Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
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Canon PowerShot SX230 HS: 56 facts and highlights

1. megapixels

2. sensor size

The larger the sensor the more light the sensor captures yielding in better image quality.

3. focus points

The more focus points the more flexibility in picking which part of the scene to focus on. They also give the image sensor a better probability in identifying the right area of the scene to focus on in more automatic modes.

4. continuous shooting at high resolution

Fast continuous shooting is useful for catching action shots.

5. has a flip-out screen

Flip-out screens are useful for doing tricky shots.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
26% have it

6. weight

7. maximum light sensitivity

With a higher light sensitivity (ISO level), the sensor absorbs more light. This can be used to capture moving objects using a fast shutter speed, or to take images in low light without using a flash.

8. video recording

9. longer battery life

CIPA is an independent, standard measurement that determines how many shots a camera can take before the battery dies.

10. has a stereo microphone

A stereo microphone allows to record audio files or movies in stereo without an external microphone.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
49% have it

11. fastest shutter speed

A faster maximum shutter speed allows taking pictures of fast moving subjects without blur.

12. pixel density

13. width

14. has a built-in HDR mode

It can automatically shoot pictures with a higher dynamic range (HDR).
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
26% have it

19. Has a built-in focus motor

The focus motor moves the lens in order to autofocus. For system cameras, having a focus motor in the camera's body allows you to use a wide range of lenses, including lenses which do not have their own focus motor. For compact cameras, a focus motor is usually built-in.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
17% have it

20. has GPS

GPS enables global positioning, useful in map, geo-tagging or navigation apps.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
15% have it

21. screen size

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

22. has AF tracking

With AF tracking, once you choose the subject and press the shutter release part way down, as the subject moves, the autofocus will follow it. No more out of focus shots.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
72% have it

23. Can create panoramas in-camera

It allows you to take multiple photos capturing different parts of the scene, and then joins them together into a single photo.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
35% have it

24. has sensor shift stabilization

With sensor shift, the image sensor (rather than the lens) moves to counterbalance any vibration of the camera. This means the image will be stabilised regardless of what lens is being used.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
18% have it

25. Is a system camera

A system camera has lots of changeable parts such as lenses, flashes and other accessories. They offer greater flexibility than compact cameras.
Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
45% have it

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