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Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Digital Camera (Black)

BH #CAPSSX420ISB • MFR #1068C001
Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Digital Camera (Black)
Key Features
  • 20.0MP 1.2.3" CCD Image Sensor
  • DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
  • 42x Optical Zoom Lens
  • 24-1008mm (35mm Equivalent)
Blending a truly long-reaching zoom with apt imaging performance, the black Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Digital Camera is further characterized by its versatility and ergonomic handling. The 20.0MP 1/2.3" CCD image sensor pairs with the DIGIC 4+ image processor to enable high-resolution stills shooting and HD 720p video recording at 25 fps, while the expansive 42x optical zoom lens ranges from wide-angle to super telephoto perspectives to suit working in a variety of environments. An Intelligent IS image stabilization system benefits the lens' reach, as well as when working in difficult lighting conditions, by minimizing the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery. For composing imagery or reviewing your photos and movies, a rear 3.0" 230k-dot LCD is available and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC further permits wireless sharing of imagery directly to your smartphone or tablet.
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Canon SX420 IS Overview

Blending a truly long-reaching zoom with apt imaging performance, the black Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Digital Camera is further characterized by its versatility and ergonomic handling. The 20.0MP 1/2.3" CCD image sensor pairs with the DIGIC 4+ image processor to enable high-resolution stills shooting and HD 720p video recording at 25 fps, while the expansive 42x optical zoom lens ranges from wide-angle to super telephoto perspectives to suit working in a variety of environments. An Intelligent IS image stabilization system benefits the lens' reach, as well as when working in difficult lighting conditions, by minimizing the appearance of camera shake for sharper imagery. For composing imagery or reviewing your photos and movies, a rear 3.0" 230k-dot LCD is available and built-in Wi-Fi with NFC further permits wireless sharing of imagery directly to your smartphone or tablet.

A 20.0MP 1/2.3" CCD image sensor pairs with the DIGIC 4+ image processor to realize notable image clarity and sensitivity to ISO 1600 to support working in a variety of conditions. The sensor/processor combination also enables up to 2.2 fps continuous shooting to benefit working with moving subjects.
An expansive 42x optical zoom lens offers a 24-1008mm equivalent focal length range, covering wide-angle to super telephoto perspectives. This extensive reach is complemented by a versatile Intelligent IS image stabilization system that minimizes the appearance of camera shake for both stills and video shooting:

Stills:
  • Normal IS corrects for a wide range of common camera movements.
  • Panning IS detects deliberate panning movements and does not compensate for lateral movements to permit desired camera movements.
  • Macro (Hybrid) IS corrects for shift-type camera shake that commonly occurs when working with close-up subject matter.
  • Tripod is a dedicated setting that automatically deactivates IS when the use of a tripod is detected since camera-based stabilization is not needed.


Video:
  • Dynamic IS is well-suited to recording at wide-angle focal lengths and reduces unwanted shaking that typically occurs when walking while recording.
  • Powered IS compensates for hand movements that become more visually discernible when working at the telephoto end of the zoom range.
  • Macro (Hybrid) IS minimizes the appearance of shake when walking as well as compensates for shift-type shake that occurs when working with close-up subject matter.
  • Active Tripod IS minimizes the slight amount of shake that can happen when recording video while using a tripod.
In addition to stills, HD 720p video can also be recorded at 25 fps as well as VGA 640 x 480 recording at 30 fps.
Built-in Wi-Fi with NFC allows you to wirelessly share your photos and movies with a linked smartphone or tablet as well as remotely control the camera from the mobile device by using the Camera Connect app. A dedicated Wi-Fi button is also featured on the camera body to expedite the process of connecting with a smartphone or tablet and sharing imagery between devices.
A 3.0" 230k-dot rear LCD monitor is available for composing imagery, navigating the menu, or reviewing photos and videos.
Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper camera settings based on recognized shooting situations.
A variety of Shooting Modes can be used to optimize the camera's settings based on a specific scene type you are working in, including Low Light, Portrait, and Fireworks modes.
Scene Modes, such as Fisheye Effect, Toy Camera Effect, and Monochrome, help to creatively adjust the look of your photographs in-camera.
ECO Mode intelligently reduces your power consumption, aiding in producing longer battery life for more shooting time.
UPC: 013803269345

