Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera - Red

by Canon
Canon PowerShot A3100 IS Digital Camera - Red
Canon Powershot A3100 IS Digital Camera, 12.1 Megapixels, 4x Optical Zoom, 4x Digital Zoom, 2.7" LCD Display, Red


Thinly designed, powerful A-Series camera with 12.1 Megapixels and 4x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer and DIGIC III Image Processor that makes capturing that great shot even easier!
Lithium-ion battery makes the camera lighter and offers an easy alternative to recharge the battery.
New Scene Modes such as Super Vivid for additional bursts of color and Poster Effect for a unique artistic look, which gives the shooter more creative freedom to capture images their way!
Smart AUTO will do the work for you by intelligently selecting the proper settings for the camera based on 18 predefined shooting situations.
Low Light mode for improved shooting in dimly lit situations.
Large, bright 2.7-inch LCD makes viewing images a breeze.


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)
Total Pixels
Approx. 12.4 Megapixels
Effective Pixels
Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length
6.2 (W) - 24.8 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 35-140mm)
Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
3cm (1.2 in.) - infinity (W); 30cm (12 in.) - infinity (T)
Macro: 3 - 60 (W), 30 - 60 cm (T) (1.2 in. - 2.0 ft. (W), (12 in. - 2.0 (T))
Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus
Viewfinder & Monitor
LCD Monitor
2.7-inch TFT color LCD
LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage
Approx. 100%
Built-in Flash
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro, Smart Flash

Flash Range
30 cm - 4.0 m (W), 30 cm - 2.0 m (T) (12 in. - 6.6 ft., 12 in. - 13 ft. (T))
Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance.

Recycling Time
10 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.7V)

Flash Exposure Compensation

Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes
P, Auto*, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN**, Movie
*Automatically detects shooting scene
**Face Detection Self-Timer, Low Light, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter

Photo Effects
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom*
* 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 (in one-second increments)) can be specified.

Wireless Control

Continuous Shooting
Approx. 0.8 shots/sec. (approx. 2.6 shots/sec/ in Low Light)

Image Storage
Storage Media
SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card

File Format
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: 4000 x 3000 (Large), 3264 x 2448 (Medium 1), 2592 x 1944 (Medium 2), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 3/Date Stamp), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen), Low Light 1600 x 1200