CES 2013: Canon Rolls out New PowerShot Cameras
January 7, 2013 10:18 AM
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New digital cameras coming next month
Canon has rolled out several new digital cameras that slot in its consumer-centric PowerShot line. The new cameras include the ELPH 130 IS, A2600, and A1400. Canon has also unveiled the new PowerShot N digital camera.
First up is the ELPH 130 IS, which supports the free Canon CameraWindow app available for Android or Apple gadgets allowing the wireless transfer of photos and video from the camera to the portable device. The camera also has the ability to connect directly to compatible Canon photograph printers for wireless photo printing. The camera has an eight times optical zoom lens that is 28 mm wide and features a 16-megapixel sensor. The camera uses Cannon's DIGIC 4 image processor. Other features include a three-inch rear LCD, Smart Auto setting, and intelligent image stabilization. The camera will ship in February for $199.99.
PowerShot Elph 130 IS
The A2600 is a user-friendly digital camera with a 16-megapixel sensor at five times optical zoom lens. The lens is 28 mm wide angle, and the camera features Smart Auto to recognize and choose the best settings from 32 common shooting scenarios. The camera is able to record 720p resolution video and has a dedicated movie button. The camera has a three-inch rear LCD screen and features digital image stabilization. The camera will ship in February with five color options at a price of $149.99.
The A1400 has an optical viewfinder and a 16-megapixel image sensor. The camera uses the DIGIC 4 processor and features a 28 mm wide-angle lens with five times optical zoom. The camera can record HD video and gets power from a pair of AA batteries. The camera also has integrated digital image stabilization and multiple scene modes to give photos artistic style. This camera will launch in February for $109.99.
The last of the new Canon digital cameras is the PowerShot N described as the ultimate storytelling tool. The camera features a new imaging mode that analyzes an image and automatically creates a series of five artistic photos of the original with varying composition, lighting, and color. The camera has a 2.8-inch capacitive tilting LCD that can be controlled with a touch. The camera also features a shutter and zoom ring on the top and bottom allowing pictures to be snapped from any position.
The camera features an eight times optical zoom with a 28 mm wide-angle lens. The camera uses a 12.1-megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor and uses the DIGIC 5 image processor. It can record full HD resolution video and has integrated face identification. The camera is expected to launch in April of 2013 $299.99.
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1/7/2013 1:41:19 PM
I will NEVER buy a camera with ANY touch controls again. They are just a terrible idea from every angle. Impossible to use with gloves on, dirty hands, smudges on your screen, hard to use in bright light, can't quickly locate a button without looking - HORRIBLE!!!!!
The reason companies like all touch is because it's cheaper for them to produce, less mechanical parts. Cheap bastards.
If anything the screens on these cameras need to be smaller to save on battery life. When I'm snapping cameras I hardly care about the screen, just a real quick preview is enough. The screens now are 2 times too large and makes the camera more prone to breaking. It's so easy to stick these large cameras screens in your pocket and break them.
Stop the insanity, bring back common sense and logic to product design. Who designs this crap and does no one get the memo?
1/7/2013 2:19:52 PM
So don't buy one with a touch screen. Problem solved.
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