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07.02.12

Canon adds new compacts to IXUS and PowerShot series

IXUS 510 HS

Canon has added a hoard of new compacts to its IXUS and PowerShot series.

Two new touch screen IXUS models, the IXUS 510 HS and the IXUS 240 HS are now included in the brand’s line-up, alongside the rugged PowerShot D20, SX260 HS and SX240 HS. Plus, six new easy-to-use PowerShot A series models have also been unveiled.

The specs:

The IXUS 510 HS: Compact, catwalk style
With a 10.1MP high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and exceptional 12x optical zoom, users can capture a range of subjects and share images instantly using the integrated Wi-Fi connectivity. Revisiting the  style of the original IXUS design, the IXUS 510 HS’s sharp-edged exterior offers a compact body designed to be taken anywhere. The futuristic lens cover and brushed matte finish, available in black or white, adds to the stylised look of the camera.

The IXUS 240 HS: Stylish with ease-of-use
Combining advanced features with functionality, the IXUS 240 HS is “perfect for anyone looking for a camera that fuses style with substance” Canon says. Its 16.1 MP resolution offers detail, while its ultra-wide angle 24mm 5x optical zoom genuine Canon lens offers flexibility that can be carried in the pocket. Available in five metallic colours, the IXUS 240 HS is ideal for social shooting.

IXUS 510 HS – key features:
12x optical zoom in a  metal body
HS System: 10.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
Intelligent IS
Wi-Fi for easy image sharing
8.0 cm (3.2") touch screen with Touch Shutter
Full HD movies, HDMI
Smart Auto (58 scenes)
Face ID
High-speed shooting
Movie Digest (720p)
The IXUS 510 HS is available from April 2012, priced at £349.00/€399.00 RRP incl. VAT.

IXUS 240 HS – key features:
Slim metal body; 24mm, 5x optical zoom
HS System: 16.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
Intelligent IS
Wi-Fi for easy image sharing
8.0 cm (3.2") touch screen with Touch Shutter
Full HD movies, HDMI
Smart Auto (58 scenes)
Face ID
High-speed shooting
The IXUS 240 HS is available from March 2012, priced at £279.00/€319.00 RRP incl. VAT.

PowerShot models:

The PowerShot D20
Engineered to be a part of the adventure, this extreme model features full HD (1080p) video and houses advanced Canon imaging technology in a robust and sporty body. The PowerShot D20 is lightweight and built to withstand the rigours of any adventure. The camera also features a a high-sensitivity CMOS sensor with the DIGIC 4 image processor for high-quality performance– particularly in low-light situations.

PowerShot D20 – key features:
Rugged camera; 12.1 MP HS System
Water, shock, freeze and dustproof
28mm, 5x optical zoom; Intelligent IS
GPS
7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II LCD
Full HD movies
Smart Auto (32 scenes)
Special movie modes
Underwater functions
Optional 40m Waterproof Case

Pricing and Availability
The PowerShot D20 is available from May, priced at £349.00/€399.00 RRP incl. VAT.

PowerShot SX260 HS and PowerShot SX240 HS
Combining modern design with a 20x optical zoom and advanced imaging technologies, these models are said to be the ideal travel companions for family holidays and capturing in detail and full HD video.

The PowerShot SX260 HS and the SX240 HS available in a variety of different colours and are Canon’s slimmest 20x zoom cameras. They offer Canon’s DIGIC 5-powered HS System and new Intelligent IS technology, in a compact body. The PowerShot SX260 HS also features integrated GPS for recording your travels. Both models offer full manual control, for exploring changes to ISO, shutter speed and aperture.

PowerShot SX260 HS – key features:
20x zoom, 25mm wide-angle lens; compact body
HS System: 12.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
GPS
Intelligent IS
Full HD movies
7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
Smart Auto (58 scenes); Face ID
Manual, Av and Tv modes
High-speed shooting
Optional 40m Waterproof Case

PowerShot SX240 HS – key features:
20x zoom, 25mm wide-angle lens; compact body
HS System: 12.1 MP CMOS and DIGIC 5
Intelligent IS
Full HD movies
7.5 cm (3.0") PureColor II G LCD
Smart Auto (58 scenes)
Face ID
Manual, Av and Tv modes
High-speed shooting
Optional 40m Waterproof Case

Pricing and Availability
The PowerShot SX260 HS is available from March 2012, priced at £329.00/€379.00 RRP incl. VAT.
The PowerShot SX240 HS is available from March 2012, priced at £299.00/€349.00 RRP incl. VAT.

PowerShot A series:

The PowerShot A810 and PowerShot A1300, are take anywhere cameras with easy functionality and versatile support for shooting events. Slim and stylish, the new PowerShot A2300 and PowerShot A2400 IS are ideal for style conscious users after a camera to capture party shots and HD quality movies on nights out. The new PowerShot A3400 IS is Canon’s first PowerShot A series model to feature a 7.5 cm (3’’) touch screen LCD for intuitive control, and the PowerShot A4000 IS is the first PowerShot A series model to include a powerful 8x optical zoom lens.

PowerShot A810 – key features:
16 Megapixels
5x 28mm wide-angle lens
HD movies (720P)
Smart Auto (32 scenes)
Help button

PowerShot A1300 – key features:
16 Megapixels
5x 28mm wide-angle lens
Optical viewfinder
HD movies (720P)
Smart Auto (32 scenes)

PowerShot A2300 – key features:
16 Megapixels
5x 28mm wide-angle lens
Smart Auto (32 scenes)
HD movies (720P)
Li-ion battery

PowerShot A2400 IS – key features:
16 Megapixels
5x 28mm wide-angle lens
Intelligent IS
Smart Auto (32 scenes)
Li-ion battery

PowerShot A3400 IS – key features:
16 Megapixels
5x 28mm wide-angle lens, Intelligent IS
Large 7.5 (3.0”) Touch screen
Smart Auto (32 scenes)
HD movies

PowerShot A4000 IS – key features:
28mm, 8x zoom
Intelligent IS
16 Megapixels
HD movies
Large 7.5 (3.0”) LCD


Pricing and Availability
The PowerShot A1300 is available from April 2012, priced at £109.00/€119.00 RRP incl. VAT.
The PowerShot A810 is available from April 2012, priced at £89.00/€99.00 RRP incl. VAT.
The PowerShot A4000 IS is available from February 2012, priced at £169.00/€189.00 RRP incl. VAT.
The PowerShot A3400 IS is available from March 2012, priced at £149.00/€169.00 RRP incl. VAT.
The PowerShot A2400 IS is available from March 2012, priced at £129.00/€149.00 RRP incl. VAT.
The PowerShot A2300 is available from March 2012, priced at £119.00/€139.00 RRP incl. VAT.

For more information or full technical specifications visit:

www.canon.co.uk



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