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Canon Powershot SD790 and SD770(IXUS 90 and IXUS 85)

Canon has released two new compact digital camera. The Powershot SD790 and SD770 come with 10 Megapixel 1/2.3" CCD DIGIC III with Noise Reduction Technology image sensor. Featuring Face Detection Technology, these two digital camera equipped with 3x optical zoom lens with optical Image Stabilizer (IS).

Canon Powershot SD790 and SD770 share the same specifications. The only difference beween this two camera is:
LCD Screen: SD790 ( 3"). SD770(2.5")
Viewfinder: SD790 ( No). SD770(Yes)
The other difference is weight and dimension which is less important.
Canon Powershot SD790 and SD770(IXUS 90 and IXUS 85)
Canon Powershot SD790 and SD770(IXUS 90 and IXUS 85) Specifications

Sensor : 1/2.3” CCD, Approx.10.0M effective pixels
Image sizes: 3648 x 2736, 2816 x 2112, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 3648 x 2048,
Movie clips: 640 x 480, 30fps/30fps(LP), 320 x 240, 30fps, 160 x 120, 15fps
File formats: JPEG, AVI [Motion JPEG compression + WAVE (monaural)] WAVE (monaural)
Lens: 6.2 – 18.6 mm (35mm equivalent: 35 – 105mm), Optical 3x, f/2.8 – f/4.9
Image stabilization: Yes (shift-type)
Conversion lenses: No
Digital zoom: 4x
AF area modes: AiAF (9-point), 1-point AF
AF assist lamp: Yes
Focus distance: 3cm macro
Metering: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
ISO sensitivity: AUTO, High ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Exposure compensation: ± 2EV, 1/3EV steps
Shutter speed: 1/60 - 1/1500 sec, 15 - 1/1500 sec
Aperture: f/2.8 – f/4.9
Modes: Auto, Manual, Digital Macro, Portrait, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist, Special Scene
Scene modes: Kids & Pets, Indoor, Sunset, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200
White balance: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Self timer 2, 10 sec
Continuous shooting: 1.4 shots/sec
Flash: Auto, Manual Flash On / Off, Slow Sync Speed, Red-Eye Reduction, Flash Exposure Compensation, Flash Exposure Lock
Flash range: 30cm - 3.5m (W) / 2.0m (T)
LCD Screen: 3.0" PureColor LCD II (TFT)Powershot SD790 (IXUS 90), • 2.5” PureColor LCD II (TFT)Powershot SD770 (IXUS 85)
Storage: SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus, 32MB memory card supplied
Power: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-5L, optional AC adapter


  1. SD790 is a really popluar digital cam right now.

    I just discovered that I can find it as low as $135 at