Canon PowerShot S120

Last Updated (19 September’13):

Canon PowerShot S120 is a new compact point-and-shoot camera to replace S110. It features 12.1 Megapixel 1/1.7″ CMOS Sensor, Canon 5x Optical Zoom Lens (24-120mm), 3.0-inch High Resolution Touchscreen LCD, Full HD 1080/60p Video Recording, DIGIC 6 Image Processing Engine, Enhanced Wi-Fi Capabilities, Continuous Shooting at 9.4 fps, ISO 12800 and Canon HS SYSTEM. Canon claims that the camera’s autofocus speed is 50 percent quicker than the S110. It will available on the market at October 2013 with price of $449.00.

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Overall Rating: ★★★★☆

Specifications

Canon PowerShot S120 Specifications

Images Sensor

Pixels
+ Actual: 12.8 Megapixel
+ Effective: 12.1 Megapixel

Sensor 1/1.7″ CMOS

Bit Depth 12-bit

File Formats
+ Still Images: JPEG, RAW
+ Movies: MOV, MPEG-4
+ Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo)

Max Resolution 4000 x 3000 @ 4:3

Aspect Ratio 1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 4:5, 16:9

Image Stabilization Optical

Lens

Lens
+ EFL: 5.2-26 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24-120 mm)
+ Aperture: f/1.8 (W) – 5.7 (T)

Zoom
+ Optical: 5x
+ Digital: 4x

Focus Range
+ Wide: 1.97″ (5 cm) – Infinity
+ Telephoto: 11.81″ (30 cm) – Infinity
+ Manual Wide: 1.18″ (3 cm) – Infinity
+ Manual Tele: 11.81″ (30 cm) – Infinity
+ Wide Macro: 1.18″ (3 cm) – 1.64′ (50 cm)
+ Tele Macro: 11.81″ (30 cm) – 1.64′ (50 cm)
+ Quick: 4.92′ (1.5 m) – 65.62′ (20 m)

Exposure System

ISO Sensitivity Auto, 80-12800

Shutter
+ 1 – 1/2500 sec
+ 15 – 1/2500 sec in Aperture Priority Mode
+ 250 – 1/2500 sec in Manual Mode

Exposure Metering Center-weighted, Evaluative, Spot

Exposure Modes
+ Modes: Aperture Priority, Auto, Discreet, Hybrid Auto, Manual, Movie, Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority
+ Compensation: -3 EV to +3 EV (in .3 EV steps)

Shooting Modes

Background Defocus, Face Self-Timer, Fireworks, Fish-Eye Effect, HDR, Handheld Night Scene, Miniature Effect, Nostalgic, Portrait, Poster Effect, Smart Shutter, Smile, Snow, Soft Focus, Star, Super Vivid, Toy Camera Effect, Underwater

White Balance Modes Auto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Flash, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten, Underwater

Burst Rate
+ Up to 12.1 fps for up to 6 frames
+ Up to 9.4 fps for up to 635 frames
+ Up to 5.6 fps
+ Up to 5.5 fps

Self Timer 10 Sec, 2 Sec

Flash

Flash Modes
+ Modes: Auto, Flash On, Off, Slow Sync
+ Compensation: -2 EV to +2 EV (in .3 EV steps)

Built-in Flash Yes

Effective Flash Range
+ Wide: 1.64 – 22.97′ (0.5 – 7 m)
+ Telephoto: 1.64 – 7.55′ (0.5 – 2.3 m)

Storage

Memory Card Type SD, SDHC, SDXC

Recording

Video Recording Yes, NTSC/PAL

Resolution
+ 1920 x 1080: 60 fps, 30 fps, 15 fps
+ 1280 x 720: 30 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
+ 640 x 480: 120 fps, 30 fps, 6 fps, 3 fps, 1.5 fps
+ 320 x 240: 240 fps

Video Clip Length Up to 29 Min 59 Sec

Audio Recording Built-in Mic: With Video, Stereo,

Viewfinder/LCD Display

Screen 3.0″ LCD Rear Screen (922,000 pixels)

Screen Coverage 100%

Connectivity

Connectivity: HDMI C (Mini), USB 2.0, Wi-Fi

Environmental

Operating/Storage Temperature
+ Operating
32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
+ Humidity: 10 – 90%

Power

Battery 1x NB-6LH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery Pack, 3.7VDC, 1000mAh

AC Power Adapter ACK-DC40 (Optional)

Weight & Measurements

Dimensions (WxHxD) 3.9 x 2.3 x 1.1″ / 100.2 x 59.0 x 29.0 mm

Weight 7.65 oz / 217 g CIPA standard

Video Reviews

Canon PowerShot S120 Reviews

Coming soon..

Samples Photos

Canon PowerShot S120 Sample Photos

- Canon PowerShot S120 Sample Photos @ Flickr

User Manual

Canon PowerShot S120 User Manual (PDF)

Click to view or right click and select Save Target As..(Firefox) or Save link as.. (IE) to download

- Download Canon PowerShot S120 User Manual (PDF – 8.16MB)

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See also: Canon | Digital Camera | Point & Shoot Cameras





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