Been waiting for this model to fall in price below 199 and i think i might just be buying it. Great camera, great reviews
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Next lowest price is 199 @ john lewis
With a wide-angle 28mm lens and a 12x optical zoom, the Canon PowerShot SX200 IS captures landscapes or distant subjects in stunning detail. Its compact size makes it perfect for travel and the sleek aluminium design feels great to hold.
Anti-blur technology ensures clear images, and a 12 megapixel resolution means you can capture sufficient detail for poster size prints. It also features Canons cutting-edge DIGIC 4 processor to achieve richly-detailed, cleaner images, even when shooting at high ISO speeds.
There are 16 dedicated shooting modes which deliver superb shots in a range of lighting conditions. Or you can choose a manual control mode to creatively experiment with key camera settings such as aperture and shutter speed.
The SX200 also allows you to shoot smooth HD video clips at the touch of a button, then share on a HD ready TV via the HDMI connection. A crisp 3 inch LCD screen makes framing and viewing shots a pleasure.
Face Detection technology makes the SX200 a brilliant choice for portraits as well. It will detect up to 35 faces and adjust focus and settings to produce great results and natural-looking skin tones. You can even automatically remove the dreaded red-eye.
Audio capability Yes
Connections USB 2.0, AV out
Dimensions H60.5 x W103 x D37.5mm
Direct printingPrint photos instantly to a compatible printer without a PC PictBridge
Guarantee FREE 1 year guarantee, extend to 3 years £47
LensLens type please see Buying Digital Camera guide for more information 28-336mm Canon Zoom (35mm equivalent)
Maximum ISO ratingA high ISO is ideal for fast moving scenes or dimly lit locations where the flash is required e.g. ISO1600 1600
MegapixelsMeasures the picture resolution: the higher the figure, the sharper the image 12.1
Memory card slotGreater amount of slots means more variety of card formats can be used SD/MMC
Model name / number Powershot SX200IS
Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)Helps elimate the blur caused by shaky hand-held shooting Yes
Power supply Rechargeable Li-ion battery NB-5L
Screen size 3
Shooting modesSpecial settings for particular shooting scenarios e.g Portrait, Night Portrait, Landscape etc. 13
Video capabilityRecord moving images AVI Motion JPEG
Zoom (digital)Enlarges video captured by the optical zoom and makes it seem even closer 4x
Zoom (optical)A 7 x zoom will get you closer to your subject than a 5 x zoom 12x