Does canon powershot has fast refocusing speed?

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Hi guys, I want to buy Canon Powershot SX230 HS but one thing I'm keen on to have the feature is best quality pictures with speed refocus quality as its really important to click back to back pictures i mean one after another in just few seconds.Please tell me does it have fast refocus with good image stabilization or not.

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Does canon powershot has fast refocusing speed?



PowerShot SX230 HS compact camera –

  • 12.1 Megapixel.
  • Screen size: 3" LCD
  • Optical Zoom – 14x
  • Optical IS – 4000 x 3000 Image, 1920 x 1080 Video – HDMI –> PictBridge -> HD Movie Mode.

This is one of the very good in class camera. It is enable with optical image stability technic. Its Auto Focus is very quick and Shutter lag is also very minute. Company claims that the continuous drive can run at 3.2 shots/ sec. Some detailed specification is as follows:

  • Continuous Shooting Capacity:

    • Appx. 3.2 shots/sec.¹,
    • AF: Approx. 0.8 shots/sec.¹,
    • LV: Approx. 1.0 shots/sec.¹,
    • High-speed Burst (3.0MP): Approx. 8.1 shots/sec.¹


  • Image Stabilisation: Yes (lens shift-type), 4-stop. Dynamic IS (Movie)


Hope you will find this helpful.

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