Canon has introduced its new tiny and compact 12.1-megapixel PowerShot SD980 IS (Digital IXUS 200 IS) and SD940 IS (Digital IXUS 120 IS) Digital ELPH Cameras. Both of them incorporate Canon’s fast, intelligent DIGIC 4 image processor, 720p HD movie shooting capability, i-Contrast and Smart AUTO mode with Scene Detection technology.

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Powerful features of Canon PowerShot SD980 IS:

  • Canon’s first camera to incorporate 3-inch wide touch panel PureColor System LCD display with cutting-edge interface for easy navigating through images and menus
  • Updated Active Display technology for quickly switching between photos during playback with a shake of the camera
  • Utra-wide 24mm lens with 5x Optical Zoom and Optical Image Stabilization
  • 720p HD movie shooting capability and HDMI output connector
  • Enhanced Smart AUTO intelligently selects the proper settings for the camera based on 22 predefined shooting situations
  • Dimensions: 100 (W) x 53 (H) x 23 (D) mm ; Weight: 130g
  • Available in 4 distinguished colors – silver, blue, purple and gold

Canon PowerShot SD940 IS

Main features of Canon PowerShot SD940 IS:

  • Slimmest wide-angle Canon Digital ELPH Camera ever
  • Large, crisp 2.7-inch PureColor System LCD with wide viewing angle
  • 28mm wide-angle lens with 4x optical zoom and Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Ability to record 720p HD movie, plus HDMI output connector for easy playback of video and photos on HDTV
  • Improved Smart AUTO Mode
  • Dimensions: 89 (W) x 55 (H) x 20 (D) mm ; Weight: 120g
  • Available in blue, black, silver and brown colors

The new stylish and ultra-slim Canon PowerShot SD980 IS and SD 940 IS are expected to be available by September 2009 for $330 and $300, respectively.

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