Summary Canon 120 IS

Prices Price
Camera only
$246
Score Snapsort rank
Within its price range
#n/a of 3
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 5
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 4x
Screen size
Help 2.7"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 720p @ 30fps
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Also known as: Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Canon Digital IXUS 120 ISCanon Digital IXUS 120 IS

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Pros

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The Canon 120 IS vs other recent compacts

Aperture Wide aperture Help
f/2.8
Weight Light Help
120 g
Size Really small Help
Ultra compact 89x55x20 mm
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Macro focus Great macro Help
3 cm
Thickness Thin Help
0.8"
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second
Built-in flash Built-in flash Help
Usually standard
Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
Lens

Cons

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The Canon 120 IS vs other recent compacts

Screen size Below average sized screen Help
2.7"
Screen resolution Low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
Panorama Lacks in-camera panoramas Help
You could stitch photos in post
HDR Lacks in-camera HDR Help
You could do HDR manually
Light sensitivity (boost) Lacks boost light sensitivity Help
None
Zoom Below average zoom Help
4x
Screen flips out Fixed screen Help
Less flexible
Announced Old Help
August, 2009
Fastest shutter speed Slow shutter speed Help
1/1500 of a second
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users
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The Canon 120 IS vs other recent ultra compacts

Movie format HD movies Help
720p @ 30fps
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
0.8 fps
Sensor type Sensor type Help
CCD
Weight Heavy Help
120 g
Wide angle Very poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Waterproof Not waterproof Help
Stay on land

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