Canon S120 Review

 
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Model Name: Canon PowerShot S120 
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General
Model Number: S120
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: Yes
Retail Price: $449.99
Street Price: $440.33
Date Available: 2013-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.7 oz (217 g)
includes batteries
Weight With Batteries? Yes
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(100 x 59 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2664 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
2816 x 1880 (5.3 MP, Other),
2816 x 1584 (4.5 MP, 16:9),
2112 x 2112 (4.5 MP, 1:1),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1064 (1.7 MP, 3:2),
1200 x 1200 (1.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1),
2400 x 3000 (7.2 MP, Other),
1696 x 2112 (3.6 MP, Other),
960 x 1200 (1.2 MP, Other),
384 x 480 (0.2 MP, Other)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.8
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080, 1280x720, 640x480, 320x240
Movie Frame Rate: 60p/30p, 30p, 30p/120p, 240p
CMOS Sensor (Megapixels): 12.80
CMOS Size (inches): 1/1.7 inch
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Sensor Type: CMOS
Effective Megapixels: 12.10
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: Yes
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / 5.7 (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: 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: Yes
Articulating LCD: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
ISO Settings: Auto with selectable upper limit (400-12800), ISO 80-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom (2), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 250 - 1/2500
Exp Adj Range (EV): +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot; Facial brightness evaluated in Face Detection AF
Program AE: Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN: Portrait, Smart Shutter, Star (Star Nightscape, Star Trails, Star Time-Lapse Movie), Handheld Night Scene, Underwater, Snow, Fireworks; Creative Filters: High Dynamic Range, Nostalgic, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Background Defocus, Soft Focus, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect
Self Timer: 10, 2, Custom (1-30s (1-10 shots)) seconds
Flash
Built-in 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: 1.6 ft. – 23 ft. (W), 1.6 – 7.5 ft. Auto ISO: (T) (50cm – 7m (W), (50cm – 2.3m (T))
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
CCD Raw Format: Yes
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes
Video Mode (NTSC/PAL): Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
Other Connection: Mini (Type-C) HDMI
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility: Windows; Mac OS X
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6LH
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6LH Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes
CIPA Rating: 230
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: DIGIC 6 processor, BSI sensor, f/1.8-5.7 5x lens, built-in Wi-Fi.

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