Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Overview

Announced Aug 19, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 36 – 360 mm (10×)
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Canon PowerShot SX120IS 10MP Digital Camera with 10x Optical Images Stabilized Zoom and 3-inch LCD
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Product description
Announced Aug 19, 2009

The Canon super-zoom PowerShot SX120 IS was launched in August 2009 as the successor to the SX110 IS. It features the same 10x zoom lens (36-300mm equiv.) and 3 inch LCD of its predecessor, but has seen the resolution increase to 10MP. The rest of the features are similar to the the SX110 IS including P/A/S/M shooting modes but with faster Face Detection that can detect up to 35 faces. Despite the lack of a real wide-angle and the usual image quality issues at higher ISOs in this class the SX120 IS is a great choice for anyone on a budget wanting a well-specified camera with full photographic control and a big zoom range.

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Body type Compact
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Focal length (equiv.) 36–360 mm
Max aperture F2.8–4.3
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Max shutter speed 1/2500 sec
Format Motion JPEG
Storage types SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus
USB USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)
Weight (inc. batteries) 285 g (0.63 lb / 10.05 oz)
Dimensions 111 x 71 x 45 mm (4.37 x 2.8 x 1.77)

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