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"
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The Canon SX420 IS does not have manual exposure settings.
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Date published: 2018-08-26

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Can the Wi-Fi/NFC capabilities on the PowerShot SX420 IS be turned off?
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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!
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Date published: 2018-08-27

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Does this have a pivoting LCD screen?
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No external flash boot? 42x and no external flash!
Asked by: Anonymous
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Date published: 2018-08-26

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does sx420 IS has a panoramic mode?
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This camera does not have a panoramic mode.
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DO PEOPLE USE ADDITIONAL LENS FOR WIDE ANKLE AND ZOOM OR ARE THEY ALL BUILD INTO THE CAMERAS NOW?
Asked by: Anonymous
This camera does shoot wide and telephoto. However, it is not capable of attaching additional lenses. If you would like interchangeable camera and lenses are available.
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Canon PowerShotSX420 - Can photos be downloaded to computer?
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Yes. This can either be done with a USB cable like the one linked here. https://bhpho.to/3r5jLbv. Or ideally with a card reader, like the one linked here. https://bhpho.to/3ecJnOr
Answered by: Yaakov
Date published: 2021-07-12
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