Ilse Jurriën : August 19th 2009 - 23:20 CET
Canon IXUS 200 IS
Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS digital camera : Canon announce a new Digital IXUS digital camera, bringing an even higher level of style, sophistication and high-tech features to the Canon Digital IXUS range. Introducing firsts for Canon, the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS combines an impressive 24mm ultra wide-angle 5x zoom lens with a 3 inch PureColor II Touch display. The Canon IXUS 200 IS compact camera makes it easier than ever to take breathtaking photos. By capturing every detail in an image - with a 12.1 Megapixel image sensor - users of the Canon 200IS have the freedom of creating large prints, or altering composition by cropping images, without compromising image quality.|
Ultra wide photography with the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS
Featuring a 24mm ultra wide-angle 5x zoom lens with an optical Image Stabiliser (IS) the potential to capture sweeping landscapes or large groups up close is now at your fingertips. Picture quality is assured thanks to a 12.1 Megapixel sensor and DIGIC 4 - Canon’s fast, intelligent image processor, delivering superb image quality and natural colour reproduction.
Canon IXUS 200 IS touch screen display
The Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS camera features an impressive wide 3.0 inch PureColor II Touch display. With a firm focus on ease-of-use, the touch screen technology works together with traditional button control to create a highly-intuitive user experience, giving you fingertip control over a variety of camera functions. Touch AF, for example, enables users to select objects or faces on the touch screen - which the camera tracks and automatically keeps in focus - capturing the perfect image every time.
Touch Action on the Canon 200 IS
Large, high visibility on-screen icons allow for quick and easy selection of shooting and flash modes, while a vertical orientation shutter release function means users can shoot by simply touching the screen. Touch Actions allow users to match gestures made on-screen to commonly used functions, such as tagging images as favourites or erasing, rotating, or protecting images in their collection. Browsing images has never been easier - simply drag your finger across the screen and the camera will adjust the speed of review with the speed of the gesture on-screen.
Smart auto mode on the Canon IXUS 200IS digital camera
To make it easy for anyone to take a great pictures, the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS features Smart Auto mode with Scene Detection Technology. Automatically detecting faces, motion, distance, colour, and brightness in the frame, the camera selects from one of 22 scene variables to optimise settings for the best results. Smart Auto technology is enhanced by the addition of Servo AE/AF, which tracks movement in the frame, adjusting focus and exposure to achieve the perfect shot.
Canon Digital IXUS 200IS includes a FaceSelf-Timer
The Canon IXUS 200 IS compact camera comes with a range of Face Detection technologies so shots of friends and family are captured in perfect detail. Face Detection WB, sets the camera’s white balance to achieve natural skin tones in unusual lighting conditions, whilst Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB ensures the intended subject is properly exposed and in focus. The Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS compact camera also features FaceSelf-Timer - a handy feature for self-portraits and group shots as the camera only takes a photo two seconds after an extra face enters the frame.
Canon IXUS 200 IS compact camera offers great picture quality
The Canon 200IS also features i-Contrast, an intelligent technology that automatically deals with tricky lighting situations by preventing highlight blowout, while retaining shadow detail. This automatically deals with difficult shooting situations, particularly when subjects are backlit on a sunny day. Incorporating new technologies, incredible ease-of-use and sophisticated design the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS offers incredible image capturing quality in a stylish compact camera.
Canon IXUS 200 IS records high definition videos
The Canon IXUS 200IS digital camera also features an HD movie mode, which shoots widescreen high definition video at 720p resolution. Recorded videos can be easily shared with family and friends by connecting the digital camera to a compatible HD display via the camera’s HDMI mini port.
Canon IXUS 200IS brings useful photography tips
The Canon IXUS 200 IS includes ‘Hints & Tips’ within the user interface. Short descriptions of camera functions simplify the interaction with the camera and encourage users to explore the digital camera features.
Canon Digital IXUS 200IS camera body
The Canon IXUS 200 IS digital compact camera also makes it easy to review photos with Active Display - a feature that enables users to flick through images and start and stop movies by simply moving and tilting the camera. Packed with cutting edge, yet easy-to-use features, the Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS sports incredibly good looks with a slim, stylish metal body in a choice of four colours: blue, gold, purple or silver.
Canon Digital IXUS 200 IS review
As soon as we receive a full production Canon IXUS 200 IS test sample, we will publish a photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an extensive Canon IXUS 200 IS review.