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The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a GPS-enabled compact digital camera announced in February 2010.

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Pros

records to easy to find, affordable and capacious SD/SDHC/SDXC flash storage (Eye-fi compatible)

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3" display with a decent resolution (460K dot)

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sharp 14x zoom lens 28-392mm (35mm equiv.), little distortion

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great overall photo quality - images remain usable up to ISO 800, accurate colours, sharp lens

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dual optical/digital image stabilization

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12MP back-illuminated CMOS sensor - much improved low light performance over previous generation designs

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Mini-HDMI for output of images and video directly to compatible displays and HDTVs

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built-in GPS for geotagging your photos - a first for the PowerShot line

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records video in full 1080p/24 high definition

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Cons

lens is relatively slow (due to being so long) - F/3.1-5.9, poorer in low light situations, not as capable of isolating subjects from backgrounds/foregrounds with DOF

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boring bulky aesthetic - unchanged from the previous generation

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short battery life

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The Canon PowerShot SX230 HS is a GPS-enabled compact digital camera announced in February 2010. It features a GPS chip that can tag a photo with latitude, longitude, and altitude data, and then later direct a user back to that exact same spot. Featured on the SX230 HS camera is a 12.1MP CMOS sensor, a 14x optical zoom lens, and a 3.0” display with limited touch functionality. Like the ELPH series models that were released around the same time, the Canon SX230 HS supports full 1080p high-definition video capture with audio. Additional features include high-speed burst shooting, slow-motion playback, and digital image stabilization.

Features
  • 12.1MP CMOS Sensor
  • 24mm Wide-Angle Lens
  • 14X Optical Zoom
  • 4X Digital Zoom
  • 3.0" Touchscreen Display
  • TTL Autofocus
  • White Balance Control
  • Built-In Flash
  • HD JPEG Images
  • 1080p MOV Videos
  • Integrated GPS
  • GeoTagging
  • High Speed Shooting
  • Slow Motion Recording
  • 3200 ISO
  • Battery Pack
  • Stereo Audio Out
  • Monaural Video Out
  • Hi-Speed USB
  • Mini-HDMI
  • SD/SDHC/SDHX Expansion
Color Variations
  • Canon PowerShot SX230 HS BL | Black
  • Canon PowerShot SX230 HS RD | Red
  • Canon PowerShot SX230 HS BL | Blue
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