Mark Peters : February 12th 2012 - 12:20 CET
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS digital compact camera : Canon introduces a new powerful PowerShot SX camera, the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS. Combining a sleek and modern design with an impressive 20x optical zoom and advanced imaging technologies, the new Canon PowerShot camera is the ideal travel companion for recording everything, from family holidays on tropical beaches to action-packed adventures, in stunning detail and Full HD video. Available in three colors for the Canon SX240 HS, the new compact camera is the world’s slimmest in its class and offers Canon’s signature high photo quality thanks to the DIGIC 5-powered HS System and new Intelligent IS technology, in a compact, pocket-friendly body. |
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS
Whether it’s the holiday of a lifetime or a precious family moment, the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS digital camera is designed to bring you closer to the action than ever before thanks to the enhanced 25mm wide-angle 20x optical zoom lens with 4-stop optical Image Stabilizer. The Canon SX240 HS is equipped with the powerful HS System, which pairs Canon’s next-generation DIGIC 5 image processor with the 12.1 Megapixel high-sensitivity CMOS sensor. New 'Zoom Plus' technology further extends the reach of the optical zoom to 39x. To better understand the features and functionalities of this new camera, download the Canon PowerShot SX240 HS Technologies Explained PDF sheet.
Robust metal camera body
The metal camera body and compact, lightweight design ensure the Powershot SX240 HS is perfect for holidays and capturing events. Change easily between photography to filming with just one touch to record the action in 1080p Full HD with crystal clear stereo sound. Fine 'Detail Movie Processing' technology ensures every sensor pixel is employed in Movie mode to capture the finest details, allowing you to relive each moment on an large HD screen. The 20x optical zoom range can also be used whilst filming to get closer to the action and Intelligent IS ensures that footage shot even at the furthest extent of the telephoto zoom is smooth and shake-free.
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS camera display
The large and bright 7.5cm (3-inch) PureColor II G LCD display with 460,000 dots of resolution and a tempered glass layer, for improved viewing and protection against the bumps and knocks of travel, also allows you to review your movies and images in rich color and crisp detail. You can continue to capture stunning pictures in religious monuments or museums without disturbing other visitors thanks to 'Discreet mode' and with the optional waterproof housing, you can also take your Canon camera to depths down to 40 meters - capturing all the beautiful scenery below the waves.
Canon SX240 HS features
• Compact camera body
• 12.1 megapixel CMOS
• 20x optical zoom
• 25mm wide-angle lens
• DIGIC 5 processor
• Full HD movies
• High-speed shooting
• 3-inch PureColor II G LCD
• 58 Smart Auto scenes
• Manual, Av and Tv modes
• Optional 40m waterproof case
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS price & availability
The new PowerShot camera will be available in three trendy colors; black, silver and red. The Canon PowerShot SX240 HS is available from March 2012, and carries a suggested retail price of £300 GBP / €350 Euro in most other European countries. Color options and optional Canon accessories may vary per country. Check out the Canon site in your region for more information.
Canon PowerShot SX retail package
• Canon PowerShot SX240 HS camera
• Canon NB-6L Battery pack
• Fast battery charger
• Canon PowerShot SX manual
• Camera Solution CD-ROM
• Camera wrist strap
• USB Interface cable
Canon PowerShot SX240 HS review
As soon as we receive a Canon PowerShot SX240 HS test sample, we will publish a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures, followed by an in-depth Canon PowerShot SX240 HS review. In the mean time we recommended you our Canon PowerShot SX230 HS review.