every gleam of colour from the slim profile to the subtle curves that create a visual "softness" you can almost feel. When design takes a confident detour, your world goes along for the ride.
By Daylight or Candlelight.
Shoot in Low Light mode for dimly-lit situations.
With an ISO of 400 - 6400, the Low Light mode takes the Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS boldly into the shadows! Now even scenes notorious for having insufficient light, such as those lit by candles, fire, or street lamp, come through in fantastic colour and clarity, with less noise. You can keep the feel of the scene intact without adding additional light, so the result will be scenes with the visual accuracy, depth and clarity you expect from a Canon camera.
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 System
IMAGE CAPTURE DEVICE
12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Approx. 12.7 Megapixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 112mm)
Normal: 1.2 in. (3 cm) - infinity (W), 1.6 ft. (50 cm) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3 - 50cm) (W)
VIEWFINDER & MONITOR
2.7-inch TFT colour LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle (PureColour System LCD)
Approx. 230,000 pixels
APERTURE AND SHUTTER
f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
15-1/1500 sec (Total shutter speed range)
Shutter speeds differ depending on the shooting mode.
Shutter speeds available in Long Shutter: 15, 13, 10, 8, 6, 5, 4, 3.2, 2.5, 2, 1.6, 1.3, 1 (Unit: sec)
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index
Light Metering Method:
Evaluative*, Centre-Weighted average, Spot
Exposure Control Method:
Program AE, i-Contrast; AE Lock
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance Control:
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*Facial colour is evaluated in Face AiAF.
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro
12 in. - 13 ft. (W), 1.6 - 6.6 ft. (T), (30 cm - 4.0 m (W), 50 cm - 2.0 m (T))
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation:
Auto*, P, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, Face Self-Timer, Low Light, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter, Movie
*Automatically detects shooting scene
My Colours Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom Colour* *Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation available
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
* Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-second increments)) can be specified.
Approx. 0.9 shots/sec (approx. 2.6 shots/sec. in Low Light)
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC plus Card, HC MMC plus Card
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
JPEG Compression Mode:
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image: Motion JPEG; Audio: WAVE (Monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels:
Still Image: 4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 3,264 x 2448 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4,000 x 2,248 (Widescreen), 1,600 x 1,200 (Low Light)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) up to 60 min. or 4GB per clip
NUMBER OF RECORDABLE IMAGES
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
Medium 3 (M3)
File Size (KB)
Medium 1 (M1)
Medium 2 (M2)
Medium 3 (M3)
File Size (KB)
File Size (KB)
TIME OF RECORDABLE MOVIES
Standard, Colour Accent, Colour Swap
640 x 480
320 x 240
Movie size (KB/sec.)
32 min. 26 sec.
1 hr. 31 min. 25 sec.
2 hr. 12 min. 50 sec.
6 hr. 14 min. 23 sec.
*Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps
Note: N=Normal F=Fine
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 Modes File:
- Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition Effects), Rotate, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist).
- Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, Playback, Transition Effects (2 types), Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4 - 130 thumbnails), Red-eye Correction, Resize, i-Contrast
- Movie: Normal playback*, slow motion**, pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, fast forward, fast rewind, resume
Displays playback position and shooting time
*Audio settings available in 5 levels.
**5 levels (including normal playback). Sound not available.
Still Image: single image, 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)Movie: Movies can be erased one at a time
Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital video*)
* 2 mini-B compatible.
SD Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable