Canon Announces Ultra Zoom Powershot SX10 IS And SX1 IS, Features 10 Megapixel And 20X Zoom

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.

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  • 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