Canon N Facebook ready

 
Canon PowerShot N Facebook ready front
 
  • 12MP - 1/2.3" Sensor
  • 2.8" Tilting Display
  • ISO 80 - 6400
  • Optical Image Stabilization
  • 1920 x 1080 video
  • 28-224mm (F3.0-5.9) lens
  • 195g - 79 x 60 x 29mm
  • Announced August 2013
  • Read full specs
  • Alternatives
  • Size Comparison
Portability
93
Imaging
38
Features
33
Overall
36

Canon N Facebook ready summary

Canon N Facebook ready is Canon's Small Sensor Compact camera initially announced on August of 2013. It has a 12 MegaPixel, CMOS 1/2.3" sized sensor and has a max resolution of 4000 x 2248.

The N Facebook ready places at #82 out of 261 in Small Sensor Compact cameras and over all #860 out of 1428 for digital cameras in our collection. You should use our Smart camera finder to find camera rankings based on your personalized criteria.

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Canon N Facebook ready family

The Canon N Facebook ready comes with a history of related digital cameras. Underneath, you can view all previous and more recent models along with key specs.

ModelVisualizeLensResolutionSensor SizeReleased
Canon-PowerShot-N-Facebook-ready front thumbnailCanon N Facebook ready28-224mm
F3.0-5.9
12MP1/2.3"2013
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N Facebook ready vs N
28-224mm
F3.0-5.9
12MP1/2.3"2013
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Canon N Facebook ready Pros and Cons

Below is a collection of pros and cons of the Canon N Facebook ready based on things that are often considered crucial in a camera.

display is selfie friendly
great minimum ISO (80)
has built in flash
image stabilization (Optical)
in built lens has zoom (28-224mm 8.0 x zoom)
relatively wide (28mm)
screen is touchscreen
screen size is good (2.8 inch)
tilting screen
video resolution high (1920 x 1080 resolution)
bad battery pack (200 per charge)
doesn't have external microphone support
doesn't have HDMI out
doesn't have headphone support
doesn't have phase detect auto focus
doesn't have RAW support
doesn't have Timelapse mode
external flash not possible
lack of manual mode
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
low frames per second (2.0 fps)
low resolution (12MP)
manual focus not available
no aperture priority
no shutter priority mode
pixelated screen (461 k dots)
sensor is small (1/2.3")
slow at tele end (f5.9)
somewhat slow max aperture (f3.0)
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Canon N Facebook ready Sensor details

The Canon N Facebook ready features the Digic 5 processor. The specification of the sensor on the Canon N Facebook ready is 6.17mm x 4.55mm (1/2.3"). The 28 mm² sensor has the ability to capture 4000 x 2248 pixels at aspect ratios of 1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9. The camera includes Image Stabilization (Optical). In body stabilization is preferable than digital stabilization since the latter can easily cause cropping.

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The CMOS sensor boasts 12MP and has a native ISO range of 80 to 6400. Unfortunately, RAW format is not supported which means that you have less room to maneuver in post.

The graphic below illustrates the N Facebook ready's sensor dimensions compared to other common sizes. The N Facebook ready sensor comes with a crop factor of 5.8 and is displayed in green.

Canon PowerShot N Facebook ready sensor size 400 Megapixel mode coming to Fujifilm GFX 100

To get an understanding of different aspect ratios, you should refer to the visual below.

Camera sensor aspect ratios

Canon N Facebook ready dimensions

Canon N Facebook ready weighs around 0.43 lb (195 gr or 6.88 oz) and the sizing of the camera is 79mm x 60mm x 29mm (3.1" x 2.4" x 1.1"). The weight of typical Small Sensor Compact camera is 174 gr and the Canon N Facebook ready is weightier when compared with other competitors.

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Listed below is a pic of the Canon N Facebook ready alongside a soft drink to help you have a feel for its scale.

Canon PowerShot N Facebook ready dimensions scale

The top view below will illustrate the button layout on the N Facebook ready.

Canon PowerShot N Facebook ready topview buttons dials

Canon N Facebook ready Lens specs

The N Facebook ready includes a fixed lens providing a focal range of 28-224mm making it a 8.0 x zoom which may not be perfect nevertheless it would certainly be invaluable in a few cases.

