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Canon PowerShot SX210 IS Black 14.1 MP 14X Optical Zoom 28mm Wide Angle Digital Camera

  • 1/2.3" CCD 14.1 MP
  • 14X Optical Zoom
  • 28mm Wide Angle
  • Optical Image Stabilizer System
  • 3.0" 230K LCD
  • 1280 x 720
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The PowerShot SX210 IS digital camera boasts a 14.1-megapixel image sensor for brilliant photos that stay sharp even when you crop or enlarge, and an impressive set of features so it's easy to make the best of every photo op! With 14x optical zoom, you'll be able to get into the action, even from the sidelines! When you get home, you can print your photos directly from the camera or download them. The PowerShot SX210 IS camera gives you sharp pictures with brilliant color, even if you're new to digital photography.

  • newegg 14.1 Megapixel Image Sensor The Canon PowerShot SX210 IS features an amazing 14.1 megapixel effective CCD to provide profound image detail with unparalleled richness and depth, and the ultimate flexibility in enlarging and cropping shots.
  • newegg 14X Optical Zoom The Canon PowerShot SX210 IS's 14X optical zoom lens brings far-away objects up close for exceptionally sharp, clear images. A total of 56X zoom is available with the camera's 4X digital zoom capability.
  • newegg DIGIC 4 Image Processor Canon’s state-of-the-art DIGIC 4 image processor increases the speed and performance of the Canon PowerShot SX210 IS, and enables other advanced features such as Face Detection, Servo AF, Face Detection Self-Timer and Intelligent Contrast Correction for greater flexibility.
  • newegg PictBridge Support PictBridge technology makes photograph printing easier than ever. Simply connect your Canon PowerShot SX210 IS to any PictBridge-compatible printer, select your image and print settings, and press the Direct Print button to start printing.
  • newegg Image Stabilizer Canon Optical Image Stabilizer technology ensures awesome-steady shooting with phenomenal picture clarity even when you are in motion.
  • newegg Record HD Movie With the powerful, highly advanced Canon PowerShot SX210 IS, record movies in resolutions up to 1280 x 720 (720p) at 30 fps for unprecedented high definition image clarity. Also enjoy HD movie clips directly on your TVs via the HDMI output connector.

Learn more about the Canon USA PowerShot SX210 IS

General

Brand
Canon
Series
PowerShot SX Series
Model
PowerShot SX210 IS
Color
Black
Dimensions (WxHxD)
4.17" x 2.33" x 1.26"/105.8 x 59.3 x 31.9mm
Weight
Approx. 7.58 oz./215g (including battery and memory card)
Type
Compact

Image Sensor

Image Sensor
1/2.3" CCD
Gross Pixels
14.5 MP
Effective Pixels
14.1 MP
Resolution
4320 x 3240
Image Stabilization
Optical Image Stabilizer System

Lens

Optical Zoom
14X
Digital Zoom
4X
Wide Angle
28mm
Focal Length
f=5.0 (W) - 70.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 392mm)
Aperture
f/3.1-5.9

Shutter

Shutter Speed
1 - 1/3200 sec.
15 - 1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range); Long Shutter operates with noise reduction when manually set at 1.3 - 15 sec.
Self-timer
Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom*
* Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.

Focus

Focus Type
TTL Autofocus, Manual focus
Normal Focus Range
2.0 in (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft (1m) - infinity (T)
Macro Focus Range
2.0 in - 1.6 ft (5 - 50cm) (W)

Flash

Flash Mode
Auto, Manual (3 levels), Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range
12 in. - 11.5 (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft (T)

Exposure

Exposure Control
Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation
+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Metering System
Evaluative*, Center-weighted average, Spot**
* Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF
** Metering frame is fixed to the center
Sensitivity
Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard output sensitivity. Recommended exposure index)

White Balance

White Balance
Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
* Facial color is evaluated in Face Detection AF

Viewfinder & Monitor

LCD
3.0" 230K

Functions

Continuous Drive
Normal: approx. 0.7 fps; AF: approx. 0.5 fps; LV: approx. 0.5 fps; Low Light: 2.6 fps
Shooting Modes
Auto*, P, Tv, Av, M, Easy, Portrait, Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN
*Automatically detects shooting scene
Scene Modes
Smart Shutter (Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Detection Self-timer), Low Light, Color Accent, Color Swap, Fisheye Effect, Miniature Effect, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist

Recording System

File Formats
Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Storage Media
SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC / MMC+ / HC MMC+ Card

Movie

Movie Format
MOV (Image: H.264; Audio: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Movie Recording
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps, 640 x 480 @ 30 fps, 320 x 240 @ 30 fps

4GB or approx. 29 min. 59 sec. (HD), 60 min. (SD) per clip
Max. Recording Resolution
1280 x 720

Interface

USB
Yes
A/V Out
Yes

Battery

Battery
Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery NB-5L

Manufacturer Warranty

Parts
1 year limited
Labor
1 year limited

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • mark t.
  • 11/11/2012 6:46:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat fast camera

Pros: Fast and great zoom, long battery life. Takes nice pictures and videos.

Cons: Sometimes when you turn on the power, if you have your finger on the top, it keeps the flash closed even if you did not want it closed. Its just in a bad position.

