• 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 28.00mm - 200.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • 1/1.7 inch 43.3mm2
  • 12.1 megapixels
  • 24.00mm - 120.00mm (35mm eq.)
  • Detailed specifications
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  • Canon PowerShot S120
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Predecessor:   Canon S110
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General
Model Number: LF1 S120
Alternate Model Number(s):    
Camera Format: EVF Compact
Currently Manufactured: No No
Retail Price: $499.99 $449.99
Street Price: $247.99 $449.00
Date Available: 2013-06-30 2013-10-15
Tripod Mount: Yes Yes
Weight: 6.8 oz (192 g)
includes batteries
7.7 oz (217 g)
includes batteries
Size: 4.0 x 2.4 x 1.1 in.
(103 x 62 x 28 mm)
3.9 x 2.3 x 1.1 in.
(100 x 59 x 29 mm)
Waterproof: No No
Waterproof Depth: n/a n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CMOS CMOS
Sensor Manufacturer:    
Effective Megapixels: 12.1 12.1
Sensor Format: 1/1.7 inch 1/1.7 inch
Sensor size: 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm) 43.32mm2 (7.6mm x 5.7mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.90 microns 1.90 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3 4:3
Color Filter Type: RGBG RGBG
Anti Aliasing Filter:   Fixed
Self-Cleaning: No No
Sensor shift image stabilization: No No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No No
DxO Sensor Score: 52 56
DxO Color Depth Score (bits): 20.8 21.3
DxO Dynamic Range Score (evs): 11.6 11.9
DxO Maximum Effective ISO Score (iso): 211 246
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 4000 x 3000 (12.0 MP, 4:3),
4000 x 2672 (10.7 MP, 3:2),
4000 x 2248 (9.0 MP, 16:9),
2992 x 2992 (9.0 MP, 1:1),
3264 x 2448 (8.0 MP, 4:3),
3264 x 2176 (7.1 MP, 3:2),
3264 x 1840 (6.0 MP, Other),
2448 x 2448 (6.0 MP, 1:1),
2560 x 1920 (4.9 MP, 4:3),
2560 x 1712 (4.4 MP, 3:2),
2560 x 1440 (3.7 MP, 16:9),
1920 x 1920 (3.7 MP, 1:1),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1360 (2.8 MP, Other),
1920 x 1080 (2.1 MP, 16:9),
1536 x 1536 (2.4 MP, 1:1),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3),
640 x 424 (0.3 MP, Other),
640 x 360 (0.2 MP, 16:9),
480 x 480 (0.2 MP, 1:1)
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)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF v2.3), MPO, RAW, RAW+JPEG JPEG (EXIF 2.3), RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Continuous-mode frames/second: 10.0 11.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes Yes
Movie Resolution: 1920x1080 (60i/30p)
1280x720 (60p/30p)
640x480 (30p)
1920x1080 (60p/30p)
1280x720 (30p)
640x480 (30p/120p)
320x240 (240p)
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Composite Video Out: Yes Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: No Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out: Yes Yes
HD Video Connection: HDMI HDMI
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a n/a
Lens: LEICA DC VARIO-SUMMICRON; 10 elements in 8 groups (4 Aspherical Lenses / 7 Aspherical surfaces) Canon Zoom Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 28 - 200mm 24 - 120mm
Focal Length (actual): 6 - 42.8mm 5.2 - 26mm
Zoom Ratio: 7.10x 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.0 - 8.0 (W) / f/5.9 - 8.0 (T) Multistage Iris Diaphram f/1.8 (W) / 5.7 (T) - f/8.0
Integrated ND Filter: No Yes
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 in to Infinity
5 cm to Infinity
2.0 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 3 cm to Infinity
1.2 in to Infinity
3 - 50 cm
1.2 - 19.7 in
Filter Thread: n/a n/a
Thread Type: n/a n/a
Optical Image Stabilization: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom: Yes Yes
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x Up to 4x
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detection: Face / AF Tracking / 23-area / 1-area modes Contrast Detect AF: AiAF (Face Detection / 9-point), 1-point AF (Any position is available, fixed centre or Face Select and Track)
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes Yes
Manual Focus: Yes Yes
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: EVF / LCD No / LCD
Viewfinder Type: Color EVF; 0.20-inch, 200K-dot effective, 100% coverage  
Focus Peaking: No Yes
EVF Resolution: 200,000 dots n/a
Viewfinder Magnification (35mm equivalent):    
Viewfinder Magnification (nominal/claimed):    
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes No
Rear Display: Yes Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 3.0 3.0
Rear Display Resolution: 920,000 dots (307,000 px) 921,600 dots (307,200 px)
Touchscreen: No Yes
Articulating Screen: No No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No No
Selfie Screen: No No
Max Playback Zoom:   10.0x
Top Deck Display: No
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native): 6400 12800
Minimum ISO (native): 80 80
ISO Settings: Auto, iISO, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400, 12800 (Extended) Auto with selectable upper limit (400-12800), ISO 80-12800 in 1/3 EV steps
Auto ISO Mode: Yes Yes
