Canon SX200 IS Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS 
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
General
Model Number: SX200 IS
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $349.99
Street Price: $266.99
Date Available: 2009-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.8 oz (220 g)
Weight With Batteries? No
Size: 4.1 x 2.4 x 1.5 in.
(103 x 60 x 38 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 1.0
Movie Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 30, 30, 30
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 12.40
CCD Size (inches): 1/2.3 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type: CCD
Effective Megapixels: 12.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 336 mm
Zoom Ratio: 12.00x
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: 0 - 50 cm
0.0 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/3.4 (W) / f/4.3 (T) - f/8
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: No
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto, High ISO 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 - 1/3200
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: Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist), Super Macro, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot
Self Timer: 2 or 10 seconds
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Manual, Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Guide Number (Meters): n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 1.6-9.8 ft./50cm-3.0m (W), 3.3-6.6 ft./1-2.0m (T)
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: MOV (video: H.264, audio:PCM)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed
Other Connection: HDMI
Included Software: Canon software suite
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-5L
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-5L Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 280
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Motion Detection, HDMI Output. Available in black, blue and red.

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