Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Announced

The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS was announced today. The new SX30 model is the successor of the SX20 IS. New features include a 24mm ultra-wide lens that has an incredible 35x optical zoom ability.

Features of the camera include an Optical Image Stabilizer, 14.1 megapixel CCD sensor, 2.7 inch vari-angle LCD, HD video capabilities, HDMI port, Low Light and Miniature Effect movies, Zoom framing assistant as well as various other settings.

The camera’s 14.1 Megapixel sensor allows photographers to generate A2+ size prints, offering detailed images that users can crop creatively with no compromise on quality. The enormous focal range of the 35x optical zoom lens offers users a unique realm of creative possibilities, extending from 24mm to 840mm (35mm equiv.), capturing everything from ultra wide-angle images to extreme telephoto shots.

Canon PowerShot SX30 IS Features Summary

35x ultra wide-angle zoom
Optical Image Stabilizer (4.5-stop), USM, VCM
14.1 MP CCD
6.8 cm (2.7″) vari-angle LCD, EVF
HD movies, HDMI
Smart Auto
Manual modes, Low Light and Miniature Effect movie
Zoom Framing Assist
Servo AF/AE
Extensive accessory system

The Canon PowerShot SX30 IS will launch later this month with a fairly decent price tag of $429.

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