An easy to use digital camera with AA batteries
The PowerShot A1200 is the ideal entry level compact camera with all the necessary features to get a quality photo. Featuring AA batteries which is perfect for travelling, HD Movie recording, 4x Optical Zoom and 12.1 Megapixels.
HD Movie Recording
Shoot High Definition Movies (1280 x 720) at 24fps.
Wide Angle Lens
28mm Wide Angle Lens allows you to shoot beautiful landscapes or capture great group shots.
Genuine Canon 4x Optical Zoom lens gets you closer to your subject.
12.1 Megapixels delivers photo quality prints up to A3 size.
Shoot using creative filters for an added effect: Toy camera, Miniature, Fish eye, Monochrome, Super Vivid and Poster effects.
New Auto mode with scene detection, face detection, motion detection and noice reduction makes it even easier to get the perfect shot.
Intelligent Flash Exposure
Automatically detects whether the flash is required and adjusts the flash output, shutter speed, aperture and ISO speed to best suit the photo being taken.
2.7" LCD Screen for vivid bright and sharp images to view and share your photos.
DiG!C IV Image Processor
Delivers higher picture quality with faster processing speed.
PowerShot A1200 Technical Specifications
CCD / Image Processor
Effective Number of Pixels - Approx 12.1 Megapixels
Size / Filter Array - 1/2.3 inch / Primary colour filter (Bayer)
Processor - DiG!C IV
Focal Length (optical) - 5.0 (W) – 20.0 (T) mm
35mm film equivalent - 28 (W) – 112 (T) mm
f/number - f/2.8 / f/8.0 (W) - f/5.9 / f/17 (T)
Shutter Speed - 1 - 1/1600 sec.
Zoom - Approx. 4x Optical, 4x Digital
Focus System - TTL Autofocus
Face Detection - Face Detect, AiAF1 (9-points), Tracking AF, Center
Other Shooting Features - Normal: 3cm–infinity, Macro: 3-50cm (W)
Face Detection - Auto Focus and AiAF, Auto Exposure, White Balance, Flash Exposure, Auto Red-Eye
Correction, Face Self Timer
Other Shooting Features - Focus Check, Night Display
Continuous Shooting (Large/Fine) - Approx 1.0 shots/sec in P mode / 3.6 shots/sec in Low Light mode
Self-timer - Approx. 10sec or 2sec delay, or custom.
Light Metering Method - Evaluative2, Center-weighted average, Spot3
Exposure Control Method - Program AE
Exposure Compensation - ± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Sensitivity (Equivalent Film Speed) - Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
White Balance Modes - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Custom
LCD Monitor / Viewfinder
LCD Monitor - 2.7 inch TFT LCD monitor (approx 230,000 dots) with brightness adjustment (5 levels)
Viewfinder - Yes
Flash Modes - Auto, On, Slow Synchro, Off
Flash Range - 30cm – 4.0m (W), 50cm – 2.0m (T)
Selectable Shooting Modes
Shooting Modes - Auto (32 scenes detected), P, Live Control, Easy, Discreet, SCN (Blur Reduction,
Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter, Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow,
Firework, Long Shutter), Creative Filter (Fisheye, Miniature, Toy Camera, Monochrome,,
Super Vivid, Poster Effect,), Movie (Standard, Miniature Effect)
My Colours - Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom Colour
Image Recording Format
Still image - JPEG Compression (EXIF 2.3 Compliant)
Colour Space / Compression Levels - sRGB: Fine, Normal
Movies - MOV (Image Data: H.264; Audio Data: Linear PCM (monaural)
Microphone/Speaker - Available
Still Images and Capacity on a 4GB card at Fine Image Setting
Large: 4000 x 3000 (1231), Medium 1: 2816 x 2112 (2320), Medium 2: 1600 x 1200
(6352), Small: 640 x 480 (20116), Widescreen: 4000 x 2248 (1630), Low Light: 1600 x 1200 (6352)
Movie Frame Rate and Capacity on a 4GB card
HD: 1280 x 720 @ 24fps (26min 48sec), 640 x 480 @ 30fps (50min 17sec), 320 x 240 @
30fps (3hr 2min 52sec), Miniature Effect HD: 1280 x 720 @ 6fps (1hr 45min 52sec),
Miniature Effect 640 x 480 @ 6fps (3hr 43min 30sec)
Red-Eye Correction, Slideshow, Resize, Focus Check, Advancing and Reversing
through magnified images, Jump, Rotate, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Transition
PictBridge - Yes
Supported Operating Systems - PC: Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1/SP2), XP SP3; Mac: OS X v10.4 - v10.6
Computer I/F - Hi-Speed USB (mini-B jack)
Video Output - PAL or NTSC selectable
Audio Output - Monaural
Memory Storage - SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus card, HC MMCplus card
Menu Languages - 27 Languages
Battery - AA Alkaline Batteries (AA NiMH Batteries NB-3AH) x2
Shooting Capacity (full charge) - Approx. 450 shots (When using NB-3AH x2)
Dimensions (W x H x D) - 97.5 x 62.5 x 30.7mm (ex. protruding parts)
Weight (Ex battery) - Approx. 137g