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Canon PowerShot SX20 IS Black 12.1 MP 20X Optical Zoom 28mm Wide Angle Digital Camera

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  • 1/2.3" CCD 12.1 MP
  • 20X Optical Zoom
  • 28mm Wide Angle
  • Optical Image Stabilizer System
  • 2.5" 230K Vari-Angle LCD
  • 1280 x 720

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Advanced amateurs looking to upgrade their cameras will find the PowerShot SX20 IS a versatile solution. Don’t be limited by your equipment when you frame shots. The SX20 IS offers high-powered 20X wide-angle optical zoom so you can take beautiful panoramas or get up close and personal. The 12.1MP resolution ensures your subject will look crystal clear no matter the distance. Best of all, Optical Image Stabilizer compensates for camera shake when you don’t have a tripod.

The SX20 IS also doubles as a high-definition camcorder. Capture memories in crisp 720p and stereo audio then attach your camera to a compatible HDTV with the mini-HDMI connection to share the fun. Whether you’re shooting still images or video, everything you record will great due to Smart AUTO technology that selects the best settings for your camera depending on the scene.

Distinguishing the SX20 IS from other cameras is the DIGIC 4 Image Processor that automatically finds the right settings based on an internal database of thousands of photographs. The result is less blur, intelligent contrast correction and reduced noise in your images. Take the next step to professional photography with the PowerShot SX20 IS today!

  • newegg 12.1 Megapixel Image Sensor The Canon PowerShot SX20 IS features an amazing 12.1 megapixel effective CCD to provide outstanding clarity and quality image detail with unparalleled richness and depth, and the ultimate flexibility in enlarging and cropping shots.
  • newegg 20X Wide-angle Zoom Lens Equipped with a Canon 20X wide-angle zoom lens, the PowerShot SX20 IS handles both wide-scene and close-up shots. Get the whole family and lots of friends into one shot at the 28mm wide-angle end, or take extreme close-ups via up to 80X zoom capability (20X optical zoom multiplies 4X digital zoom).
  • newegg DIGIC 4 Image Processor Canon’s state-of-the-art DIGIC 4 image processor increases the speed and performance of the PowerShot SX20 IS, and enables other advanced features such as Face Detection, Servo AF, Face Detection Self-Timer and Intelligent Contrast Correction for greater flexibility.
  • newegg HD Movie Recording with HDMI Output The Canon PowerShot SX20 IS is capable of recording stunning HD movie clips at up to 1280 x 720 at 30 fps. It connects directly to your HDTV via a built-in mini-HDMI connector for full-screen high-definition enjoyment.
  • newegg High-quality 2.5" Vari-angle LCD Screen The Canon PowerShot SX20 IS features a big 2.5-inch LCD to display large pictures whether shooting, reviewing or showing off images. A Night Display feature is added for easy viewing in low light. With the vari-angle design, swivel the LCD screen 180° to the front of the camera and display either a mirror image or a non-reversed image so you can shoot from just about any position.
  • newegg Image Stabilizer Canon Optical Image Stabilizer technology ensures awesome-steady shooting with phenomenal picture clarity even when you are in motion.

Learn more about the Canon PowerShot SX20 IS

Model

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Brand
Canon
Series
PowerShot SX Series
Model
PowerShot SX20 IS

Details

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Color
Black
Type
SLR-Style

Image Sensor

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Image Sensor
1/2.3" CCD
Gross Pixels
12.4 MP
Effective Pixels
12.1 MP
Image Stabilization
Optical Image Stabilizer System

Lens

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Optical Zoom
20X
Digital Zoom
4X
Wide Angle
28mm
Focal Length
f=5.0 - 100 mm (35mm equivalent: 28-560mm)
Aperture
f/2.8 - 5.7

Shutter

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Shutter Speed
15-1/3,200 sec. (settable in Tv and M)
Self-timer
Activates shutter after an approx. 2-sec./10-sec. delay, Face Detection Self-timer, Custom

Focus

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Focus Type
TTL Autofocus
Normal Focus Range
1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W)
3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
Macro Focus Range
3.9 in.-1.6 ft./10-50cm (W)

Super macro: 0-3.9 in./0-10cm (W)

Flash

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Flash Mode
Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
1.6-22 ft./50cm-6.8m (W), 3.3-12 ft./1.0-3.7m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)

Exposure

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Exposure Control
Program AE, i-Contrast, Manual; AE Lock, Program Shift, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
Exposure Compensation
-2 EV to +2 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Metering System
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
*Facial brightness is also evaluated in Face Detect.
** Metering frame is fixed to the center/linked to AF frame
Sensitivity
Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent
(Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)
*Camera automatically sets the optical ISO speed according to shooting mode and subject brightness. The ISO speed also varies according to subject movement and camera shake when the shooting mode is set to Auto.

White Balance

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White Balance
Auto*, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash), Custom
* The color of faces is evaluated in Face Detect.

Viewfinder & Monitor

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Viewfinder
Optical
LCD
2.5" 230K Vari-Angle

Functions

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Continuous Drive
Normal: approx. 1.0 fps
AF: approx. 0.7 fps
LV: approx. 0.7 fps (Large/Fine)
Shooting Modes
Auto, P, Av, Tv, M, C, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Special Scene (Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Night Scene, Indoor, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap), Super Macro, Night Snapshot, Stitch Assist, Movie
Color Mode
My Colors Off, Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Custom
Playback
Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Jump, Auto Rotate, Rotate, Resume, My Category, Transition Effects, Histogram, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Over Exposure Warning, Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, Image Inspection Tool, i-Contrast;
Movie: Normal Playback, Special Playback, Editing, Auto Rotate, Resume

Recording System

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File Formats
Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1
Storage Media
SD / SDHC / MMC / MMC+ / HC MMC+ Card

Movie

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Movie Format
MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Monaural))
Movie Recording
1280 x 720 HD @ 30 fps available up to 4GB or 29 minutes, 59 sec.
640 x 480 @ 30 fps, 320 x 240 @ 30 fps available up to 4GB or 60 minutes
Max. Recording Resolution
1280 x 720

Interface

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USB
Yes

Battery

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Battery
4 x AA Batteries

Features

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Features
This high-powered 20x Wide-angle Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake so you achieve magnificent images whether you are up close or far away.
Provides flexibility to use the optical zoom while shooting superb 720p HD movies with stereo sound so you can fully capture those fun, memorable moments, with an HDMI output connector for easy playback on your HDTV.
Improved Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 22 predefined shooting situations.
This classically styled DIGIC 4 Image Processor, 12.1 Megapixel camera is a perfect device for any shooter!
Large 2.5" Vari-angle LCD enables easy viewing.
This AA battery powered camera enables you to easily power up.

Dimensions & Weight

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Dimensions (WxHxD)
4.88" x 3.48" x 3.42"
Weight
Approx. 19.8 oz./560g (camera body only)
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year
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