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 produces images of very good quality." | talking about the camera's image-quality
"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
"It may be larger than most compacts." | talking about the camera's feel


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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent compacts

Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second
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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Size Really small Help
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
Weight Very light Help
215 g
Thickness Thin Help


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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent compacts

Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.2 fps
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Announced Old Help
February 2011
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
461k dots
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
Zoom Poor zoom Help
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Battery life Very short battery life Help
210 shots
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds


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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.