Canon PowerShot SX220 HS Digital Camera Review & Features

Cannon recently released the latest Digital Camera Powershot SX220 HS. This one is going to be favorite of many photographers as well as common users because of its affordable price and sleek design. PowerShot SX220 HS compact is a super zoom camera introduced by Canon; it is the non-GPS version of SX series. This new release combines great features – high zoom performance, wide-angle flexibility with pocket-friendly designs.

The Canon PowerShot SX220 HS is robust, adaptable and is capable of giving great features to many of its competitors. It offers a leading set of features perfect for people with heavy trips or vacations.

This camera has an identical design to last year’s model, the PowerShot SX210 IS but with better sophisticated features a lower-resolution sensor compared to its predecessor. The SX220 HS is priced at $333.


It has a slim body, large LCD screen and long 14x optical zoom which enable good image/ video quality with excellent color accuracy. The Full High definition video recording with stereo sound is simply great. It lowers noise up to ISO 1600 and it is easy to use. It is extremely good value for money


This model has slight handling issues because of its hard design. The pop up flash is poorly positioned and not that great. Also have some image quality issues like Slight vignette problem at full optical zoom and some purple fringing in extreme conditions. The battery life is also not that good.

Features of Canon PowerShot SX220

  • 12.1-Megapixel backlit High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensor
  • 14x wide angle optical zoom with 28mm
  • LCD screen 3.0-inch with a 16:9 aspect ratio and 100% frame coverage
  • 1080p full HD Video recording with stereo sound
  • Optical Image stabilization
  • Smart Auto- 32 scenes (Face detection, focus, exposure)
  • Built-in with auto pop-up flash unit
  • Lithium-ion battery pack
  • Memory card slot for SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards
  • ISO 100 – 3200
  • 5cm Macro mode
  • Super Slow Motion movie mode that records 340×240 movies at 240fps and High-speed Burst
  • Movie Digest & iFrame movie that records videos around 4 seconds before every still image taken
  • Waterproof Case
  • Design: Compact metal body available in grey, purple.

So, what you think about this Digital Camera from Cannon?