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Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Tue February 7, 2012

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

Canon PowerShot SX260 HS

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The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS features 20x optical zoom (25-500mm equiv.), a 3.0-in. (461k-dot) LCD, Continuous Shooting of 10fps, AUTO, PASM, Scene Modes, built-in Flash, and Full HD Movie 1920 x 1080 @ 24fps with stereo sound.

The ultra wide-angle allows you to capture wide landscapes, while the long telephoto is great for sports and wildlife shooting. Optical Image Stabilization helps stabilizes the camera at the long focal lengths. A dedicated Movie Button allows you to start recording movies instantly. You can use the full range of optical zoom when you’re shooting a video and the electronic wind filter suppresses wind noise.

Smart AUTO and Scene Modes make the SX260 HS an easy point-and-shoot camera, while more advanced users can use PASM for full control. The PowerShot SX260 HS is equipped with Global Positioning System (GPS) technology to allow you to automatically record the locations and local times of your stills and videos. A special bundled Map Utility software displays the locations of each photo on a world map and even tracks your route from photo to photo. You can create and share custom maps and personal mini-travel guides with friends and family members.

The Canon PowerShot SX260 HS is a compact ultra zoom that is packed with practical features to allow you to capture great stills and movies. Built-in GPS and the Map Utility software make the SX260 HS a perfect travel camera.




Canon SX260 HS
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Canon SX260 HS US | CA | UK  
Image Sensor 12.1 Megapixels, 1/2.3-in. CMOS
Maximum Aperture f/3.5 (W) – f/6.8 (T)
Optical Zoom 20x (25-500mm, equiv.)
Image Stabilization Optical
File Format JPEG
Media SD / SDHC / SDXC
Viewfinder N/A
Shutter Speed 1-1/3200 sec.
15-1/3200 sec. (Total shutter speed range)
Continuous Shooting Normal: Approx. 2.4 shots/sec. (in P mode)
Approx. 10.3 shots/sec. (in High-speed Burst HQ mode)
Shooting Modes Auto, PASM, Scene Modes
Exposure Metering Evaluative, Center-weighted average, Spot
ISO sensitivity Auto, ISO 100-3200 (in P mode)
Macro Normal: 2.0 in (5cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) – infinity (T)
Auto: 2.0 in (5cm) – infinity (W), 3.3 ft. (1m) – infinity (T)

Macro AF: 2.0 in – 1.6 ft. (5-50cm) (W)
Autofocus Contrast TTL AF system
White Balance Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H, Underwater, Custom
Display Monitor 3.0 in. LCD, 461k-dot
Movie [Full HD] 1,920 x 1,080 24fps with stereo sound
GPS Yes
Battery Li-ion Battery Pack NB-6L, Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (included with AC Adapter Kit CA-DC40)
Approx. 230 shots
Dimensions (W x H x D) 106.3 x 61.0 x 32.7 mm / 4.19 x 2.40 x 1.29 in.
Weight Approx. 208g / 7.34 oz (Body only)
Approx. 231g / 8.15 oz (includes battery and memory card)
MSRP US $349.99 / CAD $ / UK £ / EUR € RRP

*Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the part of the manufacturer. Please consult manufacturer’s site for latest specifications.




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2012-08-15 Canon SX260 HS DigitalCameraInfo
2012-04-16 Canon SX260 HS PhotographyBLOG
2012-04-16 Canon SX260 HS ePHOTOzine
2012-03-25 Canon SX260 HS DCRP (dcresource)
2012-02-07 Canon SX260 HS QuickFact Sheet
2012-02-07 Canon SX260 HS, D20, 2012 ELPH Press Release

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Panasonic Canada Announces LUMIX TS20 Prices

Thu February 2, 2012

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS20

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS20

Panasonic Canada has announced availability and price for the LUMIX TS20 (announced worldwide on January 31, 2012). The Panasonic LUMIX DMC-TS20 will be available in early April 2012 in orange, blue, and red colours for a suggested retail price of CAD $229.99.

