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Canon PowerShot SX200 IS Digital Camera Review
28 September 2012
Conclusion: It is a highly recommendable unit that would make a great travel companion or gift for somebody who enjoys compact photography (and high definition video recording) and, in this case, its ability to switch between fully automated shooting, numerous pre-programmed and specific scene settings, and more manual-based shooting all within seconds.
Conclusion: Canon PowerShot SX200 IS megazoom digital camera The Canon PowerShot SX200IS Megazoom camera is a very interesting camera. Interesting for both the amateur and newbie photographer, and certainly also for the hobby photographer. The design is simply top-notch, radiating the famous Canon quality. Whereas the competition emphasizes a full auto mode, Canon shows not to be afraid of cannibalism of the G-series and EOS DSLR cameras.
Excerpt: (1 items) For $350, Canon’s PowerShot SX200 IS serves up a heaping helping of camera. The marquee feature in this point-and-shoot is its 12X optical zoom lens, which reaches from 28mm on the wide-angle end to 336mm on the telephoto end. That alone is a major selling point for this camera, and it just gets better when you factor in its image quality and fun features.
Pros: Excellent zoom lens and image quality, HD video and fun in-camera features
Cons: HDMI/AV port door is a bit flimsy, Bulky size
Summary: As companies like Fuji and Kodak dive into the digital photo realm to escape the demise of celluloid, long-time camera bigwigs like Canon and Nikon are having to step up to the plate to maintain market position. The result? It's a great time to be on the market for a new digital camera . As for Canon, the PowerShot SX200 IS is an attractive point-and-shoot with some nice features at a good price point.
Summary: That’s the dream of the pocket super-zoom camera: small enough to take anywhere, but sporting an impressive zoom range that covers almost every conceivable situation, from wide-angle panoramas to serious telephoto close-ups.
The PowerShot certainly delivers such a zoom range, starting at 28mm for decent wide-angle coverage, and not stopping until an equivalent of 336mm at the telephoto end.
Pros: 12x zoom in a pocket camera., HD movies in the 720p format., Full manual control over exposure., Good auto mode and helpful hints.
Cons: No optical zoom while filming video., Flash always raises at power-up., Pointlessly slow 0.8fps ‘burst’ rate., Some coloured fringing in corners.
Excerpt: Traveling photographers are a picky bunch. They want a wide focal range in order to capture everything from broad vistas, to the eyeballs of scampering wildlife. They also want good quality, without the bulk and expense of DSLRs. Enter cameras like the new Canon PowerShot SX200 IS, with its compact size and image-stabilized 12x zoom, plus the ability to take high-def clips.
Pros: 12MP; 12x wide-angle zoom; optical image stabilization; HD vids
Excerpt: Canon's PowerShot SX200 IS has a 12x optical zoom lens, which reaches from 28mm on the wide-angle end to 336mm on the telephoto end. That alone is a major selling point for this camera, and it just gets better when you factor in its image quality and fun features.
Canon's PowerShot SX200 IS makes taking photos easy, and it comes with a big zoom and effective image stabilisation
Good Gear Guide.au
6 October 2009
Summary: Canon's PowerShot SX200 IS is a very good camera with plenty of features for everyone: novices will make good use of the easy mode, while experienced photographers will appreciate the manual features. It's a comfortable camera to hold and it has the ability to take some good looking shots — even in dim light.
Pros: Comfortable to use, 28-336mm zoom lens, accurate face recognition and motion tracking, effective image stabilisation
Cons: Flash pops up even when it's not needed, images were slightly noisy, images look soft at their maximum resolution, some chromatic aberration
Summary: An advanced slimline digicam with a 12x optical zoom lens and HD movie recording capability.Announced in February, Canon's PowerShot SX200 IS offers a challenge to Panasonic, which has long been the leader in the 'traveller's zoom' digicam category. Equipped with a 12.1-megapixel CCD sensor and wide-angle (28mm equivalent) 12x optical zoom lens, the SX200 IS packs HD movie recording and the new TruCapture suite of automated functions into a slim, pocketable body.
Pros: You're looking for a well-built, long-zoom digicam for travelling., You'd enjoy plenty of user-adjustable controls and image stabilisation., You want to shoot widescreen high-definition video clips., You're happy to use the monitor for shot composition., You want manual flash adjustment plus a good range of flash settings. Don't buy this camera if :, You want to shoot raw files (the SX200 IS is restricted to JPEG capture)., You want a very simple-to-operate camera. IM...