Reviews and Problems with Canon PowerShot SX120 IS
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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Camera: Review
6 May 2013
Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a compact digital camera unpretentious, ideal for the whole family, whose only notable feature is the 10x optical zoom, definitely above average. It also has a large display, stabilizer, Face Detetion and other useful features.
Pros: Zoom; Risoljuzione, Face detection, large display; Stabilizer.
Conclusion: As an overall unit, it may not impress the highly tech and gizmo-savvy, but for the regular punter looking for a compact camera that’s quite reliable and capable across a decent variety of situations, the SX120 IS is surely worth having a closer look at.
Summary: The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a 10 Megapixel budget super-zoom with a 10x image stabilised optical zoom lens and a 3in screen. It's broadly similar to its popular predecessor, the SX110 IS, but adds one Megapixel to the resolution along with other features
like Scene recognition and Face...
Pros: Good low light performance., Uses broadly available AA batteries., Integral lens cover., Full Manual control over exposures.
Cons: Poor wide angle coverage (36mm equiv)., Flash needs to be manually raised., Noisy zoom motor., No HD video nor optical zoom when filming.
Summary: Canon’s SX series of PowerShot cameras this year are a lot like last year’s, with the same form factor and most of the same features. The differences aren’t major, and with the PowerShot SX120 IS , it offers only a slight change in resolution from its older brother the PowerShot SX110 IS , moving...
Pros: Large LCD, Good image quality, Full manual control
Cons: Some purple fringing, Same design as SX110, Poor quality at high ISO
Canon: PowerShot SX120 IS Review and Image Sample Gallery
15 November 2013
Conclusion: The Canon Powershot SX120 IS is the successor to the PowerShot SX110 IS from 2008. Canon designed the SX120 IS to appeal to those who are looking for an affordable and compact camera that offers point-and-shoot simplicity with long range zoom capabilities.
A relatively small Canon digital camera with a big zoom and very good picture quality
Good Gear Guide.au
4 October 2010
Summary: Despite its relatively small size, the Canon PowerShot SX120 IS digital cameras includes a 10x zoom lens and is the perfect choice for anyone who seeking a versatile camera to encompass a variety situations — such as a sight-seeing trip or a friend's party.
Pros: Compact size with a 10x zoom, very good low-light performance, reasonable video mode, f/2.8 lens
Cons: Build quality could be better, noticeable chromatic aberration
Excerpt: In terms of design, the SX120 harks back to the days of the popular 35mm compact cameras. It looks slightly dated, or at least ‘traditional’ may be fairer to say, with its predominantly black, plastic body that would be considered chunky compared to the myriad of slim, streamlined units currently...
Summary: Virtually identical to its year-old predecessor, the new Canon PowerShot SX120 doesn't represent a worthwhile upgrade for current SX110 owners, but it does remain an affordable and well-specified super-zoom that should appeal to both beginners and serious photographers alike.
Conclusion: If picture quality is the main buying point for you then you are likely to be very impressed with the Canon Powershot SX120 IS. Add in the manual exposure controls and it is hard to find a better camera of its type.