Thursday, 17 May 2012

Canon A1200 Review


Canon PowerShot A1200 12.1MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom, 2.7" LCD, Smart AUTO

I have taken a few photos with the Canon A1200 now. The camera is everthing and more than what I expected. Its very easy to use and set up, all the settings have an explanation what they do. Its very easy to use. It's a nice size to hang on to, takes great photos! If you are looking for a budget camera that grandma could use and get briallant results then this is the camera for you.

The LCD is a good size, the view finder is small but quite useable, I tried it a couple times but prefer the LCD, personal preference. Love the fish eye function makes your face look very funny and has a silent mode where it makes no beep, clicks or pops when taking photos.

On feature I like is that when set to auto if you go close to something it will go to macro mode so you never have to adjust anything! Blur free closeups.
For an under $80USD camera its got a lot of bang for buck! You won't go wrong for the money!

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Sleekly redesigned, the PowerShot A1200 digital camera from Canon is all about capturing your memories your way. An optical viewfinder gives you an easy, familiar alternative to composing shots with an LCD screen, and Smart AUTO takes care of all the details while you focus on getting the shot you want. Plus, you can even preserve your memories exactly the way you see them in incredibly true-to-life 720p HD video. And since the Canon PowerShot A1200 digital camera uses AA batteries, you'll have power anytime, anywhere you go.
Canon PowerShot A1200 Digital Camera:
  • 12.1 megapixel resolution
    For large, detailed shots that allow for poster-sized prints or tight crops
  • 4x optical zoom lens
    Get up close to your subject without sacrificing image quality
  • 2.7" LCD screen
    Navigate camera menus and show off your shots with this ample display
  • Smart AUTO
    Intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations
  • 720p HD video
    Capture your favorite memories in motion — and in high definition
  • Optical viewfinder
    Capture images simply and easily with this classic, familiar option
  • Discreet Mode
    Disables the sound, flash and AF beam so you can shoot discreetly
  • Creative filters
    Offer fun and artistic ways to capture photos
Memory Card Specifications:
  • Compatible with SD/SDHC cards, MultiMediaCard, MMCplus, HC MMCplus cards
  • No internal memory — memory card is required to operate
  • 1 SD/MMC card slot
See my other blog for test photos I took when the camera arrived

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