Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Announced Feb 18, 2009 •
12 megapixels | 3 screen | 28 – 336 mm (12×)
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Product description
Announced Feb 18, 2009

Canon's young SX range gets a serious facelift in the SX200 IS, which goes head to head with Panasonic's TZ models in the increasingly crowded 'big zoom/small camera' sector. Much more of a premium model than previous SX cameras, , the 12.1 MP sensor and 12x zoom (with a 28mm equiv. wide-angle) are wrapped up in a quality metal body and, in the SX200 IS offers more photographic control than most competitors. Image quality in good light is impressive, but in lower light at higher ISO settings it's slightly below par, and the new user interface is a step backwards in our opinion, making the high price hard to justify.

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Quick specs
Body type Compact
Max resolution 4000 x 3000
Effective pixels 12 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.3" (6.17 x 4.55 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Focal length (equiv.) 28–336 mm
Optical zoom 12×
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Min shutter speed 15 sec
Max shutter speed 1/3200 sec
Format Motion JPEG
Storage types SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus/MMCplus HC
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 247 g (0.54 lb / 8.71 oz)
Dimensions 103 x 61 x 38 mm (4.06 x 2.4 x 1.5)
GPS None

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