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Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

12.1MP Compact Digital Camera with 12x Optical Zoom
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"Dave's Pick" at Imaging-Resource.com
"Rated Very Good" by CNET.com
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32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
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“Sporting a class-leading 12x zoom lens that is bright and sharp, the Canon SX200 IS is a great camera for everyone in the family. The best in class reach is good for sports and offers closer views of your subjects. Its wide angle view is great for…”
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17 Recommendations
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“A delightful, versatile digital camera with a long zoom and plenty of charm Canon’s most refined entry into the pocket long-zoom digital camera category, the PowerShot SX200, features a gorgeous 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm, but slips into a…”
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17 Recommendations
Recommended as
“A delightful, versatile digital camera with a long zoom and plenty of charm Canon’s most refined entry into the pocket long-zoom digital camera category, the PowerShot SX200, features a gorgeous 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm, but slips into a…”
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17 Recommendations
Recommended as
“A delightful, versatile digital camera with a long zoom and plenty of charm Canon’s most refined entry into the pocket long-zoom digital camera category, the PowerShot SX200, features a gorgeous 12x zoom ranging from 28-336mm, but slips into a…”
Expert
1 Recommendation
Recommended as
“Canon has released a similar camera in the SX200, although leaning in a different direction with it. It is a 12.1mp, and also boasts a 12x zoom. The SX200 is run on a system that is more familiar, and more traditional, than the Panasonic’s iA. There…”
Expert
32 Compliments
88 Recommendations
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“The Canon PowerShot SX200 IS squarely aims at Panasonic’s highly successful TZ line of travel cameras and poses serious challenge. It has a high resolution 12 Megapixel sensor and a 12x optical zoom lens. The lens starts at 28mm focal length which…”
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7 Compliments
27 Recommendations
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“Canon has always turned out quality products and the Powershot SX200 IS maintains those high standards with excellent design and build quality. And when it comes to optics Canon produces some of the best. The 5.0 - 60.0mm f/3.4-5.3 12X zoom (28mm - 336mm…”
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1 Compliment
1 Recommendation
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“The Canon Powershot SX200 IS incorporates a 12x optical zoom that cannot be beat. This is a great feature for zooming in on far away landmarks while traveling. The SX200 overall provides a great 720p video quality, though it does lack the ability to zoom…”
Expert
31 Compliments
53 Recommendations
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“I have always been impressed with the quality of the images I get from Canon’s point and shoot line of cameras. It probably has to do with their Digic 4 image processor. I am constantly amazed at the overall quality Canon is able to produce thanks…”
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21 Compliments
97 Recommendations
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“Though it’s perhaps the most widely-known brand in photography, Canon was late to the compact ultrazoom game, and the SX200 is a camera that plays catch-up to the likes of Panasonic’s ZS3 and ZS1. While the SX200 is bested in areas such as…”

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