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Canon Release 8 PowerShot Cameras (plus make 2 others Available in the US Market)

Canon-Powershot-SX1IS.JPGCanon today announced 8 new digital cameras and released 2 new ones for the US market that were previously available in other countries.

The two cameras new to the US market are:

  • Canon Powershot SX1 IS (pictured right) – the first CMOS sensor powershot camera from Canon. 10 megapixel image sensor, 20x Optical Zoom, 2.8 inch LCD, 4 frames per second still image shooting and the ability to shoot 1080p movies at 30 frames per second – $599.99 USD.
  • Canon Powershot A480 – 3.3x optical zoom, 10 megapixels, 2.5 inch LCD display, 15 scene modes and powered by AA batteries – $130 USD.

The new digital cameras from Canon are:

  • Canon PowerShot A1100 IS – 12.1 megapixel image sensor, 4x optical zoom lens, 2.5 inch LCD, powered by AA batteries – $199.95 USD.
  • Canon PowerShot A2100 IS – 12.1 megapixel image sensor, 6x optical zoom lens (36 to 216mm equivalent), 3.0 inch LCD (no optical viewfinder) and powered by AA batteries – $249.99 USD.
  • POWERSHOT_SX200IS_1_L.JPGCanon PowerShot SX200 IS – (pictured right) 12.1 megapixels and an impressive 12x optical zoom lens (from a wide 28mm through to 336mm). It features optical image stabilization, 3.0 inch LCD, 720p high definition movie recording and powered by a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery. $349.95 USD.
  • Canon PowerShot SD1200 IS Digital ELPH – 10 megapixels, 3x optical zoom lens (35-105mm), optical image stabilization, 2.5 inch LCD and powered by a rechargeable Lithium Ion battery – $229.95 USD.
  • Canon PowerShot SD780 IS Digital ELPH – 12.1 megapixel image sensor, 3x optical zoom and a 2.5 inch LCD. Slim body and powerd by a Lithium Ion battery. This one is priced at $279.95 USD.
  • Canon PowerShot SD960 IS Digital ELPH – another 12.1 megapixel image sensor, 4x optical zoom (a wide 28mm at its widest) and 2.8 inch LCD. $329.95 USD.
  • Canon PowerShot SD970 IS Digital ELPH – 12.1 megapixel image sensor with a 5x optical zoom lens (37-185mm equivalent) and a 3.0 inch LCD (no optical viewfinder). This one is $379.95 USD.
  • Canon PowerShot D10Canon-Powershot-D10.JPG (pictured right) – 12.1 megapixels, 3x optical zoom lens, 2.5 inch LCD and a body that is designed for ‘rugged’ use. It can be used at depths of up to 33 feet underwater, is shockproof to a drop of up to 4 feet and freeze proof to 14 degrees fahrenheit. It costs $329.95 USD.

Phew….. that’s quite the list. We’ll produce pages for each camera and link to them from this page at some point in the coming weeks. Each of these cameras is due for release in the next month or three (March-May 2009) and all are available for ordering at Amazon (I’ve linked to their pages there for each camera).

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Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse

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