Canon Announces 3.2-Megapixel Powershot A510LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., Jan. 20, 2005 – Building upon the enormous success of the PowerShot A70 and A75 models, the most popular digital cameras of 2003 and 2004 in the U.S.*, Canon’s new compact 3.2 megapixel PowerShot A510 digital camera with a powerful 4x optical zoom provides consumers with a comfortable introduction to the fun and freedom of digital photography. Named for their use of AA batteries, Canon’s A-series digital cameras offer easy-to-use, high quality features to consumers looking to capture, save and share meaningful memories, personal milestones and family functions. The next generation PowerShot A510 digital camera is 13 percent smaller and 10 percent lighter than its predecessor, yet it is equipped with a longer 4.0x 35-140mm (35mm format equivalent) optical zoom lens with Canon optics for sharp images. The new lens features all-glass construction and two aspherical elements in a seven-element formula. The Canon PowerShot A510 digital camera kit will be available by the end of January for an estimated street price of .99.
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