Monday, August 20, 2007

Canon Introduce the SX Series with the SX100 IS Digital Camera

Canon today announced a new series for their PowerShot line; the SX series. The first camera to be released for this new series will be the PowerShot SX100 IS. The SX100 IS will feature: 8 megapixels, 10x optical zoom, Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS) and an extended grip.

The SX100 IS comes with DIGIC III image processor, Canon's Genuine Face Detection Technology (with Face Selector capability), and a large 2.5-inch LCD screen for easy image previews and reviews

More features:
Shoot VGA movies with two VGA 30 fps recording modes: Standard mode for maximum image quality, and the new 640 LP mode for maximum recording time and reduced file sizes - individual movies up to one hour or 4GB per clip

19 shooting modes, ranging from fully automatic to fully manual: Full Auto, Program, Shutter-Priority, Aperture-Priority and Manual, as well as special scene modes including Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Sports, and Kids & Pets.

Accommodates MultiMedia MMC memory cards, as well as standard SD memory cards and the new, high-capacity SDHC memory cards

PowerShot SX100 IS will be available in black or silver in October for around $299.99

Source: Canon Press Release