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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS / Digital IXUS 980 IS / IXY 3000 IS

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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

The Canon PowerShot SD990 IS is a 14.7-megapixel digital camera that measures 3.81 x 2.45 x 1.10 inches (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 5.64 ounces. It is available in two different colors including black and silver.

The camera is equipped with Canon’s DIGIC 4 technology. It features an optical image stabilizer that eliminates blurs caused by moving objects or camera shakes. It also comes with Servo AF which enhances its Face Recognition feature. Apart from these, t…

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Canon PowerShot SD990 IS

The Canon PowerShot SD990 IS is a 14.7-megapixel digital camera that measures 3.81 x 2.45 x 1.10 inches (W x H x D) and weighs approximately 5.64 ounces. It is available in two different colors including black and silver.

The camera is equipped with Canon’s DIGIC 4 technology. It features an optical image stabilizer that eliminates blurs caused by moving objects or camera shakes. It also comes with Servo AF which enhances its Face Recognition feature. Apart from these, the camera also has Scene Detection, a Face Self-Timer, an Intelligent Contrast Correction, and Red-eye Correction.

The PowerShot SD990 IS features up to 4x optical zoom, 3.7x digital zoom and 21 different scene modes which include Auto, Program, Manual, Quick, Portrait, Foliage, Snow, Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Aquarium, Underwater, ISO 3200, Indoor, Kids & Pets, Night Snapshot, Color Accent, Color Swap, Digital Macro, Stitch Assist, and Movie. The camera also offers different special effects allowing its users to choose from Vivid, Vivid Blue, Vivid Green, Vivid Red, Neutral, Sepia, Black & White, Positive Film, Lighter Skin Tone, Darker Skin Tone, and Custom Colors.

The Canon PowerShot SD990 IS saves still images up to 4,416 x 3,312 pixels in JPEG format while digital videos are saved in MOV format. It records videos clips at 30 frames per second in both VGA (640 x 480 pixels) and QVGA (320 x 240 pixels).

The Canon PowerShot SD990 IS comes with a 2.5-inch PureColor LCD II display with a wide viewing angle. The LCD is coated with anti-glare and anti-scratch coatings.

The PowerShot SD990 supports the use of SD, SDHC, MMC, MMC Plus, and HC MMC Plus memory cards. It is powered by a NB-5L rechargeable lithium ion battery that can take approximately 280 shots or up to 700 shots when the LCD is turned off. The battery can also accommodate approximately 360 minutes of continuous playback.

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Cannon Digital IXUS 960 IS is a compact digital camera. The design comes along with a titanium casing and provides great quality of image. The Cannon Digital IXUS IS has the optical image stabilization, face detection and optical viewfinder. The digital camera comes with the whopping of 12 megapixels and provides the waiting option between shots. The Cannon Digital IXUS 960 has the CCD sensor and provides the existence of advanced technology in the digital camera. The camera has a 3.7x optical zoom lens and comes with excellent performance speed. The Canon Digital IXUS 960 IS has an equivalent range of 35m of 36- 133m of aperture range. With the existence of the rumored Canon Digital IXUS 980 IS, the digital camera is said to possess additional megapixels of 15 and has a wide screen for shooting of the images. Provides greater quality of images and expected to have a great bang on the digital camera industry.

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