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!
Experience the Power.Canon's HS SYSTEM with a 12.1 Megapixel CMOS and DIGIC 4 Image Processor improves shooting in low-light situations without the need for a flash and lowers noise levels at higher ISO settings. The Canon HS SYSTEM takes the frustration out of low light shooting. The system delivers clear, blur-free shots with all the ambiance intact, and frees you from the sometimes unwanted effects of using the flash. Beautiful low light shots are possible at both low and high ISO speeds, and the dynamic range is expanded to retain maximum detail in highlight and shadow areas.
The system is the result of two technologies brought together in a compact PowerShot. The first is the 12.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, which positions the light-receiving surface for optimal light reception. More light means clearer, blur-free images with plenty of detail and nuance, even in dark areas. Working together with the CMOS sensor to deliver the HS SYSTEM is Canon's advanced DIGIC 4 Image Processor, which actively reduces noise and delivers high speed image processing.
Memorable Moments in Spectacular Full HD.Full 1080p HD Video for exceptional quality and keep footage stabilized with Dynamic IS. Experiencing the brilliance of Full 1080p HD video in a Canon PowerShot ELPH digital camera has never been easier. You'll be able to record everyday moments in amazing life-like realism at a push of a button and you won't have to worry about shaky footage because Dynamic IS will help keep your videos steady!
The Ideal Travel Companion.Remember where you were and when your pictures were taken with a GPS tracker that records your location, and a logger lets you view the locations on a map via Canon's software. The new PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera is the first PowerShot digital camera to come equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS)* technology. Now you can travel the world and let the camera automatically record the locations and local times of your stills and videos for you to vividly remember time and time again! You can also maximize the usefulness of this GPS technology by using the special bundled Map Utility software that makes sharing the memories of your worldly adventures very fun. Besides displaying all your photos' locations on a world map, the SX230 HS digital camera's GPS system can also track your route from photo to photo?a great way to visualize how much you've traveled during a particular trip! You can also create and share custom maps?like a personal mini-travel guide!?with friends and family members to give them ideas on what to see and do when they visit a particular destination.
Incredible Zooming Power.Powerful 14x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer and a 28mm Wide-Angle lens. Great overall zoom for a family vacation to your favorite tourist destination. A powerful 14x Optical Zoom with Optical Image Stabilizer and a 28mm Wide-Angle lens provides a wide range of shooting possibilities that are great for traveling and everyday photography. The versatile 14x Optical Zoom will let you get the shot you want, whether it's a close-up or a subject that's far away. An ultra wide lens will let you photograph large groups, beautiful landscape and tall buildings, while the Optical Image Stabilizer will help keep images steady and clear.
Advanced Smart AUTO for Stills and Videos that Shine.Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 32 predefined shooting situations. The PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera takes the quality of your still images and videos to a whole new level - automatically. The camera's advanced Smart AUTO system detects a wealth of information about the scene you're shooting, then automatically selects the optimal settings for you. Now with an expanded range of 32 shooting scenarios, the camera handles a wide variety of situations, freeing you up to concentrate on composing your shot and capturing the moment you're looking for. From portraits to landscapes to action scenes, the PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera has you covered whether you're shooting stills or videos.
Easily Turn Your Memories into Videos.Movie Digest Mode records a short video clip right before shooting a still image and then combines one day's worth of clips into one video. Putting together a video containing highlights from family vacations, important occasions and other special events is now easier than you might imagine. Using the Movie Digest Mode, you can have the camera automatically record a short video clip (up to approximately 4 seconds) every time you shoot a still image. The camera will then combine an entire day's worth of clips into a single video. No editing required - Movie Digest Mode does all the work, so you can sit back and enjoy your video!
Add some Fun to Your Photos!New scene modes, Toy Camera Effect and Monochrome, add an artistic look to your photos. Add some vintage nostalgia with Toy Camera Effect. Toy Camera Effect recreates this look by darkening the edges to make them appear as if they were photographed through a pinhole lens and adding contrast.
Monochrome lets you sway away from the usual black & white combination. Now you can choose from three single-toned effects: Black & White, Sepia or Blue to really give your photos the effect you're looking for.
See the Image on a Big Screen.Large, bright 3.0-inch wide PureColor System LCD with high resolution and wide viewing angle. The PowerShot SX230 HS digital camera's high resolution (461,000 dots) 3.0-inch wide PureColor System LCD gives you the big picture, whether you're shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. This high-resolution screen offers a crisp, clear picture to make shooting, playback and using the camera's menu functions especially convenient. Clear and bright, it features Night Display for easy viewing in low light.
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Great camera for the price
By Re' Re'
from West Monroe, LA
About Me Casual Photographer
Comments about Canon PowerShot SX230 HS 12MP 14x Zoom Blue Digital Camera:
I bought this camera mainly for its low-light features, image quality & zoom.. Great in all 3 aress... especially for the price.. The only con is not knowing when the flash will be in use..
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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great little camera with great features
By capt howe
from wesley chapel, fl
About Me Semi-pro Photographer
great little camera. lots of good features for the money.
Great travel zoom camera
from Aliso Viejo, CA
Great combination between compact and lightweight body, 28-400 mm focal length range, full HD video capability, and price. It's always a compromise to combine up to 400 mm lens with a truly pocket size body and a price of below $200, but Canon managed to squeeze a lot out of this design. Not exactly a paragon of image quality, but the best camera is the one you have with you and not at home on a shelf, right?
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from United States
Be careful what you buy, especially if you have any idea that you might have to return it.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Great camera for it's price!
About Me Photo Enthusiast
THE SERVICE WAS FAST GETTING HERE FOR CHRISTMAS.
from Parker, CO
What I like about this camera is the many types of shots you can take and the various enhancements that canon offers for those shots. What is hard at first is that some of those shots are not intuitively found through the camera buttons.
(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
i thot i sent you my comments,but evidently you didnt recv them its a great product,but you over charged me and i want you to know that n then tell me what u are going to do about i have been a loyal customer, but..... within a month of my purchase [@] advertised the SX230 for $199 less the cardBUMMER!!!!!jim
from San Antonio, TX
I love this camera so much. I will probably love it even more after I figure out all the bells and whistles. But it has AUTO and Easy mode which gives anyone good pictures without having to mess with anything.
Black is CHEAPER
Its a great camera w/ plenty of useful features - BUT - its a downer to see the same camera in black listed in last weeks [@] ad for $199 - BUMMER!!!!What can you do about that?????Jim A Looman[@]
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
A compact camera that does a lot!
from Aberdeen, WA
This camera seems to have it all! It is a little bigger (bulkier) than my old Canon.