Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Black 12 Megapixels Digital Camera - SX20IS
Discover the HD Difference.
With the classically stylish PowerShot SX20 IS, you can produce magnificent HD movies and dazzling photos. Loaded with features, it's got a high-powered 20x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer, 12.1 Megapixels, a big 2.5-inch Vari-Angle LCD, Blink Detection and more.
- This high-powered 20x Wide-angle Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake so you achieve magnificent images whether you are up close or far away.
- Provides flexibility to use the optical zoom while shooting superb 720p HD movies with stereo sound so you can fully capture those fun, memorable moments, with an HDMI output connector for easy playback on your HDTV.
- Improved Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 22 predefined shooting situations.
- This classically styled DIGIC 4 Image Processor, 12.1 Megapixel camera is a perfect device for any shooter!
- Large 2.5-inch Vari-angle LCD enables easy viewing.
- This AA battery powered camera enables you to easily power up.
- PowerShot SX20 IS Body
- AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
- Neck Strap NS-DC4
- Lens Hood LH-DC50
- Lens Cap
- Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM
- USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
- Stereo Video Cable STV-250N
- Type of Camera
- Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 20x Optical/4x Digital/80x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer System
- Image Capture Device
- Type:12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
- Total Pixels: Approx. 12.4 Megapixels
- Effective Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
- Focal Length 5.0 (W) - 100 (T) mm f/2.8-5.7 (35mm equivalent: 28-560mm)
- Digital Zoom 4x
- Focusing Range
- Normal: 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
- Macro: 3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (W)
- Super macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm (W)
- Autofocus System TTL Autofocus
- Viewfinder & Monitor
- Viewfinder: TFT color
- LCD Monitor: 2.5-inch TFT color Vari-Angle LCD with wide viewing angle
- LCD Pixels: Approx. 230,000 pixels
- LCD Coverage: 100%
- Aperture & Shutter
- Maximum Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.7 (T)
- Shutter Speed: 15-1/3,200 sec. (settable in Tv and M)
- Exposure Control
- ISO Sensitivity: Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index) *Camera automatically sets the optical ISO speed according to shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set to Auto.
- Light Metering Method: Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
*Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
** Metering frame is fixed to the center/linked to AF frame
- Exposure Control Method: Program AE, i-Contrast, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
- Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
- White Balance
- White Balance Control: Auto*, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash), Custom
* The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detect.
- 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: 1.6-22 ft./50cm-6.8m (W), 3.3-12 ft./1.0-3.7m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
- Recycling Time: 7 sec. or less (battery voltage=6.0V)
- Flash Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
- Shooting Specifications
- Shooting Modes: Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap), Super Macro, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
- Photo Effects: My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
- Self-Timer: Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer, Custom
- Wireless Control: Not available
- Continuous Shooting: Normal: approx. 1.0 fps; AF: approx. 0.7 fps; LV: approx. 0.7 fps (Large/Fine)
- Image 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
- Image Compression: Normal, Fine
- JPEG Compression Mode:
- Still Image: Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
- Movie: MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
- Number of Recording Pixels:
- Still Image: 4,000 x 3,000 (Large), 3,264 x 2,448 (Medium 1), 2,592 x 1,944 (Medium 2), 1,600 x 1,200 (Medium 3), 640 x 480 (Small), 3,840 x 2,160 (Widescreen)
- Movie: 1,280 x 720 (HD, 30 fps available up to 4GB or 29 minutes, 59 sec.), 640 x 480 (30 fps), 320 x 240 (30 fps) available up to 4GB or 60 minutes
- Playback Specifications
- Playback Modes
- Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast;
- Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume
- Erasing Specifications
- Erase Modes
- Still Image: single image, all images
- Movie: part of movie, all of movie
- Computer Interface: USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
- Video Out: NTSC/PAL
- Audio Out: Stereo
- 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
- Power Source
- AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4)
- Rechargeable AA-size NB-3AH Battery (x4)
- Compact Power Adapter CA-PS700 (optional)
- Shooting Capacity Still Image: approx. 340 shots (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 600 shots (AA-size NB-3AH Battery)*
- Playback Time Approx. 720 min. (AA-size Alkaline Battery), approx. 840 min. (AA-size NB-3AH Battery)
*LCD screen on. The above figures comply with CIPA testing standards and apply when fully-charged batteries are used.
- Physical Specifications
- Operating Temperature 32–104°F/0–40°C
- Operating Humidity 10–90%
- Width: 4.88"
- Height: 3.48"
- Depth: 3.42"
- Unit(camera body only): 1.24 lbs
- Shipping: 2 lbs
- Manufacturers Warranty(authorized online retailer): One Year parts and labor