Canon Powershot SX1 IS Review
The SX1 IS compared to an average CD disc.
PowerShot SX1 IS Features: 10-megapixel CMOS imager for up to 3648x2736 pixel images Canon's DIGIC 4 image processor Canon 20x optical zoom lens covers 28-560mm True Lens-Shift type optical image stabilization system Articulated 2.8-inch Vari-angle 'Pure Color II' LCD flips forward and rotates 270� Advanced TTL autofocus system Low-light focus assist illuminator iSAPS 'Intelligent' scene-recognition technology RAW and JPEG image fomrats (RAW+JPEG too) Full Auto, Program AE, Shutter-speed priority, Aperture priority, Manual, and Custom exposure modes 16 Pre-programmed creative scene modes for specific shooting situations Stitch Assist mode for perfect panoramas iContrast intelligent contrast correction 4:3 and 16:9 aspect ratios Full HD (1920x1080) video with Stereo sound at 30fps up to 4GB SD movies at resolutions of 640x480 or 320x240 (30fps) up to 4GB 4.0fps Continuous burst capture of Large/Fine images Face Detection AF/AE/FE/WB and new Face Detect Self-timer mode Evaluative, Center-weighted or Spot metering options (fixed to the center or linked to the AF frame) Exposure and Flash compensation: +/-2EV in 1/3-step increments White Balance: Auto, 7 presets and two Custom settings Orientation sensor that automatically detects vertical or horizontal shooting Built-in manual pop-up flash unit Hot shoe accommodates Canon Speedlites Shutter speeds of 15 seconds to 1/3200 second Automatic Noise Reduction on shutter speeds 1.3 sec. and longer Selectable ISO settings from 80 to 1600 (3200 using special lower resolution scene mode) Built-in stereo microphones and speaker Sound Memo option allows you to add up to 60 seconds of sound to an image Powered by 4 AA-size batteries Remote control capabilities, Wireless Controller WC-DC300 included Direct print and PictBridge Compatible USB 2.0 high-speed connectivity for PC and Mac Standard A/V ports, plus dedicated HDMI port SDHC/SD/MMC/MMC+ compatibility The PowerShot SX1 IS will be available in April 2009 for an estimated selling price of US$599.99. The camera kit includes: PowerShot SX1 IS Body AA-size Alkaline Battery (x4) Neck Strap NS-DC7 Wireless Controller WC-DC300 Digital Camera Solution CD-ROM USB Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Stereo Video Cable STV-250N Lens Hood LH-DC50 Lens Cap Please help support our site and visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability.
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