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PowerShot ELPH 170 IS

Stylish Ease, Outstanding Performance.

High quality still images and video are practically effortless with the slim and stylish new PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera. The ideal tool for capturing everything from daily fun to special occasions, it's equipped with a powerful 12x Optical Zoom for maximum versatility, plus Intelligent IS to make images clear and almost shake-free even at high zoom lengths. Sharp, high-resolution imaging is fast and easy thanks to the 20.0 Megapixel* sensor and DIGIC 4+ Image Processor. Beautiful 720p HD video is as simple as pressing a button, while Smart AUTO intelligently selects just the right camera settings based on predefined shooting situations, so all different types of shots come out perfectly. Fun and easy-to-use Scene Modes such as Fisheye add instant creativity to your photography. And the PowerShot ELPH 170 IS camera can easily connect to Canon's optional new Connect Station CS100: the ideal all-in-one solution for storing, managing, sharing and viewing images and video.

*Image processing may cause a decrease in the number of pixels.

$179.99 MSRP

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  • What's in the Box
    • PowerShot ELPH 170 IS
    • Battery Pack NB-11LH
    • Battery Charger CB-2LF
    • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 12x Optical, 4x Digital and 48x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Total MegapixelsApprox. 20.5 Megapixels
  • Effective PixelsApprox. 20.0 Megapixels
  • Focal Length4.5 - 54.0mm
    25 - 300mm 35mm film equivalent
  • Digital ZoomApprox. 4.0x
  • Focusing RangeAuto: 0.4 in. (1 cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (T);
    Normal: 2.0 in. (5 cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1 m) - infinity (T);
    Macro: 0.4 in. - 1.6 ft. (1-50 cm) (W)
    Infinity: 9.8 ft. (3 m) - infinity (W, T)
  • Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus
  • Optical ViewfinderNot Available
  • LCD Monitor2.7-inch TFT Colour LCD with wide viewing angle (4:3)
  • LCD PixelsApprox. 230,000 dots
  • LCD CoverageApprox. 100%
  • Shutter Speed

    1-1/2000 sec.
    15-1 sec. (Long Shutter mode)

  • White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
  • Built-in FlashAuto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
  • Flash Exposure CompensationNot available
  • Storage MediaSD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • File FormatDesign rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
  • Image Recording FormatFine
  • Number of Recording Pixels

    Still Images (4:3 Aspect Ratio):
    Large: 5152 x 3864
    Medium 1: 3648 x 2736
    Medium 2: 2048 x 1536
    Small: 640 x 480
    Wide: 5152 x 2896
    Medium: 2560 x 1920 (in Low Light mode)

    HD 1280 x 720: 25 fps
    Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 5 fps / 2.5 fps / 1.25 fps
    Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps

  • Erase Modes

    Select Image, Select Range, Select All Images

    • 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).
    • Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie can be deleted.
  • Video OutNTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Audio OutMonaural (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • OtherSD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
  • Power SourceBattery Pack NB-11LH/NB-11L, AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90
  • Shooting CapacityApprox. 200 shots
    Approx. 255 shots in ECO Mode
  • Operating Temperature32 – 104°F (0 – 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity10–90%
  • Dimensions3.92 x 0.89 x 2.27 in.
    99.6 x 22.6 x 57.6mm
  • WeightApprox. 4.97 oz (141g) including the battery and memory card.
    Approx. 4.37 oz (124g) camera only.