Started Feb 19, 2003 | Discussions thread
maynardf1 Contributing Member • Posts: 781
Re: So maybe G4 will be released also???

Aren't all canons imported to n.a.?

psk1029 wrote:
This was in small prints at the bottom of the page. It says that
it's an import... wonder what that means? could be the reason that
we all missed any announcements from Canon...

Shipping weight in pounds: 3.5
Batteries included: Uses 1 size NB-2LH
Assembled Country of Origin: Imported
Components Country of Origin: Imported

Wal-Mart Item #: 000631384

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Canon G2+420EX
Canon S30

Catsbreath wrote:

Philly wrote:
I could be wrong, but I can't imagine Canon letting the S50 be
their standard bearer for the pixel crown in the prosumer catagory.
Actually, someone in the Canon DSLR Forum posted that he was told
by a "Canon employee" that G4 will be released soon, but did not
say anymore.

lildragon wrote:

Anyone else see the s50 on Walmart.com?? It is black body and is 5
mp and 3x optical zoom. I just happen to come across it today. Any
info would be helpful.

Cut and paste from the Walmart website:

Key Features and Description
Image Resolution: 5.0 total megapixels
Lens: 3x optical zoom and 4x digital zoom Image Storage Format:CompactFlash Type I or II memory cards (32
MB included)
Display: 1.8-inch color LCD screen

Additional Features

12 shooting modes including aperture or shutter speed priority,
night scene and movie
9-point auto focus for crisp images regardless of where the
subject appears in the image frame
12 shooting modes from fully automatic to fully manual Built-in flash with red-eye reduction
5 digital photo effects including sepia and black-and-white Self timer with 2 or 10-second delay
USB connection Audio/video output
Software includes Digital Camera Solution and ArcSoft Camera Suite 4.4"W x 2.3"H x 1.7"D
Weighs 9.18 ounces without battery and memory card

Looks to me like the S-45 with a 5 MP CCD. Probably pretty noisy.

It's interesting that it appears on the Walmart website with nary a
word on the digital sites. Obviously it's not released yet but I'll
bet we'll see the announcements from Canon in a day or so. I bet
they have a G-5, too.

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