Canon Optura S1 camcorder |
"Whether we're breaking new ground by delivering easy-to-use video and still performance in a stylishly hip design in the Optura S1, Canon is leading the way in the digital camcorder two-in-one category," said Yukiaki Hashimoto, senior vice president and general manager of the Consumer Imaging Group at Canon USA Inc, a subsidiary of Canon Inc.
Canon S1 - Compact & capable
A fusion of today's style with uncom-promising performance, the new Canon Optura S1 camcorder's sleek, compact design makes a fashion statement while delivering high quality digital video and photos. The camcorder's clean, modern, minimalist look is complemented with an inviting interface that features a modicum of buttons and a new Easy Menu System to speed ease of use. With advanced digital features, superior optics and 2.2 megapixel CCD performance that produces brilliant video and photos, the Canon S1 model is the camcorder customers always wanted with the cool they crave.
Canon S1 camcorder - Top-notch video performance
The Optura S1 camcorder records true widescreen video so that consumers can watch their home movies in the same widescreen format as their new TVs. The Optura S1 camcorder features DV Photo Plus, which is an amalgam of Superior Canon Optics (10x Optical Zoom Lens/200x Digital Zoom), a 2.2 megapixel CCD Image Sensor with RGB Primary Color Filter, a DIGIC DV Image Processor and Print & Share for one touch printing of photos at home and downloading to a computer. The camcorder also has built-in Image Stabilization for steady video and a built-in video light allows customers to keep shooting video in low-light conditions.
Canon camcorder - Stunning digital photography
A wide variety of photo features help transform the Optura S1 camcorder into a high-quality 2.2 megapixel digital camera. For better exposure, customers can select the metering and scene modes on the Optura S1 model or shoot with Auto Exposure Bracketing to capture the perfect shot. Nine Point AiAF for sharp focusing and such photo-centric features as Continuous Shooting Mode, Image Effects, and Photo Review, helps the Canon S1 model function just as adeptly as a digital camera as it does as a camcorder. The Canon Optura S1 camcorder also features a built-in photo flash, built-in lens cover, and a miniSD Card slot. Popularly used in today's newest cell phones, the miniSD Card offers the benefit of high-capacity storage in a small size.
Canon Optura S1 camcorder - Warranty
All Canon Mini-DV camcorders come complete with a manufacturer's limited warranty covering parts and labor for one full year, one of the longest warranty terms in the camcorder industry. The Canon Optura S1 is compatible for Windows XP and Mac OS X and above.
About Canon USA Inc.
Canon U.S.A., Inc. delivers consumer, business-to-business, and industrial imaging solutions. The Company is listed as one of Fortune's Most Admired Companies in America and is rated #35 on the BusinessWeek list of "Top 100 Brands." Its parent company Canon Inc. is a top patent holder of technology, ranking third overall in the U.S. in 2004, with global revenues of $33.3 billion.