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2 AM GMT: Canon has today announced the new Digital IXUS v (S110 Digital Elph). This camera is an update to the tiny Digital IXUS (S100 Digital Elph), the update includes movie clip support, direct printing, noise reduction and new image size options. ". A new adaptive digital signal processor and RGB CCD filter, delivers faithful and vibrant colour reproduction, while noise reduction is used for shutter speeds longer than 1/6th second, ensuring clear and detailed images".
We have just posted our review of this new digital camera:
Canon Europe press release:
v is for Video!
The familiar tiny proportions, luxurious stainless steel body and engineering excellence of the amazing new Canon Digital IXUS v will not come as a surprise, to owners and aficionados of the original Digital IXUS.
The new ultra-compact Canon Digital IXUS v still screams style, sophistication and big city chic, while its clean cool design delivers a powerful hit of high-tech 'feel-good factor'. Look closer and you will see that the real difference is inside the slick brushed-steel case where the Digital IXUS v just got a whole lot better at making one-click photos, videos and prints.
As with all Canon cameras, you can be certain that Canon's advanced technology ensures the Digital IXUS v performs as well as it looks. A 2x optical zoom lens (35 - 70mm, 35 mm equivalent) and 2.11 million pixel CCD deliver amazingly sharp photos every time. A seamless digital zoom allows the IXUS v user complete freedom when composing a shot, while a powerful built-in flash fires automatically, when required. No fuss and definitely no complications.
When the going gets tough, the Digital IXUS v really comes into its own. Even at a crowded and dimly lit party, the Digital IXUS v's AiAF and AIM (Artificial Intelligent Auto Focus, Advanced Integrated Multi-point Metering) will ensure beautiful reproductions with a single click of the shutter button. You just choose the picture you want and let the Digital IXUS v do the rest!
v is for Video! In addition to still image mode, the versatile new Canon Digital IXUS v offers a movie mode capable of capturing high resolution VGA movies, and with up to 30-seconds of flicker free, full motion-picture movie clips complete with sound, you need never miss the whole story. With its intuitive controls the Digital IXUS v really is for everyone.
Instant credit card sized full colour photographic prints are now a reality. By linking the Digital IXUS v to Canon's Card Photo Printer CP-10, great looking photos can be printed in seconds. Users simply select an image and the Digital IXUS v does the rest, automatically optimising the image and sending it to the printer, which then produces a perfect photographic print.
Technically, the Canon Digital IXUS v is one of the most advanced digital cameras in its class. A new adaptive digital signal processor and RGB CCD filter, delivers faithful and vibrant colour reproduction, while noise reduction is used for shutter speeds longer than 1/6th second, ensuring clear and detailed images. With additional power saving designs the Digital IXUS v's Li-ion batteries last longer than ever before and as the Digital IXUS v is fitted with a Type-I Compact Flash card slot enabling up to 192MB of photos* there are excellent reasons for capturing great images whenever you can.
Canon supplies a full range of drivers with the Digital IXUS v offering compatibility with Windows 98, Windows 2000, Windows ME and Macintosh. A complete package of photo and video manipulation and printing software is also supplied.
A full range of accessories is available for the Digital IXUS v including a robust All Weather Case, ideal for the beach or on the slopes, a strongly made Softcase to protect the camera from scratches and a range of spare rechargeable Li-ion battery packs and chargers.