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Canon Powershot SD940 IS Black Digital Camera {12.1 M/P}

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Canon Powershot SD940 IS Black Digital Camera {12.1 M/P} Description


SD940 IS Filled with features such as a 12.1 Megapixel resolution, a 28mm Wide-Angle Lens with 4x Optical Zoom and Canon's Optical Image Stabilizer.
720p HD movie shooting capability plus HDMI output connector for easy playback of video and photos on your HDTV.
Large, crisp 2.7-inch PureColor System LCD with wide viewing angle, great for sharing photos and videos with friends.
Improved Smart AUTO Mode intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 22 predefined shooting situations.

Image Sensor
12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity.

5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm equivalent: 28 (W) - 112 (T) mm)

f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)

Shutter Speed
15-1/1500 sec.; Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1-15 sec.

Burst Rate
.8 fps

Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE lock, Slow Synchro

White Balance
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom

Exposure Modes
Program AE, i-Contrast; AE Lock

Shooting Modes
Auto, Program, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Long Shutter, Stitch Assist, Movie

Movie Mode
Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural) 720P

Color Shooting Options
My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom

Self Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer

Video Output

None LCD Only

2.7-inch TFT color LCD widescreen with wide viewing angle

File Formats
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)

Storage Media
SD/SDHC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card

Power Supply
1. Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-4L
2. AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (optional)(optional)

Computer Connectivity
USB 2.0 or card reader

Operating System Requirements
Windows XP, Vista Mac OS10 and higher.

Dimensions (W x H x D)
3.48 x 2.16 x 0.86 in.
88.5 x 54.8 x 21.8mm

Approx. 120 g (4.23 oz.)

Other Features
Mini-HDMI cable: connection to high definition monitor; Memory card slot: direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

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.



Camera Modes

Shooting Modes:

  • Auto
  • Program
  • Portrait
  • Foliage
  • Snow
  • Beach
  • Sunset
  • Fireworks
  • Aquarium
  • Underwater
  • ISO 3200
  • Indoor
  • Kids & Pets
  • Night Snapshot
  • Color Accent
  • Color Swap
  • Digital Macro
  • Long Shutter
  • Stitch Assist
  • Movie

Photo Effects:

  • My Colors Off
  • Vivid
  • Vivid Blue
  • Vivid Green
  • Vivid Red
  • Neutral
  • Sepia
  • Black & White
  • Positive Film
  • Lighter Skin Tone
  • Darker Skin Tone
  • Custom


Memory Card Supported HC MMCplus, MMCplus, MultiMediaCard (MMC), Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card


Shortest Shutter Speed 1/1500 Second


Image Formats JPEG
Aspect Ratio 16:9


Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
Maximum Video Resolution 1280 x 720
HD Movie Mode Yes
Video Formats QuickTime MOV

Physical Characteristics

Color Black



Battery Information

Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Built-in No
Battery Rechargeable Yes

Display & Graphics

Display Screen Type LCD
Total Camera Resolution 12.4 Megapixel
Display Resolution 230000 Pixel
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixel
Screen Size 2.7"


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

General information

Product Series SD
Product Model SD940 IS
Product Line PowerShot
Manufacturer Part Number 3965B001
Manufacture GTIN 0013803114997
Brand Name Canon


Minimum Focus Distance 1.20"
Focus Modes Auto
Image Stabilization Optical
Optical Zoom 4x
Digital Zoom 4x
Focal Length 5 mm to 20 mm


Platform Supported Mac, PC
Additional Information


  • Auto
  • ISO 80
  • ISO 100
  • ISO 200
  • ISO 400
  • ISO 800
  • ISO 1600

Menu Languages:

  • English
  • German
  • French
  • Dutch
  • Danish
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