Editors Liked

  • The ability to shoot HD video and the 2.7inch viewing screen are strong features on this camera
  • This Canon product features a scratchresistant and antireflective 2.7inch LCD display screen
  • Very good image quality with and without flash; fashionable design
  • Style, build quality, performance
  • Very good image quality with and without flash, Fashionable looks
  • Slim and stylish design, 720p HD video and HDMI port, Excellent image quality, Redesigned menu with hints
  • Attractive design and sturdy build, Tiny, pocketable size, Wide-angle, image-stabilized 4x optical zoom, HD movie mode, HDMI output, Good control layout, Easy to use, Helpful on-screen tips and hints, Effective Smart Auto mode, Responsive Face Detectio
  • Small, lightweight size, Fast shooting speeds & low shutter lag, HD video capture & output via miniHDMI port
  • Very small build. Simple user interface. Fast shooting speeds. HD video capture. Mini-HDMI out
  • Small size, Excellent build quality, Quick performer, Very good images at low ISO, High quality HD movies
  • Compact; easy to use interface; good image quality; HDMI out; highdef movie quality
  • Very small; simple operation; very good photo, HD movie quality; HDMI out

Editors Didn't Like

  • The optical zoom is disabled while recording video
  • This point and shoot digital camera lacks an optical viewfinder
  • Small zoom ring and buttons; flimsy doors cover battery and A/V ports
  • Price
  • Small zoom ring and buttons, Flimsy doors cover battery and A/V ports
  • No optical zoom when filming video, Slow continuous shooting, Poor battery life, Playback category data not written to file
  • Below average battery life, Sluggish continuous mode, Zoom is slow to respond, No optical zoom while shooting video, Slightly weak flash (common in subcompacts), Lens has some soft corners, flare, and moderate chromatic aberration, Details slightly sof
  • Buttons are small, Image quality is mediocre at times
  • Small control buttons. Images are soft
  • Bulky design, Average shot to shot time, Average Video
  • The Canon Powershot SX120 IS costs around £161 and is available from Warehouse Express here:
  • Soft at higher ISO, Controls small and sometimes hard to use, Battery life is only fair, Some chromatic aberration
  • Inconsistent performance; optical zoom absent in movie mode
  • No optical zoom in Movie mode; mixed performance