Cherish Every Moment
PowerShot A1300 digital camera is comfortable to use and comfortably affordable! Its Optical Viewfinder (a rarity on today's digital cameras) offers a pleasantly classic feel that's great for shooting in strong sunlight, and ideal for use when your battery power is running low. Image quality is excellent and automatic with Smart AUTO that recognizes 32 predefined shooting situations and selects proper camera settings for each. A new Help Button assists with simple explanations of controls. Simply press the dedicated movie button to begin shooting vivid, lifelike 720p HD video. With 16.0 Megapixels of resolution and DIGIC 4 Image Processor, images are incredibly detailed and performance is fast and responsive. Get close and shoot big with the 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens.
- An Optical Viewfinder makes capturing images simple and easy.
- 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.
- A 16.0 Megapixel Image Sensor with DIGIC 4 Image Processor for exceptional performance.
- 5x Optical Zoom with 28mm Wide-Angle lens delivers stunning images.
- Digital IS reduces the effect of camera shake and subject movement.
- 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 controls of your settings.
- AA-battery operation enables you to easily power up on the go.
- Available in black and silver.
It's Your Choice: LCD or Optical Viewfinder
The PowerShot A1300 digital camera gives you a choice that's getting increasingly hard to find on digital cameras today. It's equipped with an Optical Viewfinder in addition to the LCD screen. Many photographers prefer this classic, familiar option that lets you simply hold the camera to your eye and shoot. The camera's big, bright LCD screen gives you a wealth of important information about the shot. However, using it to compose and focus requires that you hold the camera away from your body. Many people do this with one hand, arms away from the body, effectively creating camera shake that can distort a shot. Using the Optical Viewfinder helps ensure that the camera is held steady. The great thing is that from shot to shot, whether you use the Optical Viewfinder or LCD screen is your choice.
A Smarter Camera Means Better Photos
Photographers of all levels appreciate a camera especially a go-anywhere compact digital that takes the hassle out of capturing beautiful images. The PowerShot A1300 digital camera gives you Smart AUTO sophisticated Canon technology that makes getting that great shot as simple as pressing the shutter button. Smart AUTO automatically detects scenes by assessing various factors in both the background and the subject. Detected scenes are analyzed using 32 predefined shooting situations. The camera then makes optimal settings to ensure the best possible image capture when shooting still images. 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.
Gorgeous HD Video From Your Still Camera
You can shoot high definition video anytime, anywhere right from the pocket-sized A1300 digital camera. 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. In addition to being able to shoot 720p HD video at 25 frames per second, the PowerShot A1300 can also shoot 640 x 480 VGA video at 30* frames per second.
High Resolution, Highly Advanced Performance
With the camera's 16.0 Megapixels of resolution, your images are rich and clear, with textures and tiny details faithfully reproduced even at the long end of the 5x Optical Zoom. This high level of resolution is ideal for creating the largest prints, and allows you the flexibility to blow up and crop any section of an image to express your creativity. The DIGIC 4 Image Processor powers the camera's advanced systems and features, ensuring fast, reliable performance with low battery consumption.
Zoom in on Wider Shots
Despite its slim profile, the PowerShot A1300 houses a powerful Genuine Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens that delivers outstanding optical performance and versatility. The zoom starts at 28mm wide-angle and extends to 140mm telephoto (35mm equivalent), covering a wide and highly useful range. The telephoto reach gives you the freedom to capture subjects from afar, while the 28mm wide-angle makes it easy to shoot sweeping landscapes, large groups of people and tall buildings.
Say Goodbye to Blur
Digital IS beats the blur that mars many shots by recognizing the main subject, then automatically applying the camera shake correction that best suits the situation. If the subject is a person, blur reduction processing is performed. For landscapes, cityscapes and other still scenes, the camera takes 3 quick successive shots and composes them into a single clear image. If the subject is moving, the camera takes 3 successive shots, then automatically saves the clearest image.
Spectacular Effects Made Easy
You'll be surprised at how easy it is to create upscale photographic effects with the PowerShot A1300 digital camera's Scene Modes. No special lenses are necessary, just a one-step camera setting. Scene Modes include Fisheye Effect for the classic convex distortion; Toy Camera Effect that recreates the toy or pinhole camera look; and Monochrome that adds a distinct single-tone effect to your photos.
Help You Won't Need Help to Find
The PowerShot A1300 digital camera is designed to be fun and easy to use, even for beginners. A new 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 advice, and show you diagrams highlighting the position of any buttons you'll need.
