Canon has unveiled its new PowerShot SX1 IS, which the company claims as the first PowerShot camera to feature 10 Megapixel Canon CMOS image sensor that able to convert and amplify signals before they are transferred to the processor, aiming to produce exceptionally superb still images, free of the stray signals that can mar images.


Impressive Highlights Of Canon PowerShot SX1 IS:

  • 10 megapixel Canon CMOS sensor for superb image quality
  • Large 2.8-inch Vari-angle LCD widescreen for flexible viewing
  • 28mm wide-angle 20x optical zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer Technology, which can automatically detects and corrects camera shake
  • Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels at 30 fps) movie recording capability plus HDMI output
  • RAW + JPEG enables users shoot photos without JPEG compression
  • Advanced DIGIC 4 Image Processor has evolved Face Detection Technology that tracks the faces of moving subjects and lets the shooter enter the frame seamlessly with Face Detection Self-timer
  • 25 Shooting Modes including 12 Special Scene Modes aiming to give users breathtaking, exhilarating pictures even when shooting conditions are tough.
  • Print/Share button for easy direct printing and downloading

The new Canon PowerShot SX1 IS digital camera which measures 127.5 x 88.3 x 87.7mm and weights at 585g (without battery) is expected to hit the market in coming April 2009 for about $600.