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Canon Powershot A1200 12.1 MP Digital Camera with 4x Optical Zoom (Black)

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  • 12.1 megapixels, 4x wide-angle optical zoom (28mm), and optical viewfinder
  • Smart Auto intelligently selects settings from 32 predefined shooting situations
  • Record movies with 720p HD video
  • AA battery power enables you to easily power up on the go
  • Discreet Mode disables the sound, flash and AF beam for use in quiet areas
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Technical details

Color: Black
  • Built-in Flash
  • Mac Compatible
  • Video Capability

Product description

Color:Black

Product Description

Canon PowerShot A1200 12.1 MP Digital Still Camera with 4x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom(Black)

From the Manufacturer

It’s Your Choice: LCD or Optical Viewfinder.
An Optical Viewfinder makes capturing images simple and easy.

WThe PowerShot A1200 digital camera gives you a choice that’s getting increasingly hard to find on digital cameras today. It’s equipped with an Optical Viewfinder in addition to the LCD screen. Many photographers prefer this classic, familiar option that lets you simply hold the camera to your eye and shoot.
The camera’s big, bright LCD screen gives you a wealth of important information about the shot. However, using it to compose and focus requires that you hold the camera away from your body. Many people do this with one hand, arms away from the body, effectively creating camera shake that can distort a shot. Using the Optical Viewfinder helps ensure that the camera is held steady.
The great thing is that from shot to shot, whether you use the Optical Viewfinder or LCD screen is your choice.


Everything’s Easy.
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations.

Just set the Canon PowerShot A1200 digital camera to Smart AUTO and you're ready for maximum enjoyment from your picture-taking every time. It's a relaxing and satisfying way to shoot because you can completely concentrate on your subject knowing that the camera has the technical details covered. Advanced Canon technology intelligently analyzes your situation and shooting conditions. Then it automatically selects an appropriate setting from 32 specially defined settings. So whether you're photographing flowers, a captivating sunset, or your friends at the park, you can be confident that you're getting dramatic, memorable images.



Smart AUTO

The camera automatically selects the best shooting settings for optimal quality based on subjects and environmental factors to provide point-and-shoot simplicity.



P Program

Access advanced exposure compensation features while shooting mostly automatically.



Live View Control

Enables Brightness, Color, and Tone adjustments to your images using easy-to-understand controls.



Creative Filters

The Creative Filters mode dial setting provides easy access to special filter effect and scene modes.



Fisheye Effect

Add a classic photo distortion without a fisheye lens.



Miniature Effect

Give images a miniature look with an effect that emphasizes perspective by blurring the top and bottom of the image.



Toy Camera Effect

Simulates photos taken with “toy” or pinhole cameras, darkening the image at the edges to create a vignette effect.



Monochrome

Choose from three single-tone effects: Black-and-White, Sepia, or Blue.



Super Vivid

Super Vivid intensifies existing hues, saturating the scene with bright colors.



Poster Effect

Poster Effect combines several similar shades into one color, turning subtle gradations into eye-catching, scene-popping contrasts.



Easy

Keep the image quality as high as possible for fail-proof images.



Blur Reduction

Boosts sensitivity to enable faster shutter speeds, reducing the effects of camera shake and subject movement.



Portrait

The camera sets a large aperture, focusing the subject and artistically blurring the background to make your subject “pop.”



Landscape

For front to back sharpness, the camera sets a small aperture.



Kids & Pets

Reduced focusing time freezes fast-moving subjects, so you won’t miss those special shots.



Smart Shutter

The camera automatically takes the photo when people smile, wink, or get into frame.



Low Light

For high quality image capture in an amazing range of dimly-lit situations.



Beach

Get clear shots of people at a sunny beach without darkened faces.



Foliage

Capture brilliant shots of autumn foliage, greenery and blossoms.



Snow

Shoot clear snow scenes without darkened subjects or an unnatural bluish tint.



Fireworks

Grab brilliant images of skyrocketing fireworks.



Long Shutter

Use to blur moving subjects for artistic effect, ideal for urban night photography.



Discreet Mode

Disables flash, AF assist beam, and all camera sounds with one mode dial setting.


In Still Images or 720p HD Video, Every Detail is Beautifully Preserved.
Capture memories your way as either still images or in 720p HD video.

PowerShot A1200 digital camera puts you in charge when it comes to saving your memories. Canon technology lets you capture beautiful still images no matter what your level of photographic experience. Portraits of people posing or in motion, outdoor shots in various weather situations, nighttime shooting and more: the camera handles them all with ease when you shoot in Smart AUTO. High megapixel counts let you blow up and crop your still images just as you please, with no loss in resolution or quality.
Want to capture the good times in motion? Canon’s 720p HD video gives your memories the quality they deserve. If you’ve never shot video in high definition before, you’ll be amazed at the difference it makes. 720p HD delivers stunning realism, capturing every detail with a level of clarity that, in playback, will bring you right back into the moment. Easy high definition videos from a compact still camera – now that’s value!


Loaded with Features, Packed with Value.
This stylish, powerful A-Series camera has 12.1 Megapixels and 4x Wide-Angle Optical Zoom (28mm).

With the PowerShot A1200 digital camera, dramatic, personal pictures have never been easier to shoot and share. This 12.1 Megapixel camera lets you create impressive large photos of family and friends you'll be proud to display. The high-resolution images taken by the PowerShot A1200 can be enlarged up to 13" x 19". The PowerShot A1200 digital camera has a 4x wide Optical Zoom lens (35mm film equivalent: 28–112mm) that let you capture up-close and memorable images.


Get the Power Anywhere!
This AA battery-powered camera enables you to easily power up on the go!

Conveniently, you don't need to worry about running out or recharging of batteries with the PowerShot A1200 digital camera. Since AA-size batteries can be purchased at any store, simply get new ones locally.

Shoot without Distractions.
New scene mode: Discreet Mode disables the sound, flash and AF beam so you can still capture images in quiet areas.

How many times have you found yourself in a situation where you wanted to take a picture, but were reluctant (or simply not allowed) to disrupt the setting with noise or flash? New Discreet Mode makes picture-taking possible in museums, at performances, anywhere light and sound would not be welcome. Simply turn the mode dial to Discreet, and the camera’s sound, flash and AF assist beam will be disabled – without changing any other settings. If the camera senses low light, ISO speed will be automatically raised to get the best possible shot. You can even switch to playback mode to review still images or video, and the camera will remain muted.


Photographic Artistry That’s Easy for Anyone
Creative Filters offers fun and artistic ways to capture photos.

Creative Filters Mode gives you lots of fun, easy ways to make your photography more creative. The camera does all the work – you simply choose an effect and shoot!
Fisheye Effect imparts a fun, familiar curvilinear distortion to your image that’s ideal for kids and pets. Miniature Effect plays with perspective, giving any shot the look of a world created in much smaller proportions – great for landscapes and city shots. When you shoot in Toy Camera Effect, you get the vintage effect of a first-generation camera, ideal for giving portraits a slightly distorted, unevenly saturated look of a picture you’d come across in your attic. Monochrome lends a moody beauty to your photography, producing shots in Black & White, Sepia or Blue. Super Vivid saturates colors to heighten the intensity and impact of any shot. Poster Effect takes away transitions between objects in the frame to give your image the high-impact look of a hand-painted poster.


See the Image on a Big Screen.
Large, clear 2.7-inch LCD makes taking and viewing images a breeze.

The PowerShot A1200 digital camera has a large 2.7-inch LCD screen that gives you the big picture, whether you're shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. This high-resolution screen offers a crisp, clear and bright picture. It also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.



2.7-inch LCD Screen


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