The PowerShot SX240 HS belonging to the powerful and versatile PowerShot S-series from Canon, features a wide range of advanced imaging technologies for effortlessly preserving all those unforgettable moments with picture perfect quality. The SX240 HS features a focal length of 4.5 – 90 mm and a 35 mm equivalent of 25 – 500 mm.
The advent of a powerful 20x optical zoom with a 25 mm wide angle lens, gives this PowerShot camera incredible magnification. This powerful zoom function when combined with a 12.1 megapixel high sensitivity CMOS sensor makes the Canon PowerShot the ideal choice for those looking to capture high quality images of anything that they feel needs to be shared or preserved.
The PowerShot SX240 HS features a compact design, with easy and effortless usability, thanks to its user friendly operational and menu navigation control buttons. With all its features and functions, this PowerShot camera manages to weigh only 224 g, making it a highly sophisticated and travel friendly camera.
This Canon compact camera lets you compose and preview images through a 3 inch TFT LCD screen with wide viewing angle, boasting a resolution of 461,000 dot pixels. This TFT screen comes with 5 levels of adjustable brightness and the Quick-bright function to give you more levels of personalisation. The camera also features a highly advanced Digic 5 image processor, which supports 4:3 aspect ratio and 1080p full HD video recording.
Battery and Storage
The Canon SX240 HS operates through a NB-6L rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which on full charge powers the camera for up to 230 shots. This rechargeable battery gets its power through a compact CA-DC10 power adapter with an ACK-DC40 adapter kit for quick and trouble free recharge, giving you more time to capture the world around you as you will.
The SX240 HS features an SD memory card that is compatible with SD, SDHC and SDXC memory card. The camera also comes with a high-speed USB port, which when connected to your PC enables you to offload image and video files. This camera to PC connection is extremely easy as the SX240 HS is both Windows and MAC OS compatible.
The camera features an HDMI port as well as an analog video out so that you can enjoy your high quality images and your high resolution videos on a standard or a high definition TV. The analog video output capacity of the camera is capable of transmitting both PAL and NTSC output signals.
The Canon PowerShot SX240 HS uses the iris aperture control, which lets you adjust the amount of light that passes through the lens of the camera. The aperture control on this PowerShot has a range of f/3.5 - f/8.0 (Wide) and f/6.8 - f/8.0 (Tele). It also features an auto focus range from 50 mm (Wide) and 1000 mm (Tele) to infinity in Auto mode and 50 mm to 500 mm in Macro mode.
The light sensitivity of the camera ranges from ISO 100 to 3200, letting you take clear images even in low light situations. The camera also features a wide range of adjustable shutter speeds to helps you achieve your desired result. The shutter speed on the SX240 HS ranges from a maximum of 1/3200 sec to a minimum of 15 sec. A built-in pop-up flash with auto and manual adjustment modes lets you control the intensity of the flash. The flash range of 50 cm - 3.5 m (Wide) and 0.9 - 2.0 m (Tele), allows you to light up every corner of your frame.
This Canon SX240 HS has incredible 58 smart auto scene modes that include Fireworks, Sports, Portrait and many more. With the touch of a single movie recording button, the camera records 1080p Full HD resolution at 24 fps with stereo sound thanks to the camera’s sophisticated stereo microphone. The presence of an intelligent Lens shift image stabilization technology helps to make sure that the recorded video is steady and as shake free as possible.
The self-timer function lets you delay the shutter release by 2 or 10 seconds, so that you can join your friends and other loved ones in every image. This self-timer feature has variations in the form of wink and smile timer, which releases the shutter by identifying a wink or a smile within the frame. Face ID technology allows registration of up to 12 persons, so you can search and sort your collection based on the people instead of image file names. Continuous mode is a useful feature that lets the camera take a series of shots over a very short period of time. The Canon SX240 HS has the ability to capture up to 10.3 shots per second on the high-speed burst HQ mode.
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