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Canon unveils new IXUS and Powershot digital cameras


Canon Singapore held a product launch at the Naumi Hotel this afternoon, showcasing their latest IXUS and PowerShot digital cameras – IXUS 95 IS, IXUS 100 IS, IXUS 110 IS, IXUS 990 IS, PowerShot A480, PowerShot A1100 IS, PowerShot A2100 IS and PowerShot SX200 IS.

Andrew Koh, Director and General Manager of the Consumer Imaging and Information Division for Canon Singapore officiated the event with the announcement of the new IXUS and PowerShot digital cameras.

The four new IXUS cameras include the IXUS 95 IS, 100 IS, 110 IS and 990 IS which are equipped with Canon’s Linear Lens system.

The 12.1-megapixel IXUS 100 IS claims to be the slimmest IXUS camera (at 18.4mm thin) and features DIGIC 4 imaging processor, 3x optical zoom and 1280×720 HD movie recording with HDMI output.

The IXUS 110 IS has a 12.1-megapixel CCD, 4x optical zoom lens, can record movie in 1280×720 HD quality with HDMI output and equipped with DIGIC 4 imaging processor.

Available in six colours, the IXUS 95 IS (shown above) features 10-megapixel CCD, 3x optical zoom lens, DIGIC 4 imaging processor and a 2.5-inch PureColor II LCD display.

The 12.1-megapixel IXUS 990 IS is powered by a DIGIC 4 imaging processor and offers 5x optical zoom, 1280×720 HD movie recording and 3.0-inch PureColor II LCD display.

As for the new PowerShot digital cameras, they packed more features and resolution which should please both photo-enthusiasts and beginners.

PowerShot SX 200 IS – 12.1-megapixel CCD, 12x optical zoom with Optical Imaging Stabilizer (OIS), DIGIC 4 imaging processor, 0cm Super Macro, Auto pop-up flash and 720p HD movie recording with built-in HDMI.

PowerShot A2100 IS and A1100 IS – 12.1-megapixel CCD, 6x optical zoom (4x optical zoom for the A1100 IS), DIGIC 4 imaging processor, 3-inch LCD display (2.5-inch for the A1100 IS) and available in blue, pink, green and grey (only black for the A2100 IS).

PowerShot A480 – 10-megapixel CCD, 3.3x optical zoom, 1cm Super Macro, DIGIC III imaging processor, 25% smaller than PowerShot A470 and 2.5-inch LCD screen.

The Canon IXUS 100 IS comes in four different colors – matt red. black, gold and silver

Pricing and Availability

The IXUS 95 IS is now available at SGD399; the IXUS 100 IS and 110 IS will be available from April at SGD469 and SGD549 respectively; and the IXUS 990 IS will be available in the 2nd quarter this year (no pricing available yet).

The PowerShot A1100 IS and A480 IS are available now at SGD329 and SGD219 respectively; the PowerShot A2100 IS and SX200 IS will be available in the 2nd quarter this year (no pricing available yet).

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