Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Part Number: 3634B001 (Reviewed) Released: August 19, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Product Type
    Digital camera - compact
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel, 10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10,300,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10,000,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Print Standard
    Direct print, DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support
  • Interfaces Provided
    Composite video/audio, USB 2.0
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Modes
    aperture-priority, automatic, manual, program, shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    aquarium, night snapshot, portrait mode, snow, sunset, beach, fireworks, foliage, high sensitivity, indoor, kids & pets, landscape, night scene
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps

Lens System

  • Type
    10 x zoom lens - 6 - 60 mm - f/2.8-4.3, 10 x zoom lens - 6 - 60 mm - f/2.8-4.3
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 - 360mm m
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    9 groups / 10 elements, 9 groups / 10 elements
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    auto mode, fill-in mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction, slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 13 ft, 1.6 ft - 13 ft, 1.6 ft - 13 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Additional Features
    AE lock, camera orientation detection, digital tele-converter, histogram display, digital image rotation, digital tele-converter, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, histogram display, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, resizing an image, in-camera red-eye fix, safety zoom, saturation control, resizing an image, sharpness control, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, sharpness control, safety zoom, resizing an image, sharpness control, saturation control, sharpness control, FE lock, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Motion Detection Technology, Face Detection Self-timer, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, Motion Detection Technology, audio recording, RGB primary color filter, Scene Detection Technology, camera orientation detection, audio recording, digital image rotation

Display

  • Type
    3" LCD display, 3" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    built-in

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon ImageBrowser, Canon PhotoStitch, Canon Remote Capture, Canon ZoomBrowser EX, Drivers & Utilities

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    Apple Mac OS X 10.4 - 10.5, MS Windows Vista, MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    CD-ROM drive, USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certifications
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Included Accessories
    USB cable, audio / video cable, wrist strap
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security., Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security., Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    128 KB SD, 128 KB SD, 128 KB SD
  • Image Storage
    JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3648 x 2048, JPEG 3648 x 2736
    JPEG 2816 x 2112
    JPEG 2272 x 1704
    JPEG 1600 x 1200
    JPEG 640 x 480
    JPEG 3648 x 2048
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps, AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps, AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Depth
    1.8 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    8.6 oz

Environmental Parameters

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

Main Features

  • Image stabilizer feature
    Optical stabilization helps prevent blurry pictures, especially for handheld cameras at slow shutter speeds or when using high optical zoom.

General

  • Manufacturer
    Canon

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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Part Number: 3634B001 Released: Aug 19, 2009
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