Canon SX120 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SX120 IS 
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General
Model Number: SX120 IS 
Camera Format: Mid-Sized 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $249.99
Street Price: $214.97
Date Available: 2009-09-15
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Weight: 10.7 oz (302 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 4.4 x 2.8 x 1.8 in.
(111 x 70 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2048 (7.5 MP, Other),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
2272 x 1704 (3.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.3
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30
Movie Audio: Yes 
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 10.30
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.5" 
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD 
Effective Megapixels: 10.00 
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 360 mm
Zoom Ratio: 10.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Manual Focus: Yes 
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 1 - 50 cm
0.4 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) / f/4.3 (T) - f/8.0 
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No 
Viewfinder Type:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No 
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD Size (inches): 3.0
LCD Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen:  
Articulating LCD: No 
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* (*3200 in special scene mode)
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom 
Shutter Speed Range: 15 - 1/2500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot (spot metering at center), Face Detect AE 
Program AE: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Creative Exposure Modes: Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200), Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Night Scene 
Self Timer: 1 - 30 seconds
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro  
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 50 cm - 4.0 m (W), 1.0 cm - 2.5 m (T) (1.6 - 13 ft. (W), 3.3 - 8.2 ft. (T)) 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC 
Memory Included (MB): 128.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No 
Movie File Format: AVI (Motion JPEG) 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: DC input 
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM 
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS 
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA 
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable or NiMH rechargeable 
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables
Battery Charger Included: No 
CIPA Rating: 370
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Face and Motion Detection, Smart Auto, Intelligent Contrast Correction. 

 


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