Canon announces ultra zoom Powershot SX10 IS and SX1 IS, features 10 megapixel and 20X zoom

Daniel Lim - Sep 17, 2008

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

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