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Canon intros four entry-level PowerShots

Date posted: Wednesday, January 5, 2011

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Canon has announced four new entry-level models in their PowerShot A-series. Here are their specs:

PowerShot A800 [specs]

  • 10.0 Megapixel CCD
  • F3.0-5.8, 3.3X optical zoom lens, equivalent to 37 - 122 mm
  • 2.5" LCD display with 115,000 pixels
  • Point-and-shoot operation, with Smart Auto mode
  • VGA movie mode with sound
  • SD/SDHC/SDXC (plus numerous MMC formats) card slot
  • Uses two AA batteries; 500 shots per change when using NiMH rechargeables
  • Comes in black, red, and blue
  • Ships in February for $89

Powershot A1200 [specs] - changes:

  • 12.1 Megapixel CCD
  • F2.8-5.9, 4X optical zoom lens, equivalent to 28 - 112 mm
  • 2.7" LCD display with 230,000 pixels
  • Optical viewfinder (!)
  • Live View Control mode allows you to adjust exposure compensation, saturation, and white balance without having to know what any of those are
  • Creative Filters include fisheye, miniature effect, toy camera, poster effect, and more
  • Records movies at 1280 x 720 (24 fps) with sound
  • Comes in silver and black
  • Ships in March for $109

PowerShot A2200 [specs] - changes:

  • 14.1 Megapixel CCD
  • Records movies at 1280 x 720 (30 fps) with sound
  • More stylish body comes in black, blue, red, and silver
  • Uses lithium-ion NB-8L lithium-ion battery, 280 shots per charge
  • Priced at $139

PowerShot A3300 IS [specs] - changes:

  • 16.0 Megapixel CCD
  • F2.8-5.9, 5X optical zoom lens, equivalent to 28 - 140 mm
  • Optical image stabilization
  • 3-inch LCD display
  • Even more stylish body (almost ELPH-like), comes in black, blue, pink, red, and silver
  • Priced at $179

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