Canon has announced the shipment of its 100 millionth digital compact camera. It plans to launch a special color variation compact camera to mark the occasion. Beginning with the PowerShot 600 in 1996, Canon claims to have delivered a total of 106 models around the world.

According to Canon, the key digital compact camera models have been:

  • IXUS Digital (2000)
  • PowerShot A70 (2003)
  • Digital IXUS i (2003)
  • PowerShot G7 (2007)
  • PowerShot S5 IS (2007)

Canon has given no details of the specially colored camera it says it will release.