Two new ultra zoom digital compact cameras to join Canon’s Powershot lineup are the 10 megapixel SX10 IS and SX1 IS. Both cameras feature a 20x optical zoom range of 28-560mm (35mm equiv.), DIGIC IV image processor, swivel LCD monitor and a newest 4 stops Optical Image Stabilizer.
The higher model SX1 sports a 1 / 2.3-inch CMOS sensor, higher continue shooting mode, better Viewfinder, larger 2.8-inch LCD monitor and capable to capture a full 1080p motion picture with HDMI video out. SX10 features a 1/ 2.3-inch type CCD sensor and smaller 2.5-inch screen size. The SX10 IS is priced at $399 and is estimated to be delivered in late October while Sx1 IS will be announced later for US market.
20x wide-angle (28mm, f/2.8) optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer Canon CMOS sensor for full resolution continuous 4.0fps shooting
(PowerShot SX1 IS)
Full HD (1080p, 30fps) movies plus HDMI output (PowerShot SX1 IS) 640 x 480 @ 30 /15fps
320 x 240 @ 60 / 30 / 15fps, WAVE (stereo)
Support storage SD / SDHC / MMC / MMC Plus / HC MMC Plus compatible Shooting modes include full manual control Great people shots with Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB plus
Face Select & Track and FaceSelf-Timer
Targets every possible cause of blur with High ISO Auto, optical
Image Stabilizer, Motion Detection Technology and Servo AF
Auto Red-Eye Correction in shooting and playback i-Contrast boosts brightness and retains detail in dark areas 2.5” vari-angle LCD II with wide viewing angle plus electronic viewfinder (PowerShot SX10 IS)
2.8” widescreen vari-angle LCD II with wide viewing angle (PowerShot SX1 IS)
Multi Control Dial and customizable My Menu