Here is a camera that can capture all the memorable moments from your home to your travels. The Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera is one of Canonâ€™s budget super zoom compact digital cameras that’s a very good all-around performer.
Distinctive curves and traditional form are combined in this compact yet ergonomic camera. It can even be used by the youngest member of the family, especially because it has an intuitive button layout and control dial. It will be easy for beginners to operate the common controls, and for advanced users to quickly access the other features.
Zoom in, Zoom out and do it all
With a price tag that wonâ€™t burn a hole in your pocket, you can enjoy the PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Cameraâ€™s amazing array of features designed for optimum convenience. Its 10x optical zoom lens has optical Image Stabilizer, 8.0 Megapixel image sensor and DIGIC III processor.
The DIGIC III, or DIGital Imaging Core image processor, manages all of the cameraâ€™s primary functions to optimize operating efficiency. Thanks to this processor, you’ll get long hours of continuous shooting, great image detail and color reproduction, an accurate white balance, high-speed processing, and advanced noise reduction and face detection.
Aside from having Face Detection technology that accurately detects faces and then adjusts the focus, exposure and flash settings, there is a new Face Select and Track function that allows you to give priority to a single face from among 35 faces in a frame. The Face Selector button switches to this function from any mode, so you can instantly operate the camera to pick out your family members and friends in a crowd. Red-Eye Correction also works in playback, and together with Face Detection to identify and remove red-eye.
The PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera boasts a 35mm film equivalent focal length of 36-360mm that is perfect for use during road trips, family holidays, school events, and even camping trips. 1cm macro mode provides performance for close-up photography. A smaller AF frame size gives you finer control in focusing on smaller objects. Image Stabilizer helps in reducing the effects of camera shakes in low light conditions and when in full zoom. Auto ISO shift boosts the ISO setting to further reduce the effects of unintentional camera movement.
The new Image Resize function adds convenience in sharing your pictures online. This feature allows you to downsize images to 1600×1200, 640×480 and 320×240 sizes direct from the camera. It can be very helpful when you have limited memory space. And speaking of memory space, the PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera comes with a 32MB memory card already. However, it is compatible with SD, SDHC and MMC memory cards, and MMCplus and HC MMCplus formats so you can use memory cards from other mobile devices. A dedicated Print menu allows you to quickly access direct print options. Any PictBridge compatible printer will be able to instantly print your pictures with just a touch of a button.
With all these convenient features, practically any member of the family will be able to get exceptional performance from the PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera. You’ll get the convenience you need to shoot, print, and share pictures at an unbelievably affordable price.
Contributed by Ethel Kay Merioles, Product Reviewer