The Canon Powershot A1200 features high quality combined with features only normally found on more expensive models, including a wide angle zoom lens, 12 megapixel resolution and an optical viewfinder in addition to the 2.7” LCD monitor. Below are outlined some of the main features of this versatile camera.
12.1 Megapixel Resolution
For sharp image quality, even when enlarged beyond A3 size..
Wideangle 4x zoom optics
Only usually found on expensive models, the Powershot A1200 has a zoom lens with wide angle equivalent to 28mm. This setting is ideal for indoor photos and landscapes. The telephoto end of the zoom range (equivalent to 112mm) is ideal for picking out more distant details.
Detects up to 35 faces in any frame and optimises focus and exposure.
2.7" LCD monitor plus optical viewfinder
As well as having a well sized 2.7-inch screen, the PowerShot A1200 also has an optical viewfinder. This is ideal for quick point-and shoot images and in bright sunlight when the image on the screen may be less visible. Live View Control also allows you to preview any picture settings before shooting.
The Powershot A1200 can record movies in 720p quality HD, giving crystal clear image quality. Also features a Miniature Effect in Movie Mode, making what you record look like a model.
Smart Auto, Easy mode and Hints & Tips
The Powershot A1200 is designed to be as easy to operate as possible and Canon have included Smart Auto mode that lets the camera do the thinking. It chooses the most appropriate scene from 32 options and sets aperture, shutter and focus for the best results.. Easy mode stops any accidental changing of camera settings, while Hints & Tips give a brief overview of the camera’s features
Blur Reduction Mode
Digic 4 Processor with Advanced Noise Reduction
6 Creative Filters including Miniature and Toy Camera Effect
Auto Red-Eye Correction
Uses AA Batteries