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Canon PowerShot SX500 IS And SX160 IS Cameras Announced

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Category: Compact Cameras
Product: Canon Powershot SX500 IS
Price: £150.00

Canon Unveil PowerShot SX500 IS And SX160 IS - Canon has unveiled two new compact cameras in their PowerShot Range.

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Canon has unveiled two new cameras - the PowerShot SX500 IS and the PowerShot SX160 IS.

PowerShot SX500 IS FRT
 
The PowerShot SX500 IS is the ideal option for users looking for compact power. Utilising Canon’s extensive expertise in lens design, it features a newly-developed 24mm wide-angle, 30x optical zoom lens, small enough to fit in a travel-friendly body. The PowerShot SX160 IS is an affordable, easy-to-use superzoom, boasting a versatile lens custom-designed for this model alone with a 28mm wide-angle and 16x optical zoom.

Both cameras feature a 16 megapixel sensor and the ability to go to full manual control. Both also have a wide range of easy to use creative filters.

Powershot SX160 IS

PowerShot SX500 IS Key Features:
  • Mini 30x ultra-zoom camera with 24mm wide lens
  • 16 Megapixels
  • Intelligent IS
  • Large 7.5 cm (3.0") LCD
  • Smart Auto mode detects 32 scenes
  • HD movies (720p) with HDMI
  • Zoom Framing Assist
  • Fun Creative Filters
  • Full Manual control
  • Face Detection
PowerShot SX160 IS – key features:
  • 16x optical zoom, 28mm wide Canon lens
  • 16 Megapixels
  • Intelligent IS
  • Large 7.5 cm (3.0") LCD; Hints & Tips
  • Smart Auto mode detects 32 scenes
  • HD movies with HDMI
  • Fun Creative Filters
  • Full Manual control
  • iFrame movie
The PowerShot SX500 IS is available from August, priced at £279.

The PowerShot SX160 IS is available from September, priced at £159.

Visit Canon's website for more information on their range of PowerShot Cameras.

Canon Powershot SX500 IS Specifications

ManufacturerCanon
Lens
Max Aperture f/3.4 - f/5.8
35mm equivalent 24mm - 720mm
Optical Zoom 30x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 16Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W) 4608
Pixels (H) 3456
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width) No Data
Sensor Size (height) No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in
Screen resolution 461,000 dots
Touch Screen No
Focusing
Min Focus 0cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
  • Manual
  • Centre
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/1600sec
Shutter speeds longest 15sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity 100 - 1600
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
Exposure Comp +/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 0.8fps
Video
Movie mode Yes
Video Resolution
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS 30
Stereo Sound Yes
Optical Zoom with Video Yes
Other Features
Image Stabilisation Yes
Interface
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2
Wi-Fi No
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery Type Rechargeable Li-ion Battery NB-6L
CIPA Rating 195
Box Contents
Box Contents No Data
Dimensions
Weight 341g
Width 104mm
Height 69.5mm
Depth 80.2mm

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Canon Powershot SX160 IS Specifications

ManufacturerCanon
Lens
Max Aperture f/3.5 - f/5.9
35mm equivalent 28mm - 448mm
Optical Zoom 16x
Image Sensor
CCD pixels 16Mp (Megapixels)
Pixels (W) 4608
Pixels (H) 3456
Sensor Type CCD
Sensor Size 1/2.3 inch
Sensor Size (width) No Data
Sensor Size (height) No Data
Aspect Ratio
  • 4:3
  • 3:2
  • 16:9
  • 1:1
LCD Monitor
LCD Monitor 3in
Screen resolution 230,000 dots
Touch Screen No Data
Focusing
Min Focus 1cm
Focusing modes
  • Autofocus
  • Face Detection
Exposure Control
Shutter speeds shortest 1/3200sec
Shutter speeds longest 15sec
Exp modes
  • Program
  • Manual
  • Scene modes
  • Aperture-Priority
  • Shutter-Priority
Metering
  • Centre-weighted - Average
  • Spot
ISO sensitivity 100 - 1600
White balance
  • Auto
  • Manual
  • Outdoors/Daylight
  • Cloudy
  • Incandescent
  • Fluorescent
Exposure Comp +/-2
Shooting Options
Continuous shooting 0.8fps
Video
Movie mode Yes
Video Resolution
  • 1280x720 720p
  • 640x480 VGA
Video FPS 30
Stereo Sound No Data
Optical Zoom with Video No Data
Other Features
Image Stabilisation Yes
Interface
HDMI Yes
USB USB 2
Wi-Fi No
Storage
Card Type
  • SD
  • SDHC
  • SDXC
File Type
  • JPG
Power Source
Battery Type 2x Size-AA Alkaline or Ni-MH Batteries (NB-3AH)
CIPA Rating 140
Box Contents
Box Contents No Data
Dimensions
Weight 291g
Width 111mm
Height 72.5mm
Depth 44.1mm

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