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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS 8 to 10 Megapixel

4 star rating
                      4 / 5 (1 Reviews)
MSRP : $249.99


  • Camera TypeStandard Point and Shoot
    Optical Zoom10x
    Resolution10.3 Megapixel
    Image Sensor TypeCCD
    Weight0.54 lb.
    Interchangeable LensNot Interchangeable Lenses
    35mm Zoom Lens36 - 360 mm
    Digital Zoom4x
    Focus TypeAutofocus
    Focus Range19.2 in. to Infinity (w) / 39.6 in. to Infinity (t)
    Macro Focus Range0.4 - 19.2 in. (w)
    Focal Length6 - 60 mm
    Camera Resolution10.3 Megapixel
    Image Resolutions640 x 480 • 2816 x 2112 • 2272 x 1704 • 1600 x 1200 • 3648 x 2736 • 3648 x 2048
    Video Resolutions320 x 240 • 640 x 480 (VGA)
    Video Speed30 fps
    Max Movie LengthWithout Limit (Depends on the camera free memory size)
    Video FormatAVI • Motion JPEG
    Aperture Rangef2.8/f4.3 (w/t)
    Shutter Speed15 - 1/2500 sec
    White BalanceAuto • Daylight / Sunny (Preset) • Cloudy (Preset) • Fluorescent (Preset) • Tungsten (Preset)
    Frames Per Second1.3 Frames
    Memory TypeMultimedia Card • SD Card • SDHC Card • MMC Plus
    Compression ModesFine • Normal
    Compression TypeEXIF 2.2 • DPOF 1.1
    File Size (High Res.)2.5 MB (51 images on 128MB card)
    File Size (Low Res.)0.08 MB (about 1,600 images on 128MB card)
    ISO SpeedsAuto • 100 • 200 • 400 • 800 • 1600 • 80
    Flash TypeBuilt-In
    Flash FunctionsFlash Off • Auto Flash • Fill-in Flash • Red-eye Reduction Flash • Slow Sync
    ViewfinderWithout Viewfinder
    LCD ScreenWith LCD Screen
    LCD Screen Size3 in.
    LCD Screen Resolution230,000 pixels
    LCD Protected PositionWith LCD Protected Position
    Interface TypeUSB 2.0
    Video InterfaceVideo Out
    Battery Type2 x AA Batteries
    Battery Life130 Images
    Self Timer2 Sec. • 10 Sec.
    Built-in MicrophoneWith Built-in Microphone
    Width4.35 in.
    Depth1.76 in.
    Height2.77 in.
    Family LineCanon PowerShot
    Included Accessories2 x AA Batteries • Software • USB Cable • Hand Strap • 128 MB Memory Card • AV Cable
    Product ID88067443

Product Description

Everything about the PowerShot SX120 IS is easy. The Smart AUTO feature makes every shot picture-perfect. An impressive 10x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer keeps you sharp and steady. There's even an Easy Mode that makes shooting super simple. Smart AUTO detects and analyzes faces, brightness, colors, distance, and movement, then compensates and enhances to make every image the best it can be by selecting an appropriate setting for the scene.


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Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:4
Submitted by Fred Doery a Expert

Date Reviewed: January 3, 2010

Strengths:    Sharp pictures at normal sizes. Color is very good.

Weaknesses:    Grainy at lower light levels. Halo when enlarged.

Bottom Line:   
Nice sharp pictures but gets grainy as the light fades. Has halo as one would expect with this type of lens when enlarged.It is very good for the price but you need to get a desent SLR for the good shots.

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Duration Product Used:   21+ years

Price Paid:    $199.00

Purchased At:   Best Buy

Similar Products Used:   Canon 5D, Canon PowerShot A710

Type of photography:   Outdoor



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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Hey Guys, Newbie around these parts, so first of all, hello everyone! Now, I received this camera as a gift a month ago and just finally making time to work with it. Any reviews from owners would be appreciated. I do miss a viewfinder, but I guess they are all going this way, big 3" LCD scre ... Read More »

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