New Canon Powershot SX200 IS Digital Cameras – A Review
The newest Canon SX series of digital cameras is designed for passionate photographers, whether tech-savvy amateurs or professionals looking to upgrade their camera equipment arsenal with an affordable, high-power zoom performer. The new PowerShot SX1 IS and SX200 IS Digital Cameras are loaded with features that are sure to please. The new cameras have an array of shooting options enabling the user to choose the product of choice that is designed to fit their needs at a price that won’t break their budget.
Check out the basic features of the Canon Powershot SX200 IS:
- 12.1 megapixels
- 12x Zoom (28-336 mm equivalent)
- Optical image stabilization
- 720p HD video
- 3″ LCD
- ISO capability of up to 1600
With a new sleek and sophisticated package, the Canon PowerShot SX200 IS Digital Camera offers consumers a great compact camera with DSLR-like features. The PowerShot SX200 IS Digital Camera goes from wide angle (28mm) to a powerful 12x Optical Zoom lens (336mm), and, with the added bonus of Optical Image Stabilization. With this long-range lens, the photographer can get up close to subjects or capture more in the frame.
The Canon Powershot SX200 IS is quite compact, making it a perfect camera to carry anywhere. You can take wide angle photos at the short end of the 28mm lens, or zoom to a maximum of 336mm to get a close-up of a bird at your backyard feeder. There is also the portrait feature with 9-point face recognition.
The IS (image stabilizer) allows the photographer to take hand-held a picture without worrying about camera shake resulting in a blurry photo. The Canon Camera program modes include features usually found only on more professional cameras. The user can select Program (P), Aperture (Av), Shutter Speed (Tv), or Manual (M). There are also the camera presets that are available on most compact cameras, such as sports, portrait, macro, etc.
Available in three colors – black, blue and red – consumers can now choose to personalize their camera according to their lifestyle. High-resolution, 12.1-Megapixels, 720p HD Movie Mode and a large 3-inch LCD screen with wide-angle viewing round out the feature set. The PowerShot SX200 IS Digital Camera is scheduled to be available some time in March for an estimated retail price of $349.99.