White Balance Settings: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Incandescent, White Set Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom (2), Underwater
Shutter Speed Range: 1/4000 - 250 sec 1/2500 - 250 sec
Bulb Mode: No No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps +/- 3.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Intelligent Multiple, Center Weighted, Spot Evaluative, Centre-weighted average, Spot; Facial brightness evaluated in Face Detection AF
Program Auto Exposure: Yes Yes
Aperture Priority: Yes Yes
Shutter Priority: Yes Yes
Full Manual Exposure: Yes Yes
Creative Exposure Modes: Panorama, Scene (Portrait, Soft Skin, Scenery, Sports, Night Portrait, Night Scenery, Handheld Night Shot, Food, Baby1, Baby2, Pet, Sunset, Glass Through, HDR, Starry Sky, 3D Photo), Creative Control (Expressive, Retro, High Key, Low Key, Sepia, Dynamic Monochrome, Impressive Art, High Dynamic, Cross Process, Toy Effect, Miniature Effect, Soft Focus, Star Filter, One Point Color, Old Days) 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: 2 or 10 seconds 10, 2, Custom (1-30s (1-10 shots)) seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):   Yes
High Resolution Composite: No No
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto/Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync./Red-eye Reduction, Forced Off, Digital Red-eye Correction 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 (ISO 100): n/a n/a
Flash Range Description: ISO Auto: 0.6 - 7.0m (Wide), 0.8 - 2.3m (Tele) 1.6 ft. – 23 ft. (W), 1.6 – 7.5 ft. Auto ISO: (T) (50cm – 7m (W), (50cm – 2.3m (T))
Max Flash Sync:    
Flash Exposure Compensation:   +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3EV steps
External Flash Connection: n/a n/a
Built-In Wireless Flash Control:    
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC / SDXC SD / SDHC / SDXC
UHS Support:   UHS-I
Other Memory:    
Dual Card Slots: No No
RAW Capture Support: Yes Yes
Uncompressed Format: RAW, RAW+JPEG RAW (.CR2), RAW+JPEG
Movie File Format: AVCHD or MP4, with stereo sound MOV (Image: H.264, Audio: Stereo Linear PCM)
Included Memory: 87.0 MB No memory included
Included Memory Type: built-in memory  
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-Fi: Yes Yes
NFC: Yes No
Bluetooth: No No
Built-In GPS: No No
Microphone Jack: No No
Headphone Jack: No No
External Connections: USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi USB 2.0 High Speed,WiFi
PictBridge Compliant: Yes Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes Yes
Remote Control: No No
Remote Control Type:    
Connections (extended): Micro (Type D) HDMI, AV/USB Multi Mini (Type-C) HDMI
Performance Timing
Cycle time for JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame, max resolution): 0.56 0.94
Cycle time for RAW shooting in single shot mode (seconds per frame): 0.59 1.18
Buffer size for RAW shooting in single shot mode (frames): 7 Unlimited
Cycle time for RAW+JPEG shooting in single shot mode (seconds per shot):   1.31
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No No
JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps, max resolution): 10.0 11.8
Buffer size for JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames, max resolution): 12 5
RAW shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 1.9
Buffer size for RAW shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 Unlimited
RAW+JPEG shooting speed in burst mode (fps): 10.0 1.4
Buffer Size for RAW+JPEG shooting in burst mode (frames): 10 Unlimited
Shutter lag (full AF, wide/mid): 0.25 seconds 0.17 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, tele): 0.25 seconds 0.30 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter lag (prefocused, live view - DSLR):    
Shutter Lag (manual focus): 0.305 seconds 0.262 seconds
Shutter lag (full AF, with flash): 0.44 seconds 0.71 seconds
Shutter Lag (prefocused): 0.009 seconds 0.095 seconds
Shutter Lag (notes):    
Startup Time: 1.5 seconds 1.5 seconds
Play -> Record Time: 1.0 seconds 1.3 seconds
Flash cycle time, full power: 3.1 seconds 6.2 seconds
Power
Battery Life, Stills (CIPA Rating Monitor/Live View): 250 shots 230 shots
Battery Life, Still (CIPA Rating OVF/EVF):    
Battery Life, Video:    
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary 3.7V, 950mAh Proprietary NB-6LH
Usable Battery Types: Lithium-ion rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary Lithium-ion rechargeable 1 x Proprietary NB-6LH Lithium-ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (dedicated charger or AC/USB adapter): Yes Yes
Dedicated Battery Charger Included: No Yes
Internal Charging Supported: Yes No
Software
Included Software: PHOTOfunSTUDIO 9.2AE, SILKYPIX Developer Studio, Adobe Reader Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
OS Compatibility:   Windows; Mac OS X
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Built-in EVF, Built-in Wi-FI (IEEE 802.11b/g/n, 2412MHz - 2462MHz (11ch), Wi-Fi / WPA / WPA2, Infrastructure mode), NFC (ISO/IEC 18092(NFCIP-1, NFC-F), USB charging. DIGIC 6 processor, BSI sensor, f/1.8-5.7 5x lens, built-in Wi-Fi.