Summary Canon SX1 IS

Prices Price
Camera only
Unknown
Score Snapsort rank
Among similar cameras
#n/a of 9
Specifications Key specs
Zoom
Help 20x
Screen size
Help 2.8"
Aperture
Help f/2.8
Screen resolution
Help 230k dots
Wide angle
Help 28 mm
Movie format
Help 1080p @ 30fps
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Videos

Canon SX20 Still Photo Sample
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Canon SX20 Manual Focus Sample
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Pros

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Image stabilization Image stabilization Help
  1. Lens
External flash External flash Help
Better lighting
Fastest shutter speed Fast shutter speed Help
1/3200 of a second
Screen flips out Flip-out screen Help
Great for movies
Viewfinder Doesn't use battery, see more detail Help
Digital
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Thickness Thin Help
3.5"

Cons

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Screen resolution Very low resolution screen Help
230k dots
Light sensitivity Poor maximum light sensitivity Help
1,600 ISO
True resolution Lower true resolution Help
9.8 MP
Announced Old Help
September 2008
Weight Heavy Help
615 g
Size Slightly large Help
Prosumer size (128×88×88 mm)
Touch screen No touch screen Help
More buttons
Sensor size Slightly smaller than average sensor Help
1/2.3" 6.16x4.62mm
Thickness Thick Help
3.5"
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Zoom Poor zoom Help
20x
Wide angle Poor wide angle lens Help
28 mm
High-speed framerate High speed movies Help
Not supported
Battery life Very short battery life Help
160 shots
Screen type Screen type Help
LCD
Movie format Full HD Help
1080p @ 30fps
Screen size Small screen Help
2.8"
Continuous shooting Slow continuous shooting Help
4 fps
External mic jack Lacks an external mic jack Help
Limited to the in-camera mic
Popularity Not so popular Help
Among snapsort users

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Leon (8:28 AM, October 10, 2011)
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