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PowerShot S120

Pocketsize DSLR performance.

It’s small, fashionable and feature-packed. Enjoy the amazing 12.1 MP CMOS Sensor and DiG!C 6 Image Processor that delivers awe-worthy image quality. Get tear-jerking shots of the new baby, proud photos of your grandmother, touching captures of your husband, all thanks to the f/1.8 lens that takes breathtaking portrait shots. We’ve made it incredibly simple to get DSLR-like photos and videos with our intuitive Touch LCD Screen. It works just like your other devices, so you can navigate quickly and never miss a moment. Shoot for the stars with high performance ISO and Star Mode that give you the ability to capture the radiance of the night’s sky. Whether it’s night or day, you can share your best shots with your friends using the built-in Wi-Fi. You’ll have plenty of cool photos to show off with the Background Defocus Mode. Working with the f/1.8 lens, this feature blurs the background, for DSLR-like effects. The right blur looks artistic, but blur from a shaky hand can ruin a shot. No worries, Intelligent IS is a pro at correcting the shakes, for crystal clear photos, even when you’re zooming up close with the 10x ZoomPlus lens. Moments pass by quickly, but you can slow them right down for dramatic effect with Super Slow Motion Movie mode. It’s just one of the effects you can play with, along with many Creative Filters that make your movies and photos your own. You don’t need to be a pro to get frame-worthy shots. Smart Auto will detect what you’re shooting, and set the camera up for success. It’s amazing that so many cool, creative and innovative features can fit into your pocket.

  • Enjoy outstanding quality with our highly sensitive 12.1 MP CMOS Sensor and the ahead-of-the-curve DiG!C 6 Image processor
  • Take amazing portrait shots with the f/1.8 lens
  • Enjoy the familiarity and intuitiveness of the 3.0-inch touch LCD screen
  • Capture the brilliance of the night sky thanks to the standard ISO 12800 and new Star Mode
  • Built-in Wi-Fi lets you share your photos and videos instantly
  • Get enviable background blur with the new Background Defocus Mode
  • Intelligent IS helps eliminate the blurriness caused by camera shake
  • Get 10x zoom with ZoomPlus
  • Add drama to your movies with Super Slow Motion Movie mode
  • Add personality and fun to your shots with Creative Filters
  • Smart Auto sets up your camera based on your shooting conditions for great photos every time

$449.99 MSRP

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Print Specs

  • What's in the Box
    • PowerShot S120 Digital Camera
    • Battery Pack NB-6LH
    • Battery Charger CB-2LY
    • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • TypeCompact digital still camera with built-in flash, 5x Optical, 4x Digital and 20x Combined Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Total MegapixelsApprox. 12.8 Megapixels
  • Effective PixelsApprox. 12.1 Megapixels
  • Focal Length5.2 - 26mm
    24 - 120mm 35mm film equivalent
  • Digital ZoomApprox. 4.0x
  • Focusing RangeNormal: 2.0 in. (5cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30cm) - infinity (T)
    Auto/Manual: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W), 12 in. (30cm) - infinity (T)
    Macro AF: 1.2 in. - 1.6 ft. (3-50cm) (W), 12 in. - 1.6 ft. (30-50cm) (T)
    Quick: 4.9 - 66 ft. (1.5 - 20m) (W,T)
  • Autofocus SystemTTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
  • Optical ViewfinderNot available
  • LCD MonitorTFT Color LCD with wide viewing angle capacitive touch-screen panel
  • LCD PixelsApprox. 922,000 dots
  • LCD CoverageApprox. 100%
  • Shutter Speed1-1/2500 sec.
    15-1/2500 sec. (in Tv mode)
    250-1/2500 sec. (in M mode)
  • White Balance Control Auto*, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Flash, Underwater, Custom 1, Custom 2
  • Built-in FlashAuto, Flash On, Slow Synchro, Flash Off
  • Flash Exposure Compensation± 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
  • Storage MediaSD/SDHC/SDXC and UHS-I Memory Cards
  • File FormatDesign rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
  • Image Recording FormatSuperfine / Fine
  • Number of Recording PixelsStill Images:
    1) 16:9 - Large: 4000 x 2248; Medium 1: 2816 x 1584; Medium 2: 1920 x 1080; Small: 640 x 360; RAW: 4000 x 2248
    2) 3:2 - Large: 4000 x 2664; Medium 1: 2816 x 1880; Medium 2: 1600 x 1064; Small: 640 x 424; RAW: 4000 x 2664
    3) 4:3 - Large: 4000 x 3000; Medium 1: 2816 x 2112; Medium 2: 1600 x 1200; Small: 640 x 480; Raw: 4000 x 3000
    4) 1:1 - Large: 2992 x 2992; Medium 1: 2112 x 2112; Medium 2: 1200 x 1200; Small: 480 x 480; RAW: 2992 x 2992
    5) 4:5 - Large: 2400 x 3000; Medium 1: 1696 x 2112; Medium 2: 960 x 1200; Small: 384 x 480; RAW: 2400 x 3000

    Videos:
    Full HD 1920 x 1080: 60 fps (59.94), 30 fps
    Full HD Star Time-Lapse Movie: 15 fps
    HD 1280 x 720: 30 fps (29.97)
    Miniature Effect HD 1280 x 720: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
    Miniature Effect 640 x 480: 6 fps / 3 fps / 1.5 fps
    Super Slow Motion Movie 640 x 480: 120 fps
    Super Slow Motion Movie 320 x 240: 240 fps
    640 x 480: 30 fps (29.97)
  • Erase ModesSelect Image, Select Range, Select All Images
  • Video OutNTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video), Mini-HDMI connector
  • Audio OutStereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • OtherSD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
  • Power SourceBattery Pack NB-6LH, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC40)
  • Shooting CapacityApprox. 230 shots
    Approx. 300 shots with ECO Mode
  • Operating Temperature32 – 104°F (0 – 40°C)
  • Operating Humidity10–90%
  • Dimensions3.94 x 1.14 x 2.32 in.
    100.2 x 29.0 x 59.0mm
  • WeightApprox. 7.65 oz (217g) including the battery and memory card.
    Approx. 6.81 oz (193g) camera only.