PowerShot SX120 IS

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PowerShot SX120 IS

Digital Camera
Item Code: 3634B001

Specifications

Type
Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 10x Optical/4x Digital/40x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System

Back to TopImage Capture Device

Type
10.0 Megapixel, 1/2.5-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)

Total Pixels
Approx. 10.3 Megapixels

Effective Pixels
Approx. 10.0 Megapixels

Back to TopLens

Focal Length
6.0 (W) - 60.0mm (T) f/2.8 (W) - f/4.3 (T)
(35mm equivalent: 36 (W) - 360 (T) mm)

Digital Zoom
4x

Focusing Range
Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
Macro: 0.4 in.-1.6 ft./1-50cm (W)

Autofocus System
TTL Autofocus

Back to TopViewfinders

Optical Viewfinder
None

LCD Monitor
3.0-inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle

LCD Pixels
Approx. 230,000 pixels

LCD Coverage
100%

Back to TopAperture and Shutter

Maximum Aperture
f/2.8 (W) - f/4.3 (T)

Shutter Speed
15-1/2500 sec. (settable in Tv and M)

Back to TopExposure Control

Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Subject movement is taken into account while shooting in Auto and Easy modes)

Light Metering Method
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, spot**
* Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect AF
** Fixed to center

Exposure Control Method
Program AE, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift

Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Back to TopWhite Balance

White Balance Control
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
*The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detect

Back to TopFlash

Built-in Flash
Auto, Auto w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro

Flash Range
50 cm - 4.0 m (W), 1.0 cm - 2.5 m (T) (1.6 - 13 ft. (W), 3.3 - 8.2 ft. (T))

Recycling Time
12 sec. or less (battery voltage: 3.0 V)
- LCD monitor is turned off during flash charging (Except when turning on the power)

Flash Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

Back to TopShooting Specifications

Shooting Modes
Auto*, P, Av, Tv, M, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, ISO 3200), Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Movie, Night Scene
* Automatically detects the shooting scene.

Photo Effects
My Colors
My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom Color*
*Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation is available.
- Saving original image is not available.

Self Timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Custom*, Face Self-Timer**
* Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in 1-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
** When the number of detected faces increases, the shutter is released after 2 sec. delay. However, if no face is detected for 30 seconds or more, the shooting operation starts automatically.

Wireless Control
Not available

Continuous Shooting
Normal: approx. 1.3 fps; AF: approx. 0.9 fps; LV: approx. 0.9 fps

Back to TopImage Storage

Storage Media
SD/SDHC memory card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card

File Format
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant

Image Recording Format
Normal, Fine

JPEG Compression Mode
Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie: AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (Monaural))

Number of Recording Pixels
Still Image: 3,648 x 2,736 (Large), 2,816 x 2,112 (Medium 1), 2,272 x 1,704 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,648 x 2,048 (Widescreen)
Movie: 640 x 480 (30 fps/30 fps LP), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes per clip.
- Data stamp is available in all recording pixels

Back to TopNumber of Recordable Images

Image data

 Large (L)Medium 1 (M1)Medium 2 (M2)Medium 3 (M3)
FNFNFNFN
File Size (KB)2,5651,2261,6207801,116556558278
2GB7491,5361,1812,3631,7073,2353,2356,146
8GB2,9946,1404,7239,4466,82212,92712,92724,562

  Small (S)Widescreen (W)
FNFN
File Size (KB)150841,920918
2GB10,24515,3681,0072,048
8GB40,93761,4064,0268,187

Back to TopTime of Recordable Movies

Movie data

  Standard Definition
640 x 480 640 x 480 320 x 240
30 fps 30 fps LP 30 fps
Movie size (KB/sec.) 1,920 960 660
2GB 16 min. 47 sec. 33 min. 02 sec. 46 min. 33 sec.
8GB 1 hr. 07 min. 06 sec. 2 hr. 12 min. 03 sec. 3 hr. 06 min. 04 sec.
Note: N=Normal, F=Fine
Storage Capacity varies depending on camera settings. This data is estimated from Canon's standard shooting conditions. Figures for Movie Mode represent total capacity of the particular media.

Back to TopPlayback Specifications

Playback Modes File
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-100 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Resize, Easy;
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Auto Rotate, Resume, Easy

Back to TopErasing Specifications

Erase Modes
Still Image: single image, select all images
- The image data stored in the memory card with the design rule for camera file systems format can be erased. However, protected images cannot be erased)
Movie: any movie file (files must be erased one at a time)

Back to TopInterfaces

Computer Interface
Hi-Speed USB* (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital audio and video**
* Use of USB logomark is not allowed.
** mini-B compatible.

Video Out
NTSC or PAL

Audio Out
Monaural

Other
Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon and SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable

Power Supply
1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery NB-3AH (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 (optional) Still Image: approx. 130 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 370 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)* Approx. 7 hrs. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 9 hrs. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
*LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Power Source
1. AA-size Alkaline Battery (x2)
2. Rechargeable AA-size NiMH Battery NB-3AH (x2)
3. AC Adapter Kit ACK-800 (optional)

Shooting Capacity
Still Image: approx. 130 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 370 shots (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)*

Playback Time
Approx. 7 hrs. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 9 hrs. (AA-size Ni-MH Battery)
*LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.

Back to TopPhysical Specifications

Operating Temperature
32-104°F/0-40°C

Operating Humidity
10-90%

Dimensions (W x H x D)
4.35 x 2.77 x 1.76 in./110.6 x 70.4 x 44.7mm

Weight
Approx. 8.64 oz./245g (camera body only)

26 display languages provided (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Korean, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Thai, Arabic, Romanian, Ukrainian, Farsi)