Canon PowerShot A1200

Announced Jan 5, 2011 •
12 megapixels | 2.7 screen | 28 – 112 mm (4×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Other resolutions 4000 x 2248, 2816 x 2112, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 16:9
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 13 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor DIGIC 4 with iSAPS technology
Image
ISO Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 4
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization No
Uncompressed format No
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 28–112 mm
Optical zoom 4×
Maximum aperture F2.8–5.9
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Multi-area
  • Center
  • Tracking
  • Single
  • Continuous
  • Face Detection
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus No
Macro focus range 3 cm (1.18)
Number of focus points 9
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 2.7
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Screen type TFT LCD
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type Optical (tunnel)
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/1600 sec
Aperture priority No
Shutter priority No
Manual exposure mode No
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes
Flash range 4.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Slow Sync
Continuous drive 1.0 fps
Self-timer Yes
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Average
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
WB Bracketing No
Videography features
Resolutions 1280 x 720 (24 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps)
Format MPEG-4, H.264
Microphone Mono
Speaker Mono
Storage
Storage types SD/SDHC/SDXC/MMC/MMCplus/HCMMCplus
Connectivity
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
HDMI No
Remote control No
Physical
Environmentally sealed No
Battery AA
Battery description 2 x AA batteries
Battery Life (CIPA) 200
Weight (inc. batteries) 185 g (0.41 lb / 6.53 oz)
Dimensions 98 x 63 x 31 mm (3.86 x 2.48 x 1.22)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
GPS None
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