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PANASONIC INTRODUCES ENTRY-LEVEL RUGGED DIGITAL CAMERA THAT IS WATERPROOF, SHOCKPROOF AND DUSTPROOF

The Panasonic LUMIX TS20, With a Slim Profile, Also Shoots HD Video

MISSISSAUGA, ON (February 2, 2012) – Panasonic Canada Inc. today announced the new Panasonic LUMIX TS20 digital camera, which features a rugged design that allows it to be waterproof*1 to approximately 16 feet (5 meters), shockproof*2 to approximately 5 feet (1.5 meters), dustproof*1 and freezeproof to temperatures as low as -10ºF. The LUMIX TS20 (16.1-megapixels) features a flat and slim profile with a 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens and a 4x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 25-100mm) – which can be extended by 8x with the Intelligent Zoom function, made possible by Panasonic’s Intelligent Resolution technology.

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2012-05-26 Panasonic TS20 / FT20 ePHOTOzine
2012-02-02 Panasonic TS20 Press Release (Canada)
2012-01-31 Panasonic TS20 Press Release

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Panasonic Announces LUMIX DMC-ZS20

Tue January 31, 2012

PANASONIC EXPANDS ITS POPULAR ZS-SERIES OF DIGITAL CAMERAS WITH NEW ADVANCED FEATURES AND CREATIVE SHOOTING OPTIONS PACKED IN A SLIM BODY

Panasonic LUMIX ZS20, the World’s Slimmest Digital Camera with a 20x Optical Zoom Lens*1, Also Features Full-HD Video Recording and Built-In GPS Capabilities

Secaucus, NJ (January, 31, 2012) – Panasonic today introduced the LUMIX DMC-ZS20, the newest member of the acclaimed LUMIX ZS-Series, and the world’s slimmest digital camera with a 20x optical zoom lens*1. With a powerful zoom, a 24mm ultra wide-angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens and the ability to shoot full-High Defintion (HD), the new LUMIX ZS20 builds on the series’ success as an extremely versatile point-and-shoot model. With a newly-redesigned lens system, the LUMIX ZS20 features a new mechanical structure and optical system to further improve image quality and with Nano Surface Coating technology, the LUMIX ZS20 offers stunning image clarity with minimized ghosting and flare.

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2012-07-12 Panasonic ZS20 / TZ30 Imaging Resource
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Panasonic Announces Entry-Level Rugged TS20

Tue January 31, 2012

PANASONIC INTRODUCES ENTRY-LEVEL RUGGED DIGITAL CAMERA THAT IS WATERPROOF, SHOCKPROOF AND DUSTPROOF

The Panasonic LUMIX TS20, With a Slim Profile, Also Shoots HD Video

SECAUCUS, NJ (January 31, 2012) – Panasonic today announced the Panasonic LUMIX TS20 digital camera, which features a rugged design allowing for it to be waterproof*1 to approximately 16 feet (5 meters), shockproof*2 to approximately 5 feet (1.5 meters), dustproof*1 and freezeproof to temperatures as low as 14ºF. The LUMIX TS20 (16.1-megapixel) features a flat and slim profile with a 25mm ultra-wide-angle lens and a 4x optical zoom (35mm equivalent: 25-100mm). Even more, the LUMIX TS20’s zoom extends to 8x equivalent with the Intelligent Zoom function, made possible by Panasonic’s Intelligent Resolution technology.

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2012-05-26 Panasonic TS20 / FT20 ePHOTOzine
2012-02-02 Panasonic TS20 Press Release (Canada)
2012-01-31 Panasonic TS20 Press Release

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Canon SX40 HS Review @ ePHOTOzine

Wed January 18, 2012

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

Canon PowerShot SX40 HS

The Canon PowerShot SX40 HS is a feature-packed camera which also produces great images.