Power on the Go
Conveniently, you don't need to worry about running out of batteries or having to recharge them. Since AA-size batteries can be purchased at any store, simply get new ones locally wherever you go, no special power adapters or chargers are needed.
A Color Just Right for You
While the classic black camera will always be right for a lot of photographers, Canon recognizes that others will long for colors that express their individuality. Accordingly, the PowerShot A1300 digital camera is offered in a range of hues from subtle to vibrant, fun to chic. Take your pick from black and silver.
Canon PowerShot A1300 Digital Camera Specifications:
- Type: Compact digital camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital, and 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
Normal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Auto: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 3.9 ft. (1.2m) - infinity (T)
Macro: 1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (3-60cm) (W)
- Maximum Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - f/6.9 (T)
- Shutter Speed:
1 - 1/2000 sec.
15 - 1/2000 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
- Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600 (in P mode)
- Light Metering Method:
- Exposure Control Method: AE Lock
- Exposure Compensation: ± 2 stops in 1/3 stop increments
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect AE)
** Fixed to center
(Not available when shooting movies)
- White Balance Control:
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*Facial color is evaluated in Face Detect (Face Detect WB)
- Built-in Flash: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
- Flash Range: 1.6 - 9.8 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft. (T) (50 cm - 3.0 m (W), 1.0 - 2.0 m (T)
- Recycling Time: 10 seconds or less (Battery Voltage: 3.0V)
- Flash Exposure Compensation: N/A
- Shooting Modes:
- Photo Effects: N/A
- Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec delay/approx 2-sec delay/custom*
- Wireless Control: N/A
- Continuous Shooting:
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, Discreet, iFrame Movie*
*Shooting movies is possible with the movie button.
* 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. 2.8 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) compliant
- JPEG Compression Mode:
- Number of Recording Pixels:
Still Images: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
Movies: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (2 channel monoaural))
[Large]: 4608 x 3456
[Medium 1]: 3264 x 2448
[Medium 2]: 1600 x 1200
[Small]: 640 x 480
[Widescreen]: 4608 x 2592
[Miniature Effect]: 1280 x 720*1, 640 x 480*2
[iFrame Movie]: 1280 x 720 (25 fps)
[Other than the above]: 1280 x 720 (25 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps*3)
*1 Shooting: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps Playback: 25 fps
*2 Shooting: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps Playback: 30 fps*3
*3 Actual frame rate is 29.97 fps.
- Playback Modes File:
Still Images and Movies:
Discreet, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Search Jump (Shot Date, 10 images, 100 images, Movies, Still Images), Slideshow
Single, Index (4-100 Thumbnails), Magnification (Approx. 2x-10x), Information Display, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Resume Playback, Red-Eye Correction, i-Contrast, Resize
Normal Playback*1, Pause, 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 Rewind and Fast-forward are also available
- 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).
* Movies can be erased individually.
- Computer Interface:
- Video Out: NTSC/PAL (unified type dedicated connector (female)) with digital, audio and video
- Audio Out: Monaural (unified type dedicated connector (female)) with digital, audio and video
- Power Source:
- Shooting Capacity:
- Playback Time:
Hi-Speed USB*1 (Dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video*2)
*1 Use of USB logomark is not allowed.
*2 mini-B compatible.
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
1. 2 AA Alkaline Batteries (AA NiMH Batteries NB-3AH)
2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK800)
However, the separately sold DC Coupler, DR-10 is necessary.
Using AA Alkaline Batteries:
LCD On: Approx. 220 Shots
LCD Off: Approx. 750 Shots
Using NiMH Batteries (NB-3AH):
LCD On: Approx. 500 Shots
LCD Off: Approx. 1100 Shots
Using AA Alkaline Batteries:
Approx. 10 hours
Using NiMH Batteries (NB-3AH):
Approx. 13 hours
- Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
- Operating Humidity: 10-90%
- Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.73 x 2.43 x 1.17 in. (94.7 x 61.7 x 29.8mm)
Approx. 6.14 oz./174 g (Including the battery and memory card),
Approx. 4.44 oz./126 g (Camera body only)
Note: 30 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Ukrainian, Malaysian, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Korean, Russian, Portuguese, Hungarian, Polish, Czech, Greek, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Farsi, Hindi, Vietnamese, and Japanese)
All data are based on Canon's Standard Test Method. Subject to change without notice.
- PowerShot A1300
- AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
- Wrist Strap WS-800
- USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
- Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM