Canon PowerShot A1200 Specifications

Canon PowerShot A1200 (Black)

Part Number: 5032B001 Released: February 15, 2011

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Width
    3.9 in
  • Depth
    1.2 in
  • Height
    2.5 in
  • Weight
    6.5 oz
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel, 12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12,700,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Auto Focus Points (Zones) Qty
    9
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Max Video Resolution
    1280 x 720
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, program
  • Shooting Programs
    beach, super vivid, fireworks, foliage, kids & pets, landscape, portrait mode, poster effect, slow shutter, snow
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, fluorescent light (daylight), tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/1600 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Carrying Case

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, wrist strap

Display

  • Type
    2.7" LCD display
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Camera

  • Image Stabilizer
    electronic

Environmental Parameters

  • Min Operating Temperature
    32 °F
  • Max Operating Temperature
    104 °F

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1 ft - 13 ft, 1 ft - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Compatible with Windows 7

Lens System

  • Type
    4 x zoom lens - 5 - 20 mm - f/2.8-5.9
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-5.9
  • Macro Focus Range
    1 in - 19.7 in
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 112mm m
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Min Focus Range
    1.2 in
  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Optical Zoom
    4 x
  • Features
    UA lens, aspherical lens, built-in lens shield

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card, SDXC Memory Card
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480, JPEG 4000 x 3000
    JPEG 4000 x 2248
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps, H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 24 fps
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom, Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Features
    720p HD movie recording, built-in speaker, camera orientation detection, digital image rotation, digital tele-converter, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, AE lock, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, safety zoom, AF lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer, Motion Detection Technology, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Smile Detection Auto Shutter

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Software

  • Type
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

Battery

  • Battery Type
    AA, AA
  • Details
    2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional ), 2 x AA alkaline battery ( included )
    2 x AA NiMH rechargeable battery ( optional )

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.5 - 10.6, MS Windows 7, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP SP3
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot A1200 (Black)

Part Number: 5032B001 Released: Feb 15, 2011
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