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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS 12.1 MP 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 PowerShot SX230 HS 12.1 MP Digital Cameras Product Info

Canon SX230 HS PowerShot 14x Optical Zoom Camera is a compact powerhouse for capturing high quality images and 1080p HD video. The Powershot SX230 HS is a robust digital camera from Canon, with advanced functionality to deliver the best experience and best results. The Canon Powershot 14x 12 Megapixel Camera also is equipped with advanced GPS technology that automatically tags your photos with the location and time!

The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera is the ultimate camera for vacations and day trips. The PowerShot SX230 travel camera makes it easy to keep track of where you have been. You can view all of the locations of your photos on a map with the special software included, making it incredibly easy to navigate you photos.

Specifications for Canon 12 Megapixel Power Shot Digital Cameras SX 230:

Type: Compact digital still camera with built-in flash, 14x Optical & 4x Digital and 56x Combined Zoom and Optical Image Stabilizer
Image Capture Device
Type: 12.1 Megapixel, 1/2.3-inch CMOS
Total Pixels: Approx. 12.8 Megapixels
Effective Pixels: Approx. 12.1 Megapixels
Focal Length: 5.0 (W) - 70.0 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 - 392mm)
Digital Zoom: 4x
Focusing Range: Normal AF: 2.0 in (5cm) - infinity (W), 3.3 ft (1m) - infinity (T) / Macro AF: 2.0 in - 1.6 ft (5-50cm) (W)
Autofocus System: TTL Autofocus, Manual Focus
Optical Viewfinder: N/A
LCD Monitor: 3.0-inch TFT LCD with wide viewing angle
LCD Pixels: Approx. 461,000 dots
LCD Coverage: Approx. 100%
Aperture and Shutter
Maximum Aperture: f/3.1 (W) - f/5.9 (T)
Shutter Speed: 1-1/3200 sec. / 15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Exposure Control
Sensitivity: Auto, ISO 100/200/400/800/1600/3200
Light Metering Method: Evaluative(Facial brightness is evaluated in Face Detection AF), Center-weighted average, Spot(Metering frame is fixed to the center)
Exposure Control Method: Manual Exposure, i-Contrast, Program Shift, Safety Shift; AE Lock
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
White Balance
White Balance Control: Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom
Built-in Flash: Auto, Manual (3 levels), Red-eye Reduction, Auto Red-eye Correction, Flash On, Flash Off; FE Lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
Flash Range: 2.5 - 11.5 ft. (W), 3.3 - 6.6 ft (T), 75cm - 3.5m (W), (1.0 - 2.0m, (T)) / Image brightness may diminish depending on the shooting distance
Recycling Time: 10 seconds or less (Battery Voltage: 3.7V)
Flash Exposure Compensation: +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
Shooting Specifications
Shooting Modes: M, Av, Tv, P, Auto(Smart Auto also available for videos.), Easy, Movie Digest, Portrait, Landscape, Kids & Pets, SCN(Smart Shutter(Smile, Wink Self-timer, Face Self-timer), High-speed Burst, Best Image Selection, Handheld Night Scene, Low Light, Beach, Underwater, Foliage, Snow, Fireworks, Stitch Assist), Creative Filter(Fish-eye Effect, Miniature Effect6, Toy Camera Effect, Monochrome, Super Vivid, Poster Effect, Color Accent, Color Swap), Movie(Standard, iFrame Movie, Super Slow Motion Movie (Videos are recorded by pressing the movie button))
Photo Effects: My Colors Off, Vivid, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Custom Color / Adjustment of contrast sharpness, saturation, red, green, blue and skin tone are available
Self Timer: Approx. 10-sec. delay/approx. 2-sec. delay/custom / Shooting start time (0-10 sec. (in one-second increments), 15/20/30 sec.) number of shots (1-10 shots (in one-shot increments)) can be specified.
Wireless Control: N/A
Continuous Shooting:
  • Normal (P Mode): 3.2 shots/sec.
  • High-speed Burst: 8.1 shots/sec.
Image Storage
