Canon S120 review

Pocket sized premium compact is packed with exciting features

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Canon S120 review

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The S120 gives you full manual control over settings, meaning you can create long exposures such as this. Optical image stabilisation does a good job of helping to produce a blur-free image even when shooting handheld.

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Noise is apparent at very high sensitivities, such as ISO 3200 but, shared at smaller print and web sizes, the image is more than acceptable.

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Automatic white balance has done a good job of producing accurate colours even under the artificial lighting conditions of this scene.

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The S120's 24mm equivalent lens gives a great wide angle of view for a variety of different scenarios. It's slightly wider than the G16's 28mm.

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The S120 is now capable of shooting as wide as f/1.8, helping when you want to shoot low-light scenes.

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Colours are represented accurately by the S120, being bright and punchy without going over the top.

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