The tripod socket is made of plastic and is inconveniently located in the left-corner of the bottom of the camera. Actual prices are determined by individual dealers and may vary. You don’t notice that the camera is actually doing anything different when anti-shake is turned on, just that you can use slower shutter speeds than normal and still take sharp photos. This is the only way of framing your shots, so if you have to have an optical viewfinder, look elsewhere now. To install your download click on the name of the downloaded file. Discuss in the Canon PowerShot Talk forum. The flawed HD movies, slow burst shooting rate, and curious pop-up flash are somewhat less impressive though.

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Canon PowerShot PowerShot SX200 IS 12.1MP Digital Camera – Black

But with a whole lot of new kids on the compact ultrazoom block forthe SX definitely has its work cut out for it. Just like Joe says.

FaceSelf-Timer is a novel idea that makes group photos much easier, automatically taking the shot when an extra face is detected in the frame, so that you can join in rather than be stuck behind the camera. Zoom works, too, but only digitally. I did get my fingers snagged on it more than I cared to count but it wasn’t quite the problem I expected.

Auto White Balance, K incandescent light. Similar to Panasonic’s Intelligent Auto, Smart Auto Mode automatically determines the subject’s brightness, contrast, distance and overall hue, then selects the powfrshot scene setting from 18 possible modes, which is more than most competitors.

The majority of the 10 controls are clearly labeled and common to most cameras, and are certainly instantly familiar if you’ve used any Canon compact from the last few years. It’s one of the most bizarre design decisions that I’ve seen in recent memory. The navigation pad on the rear of the camera is surrounded by a thin control wheel that’s used to set the aperture and shutter speed, either by moving it anti-clockwise to choose a lower value, or clockwise to choose a higher one.


Power is supplied by a proprietary lithium-ion battery NB-SL rated for 3. So I tried a few experiments like setting the camera to This system is a good compromise given the size of the SX’s LCD screen and therefore the limited space for external controls.

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

The Canon Powershot SX IS has an anti-shake system, dubbed IS Mode – turn it on in the menu system and the SX IS automatically compensates for camera shake, which is a slight blurring of the image that typically occurs at slow cabon speeds. This data is estimated from Canon’s standard shooting conditions.

Bundles that include this product. After about a week I wondered if I’d ever charged that battery and sheepishly dug out the charger to freshen it up. There are three different modes.

It’s the same as Auto mode, really, except it displays instructions on the screen so if ;owershot handed the camera to someone else, you don’t have to yell across the room. I liked the images I captured with the Canon SX Effectively doubles the flash range of the camera. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

Canon PowerShot SX IS: Digital Photography Review

Scroll down to easily select items to add to your shopping cart for a faster, easier checkout. Best Selling in Digital Cameras See all. The majority of our items fall in this category, typically due to moderate wear. Image size can be HD at 1, xor SD at xand x It isn’t a lightweight camera, but the Canon SX’s heft helps stabilize the camera when you press the Shutter button, so no complaints from me.


The Canon PowerShot SX IS camera just about fits in the palm of my medium sized man’s hands, but it’s definitely erring on the large, elongated and bulky side of compact. My shots at ISO 3, were poor, but the real problem was the camera’s difficulty focusing in low light.

Continuous is on all the time including image composition, Shoot Only is only on when you press the shutter button, and Panning as the name suggests is best when using the camera to track a moving subject. I found that it coped well with the majority of lighting conditions, although the pixel count of k dots is a little on the low side for such a big screen, resulting in a slightly grainy display.

Canon SX IS Review

Canon have somehow squeezed in a 12x zoom lens, equivalent to a focal range mm on a 35mm camera, which provides a versatile focal range that will cover almost every photographic situation that you’ll ever encounter. Unfortunately, the flash pops up whenever the lens pops out. The trouble is that when you turn the Canon SX off, it saves the setting.

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So the big question for any super zoom is what kind of light does it need?