LCD and Viewfinder
Canon SD780 IS has a Fixed Type 2.5" LCD screen with a resolution of 230k dots. At only 2.5", the screen is on the smaller side and 230kdot resolution is lower than most of the recent models in this class.
SD780 IS has a built-in Optical (tunnel) viewfinder.
Max Shutter speed
Canon SD780 IS can shoot continuously at max speed of 1 fps
and has max shutter speed of 1/1500 sec
Unfortunately SD780 IS doesn't have an external flash shoe so you are limited with the built-in flash.
Canon SD780 IS features a Contrast Detection autofocusing system. The AF system has 9 points to choose from. Canon SD780 IS also features Face detection AF
where it intelligently detects the faces in the frame and locks the focus automatically.
With Canon SD780 IS, you can record your videos at a highest resolution of 1280 x 720 at 30 fps and save in MPEG-4 and H.264 formats. 1280 x 720 is a low video resolution by todays standards. If video quality is important for you, we recommend you to look at cameras with Full HD, even better 4K / Ultra-HD resolution
SD780 IS has a built-in Mono microphone and a None speaker.
Canon SD780 IS doesn't have any connections for external microphones and headphones. If you need a Compact camera with external microphone connectivity, consider or in a similar price range.
Connectivity and Storage
You can connect SD780 IS to compatible devices via its HDMI port or USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec) port.
Canon SD780 IS Features Compared to Main Competitors