Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

Announced Aug 19, 2009 •
10 megapixels | 3 screen | 36 – 360 mm (10×)
Price
Body type
Body type Compact
Sensor
Max resolution 3648 x 2736
Other resolutions 3648 x 2048, 2816 x 2112, 2272 x 1704, 1600 x 1200, 640 x 480, 3456 x 1944
Image ratio w:h 4:3, 3:2
Effective pixels 10 megapixels
Sensor photo detectors 10 megapixels
Sensor size 1/2.5" (5.744 x 4.308 mm)
Sensor type CCD
Processor Digic 4
Image
ISO Auto, 80 ,100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
White balance presets 5
Custom white balance Yes
Image stabilization Optical
Uncompressed format No
JPEG quality levels Fine, Normal
Optics & Focus
Focal length (equiv.) 36–360 mm
Optical zoom 10×
Maximum aperture F2.8–4.3
Autofocus
  • Contrast Detect (sensor)
  • Single
  • Live View
Digital zoom Yes (4x)
Manual focus Yes
Macro focus range 1 cm (0.39)
Screen / viewfinder
Articulated LCD Fixed
Screen size 3
Screen dots 230,000
Touch screen No
Live view Yes
Viewfinder type None
Photography features
Minimum shutter speed 15 sec
Maximum shutter speed 1/2500 sec
Aperture priority Yes
Shutter priority Yes
Manual exposure mode Yes
Subject / scene modes Yes
Built-in flash Yes (Pop-up)
Flash range 3.00 m
External flash No
Flash modes Auto, On, Off, Red-Eye, Slow Sync, Fill-in
Continuous drive 0.9 fps
Self-timer Yes (2 or 10 sec, Custom)
Metering modes
  • Multi
  • Center-weighted
  • Spot
Exposure compensation ±2 (at 1/3 EV steps)
Videography features
Resolutions 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps), 160 x 120 (15 fps)
Format Motion JPEG
Microphone Mono
Storage
Storage types SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Storage included 128 MB SD card
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 (NiMH recommended)
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)
Other features
Orientation sensor Yes
Timelapse recording No
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