The Canon Power Shot A1200 is a Point and Shoot camera with a superb 4000 x 3000 pixels image resolution. This 12.1 mega pixel camera has a 2.7 TFT LCD screen for comfortable image and video playback, and also has a real-image zoom viewfinder to shoot images the classic way. With this Canon camera, you can record precious moments and enjoy them in full HD quality.
Sensors and Optics
This Canon A1200 camera comes equipped with the CCD sensor with a dimensions of 1/2.3 inches, and shoots images at a 4000 x 3000 pixels resolution to capture high resolution, impressive pictures. With this high pixel count, you can crop and edit captured images without ever worrying about affecting the image resolution.
The camera lens has a 5.0 - 20.0 mm focal length and an aperture range of f/2.8 - f/5.9. The 4x wide Optical Zoom lens offers great ease to shoot images up close with superb detailing. With this Canon camera, you can shoot HD quality videos with 1280 x 720 (24fps) resolution and preserve memories that offer life-like clarity to relive the moments during playback.
The TTL contrast detecting Auto Focus in this camera has 9 focusing points with a 3 cm (wide) and 80 cm (Tele) range while the total shutter speed range is 15 - 1/1600 sec. The inbuilt Flash has a sizeable range of 30 cm - 4.0 m (Wide) and 50 cm - 2.0 m (Tele) and lights up your images with brilliance even in poorly lit places.
Body and Design
This lightweight camera flaunts a sleek black colour in matte finish and has a handy, compact size that fits easily in your hands. The camera weighs around 137 gm and has an easy user-interface and an easy-to-navigate menus that make operating this camera extremely hassle-free. The camera buttons feature the requisite shoot, preview, and the 5-way navigation button that offers quick access to various function settings. The dedicated menu button simplifies operation while a single press on the face detection button activates the feature to quick sharp images with happy, smiling faces.
Storage and Connectivity
This camera has 60 MB internal memory that can be expanded to accommodate high resolution images and videos using an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, Multimedia Card, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card. Images and videos can be transferred to your computing device with the high speed USB 2.0 interface output and the came offers versatile use to save and edit captured images.
The camera has 6 artistic creative filters and has the unique Discreet mode that disables flash, camera and Auto Focus beam. The Blur reduction mode offers sharper images while the different preset scene modes simplify image capture with just a single setting of the button. This camera has 2 AA Alkaline batteries which provides 8 hours of playback time and 200 images.