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Old 01-09-2012, 06:18 PM
Lee Yuan Sheng
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Default Canon Announces Powershot ELPH 520HS and 110 HS Cameras

<div class='os_post_top_link'><a href='http://www.dcresource.com/news/newsitem.php?id=4430' target='_blank'>http://www.dcresource.com/news/news...tem.php?id=4430</a><br /><br /></div><p><img src="http://images.thoughtsmedia.com/resizer/thumbs/size/600/dht/auto/1326126458.usr15670.jpg" /></p><p>Phew. Compared to Fuji's <a href="http://www.digitalhomethoughts.com/news/show/130440/fujifilm-announces-nineteen-cameras-for-ces-2012.html" target="_blank">product diarrhoea</a>, Canon has released just two more cameras from its popular ELPH/IXUS line. The one above, is the <strong>Powershot ELPH 520 HS</strong>, or <strong>IXUS 500 HS</strong>&nbsp;in Europe and parts of Asia. The camera boasts a 10 megapixel CMOS sensor, an optically stabilised lens with a huge (for a compact) 12x 28-336mm equivalent f/3.4-5.6 zoom lens, a 3" HVGA LCD, and 1080p videos at 24 FPS. Like all HS cameras, it is capable of some high speed stuff, which in this case results in a 6.8 FPS frame rate in continuous shooting mode at a reduced resolution, and the requisite 240 FPS videos at QVGA resolution. The camera is really tiny; it is a fraction larger than the very small Pentax Optio S5n I had in 2005, and that only had a 3x zoom lens. Something had to give, and the result is a compact camera that uses microSDHC cards instead of the usual SDHC cards. The camera will ship in March 2012 at US$300.</p><p>The <strong>Powershot ELPH 110 HS</strong>, or <strong>IXUS 125 HS</strong>, has a 16 megapixel CMOS sensor. an optically stabilised 5x 24-120mm equivalent f/2.7-5.8 zoom lens, a 3" HVGA LCD, and 1080p vidoes at 24 FPS. Similar to its sibling, it offers a continuous mode of 5.8 frames per second at a reduced resolution, and the same 240 FPS videos at QVGA resolution. The camera will ship in February for US$250. Both cameras have some new automated features for casual shooters, so check out the source link for more, along with more photos of both cameras!</p>
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