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Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 8 megapixel camera

PowerShot SX100 IS will inspire you with its phenomenal 10x Optical Zoom and so much more. There's the 8.0-megapixel CCD and Optical Image Stabilizer for shake-free shooting. Plus, the DIGIC III Image Processor with advanced Face Detection, Face Selector Button and Red-eye Correction assure superb results every time. Auto ISO Shift and ISO 1600 make low light shooting easy. Fairly approachable for beginners with a range of automatic controls and scene-mode options, the Canon SX100IS also offers a wide range of functions including a fully manual mode that will please more experienced users. The series combines dynamic features along with high power zoom. The camera offers a resolution of 8 megapixel as well as a 10x optical zoom. Its fresh features include DIGIC III, Optical Image Stabilizer, etc. The large Mode Dial lets you select Scene Modes or full manual control effortlessly. Along with ergonomic design, Canon SX 100IS is fit to perform still photography as well as capture movie clips functions with ease and deftness. It provides excellent manual control to the user, coupled with powerful battery backup.

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Re: Canon PowerShot SX100 IS 8 megapixel camera

Features of Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital camera
  • Exceptional value in a compact ultra-zoom 8.0 Megapixel digital camera with unique Canon DIGIC III Image Processor for superior image quality and vibrant colors.

    A new concept, PowerShot SX100 IS is compact and portable with streamlined controls. Take it everywhere, because inside is a level of photographic power that?s truly impressive; 8.0 megapixels ensure deeply detailed images?giving you complete freedom to enlarge an image or any section of an image and crop it to your exact specifications.With DIGIC III, your images boast superior quality, the camera operates at top efficiency and battery life is enhanced. What?s more, DIGIC III enables Canon?s Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction to give you better, more true-to-life people shots. Simply press the Shutter Button halfway down, and the camera automatically pinpoints the faces in the scene and chooses the ideal focus point. The camera controls exposure settings and flash to keep every face looking bright and natural. Red eyes can be corrected during playback.

  • Zoom in for sharp, steady close-ups with Canon's 10x Optical Zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer.

    The PowerShot SX100 IS has a 10x optical zoom Lens that makes it easy to get the inspiring, emotive close-ups that will make your images lasting keepsakes. This magnificent lens gives you the power to shoot distant subjects with razor-sharp precision and stunning lifelike color. So you can brilliantly capture a bird high atop a tree, a child?s winning goal from across the stadium or a school play from the last row. Plus, thanks to Canon?s highly sophisticated Optical Image Stabilizer technology, even at maximum zoom, every image is rock steady. The PowerShot SX100 IS is equipped with Canon?s acclaimed Optical Image Stabilizer Technology that automatically detects and corrects camera shake?one of the leading causes of fuzzy or blurred shots. Even when zoomed in, you can get the steady, crisp, brilliant images you?ll be proud to shoot and share. And Canon?s Optical Image Stabilizer Technology is so convenient to use. It functions perfectly with or without a flash.

  • High-quality 2.5-inch LCD screen for easy viewing, AA batteries for the family on-the-go.

    The camera?s 2.5-inch LCD screen gives you the big picture, whether you?re shooting, reviewing or showing off your images. This high-resolution screen offers a crisp, clear picture and wide viewing angle to make shooting, playback and using the camera?s menu functions especially convenient. Clear and bright, it also features Night Display for easy viewing in low light. And the convenience of using AA-size batteries, no special power adapters or chargers are needed wherever you go.

  • Genuine Canon Face Detection Technology sets the focus, exposure and flash automatically, leaving you free to compose a group, capture an unguarded moment, or coax the perfect smile. Plus the new Face Selector Button lets you select the primary face.

    DIGIC III features Face Detection technologies, giving the you best possible results in any shooting situation. Face Detection AF/AE sets the focus point and exposure for the faces of your subjects. Face Detection FE adjusts the flash to correctly illuminate your subject to provide the best balance between your subject and the overall scene, eliminating the common problems of over- and underexposed faces. Red-eye Correction detects and corrects red-eye during playback. In unusual cases where red-eye is not automatically detected, it can easily be corrected manually during playback mode.

  • Instant Creative Control

    Easy-to-use Mode Dial with a wide range of shooting modes from fully manual to fully automatic; including Kids & Pets mode to capture fast moving objects.
    spacer.Now you?re free to concentrate on what really counts?your subject. With the large simple-to-operate Mode Dial, all you have to do is turn to the setting that best matches the scene you?re viewing through the lens. The PowerShot SX100 IS does the rest. It chooses the perfect exposure, aperture and flash. Or if you want to flex your creative muscles, choose Manual Control and do it all yourself. You?ve got special Scenes Modes to handle a wide range of common shooting situations?effortlessly.

    With 18 Shooting Modes including 7 Special Scene Modes, you?re ready for whatever shot comes your way.

  • Complete print solution

    The PowerShot SX100 IS's Print/Share button makes direct printing easier than ever. Simply connect the SX100 IS to a Canon CP, SELPHY or PIXMA Photo Printer or any PictBridge compatible photo printer, press the lighted Print/Share button and print! Also use the Print/Share button to transfer images to a computer (Windows and Macintosh). For desktop large-format printing, try one of the Direct Photo Printers that allow you to print without a computer in one of two ways: plug your compatible PowerShot camera into the Direct Photo Printer using the supplied USB interface cable, or simply insert a memory card into the supplied adapter. You can also connect the printer to your computer for more options. Print high-resolution, borderless images as postcards or 8.5" x 11" sheets within minutes.
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Specification of Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital camera

Specification of Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital camera
  1. Image Capture Device
    • Type : 8.0 Megapixel, 1/ 2.5 inch type Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
    • Total Pixels : Approx. 8.3 Megapixels
    • Effective Pixels : Approx. 8.0 Megapixels

  2. Lens
    • Focal Length : 6.0-60mm f/2.8-4.3 (35mm film equivalent: 36-360mm)
    • Digital Zoom : 4x
    • Focusing Range :
    • Normal : 1.6 ft./50cm-infinity (W), 3.3 ft./1m-infinity (T)
    • Macro : 0.39 in.-1.6 ft./1-50cm (W)
    • Autofocus System : TTL Autofocus

    Specification of Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital camera
  3. Viewfinder & Monitor
    • LCD Monitor : 2.5 inch low-temperature polycrystalline silicon TFT color LCD with wide viewing angle
    • LCD Pixels : Approx. 172,000 pixels
    • LCD Coverage : 100%

  4. Aperture and Shutter
    • Maximum Aperture : f/2.8 (W) - f/4.3 (T)
    • Shutter Speed : 15-1/2500 sec. (settable in Tv and M)

  5. Exposure Control
    • ISO Sensitivity : Auto, High ISO Auto, ISO 80/100/200/400/800/1600 equivalent (Standard Output Sensitivity. Recommended Exposure Index)
    • Light Metering Method : Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
    • Exposure Control Method : Program AE, Manual; AE Lock, Safety Shift, Auto ISO Shift
    • Exposure Compensation :+/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

  6. White Balance
    • White Balance Control : Auto, Preset (Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H)

  7. Flash
    • Built-in Flash : Auto, Auto w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash On, Flash On w/ Red-eye Reduction, Flash Off; FE lock, Safety FE, Slow Synchro
    • Flash Range : 1.6-9.8 ft./50cm-3.0m (W), 1.6-6.6 ft./50cm-2.0m (T) (when sensitivity is set to ISO Auto)
    • Recycling Time : 12 sec. or less (battery voltage=3.0V)
    • Flash Exposure Compensation : +/-2 stops in 1/3-stop increments

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