At the widest 28mm, it offers an aperture of f3.0 which will be quite slow and not ideal in low light conditions and you might struggle to capture good bokeh. You will probably also need to increase the ISO giving you noisy files. For the tele end, 224mm comes with f5.9 making it fairly sluggish and you may need to apply slow shutter speeds.

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Canon N Facebook ready Connectivity

The N Facebook ready has the following connectivity:

  • USB Yes
  • Wireless Yes
  • GPS Yes

Digital cameras which have NFC and Bluetooth support can be used wirelessly via smartphones. You can easily transfer pictures and sometimes change camera settings without connecting directly to the camera.

A few applications even enable a Liveview and hit the shutter if you are not close to the camera. If the camera comes with a HDMI out, it can be attached to an external display. Almost all cameras will allow you to charge the battery pack with the USB socket.

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Canon N Facebook ready Video specs

The max video resolution on the Canon N Facebook ready is 1920 x 1080 and it can capture in H.264 format. 1080p resolution provides a good balance for quality versus file sizes but 1080p will not give you much room to downsample. The camera does not have a mic and headphone port which means you have no control over your sound. It is probably best to shop for another camera if you require good sound in your video clips.

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Canon N Facebook ready Weather Sealing

Canon N Facebook ready does not include environment proofing so wet conditions can easily ruin the camera.

Canon N Facebook ready Display and Viewfinder

The Canon N Facebook ready has a 2.8" tilting screen boasting a resolution of 461k dots.

It possesses a selfie friendly display to shoot self portraits and even group photos if required. Moreover the screen is touch friendly which means that you can easily set focus point as well as adjust settings with your finger.

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The View Finder specs regarding Canon N Facebook ready are below:

  • ViewFinder None

In those bright outdoor situations which make the camera displays washed out and difficult to view, viewfinders will be particularly valuable.

Canon N Facebook ready Shutter specs

Canon N Facebook ready has the ability to shoot continuously at 2.0 fps. The highest shutter speed is 1/2000 sec.

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Canon N Facebook ready Flash and Hot shoe specs

Canon N Facebook ready includes only inbuilt flash lacking external flash support.

Canon N Facebook ready Autofocusing specs

Canon N Facebook ready includes just Contrast Based Autofocus and doesn't have Phase Detect Autofocus. Phase Detection autofocusing is more snappier and accurate when compared with Contrast Based autofocusing.

Canon N Facebook ready has not got manual focusing. Manual focusing mode can be useful for low light scenarios or you want more exact control on depth of field.

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Canon N Facebook ready Battery life

The battery pack (NB-9L) on the Canon N Facebook ready is designed to last for 200 shutters as per the CIPA requirements making it lower compared to its competition. The usual Small Sensor Compact camera battery life is 241. Fujifilm X30 features the maximum (470) battery life for this class of cameras.

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Canon N Facebook ready for various styles of photography

The following chart indicates a outline of the Canon N Facebook ready for various styles of photography. To check out more, visit the specific paragraph below.

Canon N Facebook ready Portrait photography highlights

The Canon N Facebook ready gets a score of 22 which is terrible, meaning that it is not really appropriate to use for portrait images. Taking portraits favors heavily to sensor specs, support for RAW files together with the flexibility to utilize external lighting.

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focusing manually not possible
no manual exposure
cannot use external flash
sensor resolution not great (12MP)
tiny sensor (1/2.3")
lack of RAW format

Canon N Facebook ready Street photography information

Getting a nice score of 66, the Canon N Facebook ready is a respectable pick to use in street photography. A good street photography camera comes with a good balance of image quality and portability.

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tilting screen
has image stabilization (Optical)
small sensor (1/2.3")
lacks RAW files

Canon N Facebook ready Sports photography features

A terrible sports photography rating of 26 means the Canon N Facebook ready is not really appropriate for photographing sports. A camera really should have good focusing plus shutter speeds for sports photography.

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has image stabilization (Optical)
slow fps (2.0 frames/s)
no shutter priority mode
sensor resolution low (12MP)
sensor is very small (1/2.3")
terrible battery (200 shots)
has no phase detect auto focus

Canon N Facebook ready Travel photography factors

Portability is really crucial in buying a travel camera. All things considered, the Canon N Facebook ready gets a above average 61 for a travelling camera which makes it a good fit to buy for your holidays.