Storage Media: SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card, Eye-Fi Card, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus Card, HC MMCplus Card
File Format: Design rule for Camera File system, DPOF (Version 1.1) compliant
Image Recording Format: Normal, Fine
JPEG Compression Mode:
  • Exif. 2.3 (JPEG)
  • Video: MOV (Image data: H.264; Audio data: Linear PCM (Stereo))
Number of Recording Pixels:
  • 16:9
    • 4000 x 2248 (Large), 2816 x 1584 (Medium 1), 1920 x 1080 (Medium 2), 640 x 360 (Small)
  • 3:2
    • 4000 x 2664 (Large), 2816 x 1880 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1064 (Medium 2), 640 x 424 (Small)
  • 4:3
    • 4000 x 3000 (Large), 2816 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1600 x 1200 (Medium 2), 640 x 480 (Small)
  • 1:1
    • 2992 x 2992 (Large), 2112 x 2112 (Medium 1), 1200 x 1200 (Medium 2), 480 x 480 (Small)
Playback Specifications
Playback Modes File:
  • - Stills & Videos: Easy, Auto Rotate (Automatic vertical/horizontal detection), Image Advance (Operation Tools, Transition effects, Scroll Display), Rotate, Favorites, My Category, Smart Shuffle, Group Playback, Movie Digest, Filter Playback, Slide Show (Playback Interval, Repeat, Effect, Playlist)
  • - Still Image: Single, Magnification (approx. 2x-10x), Location Information Display, Resume, My Colors, Histogram, Overexposure Warning, Index (4-130 thumbnails), Slide Show, Red-eye Correction, Trimming, Resize, i-Contrast
  • - Videos: Normal Playback(Auto settings available in 5 levels), slow motion(5 levels (including normal playback), sound not available.), skip backward, next frame, previous frame, fast forward, fast rewind, editing, resume
Erasing Specifications
Erase Modes: Select image, select range, all images The image data in the memory card stored with the Design rule for Camera File systems format can be erased (however, protected images cannot be erased).Using the Movie editing function, sections of the movie (1 sec. increments) can be deleted.
Video Out:
  • NTSC/PAL (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
  • Mini-HDMI connector
Audio Out: Stereo (dedicated connector (female) with unified type of digital, audio and video)
Other: SD memory card slot; direct connection to Canon SELPHY, PIXMA Photo Printers & PictBridge compatible printers
Power Supply: Battery Pack NB-5L, AC Adapter Kit CA-DC10 Approx. 210 shots Approx. 4 hours
Power Source: Battery Pack NB-5L, AC Adapter Kit CA-DC10
Shooting Capacity: Approx. 210 shots
Playback Time: Approx. 4 hours
Physical Specifications
Operating Temperature: 32-104°F/0-40°C
Operating Humidity: 10-90%
Dimensions (W x H x D): 4.16 x 2.42 x 1.31 in. / 105.7 x 61.6 x 33.2mm
Weight: 7.87 oz. / 223g (including the battery and memory card)

Features of Canon 14x 12 Megapixel Camera SX230 HS:

  • Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash and lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings.
  • Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality and keep footage stabilized with Dynamic IS.
  • Remember where you were and when your pictures were taken with a GPS tracker that records your location, and a logger lets you view the locations on a map via Canon's software.
  • Powerful 14x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer and a 28mm Wide-Angle lens. Great overall zoom for a family vacation to your favorite tourist destination.
  • Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.
  • Movie Digest Mode records a short video clip right before shooting a still image and then combines one day's worth of clips into one video.
  • New scene modes, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome, add an artistic look to your photos.
  • Large, bright 3.0-inch wide PureColor System LCD with high resolution and wide viewing angle.

Package Contents:

  • Canon PowerShot 16 Megapixel A3300 Digital Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM

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