Succeeding the PowerShot S110 is Canon’s new pocket-sized 12-megapixel PowerShot S120 point-and-shoot digital camera, which offers a slight increase in maximum aperture, which ranges from f/1.8-f/5.7 with a 24-120mm extra-wide angle lens. The S120 is equipped with Canon’s HS System, which combines a DIGIC 6 image processor and a 12.1-megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensor allowing for enhanced low-light image quality. The advancements to Canon’s AF system allow users to achieve significantly faster autofocusing speeds. The S120 allows for continuous capture of up to 12.1 frames per secondii at 12.1-megapixels. The camera also records 1080p/60p Full HD video and includes a built-in stereo microphone and convenient playback via HDMI output.
The PowerShot S120 continues to offer built-in Wi-Fi technology that allows for images and video to be shared to social networking sites or via email through the CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. Users can also download the free Canon CameraWindow app to their compatible iOS or Android device and upload images from virtually anywhere.
Multiple creative shot modes such as the new Star mode, Background Defocus mode, and handheld HDR Scene mode give users the ability to create images they will be proud to share. Smart AUTO technology selects 58 different pre-defined scenes without the need to switch modes, making it possible to take beautiful images in a variety of situations.
Price and Availability
The Canon PowerShot S120 is scheduled be available in October 2013 for $449.99.