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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a digital camera that is designed in a lightweight form factor that is packed with a zoom that can get users up close to the action without having to sit in the front row. The camera features a 10.0-Megapixel sensor with a 10x Optical Zoom lens and Optical Image Stabilization for clear images. It also features the ability to shoot 720p (at 30 frames per second) high definition (HD) video with HDMI output to share high-quality videos of memorab…

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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a digital camera that is designed in a lightweight form factor that is packed with a zoom that can get users up close to the action without having to sit in the front row. The camera features a 10.0-Megapixel sensor with a 10x Optical Zoom lens and Optical Image Stabilization for clear images. It also features the ability to shoot 720p (at 30 frames per second) high definition (HD) video with HDMI output to share high-quality videos of memorable moments with family and friends. Other features on the camera includes a 3.0-inch vari-angle PureColor System LCD allowing for on-camera viewing of images and menus at nearly every angle while also having a viewfinder and Easy Mode to which simplifies camera operation. The camera is powered by AA batteries for power-up and replacement. Scheduled to be available in September, the PowerShot SX120 IS Digital Camera retails for an estimated price of $249.99.

Features

The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a digital camera that features Optical Image Stabilization and DIGIC 4 Image Processor, the proprietary technology from Canon that supports signal processing speeds and image quality. The camera also features Smart AUTO technology that can track moving faces and 22 different shooting situations by identifying the surroundings and adjust settings to ensure proper lighting and focus, providing performance in any situation, from group snapshots, to landscapes, to portraits and more. Other features include the ability to shoot 720p High-Definition (HD) video, the PureColor System LCD and a touch screen user interface for navigation through images and menus. The 10.0-Megapixel High Sensitivity System in the SX120 IS provides operation in low-light situations and reduce noise at high ISO speeds, while the High Sensitivity System which is combined with the DIGIC 4 image processor, results in a faster shutter speed to help reduce subject blur and camera shake in recorded images. The High Sensitivity System also allows users to utilize the camera in situations where the flash cannot be used, such as in a wedding or concert hall.

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  • Good for concerts?

    I got to a lot of concerts and i need a good compact camera that takes great pictures and videos would be nice too. I have heard this camera is the way to go

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