Summary Canon SX220 HS

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Specifications Key specs
Help 14x
Screen size
Help 3"
Help f/3.1
Screen resolution
Help 461k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
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Canon PowerShot SX220 HSCanon PowerShot SX220 HS

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"The Canon PowerShot SX220 HS is a strong recommendation as a travel zoom camera that does it all with the minimum of fuss." | talking about the camera's overall-performance
"The Canon PowerShot SX220 HS produces images of very good quality." | talking about the camera's image-quality
"It recorded noise-free images at ISO 100, 200 and 400, with some noise and slight colour desaturation at ISO 800." | talking about the camera's iso-noise


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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent compacts

Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 24fps
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
240 fps
Supports 24p 24p movies Help
For that film look
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Sensor type CMOS Sensor Help
Better in low light


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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent compacts

Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
461k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Announced Old Help
February 2011
Weight Heavy Help
215 g
Size Slightly large Help
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Thickness Thick Help
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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 24fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Zoom Poor zoom Help
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.2 fps
Battery life Shorter battery life Help
210 shots
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users


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Canon PowerShot SX220 HS
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Avatar for Brad Semenick Brad Semenick (11:49 PM, March 14, 2012)
your wife and girlfriend are two different people?
Drsbanerjee (2:29 PM, January 11, 2012)
am actually confused between nicon L120 and and cannon sx220hs. am not a professional one. but am capturing pics here and there as i like it. you pleas suggest what am buying. which one become good for bright light and dim light too with good battery support. thank you.
Kapila (7:25 AM, September 09, 2011)
Great camara. I have it my wife has it my girl frend has it
Avatar for Snapsort Snapsort (2:57 PM, July 16, 2011)
Hi Octoberqueen, the Canon SX220 HS has a 14x zoom lens, you can confirm that by seeing 14x written on the camera body and by looking at our Canon SX220 specs page.
Guest (8:39 AM, July 16, 2011)
5x or 14 x? In the search I found zoom to  be 14 x.