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ePHOTOzine has posted their review of the Canon PowerShot SX40 HS, an ultra zoom digital camera with 12.1MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CMOS), a whooping 35x ultra wide-angle optical zoom (24-840mm equiv.), optical image stabilization, Zoom Framing Assist, 2.7-in. Vari-Angle LCD (230k-dot), EVF, Smart AUTO, PASM modes, Scene Modes, Continuous Shooting 8 shots @ 10.3fps, Super Slow Motion Movie (240fps), Color Accent, and Full HD movie (1920 x 1080) @ 24fps. Both the optical image stabilizer and optical zoom are available during movie shooting.

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Panasonic Canada Announces SZ1

Tue January 10, 2012

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ1

PANASONIC INTRODUCES ULTRA-SLIM LUMIX SZ1 DIGITAL CAMERA – DESIGNED TO BE PORTABLE AND EASY-TO-USE

MISSISSAUGA, ON (January 10, 2012) – Panasonic Canada Inc. today introduced the new LUMIX SZ1 digital camera which combines a powerful 10x optical zoom with a 25mm ultra-wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens, in a slim and compact body, making it extremely portable and easy to carry. The LUMIX SZ1 has 16.1 megapixels and features 720p HD video recording capabilities. And it is easy to use thanks to Panasonic’s popular iA (Intelligent Auto) mode which automatically chooses the best camera settings for natural, beautiful images.

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2012-01-10 Panasonic SZ1 Press Release
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Olympus Unveils SP-620UZ Ultrazoom Compact Camera

Mon January 9, 2012

Olympus SP-620UZ

Olympus SP-620UZ

PORTABLE POWERHOUSE: OLYMPUS SP-620UZ ULTRAZOOM BOASTS OUTSTANDING OPTICS, IMAGE QUALITY AND AFFORDABILITY

High-Performance 21x Wide Zoom Compact Camera–The Ideal Travel Companion

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 9, 2012 – Olympus today unveils the SP-620UZ, a long zoom camera designed for consumers looking for a powerful, great-value, go-anywhere compact that captures challenging shots. Offering impressive wide-angle capability for shooting landscapes, interiors and crowds, it’s a 21x optical zoom lens (25-525mm equivalent*) gives you the flexibility to focus and capture wildlife, competitive sports and other distant subjects without having to carry interchangeable lenses.

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2012-02-29 Olympus SP-620UZ TechRadar
2012-02-23 Olympus SP-620UZ PhotographyBLOG
2012-01-09 Olympus SP-620UZ Press Release

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Olympus Announces New Ultra-Sleek SZ-14 Long Zoom Camera

Mon January 9, 2012

Olympus SZ-14

Olympus SZ-14

TRACK YOUR SUBJECTS NEAR OR FAR WITH NEW ULTRA-SLEEK OLYMPUS SZ-14 LONG ZOOM CAMERA

Super-Slim & Stylish 24x Optical Zoom Camera Captures the Action Close Up and Personal

CENTER VALLEY, Pa., January 9, 2012 – Olympus today unveils the full-featured, slim and sleek SZ-14, a compact superzoom camera with a powerful 24x optical wide-angle zoom lens (25-600mm equivalent*) and two forms of image stabilization to help deliver the clearest results possible. Whether you’re traveling, at a family function, or on the sideline of a sporting event, the new, powerful SZ-14 gives you the flexibility to zoom right in and shoot brilliant close-ups without sacrificing versatility and image quality.

With remarkable magnification power in combination with 14-megapixel resolution, the super-slim SZ-14 is packed with state-of-the-art Olympus technology that delivers excellent image quality. A new, retro-chic “smart grip” at the front of the camera combined with built-in Dual Image Stabilization, helps cut out blur caused by imperceptible camera shake, allowing you to zoom right in for expressive close-ups and vivid HD 720p video.

