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Pre-PMA 2004: Canon today announced three new ultra compact digital cameras. The four and five megapixel PowerShot S430 (IXUS 430) and S500 (IXUS 500) are based on the soft edged S400 (IXUS 400), both have bodies made from same unique 'Celabrite' material which is a mix of metal and ceramic. The PowerShot SD110 (IXUS IIs) is a follow-up to the PowerShot SD100 (IXUS II). These new models also take the total number of IXUS models to 30 since 1996.
Amstelveen, The Netherlands, 9 February, 2004. Canon, a leader in photographic and imaging technology, today announces the release of three new Digital IXUS cameras. This takes to a total of 30 the number of IXUS models released since 1996.
The range release includes a new flagship of the Digital IXUS fleet, the 5.0 Megapixel Digital IXUS 500. The 4.0 Megapixel Digital IXUS 430 replaces the previous top of the line Digital IXUS 400, while the 3.2 Megapixel Digital IXUS IIs takes over from the popular Digital IXUS II.
Launched to popular and critical acclaim in May 1996, the original stainless steel IXUS APS camera triggered an avalanche success. Canon has stuck with IXUS ever since, never straying from the IXUS philosophy of simplicity and beauty that feels great in the hands. Released in May 2000, the first Digital IXUS marked the beginning of a string of successes for Canon in the style-conscious digital compact segment.
"This new range celebrates eight stylish IXUS years," said Mogens Jensen, Head of Canon Consumer Imaging Europe. "Unmistakably IXUS, these new cameras bring together uncompromising build quality and an abundance of relevant technologies in a triumph of miniaturisation and design".
All metal bodies
Still referenced in the new digital models is original IXUS creator Yasushi Shiotani's distinctive 'box and circle' design, now copied unashamedly by many other camera manufacturers. All three new cameras are protected with superbly finished stainless steel bodies with the traditional silky IXUS feel. The new 'Silver White' finish of the Digital IXUS IIs is so called since it contains traces of silver, while a distinguishing gold ring circling the lens barrel of the Digital IXUS 500 sets it apart from other models.
Images taken with the 5.0 Megapixel Digital IXUS 500 and 4.0 Megapixel Digital IXUS 430 can be printed up to A3 size without image quality degradation. Both the Digital IXUS 500 and Digital IXUS 430 include a 3.0x optical zoom, with the Digital IXUS IIs featuring 2.0 optical zoom. Optical zoom ensures the full sensor size is employed when closing in on a subject, so pictures taken with the zoom do not suffer from image degradation. All cameras feature 9-point Artificial Intelligence Auto Focus (AiAF) for fast and sharp images, even with off-centre subjects.
Superb images, no waiting
Each of the three models feature the same dedicated DIGIC processor now installed across all Canon cameras up to the EOS 10D Digital SLR and professional series PowerShot Pro1. DIGIC delivers superb colour rendering and image quality, handling all the complex algorithms required to make colours brighter, images sharper and focusing crisper. It does this with unrivalled speed and efficiency, making for highly responsive cameras and eliminating the phenomena of staring at the back of the camera waiting for an image to display. iSAPS technology uses camera settings and environmental data to predict the most likely scene and makes adjustments accordingly.
Each camera features 3-minute QVGA or QQVGA movie clips with sound recording, full playback and in-camera cutting and editing. Digital IXUS 500 and Digital IXUS IIs can also capture high-resolution VGA movie clip up to 30 seconds at single recording. When connected to any Canon compact photo printer, all models include 'Movie Print' mode. This extracts a succession of up to 63 individual and evenly spaced movie clip frames from any given movie clip and automatically prints them as thumbnails on a single sheet of postcard size paper (100 x 148 mm). This is ideal for freezing and analysing or admiring action sequences such as a golf swing. An ID Photo Print function prints a number of durable passport photograph size images (of selectable height and width) to a single sheet.
Simple photo printing and PC connection
The cameras all include Canon's new Print/Share button. When connected via USB cable to any PictBridge or Direct Print compatible photo printer or Windows PC, a blue light on the Print/Share button switches on to indicate successful connection. Pushing the button when lit instigates a print of the currently displayed image (based on the connected printer's default settings) or an automatic transfer of images to the PC . The camera transfers all images, all images not yet transferred, or all images marked for transfer, depending on the user setting selected in the camera's set up options.
