Canon IXUS 210: images touch

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Today, Canon announced the release of its newest and most advanced in its series cameras IXUS models under the symbol IXUS 210, having a touch screen. Its metal body is made in black, gold, silver or pink. IXUS 210 is equipped with 14.1 megapixel matrix and the brand 24 mm wide angle lens. According to the manufacturer, the touch screen with prompts new items maximally simplifies the creation, viewing and distributing images.

The presence of a touch screen in the IXUS 210 has given rise to it features such as touch-AF (Touch AF), allowing Focus on an object by a simple "touch" to it on the screen. If the object moves, an integrated continuous AF / AE (Servo AF / AE) performs its automatic tracking of preserving accurate focusing and exposure.

In addition, users can move your finger across the screen, and depending on the speed of the movement to change the speed camera will display images. Managing images with the help of Action (Touch Action) allows to relate the action on screen with frequently used functions - for example, mark the "elite" image, delete, rotate, protect your photo collection.

In the model IXUS 210 also features a function Smart Flash Exposure, allowing to effectively manage the work of the flash in different situations. In addition, the users of the camera IXUS 210 may conduct filming in HD resolution (1280x720), but because the download function on the website YouTube, which is contained in the software package CameraWindow, those who have already registered for this resource, can enter upload videos from your PC touch of a button. This novelty is also equipped with a built-in HDMI-port.

Canon IXUS 210 Features:

  • stylish metal body IXUS, performed in one of four colors;
  • 14.1-megapixel sensor and wide-angle lens Canon 24 mm with a 5-fold zoom lens and optical image stabilizer;
  • widescreen LCD dislpey PureColor II with a diagonal of 3.5 inches (8.8 cm) and sensor controls;
  • autofocus sensor, individually configurable circuit arrangement of icons and control via touch;
  • ease of use by Smart Auto mode and face recognition functions, as well as on-screen prompts;
  • video recording in HD resolution (1280x720 pixels) and HDMI interface;
  • intellectual function of exposure at a smile (Smart Shutter with Smile), with winking self-timer timer (Wink Self-Timer) and Timer timer about new faces in the frame (FaceSelf-Timer);
  • function of intellectual exposure when using flash (Smart Flash Exposure) and the intellectual correction contrast (i-Contrast);
  • ultra-fast response and high quality images thanks to DIGIC 4 processor and a system of continuous auto focus / AE (Servo AF / AE);
  • shooting modes, including Low Light ( «Low light»), Fish-eye ( «Fisheye»), Miniature ( «Thumbnail") and Creative Light Effect ( «artistic lighting effects").

Canon IXUS 210 will be on European markets next month, costs 349 / € 389, whereas the North American market (under the symbol PowerShot SD3500 IS) it will appear later this month for $ 329.99.