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flash built-in
selfie friendly screen
fairly wide (28mm)
lack of Timelapse recording
bad battery power (200 per charge)
megapixel count low (12 megapixels)
sluggish max aperture (f3.0)

Canon N Facebook ready as a Landscape photography camera

For those who are planning to pick a camera for landscape pictures, the most significant aspect is going to be image quality. The Canon N Facebook ready at it's terrible grade of 37 for a landscape camera is not really appropriate amongst its competition.

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decently wide (28mm)
screen is a good size (2.8 inch)
built in image stabilization (Optical)
no manual focus
lens is fixed (fixed lens mount)
slow max aperture (f3.0)
manual exposure not available
low resolution (12 megapixels)
sensor size is small (1/2.3")
doesn't have RAW files
not so great battery (200 CIPA)
no Timelapse recording

Canon N Facebook ready Vlogging info

A camera for vlogging should really have a articulating screen, mic port and if possible image stabilization. Taking all things into account, the Canon N Facebook ready is a good fit for vlogging as it receives a above average score of 73.

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decently wide (28mm)
screen is selfie friendly
touchscreen functionality
has image stabilization (Optical)
high quality video (1920 x 1080 pxls)
slow max aperture (f3.0)
does not have microphone port

Canon N Facebook ready Alternatives

If you are shopping for alternatives to the N Facebook ready, here is a number of the top placed cameras that fall into the class of Small Sensor Compact.

The line graph below offers you an overview of the N Facebook ready vs it's highest ranking rivals listed previously.

There are more cameras you may regard as alternate options. To go through a full comparison, visit the "compare" link.

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Specifications

General Information
Brand
Canon
Model type
Canon PowerShot N Facebook ready
Type
Small Sensor Compact
Announced
2013-08-22
Physical type
Compact
Sensor Information
Sensor type
CMOS
Chip
Digic 5
Sensor size
1/2.3"
Sensor measurements
6.17 x 4.55mm
Sensor area
28.1mm²
Sensor resolution
12MP
Anti alias filter
Aspect ratio
1:1, 4:3, 3:2 and 16:9
Max resolution
4000 x 2248
RAW format
Max native ISO
6400
Lowest native ISO
80
Autofocusing
Manual focusing
Touch to focus
Continuous AF
AF single
AF tracking
Selective AF
AF center weighted
AF multi area
AF live view
Face detect focusing
Contract detect focusing
Phase detect focusing
Cross type focus points
0
Lens
Lens mount type
fixed lens
Lens zoom range
28-224mm (8.0x)
Highest aperture
f/3.0-5.9
Macro focusing range
1cm
Focal length multiplier
5.8
Screen
Type of display
Tilting
Display diagonal
2.8 inch
Resolution of display
461k dots
Selfie friendly
Liveview
Touch friendly
Display tech
PureColor II G touch
Viewfinder Information
Viewfinder type
None
DXO scores
DXO Overall rating
not tested
DXO Color Depth rating
not tested
DXO Dynamic range rating
not tested
DXO Low light rating
not tested
Features
Min shutter speed
15 seconds
Max shutter speed
1/2000 seconds
Continuous shutter rate
2.0fps
Shutter priority
Aperture priority
Expose Manually
Change WB
Image stabilization
Integrated flash
External flash
AE bracketing
White balance bracketing
Exposure
Multisegment
Average
Spot
Partial
AF area
Center weighted
Video features
Supported video resolutions
1920 x 1080 (24 fps), 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30, 120 fps), 320 x 240 ( 240 fps)
Max video resolution
1920x1080
Video data format
H.264
Microphone support
Headphone support
Connectivity
Wireless
Built-In
Bluetooth
NFC
HDMI
USB
USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
GPS
Optional
Physical
Environmental sealing
Water proofing
Dust proofing
Shock proofing
Crush proofing
Freeze proofing
Weight
195 grams (0.43 lbs)
Dimensions
79 x 60 x 29mm (3.1" x 2.4" x 1.1")
Other
Battery life
200 photos
Form of battery
Battery Pack
Battery ID
NB-9L
Self timer
Yes (2 or 10 sec)
Time lapse feature
Storage type
microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC
Card slots
Single
Retail pricing
$299