Summary Canon SX220 HS

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Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 14x
Screen size
Help 3"
Aperture
Help f/3.1
Screen resolution
Help 461k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 24fps
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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."
photographyblog.com | talking about the camera's overall-performance
"The Canon PowerShot SX220 HS produces images of very good quality."
photographyblog.com | 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."
photographyblog.com | talking about the camera's iso-noise

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Pros

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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent compacts

Zoom Huge zoom Help
14x
Screen size Above average sized screen Help
3"
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent travel zooms

Size Quite small Help
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
Weight Very light Help
215 g
Thickness Thin Help
1.3"
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second

Cons

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The Canon SX220 HS vs other recent compacts

Size Slightly large Help
Compact (106×59×33 mm)
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
3.2 fps
Weight Heavy Help
215 g
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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
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Battery life Very short battery life Help
210 shots
Announced Old Help
February 2011
Longest exposure Short exposures Help
15 seconds
Zoom Very poor zoom Help
14x
Light sensitivity Very poor maximum light sensitivity Help
3,200 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Autofocus contrast detection autofocus Help
slower focusing
Sensor size Small sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Viewfinder Can only preview photos on the screen Help
None
Popularity Not so popular Help
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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.