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2012-01-09 Olympus SZ-14 Press Release

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Panasonic Announces Lumix DMC-SZ7 and SZ1

Mon January 9, 2012

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

Panasonic Lumix DMC-SZ7

PANASONIC INTRODUCES ULTRA-SLIM LUMIX DIGITAL CAMERAS WITH 10X OPTICAL ZOOM AND WIDE-ANGLE LEICA LENS

New LUMIX SZ7 and SZ1 Digital Cameras Offer HD Video and 25mm Wide-Angle Lens in a Compact Body Designed to be Portable and Easy-To-Use

LAS VEGAS, NV (January 9, 2012) – Panasonic today introduced the new LUMIX SZ-Series of digital cameras, the LUMIX DMC-SZ7 and the LUMIX DMC-SZ1, which combine a powerful 10x optical zoom with a 25mm ultra-wide angle LEICA DC VARIO-ELMAR lens, in a slim and compact body, making it extremely portable and easy to carry. The LUMIX SZ7 (14.1 megapixels) can also shoot full-High Definition, 1920 x 1080 60i videos and with Light Speed AF, it has a super-fast focus response time of approximately 0.1 second – making it easy to capture spontaneous must-have photos. The LUMIX SZ1 (16.1 megapixels) features 720p HD video recording capabilities, and both models are easy to use thanks to Panasonic’s popular iA (Intelligent Auto) mode which automatically chooses the best camera settings for natural, beautiful images.

“As more and more people revert to their smartphones because of convenience to take spur-of-the-moment digital photos, Panasonic is introducing two digital cameras that are not only small and compact, but also offer high-end imaging features such as a wide-angle LEICA lens, extremely fast Auto Focus speeds, and High Definition video, giving the consumer outstanding image quality,” said David Briganti, Senior Product Manager, Imaging, Panasonic Consumer Marketing Company of North America. “Panasonic’s SZ7 and SZ1 are extremely compact in size, but offer features that are typically only available in much larger digital cameras, such as a 10x optical zoom, and with new features such as Panorama Shot and Miniature Effect, the SZ-Series is also fun to use.”

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Samsung Announces ST76 and ST66

Mon January 9, 2012

SAMSUNG Unites Revolutionized Design and Outstanding Performance with its Latest ST Range of Compact Cameras

The new Samsung ST76 and ST66 deliver flawless images from a stylish body

Las Vegas – January 9, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, announced today the launch of its latest ST range compact cameras: the 16.1 Megapixel ST76 and ST66. Beautifully-styled yet powerful, the range boasts sleek, modern designs that deliver flawless images, while a host of fun features help inject maximum creativity into everyday shots.

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Canon S100 Review @ DPReview

Fri December 23, 2011

Canon PowerShot S100

Canon PowerShot S100

The [Canon] S100 combines the best qualities of a pocketable point and shoot and an enthusiast compact camera.

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DPReview has published his review of the Canon S100, with 12.1MP resolution (1/1.7-in CMOS), 5x ultra wide-angle optical zoom (24-120mm equiv.), optical Image Stabilization, bright f/2.0 maximum aperture, customizable Control Ring (around lens), large 3.0-in. LCD (461K-dot), PASM modes, Scene Modes, RAW, High Sensitivity System (ISO 6400), ND Filter, GPS, and Full HD 1080p Movie 1920 x 1080 @ 24fps with stereo sound, optical zooming during recording and high speed capture at 240fps (super slow motion playback).

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Nikon S6200 Review @ TechRadar

Mon December 12, 2011

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Nikon Coolpix S6200

Slow and unreliable autofocus [brings] the overall impression of this stylish little camera down. But with a little patience and care to ensure the Nikon Coolpix S6200 is focusing properly, you’ll be rewarded with colourful, detailed, well-exposed shots, much of the time.

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TechRadar has posted their review of the Nikon Coolpix S6200, a compact ultra zoom digital camera with 16MP resolution (1/2.3-in. CCD), 10x optical zoom (25-250mm equiv.), Optical Image Stabilization, 2.7-in. LCD (230k-dot), P, Scene modes, Smart Portrait System, and 1280x720p / 30fps movie with stereo sound.

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2011-12-12 Nikon S6200 TechRadar
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2011-08-24 Nikon S8200 Press Release
2011-08-24 Nikon Coolpix "S" Series Press Release

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