At A Glance

The slim, stylish PowerShot SD940 IS is an upgrade over the sexy PowerShot SD780 IS, offering a wider-angle lens and a handful of enhancements for $50 more.

Manufacturer’s Description

Your camera says a lot about you - and according to Canon's new PowerShot SD940 IS, you're into hot design and cool technology. Emerging from your jeans pocket or purse like a sleek little jewel, the PowerShot SD940 IS makes a statement before you even take a picture. And the new menu ensures easy access to all its advanced Canon technology, where 12.1 Megapixels, improved Smart AUTO Mode and 720p HD movies are just the beginning.

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 220 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 2.70 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1500 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 3965B001
UPC Code 013803114997
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot SD940 IS Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Your camera says a lot about you - and according to Canon's new PowerShot SD940 IS, you're into hot design and cool technology. Emerging from your jeans pocket or purse like a sleek little jewel, the PowerShot SD940 IS makes a statement before you even take a picture. And the new menu ensures easy access to all its advanced Canon technology, where 12.1 Megapixels, improved Smart AUTO Mode and 720p HD movies are just the beginning.

Product Model SD940 IS
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 4.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/2.8 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Focus Modes Auto
Minimum Focus Distance 1.20
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot SD940 IS Point & Shoot Digital Camera
  • Lithium-ion Battery Pack NB-4L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LV
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC7
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400
  • Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.2"
    Width 3.5"
    Depth 0.8"
    Weight (Approximate) 4.23 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime MOV
    Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Superior
    Color Very Good
    Sharpness Good
    Distortion Superior
    Performance
    Image Quality, Exposure--Flash 58.9
    Image Quality, Exposure--Normal 70.0
    Number of Shots 290.0
    Battery Life (minutes) 158.0
    Image Quality, Distortion 66.2
    Image Quality, Exposure 66.7
    Image Quality, Sharpness 44.4
    Number of Batteries 1
    Image Quality, Overall 61.0
    Image Quality, Color 66.1