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Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

alaTest has collected and analyzed 535 reviews of Canon PowerShot SX120 IS. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and image quality. The price and zoom are also mentioned favorably, but many are negative about the shutter and durability.

usability, zoom, price, image quality, portability

battery, flash, viewfinder, durability, shutter

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Digital Compact Cameras the Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Canon PowerShot SX120 IS from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the usability and battery.

battery, usability

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX120 IS from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.2/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the zoom and performance. The image quality and usability are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the durability and battery.

price, usability, image quality, performance, zoom

battery, durability

93% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Canon PowerShot SX120 IS from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Digital Compact Cameras on Amazon.ca. People are impressed by the battery. The price is also mentioned favorably.

design, price, battery

67% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

Sep, 2019

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (techadvisor.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS review

 

The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is perfect for almost any photo situation, including concerts and parties; and when you take into account its £229 price tag (cheaper if you shop around), it's a very good purchase.

Overall, we think the Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a very good value camera for anyone who wants something small and compact, yet a camera capable of taking good shots in most scenarios. It provides good range with its 10x optical zoom, and it's also...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by (gadgetheaven.co.uk)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

 

The Canon PowerShot SX120 IS is a terrific camera that is characterized by its good output efficiency. First and foremost, this canon make of a camera has been further improved from last year's recent make. Last year's camera had a resolution slightly...

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Lesley Billen (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Canon Powershot SX120 IS

 

Super-easy shooting but does it perform?

Despite its bulkier build and lack of HD video, the SX120 IS is a versatile camera that appeals to all levels and gives impressive results with its 10x optical zoom

Mar, 2010

Expert review by (ephotozine.com)

Canon SX120 IS, Casio EX-H10 & Kodak Z950

 

Enhance your pulling power. Here, we test three popular compact cameras with 10x optical zoom lenses selling for under £200.

Decent NR system; Records bright colours well; Works white balance well; Good build; Smallest camera in test; One touch video; Good colour rendition; Decent build quality; Handles noise well

Suffered with white balance

Nov, 2009

Expert review by (cameras.co.uk)

Canon Powershot SX120 IS

 

In terms of picture quality this camera is difficult to beat in its class. It has a good range of features too. If this was the type of camera I was looking for I would be happy to own this model. Recommended.

Photo quality - compact body - features

Shutter delay with flash

If picture quality is the main buying point for you then you are likely to be very impressed with the Canon Powershot SX120 IS. Add in the manual exposure controls and it is hard to find a better camera of its type.

Oct, 2009

Expert review by (photographymonthly.com)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

 

Compact packs 10x optical zoom lens

For pin-sharp results, the PowerShot SX120 IS features technologies that dramatically reduce camera shake and image blur. Canon's Image Stabilizer (IS), ISO Auto and Motion Detection Technology work together to form a complete Anti-Blur solution. To...

Aug, 2009

Expert review by : Elias Plastiras (goodgearguide.com.au)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS digital camera

 

A relatively small Canon digital camera with a big zoom and very good picture quality

Compact size with a 10x zoom, very good low-light performance, reasonable video mode, f/2.8 lens

Build quality could be better, noticeable chromatic aberration

Despite its relatively small size, the Canon PowerShot SX120 IS digital cameras includes a 10x zoom lens and is the perfect choice for anyone who seeking a versatile camera to encompass a variety situations — such as a sight-seeing trip or a friend's...

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Dave Johnson (pcworld.com)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS

 

Canon's PowerShot SX120 IS ($250 as of 11/16/09) is a AA-powered pocket megazoom for the photographer on a budget. It's a slim, sexy, and lightweight 10X-optical-zoom camera with features for both beginners and advanced shooters, but its shutter lag...

10X optical zoom ; Wide range of exposure modes

Slow recycle between shots, especially with flash ; LCD hard to see in sunlight; no optical viewfinder ; No wide-angle lens

This stylish, compact megazoom has a nice range of controls, but it suffers from a sluggish shutter and short battery life.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by : Joshua Goldman (cnet.com)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS review

 

Canon seems to have an "if it ain't broke" attitude when it comes to its PowerShot SX series. The SX120 IS is the latest version of the company's 10x pocket megazoom and is nearly identical to its predecessors, the SX110 IS and SX100 IS . The SX120 IS...

Easy to use; best-in-class photo quality; manual and semimanual controls.

Fewer features, slower performance, and bulkier design than competitive models.

Canon's SX120 IS pocket megazoom falls behind the competition in every aspect except photo quality.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Josh Fate (steves-digicams.com)

Canon PowerShot SX120 IS Review

 

Dueto be released in September of 2009, the Canon PowerShot SX120 IS isone of the more affordable of the "SX" series cameras. The "SX" seriesis part of Canon's "High-End" PowerShot models. This compact digicamfeatures a 10-Megapixel imaging sensor, 10x...

Oct, 2009

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