Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Part Number: 3633B001 (Reviewed) Released: August 24, 2009

General

  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Enclosure Color
    black
  • Sensor Resolution
    12.1 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    12,400,000 pixels pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    12,100,000 pixels pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.3"
  • Optical Zoom
    20 x
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Auto Focus
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    H.264
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • AV Interfaces
    HDMI
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO auto
  • Exposure Metering
    evaluative
  • Exposure Modes
    shutter-priority
  • Shooting Programs
    stitch assist
  • Special Effects
    Positive Film
  • White Balance
    automatic
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3200 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps
  • X-sync Speed
    1/500 sec

Lens System

  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    28 - 560mm mm
  • Focus Adjustment
    manual
  • Min Focus Range
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0 in - 19.7 in
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Lens Construction
    11 groups / 13 elements
  • Features
    UA lens

Camera Flash

  • Camera Flash
    pop-up flash
  • Flash Modes
    slow synchro
  • Features
    AF illuminator
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 22 ft

Additional Features

  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    1 frame per second
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec
  • Flash Terminal
    hot shoe
  • Additional Features
    USB 2.0 compatibility

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    Electronic
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    color
  • Viewfinder Diagonal Size
    0.44 in
  • Viewfinder Resolution
    235,000 pixels pixels

Display

  • Type
    2.5" LCD display
  • Resolution
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Features
    rotating

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    stereo

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Software

  • Software
    Canon ZoomBrowser EX

System Requirements for PC Connection

  • Operating System Support
    MS Windows XP
  • Peripheral Devices
    USB port

Miscellaneous

  • Included Accessories
    USB cable

Battery

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

Memory / Storage

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    SD Memory Card
  • Video Capture
    H.264 - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 320 x 240 - 30 fps
    H.264 - 1280 x 720 - 30 fps

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.9 in
  • Depth
    3.4 in
  • Height
    3.5 in
  • Weight
    1.2 lbs

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 SX20 IS

Part Number: 3633B001 Released: Aug. 24, 2009
MSRP: $499.99 Low Price: $549.99 See all prices