No fuss online sharing
All new IXUS cameras come with a full membership to CANON iMAGE GATEWAY, a personal online photo gallery with 100MB of free online space for storing and sharing favourite albums. CANON iMAGE GATEWAY can also be used to personalise your camera with start-up image and sound-effect downloads.
Options to shoot anywhere
For diving, surfing and skiing, optional waterproof cases are available, giving the cameras full protection to a depth of 40 metres. Optional car battery adaptors are available for the Digital IXUS 500 and Digital IXUS 430, while extra power adaptors and optional soft cases are available for all models.
Software supplied includes browsing and printing software ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Mac). Other software includes PhotoStitch, plus photo and movie manipulation software ArcSoft PhotoStudio and VideoImpression. Drivers include TWAIN (Windows 98/2000) and WIA (Windows Me). Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) support allows the camera to connect to any Windows XP and Mac OS X (v10.1/v10.2) system without the requirement for a driver installation.
|Name (US)||PowerShot S410||PowerShot S500||PowerShot SD110|
|Name (EU/SE A)||Digital IXUS 430||Digital IXUS 500||Digital IXUS IIs|
|Name (JP)||IXY Digital 430||IXY Digital 500||IXY Digital ??|
|Body material||Celabrite||Celabrite||Stainless Steel|
|Sensor|| 1/1.8" Type CCD
4.0 million effective pix.
| 1/1.8" Type CCD
5.0 million effective pix.
| 1/2.7" Type CCD
3.2 million effective pix.
|Image processor||Canon DIGIC|
|Image sizes|| 2272 x 1704
1600 x 1200
1024 x 768
640 x 480
| 2592 x 1944
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1024 x 768
640 x 480
| 2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1024 x 768
640 x 480
|File formats|| JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
AVI (Motion JPEG)
|Quality Levels|| Super fine
|Movie clips|| 640 x 480, max
320 x 240, max 3 mins
| 640 x 480, max
320 x 240, max 3
160 x 120, max 3 mins
|Lens|| 3x optical zoom
36 - 108 mm equiv.
F2.8 - F4.9
| 2x optical zoom
35 - 70 mm equiv.
F2.8 - F3.9
|Digital zoom||Up to 3.2x||Up to 4.1x||Up to 3.2x|
|Auto focus|| 9 point AiAF
1 point AF (center)
|Manual focus||No, Infinity lock available|
|AF assist beam||Yes|
|Closest focus||5 cm||10 cm|
|Shooting modes|| Auto
|Sensitivity equiv.|| Auto
|Exposure compen.|| -2.0 to +2.0 EV
0.3 EV steps
|Shutter speed||15 - 1/2000 sec
||15 - 1/1500 sec|
|Noise reduction||Noise reduction for shutter speeds slower than 1.3 sec|
|White balance|| Auto
|LCD monitor|| 1.5" TFT LCD
|Self-timer||2 or 10 sec|
Modes: Auto, Manual On/Off
Red-Eye reduction: On/Off
Slow sync: On/Off
Range (wide): 0.5 - 3.5 m (Auto ISO)
Range (tele): 0.5 - 2.0 m (Auto ISO)
0.5 - 3.0 m (Auto ISO)
0.5 - 2.0 m (Auto ISO)
|Drive modes|| Single
(2.5 fps, max 5 images)
(1.5 fps, max 8 images)
(2.2 fps, max 14 images)
(1.5 fps, max 17 images)
(2.2 fps, max 12 images)
|Direct print|| Canon Compact Photo Printers
and Bubble Jet Printers with direct print
PictBridge compatible printers
|Other features|| Sound memo (up to 60 sec)
Playback zoom 2x - 10x
|Connectivity|| USB 1.1 (mini-B)
|Power|| Lithium-Ion NB-1LH battery
| Lithium-Ion NB-3L
|Storage|| Compact Flash
Supports cards over 2 GB
| Secure Digital (SD) card|
|Dimensions||87 x 57 x 28 mm
(3.4 x 2.2 x 1.1 in)
|85 x 56 x 24 mm
(3.3 x 2.2 x 0.9 in)
|Weight (no batt)||185 g (6.5 oz)||165 g (5.8 oz)|
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