Aim, frame and shoot
The versatile PowerShot A1200 makes Canon quality photo-taking easy and fun.
With optical viewfinder, a wide-angle 4x zoom, HD movies and Smart Auto its
perfect for capturing life's best moments.
A high resolution sensor captures every detail in your subject, giving you the
freedom to produce very large prints or crop in for a perfect composition.
28mm wide, 4x zoom lens
A 4x optical zoom lens with a 28mm wide-angle view allows you to capture the
vastness of distant subjects such as landscapes and get wider coverage when
shooting in confined areas such as indoors at parties.
2.7 Inch (6.8cm) LCD plus optical viewfinder
A large and sharp screen makes it easy to frame and share shots with friends.
The PowerShot A1200 also features an optical viewfinder allowing you to frame
your subjects with ease even in very bright conditions.
Smart Auto, Easy mode and Hints & Tips
With Smart Auto, you can take great photos with the press of a button. The
camera automatically selects the most appropriate scene from a possible 32 and
applies the best settings for a perfect picture. Easy mode prevents you from
accidently changing settings, while Hints & Tips provide a brief explanation of
the cameras features
HD Movies (720p) with Miniature Effect in Movie
720p video capture allows you to record scenes in high definition quality.
Miniature Effect in movie makes landscape scenes look like time-lapse movies of
miniature scale models.
Blur Reduction Mode
When shooting subjects in motion or in low light where blur could easily occur,
Blur Reduction mode works to ensure clear results free from blur
Live View Control and Creative Filters
Live View Control allows you to easily adjust various picture settings while
framing the shot. 6 Creative Filters including Miniature and Toy Camera Effect
produce impressive results to spark your imagination
Face Detection, Auto Red-Eye Correction
Face Detection Technology detects up to 35 faces in a single frame and ensures
that people remain in focus and with optimum brightness. Red-eye is
automatically removed immediately after the shot is taken or during playback.
Canons DIGIC 4 processor drives responsive operation, superb image quality and
color reproduction. Advanced Noise Reduction ensures richly detailed, cleaner
images, even at high ISO speeds.
For ultimate convenience, the PowerShot A1200 uses two AA batteries which are
widely available all over the world.