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Canon Power Shot A1200 12.1 Megapixel Digital Cameras has been discontinued by Canon and is no longer available. Our product experts have helped us select these available replacements below. You can also explore other items in the Digital Cameras category yourself to try and find the perfect replacement for you!

Canon Power Shot A1200 12.1 Megapixel Digital Cameras Product Info

Canon 12.1 Megapixel PowerShot A1200 Camera is all about photo simplicity. Capture events and scenery in great detail, thanks to the Canon Powershot 12.1 megapixels design. Trust your photography to Canon Cameras for incredible image quality in an affordable digital camera package. The Canon Powershot A1200 includes all the features for quality photography including 12.1 megapixels, 4x optical zoom, and a easy to view 2.7" LCD.

The PowerShot A1200 from Canon captures impressive 720p HD video in addition to high resolution still photos. Plus with facial detection and Smart AUTO technology, the Canon Powershot 12.1-megapixel digital camera is simple and effective for all of your basic point-and-shoot photography needs!

Specifications for Canon Power Shot Digital Camera 12.1 Megapixel A 1200:

Type: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 4x Optical & 4x Digital & 16x Combined Zoom
Image Capture Device
Type: 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
Total Pixels: Approx. 12.7 Megapixels
Effective Pixels: 10.0 Megapixels
Focal Length: 5.0 (W) - 20.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28-112mm)
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focusing Range: Normal: 1.2 in. (3cm) - infinity (W); 2.6 ft. (80cm) - infinity (T) / Macro: 1.2 in-1.6 ft. (3-50cm (W)
Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus
Optical Viewfinder: Available
LCD Monitor: 2.7-inch TFT color wide viewing angle LCD
LCD Pixels: Approx. 230,000 dots
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/2.8 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed: 1 - 1/1600 sec. / 15 - 1/1600 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Exposure Control
Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600
Light Metering Method: Evaluative(Control to incorporate facial brightness in Face Detection AF), Center-weighted average, Spot(Metering frame is fixed to the center)
Exposure Control Method: AE Lock
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control: Auto (Facial color is evaluated in Face AiAF), Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Custom
Built-in Flash: Auto, On, Off, FE lock, Slow Synchro
Flash Range: 12 in.-13 ft. (W), 1.6-6.6 ft. (T)/(30cm-4.0m (W), 50cm-2.0m (T))
Recycling Time: 12 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
Flash Exposure Compensation: N/A
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes: P, Live View Control, Auto, Easy, SCN(Blur Reduction, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer) Low Light, Beach, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Long Shutter), Creative Filters(Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect), Discreet, Movie(Standard, Miniature Effect)
Photo Effects: My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Custom(Adjustment of contrast, sharpness and saturation available.)
Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom / Shooting start time (0-15 sec (in one-second increments), 20/25/30 sec.) and number of shots (1-10 (in one-second increments)) can be specified.
Wireless Control: N/A
Image Storage
Storage Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, MultiMediaCard, MMC Plus Card, HC MMC Plus Card
File Format: Design rule for camera file system, DPOF Version 1.1 complaint
JPEG Compression Mode:
  • Still Image: Exif 2.3 (JPEG)
  • Movie: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (monaural))
Number of Recording Pixels: 4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small), 4000 x 2248 (Widescreen)
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File:
  • - Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Resume Playback, Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Jump, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
  • - Still Images: Single, Index, Magnification, Resize, i-Contrast, Focus Check, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Red-Eye Correction
  • - Movies: Normal Playback(Audio settings available in 5 levels.), slow motion(5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.), pause, first frame, last frame, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes:
  • Still Image: single image, all images
  • Video: any video file
Computer Interface : USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B jack)
Video Out: NTSC/PAL
Audio Out: Monaural
Other: Memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY Compact Photo Printers, PIXMA Inkjet Photo Printers and PictBridge-compatible printers via camera's USB 2.0 Hi-Speed cable
Power Supply:
  1. 2 AA Alkaline batteries (NiMH batteries NB-3AH x2)
  2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (Used together with DC Coupler DR-DC10) Approx. 200 shots Alkaline batteries: approx. 8 hours
  • AA NiMH batteries: approx. 11 hours
Power Source:
  1. 2 AA Alkaline batteries (NiMH batteries NB-3AH x2)
  2. Compact Power Adapter CA-PS800 (Used together with DC Coupler DR-DC10)
Shooting Capacity:
  • Alkaline batteries: approx. 200 shots
Playback Time:
  • Alkaline batteries: approx. 8 hours
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D): 3.84 x 2.46 x 1.21 in. / 97.5 x 62.5 x 30.7mm
Weight: Approx. 6.53 oz./185 g (including the battery and memory card)

Features of Canon A-Series A-1200 Digital Cameras:

  • An Optical Viewfinder makes capturing images simple and easy.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
  • Capture memories your way as either still images or in 720p HD video.
  • This stylish, powerful A-Series camera has 12.1 Megapixels and 4x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom (28mm).
  • This AA battery-powered camera enables you to easily power up on the go!
  • New scene mode: Discreet Mode disables the sound, flash and AF beam so you can still capture images in quiet areas.
  • Creative Filters offers fun and artistic ways to capture photos.
  • Large, clear 2.7-inch LCD makes taking and viewing images a breeze.

Package Contents:

  • Canon PowerShot 12.1 Megapixel A1200 Digital Camera
  • 2 AA batteries
  • Wrist Strap WS-800
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

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