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Canon Powershot A85 Digital Camera {4.0 M/P}

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Canon Powershot A85 Digital Camera {4.0 M/P} Description


Canon PowerShot A85 4 Megapixel Compact Camera - 1.8" LCD - 3x Optical Zoom - 3.6x - 32 MB CompactFlash (CF) Card Included - 2272 x 1704 Image - 640 x 480 Video - PictBridge

The high performance PowerShot A85 is a camera that offers you a higher level creativity and convenience. Its 4.0 Megapixel CCD renders every shot in unstinting detail. And the sleekly designed PowerShot A85 is loaded with highly advanced features like Special Scene Modes that make this the camera that lets you shoot the pictures you've always imagined.



Audio Formats WAV

Built-in Devices

Built-in Devices Microphone, Speaker


Camera Modes

Shooting Modes:

  • Auto
  • Creative Zone
  • Portrait
  • Landscape
  • Night Scene
  • Fast Shutter
  • Slow Shutter
  • Stitch Assist
  • Movies

Scene Modes:

  • Foliage
  • Snow
  • Beach
  • Fireworks
  • Underwater
  • Indoor


Memory Card Supported CompactFlash (CF) Card


Viewfinder Type Optical


ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 50
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/2000 Second
Exposure Control
  • Program AE
  • Aperture Priority AE
  • Shutter Priority AE
  • Manual

Physical Characteristics

Height 2.5"


Image Formats JPEG


Maximum Frame Rate 15 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 640 x 480
HD Movie Mode No
Video Formats Motion JPEG (AVI)


Analog Video Out Yes
PictBridge Yes

Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 4
Battery Built-in No
Battery Chemistry Alkaline
Battery Size Supported AA

Display & Graphics

Image Sensor Size 1/2.7" (0.21" x 0.17")
Display Screen Type LCD
Image Sensor Type CCD
Total Camera Resolution 4.2 Megapixel
Display Resolution 118000 Pixel
White Balance Modes
  • Auto
  • Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Tungsten
  • Fluorescent
  • Fluorescent H
  • Custom
Effective Camera Resolution 4 Megapixel
Screen Size 1.8"


Built-in Flash Yes
Built-in Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash OFF, Flash ON, Red-eye Reduction

General information

Product Series A
Product Model A85
Product Line PowerShot
Manufacturer Part Number 9367A001
Brand Name Canon


Minimum Focus Distance 1.97"
Focal Length (35mm Equivalent) 35 mm to 105 mm
Focus Modes Auto
Wide Angle Yes
Optical Zoom 3x
Digital Zoom 3.6x
Focal Length 5.40 mm to 16.20 mm


Green Compliance Certificate/Authority ENERGY STAR, RoHS
Certifications & Standards
  • FCC
  • Canadian ICES-003
Language Supported Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Spanish, Swedish
Platform Supported Mac, PC
Green Compliant Yes
Features Blink Detection, Continuous Shooting Mode, Self-timer
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