Whether you’re interested in shooting stills or videos, the compact A2500 is capable of producing both easily and beautifully. Its 16-megapixel image sensor and DIGIC 4 image processor combine to offer fast performance and stunning results. Its 5x optical zoom lens provides the 35mm equivalent focal length range of 28-140mm, which is versatile enough to handle most shooting situations. It’s also easy to create 720p HD videos easily with a dedicated movie record button. The A2500 also features Smart AUTO mode that is designed to intelligently select camera settings, based on 32 predefined shooting situations and provide accurate exposures to best suite the scene you are photographing. Other features include a 2.7" LCD monitor, digital IS image stabilization to reduce camera shake and ECO mode to reduce power consumption for longer shooting sessions.From the Manufacturer:
The PowerShot A2500 makes highly advanced imaging technology fun and easy to use, so you'll capture beautiful stills and video. The camera's 16.0 Megapixel sensor and DIGIC 4 Image Processor capture a wealth of detail and natural color, so even your enlarged images have impressive resolution. With the 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens, everything from close-up snaps to breathtaking landscapes are within your reach. Smart AUTO recognizes 32 shooting situations and automatically chooses the proper camera settings, and Digital IS keeps even dark scenes and fast-moving subjects sharp and steady. Preserving memories in rich, lifelike 720p HD video is as easy as pressing the dedicated movie button, and Scene Modes like Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome give you new ways to shoot more creatively. Plus, you can shoot longer with new ECO Mode, which reduces power consumption. A Help Button makes the PowerShot A2500 perfect even for beginners, with one-touch access to helpful instructions and advice.Features:
- 16.0 Megapixel sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor for exceptional performance.
- 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens delivers stunning images.
- Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on 32 predefined shooting situations for capturing spectacular images with ease.
- Shoot brilliant 720p HD video with a dedicated movie button.
- Digital IS reduces the effect of camera shake and subject movement.
- New ECO Mode helps reduce power consumption for longer battery life.
- Scene Modes such as Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome provide creative freedom to capture your photos.
- Help Button provides simple explanations and easy control of your settings.
Type: Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital, and 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type: 16.0 Megapixel 1/2.3-inch CCD
Total Pixels: Approx. 16.6 Megapixels
Effective Pixels: Approx. 16.0 Megapixels
Focal Length: 5.0 (W) - 25.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 140 (T) mm)
Digital Zoom: 4x
Normal: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3-50cm) (W)
Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus
LCD Monitor: 2.7-inch TFT Color LCD with wide-viewing angle
LCD Pixels: Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)
Shutter Speed: 1 - 1/2000 sec.; 15 - 1 sec. (shooting long exposures)
Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100 - ISO 1600, 1-step increments
Light Metering Method: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
Exposure Control Method: Still images: AE Lock, FE Lock, AF Lock
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3 stop increments (Not available when shooting movies)
White Balance Control: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Flash Range: 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.9 - 6.6 ft. (T) / 50cm - 3.0m (W), 1.2m - 2.0m (T)
Recycling Time: 10 seconds or less (battery voltage: 3.7 V)
Shooting Modes: Auto, P, Live View Control, Digital IS, Portrait, Face Self-timer, Low Light, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter
- Shooting movies is possible with the movie button.
Self Timer: Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Custom Timer*
* 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.
Approx: 0.8 shots/sec. (In P Mode)
Approx. 2.9 shots/sec. (In Low Light Mode)
Storage Media: SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
File Format: Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compatible
JPEG Compression Mode:
Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monoaural))
Number of Recording Pixels:
[Large]: 4608 x 3456
[Medium 1]: 3264 x 2448
[Medium 2]: 1600 x 1200
[Small]: 640 x 480
[Widescreen]: 4608 x 2592
* 2304 x 1728 when in Low Light mode
HD 1280 x 720: 25 fps
640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)
Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 5 fps*1, 2.5 fps*1, 1.25 fps*1
Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps*2, 3 fps*2, 1.5 fps*2
*1Playback frame rate is 25 fps
*2 Playback frame rate is 30 fps (29.97)
Playback Modes File
Still Images and Movies: Auto Rotate, Rotate, Search (Date, Movies, Still Images)
Still Images: Single, Index (4-100 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Information Display (Histogram, Overexposure Warning), Resume Playback, Transition, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize, Photobook Set-up
Movies: Normal Playback, Pause, Slow Motion, Skip Backward, Previous Frame, Next Frame, Skip Forward
- Displays playback position and shooting time
Erase Modes: Single Image, Erase All
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).
Computer Interface: Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
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: Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Source: Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-11L
Normal: Approx. 220 shots
ECO Mode: Approx. 300 shots
Playback Time: Approx. 5 hours
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.85 x 2.20 x 0.82 in. / 97.7 x 56.0 x 20.9mm
Approx. 3.88 oz. / 110g (Body Only)
Approx. 4.41 oz. / 125g (CIPA Standard)