Canon Launches New A-Series And Ultra-Zoom Cameras

Posted: Aug 26 2008, 10:46am CDT | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 10:15am CDT, in Portable Devices


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Canon launched a revamped A-Series of cameras along with a new series of ultra-Zoom cameras today. Two new cameras were added to the Canon A-series including the A1000 IS and the A2000 IS. Both of the cameras are point-and-shoot designs with a slim profile and have 10-megapixel resolutions. The A1000 IS has 4x optical zoom and the A2000 IS has 6x optical zoom.

Both use the DIGIX III image processor and the A1000 has a 2.5-inch LCD while the A2000 uses a 3-inch LCD. Both have face detection, motion detection, and red-eye correction along with image stabilization. The SX110 IS camera has the same features except for a 10x optical zoom and 9-megapixel resolution. The A1000 will retail for $199.99, the A2000 for $249.99 and the SX110 for $299.99. Availability for the new cameras will be September.

"With the new A-Series cameras, users don't have to sacrifice cutting-edge technology for innovative style, or ease-of-use" said Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Imaging Group, Canon U.S.A. "These cameras include the best technology Canon has to offer, along with colorful and unique designs that pack today's lifestyle trends into an affordable, compact digital camera. Additionally, the new SX camera is the ultimate in compact functionality. This camera will meet the technology needs of beginners and photo enthusiasts alike."

Via Canon

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