Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Specifications

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

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

General

  • Depth
    1.8 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    10.0 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Manufacturer
    Canon

Display

  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

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

Camera Flash

  • Type
    pop-up flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.6 ft - 13 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes
  • Features
    AF illuminator, flash +/- compensation

Environmental Parameters

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

Lens System

  • Optical Zoom
    10 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.3
  • Min Focal Length
    6 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    60 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    36 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    19.7 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    0.4 in - 19.7 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic, manual
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    9
  • Element Qty
    10
  • Features
    UA lens, built-in lens shield

Miscellaneous

  • Microsoft Certification
    Certified for Windows Vista
  • Color
    black
  • Color Category
    black
  • Certified for Windows Vista
    Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card
    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
  • Video Capture
    AVI - 640 x 480 - 30 fps
    AVI - 320 x 240 - 30 fps

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    none

Additional Features

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

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/2500 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    15 sec

Microphone

  • Microphone Operation Mode
    mono

Battery

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

Software

  • Type
    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

Header

  • Brand
    Canon
  • Product Line
    Canon PowerShot
  • Model
    SX120 IS
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Continuous Shooting Speed
    0.9 frames per second, 1.3 frames per second
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 100, ISO 1600, ISO 200, ISO 3200 (2Mpix), ISO 400, ISO 80, ISO 800, ISO auto
  • ISO (Max)
    3200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    AVI, MJPEG
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    USB 2.0, composite video/audio
  • Image Processor
    DIGIC 4
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Custom Effect, Neutral, Sepia, Vivid
  • Face Detection
    Yes
  • Face Detection Detalis
    Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, Face Detection Self-timer
  • Self Timer Delay
    10 sec, 2 sec
  • Image Stabilizer
    optical
  • Built-in Optical Image Stabilizer
    Yes
  • Features
    AE lock, digital tele-converter, camera orientation detection, histogram display, digital image rotation, i-Contrast (Intelligent Contrast Correction) system, in-camera red-eye fix, resizing an image, safety zoom, saturation control, sharpness control, AF lock, FE lock, Motion Detection Technology, Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB, RGB primary color filter, Face Detection Self-timer, Scene Detection Technology, audio recording

Optical System

  • Image Stabilizer
    optical

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    center-weighted, evaluative, spot
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • 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

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, tungsten light

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    10 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.5"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    10.2 mm ( 1/2.5" )
  • Total Pixels
    10300000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    10000000 pixels

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    4.4 in
  • Height
    2.8 in
  • Weight
    8.64 oz

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    3 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    7.6 cm
  • Display Format
    230,000 pixels
  • Features
    contrast control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    SD Memory Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    128 KB
  • Memory Card Slot
    SD card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    MultiMediaCard, MultiMediaCardplus, SD Memory Card, SDHC Memory Card

Camera Specifications

  • Print Standard
    DPOF support, Exif Print support, PictBridge support, direct print

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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