Specifications for PowerShot SX200 IS.

Article ID: ART132619 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Specifications for PowerShot SX200 IS.


PowerShot SX200 IS Specifications

All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice.

PowerShot SX200 IS
Camera effective pixels Approx. 12.1 million
Image Sensor 1/2.3-inch CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 12.4 million)
Lens 5 (W) - 60 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent: 28 (W) - 336 (T) mm) f/3.4 (W) - f/5.3 (T)
Digital Zoom Maximum approx. 4.0X (Maximum approx. 48x with optical zoom)
Optical Viewfinder None
LCD Monitor 3.0-inch type, TFT color LCD, approx. 230,000 pixels (Picture coverage 100%)
AF System

TTL autofocus

Face Detect AF: On (Face Detect*1) / Off (1- point*2)

*1 When the face cannot be detected, the following is used as the AF frame according to the selected mode. Single AF mode: 9-point, Continuous AF mode: 1-point (fixed to center)

*2 Fixed to center

Servo AF On/Off
Focusing Range

Normal: 50 cm (1.6 ft.) - infinity (W)/ 100 cm (3.3 ft.) - infinity (T)

Macro: 2 - 50 cm (0.79 in. - 1.6 ft.) (W)

Super Macro: 0 - 2 cm (0 - 0.79 in.)

Manual Focus: 2 cm (0.79 in.) - infinity (W)/ 100 cm (3.3 ft.) - infinity (T)

Shutter Mechanical + electronic
Shutter Speeds 15 - 1/3200 sec.
The shutter speed varies according to the shooting mode.
Slow shutter speeds of 1.3 sec. or slower operate with noise reduction.
Image Stabilization Lens shift type Continuous/Shoot Only*/Panning*/Off * Still images only
Light Metering Method

Evaluative *1, Center-weighted average or Spot *2

*1 When Face Detect is set to [On], the brightness of the face is also evaluated

*2 Fixed to center

Exposure Compensation +/- 2 stops in 1/3-stop increments
ISO Sensitivity*1 AUTO*1/ High ISO Auto*2, selectable ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalents.

*1 Camera automatically sets the optimal speed.

*2 Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended Exposure Index.

*3 Camera automatically sets the optimal speed according to subject brightness. However, the ISO speed is set relatively higher than Auto (maximum ISO speed is ISO 800).

White Balance Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H or Custom

Auto*, On*, Off

* Red-eye reduction, FE Lock and slow synchro available

Flash Range

Normal: 50 cm - 3.0 m (1.6 - 9.8 ft.) (W), 1.0 m - 2.0 m (3.3 - 6.6 ft.) (T)

Shooting Modes

Shooting Mode: M, Av, Tv, P, Auto, Easy, Portrait,Landscape, Night Snapshot, Kids & Pets, Indoor, SCN* and movie.

*SCN Mode: Sunset, Night Scene, Fireworks, Beach, Aquarium, Foliage, Snow, ISO 3200, Color Accent, Color Swap, Stitch Assist


Movie Mode: Standard, Color Accent, Color Swap

Continuous Shooting

2.3 Frames per second

Self-Timer Approx. 10-sec./Approx. 2-sec. delay, FaceSelf-Timer, Custom Timer
Recording Media SD memory card/MultiMedia Card / SDHC memory card / MultimediaCard / MMCplus / HC MMCplus
File Format Design rule for Camera File System, DPOF compliant
Image Recording Format Still Images: JPEG (Exif 2.2)

Movies: MOV (Image data : H264, Audio data: Linear PCM [monaural])

Compression Superfine/fine/normal
Number of Recording Pixels Still images :

Large: 4000 x 3000 pixels

Medium 1: 3264 x 2448 pixels

Medium 2: 2592 x 1944 pixels

Medium 3: 1600 x 1200 pixels

Small: 640 x 480 pixels

Widescreen: 4000 x 2248 pixels


1280 x 720 pixels (30 frames/sec.)

640 x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.)

320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.)

Playback Modes Single Image, Movie, Magnified Focus, Index,Magnified, Filtered Playback, Slideshow
Editing Function Erase, Protect, My Category, Resize, My Colors, i-Contrast, Trimming, Rotate, Red-Eye Correction
Direct Print Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible, and PictBridge compliant
Display languages 21 languages available for menus and messages (English, German, French, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Russian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish, Czech, Hungarian, Turkish, Traditional Chinese, Korean and Japanese)
Interface Hi-Speed USB (Dedicated connector with unified type of digital, audio and video*) HDMI (HDMI Mini Connector)

* mini-B compatible

Video/Audio output (NTSC and PAL capable, mono audio)

Communication Settings MTP,PTP
Power Source

NB-5L (rechargeable lithium-ion battery)

AC Adapter kit ACK-DC30

Operating Temperatures 0o - 40o C (32o - 104o F)
Operating Humidity 10 - 90 %
Dimensions (w x h x d) 103.0 x 60.5 x 37.6 mm (4.06 x 2.38 x 1.48 in.)

(camera body only)

Approx. 220 g (7.76 oz.)



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