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  • Peter G.
  • 11/26/2011 5:04:35 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsCanon SX210 IS

Pros: high quality photos

Cons: dying a slow death by E32 and it restarts, looking for similar issues I discovered many posts describing the same problem. I am losing my good opinion of Canon products. It is out of warranty, of course.

Other Thoughts: cost as much to send back as to buy a new one. very expensive for one year ownership, I did not expect this.

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  • Anonymous
  • 5/21/2011 8:49:25 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: none.

Cons: this camera is over priced.. I just happened to get the last one, then newegg deactivated the listing.. the picture quality is horrible on this.

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  • Necip G.
  • 5/16/2011 1:15:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsTerrible Video Performance

Pros: Good quality Still Camera

Cons: Camera loses focus all the time
Popup Flash is a major annoyance
Saves videos in Quicktime format?

Other Thoughts: I am selling mine and buying a Sony

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  • Shane T.
  • 4/7/2011 12:39:48 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsworked for me

Pros: good weight, clear pictures, the auto feature is very nice, looks nice and is a good size, i am very happy with the camera

Cons: videos are in Quicken format instead of .wmv or .avi, i had issues trying to put a slideshow together using windows live moviemaker, the quality was very good but i had to convert it to a file type that windows could recognize, if you just wanted to have a single video you would be good to go, Battery price, damaged easily

Other Thoughts: I used this camera while deployed to Iraq and it held up very well with all of the sand, it scratches easily so just be careful with it. it uses a battery pack, you can buy an off brand maker and the batteries work just as well as the cannon batteries for 1/3 of the price, a camera case is a must for this baby, otherwise carrying it around could end badly, try to purchase it in a bundle with a camera bag and extra battery

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  • Mario G.
  • 3/19/2011 11:16:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

1 out of 5 eggsThe Worst Camera I ever Buyed

Pros: Amazing Zoom, Paper specifications looks awesome, Nice pictures.

Cons: Very bad quality, the image appear black.

Other Thoughts: I Buy one on blackfriday, and send it to Colombia for use it in December, I get it dicimber 7, take some pictures and ok, Dec.8 I where goint to turn on, and surprise, the camera doesn't response. I returned by garanty. Today, the camera comes to my hands, I put it the batery, the sd card, and take 2 pictures, the image get dark, and i turn off thinking that was a bug, but when i where going to turn on... Surprise, death again. I want my money back, this is the worse camera I ever buyed.

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/3/2011 1:24:47 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Compact, stylish, excellent zoom range, convenient control layout.

Cons: Flash location and power, slow lens, slow zoom motors, screen aspect ratio. Autofocus doesnt do well in low-light or full zoom.

Other Thoughts: This camera is an excellent compliment to any photographers kit. Small enough to slip in a pocket, yet versatile enough to get most jobs done in lieu of carrying a DSLR.
Where its really let down is its flash, and the speed of its lens. At best its only an f/3.1. The lens motors are also physically slower than I expected. It takes about 3 sec to go from 5mm to 70mm. While that sounds like nothing in context, its enough to make a difference on that great shot.
The other big thing this has against it is its flash. Its miniscule and in the worst location ever. Although it can be kept down if you happen to be resting your hand there when you turn on the cam (As many people will).
The autofocus is problematic under certain circumstances and the screens aspect ratio is 16:9 instead of the normal 4:3 so theres always blank space on the screen in normal shooting.
For most people its a great all-rounder with my recommendation.

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  • Jeffrey T.
  • 2/27/2011 8:08:21 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsSold mine

Pros: Camera size, quality of outdoor pictures

Cons: Speed of the camera (between shots)

Other Thoughts: I owned this camera for about two months before selling it. I could not get past how incredibly slow this camera is between shots. I missed countless shots of my kids because the camera was not ready, even when not using the flash. I have owned 5 or 6 other Canon cameras, and this one was my first disappointment.

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  • J D.
  • 2/18/2011 4:08:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsVideo Zooming is Top Notch

Pros: I had a laundry list of features I wanted in a P&S camera before I purchased this one. At the top of my list was optical zooming during shooting of video / holding focus during the zooming of video / and not making any mechanical motor noises when zooming video. This camera fit the bill. Occasionally, however it does not perfectly hold focus during zooming video.

The camera shoots great stills as well (I'm an amateur so I pretty much just stick with Auto). The lens is better than others I've owned in that the lines of buildings do not distort (much) when a building fills the shot.

Cons: The placement of the pop-up flash is, as others have pointed out, not ideal. It would have been nice if it was above the lens and only popped up when lighting conditions demanded it. Also, video quality is good but not great in that it is "only" 720p and records at only 3MB/s.

Other Thoughts: My next camera will shoot 1080p video and have a recording rate of at least 6MB/s. I won't settle for anything less than 10X optical zoom (and the ability to zoom, hopefully zooming at variable speeds, during video shots) after using this SX210 camera.

If you are contemplating a smallish P&S camera, this one is a steal at $250. (I paid $350 when it was first released less than 1 year ago.)

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  • Jacob D.
  • 1/17/2011 8:18:34 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat camera packed with SLR features

Pros: Very slick and easy to use. Zoom is outstanding and settings are straightforward. A great buy!

Cons: Couldn't find a way to stop the pictures from rotating when the camera is tilted, but otherwise no serious problems.

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