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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS
6.3 out of 10

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

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Overall 7
7.2

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Camera: Review

Review guidelines
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.
  • Cons: Alkaline Batteries.
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Overall 7
6.8
Value for money 8
8.0
Functionality 6
6.0
Audio & image quality 7
7.0
Appearance 6
6.0
Build quality 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
20 December 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.0

Canon Digital IXUS 95 IS / PowerShot SD1200 IS

Camera Labs
1 November 2009
  • 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.
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Expert Review

Digital Camera Review
9 October 2009
  • 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
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Canon: PowerShot SX120 IS Review and Image Sample Gallery

Digital Review
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.
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Overall 8
8.0

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
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 6
6.0
Value for money 8
8.0
Features 8
8.0
Picture quality 8
8.0
Overall quality 6
6.0
Photo quality - landscapes 6
6.0
Photo quality - macro 8
8.0
Photo quality - portraits 8
8.0
Photo quality - low light 6
6.0
Photo quality - sports 4
4.0

Canon Powershot SX120 IS

digicambuyer.co.uk
29 March 2010
  • Conclusion: Despite its bulkier build and lack of HD video, the SX120 IS is a versatile camera that appeals to all levels and gives impressive results with its 10x optical zoom
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Overall 7
6.8
Value for money 8
8.0
Picture quality 7
7.0

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Digital Camera Review

Buy-n-Shoot.com
27 October 2009
  • 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...
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Overall 8
8.0
Design 8
8.0
Value for money 10
10
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 9
9.0
Picture quality 8
8.0

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

PhotographyBLOG
19 October 2009
  • 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.
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Overall 9
8.5
Value for money 9
9.0
Features 8
8.0
Ease of use 8
8.0
Photo quality 9
9.0
Build quality 8
8.0
Color and saturation 9
9.0

Canon Powershot SX120 IS

Cameras
16 October 2009
  • 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.
  • Pros: Photo quality - compact body - features
  • Cons: Shutter delay with flash
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