Canon SX420 IS Specs

Imaging
Sensor ResolutionActual: 20.5 Megapixel
Effective: 20 Megapixel (5152 x 3864)
Aspect Ratio1:1, 3:2, 4:3, 16:9
Sensor Type1/2.3" CCD
Image File FormatJPEG
Image StabilizationOptical
Lens
Focal Length4.3 to 180.6mm (35mm Equivalent Focal Length: 24 to 1008mm)
Optical Zoom42x
Digital Zoom4x Maximum (168x Combined Zoom)
Maximum Aperturef/3.5 to 6.6
Focus RangeNormal
1.97" to Infinity / 5 cm to Infinity (Wide)
4.6' to Infinity / 1.4 m to Infinity (Telephoto)
Macro
1.97" to Infinity / 5 cm to Infinity (Wide)
1.6' to Infinity / 50 cm to Infinity (Telephoto)
Exposure Control
ISO SensitivityAuto, 100 to 1600
Shutter Speed1/4000 to 1 Second
1 to 15 Seconds in Bulb Mode
Metering MethodCenter-Weighted Average, Evaluative, Spot
Exposure ModesProgram
Exposure Compensation-2 to +2 EV (1/3 EV Steps)
White BalanceAuto, Cloudy, Custom, Daylight, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Tungsten
Continuous ShootingUp to 2.2 fps at 20 MP
Self-Timer2/10-Second Delay
Special OptionsFireworks, Fish-Eye Effect, Miniature Effect, Monochrome, Portrait, Toy Camera Effect
Video
Recording ModesMP4/H.264/MPEG-4
HD (1280 x 720) at 25p [15 Mb/s]
SD (640 x 480) at 29.97p [3 Mb/s]
Recording LimitUp to 29 Minutes, 59 Seconds
Video EncodingNTSC/PAL
Audio RecordingBuilt-In Microphone (Mono)
Audio File FormatAAC LC
Monitor
Size3.0"
Resolution230,000 Dot
Display TypeFixed LCD
Flash
Built-In FlashYes
Flash ModesAuto, Flash On, Off, Slow Sync
Effective Flash Range1.6 to 16.4' / 0.5 to 5 m (Wide)
4.6 to 8.9' / 1.4 to 2.7 m (Telephoto)
External Flash ConnectionNone
Interface
Media/Memory Card SlotSingle Slot: SD/SDHC/SDXC
ConnectivityUSB Mini-B (USB 2.0)
WirelessWi-Fi
GPSNo
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 104°F / 0 to 40°C
Operating Humidity10 to 90%
Physical
Battery1 x NB-11LH Rechargeable Lithium-Ion, 3.6 VDC, 800 mAh
Dimensions (W x H x D)4.1 x 2.7 x 3.4" / 104.4 x 69.1 x 85.1 mm
Weight11.46 oz / 325 g
Packaging Info
Package Weight1.375 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)6.4 x 5.75 x 4.15"

Canon SX420 IS Reviews

La cmara esta super bonita!

By All Peoples Tij
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-03-18

Las primeras impresiones son muy buenas, es muy pequeita lo cual me gusta porque es fcil de transportan, me gusta la calidad de la imagen.

Really Nice Camera

By Voluntown Ray
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-02

Very nice camera. Easy to use and takes really nice pictures. When you use the zoom it's hard to hold it still enough to avoid blurring, but a bi-pod fixed that issue.

Great starter Canon camera

By Mikal
Rated 4 out of 5
Date: 2020-08-25

Nice love it

Great camera for the price

By Jamie N
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-04-02

I love my new camera! It takes great pictures and I love the app!

Not great at all.

By Keanu
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-22

Unless your phone has a really bad camera, you are better off using a phone's camera to take photos. The image quality is bad.

Replacement for old Cannon SX 130 ,150 , 160 cameras

By Dasvid
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-02-13

Nice and versatile point and shoot. Similar to the old SX 130, 150 and 160 I owned. Still haven't figured out the wireless feature. Great as a backup camera to my old 30 and T1 cameras and supplement my S100 camera. Excellent camera for a beginner to use or my case backup or situation when I do not need my SLRS.

Love it!!

By Tammy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-12-26

I love it!! Even though I just got it on Christmas Day and have only used it then, I love it!! It's lightweight, has more power and I love the bright color!! The pictures are even better than my last Canon!! Just make sure you get extra batteries in case since these are rechargeable!!

Love, love, love!

By Ivan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-03-22

It is so easy to use! Photos are crisp with little editing needed.

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Does this have manual settings?
Asked by: Anonymous
The Canon SX420 IS does not have manual exposure settings.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

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Can the Wi-Fi/NFC capabilities on the PowerShot SX420 IS be turned off?
Asked by: Anonymous
No, the Wifi/NFC capabilities of this camera will be activated by pressing the Wifi button on the back of the camera.
Answered by: Jacob C.
Date published: 2020-09-13

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RAW not included. So, what is a good PowerShot that shoots RAW and has a viewfinder with longer zoom range? Thanks!
Asked by: Anonymous
A camera such as the Canon PowerShot SX60 HS, B&H# CAPSSX60HSB would offer RAW image capture, a viewfinder and a 65X optical zoom lens. Please see the image below for reference.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-27

Can I Use a Tri Pod On This Camera?

Can I Use a Tri Pod On This Camera?
Asked by: Gabriel
Yes Canon PowerShot SX420 IS Digital Camera (Black) is compatible with tripods with tripod heads.
Answered by: Daniel
Date published: 2022-05-12

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Does this have a pivoting LCD screen?
Asked by: Nancy
Unfortunately, this model does not offer a pivoting LCD screen. However, the Canon SX60HS, B&H # CAPSSX60HSB does offer this feature. Please see the image below for reference.
Answered by: Kirk R.
Date published: 2018-08-26

Is it well suited to taking pictures while very ...

Is it well suited to taking pictures while very close to the subject? I had a very old PowerShot that performed very well in macro mode.
Asked by: Aaron
The PowerShot SX420 IS has a good minimum focus distance when in macro mode, allowing pretty good magnification and close-up shots. At the wide-end, it focuses at 1.97", and at max zoom. it focuses at 1.6'.
Answered by: Jeremy
Date published: 2021-09-09

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No external flash boot? 42x and no external flash!
Asked by: Anonymous
Unfortunately, this line of Canons cameras typically doesnt have a hot shoe. For a hot shoe, one typically needs to look at a higher end point and shoot.
Answered by: Christina S.
Date published: 2018-08-26

question

does sx420 IS has a panoramic mode?
Asked by: Anonymous
This camera does not have a panoramic mode.
Answered by: Heather S.
Date published: 2018-08-26
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