At A Glance

Building on an already-excellent camera, the 14X-optical-zoom PowerShot SX230 HS adds a new sensor, 1080p video capture, high-speed shooting, and in-camera GPS to the mix.

Manufacturer’s Description

Travel the world with the new PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera. It's the first Canon PowerShot to come with GPS technology that'll automatically tag your photos with time and locations. You can even view all the photos' locations on a map by using special bundled software. And with amazing features, such as the HS SYSTEM, 12.1 Megapixels, 14x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 1080p Full HD Video, the stylish PowerShot SX230 HS is your essential traveling companion!

The Specs

Battery Information
Number of Batteries Supported 1
Battery Size Supported Proprietary Battery Size
Battery Built-in No
Battery Included Yes
Battery Rechargeable Yes
Battery Life 210 Shot
Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 3.00 "
Effective Camera Resolution 12.1 Megapixels
Image Sensor Size 1/2.3" (0.24" x 0.18")
Image Sensor Type CMOS
Exposure
Shortest Shutter Speed 1/3200 Second
Longest Shutter Speed 15 Second
Flash
Flash Modes Auto Flash, Flash ON, Flash OFF, Slow Sync, Flash Exposure Compensation, Red-eye Reduction
General Information
Manufacturer Canon, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number 5043B001
UPC Code 013803133929
Brand Name Canon
Product Name PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera
Marketing Information

Travel the world with the new PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera. It's the first Canon PowerShot to come with GPS technology that'll automatically tag your photos with time and locations. You can even view all the photos' locations on a map by using special bundled software. And with amazing features, such as the HS SYSTEM, 12.1 Megapixels, 14x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom and 1080p Full HD Video, the stylish PowerShot SX230 HS is your essential traveling companion!

Product Model SX230 HS
Product Type Compact Camera
Image
Maximum Image Resolution 4000 x 3000
Lens
Optical Zoom 14.0 x
Digital Zoom 4.0
Aperture Range f/3.1 to 5.9
Image Stabilization Optical
Autofocus Points 10
Focus Modes Auto, Manual
Minimum Focus Distance 1.97
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD) Card, Secure Digital High Capacity (SDHC) Card, Secure Digital Extended Capacity (SDXC), MultiMediaCard (MMC), MMCplus, HC MMCplus
Miscellaneous
Package Contents
  • PowerShot SX230 HS Compact Camera
  • Battery Pack NB-5L
  • Battery Charger CB-2LX
  • Wrist Strap WS-DC11
  • AV Cable AVC-DC400ST
  • USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU
  • CD-ROM
  • Features Face Detection, Manual White Balance, Aperture Priority, Continuous Shooting Mode
    Network & Communication
    GPS Yes
    Physical Characteristics
    Height 2.4"
    Width 4.2"
    Depth 1.3"
    Weight (Approximate) 6.88 oz
    Video
    Video Formats QuickTime MOV
    Maximum Video Resolution 1920 x 1080
    Maximum Frame Rate 30 fps
    Viewfinder
    Viewfinder Type No
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty 1 Year

    Performance

    Performance (New)
    Exposure Very Good
    Color Very Good
    Sharpness Very Good
    Distortion Superior
    Video Quality Good
    Video Sound Quality Superior

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