• 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 112.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/2.3 inch 28.1mm2
  • 16.2 megapixels
  • 25.00mm - 125.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot A1200
  • Samsung DV150F
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General
Model Number: A1200 DV150F
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Ultra Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $109.99 $149.99
Street Price: $101.31 $229.95
Date Available: 2011-03-05 2013-03-30
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.5 oz (185 g)
includes batteries
4.1 oz (116 g)
Size: 3.8 x 2.5 x 1.2 in.
(98 x 63 x 31 mm)
3.8 x 2.2 x 0.7 in.
(96 x 55 x 18 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 16.2
Sensor Format: 1/2.3 inch 1/2.3 inch
Sensor size: 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm) 28.0735mm2 (6.17mm x 4.55mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.54 microns 1.34 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 16:9 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:    
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score:    
DxO Color Depth Score (bits):    
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs):    
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso):    
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2816 x 2112 (5.9 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
4608 x 3456 (15.9 MP, 4:3),
4608 x 3072 (14.2 MP, 3:2),
4608 x 2592 (11.9 MP, 16:9),
3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
1984 x 1488 (3.0 MP, 4:3),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3) JPEG (EXIF 2.21)
Continuous-mode frames/second: n/a n/a
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1280x720 (24/​6/​3/​1.5)
640x480 (30/​6/​3/​1.5)
320x240 (30)
1280x720 (30p/​15p)
640x480 (30p/​15p)
320x240 (30p/​15p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural)) MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio : AAC)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Samsung Zoom
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 112mm 25 - 125mm
Focal Length (actual): 5 - 20mm 4.5 - 22.5mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T) f/2.5(W) / f/6.3(T) - ??
Integrated ND Filter: No No
Normal Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
80 cm to Infinity
31.5 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
5 - 80 cm
2.0 - 31.5 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: No No
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 5x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect with Face Detection TTL contrast detection (Center AF, Multi AF, Object Tracking AF, Face Detection AF)
Auto Focus Assist Light? No No
Manual Focus: No No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Optical / LCD LCD
Viewfinder Type: Real-image Optical Viewfinder  
Focus Peaking: No No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.7 2.7
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots  
Touchscreen: No No
Articulating Screen: No Yes
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No Yes
Max Playback Zoom:    
Top Deck Display:
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):    
Minimum ISO (native):    
ISO Settings: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600. Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom
Shutter Speed Range: 1/1600 - 15 sec 1/2000 - 8 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Center-weighted, Spot (center) Multi, Center-weighted, Spot, Face Detection AE
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: No No
Shutter Priority: No No
Full Manual Exposure: No No
Creative Exposure Modes: SCN: Blur Reduction, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter4 Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter; Creative Filters: Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect; Discreet, Movie: Standard, Miniature Effect Scene (TBD), Self Shot, Photo Filter, Beauty Shot, Split Shot, Motion Photo, Jump Shot, Children, Close up, Beauty Palette, Magic Frame, Live Panorama, Night Shot
Self Timer: 2, 10, Custom seconds 2, 10, or Double seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):    
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off Auto, Auto & Red-eye reduction, Fill-in flash, Slow sync, Flash Off, Red-eye fix
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: Auto ISO: 12 in.-13 ft. (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (T)/30cm-4.0m (W), 50cm-2.0m (T) TBD
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:    
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC microSD / microSDHC / microSDXC
UHS Support:    
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: No No
Uncompressed Format:    
Movie File Format: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural)) MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio : AAC)
Included Memory: No memory included 0.0 MB
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: No Yes
NFC: No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended):   Built-in Wi-Fi
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution):    
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames):    
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):    
Camera penalizes early shutter press?
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution):    
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution):    
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames):    
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps):    
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames):    
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid):    
Shutter lag (full AF, tele):    
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus):    
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash):    
Shutter Lag (prefocused):    
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time:    
Play -> Record Time:    
Flash cycle time, full power:    
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 200 shots (Alkaline AA)  
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA Proprietary BP70A
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline, Lithium disposables; NiMH rechargeables Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA Alkaline disposables 1 x Proprietary BP70A Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): No Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
Software
Included Software: Canon software suite iLauncher
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS  
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Optical viewfinder, Smart AUTO, 720p HD videos, new Discreet mode disables sound and flash, Creative Filters. Available in silver and black. Dual View with 1.5-inch front LCD, 2.7-inch rear LCD, Smart Camera 2.0, 720p movies, Built-in Wi-Fi. Available in plum, lime green and light pink. Preliminary specifications, subject to change.