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PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200
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With a digital camera all the pictures you make are stored digitally, which means you can instantly view a picture after you have taken it and take as many pictures as you like, without having to buy new films all the time. It is easy to download the pictures from your camera to your computer, either at home or at the shop and edit them before printing. Once they are on your computer, you can easily share your pics with the rest of the world by putting them on-line, or e-mailing them to friends.
digital cameras
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Included since: 15 Jul 2005
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Info modified on: 11 May 2016 15:41:49
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Long product name Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200:
The short editorial description of Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200
PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200

Marketing text Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200

The official marketing text of Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200 as supplied by the manufacturer
The easy-to-use yet versatile 4.0 Megapixel PowerShot A85 delivers
superb quality images from the second you switch it on. Selectable scene modes cover everything from the beach to the ski slope.


4.0 Megapixel sensor
3x optical zoom
Canon Visionary Technology
13 shooting modes
Up to 3-minute movie clips
9-point AiAF
PictBridge/Canon Direct Print compatible
Print/Share button

How can a camera this good be this easy?

Impress with ease
Canon has combined some of the world's most advanced digital imaging technology with sixty years of optical heritage to deliver the deceptively simple PowerShot A85: a camera that could not be easier to use, yet with features you can indulge your creative urge with.

Images that shine
Every function on the PowerShot A85 works with you to help take great photos. The 4.0 Megapixel CCD sensor provides enough power to capture every nuance of every shot. Canon Visionary Technologies combine in the form of a superb quality lens and super fast processor to ensure accurate, high clarity image rendering. To speed up focusing and optimise exposures, the camera's iSAPs system analyses the scene and makes setting adjustments even before the shutter release is pressed.

All situations covered
The PowerShot A85 has a 3x optical zoom to close in on the action, giving you greater scope to get the desired composition. From fully automatic 'point-and-shoot' to completely manual 'total creative control', 13 shooting modes cover every situation. A special 'Scene Mode' gives you access to 6 additional pre-programmed modes including 'foliage', 'beach' and 'fireworks'. The 9-point AiAF ensures beautifully crisp results - even with off-centre subjects.

Directing movies
Take up to 3-minute movie clips, complete with sound recording, fun playback and in-camera editing on the large 1.8" LCD monitor. For very high definition playback on a TV, the camera can also record up to 30 second VGA clips.

Print and share at home
The Print/Share button makes PC-free home printing to any PictBridge or Canon Direct Print compatible printer a breeze. When the camera is connected via USB cable to any PictBridge or Direct Print compatible photo printer, or Windows PC, a blue light illuminates in the Print/Share button to indicate successful connection.

Pushing the button when illuminated instigates a print of the image currently displayed image (based on the connected printer's default settings) or an automatic transfer of images to the PC.1 The camera transfers all images, all images not yet transferred, or all images marked for transfer, depending on the user setting selected in the Camera's set up options.

1Requires application software provided to be loaded on the PC and camera pre-settings to be selected.

Getting connected
Online sharing is easy with 100 MB free storage space on CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. With Canon's ZoomBrowser EX (for Windows) and ImageBrowser (for Macintosh) you can arrange photo albums, crop photographs and adjust contrast and brightness with ease.

Accessories extend the enjoyment
A range of accessories are available to help you get more out of your camera. These include wide and tele converter lenses, a rechargeable NiMH Battery and Charger Kit and a waterproof case (down to a depth of 40m).
Short summary description Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200:
This short summary of the Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200 data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Canon PowerShot PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200, Red-eye reduction, 640 x 480 pixels, LCD, Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH), 0 - 40 °C, 10 - 90%
Long summary description Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200 based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Canon PowerShot A85 4Mpix+Battery NB4-200, PowerShot. Megapixel: 3 MP. Optical zoom: 3x, Digital zoom: 3.6x. Flash modes: Red-eye reduction. Maximum video resolution: 640 x 480 pixels. Display: LCD, Display diagonal: 4.57 cm (1.8")
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Picture quality
The number (in millions) of light-sensitive picture elements known as pixels actually used by the camera's image sensor (CCD) to record light, and which are reflected to the final number of recorded pixels stored on the memory card.
3 MP
Lens system
Optical zoom*
Indicates the optical zoom capacity, which is the number of times that the picture can be enlarged with the optics of the camera.
Digital zoom*
Indicates the digital zoom capacity, the number of times that the picture is enlarged thanks to digital technology.
Flash modes*
Different modes for a camera flash which are manually/automatically activated e.g. auto-flash mode, flash on with red eye reduction.
Red-eye reduction
Video recording*
Recording moving visual images.
Maximum video resolution*
This is the maximum resolution of video images. Resolution is a measure of the degree of detail visible.
640 x 480 pixels
The description of display that can includes display type, resolution, size etc.
Display diagonal*
Size of the display for this product, measured diagonally, usually in inches.
4.57 cm (1.8")
Ports & interfaces
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
USB (Mini-B, PTP)
A/V output (PAL/NTSC)
Battery technology*
The type of battery in the device, e.g. nickel–cadmium (NiCd).
Nickel-Metal Hydride (NiMH)
Power requirements
4x Size-AA Alkaline or NiMH Batteries
Operational conditions
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
0 - 40°C
Operating relative humidity (H-H)
10 - 90%
Weight & dimensions
Weight *
Weight of the product without packaging (net weight). If possible, the net weight is given including standard accessories and supplies. Please note that sometimes the manufacturer leaves out the weight of accessories and/or supplies.
200 g
Packaging content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
ZoomBrowser EX (PhotoRecord) / ImageBrowser
TWAIN (Windows 98 / 2000), WIA (Windows Me)
ArcSoft PhotoImpression, ArcSoft VideoImpression
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Dimensions of the product (Width x Depth x Height).
101 x 64 x 31.5 mm
Compatible operating systems
List of desktop operating systems tested as compatible with this product.
Windows 98(including SE) / 2000 / Me / XP
OS 9.0 – 9.2, OS X v10.1 - v10.3
Interface ports to connect pieces of equipment. USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the most popular wired interface to connect peripherals. USB 2.0 supports speeds up to 480 Mbit/s (USB 1: 12 Mbit/s). The interface FireWire is also known as the IEEE 1394 standard. Enhanced IDE (EIDE)is sometimes referred to as Fast ATA, Fast IDE or ATA-2.
Lens system
Type of lens in this product, expressed as its characteristics including lens, zoom capability, focal length, 35 mm equivalent focal length, and aperture range.
9 elements in 7 groups (1 aspherical element)
Data compression