Mark Peters : February 25th 2012 - 13:35 CET
|Canon PowerShot A2300
Canon PowerShot A2300 digital camera : Canon has announced a new digital camera in its budget friendly PowerShot A range. The Canon PowerShot A2300 camera is designed to help consumers capture brilliant pictures and HD video. The Canon A2300 digital camera features a range of Canon’s leading imaging technologies to ensure that no matter the scene and subject great shots can be achieved. The Canon PowerShot A2300 features a 16 Megapixel image sensor which works together with Canon’s advanced DIGIC 4 processor to ensure stills are captured in crisp, clear detail with natural vivid colors. Perfectly slim and stylish, the Canon PowerShot camera is ideal for style conscious consumers who want a camera to capture party shots and HD movies on nights out.|
Canon PowerShot A2300
The Canon PowerShot A2300 camera features a 28mm wide-angle lens that helps to capture more of the scene, from great group shots to breathtaking landscapes, while the 5x optical zoom lets users get closer to the subject. By detecting motion and merging multiple pictures into one blur free image, digital image stabilization mode minimizes blur for sharp, clear photographs. The compact camera body fits easily into a bag during sightseeing trips or evenings out, so you can get even closer to the action with your Canon PowerShot camera.
Canon A2300 photo modes
For consumers looking to learn more about the functionality and available photo modes on their camera, the Canon PowerShot A2300 features a dedicated Help button that brings up on-screen guidance. The Canon camera also features Canon’s Discreet Mode, which automatically switches off all camera sounds and the flash, perfect for subtly capturing pictures without attracting attention when discretion is required or where flash photography may seem intrusive. The Canon PowerShot A2300 is perfect for those who want a camera to match their style. Available in a choice of four fashionable colours, the sleek and slim body is completed with a stylish metal exterior.
Record HD video with the Canon PowerShot camera
The affordable Canon PowerShot A2300 compact camera is able to record HD movies (720p) thanks to a dedicated Movie Record button. For effortless point and shoot enjoyment, Smart Auto mode detects 32 different scenes and can be accessed directly from any photo mode with one press of the new Auto button. This ensures users can have the confidence to experiment with shooting settings, and instantly be able to leap straight back to Smart Auto mode at the touch of a button. Canon's Face Detection Technology also makes digital photography even easier by automatically focusing on the faces in shot and adjusting exposure to ensure skin tones are natural.
Canon PowerShot A2300 creative photography
Getting creative is easy with the Canon A2300 camera thanks to the introduction of Canon’s Creative photo modes. With the touch of a button consumers can instantly take photos with six different creative photo effects. For example Monochrome adds impact and atmosphere to portraits and landscapes with black and white, sepia or blue monochrome effects, while Fish-eye Effect transforms any shot to add a new perspective and Poster Effect gives pictures a more retro look.
Canon A2300 features
• Compact camera body
• 16 Megapixels
• 28mm wide-angle lens
• 5x optical zoom
• 720p HD movies
• 6.8cm LCD display
• 32 Smart Auto scenes)
• Live View control
• Face detection
• Help button
• Digital IS
Canon PowerShot A2300 price & availability
The Canon PowerShot A2300 digital camera is available in the colors black, silver, red and blue from March 2012, for a suggested retail price of $150 USD / £120 GBP / €140 Euro including VAT. Prices and colors may differ from country to country.
Canon A2300 sales package content
• Canon PowerShot A2300 camera
• Canon NB-11L battery pack
• Canon CB-2LD battery charger
• Canon WS-800 wrist strap
• USB interface cable
• Software CD
Canon PowerShot A2300 review
The moment we receive a Canon PowerShot A2300 test sample, we will start working on an in-depth Canon PowerShot A2300 review, including a sample photo gallery with high resolution pictures and test videos. Also check out our Canon IXUS 500 HS sample pictures and Canon PowerShot G1 X photo gallery.