Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera Launched; Offers 10X Optical Zoom

Canon, today has introduced a brand new model in its stylish IXUS digital camera series with the launch of the incredible Canon IXUS 1000 HS Super Zoom Digital Camera, a high-performance digital camera that combining advanced Canon optics with leading technology in a luxurious metal body.

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A completely new addition to the IXUS series, the Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera takes the range to new heights, fusing high-tech features and signature IXUS styling to provide premium image quality and head-turning looks in one outstanding package.

Available in silver, brown and pink, the new Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera is one of the most advanced IXUS models to date, featuring a compact but powerful 10x optical zoom lens that makes it the slimmest super zoom camera of its kind anywhere in the world.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera features a highly compact body with a sleek, glossy exterior. The all-metal design provides the outstanding build-quality uniformly associated with the IXUS range, while a subtle, angular design, with easy-to-reach controls, makes the camera even easier to handle.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera also offers Full HD video capture allows users to record smooth, 1080p HD movies and only the second IXUS model to feature the Canon HS System, that combining a high-sensitivity, 10.0 Megapixel CMOS sensor with powerful DIGIC 4 processing to provide fantastic all-round image quality and high-speed shooting.

The exceptionally compact 10x optical zoom lens showcases the pioneering optical expertise trusted by millions of Canon owners world-wide, ensuring the benefits of a high zoom lens are not lost for the sake of pocketability. As a result of unique engineering, the IXUS 1000 HS offers both – boasting a slim profile that will comfortably fit into a pocket or handbag.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera features a highly-effective optical Image Stabilizer designed with advanced lens-shift technology that allows users to capture sharp images in darker conditions or when the zoom is extended, providing the perfect tool for consistently capturing clearly defined, blur-free images.

In addition, a new, intelligent Handheld Night Scene mode also makes it easy to take beautiful night shots without a tripod, combining several shots taken in succession into one sharp and optimally-exposed picture.

The integrated HS System ensures excellent performance in low light, taking advantage of the 10.0MP high-sensitivity CMOS sensor and DIGIC 4 processor to provide premium image quality and up to 60% lower noise levels at all ISO speeds.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera also supports a maximum ISO speed of 3200 at full resolution, while an extended maximum speed of ISO 6400 is available at 2.5MP resolution, allowing the camera to capture the natural ambience of dimly-lit environments without the flash.

The HS System in Canon IXUS 1000 HS model also enables high-speed, non-stop action to be recorded until either the shutter button is released or the memory card becomes full. Up to 3.7 shots per second continuous shooting at full 10.0MP resolution, captures fast-moving subjects in maximum detail, and up to 8.8 shots per second at 2.5MP resolution in High-speed Burst mode means users will never miss a moment’s action.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera also allows shooting full 1080p HD HD movies in full 1920x1080p resolution movie recording. The 1080p Full HD movies are captured at 24 frames per second, providing a smooth, cinematic account of the action being recorded, while stereo sound complements the pictures with clear, CD-quality audio.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera also includes integrated HDMI-mini port that provides an instant way to share images and video directly on any HDMI-compatible screen, including HDTVs.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera has a 7.6 cm (3.0”) PureColor II G 16:9 LCD screen that incorporates a tempered glass outer layer, providing a high contrast, wide viewing angle ideal for shooting large groups or subjects from awkward angles and play back HD video footage in full screen without black borders at the top and bottom of the picture, providing the perfect companion to the Full HD movie capture.

The Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera also offers easy, wireless content transfers with the support of integrated Eye-Fi connected functions, allowing remote uploads to image sharing websites such as CANON iMAGE GATEWAY. The camera features a dedicated Eye-Fi section in the User Interface, and will disable the automatic power-down function when the Eye-Fi card transmits data – allowing users to transfer content easily and without interruption.

Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera Key Features

  • 10x optical zoom with IS
  • Compact, stylish metal body
  • HS System with 10.0 MP CMOS
  • Full 1080p HD movies. Dynamic IS
  • 7.6 cm (3.0″) PureColor II G LCD
  • Super Slow Motion Movie
  • Smart Auto and Smart FE
  • Shooting modes. Best Image Selection
  • Wink Self-Timer

Price and Availability

The new Canon IXUS 1000 HS Digital Camera is available from September 2010 for the price of  $541.99 (Rs. 25,237 Approx.)

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