• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • APS-C 337.5mm2
  • 20.2 megapixels
  • ISO 100 - 16,000
  • Detailed specifications
  • Canon PowerShot S120
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
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Predecessor: Canon S110
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General
Model Number: S120 7D Mark II
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: Compact Pro SLR
Currently Manufactured: No Yes
Retail Price: $449.99 $2149.00
Street Price: $449.00 $1,208.00
Date Available: 2013-10-15 2014-11-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 7.7 oz (217 g)
includes batteries
49.0 oz (1,388 g)
includes batteries, kit lens
Size: 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(100 x 59 x 29 mm)
5.9 x 4.4 x 3.1 in.
(149 x 112 x 78 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:   Canon
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 20.2
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch APS-C
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 337.5mm2 (22.50mm x 15.00mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 4.11 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a 1.6x
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 3:2
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter: Fixed Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No Yes
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No Yes
DxO Sensor Score: 56 70
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 21.3 22.4
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.9 11.8
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 246 1,082
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, 3:2),
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, Other),
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)
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
3468 x 2432 (8.4 MP, Other),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2),
1920 x 1280 (2.5 MP, 3:2),
720 x 480 (0.3 MP, 3:2),
5472 x 3648 (20.0 MP, 3:2),
4104 x 2736 (11.2 MP, 3:2),
2736 x 1824 (5.0 MP, 3:2)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW, RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 11.8 9.5
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p/120p)
320x240 (240p)
1920x1080 (60p/50p/30p/25p/24p)
1280x720 (60p/50p/30p/25p)
640x480 (30p/25p)
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MP4/MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo AAC/Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder: Yes
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a Canon EF/EF-S
Lens: Canon Zoom Lens Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 24 - 120mm 29 - 216mm
Focal Length (actual): 5.2 - 26mm 18 - 135mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x 7.50x
Aperture Range: f/1.8 (W) / 5.7 (T) - f/8.0 f/3.5 - f/22 (wide) / f/5.6 - f/36 (tele)
Integrated ND Filter: Yes No
Normal Focus Range: 5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
39 cm to Infinity
15.4 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
 
Filter Thread: n/a 67.0mm
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 3-10x available during movie recording only
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect AF: AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed centre or Face Select and Track) OVF: AF-dedicated CMOS sensor, 65-points, all cross-type AF points, center dual cross-type point for f/2.8; Live View: Dual-Pixel CMOS AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No / LCD Optical / LCD
Viewfinder Type:   SLR type; eye-level pentaprism, 100% coverage, 1.0x magnification, 22mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopter, interchangeable focusing screens
Focus Peaking: Yes No
EVF Resolution: n/a n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):   0.63x
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):   1.00x
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No Yes
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 921,600 dots (307,200 px) 1,040,000 dots (346,600 px)
Touchscreen: Yes No
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x 10.0x
Top Deck Display: Yes
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 12800 16000
Minimum ISO (native): 80 100
ISO Settings: Auto with selectable upper limit (400-12800), ISO 80-12800 in 1/3 EV steps Auto, 100 - 16000 in 1/3 or 1EV steps, Expandable to 25600 and 51200
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom (2), Underwater Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy/Twilight/Sunset, Tungsten, White Fluorescent, Flash, Custom, Color Temperature
Shutter Speed Range: 1/2500 - 250 sec 1/8000 - 30 sec
Bulb Mode: No Yes
Exposure Compensation: +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 5.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot; Facial brightness evaluated in Face Detection AF 150K-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor, 252-zone Evaluative, Center-weighted, Partial, Spot
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 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 Three custom settings (C1-C3)
Self Timer: 10, 2, Custom (1-30s (1-10 shots)) seconds 10 or 2 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer): Yes Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes 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 E-TTL II, Manual; wireless slave flash supported via built-in flash
Flash Guide Number (ISO 100): n/a 11.0 m / 36.1 ft.
Flash Range Description: 1.6 ft. – 23 ft. (W), 1.6 – 7.5 ft. Auto ISO: (T) (50cm – 7m (W), (50cm – 2.3m (T)) Lens aperture dependent; GN= 11m (36 ft.) at ISO 100
Max Flash Sync:   1/250
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a Hot Shoe, PC Socket
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:   Full TTL exposure
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC CF1 / SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support: UHS-I UHS-I
Other Memory:   UDMA7/UHS-I compliant
Dual Card Slots: No Yes
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG 14-bit RAW, MRAW, SRAW, RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM) MP4/MOV (Video: H.264 Intra-Frame / Inter-Frame, Audio: Stereo AAC/Linear PCM)
Included Memory: No memory included No memory included
Included Memory Type:    
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes No
NFC: No No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No Yes
Microphone Jack: No Yes
Headphone Jack: No Yes
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 3.0 Super Speed
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No Yes
Remote Control Type:   Optional wired or wireless
Connections (extended): Mini (Type-C) HDMI Mini (Type-C) HDMI, 3.5mm Microphone Jack, 3.5mm Headphoe Jack, N3 Remote Jack
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.94 <0.3
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 1.18 <0.3
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): Unlimited  
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot): 1.31 <0.3
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 11.8 9.5
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 5 103
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.9 9.5
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited 26
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 1.4 9.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): Unlimited 18
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.17 seconds 0.25 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.30 seconds  
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):   0.26 seconds
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):   0.052 seconds
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.262 seconds 0.154 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.71 seconds 0.37 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.095 seconds 0.052 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):   Additional OVF: Full AF, 65-point Auto AF iTR On (default) = 0.398s Full AF, 65-point Auto AF iTR Off = 0.305s Live View: Full AF lag (center)= 0.256s Prefocused = 0.052s
Startup Time: 1.5 seconds 0.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.3 seconds 0.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 6.2 seconds 3.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 230 shots 250 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):   670 shots
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary NB-6LH Proprietary
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable LP-E6N/LP-E6 Lithium-ion rechargeble
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary NB-6LH Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary LP-E6N Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: Yes Yes
Internal Charging Supported: No No
Software
Included Software: Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM Canon Solutions Disc (EOS Utility, ZoomBrowser EX/ImageBrowser, Digital Photo Professional.Picture Style Editor, Movie Edit Task, PhotoStitch, Memory Card utility,)
OS Compatibility: Windows; Mac OS X Windows, Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: DIGIC 6 processor, BSI sensor, f/1.8-5.7 5x lens, built-in Wi-Fi. 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS with Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, up to 10fps burst mode, new 65-point all cross-type AF, 150K-pixel RGB+IR 252-zone metering sensor, Full HD videos up to 60p in ALL-I or IPB codecs.