Canon PowerShot A710 IS Digital Camera
Camera Effective Pixels Approx. 7.1 Megapixels
1/2.5-inch type CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx. 7.4 megapixels)
DIGIC II imaging processor employs high-definition and higher-speed processing without damaging the beauty of subjects.
Real-image Zoom Viewfinder
The viewfinder can be used to conserve power by turning the LCD monitor off while shooting. Use the LCD monitor to compose close-ups in macro mode since images composed with the viewfinder may be off-center.
6x Optical Zoom Lens
This camera is equipped with a 6x optical zoom lens with shift-method image stabilizer and a focal length of 5.8–34.8 mm (35 mm film equivalent 35–210 mm), f/2.8–f/4.8, which is ideal for a wide range of photography including snapshots and scenic shots.
Slow shutter speeds increase the effect of camera shake. To avoid this problem, this camera is equipped with a shift-type image stabilizer system. Effect of camera shake correction is approx. from 2 to 3 steps in shutter speed equivalent.
Approx. 4.0x (Up to approx. 24x in combination with the optical zoom)
Shooting Distance (From the front of the lens)
* Normal: 55 cm (1.8 ft.) – infinity
* Macro: 1–55 cm (W) (0.4 in.–1.8 ft. (W))
* Manual Focus: 1 cm (0.4 in.)–infinity (W), 55 cm (1.8 ft.)–infinity (T)
2.5-inch type, low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD
* Approx. 115,000 pixels, Picture coverage 100%
The LCD monitor can be used to check an image during shooting, to play back recorded images or to adjust menu settings.
Set the language for menus and messages on the LCD monitor from 25 languages by selecting [Language] in the “Set up Menu”.